Online shopping has never been easier thanks to the number of options and 24/7 accessibility. No more long lines at the cashier, parking lot battles or spending the time going into every store. Fashion is a huge industry that encompasses many categories such as clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, handbags, specialty apparel and more. There are a lot of fashion retailers online, so we have narrowed down the top six online stores for 2018 for every style and budget. Everyone is different, everyone makes a different amount of money, so it's only reasonable that everyone has their own place to shop and feel comfortable doing so. That's what makes online shopping so great for everybody.
Nordstrom features an online experience as well as a smartphone app for easy on-the-go shopping. Every category is featured at Nordstrom including men’s and women’s fashion, beauty, home, kids, shoes and more. Its personal shopping service is great for those who need help picking outfits, and Nordstrom also features free shipping and returns. Mid-price and high-end designers are featured here if you’re craving for a more upscale online experience.
If you’re looking for only women’s jewelry and accessories, Stella & Dot is a fashionable choice. The pieces stand the test of time and also look great dressed up or down. It carries women’s jewelry, handbags, scarves, wallets and more. Shipping is $5 flat and there are usually fun promotions going on. Stella & Dot pieces also make great gifts for the fashionable women in your life. Semi-precious gemstones and gold-plated jewelry are signature designs for this brand, so the pieces can withstand multiple wears without getting tarnished or faded easily.
People typically think of books and electronics when they think of Amazon. In 2018, Amazon is ramping up its fashion category with collaborations from celebrities like Drew Barrymore and exclusive designers not found on any other website. What makes Amazon Fashion extra special is the inclusion of Prime membership, where Prime members receive free 2-day shipping on all orders that are eligible. Since it’s Amazon, there are many designers available at all price points and styles. Amazon Fashion also has sub-categories such as outerwear, handbags, shoes, jewelry, accessories, sports apparel, evening wear, babies, toddlers and more. Amazon is a great place for really anything and everything you need and it's very affordable. You can always turn to Amazon to find cheaper versions of the clothes you love but aren't really willing to slap down 100 bucks for.
This fashion brand empowers women to be both comfortable and stylish. Lularoe clothing is sold through its network of Independent Fashion Retailers and features pieces for day and night. It specializes in skirts, leggings, tops, dresses and more in a variety of patterns and materials for any occasion. The brand started with leggings and basics for everyday wear, and it recently added a luxury collection for dressier occasions such as special events or date night. Lularoe has such a wide range of choices and styles, plus the best part is that you don't have to worry about a thing! YThere is always someone readily available to help pick out the best outfits they think will fit you and work with your lifestyle and fashion sense. They become your friends and people you can come to trust with your hard fashion decisions, plus, they can either ship your clothes to your door, hand delivers, or you can meet them in their house and get personal help right there, walking away feeling happy in your new clothes.
Zappos is the go-to source for online shoe shopping. Its vast selection of all ages and styles is what makes Zappos the leader in online shoe purchasing. It features every shoe design under the sun as well as niche categories for sports and athletics. Free overnight shipping is a perk if you are a V.I.P. member. Its customer service is one of the best in the online shopping space and Zappos has won multiple customer service awards over the years. Zappos also carries clothing and accessories for the entire family to round out its shopping experience.
For the boho lovers, Anthropologie is an all-encompassing lifestyle brand that focuses on women’s fashion, home, office, beauty and more. Anthropologie has both an online website and physical storefronts to make the shopping experience seamless. It loves to find new and fresh independent brands to stock its shelves with, making Anthropologie a great place to shop when you need extra unique pieces.
Online shopping is convenient, fast, secure and the possibilities of items are endless. You can shop from the comfort of your home and at any time of the day, and all you need are a smartphone or computer.
I always recommend online shopping to those who are too busy to treat themselves at a store. It's not always the most convenient to get to a mall and spend hours or even an entire Saturday looking for the perfect outfit. Shopping right from your phone cuddled up on the couch and in your pajamas is definitely the way to go!