There are any number of people in New York who will put your stuff on eBay, but Elizabeth Frogel will romance it till it sells. Frogel, a former interior designer turned full-time eBay seller, will go through clothes, shoes, and bags, select the items she knows will sell, photograph them beautifully, then put them online, track the sale, ship to the buyer, and send you a check. She only takes current designer and sometimes high-end vintage, and she keeps 50 percent of the sale price. That sounds like a lot—but it’s more than you’d be making if it was still sitting in your closet.
Best eBay Seller
From the 2010 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).