What condition are your items in?
We use the following terms to describe the condition of an item:
- New: Brand-new with tags.
- Excellent: No tags but shows no obvious signs of wear.
- Very good: item has been worn but shows little signs of wear and has no stains, holes, missing buttons, etc.
What sizes do you carry?
We currently carry up to children’s size 12. We list the size assigned by the manufacturer as noted on the item’s tag, and will note if a particular piece runs small or large.
Are the items sold authentic?
All Mini-Chic brands are genuine. We do not buy or sell any counterfeit items.
How often does your inventory change?
Mini-Chic’s closet is constantly updating through our trade-in policy. We also receive brand-new clothes from our partners in France four times a year.
What is your return policy?
We accept returns for items bought at our store and during events. Returns must be made within 14 days of purchase for store credit. To qualify for a store credit, all items must be in the same condition in which you purchased them (New with Tags items must be returned with original tags attached and pre-loved items must be returned with receipt).
I have credit store left but my kids are too big now to buy them anything at Mini-Chic, what can I do?
- Buy gifts for a friend’s kid.
- Transfer the credit store to one of your friends.
- Get 35% cash of the credit store value.
What brands do you carry?
We primarily carry French clothing brands, but also buy pieces from designers in Sweden, Spain, Italy, Belgium and the United States. Our inventory is constantly updating. Some of the brands we carry now include:
- Petit Bateau
- Louis Louise
- Emile et Ida
- Rose des Bois
- Sergent Major
- Janie and Jack
- Ralph Lauren
Sell and Trade with Mini-Chic
What items do you buy?
We accept clothes, shoes, and accessories for boys and girls ages 0 to 12 years old. The items we accept must be manufactured by French or high European and American brands. All clothes must be clean and show minimal to no signs of use. Infant items, lounge wear, t-shirts, shoes, socks, tights, and bathing suits are accepted only in mint condition or new with tags.
How do I get the most resale value for my kid’s clothes and accessories?
We encourage you to buy the best and to sell the best! Please always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for garment care and laundering. Bear in mind that items sell best in season. Lastly, please do not cut out the labels so we can verify authenticity and size. If you have more questions, please email us at [email protected]
Where can I sell my kid’s clothes?
You can sell your kid’s clothes at our store located on 4011 18th street in San Francisco and at any of our pop-up events all over the Bay Area. For a large amount of clothing, we will also be happy to schedule a pickup at your place in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
What is your trade-in policy?
When you bring in clothes to trade at our store and pop-ups, we will value the items and you can receive either 35% in cash for what we determine as price value or 50% in store credit.