thredUp keeps the kiddos happy(&the parents.)

August 26, 2011

thredUp answers a few of Motherburg’s questions regarding on how, when on a tight budget, we can still keep our kids clothed and looking cute as well as helping our planet!

MB: Why Thred Up for Back To school?

thredUp: This back-to-school season, thousands of thredUP moms are saving time and money by trading outgrown clothes for school gear that fits. thredUP is a great option for back-to-school because you can get 15 or more gently-used items per box for only $5 + shipping - typically $50 in savings! Plus, thredUP is helping families cut down on waste and consumption, allowing moms to share what they already have to get the things they need. To prep for back-to-school, simply browse thousands of boxes listed by other moms in the sizes you need and brands you love. Pick one you’d like to receive, pay $5 + shipping. thredUP has already sent the box owner free empty flat-rate boxes and a pre-paid shipping label. She simply puts that box on her doorstep for the mailman to pick up and for your child to enjoy in no time. It’s that easy!

MB: What sizes does Thred up go up to? 

thredUP: We carry sizes for babies & kids ages 0 - 8. Some of this months top brands include GAP, Carters and Old Navy.

 MB:What are some of the tips that a parent can search for on certain items, such as school uniforms? Jeans?

thredUP:Once parents are registered, they can use any search term on thredUP to find boxes with specific items. Moms can browse by size, season, gender and special categories like costumes, sports gear and more! Other popular boxes on thredUP include Toys, Books and Media.

Great tips and advice, thank you thredUP! 

Photo, The Sartioralist, posted by Donna