Back in 2008, co-founder James Reinhart opened his closet and couldn’t find anything to wear. It was this moment in Cambridge, MA that the initial idea for thredUP was born. Founded in 2009 as a pilot for peer-to-peer online sharing of men’s shirts, thredUP is now the world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell women’s and kids’ secondhand clothes. Our start-up headquarters are located in downtown San Francisco with distribution centers all across the US.
“We are transforming the way people think about secondhand, and we have the capacity and the energy and the vision to make that a part of people’s lives for 20, 30, 50 years.”
— James Reinhart, Co-Founder & CEO
We believe everyone should have convenient and affordable access to the brands and styles that best celebrates their individual style. Often you can find the exact same items you’d find in retail stores but at up to 90% off.
We hope to spark a transformation and empower women to make smart fashion a part of their everyday lives.
We are on a mission to make life easier for busy shoppers on a budget. Offering unsurpassed value, the largest collection of brands anywhere, and a convenient option for shopping and selling like-new clothes.
Together, we are saving time to focus on the things that matter most, saving money on clothes, living with less, keeping it simple.
We know that shopping secondhand helps the world in some small way, and we’re proud to be a part of that. Being a conscious consumer matters. It matters to you, it matters to us, it matters in the whole big picture of the world.
We want to leave the planet sustainable for the next generation — saving water, recycling and reusing items, and donating to important causes.
We triple-check items for signs of wear including fading, pilling, and stains.
Our resale experts ensure there are no broken zippers or missing buttons.
We carefully curate in-season, on-trend styles from brands you love and trust.
For any and all packages please send to:
thredUP Distribution Center
2992 Alvarado Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
114 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
For customer service inquiries: