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Here Are The Top 5 Myths That Keep You From Selling Your Clothes

“I don’t have time”

Time is money, honey! Selling on Curtsy will make you money, and it’s easy as pie. Or cake.

Seriously, we’re the only app that sends you shipping supplies so you can skip the post office, and tells you exactly how to price your stuff. Posting takes 30 seconds.

“People aren’t going to buy my clothes.”

Not with that attitude! Our best-selling brands are those you’d find at the mall, or your fave online stores: Free People, Lululemon, Revolve, Nordstrom, etc.

If you bought it in the last few years from a recognizable brand, someone will buy it on Curtsy!

“I’m going to wear those clothes again.”

Girl you’re not fooling anyone! You know that dress you bought for freshman year HOCO or that random bach party isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

You might as well make some money and give those items a second life.

“I don’t have enough followers.”

Phew! We’re like the only app where you don’t have to be an influencer these days. We use machine-learning and AI to show relevant clothes to shoppers.

All you do is post, and then your items sell. Like magic.

“I’ll sell when I … (move, graduate, etc.)”

Ahem, Marie Kondo does NOT approve. There’s a new way of living and it’s called: one in, one out!  Every time you buy a new outfit, post an old one on Curtsy.

You’ll have less stress, more space, and more money to spend on things that make you happy. 
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The future of Curtsy is buy/sell

To our incredible community —

Today we’re nervous and excited to announce our biggest change yet.

Curtsy started as a way for women to rent clothes from each other. Next week, we’re switching to buy/sell, and ending support for renting.

Curtsy works best for special occasions like formals, but most people only have a few of those per year. This made it really hard to build a sustainable business.

Even though we’ve helped our community make $1M renting out their closets, as a company we still spend more money than we make.

If you’re one of the thousands of women that use Curtsy to rent and make money, we feel you. Taking out renting is bittersweet for us.

At the same time, we’re excited for this new chapter. Buy/sell has been our most requested feature since we started Curtsy.

We’re taking your favorite things about Curtsy and bringing them to buy/sell: Our curated shopping experience, ease of posting, high quality photos, and incredible customer support.

You’ll soon be able to use Curtsy every week rather than twice a year.

The new app will launch on Monday, July 2 and we can’t wait for you to try it.

If you previously had items listed for rent, you’ll be able to list them for sale with one tap. All of your messages and past orders will still be in the app, as well as any earnings from past rentals.

If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

Thank you.

David


David Oates
CEO & Co-Founder
Curtsy

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The Curtsy Closet is Officially Open in Downtown Tuscaloosa

A thousand pieces from the app, all in one place: The Curtsy Closet.

The first Curtsy Closet opened up in downtown Tuscaloosa two weeks ago. Here are the deets:

The Curtsy Closet is a Pop-Up shop with over a thousand pieces from the app. You can rent in-store or from the app, just like normal.

On the app, you can always see what’s currently available in the store.

What all can I rent in-store?

Everything from tops and bottoms, to cocktail dresses, long formal dresses, rompers, purses, and even shoes. It’s all owned by girls in Tuscaloosa.

“It’s easy and convenient to come in for an event and immediately find a rockin’ dress or outfit.” – Brittany McMahon

Why did you open up the pop-up?

We figured it was time to open an official location after our Campus Director, Olivia Kercher, ended up with 600+ dresses in the guest bedroom of her house. Shout-out to her roommates who let the un-offical Curtsy Closet take over their house.

Olivia’s Trunk Show

When is it open?

Mon-Thurs: 12-8PM

Fri-Sun: 12-6PM

Where is it?

Next to FIVE

2312 6th Street

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

How can I have my closet in the pop-up?

Text us if you’re interested in having your closet in the store: +1 (205) 792-0291

Cheers to all the amazing girls who made the Curtsy Closet possible:

Olivia Kercher

Madison Holmes

Martine McLellan               

Laurel Wilson

Catherine Ross

Alex Sample

Morgan Charles

Issey Behr

Brittany McMahon

Lexi Wardell

Maribeth McClenny

Madeline Little

Lily Bell

Cara McClenny

Kelsie Nagel  

All our Ambassadors  💕

 

If you have any other questions about the pop-up, shoot us a text: +1 (205) 792-0291. We hope to see you in the store soon! 

xo

Team Curtsy

 

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Are You Our Next Curtsy Photography Intern? Apply now.

img_1130-3Gain experience while doing what you love.

Are you an outgoing and creative spirit with a passion for style, eager to meet new people, and embrace your creativity?

Do you have a knack for photography, with an eye for filters and lighting?

Do you love learning what makes people tick and hearing their stories?

You might be our next Photography Intern. This role will allow you to step out of your comfort zone and gain real-world experience working for a fast-growing startup.