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Announcing The RealReal: The First Designer Resale Flash Sale Site Launches

SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who love Chanel, Prada, Celine, YSL and other top designers have a new place to shop online for great deals – The RealReal. The RealReal, a refined, stylist-curated designer consignment store, opened its doors for business. Fashion items are sold as flash sales – offering the consumer 72 hours to take advantage of great deals. The RealReal also offers items for sale on a continuous basis in its warehouse sale. All designer items are a fraction of the original price –up to 90% off.

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Resale Gets Gorgeous, Real and Flash

All items on The RealReal are hand-selected by stylists across the U.S. under the direction of Marcy Carmack, Creative Director and Co-Founder. "I love great deals, beautiful designer clothing and helping women make the right choices for their wardrobe.  The RealReal embodies all," said Ms. Carmack. Ms. Carmack is a well-known stylist in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Trained in New York City, Ms. Carmack is applying her fashion expertise to make sure that all items are of the finest quality and are authentic.    

Consignment Gets Easy and Fun

"We are making it easy for women to find the best deals on beautiful designer fashion and we are making it extremely easy for consignors to work with us," said Julie Wainwright, co-founder and CEO.  

It is easy to consign with The RealReal.com. The company is offering a special White Glove Service where consignors can call The RealReal toll-free number at (855) 435-5893 during business hours and a stylist at The RealReal will schedule a UPS pick-up of the items. Or a consignor can fill out a form online and send in their items for sale. The RealReal will pick up items in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Company expects to expand this personalized service to other key cities in the near future.  

About The RealReal

The RealReal is a new designer luxury resale store founded by San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs Marcy Carmack, a New York trained stylist, and Julie Wainwright, an Internet entrepreneur. A members-only site, www.therealreal.com specializes in well-known and up-and-coming designers. The items are hand selected by stylists across the U.S.

Contact:  
Julie Wainwright at: Julie.Wainwright@therealreal.com
Or call The RealReal at: (855) 435-5893

SOURCE The RealReal



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