First, please check this link Monthly Consignor News and consignor emails to check what items are being taken at the moment.

Important Dates and Information for August 2017:


The Guild Shop has updated its contract – The new contract can be found here: Consignment Contract 2017



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Store Hours

M – F 9:30AM – 3:30 PM

Sat 10:00 AM – 2 PM



Texas Sales Tax Holiday

August 11 & 12, 2017

On August 11 & 12, Texas law exempts sales tax on most clothing, footwear, and school supplies which are priced less than $100.  Shoppers could save about $8 on every $100 they spend on these items.  Get ready for Back to School with The Guild Shop!

Check Information and Consignment Schedule



Consignment checks are available on the 15th of each month (or the first work day after the 15th) after the month in which the items were sold .  The checks are available for pick up in the store until the end of the month.  After  that point, the checks will be  mailed.  Consignors who have a check will receive an email with payout  information prior to the 15th of the month.


August 2017 Consignment Schedule



Consignment times are:

M-W-F 9:30 AM -12:30PM

Sat. 10:00AM -11:30AM







Transitional  clothing (no sleeveless, whites, linen, sun dresses, or shorts) will be accepted the first three Wednesdays and first two Saturdays of August .


High end designer clothing may be accepted by appointment.  Please call 713-528-5095.


Art will accept one piece of art per consignor on each of  the first three Mondays of the month.  All art must have a wire on the back. Art larger than 36″ x 36″ is only accepted by appointment.  Email photos of oversized art to for an appointment.  Please include the dimensions.


Jewelry  will be accepted on Wednesday, August 9 and Saturday, August 19.    Consignors may bring 10 pieces of Jewelry per month.



Household will be accepted each Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of the month through August 21…  Five consignment item are accepted each take in day.


Furniture and rugs will be accepted by appointment only.  Please email photos of your furniture and/or rugs to  Please include your contact information. You will be contacted as soon as possible to schedule an appointment


Thank you for your consignments.


If you have any suggestions, please send an email to


  • Check the Never-Take-List to make sure the items you are consigning are acceptable.





  • Most items are taken the 1st through the 21st of each month from 9:30-12:30 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00-11:30 Saturday. Furniture and rugs are taken by appointment only during those hours, but throughout the entire month.
  • Consignors may bring in items in the following categories: Artwork, Clothing, Furniture, Household, Jewelry, and Rugs. Please see specific requirements and restrictions below under each category.
  • A total of five(5) items may be brought each time of those five items only one (1)shoe and one(1) art piece may be included in the five(5) items.
  • We may limit hours, quantities, and types of items further. Consignor emails will update you on what items are being taken and when during the current month. The monthly consignor news includes that and additional late-breaking changes.
  • The Guild Shop pays the consignor 2/3 of the sales price of each item sold.
  • The Guild Shop accommodates 11,000 square feet of items. However, we are unable to accept everything. Check the Never Take List to see if we can take all of your items.
  • See the Texas Department of State Health Services list for those items that are prohibited by law for resale at anytime.
  • For further information on consignments, please read the General Guidelines which includes information on contractual obligations, condition policy, pricing policy, mark down policy, and more.

Complete General Guidelines

How to Consign

  • Click here to download and print the contracts. Please read the Consignment Contract Terms and sign each contract indicating you agree.
    1. Consignment Contract Household, Clothing, and Art Consignment Contract (one contract per category of items).
    2. Jewelry Contract
    3. Furniture, Rugs, and Estate Consignment Contract
  • Complete the contract.
  • Sticker your items with your account number.
  • Use the FAST TRACK LINE. It’s easy as 1-2-3.
    1. CONTRACT Download and completed at HOME.
    2. STICKER your items with your account number.
    3. BIN (household), BAG (jewelry), or HANG (clothing).
  • Get your contract signed and go!
  • Contracts and stickers are available in the Shop. They cannot be taken home for later use.

Consignment Contracts



Consignment Contract 2017

Jewelry Consignment Contract


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  • Art consignments will be the first 3 Mondays of the month 9:30 am to 12:30 pm through the 21st of each month.
  • Consignors may bring in one piece of art that is wired for displaying on the walls of the Shop.
  • Due to display space limitations, artwork must measure less than 36 inches by 36 inches.
  • If you are interested in consigning a piece larger than 3 feet by 3 feet, please email a photograph of the piece and any information you have on it to The Art Chairman will contact you.


  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am through the 21st of the month.
  • Consignors may bring in five (5) adult clothing items per consignment time. Only 1 coat per time, 1 pair of shoes per time and 1 purse per time
  • Clothing items include hanging clothes, purses, shoes must be wearable, hats, and other clothing accessories.
  • Clothing must be in excellent condition, pressed, in style, in season, clean, stain free and no rips.
  • Oct to Jan – Winter; Feb to March – Spring; April to July – Summer; Aug to Sept – Fall

Household / Garden

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, and Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am through the 21st of the month.
  • Consignors may bring in five household items per consignment time.
  • One lamp, one chandelier and one vintage doll per time.
  • Items must fit in our 20″X14″x16″ bins, or you MUST make appointment.
  • Please contact us at 713-528-5095 or to make an appointment for any household or garden item larger than the volume of our bins. One oversized item per week will be accepted.


  • Jewelry is accepted Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9:30 to 12:30, and Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am for the first several days of the month. We will post the cutoff date each month.
  • Consignors may bring in up to ten pieces one time only during the consignment period. Please be aware that your 10 pieces will not all appear at the same time on your account. Items will be priced as space becomes available.
    Group like items together in a small ziploc bag, (necklaces in one bag, bracelets in one bag, etc.) then place all bags in one larger ziploc. (We don not supply ziploc bags)
    Fold your contract so that your account number is visible.
    No stickers on jewelry. Only one sticker with your account number is needed on the outside bag.
    • We will only accept the current 10 items per jewelry contract.
    • Please do not write in the office space.
    • Remember that your signature signifies authenticity.
  • NO TAKE for 2014:
    • Bead strands that are unfinished jewelry.
    • Illusion necklaces: one or more wires with beads. The “illusion” is that the beads are “floating” with no visible wire.
    • No earrings without backs.
    • Broken, damaged, dirty or missing rhinestones, beads or pieces.
    • $4.50 is our lowest price and we must be able to get that price for your item. Otherwise, it will be donated.
    • NON DESIGNER sunglasses (must authenticate designer wear).
    • Non-working watches. If battery is not working, the watch will be priced at a minimum.

Furniture & Rugs

  • Please email us your phone number, account number, a photo and description of each item to or call us at 713-528-5095. We also require photos of rugs. If pictures do not show condition problems, please disclose prior to bring items in.
  • We require a minimum of 4 matching dining chairs.
  • Within two business days, we will contact you to set up an appointment.
  • All furniture and rugs must be on separate contracts and must meet our quality standards, require an appointment, and are scheduled on a space-available basis.
  • Please provide two completed copies of the consignment contract at the time of your appointment.

Premier Designers Consignment
Our Goal is to provide our consignors and donors an opportunity to bring high-end designer and vintage couture clothing, accessories and jewelry to a confidential setting at The Guild Shop.


  • Make a private appointment with our Premier Designer Consultant by calling 713-528-5095 or e-mailing
  • During the appointment, you and the consultant will determine which of your items we can accept as Premier Designers labels
  • Items will be researched and priced at Fair Market Value. Prices mark down every 30 days according to The Guild Shop’s standard schedule.
  • All consignments are bound by The Guild Shop consignment contract.
  • You will receive two thirds of the sales price the month following the sale of your items.

All items must be authentic. We cannot accept counterfeits and will dispose of them – it is the law! DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED! Our proceeds support elders in need in the Greater Houston Area.