Material world

  • What To Trade In
  • April 22, 2017

New Brands We’ve Consciously Coupled With

Good news! We’ve added 24 stellar brands to our list of Accepted Brands. This was no spur-of-the-moment decision. We take our time to really consider which brands are turning out clothing that is fashionable, functional, and friendly to our environment. We want our denim to be just like our relationships...high-quality and long-lasting.

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  • Authentication
  • April 14, 2017

How to Authenticate Prada Saffiano Handbags

It’s all in the details. Our authentication experts will train you to look beyond the label to notice the small details that say everything.

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  • Top Tips
  • March 29, 2017

Spring Clean Out Time!

Spring is the quintessential time to clear out the old and make way for the new. Decluttering your closet is an easy way to refresh your style, clear your headspace, and find that MIA sweater. Plus, you have the added bonus of making someone happy by passing on your Chloé and Marc Jacobs castaways.

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  • Community
  • March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

Material World was founded by our fearless leaders, Rie and Jie, to empower women to reinvent themselves and their worlds. We consider apparel to be the gear you need to get to where you want to go, whether you’re running after kids, running a meeting, or running for office. On International Women’s Day (psst it’s today!) it is especially important to celebrate the strong, proactive, and diverse women in our lives that work hard to make things, simply put, better. Today is a reminder to recognize where gender inequalities still exist, and to acknowledge those who are focused on closing these gaps. We truly believe that women supporting women drives real momentum. Though our list could go on forever, here are a few female change-makers. Each, in her very own unique style, is a modern day leader.

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  • Brand Spotlight
  • January 13, 2017

Moschino: Luxury at its Loudest

“Fashion should be fun and send a message.” This is the motto on which Italian luxury house Moschino was founded. By pioneering designs that blend rebellion and irreverence and even criticizing his own industry at times, Moschino pushed the limits on fashion from the beginning.

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  • Community
  • December 15, 2016

Metallic-heads

Want to know more about the team behind Material World? Meet seven of the members who help us run our trade-in and shopping services daily, while also getting a taste of their personal styles.

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  • Industry
  • November 15, 2016

YOOX's Unique Take on Fashion

We admire pioneers that inspire – learn why YOOX ­is a favorite online shopping destination for Material World.

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  • Authentication
  • October 27, 2016

How to Authenticate Christian Louboutin Shoes

Let our buying team walk you through the art of spotting a pair of authentic Louboutins.

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  • Style Edit
  • October 13, 2016

Halloween, Madonna Style

This year, we’re inspired by the ultimate chameleon herself, Madonna, and with her style in mind, we propose a new, more sustainable approach to shopping for your Halloween costume.

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  • Industry
  • October 4, 2016

Fashion Month Trend Report

Our breakdown of the stand-out trends across Fashion Month.

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