How It Works
Fill out our quick online form with your item information & photos.
We will send you your offer within 48 hours.
Ship to us
Accept the quote, package your item up & post it to our warehouse.
We send you payment for your item within 48 hours of receiving your item.
Sell BAPE Items
At Freshman's Archive, we're excited to announce that we now offer a service buying BAPE designer brand items directly from our valued customers. We provide a streamlined, straightforward process that puts money in your pocket instantly. This service has been designed to offer you a hassle-free way of selling your preloved BAPE items, while ensuring they find a new home with someone who will give them the love they deserve. Unleash the potential of your wardrobe with Freshman's Archive today!
Nigo launched an innovative, trend-defining Japanese apparel brand in 1993 called A Bathing Ape, or BAPE. With its distinctive character and thematic integrations, BAPE enthrals its followers with unique camouflage designs, shark-themed hoodies, and ape-inspired logos. Its partnerships with notable personalities and international brands such as Pepsi, Adidas, and Supreme, have helped to elevate BAPE to a prominent position in the world of streetwear. While its main store is located in Tokyo, BAPE has spread its wings across Asia, Europe, and America. Today, it is seen as a symbol of urban fashion, sported by celebrities and fashion influencers globally.
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How to Sell BAPE
When it comes to streetwear, few names elicit as much recognition and admiration as A Bathing Ape, commonly referred to as BAPE. With its iconic camo patterns and Ape Head logo, BAPE has created a strong, enduring presence in the fashion industry. Selling BAPE items can prove highly profitable if you understand the nuances that govern its market value.
Understanding BAPE's Unique Selling Points
What sets BAPE apart from other brands in the streetwear landscape. BAPE is known for its limited releases, quality fabric, and collaborations with high-profile entities like Adidas, Coca-Cola, and Marvel. Understanding these USPs (Unique Selling Points) will empower you to pitch your BAPE items convincingly.
Authenticity is Key
Ensuring that the product you're selling is genuine is paramount. Fake or knock-off BAPE products not only undermine trust but are also illegal to sell. Before putting your BAPE merchandise up for sale with us, double-check the labels, stitching, and logos. Refer to authoritative guides or even consider getting a certificate of authenticity.
Pricing Your BAPE Merchandise
Pricing depends on several factors including rarity, condition, and current market demand. For used items, it's advisable to set a price around 60-80% of the original retail value. Limited edition pieces can often fetch a premium. Use tools like StockX or Grailed to gauge the current market value of your specific item.
Photographing Your BAPE Item
High-quality photos can significantly increase the likelihood of a sale. Make sure to photograph your BAPE merchandise in well-lit conditions, capturing all angles and any special features or collaborations. This provides us with a thorough understanding of what the condition of your BAPE item(s) are.
Choosing the Right Sales Platform
The choices are abundant and each platform comes with its pros and cons. However, Freshmans Archive will buy your BAPE items for cash. If you want to sell your BAPE items is a hassle free and fast process, you are at the right place.
Selling BAPE merchandise doesn't have to be complicated. With an understanding of the designer brand' unique selling points and a commitment to authenticity, you're well on your way to making some quick cash when you sell your BAPE items to us.
How do you value my Item?
Our valuation team look at the information you've provided and make you the best offer we can based on our knowledge of its value on other marketplaces. Our offer to you is also based on the condition of your item and the price we think we can resell it for. We offer you the best price we can.
What condition is my item in?
When you submit our form, you can tell us the condition of your item based on the following 5 grades:
Brand new: The item is unworn, and comes with the original tags attached.
Excellent - like new: The item is like new, it has no flaws and very minimal signs of wear.
Good - Light Wear: The item has been worn and has minor signs of wear on close inspection, but not marks, stains or other imperfections that are visible from a distance.
Worn - Minor Flaws: It's well worn, and has plenty of life left in it. Minor holes, rips or stains are ok, providing they can be repaired.
Poor Quality: We will do our best to repair and resell these items, but most of them are recycled. We don't accept many poor quality items, but occasionally it makes sense for us to do so.
Can I have store credit instead of cash?
Of course! All our offers inlcude a store credit value, which is usually higher than the cash offer, and can be used on any item from our store.
How do I receive my payment?
Cash payments are made by bank transfer, but we can also make payment to you via Paypal (just let us know). This way there is no fees and you maximise the money that you receive for your item.
What Our Customers Say
Great experience selling gear with Freshmans Archive. All enquiries have been dealt with swiftly and payment is near instantaneous.Will definitely continue to use these guys in the future.
Couldn't reccomend Freshmans Archive more! Sold them clothes on numerous occassions and couldn't have had a better experience.
Superb enterprise run by fabulous people. Always a great selection of unique clothing.
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