lifestyle, style

Clearing my closet with Carousell!

January 7, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! I can’t believe it’s 2017 already!

New Years is such a busy time we often forget that we have so much unused clothes building in our closet. How many times in the year have you bought a piece that you didn’t end up using? Or only used once because it was so glam and special that you wanted it for that one special event. I don’t know about you but there are so many dresses and clothes in my wardrobe that fall under those two categories it’s literally ready to burst out of my bedroom closet. What I used to do with these clothes were throw them away or give them away to friends or family. The amount of clothes we go through as bloggers is ridiculous and I would hate to see it go to waste after I used it once or twice only. Luckily recently I discovered an app called Carousell!

This app allows me to sell my blogging wardrobe (especially the ones I only use once or twice and are practically brand new!). The steps to do this are so easy and I’ll run you through them below:

Download the Carousell App via the App Store!

This is super easy especially since I use an iphone it’s literally just going into the app store and downloading the app into my phone. Once you open this up you can sign in with your facebook or google account – it’s as simple as that! (Alternatively you can sign up via the website https://au.carousell.com/)
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Once you have signed in you can go ahead and list an item by clicking the Sell button up at the top right. You will then see a page where you can upload a photo, describe the item and list your item for the price you want! carousell3Here I’ve done a tutorial showing me listing my Zimmermann Dress!

After you list your item you should be able to see it pop up on your profile page just like mine!

carousell2Once you completed this you can go back to step 2 to start listing another item you want to sell!

Isn’t it fantastic? This way your clothes also won’t go to waste! This is what I’m doing during my New Years clean up and it’s a fantastic way to make some extra cash you didn’t know you could get!

Another good tip for getting rid of clothes you don’t need is to start the year with your clothes hanger facing towards you! Each time you use a piece of clothing hang it back the normal way facing away from you. Once you get to the end of this year you’ll know exactly which pieces haven’t even been used once throughout the year and it will help you to declutter and sell off these pieces! Hope this handy tip helped you and I hope to see some of your fantastic items listed on the app soon !

mandyarisa

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  • Diana January 7, 2017 at 2:09 PM

    Girl, you made me to sign up for that. Just curious to check out, how easy it work. It does look super simple. Thanks for sharing!

    http://www.queenhorsfall.com/

  • Helen Chik January 7, 2017 at 7:09 PM

    I’ve been dying to get rid of some of the clothes in my closet. Scratch that. I’ve been dying to get rid of A LOT of my closet and need to get onto this app ASAP! Looks easy enough!!

    Helen xx
    https://ch1k.com/shadesofyou

  • Jessie January 7, 2017 at 10:03 PM

    OMG this is exactly what I needed!!!! Carousell! My closet is definitely over flood giving that I love shopping so much !!! can’t wait to get rid of some of my items =P Thanks for sharing such a great idea!
    xx, Jessie
    http://4evajessie.com/goodbye-2016-hello-2017/

  • Jennifer Lee Quattrucci January 8, 2017 at 7:20 AM

    I’m so glad I read this when I did ! As a mom and kindergarten teacher I always look for ways to recycle to set an example for my kids and students and what better way than recycling clothes and also earning a bit of cash. I also love the fact I can shop for YOUR stuff ! Downloading and setting up an account now so look for me !

  • Gina Diaz January 8, 2017 at 7:30 AM

    This is such a great app, I will be cleaning my closet next week and definitely I want to check Carousell to list some items. Thanks for sharing, beautiful!

    much love, Gina

    http://www.artsyrunway.com

  • Lily Rose January 8, 2017 at 10:39 AM

    Girl does this app work internationally? I need to sell so MUCH clothes haha. The steps look super simple here and I’d love to be able to earn some money for the clothes I don’t wear anymore.

    -Lily from With Love Lily Rose

  • Vukosavljevic Ana January 8, 2017 at 11:18 AM

    Sounds great! I need to give it a try!

    Thanks for sharing it with us Mandy! <3

  • Open Kloset By Karina January 8, 2017 at 1:10 PM

    Hey My Love:)
    Wish you Happy 2017:)
    This App is so easy and Cool:) Never heard about it but totally Awesome;)
    Thank you Thank youuuu;)You are the Best;)
    Love Kisses
    Open Kloset By Karina
    New:http://openklosetfashion.blogspot.pt/2017/01/tama-budapest-restaurant.html?m=1#more

  • Aldora January 8, 2017 at 7:26 PM

    It’s fantastic how you get to use the Carousell App to sell your stuff Mandy! And actually I’m using the Singapore version of it to sell my gadgets & beauty products gifted to me during events. Not sure if you encountered any demanding buyers who enjoy low-balling your listed items or go missing after agreeing to buy your items though cuz it’s pretty rampant in Singapore and we actually renamed the app to CarouHELL. That said, Carousell is indeed a helpful app in helping us sell our stuff 😀

  • Christine Kong January 9, 2017 at 10:47 AM

    Wow, this looks way too easy so someone like me has no excuse! I definitely need to look into this especially because like you said, we have one too many clothes that just go to waste after shooting it. Thanks for sharing this app and I definitely need to start making some money from selling my clothes. =) Hopefully I won’t end up shopping more on this. Hehe. xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

  • Sofia January 9, 2017 at 5:41 PM

    Sounds like such good website! And I need to try the hanger trick!! I feel like even though I have cleared out 5 ikea bags of clothes and shoes I still have a ton if items I feel like i font even use.

  • Sofia January 9, 2017 at 5:49 PM

    Sounds like such good website! And I need to try the hanger trick!! I feel like even though I have cleared out 5 ikea bags of clothes and shoes I still have a ton if items I feel like I don’t even use at all.

  • Sofia January 10, 2017 at 6:49 AM

    this looks interesting i would like to try this!
    http://highheelpoodl.blogspot.rs/2017/01/irresistible-me-extensions-review.html

  • Michelle @LeHoarder.com January 11, 2017 at 2:59 AM

    Sounds like a great app – I need to clean out my closet ASAP already. I’ve heard to than hanger trick but it wouldn’t work for me because I’m always pulling things out and trying them on LOL – and there are some pieces I haven’t worn in years and then they come back in style.
    XO
    http://www.lehoarder.com

  • EVA January 11, 2017 at 8:39 AM

    Hello dear!!
    Great occassion to sell my closet, I don’t have place where put the clothes.
    I shoyld check this app very soon.
    Thanks for explain how working.
    xx
    Eva
    http://www.themermaidfashion.com

  • Maryam January 11, 2017 at 9:13 AM

    This is such a great service, I’m going to sign up for it. Thanks for sharing. xx

  • Maggie January 11, 2017 at 10:54 AM

    I use a really similar app in the States called Poshmark and I think it’s one of the best creations ever! It’s just so easy to use and super convenient! They need to set up a global one that works well with shipping then I can shop your closet! Lol.

    xoxo,
    Maggie S.
    ❤Clothestomidnight.com

  • Tandya January 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    Thank you for sharing this app with us! I like to clear my closet out at the beginning of each year. Its crazy how many clothes one buys over the course of a year! I usually end up donating to charity, but if I ever do decide to sell I will be sure to use this! Xo

  • Rachel Holliday January 11, 2017 at 9:13 PM

    This is the best idea! Its always great to clear out our wardrobes every so often and if it can get us more money for important things **cough** shoes **cough** all the better! You’ve inspired me to do a clear out babe

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

  • Everest January 11, 2017 at 9:23 PM

    I am using Carousell in Singapore and it sure is good in helping me clear a portion of my wardrobe! But that said the app also allows me to spot good deals and finds and I am kinda back at square one. 🤣
    Kisses from Singapore,
    Everest
    http://www.everestsays.com

  • Thomas Falkenstedt January 11, 2017 at 11:03 PM

    You are totally right that we go through a ridiculous amount of clothes as bloggers and me being environmentally aware makes it feel even worse if the clothes aren’t used by anyone. This app sounds really good and I’ll check out if they also provide their services in Europe 🙂 And I loved the idea of hanging in the the clothes in one direction to by the end of the year see if they have been used or not!!
    xoxo
    Thomas

    http://thomasfalkenstedt.com

  • Manda January 12, 2017 at 6:34 AM

    I am definitely going to be using your tip about the hangers! What a great idea! Also, I need to load this app. I have boxes of items that I need to put up even after I’ve given items away to family and friends! Such a great post and thanks for all the information!

    Manda | http://EvocativelyChosen.com

  • Hadasah January 12, 2017 at 1:08 PM

    Hi babe, thank you so much for sharing this cool app as I’ve been wanting to sell some of the clothes I no longer wear. And the Caousell App seems very nice.
    I will definitely be using this app very soon.
    Wishing you a very sweet and happy New Year 2017
    xoxo
    Hadasah
    http://www.styletolove.com

  • Josie January 12, 2017 at 1:41 PM

    Thank you for this post explaining all the steps! It’s really appreciated. I have listed some of my items on a similar app but I haven’t made any sell so I think I need to try Carousell! The tip for the hangers is kinda genius! Thanks for sharing it with us Mandy!

    Bisous, Josie
    http://www.petiteandbold.com

  • Katya Bychkova January 12, 2017 at 1:57 PM

    I saw your Instagram posts about this app and it seems even more amazing when I read about it on the blog! I have so many unnecessary pieces of clothes that I also need to sell or donate! I’ll definitely check out the app!

  • Ravayna January 12, 2017 at 4:51 PM

    I do the clothes hanger trick and it’s really effective! I just cleared out tons of stuff that I need to donate or sell- will check out carousell to do so!

  • Jacqueline January 13, 2017 at 1:43 PM

    Oh my god! That’s such an amazing idea. I always go through a seasonal purge and I actually had to give away a lot of clothes when I first moved. Love this! Definitely looking into this for my next spring cleaning!

  • Kayla Amadasun January 13, 2017 at 1:52 PM

    That’s such a cool app! And such a smart idea! I definitely need to sign up, I have a ton of clothes I could sell too!

  • Darlene January 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM

    Wow that’s amazing! I always wanted to buy your clothes! You have such a great style. does this app works even I’m from Canada?
    I always wanna do this!

    X
    Darlene
    http://www.thenewgirl.me

  • vanessa troset January 18, 2017 at 5:39 AM

    Ohh wow this app is all I need in my life or my crazy messy wardrobe! specially after I read the book of Marie Kondo and I feel like i need to do something with all that almost brand new clothes. Thank you for your tips babe! Kisses

    http://www.vanedresscode.com

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