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.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Dunlin Black Leather Lafayette Weekender Bag [SOLD]

I'm selling my large black leather weekender from Dunlin. It's such a beautiful bag--made of incredible soft aniline dyed cowhide, amazing dark brass hardware, 3 outside pockets and two main top zip compartments, expandable size due to the way the straps let the upper section fold in... big enough to fit books and laptop and small enough for every day use. Retailed around $900 at Oak, Opening Ceremony, and La Garconne, other versions have gone on sale but the classic black version is nearly impossible to find. Same style as this one at La Garconne but not in sparkle goatskin.

Size: see photos on model for reference. Bottom measures 17" x 6", fully expanded height is around 14", collapsed height around 9".

In fantastic shape--these bags only look better with age, I've had it for about 3 months and taken good care of it, condition is 9/10. Comes with original dustbag. This is seriously the perfect everyday bag, has a very unisex quality to it, durable, and made of the best leather. I'm only selling it because I really need the money!


[REDUCED] Grey Ant Silk Tunic Dress

I have a Grey Ant tunic dress I bought on Shopbop.com a couple of years ago. It is made of a beautiful dark grey silk, with a big V shape on the front (or the back, I wear it reversed) in a slightly lighter shade of silk, with a small tie closure. It retailed for around $400, I bought it on sale for about $150. Worn about a dozen times, dry cleaned once, a couple of small slightly darker stains on the V section (barely noticeable). Marked size Large, fits very open.

Looking for only $45 plus shipping, please leave your name and email in the comments if you are interested! Thanks.

[Sold] No6 5" leather buckle boot

Hi all, I am offering my No6 clog boots for sale. They are the '5" leather buckle boot' in black.

I bought these in late October 2009 and wore them a few times a week until it got too cold for them in early December (I live in cold, cold Toronto). They are in great condition: the soles show a little wear and there are the tiniest of scuffs on the toes (see the second and third pictures from the bottom for close-ups). Otherwise they are perfect: beautiful leather, handcrafted, very good quality, etc. I think most of us know all about No6 boots. With proper care they will last a very long time.

These are a size 39. No6 boots run a full size big, so these are really a size 38 (8). I normally wear a size 7.5 and wasn't sure they would fit - the website says half sizes should order 1.5 sizes up - so I discussed sizing with the nice people at No6 before ordering. This is what Audrey said:
"These boot run a full size small, so the 39 is a 8 and the 38 is a 7. The base of a clog does not bend or flex so when you are walking your heel needs to slip, if they are too tight you end up walking a little like frankenstein. I advise you get the 39 if you are a 7.5. A little on the big side is always better when it comes to these."

I followed her advice and she was absolutely right.

I am letting them go because I recently purchased a pair of Frye boots and like them better. I never quite got used to the wooden clog sole, and now that I have the Fryes I know these won't get worn much. Plus, I can't really justify having two pairs of black ankle boots in my wardrobe.

Price: $300, including shipping within North America. International buyers, please contact me for a shipping quote.

First come, first served. Please leave your paypal address in the comments, and feel free to email me with any questions.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

SOLD-Erica Weiner HandCuff Brass Necklace

Handcuff Lariat Necklace by Erica Weiner
Description: Two 3/4" detailed brass handcuff charms dangle at the ends of a 22" long brass chain. One handcuff hangs from a chain end that has been threaded through the other handcuff so the wearer can adjust the necklace length and style. In perfect condition.
She makes lovely jewelry and you can see them on her website at www.ericaweiner.com

Retailed at $40 including shipping

Asking: $30 includes shipping

First come, first served!

New DVS yellow sneakers/flats, size 8

I bought these shoes because they were the last ones available and so darn cute but, um, I'm decidedly a size 9 and not going to lose an inch from my toes anytime soon.

These are size 8 (women) casual shoes from DVS and are brand new, never worn outside. Fits true-to-size for size 8s. They are butter yellow and a saturated color, with a white rubber sole (kind of like Converses) and a design of two white stripes at each side of the shoe. They're slip-ons but have white, braided shoelaces at the front of the shoe. It's a bit street, a bit spring/summer-y, a bit sailor-inspired-ish (I think so, for the last, at least.)

Price: $25, shipping to the U.S. included

I'm going by first come, first served. Please e-mail me if you have any questions, or eave your e-mail in the comments if you're interested.

BCBG Max Azria Ruffle Dress with Bow, Size 8

This dress exudes fun, romance and elegance and has been a favorite. Made of silk and chiffon with a crystal pendant lining beneath the bust. Adjustable, ribboned straps to customize your length and fit. V-neck front and straight back. Silk lining underneath and hidden zipper at side. Dress length measures 32" and hits above knee.

Original price at BCBG retail store: $225
Yours for: $18

First to post your paypal address wins! Listing will end Feb. 4.

BCBG Max Azria Silk Bubble Hem Halter Dress, Size 6

This is a hard dress to part with because it is equal parts versatile, comfortable, and stunning. Made of Silk dupioni, there is a deep red layer of raw silk, with an inner silk lining. The dress is full of charisma and volume with a bubble hem, but fitted at the bust, with an adjustable halter for your own comfort. Hidden zipper at side. Length is 28" and hits above the knee.

Original price at BCBG retail store: $255
Yours for: $38

First to leave your paypal address wins! Listing will end Feb. 4!

Akualani Knit Short Sleeve Dress, Size M

This dress was worn once to a fabulous farewell party! A very pretty knit, breathable dress, made of 60% viscose and 40% cotton. Has a v-neck front, ribbed banding beneath bust, and has a very sweet, pin-tucked short sleeve. A-line shape dress with a free ruffle at the bottom for a romantic feel. Dress length measures 26" under bust line; 38" total length.

Original price @ Cape Cod Boutique: $85
Yours for: $28

First to post paypal address wins! Listing will end Feb. 4!

[Sold!] Maeve Dreamer Dress, Size 4P

This bellissima dress was worn exactly once to an Easter brunch with my big, Italian family. It is a strapless dress with a sweetheart neckline, and a small, pleated opening in the front. It photographs well and is as stunning to wear. It is entirely black and a slight off-white with a gorgeous green grosgrain ribbon. Hits at mid to lower thigh; zipper at side. Length is 29". Will come dry- cleaned before shipping.

Original Price at Anthropologie: $160
Yours for: $40

First to leave your paypal address wins! Listing will end Feb. 4!

7 for All Mankind - Cropped A Pocket Jeans, Size 30

Cropped A Pocket Jeans - with a foldover cuff, are extremely comfortable and slimming. Made with sturdy stretch denim. Size 30, full inseam without cuffing is 24", but you can fold the bottom to the length you wish. If you don't want to wait til the spring to wear these, you can always tuck these into your winter boots! Already dry-cleaned and ready for a new home!

Yours for: $26

First to leave your paypal address wins! Listing will end on Feb. 4!

Citizens of Humanity - Kelly Jeans, Size 30

Kelly - bootcut jeans in Pacific wash, are extremely comfortable and sits lower on the hips. Made with lightweight stretch denim. Size 30, altered inseam to 28" at a professional boutique! Will be dry-cleaned and ready for a new home!

Yours for: $15

First to leave your paypal address wins! Listing will end on Feb. 4!

[Sold!] Citizens of Humanity - Ava Jeans, Size 30

Ava - straight leg jeans in Faith wash, are extremely comfortable and slimming. Made with lightweight stretch denim. Size 30, altered inseam to 29 1/2" at a professional boutique to original hem! Already dry-cleaned and ready for a new home!

Yours for: $35

First to leave your paypal address wins! Listing will end on Feb 4.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Burberry Constance Snap Front Classic Quilted Jacket, Size M

This listing is for the classic Burberry quilted jacket in black. This was bought at the Burberry retail store during a trip to San Francisco and worn casually for a week. It was perfectly insulated to wear t0 work and shopping, and its greatest advantages are its light weight and chic simplicity. Here is the description for the Constance jacket, as listed on the website:

Single breasted, quilted jacket features branded, dark nickel, snap buttons. With two large front patch pockets.
  • Polyester
  • 26" long
  • Classic check lining, under collar & inside pockets
  • Dry clean
  • Imported

Measurements (in inches):
Chest: 36 1/4 - 37 3/4
Waist: 28 3/4 - 30 3/8
Hip: 39 3/8 - 41

This was worn for a few days during a mild, California winter, but this popular jacket is typically used during the spring and fall! It was also dry-cleaned immediately after use.

Original Price at Burberry: $395 + tax
Yours for: $195

First to post your paypal address wins! Listing will end February 4.