FATE is a consignment shop that suits everyone and now you can find your own special gem. With the surge of internet shoppers and more than ever-busy lives, we're getting a lot of new consignment- yep, and a lot with tags! We keep up with current trends but we‘re attracted to those rare items that define (or challenge) your own personal style. With new consignment being hauled in every day- this week you could pick up a vintage Escada blouse & next week a brand new Gucci bag.
Okay, let's get real. Sixteen years ago when we started this business as Ali's Closet, we were one of a hand full of consignment shops in Denver. With the insurgence of big online marketplaces like ThredUp and RealReal, and the popularity of 'sell your own stuff' sites like Poshmark and NextDoor, the climate has shifted. Even shops that typically carry new inventory now have a consignment selection of clothing and accessories. Resale is a multi-billion dollar a year industry, and luckily, FATE is still in the game! With an increasing awareness of reducing waste, we are progressing from a disposable society to a recycling society- that's pretty stinking cool! Plus, when you consign in Colorado with a Colorado-born business, your money and the benefits of that money stays in Colorado. FATE is proud to be a Coloradoan and we're especially proud to be your "new" favorite consignment shop.
The definition of the whole (kit and) caboodle means everything there is. In FATE's case, that means everything from handmade ceramics to mid-century barware. The "kit" could be the cutest potted plant you've ever seen to the "caboodle"- a rare edition of Little Women. Thing is, you just never know until you stop in on the regs.
Yep, we have them all the time. And, most of the time they benefit a local or international non-profit. I know, cool- right? You could even have one! Contact the shop, agree on a night, you invite your friends, we will buy the bubbly and treats, and 10% off the total sales goes to you in a gift card or the charity of your choice! It’s a win-win-win.
We take consignment by appointment only. Please click here to set up a day and time or call 303-843-9956. All clothing items need to be on hangers; fewer wrinkles! Selected items will be transferred to our hangers. All items must be freshly laundered or dry cleaned.
We wouldn't have a shop if it wasn't for you! We’re in a partnership so we offer an equal, 50/50 split. You actually make more than the shop does because of overhead, tags, staff, etc. That's why our expectations are high. Items are on a discount schedule and are reduced by 20% one week before your consignment ends.
Your consignment contract is for 60 days. That's pretty self-explanatory.
You're welcome to use the money you've earned anytime as store credit. If not, you can collect a check after your contract ends. If there's no "action" on your account (store credit or request for a check) for 6 months your balance will be transferred to FATE. We have accounting and taxes to do. Ugh.
Please be prepared to pull your own items off the floor. We can provide a list of unsold items. Please bring a bag and/or hangers to make it easier for you. If you choose not to pick up within one week of your consignment ending, the ownership of those items will be transferred to FATE. With your items we will do what is best for our consignors, our community, our business, and for our non-profit partners (Camp Experience, Voices4Nigeria, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, etc.)
We like transparency. You will have an online account with a consignor number and password so you can check the status of your items. You will see a detailed list of the size, style, color, and price. Our sales are in real-time so you can see what items you're selling and what your current balance is anytime. Yay! If you see items listed as unavailable, they need to be picked up within one week or they will be donated. We will call or text once as a courtesy.