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WHY CONSIGN?

By placing your item with us, you spend less time corresponding with potential buyers.   It also eliminates, e-mail scams, no shows and allowing strangers in your home.  And, with several dresses all in one place there is a greater opportunity for the item(s) to sell and WE do all the work for you.  


ITEMS WE ACCEPT:

We are accepting bridal gowns (5 years old or newer), head pieces and veils, tiaras, slips, bras/corsets, crinoline slips, garters, gloves, shoes, jewelry, handbags and other wedding related items that a bride would wear.

Due to limited space, we are currently not accepting or selling formal gowns or accessories, mother of the bride gowns or accessories, wedding decor, or anything other than what a bride would wear. We apologize for the inconvenience. 


ACCEPTED ITEM CONDITIONS:

  • New and pre-owned items (5 years old or newer).  
  • Clothing must be CLEAN in "Like New" condition with few, if any, wrinkles or hemline soil.  Must be free of make-up stains, deodorant residue, and food/ beverage spills.  
  • Clothing must not have any snags, rips, broken zippers, loose/missing/damaged beading, straps, buttons or hooks. Must be free of body odor, perfume, smoke, pet or etc.
  • SGE Bridal Boutique reserves the right to refuse any items due to condition, style or lack of current demand.

Please note: If your gown has been cleaned & preserved in a box, we do not accept the box as we have nowhere to store them. 


TERMS OF CONSIGNMENT & PAYMENT

SGE Bridal Boutique reserves the right to determine the acceptability and selling price of all items.   Age, condition, brand, style, size, demand and current selling price will be considered.   The selling price is distributed at a ratio of 50/50. SGE Bridal Boutique (50%) Consignor (50%).  If undetected defects are found within 30 days of receipt, SGE reserves the right to adjust pricing up to 20% of selling price without contacting the consignor.(10%) Consignor (10%) SGE Bridal Boutique.   If items(s) are found to be unsellable, a request for pick up will be
made.

No consignment fees for set-up to cover the cost of display and managing your account have been established at this time.

Length of consignment is for 1 year.   At any time during the year, consignor can request item(s) to be removed from inventory with a 7 day notice.  SGE Bridal Boutique may contact the consignor during this year with a buyout offer or asked item(s) to be removed if no interest is shown.  If buyout offer is made, consignor is not obligated to take said offer and item(s) may remain in inventory on consignment as agreed.  If a reasonable offer is made by customer, a call will be made to consignor unless prior approval has been granted.  Consignor may accept or decline offer.

Checks are issued and mailed no more than 30 days after sale.  No contact will be made to consignor regarding consignment status unless a sale adjustment or a pick up request is made.  Status request can be made by phone call, text or e-mail.

At the end of 1 year, one of the following actions may be taken:

  1. Item(s) can remain in inventory for another year with an agreement of a price deduction.
  2. SGE Bridal Boutique can make a buyout offer or request item to be removed from inventory
  3. Consignor can opt to remove item from inventory with a 7 day advance notice.


If SGE Bridal makes a request to remove item(s) from inventory, or consignor opts to remove it, consignor will have 10 days to do so.  On day 11 it will become the property of SGE Bridal Boutique.

SGE Bridal boutique will maintain every effort to keep your item(s) in the same condition as received but will not be held liable for any loss or damage done in the efforts to sell your item(s) including theft, floods, fires, acts of nature and etc. Your items are being tried on and handled and some wear should be expected.  If items are received in for consignment it is noted that consignor agrees to these terms.

By signing this you are agreeing that the item s) you are placing on consignment are your property and you have the legal right to sell them and agree with the terms as listed above. You also are agreeing that the description and information of said item (s) are true and accurate.
 

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SELLING PROCESS & PRICING:

Selling price is determined first by collecting the following information:

  • Gown
  • Designer
  • Style Number
  • Year Purchased
  • Price Paid
  • Tags Attached
  • New or Pre-owned 
  • Dress Condition (see conditions above)
  • Alterations
  • Dry Cleaned


Next this information is compared to current market value and customer demand.  

A suggested selling price is then offered.  

If the offer is accepted, the seller would receive 50% of the selling price once the dress sells.