eBay is launching a new Imperfects range to mark Earth Day on Friday (April 22).
It’s the fashion equivalent of the supermarket’s wacky vegetable initiative, which was launched with the aim of reducing food waste.
The American multinational e-commerce company offers deals on clothes, shoes and accessories considered new, but with defects, from 180 high-street brands, including North Face, Off-white, Puma, Fila and Timberland up to 60 percent off.
All imperfect items may include flaws such as small scuffs and marks which may be from the factory or ex-display which means they cannot be sold for full price as they do not meet the manufacturer’s strict quality standards.
Any faults will be clearly listed in the product description with accompanying photos so customers know exactly what they are getting.
All of these purchases will also come with free shipping and a 30-day return policy, complete with a money-back guarantee.
“With growing financial pressures and the climate crisis continuing to be at the forefront of consumer concerns, we are proud to launch Imperfects as another avenue to help keep fashion items out of landfills,” said Jemma Tadd. , Head of Fashion at eBay UK. initiative.
Simon Payne, who is an eBay seller in the UK, added: “Imperfect clothes, even though they may not be able to be sold at retail price by brands, still deserve a place in the wardrobe. from someone. eBay’s new online destination will continue to prevent thousands of high-quality fashion items from going to waste too soon and help the conscious consumer get their hands on in-demand brands.