Elan Solete

2523 Sales


Elan Solete

2523 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
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Always unique, never ordinary, often one of a kind vintage & antiques

Last updated on Sep 23, 2016

Welcome to Elan Solete
Always unique, never ordinary, often one of a kind vintage & antiques


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Sentimental Vintage Carefully Chosen and Curated

The name Èlan Solete came from a brainstorm with a loved one. I wanted to capture a personal experience with my ongoing love of vintage and antiquities and the process of discovering them. Èlan is a polysemous word in that it has multiple meanings from style and panache - to animal spirits- to spontaneity and freedom. Solete came about from the word, obsolete.
The enthusiasm that vintage holds for me is in the stories that could be told, the quality and craftsmanship, the time put in to making or manufacturing and the attention paid to style and design. Of course the pursuit is a blast especially when travel is involved.

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Shop policies

Last updated on April 5, 2016
Welcome to Elan Solete where you will find a mix of antique and vintage goods. All goods are authentic vintage or antique in used condition as described in my listing descriptions.
I believe in honest and fair business practices, with customer service a plus as noted in my feedback profile.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
I accept Paypal and Etsy Direct Checkout as secure payment.
Making purchases with a DEBIT or CREDIT CARD is easy... please, refer to this helpful link: http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/how-to-pay-with-a-credit-card-and-create-a-paypal-account-746/

I am happy to reserve an item for you for 48 hours.
✩ Standard Shipping
Your purchase(s) will be shipped within 48 hours. Most small items are shipped USPS First Class Mail. Standard Post is used for heavier items. Please contact me if you wish for Priority or Express Mail so that I can adjust shipping quotes.

✩ International: packages are shipped First Class International Mail
(please allow 3-6 weeks for delivery)
International buyers, please note that you are responsible for all VAT, import fees and taxes imposed by your country.

** Unconfirmed US addresses will not be shipped until personal confirmation of address is received.

If you would like to add insurance to the shipping of your item, please let me know prior to making payment and I will adjust the shipping cost to reflect the cost of insurance. Elan Solete is not responsible for lost packages. In addition, if you need a package within a certain time frame, please contact me to adjust the shipping quote.

✩ Elan Solete is not responsible for lost or damaged packages. All domestic packages are shipped with tracking and international packages are mailed USPS First-Class International with a proof of mailing customs declaration number.
Refunds and Exchanges
Elan Solete offers detailed descriptions, photos, and encourages communications between buyer and seller before purchasing. Please contact me if you have additional questions about an item(s). Vintage merchandise has some history and/or natural wear. I will always point out any flaws in my descriptions and provide visuals of condition. Elan Solete is not responsible for loss, damage or theft en route for any uninsured purchases. In addition, I will reserve item(s) for 48 hours.
Additional policies and FAQs
Your purchase indicates that you agree with these shop policies as described.
I work hard to assure that my prices are fair and to respond to questions in a timely manner. I want my customers to be happy with their purchases. Please contact me with any inquiries as I always do my best to make sure you are a satisfied customer!