While browsing the Nordstrom for some new dresses, I inadvertently clicked on a link that brought me to Nordstrom's Fashion Project and I'm glad I did. It is a clothing and accessories donation program that gives you a little something too (aside from that fuzzy feeling you get for getting something good. You get a $40 Nordies gift card for every 5 items you donate that is on the approved brands section, which originally sold for at least $50 per piece. They accept brands like BCBG, J Crew, 7FAM and hundreds more! I know $40 isn't a lot, but it is something and you get to choose ANY charity to donate to. I sometimes sell stuff on eBay, but it is quite tedious to do it one by one.
So you send in your things via your own box (they provide shipping labels). Or you can ask them to send you 2 heavy duty shipping bags with labels already on. I went for the second option and here is the box with its contents:
Click here for more information and to go to the Nordstrom Fashion Project website.
I've already set aside 10 items, mostly tops and old denim to give. And there is more space for new summer things!