Double Exposure Elite Resale
Merchandise Consignment Terms and Conditions Effective: December 1, 2006

  Updated: March 1, 2013 
May 9, 2013

Double Exposure Elite Resale

Consignment may be dropped off Monday thru Friday from 11am to 4pm.

Please call ahead to make sure Sandy is in the store; No appointment necessary.  Pick-ups for the Chicagoland area available.

What we take:

Double Exposure takes both NEW and PRE-OWNED items on consignment from the following designers and more:

St John, Escada, Roberto Cavalli, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Gucci, Yves St. Laurent, Christian Dior, Prada, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Moschino, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Badgley Mischka, Alberta Ferretti, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Hermes, Fendi, Manolo Blahnik, Juicy Couture, Judith Lieber, Lafayette 148, Bottega Veneta, Sue Wong, Tory Burch, Coach, Richard Tyler, Diane Von Furstenberg, Chloe, Jimmy Choo,Donna Karan,GianFranco Ferre, Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino, Salvadore Ferragamo,Giuseppe Zanotti, Jill Sander, Stella McCartney, Casadei, Michael Kors, Dana Buchman, Eileen Fisher, Ralph Lauren; Lauren & Black & Purple Label, Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, Premium Denim Designers (such as True Religion, Rich & Skinny, Rock & Republic, Seven for all Mankind, Joe’s Jeans), Furriers, and many other fine American and European Designers. 

We accept high end designers and house brands that you would find at better retail stores such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Ave., Bloomingdales, Barney’s, Nordstrom.

  We also accept Talbots, Banana Republic, J. Crew, and White House Black Market.   If you are unsure about a specific designer, please consult with us.

 Items We Do NOT Accept:


We do not accept any items from the following or similar designers:
Gap, Abercombie,  Liz Claiborne, Chico’s,Coldwater Creek, etc.


We will NOT under any circumstances accept any type of “knockoff”, “copy”, “counterfeit” or “designer inspired” item. All items will be verified for authenticity. You may be asked to provide documentation in the form of original tags, authenticity cards, or store receipts.


General Conditions:


All items must be free of stains, holes, or any type of damage or odors. Overly worn or faded items are not accepted.


They should be consigned in cleaned and excellent wearable condition.


Please refer to Consignment Agreement for specific terms and conditions

Condition of Merchandise Acceptance:
Double Exposure Elite Resale (aka Double Exposure) specializes in high-end designer/ couture women’s clothing and accessories. Items for consignment are accepted in new or like new condition. Please refer to our List of Designers for guidelines on who we take and don’t accept.

All merchandise should be cleaned, free of stains, tears, odors, or other damage. All DESIGNER LABELS, buttons and zippers should be intact and in good working condition. If an item needs to be cleaned or repaired, it will be done at the consignor’s expense. By consigning or leaving items for consignment the consignor understands that Double Exposure may not see and/ or recognize any stains, damage, or alterations at the time that the items are accepted. Double Exposure may return any items to the consignor that is not noticed upon or after check-in. Pickup terms and conditions apply as indicated under Pick-ups.

Authenticity of Merchandise:
Only original, authentic designer items are accepted. We will NOT under any circumstances accept any type of “knockoff”, “copy”, “counterfeit” or “designer inspired” item. All items will be verified for authenticity. You may be asked to provide documentation in the form of original tags, authenticity cards, or store receipts.

Consignment Period:  The consignment period shall include, but is not limited to the following:  Merchandise (hear after known as consignment) received shall be inventoried and a “Consignment List” shall be given to the consignor via mail or email. Consignment could take up to six months to be listed due to seasonal considerations.  Every reasonable attempt will be made by Double Exposure to list your consignment as quickly as possible.  All items will be available for sale in our store.  In addition, Double Exposure also reserves the right to determine if the item will be offered for sale on Ebay through an auction or fixed price format.  Exceptional items may be offered differently after discussion between consignor and Double Exposure.  All listed items are also available for purchase in our store by our walk in customers.  Once the item has sold, the consignor will receive 40% of the selling price.  All selling fees will be paid by Double Exposure.  Cleaning and repair cost of an item will be the responsibility of the consignor and will be added as a fee to the consignor’s account.  All fees must be paid prior to the return of any unsold merchandise. Double Exposure reserves the right to return items at any time during or prior to the expiration of the consignment period.

Double Exposure reserves the right to determine prices and markdowns at any time without consulting the consignor. Our pricing is based on research that determines original retail value and comparable secondary resale market values. Our goal is to sell your consignment for the highest resale price possible; however many factors effect pricing and sale ability of the consignment item.

Consignment Pick-ups and Returns:
Consignor’s may pick-up their item(s)at the end of the 6 month consignment period and with a 1 week notice given to our staff. Any time that Double Exposure decides to return items to consignor’s it will do so by notifying the consignor by telephone and/or email provided on their account. It is the consignor’s responsibility to keep track of their 6 month consignment period and to notify Double Exposure of any changes to personal contact information. Double Exposure does not provide storage for any items not accepted for sale or being returned to consignor. Double Exposure reserves the right with this agreement to donate items not picked up by the consignor after 10 days of their initial pickup notice.  Any unsold items 6 months or older from date of drop off will be donated.

Liability of Consignment:
Double Exposure makes their best effort to sell and care for all consignments. However, all consignments are left at the owner's risk. Double Exposure is not responsible for loss by theft, fire, water, handling, damages caused by a customer trying an item on, or any other cause. Consignors will maintain their own insurance during consignment period.

Pick-up Service:

Because our pick-up service is taking place on the Consignor's premises; we are relying on you to have in place property and casualty insurance.  We cannot be responsible for any injuries or other harm occurring in connection with the pick-up.  In the unlikely event someone is injured or property is damaged, we expect you to refer the matter to your insurance carrier.  You agree to indemnify us against any claims, damages, or liability (including reasonable attorney's fees) as a result of any injury or other damage to property or suffered by any person stemming from this pick-up.

Payment to Consignors:
Payment to a consignor will occur quarterly or when consignment sales exceed $100.00 dollars. Payout on high end designer handbags and select items will occur 90 days after clearance of Pay Pal's chargeback policy.

If any item purchased or consigned from a consignor for resale to the public is found to be counterfeit and Double Exposure is found liable for the sale of the counterfeit item, or if Double Exposure incurred any liability from such an item, the consignor agrees to indemnify Double Exposure for any damages that Double Exposure may have or may perhaps assume.

Update of Terms and Conditions:
The terms and conditions of this agreement may be updated at the discretion of Double Exposure.  It is the responcibility of the consignor to periodically check the website for updates and changes to the consignment terms and contract. By continuing to consign after the effective date on the new Terms and conditions you are agreeing to the new terms and conditions.

Expiration of Contract and Terms:
The Consignor contract including all terms and conditions has no expiration date as long as the Consignor account is open and valid. Double Exposure reserves the right to close a Consignor account at any time without prior notice to the consignor. All closed accounts are bound by the terms and conditions that were in effect at the time the account was effective.


Double Exposure Elite Resale.