A Twilight Fashion Blog

How To Ebay For Less!

ima moon

We all have that dream Bella Swan piece… you know, the one that you set your eyes on from the beginning telling yourself one day you will buy it? The one that is super hard to find…The one that finally pops up on ebay for 300 + when you have no money to spend at all…..

There is a simple solution to this problem.

I will start off by saying nothing, no matter how rare it is, is worth putting yourself in debt. Buying a Twilight Betsy Johnson top for $550.00 is fine… if you have the cash for it. For the most of us that do not have a spare $600.00, resort to this method I like to call “Patience and Control” a costume collectors two closest friends.

P&C are like the friends you have that know you inside and out. They are the friends that give you advise you never actually listen to, and then regret it later. Now is a good time to start listening to them!

In all my years of being a Bella Swan ebay shopper, the number one thing I have learned was to only spend money when I have it. Credit cards are a very tempting thing, which is why I don’t have them hooked up to my account. For the most part, my ebay shopping is very spread out and scattered. Waiting for the right piece at the right price is definitely a difficult thing, but that’s where the patience comes in.

I know what your thinking. I’m crazy for insinuating Bella’s rare pieces will ever be cheap enough to buy with pocket change… but yeah… that’s exactly what I’m getting at. Someone somewhere is always selling something Bella related, whether they know it or not, and no matter how old the item is. Clothing from the first Twilight film is STILL showing up on ebay new with tags. That in its self should give all you avid ebayers out there some hope that whatever it is you are looking for will always show itself in the future.

As for the pricing, try searching your item with various descriptions. Do not put “Bella Swan” in the search. Eventually, you will find the piece you are looking for, whether it takes weeks or months.

I can honestly say this really does work. I was able to get an American Rag thermal for about $18.00

Twilight Hoodie 3

and a Susina Jacket for $20.00!

susina-plaid-jacket-gallery

For those of you who aren’t familiar with either of these tops, both go for $1000.00 + on ebay.

So all you need to do, is sit back chill out, and wait it out. It will pay off in the end!!

Keep Calm And Ebay On! 

ima moon

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7 responses

  1. Awesome post, CL – and so true!

    March 11, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    • Bells

      🙂

      March 11, 2013 at 6:34 pm

  2. MaggieB

    This is great advice for newbies! I’ve endured my quality of patience and have been so tempted to jump on things! But, Like the Susina jacket, it will eventually show up somewhere! Thanks again…. 🙂

    March 11, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    • Bells

      So glad you agree! 🙂 we just have to stay patient and keep positive 🙂

      June 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm

  3. Patience is a virtue!!! 🙂

    March 11, 2013 at 6:35 pm

  4. Patience is a virtue!! 🙂

    March 11, 2013 at 6:35 pm

  5. Nicole K

    What kind of description do you think I should put in? Just “green thermal”, “long sleeve thermal” etc? Great post btw 🙂

    March 13, 2015 at 1:30 pm

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