Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS

All payments to Couture Blowout using the online credit card facilities are subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

PAYMENT METHODS

All transactions are processed in U.S. Dollars ($ USD). The following payment methods are accepted: Visa, American Express, Mastercard, PayPal. In-store negotiation of “lay-away” purchase is also accepted, but must be contracted between buyer and store management.

SHIPPING

Postage is estimated in your shopping cart and displayed to you before you confirm your order details. Orders ship approximately 48 hours after purchase, excluding weekends and holidays.

CONFIRMATION

Upon successful payment processing you will receive a confirmation of your payment. If your payment is unsuccessful, Couture Blowout will not be advised why the payment has failed, therefore, you should contact your credit card provider for details. If your payment fails, please arrange an alternative payment method promptly.

SECURITY

Online payments will be processed using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and your credit card number will be protected with a high level of encryption when transmitted over the internet. Couture Blowout will not have access to your credit card details.

REFUNDS

We accept online returns within 5 business days of purchase if and only if all Couture Blowout tags are still attached; no exceptions. If an item is found to be defective, please contact our store directly for negotiation of proceedings. However, please note that because this establishment specializes in resale and pre-owned goods, slight wear and tear of merchandise is minor but oftentimes unavoidable. That said, our intake staff works diligently to ensures our customers get the highest quality standard of new and used designer goods such that we would never sell you anything that we would be loath to wear ourselves. The condition of each item is stated in each product description and is true to each item. If there are defects beyond slight wear and tear, then it will be noted in the description. Upon purchase of the item, you are agreeing that you are aware of its condition. If merchandise is found upon receipt to be ill-fitting/not as shown on website/damaged beyond the condition stated/or unsuitable, please contact our store directly for negotiation of proceedings. Returns on clothing can be accepted if sent out within 5 days of receipt and after negotiation, while handbags, shoes, and jewelry are all final sale.

DEFECTIVE MERCHANDISE

If an item is found to be defective, please contact our store directly for negotiation of proceedings. Please note that because this establishment specializes in resale and pre-owned goods, slight wear and tear of merchandise is minor but oftentimes unavoidable. That said, our intake staff works diligently to ensures our customers get the highest quality standard of new and used designer goods such that we would never sell you anything that we would be loath to wear ourselves. The condition of each item is stated in each product description and is true to each item. If there are defects beyond slight wear and tear, then it will be noted in the description.

Upon purchase of the item, you are agreeing that you are aware of its condition. If merchandise is found upon receipt to be ill-fitting/not as shown on website/damaged beyond the condition stated/or unsuitable, please contact our store directly for negotiation of proceedings. Returns on clothing can be accepted if sent out within 5 days of receipt and after negotiation, while handbags, shoes, and jewelry are all final sale.

MEASUREMENTS

All measurements are taken with intended accuracy, but may not be exact. Please refer to the Defective Merchandise section above if your item is ill-fitting. Unless otherwise indicated:

Referring to apparel

  • Bust is measured by laying the garment on a flat surface, measuring from one end to the other and multiplied by two.
  • Shoulder is measured by laying the garment on a flat surface, measuring from one shoulder seam to the other depending on the style of shirt.
  • Waist is measured by laying out the garment on a flat surface, measuring from one end of the narrowest part of the garment to the other and multiplied by two.
  • Hip is measured by laying out the garment on a flat surface, measuring from one end of the widest part of the garment to the other and multiplied by two.
  • Length is measured from the top of the middle of the garment to the bottom middle of the garment.
  • Sleeve (length) is measured from the top of the shoulder seam to the bottom of the sleeve.

Referring to handbags

  • Length is measured from the top of the bag’s body (not including the handle) to the bottom of the bag.
  • Width is measure from one side on the front of the bag to the other side.
  • Depth is measured from the front to the back of the body.
  • Handle Drop is measured from the top of the handle to the top part of the bag’s body.

CHANGES

Terms & Conditions for online credit card payments are subject to change at any time. Each transaction shall be subject to the specific Terms & Conditions that were in place at the time of the transaction.

INQUIRIES

If you have questions about privacy or your information, please contact us.

Couture Blowout is a high-end designer resale store nestled in the reaches of Houston’s prestigious River Oaks neighborhood, that, since its opening in 2008, has offered customers runway and couture fashion at fractions of its original price. Couture Blowout also accepts designer consignments of handbags, shoes, jewelry and clothing ranging from US sizes 00-16.

A personal-shopper turned aspiring entrepreneur, the savvy owner has used her keen fashion eye to assemble and curate Couture Blowout’s treasure trove of new and gently-loved luxury goods that span in range from handbags to clothing, jewelry to shoes, and beyond.
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