Polished Magazine

Spring 2003

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Boston's Alternative Source for Designer Clothing

Designer cloths for a lot less money? consignment stores is your answer.. Consignment stores sell gently worn designer wear for less. Second Time Around is a consignment store that specializes in contemporary, high-end designer clothing on Newbury Street in Boston. The store accepts only current season clothing, no older than two years, garments must be clean and in near-perfect condition. Consignors receive fifty percent of the proceeds when their items sell.

Second Time Around, located at 176 Newbury Street, carries designer clothing for men and women, shoes, handbags, accessories, and wedding gowns. The store contains a well-edited collection of apparel in full range of sizes, styles, and price ranges. The merchandise included a sheer black mesh beaded dress from Prada, originally prices at $638 and selling for $298. In the men’s section a plaid single-breasted jacket by Marcus Luffer for Louis Boston was selling for $186-the original price tags from Louis Boston are marked at $725. In the back ot the store, the small clearance section contained a few exceptional bargains: an Armani shirt for $15, Vivian Westwood trousers for $25, and Fendi pants for $13. Many pieces at Second Time Around have never been worn and still have the original price Tag.


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