LoGE is moving to Instagram (thegeneraleconomy)

1. Fast fashion posts will be deleted immediately at the discretion of the editors (Erica and Carissa (cupcakewalker)
Examples include pieces from H&M, Forever 21, Gap, Old Navy, Express, American Apparel (this is not an exhaustive list).

2. Pricing guidelines: Don't ask for more than you paid. If it's a current season item, I usually offer at least a 30% discount. Any posts that seem profit-motivated will be deleted. If it's obviously worn or more than 1 year old, I offer at least 50-60% discount of the paid price (not the original price).

3. I will only list 3 items per seller at a time

4. If you don't leave your contact info in the comments, you will not be eligible.

5. Only serious buyers, please! The buyer has 1 business day to pay or make arrangements.

6. If you have participated in LoGE in the past and would like to help me post items, please email me to make arrangements using a shared gmail account.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Pink Keds, Size 9

Classics, in a funky color. Keds Original sneakers in dark pink with white contrast stitching. These are in great condition and look nearly new. I think I wore them once, maybe twice. I love my Keds (wear my navy ones all the time), but I think there's a limit to how many tennis shoes I need, and 2 pairs of Chuck Taylors + 2 pairs of Keds = more than enough.

Size 9

Excellent. The canvas and the insole look like new. The white rubber shows just a little bit of dirt.

$12, includes shipping to US (international shipping would probably be more - just ask me if you're interested and I'll let you know)

Listing end date:
July 16, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

New with tag Laila Azhar Tweed Lapel Button Down Dress, Olive, Size 8

Description: Laila Azhar Tweed Lapel Button Down Dress, Olive (dark green/gray), size 8. Has six black enamel buttons with gold trim, fully functional. Racerback style, great for layering. Material is 89% lightweight wool, 9% nylon , 2% elastic, 100% polyester lining. Looks great worn on its own, or with a shirt layered underneath. It's professional yet chic, and really versatile.

Measurements (taken flat):
-length 35"
-waist 14.5"

Saying goodbye: I really don't need another dress, as much as I adore this one. And working from home, no one would see how professional and awesome I look in it. All proceeds go to a delightful and (hopefully) stress free wedding this October!

Retails: $400ish!

$70 (includes shipping via priority mail, extra to Canada though!)

Listing end: July 16, 2009

Any questions, feel free to ask! :)

Anthropologie Saja Silk Skirt, Size 6

Description: Beautiful Anthropologie Saja Silk Skirt, Size 6. Fully lined, 100% silk. Worn twice, and in great condition. Has fuschia piping up top for extra detail and watercolor flower print cascading down the front. Bottom trim has green leaves on navy background. Looks great with a collared shirt or ribbed tank. Very elegant and comfortable!

Measurements (taken flat):
-length 26"

Saying goodbye: Lost weight, so the skirt doesn't fit as well as I'd like. I thought about getting it altered, but it's a good time to let it go. Did I mention I'm saving up for a wedding and house? :)

Retails: $140ish? Honestly cannot remember

$40 (includes shipping via priority mail, extra to Canada though!)

Listing end: July 16, 2009

Any questions, feel free to ask! :)

New with tag Lauren Moffatt Banded Waist Dress in Blue, Size 8

Description: New with tag Lauren Moffatt Banded Waist Dress in blue, size 8. Has slight cap sleeves, three button placket and side pockets (a must!). Skirt is lined with 100% cotton. Dress is 77% cotton, 23% silk. Brand new, never worn, tags still attached. The dress is blue with the striped placket on both the front and back, as shown. Extra images are meant to show similar fit/style, but the first two images are what's actually being described!

Measurements (taken flat):
-armpit 19"
-length 35"
-waist (has elastic) 14.5" - 17.5"
-arm opening 7"

Other details: Dress is incredibly comfortable, lightweight, and perfect for you to venture out into the brutal summer heat and still look presentable.

Saying goodbye: Saving for a wedding and new home! That and the dress is a bit too big for me.

Retails: $360ish

$65 (includes priority mail shipping, a few dollars extra to Canada though)

Listing end: July 16, 2009

Any questions, feel free to ask! :)

New with tag Tibi Beaded Shift Dress, Green Size 6

Description: Tibi Beaded Shift Dress in Green, size 8, from Spring 2008 collection. Great short sleeve geometric print with side slash pockets and hidden back zipper. Made of 100% cotton with 100% acetate lining. Brand new, tags still attached

Measurements (taken flat):
-length 32.5"
-arm opening (has elastic) 5"-7.5"

Other Details: This is a great mini dress for the summer. It's roomy enough that you can belt it at the waist, wear it with skinny jeans, or alone. Really versatile and breezy!

Saying goodbye: Trying to save for a wedding and a new home-- cute dresses do not a down payment make. Every little bit counts, right?

Retails: $360!

$65 (includes shipping via priority mail, extra to Canada though!)

Listing end: July 16, 2009

Any questions, feel free to ask! :)

New with Tag -- Isabel Marant Etoile Padua Dress, Size 1 (6-8)

above photo from totokaelo website

Description: Isabel Marant Etoile Padua dress in Petrole shade, Size 1. From the Fall 2008 collection. With tag, never been worn -- just tried on. Purchased from Penny Lane in San Antonio. Skirt is lined. Hidden pockets. Semi-sheer dress with rounded scooped neckline. Front placket with single hidden snap closure. Inverted pleat at bottom of placket. Fuller skirt with inverted pleats. Drawstring waist with midnight tape ties at sides. Princess seaming. Long slight dolman sleeve with V inserts under arm. Hidden snap closure at cuff. Rounded front hemline. Side slits at hem with stitched arrow detail above. Back yoke with soft gathers below.

Care and Fabric Content: Machine wash. 90% cotton, 10% wool.
Sizing: Runs big -- a size 1 fit me perfectly, and I am a size 6. This would also fit size 4 and 8 since the waist is adjustable, and there is plenty of room in the hips.

Why I am Selling: I have an IM tunic that looks EXACTLY like this, so I figured I would eliminate some redundancy in my closet.

Retail: $552 at Totokaelo and $477 at Penny Lane

Asking: $100 (price includes shipping to US addresses; postage extra outside US);
This dress is in PERFECT condition, and has been hanging in my closet since last winter.

End Date: August 1, 2009

Monday, June 22, 2009

New w/o tags -- Rogan Gris Knit Top, Small

Congratulations, Becky!

Rogan Gris Knit Tee with rolled sleeves -- size small

Purchased: At Lagarconne.com last month (May 2009)-- I have never worn this, and it has been hanging in the closet. It's a wonderful shirt, however, I already have too many striped shirts, and I am letting this one go. I snipped the tags off intending to keep it, but I promise it is brand new -- never worn, never laundered. Also sold at Metier, San Francisco.

Description: Cotton blue stripe t-shirt with rolled up cuffs. Rounded v-neck / Relaxed fit / Striped fabric is pieced together in different directions / Rolled up cuffs / Embroidered ‘r’ logo at bottom left corner in front / Color: Anatase Blue Stripe /

Material: 100% Cotton / Made in Japan.

Sizing: Fits true to size. I am a size 4-6, and this fit perfectly. 26" from shoulder to hem; bust is 21" unstretched

Retail: $120

Asking: $40 including shipping in the US -- Canada is $2 extra.

Note about the Photos: The top photo is from LaGarconne.com; it is more representative of the shape of the shirt. The color is best represented through my photos.
End Date for Listing: July 22, 2009

Isabel Marant top (modified Okan dress), sz. 1

(photo by Rachel)

(photo from Totokaelo of Okan dress sleeve detail)

Listing on behalf of Rachel, rnatelson[at]gmail

About Item: Isabel Marant silk blouse with gold trim, size 1.

It's 20" across the shoulders, 19" across the chest (laid flat), and 18" from the neck to the bottom.

Color: Purplish-black with brown, red, sea-green and white accents,
and gold trim.

Material: 100% silk

Condition: Practically new--worn once

Approximate Measurements: Size 1 (roughly 2-4 in US)

Why am I letting it go?: This item was sold as a dress, but the bottom
part was too snug, so I had it shortened into a blouse.
Unfortunately, it still doesn't look quite right on me.

Paid: $440 on sale @ Creatures of Comfort (originally $630-ish).

Asking: $220

Listing end date: July 13, 2009

Friday, June 19, 2009

Target Grey Gingham Bib-front Dress

For a little dip in the low-end ...

It's a Target gem. I bought this last summer. Lots of ladies on flickr have rocked this dress. Oh, how I wish I could, too. But it wasn't for me, no matter how I tried. I never wore it, but I kept it around, thinking I might try to shorten it into a top, but I never did. Now I think it needs a new home.

Short, sleeveless, and breezy. Perfect for steamy summer heat. Or if you're too tall/modest to wear it as a dress, layer it over skinny jeans or leggings. Bib-front, with buttoned placket. Pleated at back. Grey and white. 100% cotton.

Size Medium

Measurements (taken flat):
Bust: 17 3/4"
Length: 34"

Great! Never worn, though I did wash and line dry it once, and I tried it on repeatedly.

$10, includes shipping to anywhere

Listing end date:
ENDED, Thanks!

ralph lauren polo shirts, pink and white, XS

This listing is on behalf of Alicia (aliciasarantis[at]gmail)

About Item: Two Ralph Lauren Sport polos with ¾ length sleeves. One is new with tags, the white has only been worn and washed once.

Color: one is hot pink with a navy polo player and the other is white with a navy polo player.

Material: Cotton

Condition: one is Brand New with Tags, the other only worn once.

Approximate Measurements: Size Xsmall, 23” from collar to hem, 16” sleeve length

Why am I letting it go?: I have too many clothes, and haven’t worn them.

Paid: $50+ for each one, so $100+ total

Asking: $10 (includes shipping to US).

Listing End Date: 25 June 2009. Please leave your email in your comment!

Please note that the end date is earlier than the normal 28 days because I am moving and would like to ship before I leave!

Gap organic cotton jeans, sz. 2

This listing is on behalf of Alicia (aliciasarantis[at]gmail)

About Item: For sale is a pair of brand new, new with tags, organic cotton jeans from the 2009 Spring/Summer collection at Gap. These are wonderful jeans, off-white, wide leg opening. Accented front pockets with two back pockets.

Color: off-white

Material: Organic Cotton

Condition: Brand New with Tags

Approximate Measurements: Size 2. 30 inch waist, 33 inch inseam.

Why am I letting it go?: I’m short, they’re a tad too long on me and now that I am moving in one week I have lost the desire to take them to the tailor to be hemmed.

Paid: $59.50

Asking: $20 (includes shipping to US).

Listing End Date: 25 June 2009. Please leave your email in your comment!

Please note that the end date is earlier than the normal 28 days because I am moving and would like to ship before I leave!

James Perse shirt in black

The same style as the white one, but this one is in black. I am asking $5 plus shipping charges. Please poset if anyone is interested. Thank you!

James Perse tunich shirt in white

This James Perse shirt in white is a half-sleeve button-down with an attached belt. This shirt actually will make you look thinner and taller, because of the way it is cut. It is cute when you wear it rumpled like a Steven Alan shirt. Despite paying retail, I am asking $5 for this James Perse shirt, plus shipping and handling. Anyone interested?

twenty8twelve embroidered top

I really like this pretty top, but I have worn it only once. This top is a size 6, 100% cotton, and has pretty embroidered designs. You can wear it wear jeans or slacks (I tend to always ask myself if I can wear something to both work and during weekends). I am asking $25 for this shirt, plus shipping charges, because I paid retail. Please post if anyone is interested. Thanks!

APC Plaid Shirt -- Size 38 (4-6 US)

Congrats, Arely!

About Item: APC grid-print shirt in French size 38. Button down, straight hem. Cool seaming at the sides, near the armpit area. Straight, but not boxy, cut.

Color: Medium brown (almost chestnut color) with red and dark grey grid-lines.

Material: 100% cotton.

Condition: Very good. Washed and worn a few times.

Approximate Measurements: French size 38. Equivalent to US size 4 or 6. Bust (pit to pit) = 19"; shoulders (seam to seam) = approx. 14".

Why am I letting it go?: You know those items in your closet that you inexplicably don't wear? Everything about them is great, but you never think to put them on? For me, this is one of them.

Paid: About $90 on sale @ Creatures of Comfort.

Asking: $25 (includes shipping to US).

Listing End Date: 26 June 2009. Please leave your email in your comment!

** Please note: This end date is earlier than 28 days because I am moving and don't wish to pack anything I can avoid packing! **

Uniform Studio Skirt -- Size Medium

Congrats, Jenny!

About Item: Beautiful handmade skirt from Uniform Studio. Cool ruching/stitched detail on front and back. Side zipper. The perfect summer skirt!

Color: Dark mustard yellow.

Material: No fabric content tag, but feels like 100% cotton.

Condition: Excellent. Worn only once or twice.

Approximate Measurements: Tagged a Medium. Waist = approx. 14" across top of skirt. Length = approx. 22" from top to bottom hem (hits just below knee on me, and I'm 5'6").

Why am I letting it go?: This never really fit me and it's a shame to let such a nice piece of handmade goodness languish. Check out Uniform Studio's shop here: http://uniformstudio.bigcartel.com/

Asking: $15 (includes shipping to US).

Listing End Date: 26 June 2009. Please leave your email in your comment!

** Please note: This end date is earlier than 28 days because I am moving and don't wish to pack anything I can avoid packing! **

Thursday, June 18, 2009


This listing is on behalf of Christine (jinjingxiu[at]gmail)

I bought this a couple of years ago and never wore it as it didn’t
flatter my flat chest. The style is “Painted Flower” (which appears on
one breast only - love the asymmetry) by swimwear designer Lisa
Curran. The halter top ties at the neck and back and is paired with a
string tie bottom. New, never worn, in perfect condition, with hygiene
liner and tags still intact.

No lining on either top or bottom
Material: 80% Polymmide, 20% Elastan
Manufacturer: Made in USA
Size: Small top (B cup) and bottom (size 4-6/26-27 waist). The string
ties allow for easy adjustment.

Asking: I purchased the ensemble for about $80 and am asking for $20 +
$4 s/h (domestic). Please include your email address.

Listing end date: June 25, 2009
(Please note the early end date, as I am leaving town for a few weeks.
Thank you!)

Beaded vintage bag

Intricately beaded vintage frame bag. Hinged opening, plastic handle. Lined. It's a cute little bag -- hope that someone can enjoy it. 7" x 12".

Asking: $12

Viktor and Rolf stretch black dress with silk "unfinished" ribbon detail and bow

About Item: Viktor and Rolf stretchy dress with unfinished details around shoulder and collar

Color: Black and unfinished silk ribbon detail

Material: Stretchy polyester and rayon body. silk ribbon detailing. trademark miniature bow at neck

Condition: Brand new. Has been in my storage closet!

Approximate Measurements: Size 38. 42" length. Would fit anyone who wears 0-4

Defects: a poster has pointed out that the collar is unraveling at the chest. (.75" width below bow.)I've adjusted the price accordingly and hope sasking omeone who is handy with a needle

Why am I letting it go?: I'm cleaning out my closet for an approaching move.

Paid: $120 at Century 21

Asking: $30 (includes shipping within US). Adjusted price $20 (includes shipping.)

Listing End Date: 11 July. Please leave your email in your comment!