ModaVive Debuts Designer Vault Stocked With Style That Gives Back

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New Buyers Choose Program Lets Shoppers Pick Causes They Care About & Shop Up To 90% Off Retail

This week ModaVive ( opens the Designer Vault (, an online shop devoted to exclusive new and gently worn designer, couture and rare vintage finds at up to 90% off retail. Also new this week, the Buyers Choose program allows shoppers to select a charitable cause of their choice to benefit from every purchase made on

The San Francisco fashion ecommerce company using style as a vehicle for giving back up to 60% of the proceeds of each sale to charitable causes, ModaVive has stocked the Designer Vault online shop with arrivals from couture gowns worthy of fall galas to wear-anywhere Prada and Chanel jackets and hard-to-find vintage in like-new condition. You’ll find formal and evening gowns by Oscar De La Renta, Naeem Kahn, Ungaro, Roberto Cavalli and John Galliano, as well as pristine-condition custom Bob Mackie gowns. For everyday wear, shoppers will find Chanel, Prada, Oscar De La Renta, Valentino and more.

“With over 5,000 items in inventory collected from volunteer groups raising money for their charities, we’re so pleased individuals are choosing to consign with us as well, especially now that 10% of the net proceeds is donated to charity on every sale,” said Layne Gray, Founder and CEO.

The Buyers Choose option, available at checkout, gives shoppers a way to leverage personal style for great causes, causes they choose. Putting the power to help make a difference in the hands of style-seekers, the program offers a list of registered 501c3 charitable organizations on the checkout page. Select a name on the list, and ModaVive donates 10% of the net proceeds from a purchase to that designated cause. There are over 50 non-profit beneficiaries to choose from, including buildOn, the UN Foundation Girl Up campaign, Operation Smile, the Surfrider Foundation and more.

Buyers Choose is yet another way to give back by shopping ModaVive, where a majority of the site’s inventory donates 60% back to a charitable cause that’s noted on the product page. Along with the Designer Vault, ModaVive offers deals on designer, contemporary, vintage, maternity and plus size apparel, as well as accessories, priced at up to 90% off retail. Inventory includes both secondhand and new-with-tags items, 85% of which comes to the company through clothing drives held by volunteer groups such as sororities, college and university chapters of charitable organizations and community groups such as Junior Leagues and performing arts auxiliaries.

ModaVive sells what they’ve collected and gives 60% back for their cause. When individuals consign with ModaVive, they receive 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their items back (this increases to 60% for consignors with over $1,000 in inventory in any given year).

Learn more about how it works (, check out success stories ( from volunteer groups, sororities and Junior Leagues that have partnered to fundraise and find out why consigning with ModaVive ( is a way to clean out a closet and help make a difference at the same time.


ModaVive ( is a San Francisco ecommerce company on a mission to refashion giving. With a current inventory of over 5,000 new and secondhand items of apparel and accessories, ModaVive has partnered with dozens of volunteer fundraising groups around the country to offer a new way to give back. When fundraising groups partner with ModaVive to earn money for a non-profit cause, they host clothing drives and receive 60% of the proceeds from the sale of their items for their designated beneficiary. When individuals consign with the company, they receive 50% of the selling price of their items (the percentage increases to 60% after an individual sells over $1,000 in net sales). Bringing shoppers a way to use personal style to support the causes they care about most, the Buyers Choose program offers more than 50 charitable organizations to receive 10% of the net sales of every purchase at checkout. Another way to say it? Giving back is the new black.

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