How much does it cost to load my dress onto the website?
For a standard listing it will cost you R200.00 (once-off). Standard listings are placed on our homepage for maximum exposure and will also show on the “Buy A Dress” page. The homepage feature is ordered by date and therefore that exposure is not indefinite. Every listing will remain on the “Buy A Dress” page accordingly. A reminder to save your account details so that at any point you can access, edit or disable your listing depending on the interest you have received.
How do I edit my dress details once I have created a listing?
Provided you registered correctly and have been supplied your login details via email. Simply login to your account via the “Customer Login” menu item, located on the REGISTER button in the top right on every page of our website. Once logged in, you will see a sidebar with all your available account pages. Select the “My Listings” page from the listing dashboard. There you are able to see your listing with options to edit your dress details or disable the listing once it has been sold accordingly.
Are there any additional fees to pay when my dress is sold?
Vintage Lace prides itself on making listing a dress a straight-forward and easy process. Once you have signed up to list a dress, no further fees will be requested from you at any point during the listing period. The website is centered around allowing Buyers to meet the Sellers with ease and to this end we do not request any further fees/commissions over and above the listing charges. The sale of the dress is conducted confidentially/independently between both the Buyer and Seller as they see fit.
What sort of marketing is done on my dress once its listed?
A lot of time and effort goes into marketing the Vintage Lace website through search engine optimisation, digital marketing campaigns as well as monthly newsletters. Once your dress is listed, it will be apart of these marketing channels. Our industry reach also allows us to push our newsletters to plenty of new brides and potential buyers respectively. We are also pro-actively pushing our website on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and will be expanding onto other platforms such as Pinterest in the near future.
How many people view the Vintage Lace website on average?
Our website is integrated with analytics and we keep a constant eye on the traffic it receives. These reports will be pulled monthly and included in our monthly newsletter. We have also added a neat feature on each individual listing where you can check how many views a particular listing has receieved. If your dress is not receiving the views it should, we would recommend improving the listing information and imagery as well as considering a price change.
How do I remove my listing once my dress is sold?
As mentioned in the “edit dress” query, in order to remove your dress from our website you will need to login to your account via the “user login” section in the top right on every page of our website. Select the “My Listings” page from the account pages. There you will have the freedom to delete/disable your listing once sold. If you experience any further issues with this process, feel free to contact us further on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I list or sell more than one dress at a time?
The number of dresses you can sell is unlimited, however you will be charged for each dress you list. The charge is a flat rate of R200.00 (once-off) every time you list a new dress. Again once you have logged in to your profile you can control what happens to each listing from the listing dashboard accordingly. Please refrain from relisting the same dresses more than once as it will be flagged as spam and your account may be suspended.
Does Vintage Lace have its own bridal store?
Vintage Lace is strictly an online wedding dress marketplace that specialises in pre-loved wedding dresses. We do not have a physical wedding shop or bridal store. Our core focus is to offer past brides the opportunity to list and sell their dresses. As well as provide a safe place for new brides to shop around for the perfect dress for their wedding at a fraction of the price.
Will Vintage Lace purchase my pre-loved wedding dress?
Vintage Lace does not physically purchase any wedding dresses from past brides and to this end holds no stock. We only offer the online platform for sellers to upload their dresses to sell and market them to potential buyers. While we will do our best to market your pre-loved wedding dress, please do not expect us to purchase it from you or get involved in the correspondence between the buyer or seller of any listed dresses.