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shop the Real Real online site for vintage "New Age" luxury goods

How to Shop the Real Real for Vintage “New Age” Luxury

In a harmonic convergence of two big trends in luxury, the best online resale sites are also excellent sources for hot items in “New Age” luxury. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a a guide on how to shop the luxury online resale site The Real Real for vintage items that are on-point with the hot new trend toward “New Age” luxury goods.

The Best Luxury Consignment and Resale Sites Right Now

Looking for sustainable and affordable luxury items? Want to be a part of the circular fashion economy? Shopping and wearing vintage items is a great way to achieve those goals. And now you can easily find vintage luxury treasures online. The RealReal and Rebag are among the many options available for online shopping for pre-owned designer fashion and accessories. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy profiles the best luxury consignment and resale sites right now.

love fine jewelry? flont is the secret to luxury life

Love fine jewelry? But living on a bijoux budget? We feel you. Which is why we’re so excited about the continued success of Flont. The fine jewelry sharing service is an answered prayer for those who dream of diamonds and precious stones, but who lack the resources to buy them outright. Like so many other companies in the sharing economy, Flont is the secret to luxury life that’s actually accessible to people living in the real world. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen breaks it down for us.

the best of dandelion chandelier: essays on luxury life

And now we are two. Our second birthday here at Dandelion Chandelier is August 1, and to mark the occasion, we’re sharing some of the top-performing posts in our short history. And also some posts that we’re just really proud of, or that were especially fun to write (and, we hope, fun to read). Join the party! We’ve been focusing on one topic per day for the past week, as we counted down to our big day. We’ve shared posts in Travel and Adventure; Food and Drink; Fashion and Shopping; Sports and Fitness; Culture and the Arts; and Books. On the eve of our birthday, we’re closing this “best of” series with our top posts on life in luxury land, and the true meaning of a luxurious experience.