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#1 shortnsweet

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:49 AM

Hi All,

What is your favourite online fashion shop at the mo?  Recent ones mentioned on this forum include Asos, Pepperberry, Birdsnest, Iconic....what else is doing it for you? original.gif

#2 causeway

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

Virtu. They specialise in size 12-24 & have had some great specials. I'm still waiting for a couple of tops to arrive. Ive got my eye on a few things which Ill get in the after Christmas sales!

#3 asdf89

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:02 AM

Forever21
Good cheap basics (and accessories) and the price of shipping from the US means I *have* to buy a lot to make it worthwhile.

At least that's what I tell myself.

#4 Sif

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:27 AM

When I buy clothing, it is almost always at HolyClothing. I have also just discovered FairySteps - though, I can't afford to shop there...

#5 IsolaBella

Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

I have done my first Boden.uk order. Also Next Direct also gets some $ from me.



#6 Academic

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

Modcloth is my absolute favourite! Shipping is costly, so I also wait and buy a few things at once to make it worthwhile. The review system is great, really helps you minimise the risk of buying online.

#7 KatakaGeoGirl

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:17 PM

Ooooh love the Free People stuff! Awesome!

#8 KatakaGeoGirl

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:37 PM

QUOTE (stopwhiningatme @ 17/12/2012, 01:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know right?  It makes me want to be all like 25, and wearing wafty pretty frocks with chunky boots and swanning around listenning to Kate Bush.

Or something.


Oh who says you can't be 37 and wear that stuff :-D Isn't that the power of fashion - it is about wearing something that is perfect for your body shape right? No-one thinks I'm 37... in fact I was talking to a Mum in the playground who said 'Oh you're young so.... ' and turns out she thought I was early twenties haha. So wear it and feel good!!! I no longer give a damn what I 'should' wear in my late thirties; I just wear what suits my personality and lifestyle and me. You should too! Be bold and courageous. If I had the money - I ADORE this dress: http://www.freepeople.com/clothes-dresses/...ck-magic-dress/

#9 wilding

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:46 PM

Planet blue
Urban outfitters
Spell Designs and Buffalo girl (both Byron bay stores)

Edited by wilding, 17 December 2012 - 12:48 PM.


#10 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:57 PM

I mainly shop for Portmans, Jacqui E and Temt on ebay, but the bargains just don't seem to be there anymore sad.gif

#11 Jillian75

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

Amazon
Revolveclothing
Shopbop

Freepeople seem to have upped the prices on their clothing of late.  Nearly $400 for a dress ohmy.gif

#12 shortnsweet

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

yay!  thanks everyone for your ideas.  I've had a chance to check out modcloth - right up my alley.

#13 *LucyE*

Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

Just because I'm still in shock - Country Road.

I found some light weight, long pants for DD in store but they didn't have any left in her size.  The sales assistant checked on the computer and there were none left in any of the other stores I could get to that day.

So, the next morning at home, I thought I'd check online and they were still available in both plain colours.  I placed the order and had it shipped to Mum's because she's in a capital city.  

They were delivered the same day!!!!!

I'm still in shock LOL.  Not only did they offer sun smart summer wear, but the service was exceptional.  This is the sort of stuff Australian retailers need to do to lure me back from shopping o/s.

#14 Tealdash

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Some good ones that havent been mentioned..

allyfashion.com.au
maxshop.com
witchery.com.au
myer.com.au
westfield.com.au (all of the shops at the shopping centre at once!! (*eek*))


#15 Nester

Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:48 AM

I was in desperate need of T-shirts and could not find any. I bought a few some years ago from a brand named 2K by gingham, so I went online and ordered some more.
very funky and some nice colourful prints to match my new bright jeans!!

http://www.2ktshirts.com/drupal/

#16 SummerStar

Posted 20 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

My absolute favourite is Netaporter.com

Will also shop at matchesfashion.com, harrods.com, mywardrobe.com, revolveclothing.com and shopbop.com regularly but I only look there if theres nothing catching my eye at net a porter. I do my most damage at sale time where I place multiple orders over the time it runs for.

Edited by SummerStar, 20 December 2012 - 06:59 PM.


#17 kpingitquiet

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:11 PM

Boden and Modcloth. I just need to lose some more kg (and grow some more dollars) to be able to enjoy them more!

aaaaaaaaaaaand now Free People lol Damn you guys!

#18 gina70

Posted 17 January 2013 - 03:16 PM

I have just discovered Stylethread  for shoes.  I also like the David Lawrence shop on ebay.  But I mainly shop at Sportscraft: http://www.sportscraft.com.au/www/599/1001...ry/1000990.html

I just bought $900 worth of clothes for $300 in their sale.  Delivery is usually 2 days.

#19 Rachaelxxx

Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:13 AM

Queenspark, I love their clothes.

#20 Betty_D

Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:52 AM

Thanks to the PP for mentioning Revolve Clothing... I have now found my new obsession!

#21 AMPSyd

Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:57 AM

Next Direct (UK site but provide Aussie equivalent of sizes and prices are in AUD). They provide free shipping as well.

#22 melajoe

Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:09 PM

A couple of years ago somebody posted a link to Bravissimo/Pepperberry on one of these threads and now they are my absolute fave!  (everything is designed for larger bust sizes) http://www.bravissimo.com/pepperberry/

I also don't mind

http://www.maxshop.com/
http://www.ezibuy.com.au
http://www.crossroads.com.au/

Edited by melajoe, 18 January 2013 - 12:10 PM.


#23 sammyv

Posted 05 February 2014 - 11:26 AM

bananarepublic.com
maxshop.com
stormnz.com - they just opened a shop in CHapel St, Melbourne
bloomingdales.com

#24 Apageintime

Posted 05 February 2014 - 11:39 AM

Banana republic mostly

but I have a total weakness for J Crew!

#25 GreenEyedGirl

Posted 07 February 2014 - 04:00 PM

Birdsnest
EziBuy
Maxshop
eBay- lots of big brands have ebay shops




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