FAQ - Secure the Bag Blowout Sale

Get ready for our Secure the Bag Blowout Sale with our friends at Flamingo Vintage! Read our FAQ below so you are fully prepared for the event! If you have any questions, please  email us  or DM us on Instagram.

Get ready for our Secure the Bag Blowout Sale with our friends at Flamingo Vintage! Read our FAQ below so you are fully prepared for the event! If you have any questions, please email us or DM us on Instagram.

Frequently Asked Questions about Secure the Bag

1 -How does this sale work?

Step by step:

  1. You will pay $35 and receive a tote bag with our signature “Bag $ecured” design on it!

  2. Upon payment, you will be allowed to enter the “shop”

  3. Fill the tote with as much clothes as it can fit. All items must fit in your bag. No stacking allowed.

  4. Go home a happy shopper 😎

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2 - What will the totes we receive look like?

The tote is a 12 oz cotton canvas with 15"W x 16"H dimensions. It will have our signature “Bag Secured” logo screen printed on the front. See mock-up pictured on the left.

3 - Am I paying additional for the clothes that fit in my bag?

NO you pay $35 and everything that fits in your tote is yours. No additional payment.

4 - What if all my clothes don’t fit in one bag?

You must purchase another tote to fill it with the clothes that don’t fit. All items must fit securely in your bag. No stacking allowed.

5 - Can I shop before I buy a tote?

No you will not be allowed to enter the “shop” until a tote is purchased.

6 - Where exactly is the sale?

Secure the Bag Sale will actually be in the parking lot next to Flamingo Vintage Detroit, 5449 W Vernor Hwy in Mexicantown. This is an outdoor event.

Flamingo Vintage store will be open as well and they will have a glorious selection of vintage goodies inside for purchase too ✨

7 - Can I split a bag with a friend?

No everyone needs their own bag in order to shop.

8 - Is there parking?

Yes, there is street parking available.

9 - If I don’t RSVP can I still attend?

Absolutely! RSVP is not required to attend. We are just taking RSVPs so that we can have an estimate of how many tote bags we need.

10 - Can I return or exchange an item?

NO all items are FINAL SALE.

11 - Is there a preferred method of payment?

We accept credit cards and cash. Please try and come with exact change to help us out.

12 - Will items be organized by size/ season/ article type?

Everything is mostly organized by style. You will still have to sift through for your size. We will not be organizing racks throughout the day so they may not be sorted by style when you arrive.

13 - Will basics and crewnecks from the Not Sorry website be on the racks?

No this is all upcycled and vintage clothes. Nothing on our site will be included in this sale.

14 - Where can I purchase basics or crewnecks?

You can shop on our website or in store at The Rust Belt Market.

15 - Will any of the apparel be Detroit Not Sorry items or have anything Detroit on them? I’m confused what upcycled means.

Yes! All the sale items are second hand…some of it is straight up vintage and some of it has been upcycled meaning we added our designs to them, like our Detroit Not Sorry print.

16 - Will there be a public restroom available?

No, there will not be a public restroom available on site. There is a restroom available to the public across the street at Duly’s.

17 - Will there be fitting rooms?

Yes there will be a couple of mobile fitting rooms available.