What Is Depop? All Your Online Thrifting Questions—Answered 


Reselling clothing is certainly not a new idea, but the side gig (which can, for some successful sellers, turn into a full-time job) has definitely taken off in recent years. After all, it can be an easy way to make money and it’s more sustainable than buying new. Secondhand selling websites and apps like Poshmark, Mercari, and now Depop are burgeoning in popularity as vintage and preloved items become more and more desired, especially amongst a new generation of teens.

While secondhand shopping definitely has some pros, it’s not without its cons, too. One of the industry’s biggest problems, of course, is convincing people that it’s authentic. If you’re skeptical about selling—but more importantly, about buying—online, then you’re not alone.

Many people stray away from sites like Depop for fear of being scammed or buying over an insecure connection. This fear isn’t without merit as you’ll find fakes, dupes, and…

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