eBay Launches Partnership To Offer Full-Priced Designer Clothing

ebayIf you’re seeking a steal of a deal on a pair of designer jeans on eBay, you better look closely. That’s because the online auction site just launched a page dedicated to full-priced designer clothing.

Instead of settling for a pair of designer jeans on the e-commerce site’s auction platform, consumers can snag a new, full-priced pair through the Designer Collective, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Officials with eBay say the new collective expands eBay’s offerings of high fashion by partnering with designer labels instead of competing against them.

The new partnership allows consumers to buy men and women’s clothing and accessories directly from 16 labels including True Religion, Calvin Klein, Cynthia Rowley and House of Harlow.

Officials with eBay say the designers manage their own inventory and storefronts through the site.

Just for comparison’s sake, a pair of men’s True Religion jeans on the new site goes for $290, while a similar pair on the traditional auction site labeled as new with tags has a Buy It Now price of $81.

EBay launches full-priced destination for designer labels [The Los Angeles Times]