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Once again, NYFW is upon us, and with it comes the urge to purge our wardrobes for the next big thing. But what do you do when last season's closet castaways don't exactly fetch top dollar at your local consignment shop? For folks who find thrills in subscription-based shopping sites and playing tradesies with fashionable friends, let us introduce Relapse Clothing, a new LA startup that offers the best of both worlds but with an eco-friendly twist.
Inspired the "$100 billion of unworn clothing collecting dust in women's closets," the new membership site offers unlimited dress swaps for only $50 per month. Rather than mailing you fresh-from-the-box frocks, Relapse's stylists personally handpick a new-to-you piece from their inventory of pre-loved merch sent in by other members—think contemporary and designer brands like Ella Moss, Free People, Missoni, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Theory and more.