1. Fast fashion posts will be deleted immediately at the discretion of the editors (Erica and Carissa (cupcakewalker)
Examples include pieces from H&M, Forever 21, Gap, Old Navy, Express, American Apparel (this is not an exhaustive list).

2. Pricing guidelines: Don't ask for more than you paid. If it's a current season item, I usually offer at least a 30% discount. Any posts that seem profit-motivated will be deleted. If it's obviously worn or more than 1 year old, I offer at least 50-60% discount of the paid price (not the original price).

3. Do not list more than 3 items a day. You can easily schedule a post for the next day.

4. Anyone who reposts an item within a week ('reducing' the price if no one has posted a comment) or ends an auction early won't be able to post any longer.

5. If you don't leave your contact info in the comments, you will not be included in the random drawing.

6. Only serious buyers, please! The buyer has 2 business days to pay or make arrangements.

7. Previous blog authors who have given up their spots will have access to an Open ID for occasional posts. Anyone on the wait list who only has 1-4 total items can contact a participating blog author who can post items on their behalf.

8. Do not re-list an item more than twice.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

REDUCED & RELIST: Odette NY Feather Necklace

Sterling silver feather necklace by Odette NY. Hand carved in wax and cast in silver.

Worn once and in excellent condition.

Charm length: 1 inch
Chain length: 17 inches

RRP: $110. Asking for $45 (includes shipping from Australia)

Email: preciousillusions@gmail.com for queries or offers

Listing ends: 1 week
Please leave your name and email in the comment section if interested.

BNWT Primoeza Jane Pocket Dress size S

Gorgeous tunic dress by Primoeza. Wide neckline and extended sleeve. Hangs slightly off the body for a relaxed fit. Features a hand embroidered cross detail at the hip pocket.

Comes brand new with tags. Size S and true to size. 100% linen.

Primoeza's pieces are known for being well-made and use of quality fabrics and this is no exception.

First two photos are from Dagmar Rousset to convey fit.

Bust: 21"
Length: 32.5-34"

Asking for $95 (this includes shipping from Australia)

Email: preciousillusions@gmail.com for queries or offers

Listing ends: 1 week
Please leave name and email in comment section if interested.

RELIST/REDUCED: Pip Squeak Chapeau Raw Waist Sleeveless Dress

Sleeveless dress by Pip Squeak Chapeau, bought from their Greenpoint boutique. Has raw-edge detail at waist, low mock-neck color and pockets. 100% lightweight cotton, perfect for warm weather.

Color: washed "midnight" color somewhere between aubergine/purple/carbon color (not the same as photo with model)
Material: 100% cotton Size: S (loose style, feels more like medium to me); approx. 41" long,  16" across shoulders,  17" across armpit

Condition:Worn twice, excellent condition

Paid: approx. $300
Asking: $80 $120 + 8 shipping
Listing ends: June 2
Please leave your email in the comments section if interested. Thanks for looking!


Posting for Lauren:

This is a VERY RARE, bright red Built by Wendy tank in her famous eagle print, from her 2009 Spring/Summer collection. Built by Wendy no longer makes a women’s line, of course—so this is a true collectable vintage piece. Barely worn at all—essentially in perfect condition. Looks absolutely brand new! Zero fading, zero visible wear. (I've just had the buttons replaced too)

DETAILS: 100% cotton


Length (from top of shoulder strap to hem) = 24.5” 
Underarm to underarm (when pulled flat) = 19”

Originally sold for: I don’t remember the exact price, but it was a little over $100. Asking:  $65. *FREE SHIPPING*

Listing ends June 3. 

I’m very happy to answer any questions—just send me an email! LisforLauren(at)hotmail(dot)com. Thanks!


Posting for Lauren:

Amazing, one-of-a-kind geometric print dress by organic & sustainable French designer AMBRYM. Silk screened in Paris, delicate, light silk with optional tie belt. 

The "Elgon Dress" is from Ambrym’s incredible Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collectionThe "Elgon Dress" is SOLD OUT everywhere—in all sizes—online, and otherwise, so this is a rare find. *BRAND NEW* with tags!

The dress can be cinched at the waist for more feminine look, or worn straight for more “edgy” drape. SUPER flattering and easy to wear. The back of the dress is *solid black* (100% silk as well). 

100% silk
Made in France
Black back, patterned silk in front

Length (from top of shoulder to hem) = 35.5”
Waist = 23.5” flat

Originally sold for:  $415. Asking:  $190. *FREE SHIPPING!*

Listing ends June 3. Happy to answer any questions—just send me an email! LisforLauren(at)hotmail(dot)com. Thanks!


Posting for Lauren:

GORGEOUS silk Osei Duro "Maena Shell" in their "Green Rubics" print. This is a very beautiful (and ethically made!) piece: hand dyed and hand batiked in Ghana. Please note: the blouse is semi-sheer. *NEVER WORN*, brand new! (tags removed).

100% Silk
Hand wash or dry clean
Fits very true-to-size
Made in Ghana

Length (from top of shoulder to hem) = 20.5"
Bust (there is no "underarm seam," so this is approximate) = 22"

Originally purchased for:  $107. Asking:  $70

Listing ends June 3. I'm very happy to answer any questions—just send me an email! LisforLauren(at)hotmail(dot)com. Thanks!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Robert Clergerie shoes

Robert Clergerie size 8

Broze Gold Peweter Super comfy Minimal wear

Asking: $75

Citizens of Humanity Avedon Cropped Jeans Size 28

Great pair of Citizens of Humanity Avedon jeans in size 28.
Cropped length.  Nice stretch fabric, comfortable and extremely flattering.  Worn a handful of times, in excellent condition.  Zip closure and button fly.

Style:  Avedon Style #133
Size: 28
Material: 98% cotton, 2% Elastane

Rise: 8"
Inseam: 26"
Waist: 28"
Hip (widest portion): 38"
Leg opening: 10"
Rise: 8in / 20.5cm
Inseam: 26in / 67cm
Leg opening: 10in / 26cm

Paid: $188+tax
Asking: $65 + shipping ($5 to Canada, $10 to US)

If interested please leave email in Comments section.
Thanks for looking!

Reduced! Rag & Bone Distressed White Jeans Size 25 - $40

In excellent used condition Rag & Bone white distressed jeans. Style name Dash Slouchy skinny jeans. Fits like a loose 25"-26 boyfriend fit. Very stretchy jeans There are minor spots on the bottom of one leg but they are hardly noticeable especially with the slouchy bottom. It's hard to photograph the spots.

Inseam: 30"

Asking: 40 + shipping
please email w3nders@gmail.com for any questions.

Newbark Roma Sandals

Newbark Roma sandals with off-white snake embossed leather. Size 8.5 (Newbark tends to run on the small side; I am usually a size 8). Padded, comfortable leather sole. Worn a couple of times, but in great condition aside from some scuffs on the leather strap (see photo for details). Purchased new from The Line in soho for $298 plus tax (details here). I had a professional cobbler put protective soles on the bottoms to prevent slipping and preserve the sole.

Asking $85 or best offer. US shipping and paypal only. Please send all inquiries to wytheandmetropolitan[at]gmail[dot]com. Thanks!

Patagonia Fleece Jacket - small

Patagonia Retro-X Fleece Jacket in black. Women's size small. Windproof fleece. This year's model is found here (the black colorway was not made this year). Purchased last year new from the Patagonia store in Soho, NYC for $229 plus tax. Worn several times, but in very good condition. Hoping to find a home for this great jacket, as I already have too many Patagonia fleeces.

Asking $50 or best offer. US shipping and paypal only. All inquiries please contact wytheandmetropolitan[at]gmail[dot]com. Thanks!

Rennes red gables mini leather satchel

Red leather satchel by rennes. Leather is a soft cowhide in a vibrant red. The knotted ends of the strap are adjustable and can be tied at different lengths. Has a magnetic snap closure. Lined in blue chambray with a tag inside, stamped with 'rennes'.

Used twice. In great condition. The lining has a mark on it inside, however this is only visible when the bag is open.

9.5" wide, 7" tall, 2" deep with strap that is 50" and shorter.

Asking for $40 (this includes shipping from Australia)

Email: preciousillusions@gmail.com for queries or offers

Listing ends: 1 week
Please leave name and email in comment section if interested.

Monday, May 25, 2015

3.1 PHILLIP LIM-"X"-cellent Wood Platform Sandals

3.1 PHILLIP LIM-"X"-cellent Wood Platform Sandals size 8

Wooden Platform Sandals sage green....worn around the house. They been in my closet. Like new Paid $400 retail $625 Asking $180

Coach backpack

Black leather backpack. Clean used with minimal wear Paid $85 asking $50