Julie Wainwright, CEO of The RealReal: Tycoon of the Pre-Owned
Can Silicon Valley survivor Julie Wainwright’s luxury consignment company, the RealReal, save retail?
Jan. 23, 2019- BRISBANE, Calif. — Here is where high-end Marie-Kondo’d clothes go now — not to die, but to enter their collective half-life, in a chilly 200,000-square-foot warehouse about eight miles south of San Francisco. Here is row upon row of garments made by Hermès and Prada and Versace: a few seen last season sailing down a runway, or yesterday on Net-a-Porter, contained in white shrouds or sealed inside transparent Tupperware, awaiting shipment around the world to a growing cohort of Secondhand Roses and Josés. Read more