Kate Spade Launches Resale Program to Mark 30th Anniversary

kate spade new york has launched a resale program with the help of thredup.

kate spade new york has partnered with ThredUP to launch the “Pre-Loved” resale program as part of its 30th anniversary push and amid broader initiatives to encourage customers to embrace more circular shopping habits.

kate spade new york customers can now shop secondhand products directly through katespade.thredup.com and resell select fashion items from any eligible brand for kate spade shopping credit.

Powered by ThredUP’s resale-as-a-service (RaaS) solution, customers can generate a prepaid shipping label on the kate spade Pre-Loved platform, fill any shippable box or bag with women’s and kids’ items from any brand and ship it to ThredUP for free. For items that sell on ThredUP, customers receive kate spade new york shopping credit that can be used both online and in-store.

“At kate spade new york, we are on a journey to drive progress by giving our products a second life and contributing to meaningful change,” said Liz Fraser, CEO and Brand President of kate spade new york in a statement. “We continue to identify ways that our brand can show up for our community and help minimize our footprint on the planet. We are thrilled to partner with ThredUP, a company that shares our values, to work toward a more responsible future.”

kate spade Pre-Loved marks the third new ThredUP RaaS client this year, following the additions of J.Crew and Francesca’s and bringing the total number of retailers and brands using the resale marketplace’s white label solution to approximately 40.