In regard to assortment, if you were looking for Amazon to be knocked off the leader post, we are sorry to report that they are still top dog. The depth and breadth of the clothing and footwear assortment available from Amazon is expansive to say the least. With that said, 2016 offers many excellent shopping destinations.
Large Scale Online Destinations for Clothing in 2016:
Amazon: Amazon needs no introduction. All you need to know is that they sell plenty of clothes, shoes, jewelry, beauty products and fashion accessories. If you haven't heard of them, I don't understand how you are even able to read this page.
Jet: Jet is one of the few online retailers that has dared to step into the ring with Amazon. Although they are off to a good start, they certainly have a long way to go. As per our understanding from an article read back in July 2015, Jet has a clever “concierge” service that helps Jet create the illusion of having millions of products for sale. While the company continues to build inventory and add retail partners they use an interested and fair method. When a customer buys a product that isn’t available from Jet or its partners, a representative in the background buys it from another website and has it shipped directly to the customer. It is said thatthis service will dwindle over time as Jet signs up more partners and offers more inventory. Honestly, we are not sure if that method is part of the long or short term business model.
Leading Apparel Stores and fashion boutiques for 2016:
Best Small to Mid-tier Online Fashion Stores for 2016
Nasty Gal: Nasty Gal is a global online destination for fashion-forward, free-thinking girls. In 2006, founder Sophia Amoruso started an eBay store selling a highly curated selection of vintage pieces. The shop has grown to become an international style source offering both new and vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories.
Boohoo.com: From Manchester’s best kept fashion secret to one of the fastest growing international etailers, boohoo.com has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge design with an affordable price tag, they have been pushing boundaries for the past eight years to bring you all the latest looks for less. Boohoo is a global online fashion retailer offering thousands of styles across womenswear and menswear. This online retailer will help you stay ahead of trends.
ModCloth: ModCloth is the go-to source for all fashion fans, fun lovers, and free spirits of the world. They are committed to offering unique styles from hundreds of independent designers in a full range of sizes. Inspired by feedback from their dedicated customers and highly engaged community, they also design and sell their own exclusive line of apparel. Founded in a college dorm room by high school sweethearts Susan Gregg Koger and Eric Koger in 2002, ModCloth has since grown to over 350 employees across offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh.
Bluefly: a leading online shopping destination featuring clothing and accessories from over 350 top European and American designers, all at a superior value.
Net-A-Porter: Shop designer fashion online at NET-A-PORTER.COM. Designer clothes, designer shoes, designer bags and designer accessories from top designer brands.
Zulily: Zulily is an American e-commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Zulily sells clothing, toys, and home products. zulily was started in 2009 by Blue Nile executives Mark Vadon and Darrell Cavens.
You should also visit the best shopping destinations from around the world section.
For additional shopping resources, don't forget to stop by our clothing store directory to find department stores, mass merchants and boutiques from around the globe.
You may also want to read our Spring/summer 2016 fashion shopping suggestions blog post.
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