Pretty Penny's Guide to Selling
The Pretty Penny buys vintage/vintage inspired clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women from the public 11a.m. - 7p.m. seven days a week.
We offer 30% in cash and 40% in trade.
Soft satins, silk crepe, canvas, cotton, denim, native prints, animal prints, fur, wool, leather, ethnic prints in bright or solid color block form. Floral prints bold all over sailor stripes, polka dots, and metallic in: silver, gold and bronze solids and accents.
For the Women
Dresses - Current Looks with Vintage Styles and Influence
40's & 50's style pin-up dresses
60's-90's floral print dresses
60's-early 70's inspired print and solid mod & bohemian dresses
60's-70's style Grecian draped dresses in chiffons, jersey and crepe - above knee-length, and selectively floor-length
70's- 80's stretch cotton form fitting dresses in solid block colors, polka dots, floral, unique patterns and striped designs.
90's Grunge Influenced baby doll and empire cut, plaid and floral, above the knee. Contemporary designer dresses styles influenced by Marc Jacobs, Erin Featherstone, Betsy Johnson, Stella Mc Cartney and Alexander Mc Queen.
Tops - Recent Designer and Vintage:
30's style blouses in silk, satin, cotton and rayon with prints or embroidery. Grecian style drapes tops. Mosaic tops with traditional textiles with ornate knits in feminine silhouettes. Fitted Secretary short sleeve tops. Tank tops with clean edges and bohemian fit. Vintage rock t-shirts.
Denim, Trousers and Shorts:
Slim; straight and wide leg trousers and jeans. Waists are high and mid waist white, black, brown, navy and bright colors. Printed animal and floral print fitted jeans. Designer denim.
Wool plaid straight and bell shaped skirts, pencil skirts, high waited skirts, and leather skirts.
Boys' Looks for Girls:
Slim suits, ties, vests, tuxedo jackets, fedoras, berets, pencil skirts, wide leg trousers, tailored shorts and sailor pants. Black, white, navy, gold and stripes think vintage and current Dior, Marlene Dietrich and Katherine Hepburn.
Bright, bold, futuristic, global, exotic, metallic and sporty Multi-colored shoes, bags and jewels Reptile prints. Shoes with deco platforms, color blocks, cone heels and ballet flats. Genuine leather with influence from 20's - 70's heels flats and boots.
Vintage and designer sunglasses:
Designer costume jewelry. Genuine leather boho styled, fringe and tote style influenced handbags and wallets Snakeskin, eel skin and leather purses, shoes and wallets.
For the Men
Short and long sleeved fitted button downs, polos, and long sleeve designer shirts Recent graphic tees, vintage rock, punk, skate, street and souvenir shirts Western styles, plaid, cotton, wool and rayon flannel shirts.
Levi's. Slim and straight leg pants and denim in dark, light, neutral, and bright colors Vintage track pants and jackets
Suits and Vests:
Slim suits and suit jackets in contemporary and 60's style mod cuts Black, white, cream, and sharkskin Fitted vests in white, black and stripes
Contemporary and designer jackets from within the past year Vintage leathers, 1950's to 80's styles including aviation, motorcycle and military Vintage designer sports jackets, lightweight parkas and trench coats
Fedoras, bowlers and caps in felt, straw and canvas
Recent designer shoes, sneakers and boots Pointed toe and oxford lace-ups, motorcycle boots and 1940's-70's cowboy boots High-top, slip-on and low, vintage style sneakers
Thin ties, vintage designer ties and suspenders White, reptile, designer and mod belts Designer and vintage sunglasses and wallets.
When selling items at Pretty Penny we urge you to present yourself and your items in a professional manner. These items need to be laundered and free of odor and dirt. We ask that you bring us items that are free from stains and damage. It is also important that you follow our guidelines for what we BUY, SELL and TRADE. Please DO NOT bring your items into the store in garbage bags. When selling we ask that you remove your items and gently place them on the counter for the buyer. We reserve the right to refuse this service to anyone who does not comply with these guide lines.