Yeah, yeah, ’tis better to give than receive.
But what’s even better: giving and receiving. (Suck it, Santa.)
Both the naughty and the nice will delight in Rebel’s consignment program, the Upper East Side boutique’s recession-friendly shopping experiment.
Just take lightly worn, high-end or vintage clothing to the store’s consignment consultant, CC Levin. If approved, your item is put up for sale; profit is split 50/50 with the boutique. Levin keeps a folder for every client with the description of the goods, and at the end of the month she sends an inventory update.
You can sock your earnings away in your declining 401(k) — or use it to shop the stocked racks. With brands like Elizabeth & James, Maggie Ward, Young Fabulous & Broke, and Wink, we’re betting you choose to give back.
Rebel, 6669 Biscayne Boulevard, Upper East Side (305-758-2369).