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Upload photos and describe your item

Describe your item and upload a few good photos of your item. It is important that we receive as much information as possible to give you the most accurate appraisal.


A qualified specialist will appraise your item

A qualified specialist will look at your item and make all the necessary research. He/she might ask you for additional information, but you will be notified by email.


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You appraisal is done and you can now print it. We will securely store a digital copy that you always can retrieve. You can also ask follow up questions if something in the appraisal is not clear.

What is my Fashion worth

Fashion is a collecting category that is a component of the larger Luxury Goods sector. In most cases, fashion can be considered a broad term that usually encompasses clothing, handbags and accessories, and in some cases jewelry.

The market for luxury clothing, handbags and accessories share many commonalities with the fine and decorative art markets. The main hubs for buying and selling luxury fashion include New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. The structure of the fashion market is comprised of both dealers and collectors, and auction records often establish benchmarks for pricing.

In terms of appraising fashion pieces, the most important factors appraisers look for in determining value include brand name, provenance, and condition.

Brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, and Gucci are the most sought-after amongst buyers and collectors. The more iconic the brand name, the more exclusive and therefore valuable the item becomes.


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Provenance can also be an important component of value. If an item was once owned by a well-known figure or celebrity, it almost always positively influences the value, as potential buyers often wish to experience the “exclusivity” of obtaining a piece once owned by an important individual.

The condition is also an important factor. As with pieces of fine and decorative art, the value of a fashion item will be affected if it is damaged or altered in some way.

Have you ever wondered how much your closet is worth? It could be more than you think. Clothing and accessories that are older than 10 and newer than 100 years old are considered vintage and the market for vintage fashion is steadily increasing in the past decades, especially with the rise of the online auction market. Arts and crafts museums all over the world have exhibitions dedicated to vintage fashion. Collectors worldwide are looking for pieces to go in their collection, such as vintage bags, hats, dresses, evening gowns, shoes, trousers, skirts, tops, shirts, lingerie and so on, made by brands such as Chanel, Hermés, Dior, Roberto Cavalli, Gucci, Valentino, Versace, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent and even less known seamstresses or milliners. These items can be from 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Recently we can see clothing even from early 2000s at auction. Items that are from an era that is considered “retro” and in fashion, or shortly “en vogue” observe a higher demand and sell for higher hammer prices. Condition is another key determiner of value. While some collectors want spotless items that they want to wear, whereas others do not mind some wear on the special objects they would like to exhibit. In order to determine an accurate market price, vintage fashion should be assessed by a specialized expert. Mearto puts you in contact with these experts from interested auction houses that will provide you a professional appraisal. If you want to find vintage fashion appraisal, all you have to do is to fill out our form and send us detailed photographs of the object including close-ups of condition problems.

Fashion FAQ

If I submit my vintage fashion for appraisal, am I obligated to sell the vintage fashion?

No! We will only appraise your vintage but can help you find the right auction house to sell your vintage fashion

Are there any hidden costs or fees with a fashion appraisal?

No! Our pricing model is very transparent - $15 to assign an expert to review your vintage fashion

When will I get my vintage fashion appraisal?

We guarantee your vintage fashion appraisal within 48 hours on weekdays, but most often it is faster.

Can I ask the specialist a question about vintage fashion?

Our fashion specialist are here to help you and they will happily answer your questions about the value of vintage fashion

Can you appraise any kind of vintage fashion?

We offer you the chance to get an expert to review and value your vintage fashion online for only $15 - handbags, dresses, etc.

What happens after I receive the vintage fashion appraisal?

You then have an experts opinion on the value and a description from an expert