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With 65 years of experience in the designer fashion consignment industry, Michael’s has a lot to say about fashion, consignment, New York City, business, lifestyle, how to spot a fake and more.

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Four Fantastic Fashion Blogs We Love

Posted on September 07, 2015 by Tamara Gates

Fashion blogging has taken on a life of its own.  We have many favorites!  It would be impossible to list them all... here are four we think you should check out.  Some are more well-known with huge reach... some are specific to where you may be in your life right now... others are just a girl, a camera, and a fun sense of style.  Enjoy!  And please let us know if you have any favorites... we are always looking...

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Posted in Luxury Consignment

How To Consign 101

Posted on August 25, 2015 by Tamara Gates

The truth is, consignment just makes sense.  The person selling their items (consignor) wins, the person buying those items at a great price wins and the store matching the two wins also. So why wouldn't you consign your items?  Well, maybe you need some guidance on how to approach that overflowing closet of yours.  Here are 5 quick tips that will help you whip your closet into shape and put money in your pocket.

The One Year Rule:
Go through every...

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, Events

Must See: China Through the Looking Glass at the Met

Posted on August 14, 2015 by Tamara Gates

I recently had an amazing New York City experience!  I visited the nationally acclaimed "China Through the Looking Glass" exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  As a native New Yorker, I take New York for granted.  I don’t visit a lot of NYC museums.  I work two blocks from the Met and I can count on one hand how many times I have gone to that world-renowned museum. Working in the fashion industry, and being a "Michael's Girl", Laura decided

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