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#1: Welcome to Out with the New

by
Kate Sanner

If you're receiving this then you're one of the OGs and we appreciate you!

After a brief hiatus, we're excited to re-introduce our newsletter, newly named 'OUT WITH THE NEW' and designed with our thrift-curious friends in mind.

Join us every week as we demystify the world of resale. We'll share the latest Beni news, insider tips for shopping secondhand, and guide you through the trends shaping the future of fashion.

If this sounds like something you want in your inbox, nothing to do but enjoy the first edition below!  And if not, we won't hold it against you -- you can unsubscribe at any time!

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🎉 Someone to FOLLOW, if you have 1 MINUTE:

We're big fans of Brooke @secondhandsustainability.  She recognizes that the need for nuanced conversations and is a great resource for those looking to learn more about sustainability and those seeking inspiration on ways to get started.

🎙Something to WATCH, if you have 10 MINUTES:

Have you ever bought clothes? Ever wonder what happens to them when you're done with them? Then you need to watch this.  It's one of the best overviews I've seen and highlights some of the biggest consequences with our current system of production.

Trashion: The stealth export of waste plastic clothes to Kenya.

📚Some WEEKEND READING, if you have a coffee in hand:

Do You Have to Be an Optimist to Work Towards a Better World?

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"Things To Look For When Buying Resale"  

Check the seller's ratings and reviews: Before you buy, make sure to read the seller's ratings and reviews from previous buyers. Look for sellers with positive feedback and a history of shipping items quickly and as described.

Look for high-quality photos: Make sure the photos are clear and show the item from multiple angles. This will help you get a better idea of the item's condition and any flaws.

Check the item's description: Make sure to read the item's description carefully. Look for details on the item's size, condition, and any flaws. If the description is vague or incomplete, don't be afraid to ask the seller for more information.

Ask questions: If you have any questions about the item, don't be afraid to ask the seller. They should be happy to provide more information or photos.

Be aware of shipping costs: Make sure to check the shipping costs before you buy. Some sellers may offer free shipping, while others may charge a flat rate or calculate the shipping based on your location.

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Partner Spotlight: Poshmark

Poshmark is a fashion-focused social commerce marketplace with a wide variety of apparel. Poshmark encourages communication between buyers and sellers, so reach out and make the experience your own!

🔥 Most Popular Brands: Reformation, Lululemon, Madewell, Nike

⭐️ Beni Tip:  Make the seller an offer and see if you can score a lower price!

🛍 The Nitty Gritty: All sales are final. However, with their Posh Protect Policy, you will receive a full refund if your item never ships or does not match the listing description. Learn more.  Free authentication is available for luxury items worth $500 or more. Learn more.

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Just for Fun:

🎵 Song I can't stop listening to: Lift Me Up by Rihanna

😂 Something that made me laugh: This meme

🧑‍🍳 What I want to eat this weekend: Hot Honey Crispy Salmon bowl from Half Baked Harvest

❤️ Brand of the week: Seed, because you know....gut health is important

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