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Plato's Closet sells trends for less and pays cash for clothes

Plato’s Closet knows fashion!

That’s why they’re always scouting unique styles from trendsetters like you. They will pay you cash on the spot for your clothing, shoes, accessories and more! Sounds too good to be true? Try for yourself! Bring in the items you’re ready to sell. Plato's Closet buys guys and girls spring, summer, fall and winter clothes no matter the season and no appointments are needed!

And while you’re there, take a look around! Plato’s Closet stocks their stores with the trendy guys and girls clothing you sell to them so you’ll find brands and styles that you see at the malls—but for up to 70% less than mall prices. You’ll find deals on gently used brands like Adidas, American Eagle, ASOS, Forever 21, H & M, Nike and many, many more!

These owners have given their employees and customers the gift of thrifty shopping and great fashion! These stores thrive on their local communities and we thank every customer for being a part of this awesome business and concept!

Love to change your style?
Our inventory changes every day! So make sure to drop in often!

What is Plato's Closet? 

We buy and sell gently used teen and young adult clothing and accessories for guys and girls.
There is no appointment needed. We buy every day up until an hour before the store closes and will pay you cash on the spot for your items! 
We purchase all seasons all year long, but we do keep in mind our current inventory levels. 
We typically look for items that are name brand, current styles, trendy, clean and in good condition.

What is the stores return policy?

Accessories and marked down items are final sale. All other items can be returned or exchanged within 7 days beginning on the date of purchase, with the tags attached, and the original receipt. 

How should I bring my items in that I wish to sell? 

We ask that items are brought in freshly laundered in a bag, basket, or some sort of container off the hanger. We can process up to 100 buys a day so keeping your items together is vital!


We can only purchase designer items like Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dooney & Bourke, etc., if you have the original receipt. This is to ensure we only purchase authentic items!

What size clothing do you purchase?

We accept adult sizes for men and women. Tops run between sizes XS to 6X for both men and women. For women, we start at a 00 and go up to a 30 in bottoms. For men, we start at a 28 and go up to a size 42 in bottoms.

How long will it take to process my items? How is the wait time calculated?

We process buys on a first-come-first-served basis, so the wait time will vary depending on how many buys we get in at a given time. We estimate that it takes about 15-20 min per buy. You can always call the store before you visit to find out what the current buy wait time is at. 

Why do we ask for IDs, address, etc.?

Louisiana’s Second-Hand Dealer law states that we must obtain seller’s name, address, and state driver’s license number, passport number, or other form of government-issued identification.

How do we price our items?

We enter the items we wish to purchase from you into our computer software system. The system asks for a brand, size, and estimated condition. It then prices items for about a 1/3rd to 1/4th of the original retail value, which is what we sell the items for, and the seller receives about a 1/3rd to 1/4th of what we are selling it for. 

What if I change my mind about selling, or am not happy with the offer?

You are not obligated to sell to us! So, if you are uncomfortable with the amount we can offer for an individual item or the entire quote amount, you do not have to sell!

Can you donate the items you pass on?

No, we can not accept donations and we have limited storage space. We can only donate items if the seller does not return on the same day to be presented with their offer. 

Do I have to stay in the store while my buy is processed?

No, you may leave the store while your buy is being processed. However, it is a same day process and you must return before close on that business day to be presented with your offer. There is a plus to shopping around though! You can always apply the cash we offer you from selling to us towards your instore purchase and save up to 20% off through our trade incentive!

Can I come back for my buy/offer tomorrow?

No, it is always a same day process! For buys that are left overnight, the amount of cash we could have offered turns into a store credit and the remaining items we passed on are donated.

Can you tell me how much you are offering over the telephone?

No, we cannot discuss any quotes over the phone. Quotes must be presented in person. Before presenting our offer, we verify your state issued ID against the ID that was used during the check-in process.