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simple consigning - well edited selection

 

Urbanity is a women's upscale consignment boutique offering a simple and professional consigning experience and a well edited collection of gently used designer, trend and luxury fashion.

Designed for the environmentally conscience urban citizen and fashion lover, Our mission is to procure and re-sell designer and luxury labels which have been collected or created by women in our local communities of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Through this method of recycling, together women contribute to a locally deep & green economy.

Established in 2008, Urbanity is locally owned & operated and serves consignors and shoppers not only in our Berkeley neighborhood, but also women who travel from all corners of the bay area to visit us.  Urbanity also services clients who shop and consign with us over the internet.  For all our clients, we strive to create an easy, professional and friendly experience. Urbanity offers simple and reliable consignment services, a well-edited selection of recycled fashion, and a personalized boutique shopping experience.

If sustainability matters to you, make resale a part of your life!  At URBANITY, we recognize that our customers are drivers of a ‘deep’ green economy in which resale plays a vital role.  When you consign and shop at URBANITY, your dollars participate in the cycles of both a green AND a deep economy - a green economy through recycling and a deep economy by keeping your dollars not just in local business - at Urbanity they go even deeper, into the pockets of the savvy reselling ladies that consign with URBANITY. Please join us!

 

our staff works hard in so many ways every day to take care of our clients, so please, get to know these lovely ladies!

Meet Angela - the Momtreprenuer

As a former teenage fashion model, wife to a Rockstar and mother of three, no trend outlives its time in Angela’s closet. With this super mom, sustainability is priority #1. The expression ‘necessity is the mother of invention’ describes how Angela dreamed up Urbanity - a sustainable fashion resale boutique where women could recycle their wardrobes and shop with personalized service without spending a ton of time.

With functional fashion being the name of her style game, Angela operates Urbanity as a beacon of light on efficient fashion, helping our clients shine style into their daily lives.

 

Fav Designer: Hanii Y

Fashion Icon: Her big sis of course, Alise!

Best Urbanity Score: Vintage Ralph Lauren leather woven Poncho

Meet Alise (aka Maven Found) - the Style Maven
Finder of all things cool (before you even know they’re cool, so pay attention!), Alise proves season after season why those who know & love her personal touch hold her up as a style maven. Yes, she’s been styling hair & make-up throughout the most fashionable decades (you’ll NEVER guess her age no matter how close you look), plus she infuses organizational style into the closets, homes & workspaces of her lucky bay area clients. For those who have asked, its Alise who is responsible for dressing our windows so fabulously each week! Truly a Jack of all Trades, Alise gracefully honors a woman’s personal style and leads the way as Fashionista #1 at Urbanity!

 

Fav Designer: Isabel Marant

Fashion Icon: Anita Pallenberg

Best Urbanity Score: Dolce & Gabana Cheetah Bodycon Dress

Meet Jessie - or as we think of her, Adorbs! Just as adorable as her giggle, Jessie’s playful and creative fashion sense reminds us why fashion is fun. Her way of taking on the day with a smile keeps us upbeat in the shop and helps us power through the day.



 

Fav Designer: Orla Kiely

Fashion Icon: Calivintage

Best Urbanity Score: Claire Vivier Bag

 

Meet Evelyn - Part one of our in-store sister act! A little bit of sass and a whole lot of sweet, the oldest Tamayo sister keeps our resale machine running smoothly and the shopping experience fun at Urbanity! Seeing her winning smile behind the counter is sure to make your day a little brighter, and her won’t let you down attitude is just what you’ll need when facing those hard style decisions.




Fav Designer: Raquel Allegra

Fashion Icon: Eva Longoria

Best Urbanity Score: Marc Jacobs Maxi Dress

 

Meet Maggie - Part two of the Tamayo sister team, this cool-as-a-cucumber gal is always ready to help! We love her laid back style and attitude as she employs her superpowers in attention to detail and organization, making fashion recycling a breeze for our clients!


Fav Designer: Isabel Marant

Fashion Icon: Solange Knowles

Best Urbanity Score: Kate Spade Clutch

 

Meet Isabelle - She may be young, but our intern Isabelle has a super sophisticated sense of style. Her style and fashion knowledge assists our shoppers, of all ages, in making the right style choices. With her feet firmly planted on the ground and her head in the clouds, there’s no assignment this day dreaming go-getter can’t execute in style!




Fav Designer: Alexander Wang

Fashion Icon: Rihanna

Best Urbanity Score: Elizabeth & James Backpack