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Sell + Trade Criteria


We have strict criteria for what we buy and trade. Use our Seller Assistant to find the estimated value of your items and make sure they fit our selling criteria.

Brands +

We accept brands that align with our values, including designer, vintage, local, sustainable, and/or handmade brands.

  • Examples: Acne Studios, Adidas, All Is A Gentle Spring, Ann Demeulemeester, Arnsdorf, Baggu, Baserange, Burberry, Carharrtt, Comme des Garcons, Cop Copine, Diesel, Dion Lee, Dries Van Noten, Dr Martens, Eckhaus Latta, Eytys, Fendi, Frisson Knits, Ganni, Gucci, Holiday, Issey Miyake, Jacquemus, Jillian Boustred, Kenzo, Kiko Kostadinov, Lee Mathews, Levi’s, Mandarina Duck, Marni, Matteau, Marithé François Girbaud, Maroske Peech, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Michiko Koshino, Miss Sixty, Miu Miu, Nike, Paloma Wool, Patagonia, Perks & Mini (P.A.M.), Permanent Vacation, Prada, Ramp Tramp Tramp Stamp, Romance Was Born, Save the Queen, Seb Brown, Suicoke, SUK, Supreme, Stan Ray, Stone Island, The North Face, Toteme, Veja, Vivienne Westwood

We do NOT accept fast-fashion brands.

  • Examples: Ally, ASOS, Ask Grace, Angel Biba, Bardot, Boohoo, Cotton On, Chicabooti, Dotti, Forever New, Forever 21, Fashion Nova, Factorie, Glamourous, Girl Express, H&M, Hot Options, Jay Jays, Jacquie E, K-Mart, Ladakh, Lee Cooper, Lowes, Mango, Miss Shop, Millers, Missguided, New Look, Now, Paper Scissors, Pretty Little Thing, Rockmans, Roger David, Rubi Shoes, Supre, Sportsgirl, Sussan, Suzanne Grae, Shein, Target, Temt, Tarocash, YD, Valley Girl, Victoria’s Secret

Categories +

We accept:

  • All genders
  • Tops (shirts, jumpers, coats, jackets, vests)
  • Bottoms (pants, jeans, shorts, skirts)
  • Dresses
  • Swimwear
  • Accessories (shoes, belts, hats, scarves, gloves, sunglasses, bags)

We do NOT accept:

  • Underwear
  • Bridal/Formal
  • Business wear

Style & Sizes +

We accept:

  • Items that align with our seasonal SWOP Staples.
  • In-season (local climate)
  • All sizes (the more the merrier)
  • Popular today (on-trend last 12 months)
  • Popular yesterday (vintage 50s–90s)
  • Wardrobe/style staples (vintage bags, boots, vintage tees, vintage denim, suede jackets, and more!)

We do NOT accept:

  • Incompatible season (local climate).
  • Unpopular season (not on-trend).
  • Our store already has a lot of the style and/or size (roll the dice OR chat to a SWOP Merchandiser at your local store — they’ll happily share tips to help you get a great sale)

Inspiration & Tips +

We have a good understanding what will sell well and be popular with our local community. Here’s a few places to get some selling inspiration:

  • SWOP Instagram: Follow to see our favourite looks daily.
  • SWOP Newsletter: Subscribe for our favourite looks & tips in your inbox.
  • Your local SWOP store: Pop in and ask what the bestsellers are.