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Adventures in Consignment

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Ever wonder where consignment shops get all that barely-worn merchandise? The Wall Street Journal tags along with Decadestwo's Christos Garkinos on a Chanel-hunting mission in the California vacation home of a Kentucky socialite. Representative snippet: "After he finished, Mr. Garkinos asked where the other closets were. 'It's not what's in the first closet. It's what's in the fourth closet,' he said from long experience. Sure enough, Ms. Whitcraft bustled down the hall to a bedroom closet, where she kept more gowns." [WSJ]