eBay teams up with InstantLuxe for eBay Luxe

eBay has teamed up with InstantLuxe.com to launch eBay Luxe, an e-shop dedicated to the sale of secondhand luxury goods. eBay Luxe will see secondhand luxury items sold on eBay via InstantLuxe (an online platform dedicated to buying and selling pre-owned pieces and owned by French department-store chain Galeries Lafayette), meaning that when you make a purchase, your item is guaranteed to be authentic. From bags to bracelets, brands on offer include Cartier, Céline and Chanel. Advertisements Continue reading eBay teams up with InstantLuxe for eBay Luxe

eBay to launch authentification program for secondhand luxury goods

Although I’m yet to buy a secondhand designer bag online, my default go-to website for a quick browse is always Vestiaire Collective. Why? Because when you buy an item via the site, it is automatically inspected by Vestiaire Collective’s team, who are said to be highly trained in spotting counterfeits. So you can be sure that what you are forking out a lot of money for is indeed the genuine article. Probably the last place I would look is eBay, because we so often hear stories of people buying goods that turn out to be fake—Christina Warren of Gizmodo wrote … Continue reading eBay to launch authentification program for secondhand luxury goods