Carlsbad, San Francisco & Beverly Hills, California, USA
About Fashionphile …
Founded by Sarah Davis in 1999 and built on a foundation of her love for fashion and practicality, Fashionphile has worked hard to become the leading online reseller of pre-owned luxury handbags. The business’s online success has enabled Sarah to open three boutiques across California. Sarah’s revolutionary vision of a safe and easy shopping destination for the buying and selling of luxury handbags has enabled thousands to reclaim designer bags and accessories at exceptional value. Since its founding, Fashionphile has worked hard to become the leading and most trusted source in the secondary market for luxury handbags. The name has become synonymous with trust, competitive value, and unparalleled customer service. Fashionphile offers the largest selection of pre-owned vintage, rare, and limited edition handbags from some of the most coveted luxury designers. The business has had the honor to be recognized by: CBS KCal, Good Day LA, Fox 11, Good Morning America, The Today Show, E! Entertainment TV Live from the Red Carpet at the Academy Awards, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2014, a Brazilian blogger had a Fashionphile handbag shipped to a New York hotel where she was staying and shared her experience on the popular Brazil fashion blog Garotasestupidas (or Stupid Girls). Word about Fashionphile spread throughout the country, pushing Sarah to find ways to safely expand its international sales to Brazil, a country she previously avoided.
It's exhilarating to start something like this from scratch out of what was once so relatively small and insignificant. The satisfaction that comes from seeing it develop over time into a well-oiled machine that becomes a career for people really is hard to beat. Over the years, I've put in my time working long days and sometimes nights, taking risks and losing sleep. But today, it warms my heart to walk through the warehouse, and see so many working so hard to not only put food on the table, but to give their families opportunity for growth and development. Nothing feels better than knowing that this business that we have built together gives them the peace to know they can provide for themselves and those that they love.