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Flaunt The Floral Trend In Honor Of National Floral Design Day for Under $20!

National Floral Design Day was created in order to celebrate Carl Rittner, Founder of the Rittner School of Floral Design in Boston. This day is about recognizing “floral design” as an art form. We appreciate floral design as an art form at Swap.com, however; we prefer to wear it instead!

Floral is one of those prints that continues to come and go season after season. Although floral is often recognized as a “trend” on the runway – this print has proven to be timeless. Lucky for you, we offer thousands of unique floral prints for under $20 at Swap.com!

Black and White Shift Dress, Banana Republic $18

This black and white feminine shift dress from Banana Republic has one type of floral print that is especially on trend right now. The white flowers outlined in black offers a modern twist and has floral making quite the comeback this season. I would wear this dress to a cocktail party, work or you could even wear it to your own bridal shower! The black outlining also gives you the ability to wear this dress from summer into fall. The black waist band has a slimming effect that creates the illusion of wearing a top and skirt. And the best part – this style can be yours for only $17! (more…)

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Show Stopping Faux Fur Looks You Would Never Know Weren’t Faux Real!

Not only is faux fur on trend this season, but there are so many benefits to owning faux fur over real fur. Did you know that faux fur is easier to clean and lasts longer than real fur? Faux fur is also less expensive and you don’t have to worry about how you store it during the warmer months. The best part is that we offer hundreds of fabulous faux fur items on Swap.com just like these one-of-a-kind staples.

If you are new to owning faux fur, this luxurious black faux fur coat by Donna Salyers is the perfect item to start with. I guarantee you will want to wear this one on so many different occasions. Need a coat to throw over a formal dress for a winter wedding? Or, a coat to go with your long sleeve, silk blouse and jeans for dinner and a night out? Maybe you wear sneakers and leggings during the day but want to add some pizzazz to your look when you’re running out the door? This coat is one that should belong in everyone’s closet!

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Swap.com Quarterly Report: 2017 Trends

Thrifting is blowing up. What you probably associate with a small, quirky shop downtown is now an $15 to $18 billion industry that’s becoming digitized by the second. Americans increasingly see thrifting as a guilt-free way of shopping and a unique way to conveniently discover new styles and outfits. And, they’re doing it online.

At Swap.com, we’ve experienced an explosion of online secondhand stores that cater to luxury, style, women’s fashion, value, and everything in between. As the largest online consignment retailer, our huge inventory and variety of items gives us unique insight into secondhand fashion as a whole. We carry women’s, men’s, kids’, and baby apparel from everyday favorites like Old Navy, to outdoorsy essentials like Patagonia, to high-fashion designer brands like Manolo and Jimmy Choo.

We won’t pretend to know where thrifting will head in 2018, but we can use our wealth of information to look at what thrifters are thinking, current trends, and everything that has led us to the current secondhand shopping revolution. Let’s dive right in and discover some of the favorite brands, styles, and habits of everyday American thrifters like you! (more…)

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Straight Off The Runway: Our Favorite Trends from New York Fashion Week Fall 2018

Didn’t go to fashion week? Me neither! Luckily you do not have to attend the shows to sport the latest runway looks. Most of the looks on the runway are pricey, like over $1000 pricey, but on Swap.com you can find all of the top trends for less. Bright colors, statement prints, eye catching fabrics – these stand out trends for Fall 2018 will not disappoint.

Animal Print

This silk leopard tank by Banana Republic retails on our site for only $5.90! This tank is the perfect underpinning for any solid colored cardigan or jacket. I would personally wear this tank with navy so the silver sheen really pops! Animal print can be loud (no pun intended) especially printed on a dress or on a pair of pants. Sometimes the best way to show a flashy trend is through layering. However, if you are looking to stand out for a night out on the town, then this tank will do just fine solo with your favorite pair of jeans and heels! (more…)

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Affordable Activewear That Will Win You a Gold Medal For Best Dressed!

Did you watch the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games? Did you see the USA uniforms made by Ralph Lauren? Did you suddenly feel the urge to buy cool, sporty clothing? Me too!

We may not be able to make you an olympian overnight, but we can make you feel like one in these sporty–yet affordable–items from top name brands! Read on for some of the best activewear from Swap.com, gold medal not required!

This first jacket is made by Champion and retails for only $10 on our site! I chose this jacket because of the sleek, grey color and the stretchy spandex and polyester material. This color is sure to pair back to any color top or bottom. Wearing this style over your workout tank top or your everyday cotton t-shirt with leggings is one way to look sporty chic. One thing is for sure, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for this style! (more…)

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