For the past five years, women from all across the country have been making a bee line to Clothes Mentor Naples, the 5,000 square foot resale store at 9051 Tamiami Trail N., to scoop up some of the most popular brand-name, gently-used fashions and accessories at drastically reduced prices.
Clothes Mentor labels include top designer brand names including Talbot’s Inc., Eileen Fisher, J. Crew, St. John, Black House/White Market, Cache, Chico’s, Dooney & Bourke, Coach, Ann Taylor, Lilly Pulitzer, Vera Bradley, Michael Kors and many, many more.
“Clothes Mentor is a totally different form of shopping,” Phil Baker, owner of Clothes Mentor of Naples. “We offer the most popular styles for the fashion conscious woman who loves a 70 percent savings,” he added.
“On any given day we have over 17,000 items of merchandise on our racks that was either gently or never worn. Customers are amazed at the quantity, quality and cleanliness of the merchandise on our selling floor, ” he added.
Clothes Mentor Naples offers customers additional savings throughout the year. This includes special promotions on holidays, select weekends and randomly on a monthly basis.
With so much to choose from, Baker and his team of fashionable and helpful associates want to make the shopping experience as easy as possible.
How to Shop at Clothes Mentor Naples
If you have never shopped at Clothes Mentor Naples here are some tips to make shopping a breeze:
- Clothes Mentor Naples carries clothing from size 0-26, women, petites
- Clothes are on the racks according to color, category, size and are neatly arranged.
- The last two rows in the store are devoted exclusively to Chico’s separates.
- Allow time to browse and shop.
- Store has private dressing rooms.
- Sales associates do not work on commission.
- Does not carry juniors, lingerie, winter coats, vintage items or men’s clothing.
Clothes Mentor of Naples is part of a chain of resale clothing stores rapidly popping up across the country that pays cash on the spot. “All day, every day in our store, we pay cash for brand-name, gently-used fashions and accessories,” said Baker. “Unlike a consignment shop, we pay immediately for the items that we accept to sell in our store,” he added.
“Who doesn’t like some extra cash?” Baker said. “Our philosophy is, if you are not wearing it, get cash for it.”
Clothes Mentor Naples buys women’s items that are clean, in style and in excellent condition. “We only sell great items that have been carefully inspected for quality and perfection,” he stated. “Once we get the inventory, it is placed on the selling floor right away at dramatically discounted prices.”
“Since Naples is a vacation destination, we are seeing alot of women whose friends told them about us, ” Baker added.
“We have a devoted clientele who love to sell to us and buy from us. It’s win-win for everyone and you see lots of smiling faces in our store,” said Baker.
Clothes Mentor Naples has some guidelines for clothes that they buy for the store:
- Clothing cannot be more than two years old
- Clean, no stains
- Must not smell of smoke
- No hangers
- Doesn’t need to be pressed
- Freshly laundered or folded in a bag or basket
- Must have labels (names and size on each garment)
- Garment tag cannot be cut or have a line through it
Clothes Mentor of Naples buys daily: Buying Times: (no appointment needed)
Mon-Friday 10 a -5p
Clothes Mentor Naples
9051 Tamiami Trail N.
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