An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg
Fashion

Luxury fashion resale takes off in Asia as social stigma attached to second-hand clothes fades

  • Luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective saw its order volume double in 2020 – much of that thanks to Asia, where the number of new sellers jumped 98 per cent
  • Celebrities such as Crazy Rich Asians actress Fiona Xie are helping turn pre-owned fashion from socially unacceptable to almost collectible

Topic |   Fashion
An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee authenticates a pre-owned Louis Vuitton product for Vestiaire Collective. Shoppers in Asia are finally warming up to the idea of buying pre-owned. Photo: Bloomberg
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