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LUXURY CONSIGNMENT

December 30, 2015

By Jody Hume

2015’S TOP LUXURY RESALE TRENDS (THEY MIGHT SURPRISE YOU)

With 2016 just over the horizon, we’re taking a look back at the trends that defined the state of luxury resale in 2015. From the best-selling brands to the men’s sneakers and women’s luxury handbags that sell the minute they hit the site, we crunched the numbers to figure out which items and designers have longevity past the primary market, holding their resale value and proving popular with with luxury consignment shoppers. Some of top designers are perennial luxury heavyweights, but other trends were driven by the year’s events. 2015 was a big year for fashion shakeups, many of which had a quick and direct impact on the luxury resale market. Alexander Wang left Balenciaga, Reed Krakoff and Band of Outsiders shuttered, New York Fashion Week: Men’s was launched and Alessandro Michele took over at Gucci, all of which caused resale value and consignments to fluctuate. Click through above to see the insights we gleaned from the data, as well as the trends in resale value and consignment shopping our experts expect to see in 2016.