Do you have gently-used maternity or nursing clothing and accessories (prenatal/postnatal support bands, baby carriers) that you're ready to part with? We consign previously-loved maternity & nursing items and give them a second life!
Currently, we are exclusively taking Autumn/Winter items. In-takes are by appointment only; kindly call 403.835.5747 to book.
Items are reviewed for quality, style, and condition; and we also take "trending" into consideration - meaning we choose items that are selling fast, and on the other hand may not take an item if we have many of the same type currently in stock. As per typical second-hand pricing structures, our items are priced to sell at about 50% of the original retail value, based on condition.
A few things to keep in mind before bringing your items in:
Please ensure your items are free of stains, holes, and strong odors. We maintain a high level of quality for the benefit of our clientele.
Items must be freshly-laundered. At our discretion, if your items are not “rack-ready” and are requiring to be laundered (any odors or washable marks), you are welcome to take care of this yourself and return with cleaned items. Alternatively - to simplify the process, we offer laundering service for a small fee (based on the number of items in your bundle), which is deducted from your overall offer.
If an item is "dry-clean only" ensure the receipt is attached to show recent cleaning services.
Ironing is not required, as we understand items can get wrinkled in transportation; therefor we take care of steaming everything before it hits the racks!
Hangers are not required
Due to the high volume of items that we receive, in-takes are by appointment. Call us at 403.835.5747 to arrange a date, and then come by any time on the scheduled day. We strive for two to three business days turnaround for processing in-takes; however it depends on how many items you bring in, what time of day you come in, and previous in-takes that we may be processing at the time. Following review of your items, we select anything that we're interested in adding to our inventory, and from there we make an offer based on the below options:
• In-store credit for 45% of the anticipated selling value (In-store credit can be used towards
retail items, fitness classes, and select workshops & events – some exceptions apply)
-- OR --
• Consign and receive 40% of the selling price once the item sells (pay-outs are done on the first business day of the month, for any sold items of the preceding month)
Any items that we decline following the selection process, you are welcome to pick up (we ask that sellers return within 2 weeks as our storage space is limited at the shop). Alternatively, we can include with the regular donations that we provide to the Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre and Emma House, two local non-profit organizations that provide resources to pregnant women in need.
Fine-print for consignors:
A consignor account is set up in-store to keep track of the sale of your items. Monthly pay-outs are sent via e-transfer to our consignors on the first business day of the month, for the preceding month’s sales. You are also welcome to call any time to check the status of your account.
Our inventory is typically refreshed each season, with sales happening through the year. Sale items are chosen at our discretion.
Any items removed from the racks at the end of the season, we will notify you that your items are available for pick-up; or, you can choose to have the items donated as noted above. Upon notification, you have 2 weeks to come pick up your items. Otherwise, we reserve the right to donate any unclaimed items after 2 weeks time, unless prior arrangements are made.
Dragonfly Maternity is not responsible for theft or damage of items while in-store.
For details on location, retail hours, and inventory gallery, visit our Clothing page here
You can download our Consignor Contract here.