Sold on eBay! | Thriftanista in the City

1.04.2013

Sold on eBay!

Just before Christmas, I sold something on eBay for $51 that I bought for 0.25 at an estate sale! That sale got me pumped to sale more stuff I have around the house that aren't likely to be missed. 

Multiple streams of income is on my vision board and I think increasing my eBay and Etsy sales will top the list of most profitable this year. My extremely modest earnings from last year were a 50/50 split of sponsored posts and online sales.

These are the items I plan to kick off with. Once I get them posted, I'll be sure to share the link.

Alice and Olivia tunic dress
Alice and Olivia Dress


Alice and Olivia dress





vintage Coach shoulder bag
Vintage Coach purse

Coach Purse

3.1 Phillip Lim cuffed tuxedo trousers
Phillip Lim pants


Phillip Lim pants

vintage YSL Rive Gauche tuxedo petal mini skirt

Yves St Laurent Rive Gauche skirt

gold tone jewelry Pulsar watch
Pulsar Watch

Pulsar watch

In other news: 
I received some positive feedback about having a thrifted monthly giveaway so look out for the first one coming this month!

I posted a mini haul over on Thrift. City. Life. See what I bought at a suburban Goodwill. Let me know what you think.

I am throwing my blog in the ring for the title for the Top 25 Fashion and Beauty Moms on Circle of Moms. I entered for a a few reasons:

1. I want to see more women of color in the top 25.
2. Thrifting rocks and I want to see a thrift fashion blog in the the top 25.
3. It's 2013, I'm trying something new!

With that said, I would love your vote and you can expect to see this plea several times during the voting period!

Happy Friday and have a good weekend, Thriftanistas!

16 comments

Laila @OnlyLaila said...

Hustle on! 2013 is going to be an awesome year for your business!

Nicole said...

Congratulations and how do I vote?

Ellen aka Ellie said...

The voting may be once a day, but it's really once in 24 hours. Make mine a nightly reminder since that's when I first voted!

Mac is listing things on eBay before he moves next weekend. He is having wild success with one item, so far nothing on the others. You just never know, but it's worth a try for sure!

Mrs. Collins said...

Great pieces! I voted for you! :-)

Quiana said...

Good for you getting that sale! I voted too. Your 2013 is off to a good start!

Shon said...

The shoes are Fierce!! Love it!! Great sale!
You inspire me. I applaud your reasons for entering the contest!!

Shon

That's My Mama said...

Love that tunic! Congrats on that 50.75 come up. Thats amazing :) Now im off to vote for you...Good luck!

YUMMommy said...

I voted for you. I agree that I would like to see more women of color in those Top 25 contests on Circle of Moms. And isn't eBay such a great way to not only find great pieces but to make a little extra income as well?

laniza said...

I voted for you. I hope that you win! Here's to lots of streams of money in 2013!!

Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

major steals
Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

My Thrifty Chic said...

I always struggle with selling stuff online and I get frustrated. If you have any good tips about selling on ebay & etsy, I'd love to hear! I am your newest GFC follower by the way :)

mythriftychic.com

Splendor said...

That's awesome. Multiple avenues of income is something I too have been researching. Happy New Year, xoxo.

Brandi said...

That's great!! Congrats on your first sale, a big one too! Headed over to vote for you, hope I'm not too late.

Fashion Pad said...

Geesh that's a huge profit margin, congrats! I know expanding my bottom line is also on my goal list...but I am trying to do it without working harder, lol.

Sandy a la Mode said...

i have a ton of things i should sell so i can make more money to buy new things! :)

xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

toi said...

oh, this such a cool venture. that was a good profit

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