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Lauren Baker

Founder, LAB Consignment

LAB Consignment is a Toronto-based consignment service specializing in the resale of chic, gently used, designer and ladies clothing, shoes and handbags.

Beginning as a pop up shop in 2009 LAB garnered lots of attention from Toronto fashion media, founder Lauren Baker decided 2010 was the right time to open up a brick and mortar in the hip Queen West/Ossington shopping district in the back of her friends shop Silver Falls, in which celebrities such as Catherine Keener, Rachel McAdams and Leslie Feist have been seen shopping at.

In 2011 Lucky Magazine included LAB in their famous shopping guides. Eager to fill the shop with more luxe goods, LAB re-located to posh Avenue Rd and expanded their online shopping presence.

2013 found LAB eager to expand yet again, with a new web store and expansion of the brand to include a national consignment mail-in program.

Twitter: @labconsigment
Instagram: @labconsignment

LAB's current collection is available for sale online at www.labconsignment.com
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A Crash Course in Consignment

If you're interested in becoming a consignor, there are several tips you can follow to maximize your clothes' resale value. But before you haul a garment bag full of clothes to the local consignment shop, it's best to define "consignment," as it is often confused with descriptors like "vintage," "second-hand" and "retro."
03/27/2012 12:46 EDT
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7 Fall Wardrobe Classics

For many ladies, a change in season means a change in wardrobe -- and, inevitably, an upward change in your credit card balance. But stacking your drawers with classic, well-made pieces is a great way to save money and look amazing for any occasion.
11/05/2011 09:05 EDT

Chic Boutique Shopping Etiquette

In retail, we're taught that the customer is king -- but that doesn't mean they're free to act like a royal pain in the ass. Here are some rules that all clothing shoppers should respect, particularly in vintage or consignment boutiques.
09/15/2011 06:46 EDT