Clear out your closet and earn some cash by selling your unwanted clothing on consignment!  Not only is selling on consignment a great way to earn some extra cash, you could essentially use the cash to purchase the clothing you really want!  Maybe a guilt free solution to your shopping habits?

With almost every season, I find a small pile of clothes to bring in to a local consignment shop.  It’s pretty exciting to stop by later in the year to pick up the cash I earned for items I would have otherwise simply donated.

Here are my tips to help you get the most money out of the items you bring to consignment:

Make sure your items are clean

Give your gently-worn clothes a wash to freshen them up and to get any stains out, you’ll have more luck selling items that are in great shape.

Make sure your items are ironed

Going along with my previous point, having clothes that are newly ironed will help your items sell for top dollar.

Make sure your items are current/in style

You will have the best luck selling more “current” clothing; nobody wants to wear your grandmother’s polyester pants!

Don’t hold on to something you know you won’t wear

The longer you hold on to an item you know you won’t wear, the less it will be worth when you decide to finally clear your closet.

Not only is consignment great for buying pieces for your wardrobe at affordable prices, it’s also a great way to part with some of your gently-worn clothes and make some money while you’re at it!

What are your selling on consignment tips? Have you ever brought any items to consignment shops?