Great Styles Online

Isn’t it hard to shop in a store? There are interminable lines for the changing rooms, unhelpful staff and the discomfort of trying clothes on in a really tiny space. This is the reason more women are sensibly choosing the online method to shop. With this way of shopping it is easy to choose what you like. You can search by style or color, and select your size from a drop down menu.

When you shop online it is a good idea to do an initial review of all the sites offering garments. Zero in on stores that offer a return policy. There should be written descriptions of the garments as well as photographs of a reasonable size along with measurements. You need to keep your eyes and ears open and ask for help from experienced online shoppers. It’s always a good idea to search regularly; at least every three days or so.

Browse through online catalogs to find great styles. On a reasonably good site you should find clickable links to other categories, including dresses and accessories. Read the product descriptions closely and click on the images to view larger pictures. You may find sites that feature slideshows that allow you to see the garments from other angles.

When you find something you like use the store specific sizing chart. You may find variations in what is considered small, medium large or extra large. Carefully measure the bust, waist and hip areas. Once you establish a relationship with a few stores you should be able to get in touch by phone or email. They generally have an online customer service that offers advice or answers to FAQs.

Look for stores that specialize in well made classic vintage clothing and dresses. With the popularity of Mad Men women have discovered the magic of vintage style. Canny shoppers have found vintage wedding dresses and gowns, cocktail dresses, prom dresses with special vintage style from the 1940’s 1950’s 1960’s 1970’s. The gorgeous flapper dresses, clothes and hats from the 1920’s & 30’s. are to be found online. The beautiful actress Audrey Hepburn had her very special style and inspired day dresses as well as cocktail evening party dresses. There are even tea length non traditional or informal wedding dresses available.

Online shopping helps you find vintage inspired fashion, from the 1920’s Gatsby inspired flapper era with fringed dresses and flirty beaded dresses, to Twiggy’s mod looks of the 1960’s. You can create quite a stir in 1930’s style evening gowns and Mad Men sexy dresses, swing dresses and the adorable mod go go dancer dresses.

You may love the fashions of the late 1960’s & 70’s, with clothes by designers like like Biba, or Ossie Clark. They typified the rock star look or what is described as the rich hippie style. The decades of the 1960’s and 1970’s had clothing that is now considered Retro or Funky rather than true vintage. And now 80’s cool fashion is very popular. So check out the timeless designs of days gone by, the style and panache of another era, online, in the comfort of your own home.