In today’s day and age, shopping can be easier than ever. With the advent of technology, a few clicks can get you what you need from your virtual shopping cart to your doorstep. Crazy, right? We’ve rounded up our favorite online shopping websites ranging from affordable, to a little pricier, but all guaranteed to keep you trendy.
To start off, we’re giving you our top five online one-stop shops!
Amazon has become a household name and favorite online shopping destination to many, and for good reason. It’s the largest online retailer with countless selections of items to pick from. From affordable clothing, socks, home appliances, reading glasses, bed linens, alarm clocks… you name it! Amazon’s got so many selections of items that when the need for something arises, all you have to do is a quick search to find and choose what you need with a couple of clicks. Shopping for things is painless, quick and hassle-free, the way it should be.
The best part? Their extraordinary customer service. With an Amazon Prime membership, you get a 30-day free trial to see if you like it, as well as unlimited two-day deliveries and unlimited free downloads of Kindle books (which you don’t need a Kindle to read, by the way). All these are made available from the comfort of your home in front of a laptop! Yup, you heard right! Just choose what you like and wait one to two days for your Amazon delivery guy to happily place your parcel at your door and step back, for contactless delivery.
If you’re on the hunt for affordability, then this is your go-to online location. Our favorite thing about AliExpress is all the new products you never thought of, but stumble upon on your way surfing and browsing through this website. An electronic facial mister that keeps you cool in the summer sunshine, while hydrating your skin? Portable speakers that you can bring out to the beach or picnic? A duffel bag that transforms into a garment bag and helps you put up your shirt without fold lines? These are just a few of the smart inventions you’ll find on AliExpress to make life that much more enjoyable!
Wait, but that’s not even the best part! The actual good part is that you don’t even have to worry about piling up an extensive list of things you suddenly felt you needed to have! The products come at very low prices, as the company is made up of small businesses in locations such as Singapore shipping internationally to customers worldwide. The catch is, that you’ll have to wait a little longer for your orders to arrive. Unravelling your innovative gadgets and exciting goodies after a few patient weeks is definitely worth it, though! You might even be the first among your gang to own some of the cool stuff you’ll find, too!
Now let’s narrow it down to clothing, which is something we’re all always interested in! Believe us when we say that there’s something so powerful about switching up what you wear every now and then, updating your wardrobe with some fresh new picks, and feeling confident and up-to-date with style and fashion trends. We’ve kicked it off for you by highlighting some of our online clothing stores you really want to check out.
H&M is our tried and trusted go-to brand for fashion for so many reasons. While we may not always conveniently be able to visit stores for various reasons, the convenience and comfort of online shopping has made sure we will never miss out. The retail company regularly updates its shelves and hangers with new arrivals and timeless pieces and prints that keep us feeling trendy all year around. Our favourite line is the H&M conscious, which offers more sustainable options for style. From flowy dresses, to fabulously-flared jeans, the brand has something in store to suit all our outfit mood boards, and all at great quality and affordable prices.
Let’s cut to the chase on why we love Torrid so much. Simply put, the plus sizes of 10-30 sold by this retailer transports us straight to a land where comfort is easy and possible! We feel our best and amazing selves when clothes were made to fit us! With a website clothing store specifically tailoring to bigger sizes, there’s no shortage of the amazing outfit pieces you’ll fall in love with. Whether your shopping for yourself, your family member or friend, Torrid surely makes it easy to find your perfect fit through sizing options and product details listed on the site for each product. Sit back, browse and enjoy your checkout!
You don’t have to break the bank to look good! This holds true when it comes to shopping online at Thredup. Thredup is a consignment company, offering really high-quality clothing online and currently ships to the United States and Canada. Think modern-day thrift stores! Whether you’re gravitating towards sustainable fashion, on the lookout for stellar prices and deals, or simply on the hunt for one-of-a-kind treasures to get your hands on, Thredup has something in store for you.
You can even streamline your search by brands, listed in alphabetical order. Or maybe you’re looking for some premium or designer wear? Thredup’s got it all, and all for a fraction of its actual price. Choose your discount options, price, size, style, length and even occasion by hovering over the left side of the screen while browsing. With over 35,000 brands to choose from, and the ability to even filter out new items with tags included, does it get any better?!