Spring is in the air and it is great time for a wardrobe detox. When sorting through your clothes, you may find some garments that are in excellent condition but you don’t wear them anymore. These items maybe great for someone else to enjoy as something ‘new’ in their wardrobe. Luckily, there are many places to donate or sell your clothes in the UK.
Where to donate your clothes in the UK?
If you live in London, Birmingham, Manchester or Liverpool regions, you can organise a collection of your clothes from your home or work address. The pick-up can be booked online at a time convenient for you. A financial donation is made to the charity of your choosing for every tonne of clothes donated. They also accept shoes, linen, accessories and other items.
The Re-Fashion project is another easy way to donate your clothes. Simply order a donation bag online, fill it up with clothes that you no longer wear and send it back for free. The clothes that you donate contribute towards projects to protect the environment and promote sustainable fashion.
For further information on donating second hand clothes in the UK, check out the dedicated website Recycle Now. They have information on donating clothes and textiles, plus a wide range of household items, if your spring cleaning efforts extend beyond the wardrobe.
Where can you sell your clothes in the UK?
Perhaps the most well-known place to sell clothes online, eBay offers your used clothes to the global marketplace. They currently offer sellers 20 free listings per month, which means you only need to pay if your items sell.
For designer items, it is worth checking out Vestiaire Collective. It it possible to sell individual items, which will be checked for authenticity and condition before being forwarded to the buyer. For multiple items, Vestiaire Collective offers a service to take care of every aspect of the sale for you.
Cash for Clothes
If you have a large bag of clothes that are not worth the trouble of selling individually Cash for Clothes will buy your clothes by the kilogram. They offer a collection service and will pay cash upon pick-up. They also accept accessories, curtains and other household items.
There are actually many online platforms that specialise in selling second-hand clothes. Check out this page for more options.