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Welcome to Selling Stuff 101, a primer on the best local consignment and buy/sell/trade spots in Boston.
In our quest to break down the selling procedures at Boston's most-cherished secondhand spots we want to draw your attention to Poor Little Rich Girl in Cambridge. What this boutique should be storing next to its jewelry display is a trophy case—taking the "Best Vintage" title of Boston Magazine, The Phoenix, and the Weekly Dig is no small feat.
This purely consignment operation has served over 6000 consigners in nearly a decade, even in spite of a transition out of its original Davis Square location. The focus is on quirky, eclectic contemporary wears; don't bring anything over three seasons of age to your appointment-only meeting! Unless it's vintage (25+ years); in that case, you're good.
Unlike some competitors, Poor Little Rich Girl doesn't pay quarterly, and to reach a check threshold your account must hit $50...not that it should be any problem hitting it when you bring popular brands like J. Crew, Anthropologie, and Theory to the mix. If your gear doesn't quite push past $50 and you want to cash out after the 60 day holding period, balances can be used with a 20% discount.