OPENINGS: REBAG (12.17.18)
Rebag has opened at Westfield World Trade Center, just in time for the holidays! Now that you have your new go-to spot for both selling AND buying gorgeous, luxury handbags, we spoke with Charles Gorra, Founder and CEO, to learn about how to sell, what you can expect, and more…
Tell us about Rebag....
Rebag is the ultimate destination for buying and selling handbags. We pull from an elite list of luxury handbag designers to build our exclusive selection of the world’s most sought-after styles. All of our bags are thoroughly vetted -- once we’ve found a bag we love, we inspect every handle, corner and crevice for signs of wear. Shopping from the Rebag collection not only opens a whole new world of luxury, but also the option to hand over your handbag within 6 months for credit toward your next one.
What makes Rebag so unique?
Rebag takes the frustration and confusion out of selling your handbag. We offer upfront pricing for your bag and are able to provide you a quote within 60 minutes at the Rebag Bar in one of our 5 store locations or within two days when you submit your bag online.
We've recently launched Rebag Infinity, giving our customers the opportunity to exchange their Rebag handbag within 6 months for credit worth at least 70% of its purchase price. With Rebag Infinity we are facilitating an infinite cycle, where shoppers can reinvest their Rebag Credit endlessly and always carry the handbag of their dream
What can locals expect when they visit Rebag?
Our stores truly are Handbag Heaven Featuring the quintessential Hermès Birkin Wall and the popular Rebag Bar, our stores offer transparency, flexibility, and personalized services. Customers can shop the entire online and in-store collections or sell a bag.
Tell us how the consignment process works…
Rebag actually does not offer consignment. Unlike consignment, we offer upfront pricing for your handbags so you do not need to wait for your item to sell. If you're interested in selling your handbag, simply visit at Rebag Bar at our stores or upload photos of your bag on our website or through our mobile app. You'll receive a quote for your bag within 60 minutes in store or 1-2 days online and get paid on the spot with store credit or by the next day with a bank transfer or check.
What inspired you to open downtown?
We opened our first permanent downtown location in Soho earlier this year after a successful popup and recognized that one downtown location just wasn't enough. When opening new stores locations, we look at where and how our customers are shopping. We found that malls are thriving ecosystems in this country, with shoppers visiting and seeking the same premium shopping experience and brands one would find from a stand-alone luxury boutique. It was a natural next step to open our newest location in not just a mall, but inside the iconic Oculus.