You know the old saying…ship happens! You’ve just sold something on Curtsy and now the only thing standing between you and scoring extra cash in your Curtsy Wallet is shipping. We’re here to show you that shipping is easy. Straight from our customer support team to you – here’s tips to becoming a shipping queen! With this shipping guide you’ll ship easy and have buyers (and USPS) coming back for more!
The 1-2-3-4 of Shipping
Print out the shipping label we email to you or request a label to be mailed to you
Pack your item in any small box or envelope, or use our Shipping Kit
Give your package to USPS, schedule a pickup, or drop it in a USPS bin
Be sure to mark your sale as “Shipped” in the app and you get paid once it ships!
Print your label: Regular size 8 1/2 paper or label sticker works just fine!
Use the link from Curtsy to print so the label is clear (not a photo of a photo).
No printer? No problem! When creating your pre-paid label, tap “request label via mail”. We’ll mail your label the next business day, and you’ll receive it within 5-7 business days! Request a label soon after you sell to avoid delays.
You can also find a printer near you at a print shop, school, friend’s house or public library.
Packaging Tips: Wrap it up
Pack up your item, anysmall box or envelope will do!
Order our Shipping Kit: Don’t worry about finding a box! Buy a shipping kit and we’ll send you mailers to have for your next sale.
Sustainable packaging: Reuse a box or envelope (Yes, even an Amazon box). Remember to remove or cover old labels and tape.
💡Pro tip: In a pinch? Flip a previously used mailer inside out. What’s old is new again!
Tape on your label, but DON’T tape over the barcode (it’s harder for USPS to scan over tape).
Use tissue paper and padding on fragile items like sunglasses and jewelry, and to keep your items from moving around in the box.
Keep it clean: Make sure items are dirt free and match your listing.
Take photos of your item before and after packaging for your own records.
Personalization Tips: Be a little extra
Add in a thoughtful thank you note, sticker, or extra gift with your package as a fun surprise for the buyer.
Draw doodles on the package for a nice touch.
Drop off Tips: Options to Ship it!
Let USPS come to you: You can schedule a pickup with USPS using this link, and USPS will come to you!
Drop off at the post office: Leave your package with a clerk inside USPS, and be sure to get a receipt for your records!
Use a blue USPS drop box: Drop your package in any USPS dropbox near you! (This option can sometimes come with increased delays, so try the options above first if you can! Be sure to snap a quick pic of the info on the drop box too!)
As part of our SELL-ebration 🎉 we’re shining a spotlight on sellers living their best life on Curtsy. Scroll for tips on selling clothes on Curtsy from sellers just like you.
Tell me a little about yourself! I graduated from the University of Oklahoma with my degree in Health & Exercise Science. I am a Medical Sales Rep & I have my Personal Training certification. I love traveling, staying active, & experiencing new things. I am currently training to run my first half marathon.
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I love that the Curtsy Community empowers women through sustainable fashion. Curtsy allows women to have a platform where they feel comfortable to buy & sell their items.
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? Traveling & new adventures!
What is your top seller tip? Take detailed pictures that highlight the features of the item you’re trying to sell & make sure you have clear & concise descriptions. Don’t forget to engage in active communication with buyers & be willing to negotiate. This way you can clear out your closet & free up your finances for what you’re really wanting!
Tell me a little about yourself! Hello, my name is Andria! I am an Adventure Seeker & Conscious Thrifter. I love being outdoors just as much as I love a good vintage Jean jacket or flowy maxi dress 🤗 I discovered Curtsy on IG and immediately was drawn to the simplicity & quality of their app! I already actively sold clothing to my local thrift stores and thought this was a great way to offer my previously loved pieces to more used clothes enthusiasts! So far it’s been a great experience!
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I love being apart of this community of badass, conscious women, with wicked fashion taste 😝 I highly recommend joining and having fun discovering all the fun ways you can style and list your items!
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I’m looking to become more of a minimalist and hope to stock my clothes with only things I love. I’ve been eying and adding many things to my “liked” list which I plan to use some of my Curtsy earnings on!
What is your top seller tip? I personally enjoy using a lot of natural light if I can for close up shots of my items, and also use a photo app called Pixelcut to edit my images. Hope my tips help your reselling journey!
Tell me a little about yourself! Hi everyone! My name is Katie and I’m a communications major studying at James Madison University. A fun fact about me is I love dogs, so much so I got a job working at a dog daycare.
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I love online shopping, and Curtsy makes that easy and affordable! I first heard about Curtsy from a friend at college and since then I’ve bought and sold so many clothes. One of my favorite features about Curtsy is the ability to control your prices on clothes you sell, and making offers to sellers on their clothes.
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I’ve made a couple hundred dollars selling my clothes and it’s gone to buying from Curtsy and paying for some school items.
What is your top seller tip? A seller tip I would suggest is to be communicative with potential buyers. Good communication will increase the likelihood of the item being bought and the buyer coming back for more items!
In the words of Elle Woods – whoever said that finding something to wear on Valentine’s Day was difficult, is “seriously disturbed!” The Curtsy team has found some amazing Valentine’s Day outfit ideas for ANY plans you have on February 14th! From a hot date, to a fun GNO with your best friends, a cute outfit is a MUST for the occasion! Scroll for inspo and some of the top brands to search on Curtsy when looking for the perfect Valentine’s ‘Fit!
The go-to Valentine’s activity is to have a cute and romantic dinner date. You have the reservation, the makeup look and your nails planned, but your dress is still up in the air! You should definitely take a look at Revolve! They carry so many brands, at different price ranges, from Amanda Uprichard and Superdown to For Love & Lemons. The options are endless and you are bound to find the cutest ‘fit for the evening on Curtsy!
So let’s set the scene – it’s Galentine’s Day and your besties are getting ready for a night of fun! You have no idea what to wear, but pull out the BEST dress for the night. Some brands that it could be are Superdown – Revolve, or something fun from Oh Polly or Windsor to name a couple! This is the night for sequins, or even your little black dress – just make it cute and memorable!
So for those of you who have plans in the daytime for Valentine’s Day, you are probably looking for something more cute and wearable than a chic cocktail or going out ‘fit! We have the perfect brands to check out that have recently dropped cute, fun and inclusive Valentine’s Collections like Princess Polly, Selkie and Cider!
For everyone having a cozy night in with a pizza, movie marathon and sweets, looking cute is still a NEED! Whether you are spending the evening with your besties, your significant other or just yourself for some much needed self care, here’s what you can shop! Brands like Skims and Aerie are perfect for a cute, but comfy night in.
So we hope we have given you some major inspo for any last minute Valentine’s Day shopping! To get a head start, check out the Cupid’s Collection on Curtsy now to see our compiled list of Valentine’s Day inspo, all in one place!
💃🏽 Meet the author!
Nikki’s one of the content creators over on the Curtsy social channels! She has loved so many pieces that she’s bought from sellers on the app to help expand her girly + feminine, cottagecore style!
Who says you have to save your big closet clean out until Spring? The sun is officially setting later each day, so it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the burst of energy that comes with a bit of extra daylight! ✨
I have three easy steps you can follow to clean out your closet for this Winter season AND help you play your part in circular fashion* for years to come (*a sustainable approach to fashion where clothes are reused and recycled in endless amounts of ways, instead of throwing them away). ♻️
🔎 Figure out what’s already working
Imagine your closet as a place you can emerge from each day with a layer of armor that helps you take on the world 💪. I know that might seem impossible with a prom dress stuffed in the corner, or an old winter coat blocking the flared corduroy pants you just bought – but that’s all background noise for now! Time to take a deep breath and figure out what does work first.
First, ask yourself how you want to look and feel this season, and set aside the basics and classics that’ll fulfill that vision 👁️🗨️. Now comes the fun part – what are some unique gems buried in your closet that will show the world your outfits are made for you and no one else? Set these aside too! (Need some help? Make a 2022 vision board).
The answers might come right away – but if they don’t, you can always keep mental notes over a week or two on the pieces you are drawn to/wear the most, and set those aside in your closet 💭
💚 Make your space sustainable
If anything is constant, it’s change, but creating a space where you can cycle through changes and evolve will help you stay grounded for the long run. To keep the closet clean out momentum going throughout the year (and the year after that 🤩), try setting aside an area for all things resell. This could be a section of your closet, a corner of a room, or even an attic space, where you go to decide what you want to donate, resell, and buy for yourself. You can set up some warm lighting, a full-length mirror to try out different looks (and model items to list on Curtsy! 📸), and a cozy chair or floor pillow to pack up your sales and browse for those hidden gems (bonus points if you call this your Curtsy Corner 😉).
💎 Thrift Your Dream Closet
At this point, you probably can’t wait to level up your winter wardrobe with key pieces – like the perfect pair of platform Converse to go with your distressed dad jeans. But after taking inventory of what works, note what’s desperately needed. Maybe you’re way more comfortable in oversized denim this year instead of bombers.
Made it a goal to work out more? Why not treat yourself to Lululemon leggings in your favorite color? Or maybe you’ve picked up painting again and want a cute patterned bandana to keep your hair out of your eyes while you focus. Whichever items you end up thrifting, they’ll mean a lot to the person you’re working hard each day to become 🎇
By cleaning out the old and creating a closet space you want to keep going back to, you’ll turn sustainable fashion into a practice for life 🌍💙
The Curtsy community is nothing without our sellers. As part of our SELL-ebration 🎉 we’re shining a spotlight on sellers living their best life on Curtsy and how they sell clothes online.
We love creating a space for you to just do you – whether that’s raking in high earnings as a pro seller or refreshing your closet by selling gently used quality clothes. Read on to meet a few Curtsy Babes, how much they’ve earned, tips on selling on the app, and peek into their Curtsy closets!
Tell us a little about yourself! I currently live in Phoenix, Arizona where I love being outside!! Hiking and running are my favorite activities! Another of my fav hobbies is thrifting and finding hidden gems all around me! A lot of my closet is filled with pieces I find from all over!
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I love how the Curtsy community is filled with genuine people who are looking for a good deal! Everyone has a unique style that is brought together in one app! I also love how the founders and Curtsy team are so easy and helpful to work with! They always help solve problems in a matter of minutes!
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I guess I’m not really saving for anything! I just love using this app for fun money!!
What is your top seller tip? My top seller tip is to be consistent & active! I try to list or promote my page everyday!! I also like to interact with the potential buyers and answer any questions they may have!! Finally, getting good quality photos is a must!!
Tell us a little about yourself! I’m 19 and currently a sophomore in college!! Been selling on Curtsy for almost a year now and I love it!
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? What I love about the Curtsy Community is that it’s unique and different from other selling brands. It makes selling so easy and convenient.
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I just use my earnings for Starbucks (my new obsession) and any activities I do with my friends!
What is your top seller tip? My top seller tip is to sell using free shipping since it’s more likely to sell faster that way and to always promote the clothes so the likers can see them more often or get discounts!
Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Haley but my besties call me hay hay! I’m a curly-haired, free-spirited lover of fashion, photos, and anything bright and colorful!
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I love that curtsy is so easy to browse through whether I’m looking for a certain brand, size and fit, or a trending style. Curtsy 100% helped me find my own fashion sense and it feels guilt free because it was pre-loved! I already loved thrifting before, but curtsy has such a curated inventory of hot-finds that it’s a no brainer for me!
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I obviously like buying clothes haha but I actually started a few years ago on curtsy selling and I’ve made over $1000 off my closet! I’m currently saving up my earnings for a trip I’m taking this spring to the Dominican Republic!
What is your top seller tip? I would recommend to anyone wanting to sell on curtsy to be as descriptive and transparent in your listings as you can! I’ve found that buyers need to be able to picture owning your item! Be personable!
Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Lauren, I’m 22, and I live in San Diego, California! I’m originally from North Carolina but moved here for the remainder of my fiancé’s military career. I love coffee, fashion, & shopping sustainably. My goals are to get my degree in early childhood education and become a preschool teacher!
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? My favorite thing about curtsy is the sense of community! I’ve met the kindest people here and even made great friends. I also love how easy and convenient it is to sell & make extra $$$!!! It is the PERFECT side hustle and I’ve made close to six grand (!!!) in earnings! curtsy is also great for when you want a guilt free, inexpensive, online shopping experience. I always find name brand items at a fraction of the cost!
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I use my earnings to help pay for my bills, groceries, or when I want to treat myself! ✨
What is your top seller tip? My biggest tip for sales is lighting & angles!!! good photos = more sales! the more pictures the better!!! I always like to take my pictures against a wall or a white blanket for a clean and simple background. and make sure to leave a detailed description about the condition, size/fit, and material!
Tell us a little about yourself! I am a senior program manager living in The Queen City with my boyfriend and puppies, Astra and Cooper. In my free time, I enjoy shopping (shocker), trying new restaurants around the city, and reading different crime novels.
What do you love about the Curtsy Community? I like the targeted audience of Curtsy compared to other re-seller communities. It’s really great seeing my buyers style my clothing in their own way and make new memories with their new pieces across the country.
Is there anything in particular you are using/saving up your Curtsy Earnings for? I am a recent homeowner and am in the process of buying new furniture for my rooftop deck!
What is your top seller tip? Include free shipping to your posts. What the buyer sees is what the price actually is. It makes for a much better experience for the buyer and seller especially when you are negotiating prices when shipping is already included in the price.
Every year it seems like another trend we collectively decided to get rid of a decade before becomes the IT clothing item to wear. At Curtsy, we are always trying to stay one step ahead so we are ready to dig out those Y2K comeback trends from the back of our closets and wardrobes! In 2022 there are already some expected trends to return from the 90s like, the puffer jacket, yoga pants and our personal fave – UGG! If you’re looking to achieve the full Y2K aesthetic, read on for our 3 style tips.
The puffer coat has gone in and out of style for years – literally DECADES! So it’s no surprise that it’s back on all the physical and virtual shelves. In the 2022 version of puffers, there are vests, bomber jackets, calf and ankle length in an assortment of colors. You can find all of our available Puffer options for Winter 2022 here on Curtsy! Our go-to brands for puffers are Aritzia, ZARA and Urban Outfitters.
If you can remember back to the middle (or high) school days, you were DEFINITELY wearing yoga pants. Probably with a low waist and some branded logo on the back. While we hung up our black yoga pants in the early 2000s, they are making quite the comeback in 2022. If you’d like to add some back into your wardrobe this year, you can shop them here on Curtsy! Some of our fave brands for yoga pants are Aerie, Lululemon and Alo Yoga.
A comeback that truly needs no introduction – UGG Brand is back and better than ever! When they first gained popularity, EVERYONE and their mom had a pair and the long length was the only way to go! Now in 2022, mini is in – the shorter the better! Some trending styles this year are the UGG Disquette, Funkette,Coquette, Bailey Bow, and the Classic Ultra Mini. If you got rid of your Uggs from the 90s, but want to bring them back, here’s what we have on Curtsy!
✨Ready to make a comeback?
Predicting future trends in fashion can always be fun, but it makes it way more interesting when we bring back trends from our past (Y2K, 90s, 80s, you name it). All of these comeback trends create the perfect winter outfit in an updated blast from the past. If you’d like some inspo styling these trends, you can check out this blog post here!
Read on to see how to style your sweet sherpa kicks! We’re ranking these looks from dressed up to the most casual…
Wide or straight legged trousers. Since we gave skinny jeans the kiss of death last year, we’ve been on the hunt for new ways to style our new favorite pair of trousers. Well, the good news is that the possibilities with Uggs are endless! Treat your trousers as you would with a good combat boot or your favorite sneaker: cuff your pants (show a little skin..or sock 😏) or flaunt the wide legged look by just letting them casually drape over the boot. This look works with any Ugg style.
Denim. Take your favorite mom jeans or crisp white pair of denim and style them however you want with your Uggs. Similar to trousers, cuff ‘em, leave ‘em hanging, whatever you like. The fun part here is you can dress up your look with a button up and an oversized blazer or take the more casual approach with a hoodie and a statement coat.
Leggings.Leggings? With Uggs? Groundbreaking. In all seriousness, this sounds like a no brainer, but dress up your Uggs with leather or wax-coated leggings or your favorite Gymshark, Lululemon, or Nike pair you snagged from Curtsy. Have fun with cool crew socks or a classic pair of socks from Nike. Throw on a cropped puffer or favorite wool winter coat.
Flared yoga pants. Another comeback piece, yoga pants are no longer just for walking the dog or doing the downward dog. Style your Uggs and flared yoga pants with your go-to turtleneck sweater and an oversized blazer or a vintage crewneck and chunky gold jewelry. 🔑
Sweatpants. This is a great way to continue the monochrome outfit look (remember all the neutral sweat suits you acquired in 2021?) and break up your look with Uggs. Tuck your sweatpants straight into the Uggs or layer them with crew socks. 🧦
Did you catch our last Weekly Sale? 15% off all sweatpants and joggers. Catch it next time!
PS. Want to know how to clean your Uggs and care for them? Most of the recent styles will come pre-treated by Ugg directly but we’d recommend looking for a kit that has a cleaning AND weather treating solution. The kits with a brush and stain eraser are clutch. 💯 Now your Uggs are ready for all the elements!
We have to admit, 2021 served us some iconic styles and vibes. From cottagecore to coconut girl, shackets and baguette bags. Will 2022 fashion trends dare to be as bold? Will she do it? We’ve rounded up styles we’re predicting will be seen everywhere this year. And yes, they’re pretty iconic!
Being in the business of fashion, we’re always looking out for current and upcoming styles to make sure we offer them to you on Curtsy. We check in with top searches and what our favorite influencers and trendsetters are wearing.
Scroll for the inside scoop on what 2022 fashion trends we’re seeing – from Pearlcore, to the year’s hottest heels, and a blast from the past. See a trend you’re ready to try? We give you styling tips and keywords to search to make it yours.
For 2022 the details get fuzzy. Channel your inner animal by wearing fur…faux fur of course. (No animals were harmed in the making of this trend.) And in an exciting twist – the faux details aren’t reserved for winter coats. We’re obsessed with dresses and shirts flocked with feathers.
🔎 Search for keywords: sherpa coats, fur jackets, feather sleeves, ostrich feather, feather trim, fur trim
Cue the nostalgia, Y2K is still having a moment. How to do this trend right without looking outdated? Pick and choose styles from the past and pair them with a modern piece. Like New Balance sneakers with a casual dress or cropped trousers.
We’re taking style inspo from our favorite American in Paris 🥐. This trend is Parisian sophistication meets bold glamour. Elevate your ‘fits with prim and proper accessories and embellishments like bows, opera gloves and statement tights. You’ll feel like you’re in Paris, without the jetlag.
Thanks to this pandemic we started to look for comfort in our style. The obsession stuck and now we can’t get enough of items that have us feeling cozy. As temps get lower so do coats and pant legs. Floor-grazing puffers and quilted fabrics have us finally feeling comfy in the cold. The cozier the style the better.
Because you deserve nice things. Lucky for you, you know just the place to get designer items at great prices 😉
Polish off your look with investment pieces like uniquely shaped designer bags or shiny objects like pearls. That’s right, Pearlcore is the current vibe that has us looking through our grandmother’s jewelry box. Shop for pearl-embellished straps or go crazy with a top entirely beaded with pearls and rhinestones.
The last few years the color story was neutral with shades of tans and blacks. In 2021, we started seeing brands play with more colors in the crayon box. Get excited because in 2022 the future looks bright. Don’t shy away from colors, be bold with electric hues and dizzying prints. New year, do you!
A big part of manifesting your dreams is speaking them into existence. There is power in words. Here are 10 inspiring quotes to motivate you to realize your dreams, empower you to achieve them and do you along the way. 2022 is sure to be your best year yet, Curtsy Babe! See a quote that sticks out to you? Share the wisdom with your friends.