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New boutique FOMO provides designer purses, accessories in Rochester NY

Like quite a few people today, Troy Bennett and Krista Hanny of Rochester invested the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic decluttering their house.

The couple started discarding some of their numerous unneeded and unsustainable merchandise, which in the long run led to opening a resale shop featuring luxury accessories in Rochester’s South Wedge in August.

The 650-square-foot shop, FOMO at 650 South Ave., is crammed with pre-owned designer merchandise these as purses, hats, scarves, wallets and sun shades. The store is crammed with items from Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Burberry. Each item comes with a certification of authenticity after it is confirmed by a 3rd party.

Selling prices are competitive and change. For instance, you can expect to fantastic a $40 necktie along with a $1,400 handbag. The retail outlet, like the pair’s North Winton Village dwelling, is furnished with vintage and upcycled objects.

Though purging so a lot of unneeded things in the last yr, Hanny mirrored that “it was a gross and annoying sensation.”

“So significantly time, dollars, and electricity was squandered on throwaway goods, not to mention the environmental impression,” she claimed. “We explained never ever again to fast fashion and we vowed to dwell by the previous saying ‘quality about quantity’ and considering that then existence has never ever been better. Now we only acquire large good quality objects, so we have significantly considerably less but we truly feel a lot richer.”