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At e-commerce site Garmentory, bid on clothing from boutiques around Canada

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At e-commerce site Garmentory, bid on clothing from boutiques around Canada

Most fashion e-commerce sites have set prices and ample stock, but Garmentory, a new Canadian website, does things a little differently. Small, local boutiques with wares to sell can post photos of their pieces (say, a size small fringe sweater or a size 29 pair of jeans) on the site along with the retail price. You can then make an offer of any amount on an item that you like and, within 24 hours, the store will either accept or reject your offer. At first, I thought this model was a little bit complicated. But then I gave it a try and it was incredibly simple. Here's the piece that I found on the site: Embroidered tank top The top was located at a store in Guelph called Blush and retailed for $90. Here's how I ended up ripping open a package to have the silky fabric fall through my hands: 1. I found the top in my size while browsing the website on Sunday night. 2. Retail was $90, so I offered $60. I had to input my credit card info in order to make an offer. 3. On Monday, the shop confirmed my offer. At that point, my credit card was charged. I have made other offers on different items that were rejected, so my card was not charged for those. When an offer is rejected, you can make a higher bid if you choose. 4. On Wednesday, my top arrived in the mail (shipped from Guelph to Toronto) looking better than in the online picture. Not all deliveries are likely to be so quick, since Garmentory features stores from across the country. Here I am wearing my new top: Garmentory top What do you think? Will you try bidding on new clothing at Garmentory? Click here for more shopping sites we love.
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