What is UsTrendy
UsTrendy is dedicated to help Independent Fashion Designers and Boutique Retailers. The company was first built on the notion that a select few retailers should not control & filter which designers advance in the industry. UsTrendy allows sellers from all over the world with all different backgrounds a fair shot at having their designs sold & promoted.
Why Sell With Us
- UsTrendy features designers and boutiques in campaigns across major media publications such as Perez Hilton and Nylon Magazine.
- UsTrendy sponsors and provides designers with their own runway shows in major fashion weeks.
- UsTrendy provides designers with funding for their indie clothing lines.
- Social Media and PR promotion for designers. UsTrendy is dedicated to promoting the designers who sell on their site through press and across social media.
- Major exposure through competitions.
- Each season UsTrendy holds some of the largest competitions on the web where thousands of people vote on products. The winning designers gain funding for their clothing lines.
- Tap into a new consumer market. Unlike other marketplaces the UsTrendy Store is geared towards the fashion savy shopper and gen y. The sleek look and feel of indie clothing online store combined with many fan and shopping applications allows fans to engage with your products in many ways.
Selling Best Practices
Promote one item from you ustrendy store on your facebook and twitter each day
Designers and Boutiques have had success running a sale on an item each day and posting it to various social networks
Email blasts to your network
Send weekly emails to your network promoting your items and various deals you may have
Make sure your items contain all proper info
Help people make informed buying decisions - size charts ( complete with all information including bust, waist, hip, and length)
Must show the back, side, front, and close up views of products
Favorable Shipping polices
Customers tend not to like to pay over $10 for standard shipping
Offer favorable return polices
At very least have exchanges if not returns. Many shoppers have expressed hesitance to shop from designers that do not offer returns.
Have good descriptive titles on your itemsso they can be picked up during searches.
Use titles that describe the style, cut, and category which an items falls into - for example " White Open Back Mini Dress" or " Green One shoulder Ruffle Dress"
Run Holiday Sale on Items
The most clicked on section on our website is our sales page. To have your items appear in this section please try to run best sales pricing that is possible
Update your store with new fall and winter items
Have shopping section or product links on your personal website go right to your ustrendy store.
Add ustrendy badges to your personal site
Can be found when logging into your ustrendy account under marketing section