We rank all pieces sold on the site with our Your Royal Closet grading system.

These are the general guidelines for each category – please read the specifics for each piece prior to purchase.

NWT/NIB – New with Tags/New In Box. Item has never been used, in perfect as-new condition with original sale tags still attached.
NWOT/NWOB – New without Tags/New Without Box. Item has never been used, in perfect as-new condition.
EUC – Excellent Used Condition. Gently used clothing and shoes have been washed and possibly worn, but appear new and have only very slight signs of wash wear. Item presents in excellent condition. (Example: small scuffs on sole of shoe resulting from wear indoors)
VGUC – Very Good Used Condition. Piece has been worn and shows moderate wash wear/fade, but has lots of life left in it. Articles that have been previously worn with no visible flaws are considered in very good condition. (Example: Shoe soles show markings demonstrative of outdoor wear, small creases in leather)
GUC – Good Used Condition. Visible signs of wear, but in acceptable condition for a new owner. Item has minor visible flaw(s) and/or significant wash wear/fade. Read description carefully for full details.
FP – Fair/Poor. Previously worn apparel with significant visible flaw(s) and/or heavy wash wear/fade is in fair condition. Clothing that is not wearable and has severe flaws/damage is in poor condition, but may have desirable and useable element(s). These items should be considered in non-working or non-useable condition, resale for parts and/or repairs. Read description carefully for full details.

Flaws might include spots, stains, holes, tears, fabric irregularities, or problems with buttons, zippers, snaps, etc.