Your Partner in Consigning
Welcome to The Ruffled Closet LLC Consignment Boutique… Your Partner in Consigning!
We are pleased that you want to become part of our shop. Here’s how it works:
We specialize in women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags, formalwear, outerwear, collectibles, housewares, gift items and small pieces of furniture in new and like new condition.
Condition of Merchandise
Please make sure that your garments are freshly cleaned, pressed and on hangers with no flaws. Please be aware of stains, holes or tears, seam separation’s, missing buttons, broken zippers, deodorant stains, and animal hair. Labels need to be intact or cleanly removed. Garments must be free of odors such as smoke, moth balls and cologne. Please inspect your items prior to bringing them in to ensure a successful experience. This allows us to market your items for the best possible price and provide the best quality product for our customers to shop!
All clothing must be in season (season listed on last page) Bathing suits and under garments will only be accepted if the original tags are attached. Shoes must be like new or new condition.
Pricing of Merchandise
All items will be priced and ticketed by The Ruffled Closet. Pricing consultation is welcomed but The Ruffled Closet has final pricing authority. A General guideline for pricing is 30% – 60% off the original retail price. In store sales will run periodically at The Ruffled Closets discretion.
Coupons and incentives may be offered to help sell items also. Price reductions will occur at 10% after 20 days, 35% after 30 days & 45% after 50 days. When the item moves to clearance it will be 50% off lowest sale price. We will always strive to sell your items as quickly as possible!
Term of Consignments
Consignment period for all general merchandise is 90 days. Evening wear, fine jewelry, furs, designer dresses, shoes and purses are consigned for 6 months. This time period begins after the merchandise is put on the sales floor. After this time period the consignor may retrieve any unsold items within 7 days. Please mark your calendars! There will not be any reminders sent out from us. If you give us at least 48 hour notice we will gather your items and have them available. If items are not retrieved within this 7 day time period the items become the property of The Ruffled Closet . Any unclaimed items that become property of The Ruffled Closet may be sold, discounted and/or donated to local community charities at our discretion. If you would prefer to donate your items at the end of term, please initial on appropriate line below.
Payments & Fees
Payouts are available immediately after items are sold. You may call or stop in anytime during business hours to see if you have a payout. You may also use your payout as store credit. We are expecting a new addition to our software program that will allow you to view your account on line by end of June 2017, we will keep you posted when this is available. The Ruffled Closet takes consignment very seriously and takes exceptionally diligent care of all merchandise. However, we are not responsible for damage or loss of articles. We look forward to a long and mutually profitable association with you. After all, we couldn’t do it without you, our partner in consigning!
THE RUFFLED CLOSET retains 60% of the items selling price. The consignor retains 40% of the items selling price. We are also offering the option of 50/50 split in the form of store credit. Please initial appropriate line with signature. A consignor’s incentive is also available. When your account reaches $1000.00 in sales you will receive an increase of 45%. $1500.00 in sales will increase to 50%.
Thank you for partnering with The Ruffled Closet!