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Donations & Consignment

Donations & Consignment

Recycle a Suit, Renew a Woman's Life

If you are in the Philadelphia or Southern New Jersey area, you can donate your gently used or new women's clothing and accessories to us!  Career Wardrobe and The Wardrobe Boutique take donations of women's professional and casual clothing or accessories in good condition.  Items not suitable for Career Wardrobe's client programs may be resold at The Wardrobe Boutique or donated to other nonprofit organizations. 
 
For a full list of Career Wardrobe donation locations, please visit www.careerwardrobe.org.  
 

What We Accept for Resale

  • Separates: skirts, pants, blazers, blouses, “Casual Friday” outfits
  • Shoes and Accessories: purses, handbags/briefcases, jewelry
  • Outerwear: coats and jackets
  • Formal wear: prom, wedding and dance dresses and accessories

How to Donate

  • Check items for stains, tears and imperfections - if free of these things ... consider donating!
  • Keep your donations on hangers or neatly folded in shopping bags so that we may process them appropriately. 
  • Please do NOT bring in donations in large trash bags.
  • If you would like a tax receipt for your donation, be prepared to value your donation.
  • Drop items off at The Wardrobe Boutique Monday - Saturday during store hours.

Your Donations are Tax-Deductible!

Both your clothing donations and financial gifts to the Career Wardrobe are tax-deductible.  In addition, clothing donors receive an instant 10% savings when making purchases at The Wardrobe Boutique's Philadelphia store.  Download a tax-receipt or get help on deciding the value of your donation with our Pricing Guidelines.
 

Designer Consignment

We accept new and high-end luxury designer items for consignment on a limited and appointment-only basis. If your closet is like a who's who of Fashion Week and resembles a stylist's showroom, you are an ideal candidate. It's as simple as these 4 steps:

1) Call The Wardrobe Boutique at (215)568-2660 or email consignment@careerwardrobe.org.

2) Coordinate and confirm an appointment time with our authorized buyer.

3) Bring items to be assessed to the appointment. Items selected during your personal consultation will be priced, with consignor receiving 50% of that price. Items not selected can still be donated for a tax receipt and 10% coupon.

4) Receive your check within 3 days via mail.

Below is a list of designer items we are currently interested in:

  • Armani
  • Burberry
  • Celine
  • Chanel
  • Dior
  • Dolce and Gabbana
  • Fendi
  • Gucci
  • Hermes
  • Kate Spade
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Michael Kors (not Michael Michael Kors)
  • Moschino
  • Prada
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Smyth
  • St John
  • Tory Burch
  • Vera Wang
  • YSL

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