The 48 best online clothing stores in the US
You'll never have to shop in-store for the perfect outfit again
With winter far from over, shopping from home has overtaken shopping in person as the preferred pasttime - as you don't have to leave your couch. And the options are endless, with 2019 likely to be all about online shopping, as more and more brands prioritize their online presence.
Whether you need the perfect outfit for a night out, are searching for a vintage or pre-owned designer piece, or want to add some flair to your gym outfits, these are the online sites to visit.
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Tobi is an online fashion retailer based in Los Angeles that sells women’s clothing. The site ships to more than 100 countries and offers everything from party looks to athleisure.
Although it is based in the UK, Asos is one of the biggest online retailers. Founded in 2000, the site offers a range of designers and selections. It is also one of the industry’s leading names when it comes to finding inclusive clothing.
Nasty Gal, nastygal.com
Nasty Gal was founded in 2006 by Sophia Amoruso and was later named the “Fastest Growing Retailer” by INC magazine.
Based in Los Angeles, the site started as a eBay store selling vintage clothing items and has grown into a huge online retailer.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Everlane sells a wide range of basics and essentials.
ModCloth launced in 2002 and offers vintage and boho clothing exclusively from independent designers. The site is perfect if you are looking for retro dresses.
Revolve was founded in 2003 as an e-commerce site and offers a variety of fashionable brands targeted towards millenial women.
Zappos originally started as a site selling shoes but has now expanded into clothing as well. It was purchased by Amazon in 2009.
Forever 21, forever.21.com/us/shop
The fast-fashion retailer was founded in 1984 and has since become a popular inexpensive source of trendy clothing.
Lulu's is a California-based online site that sells affordable clothing. The site has recently begun focusing on bridalwear, with a large collection of bridal and bridesmaid dresses.
Francesca's is a boutique store selling clothing, handbags and accessories. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and features a lot of floral prints.
The department store's online site has a mix of everything - including both designer and more-affordable fashion.
Planet Blue, shopplanetblue.com
Planet Blue is perfect if you are looking for high-end bohemian-inspired clothing. The company was started in California and sells clothes inspired by "bohemian beach culture."
Target offers a huge range of clothing options at affordable prices. The eighth-largest department store retailer in the US also sells home goods, toiletries, tech gadgets, shoes and more.
Free People, freepeople.com
Free People is perfect if you are looking for clothing with a boho vibe. The store sells clothing, as well as shoes, accessories, lingerie and swimwear.
Madewell was founded in 2006 as a sister brand to J Crew. The store primarly sells jeans, but also sells t-shirts, accessories and shoes as well.
Aritzia was founded in Vancouver in 1984 but has since become popular across the US as well. The store sells a range of high-end basics, as well as business casual and everyday clothes.
Reformation is the perfect site if you are looking for fun prints, or simple-yet-trendy dresses. Since it was founded in 2008, the store has remained true to its roots by only offering eco-friendly clothes.
Saved by the Dress, savedbythedress.com
Saved by the Dress is a Miami-based boutique that sells a range of formal and casual dresses. The store usually ships orders on the same day, so it is perfect if you need an outfit last-minute - and it has new arrivals daily.
Lingerie and undergarments
Journelle is a designer lingerie company founded in 2007. The site sells lingerie from other designers, as well as its own Journelle collection.
Yandy is an online fashion retailer that sells swimwear, lingerie, and Halloween costumes. It was founded in 2007 and offers a range of reasonably priced undergarments.
Aerie is a lingerie brand owned by American Eagle Outfitters. It offers a wide selection and targets a demographic of women aged 15 to 25. The site also uses a variety of models to show the lingerie.
Hips & Curves, hipsandcurves.com
Hips & Curves opened in 2000 and sells plus-size lingerie. The site has a large selection of affordable bras, underwear and lingerie.
Adore Me, adoreme.com
Adore Me is an online retailer selling bras, lingerie and underwear. To see the selections, which range in sizes from petite to plus, you are first required to fill out a style quiz.
Bare Necessities, barenecessities.com
Bare Necessities is an online company dedicated to swimwear, lingerie, and loungewear. According to the company, it is the second-largest online retailer for lingerie.
Bergdorf Goodman, bergdorfgoodman.com
The luxury department store is also online - meaning you can shop the 5th Avenue styles from your own home.
Founded in 1899, Bergdorfs is a staple when it comes to luxury clothing.
Stylebop was established in 2004 and has since become one of the largest online retailers for designer fashion.
The site sells clothing, accessories and shoes from more than 200 international designer brands.
Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Neiman Marcus is also a luxury department store with an online presence.
The store sells items from designers such as Tory Burch, Burberry, and Christian Louboutin.
Owned by Amazon, Shopbop has offered designer fashion for both men and women since it opened in 1999. It is one of the largest online shopping sites.
Carbon38 was founded in 2011 and caters to women looking for stylish workout clothes.
The site mainly offers high-fashion apparel such as leggings, workout tops and sports bras, and sells items from various designers all in one place.
Girlfriend Collective, girlfriend.com
Girlfriend Collective is an activewear brand that makes sustainable clothing out of recycled plastic bottles and discarded fishing nets.
Bandier is a site selling luxury athletic-wear. It offers a range of brands such as Nike, Spiritual Gangster, and Alo.
Lululemon has become one of the leading sportswear brands and it is understandable why. With countless legging and yoga pant options to choose from, the athletic-wear brand is basic yet fashionable.
Evolve is a speciality retailer for eco-friendly fashionable workout clothing and sells items from more than 50 brands.
Beloforte is an eco-concious brand that creates activewear for women. The range includes leggings, sports bras, and tops.
Outdoor Voices, outdoorvoices.com
Outdoor Voices was founded in 2013 and designs and sells athletic clothing for men and women. Some of the pieces are made from recycled plastic bottles.
Fabletics is an online subscription retailer owned by Kate Hudson that sells athletic wear and footwear. To shop, you have to first take a quiz that tailors products to your needs.
Wear It To Heart, wearittoheart.com
Wear It To Heart is an online retailer founded in 2011 in Los Angeles. The brand creates women's athleisure, with a focus on leggings and sports bras.
Alphalete was founded on social media and has since grown into a popular athletic wear brand. The brand creates clothing for men and women.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California and founded in 2011, Poshmark is the perfect place for finding fashion deals.
Whether you are looking for new or used clothing, Poshmark has hundreds of options - it just requires a little digging.
Saks Off Fifth, saksoff5th.com
Saks Off Fith is the sister company of Saks Fifth Avenue, and offers designer clothing and accessories at a discount.
The Outnet, theoutnet.com
The Outnet is an online fashion outlet offering more than 350 luxury designer brands at a discount.
HauteLook is a members-only site that offers flash sales for discount designer clothing and accessories. The site is part of the Nordstrom family and discounts are anywhere from 50 to 70 per cent.
Bluefly is an online retailer founded in 1998 that offers deals on designer clothing. It is headquartered in New York City.
Nordstrom Rack, nordstromrack.com
Nordstrom Rack, owned by Nordstrom, offers discounted designer clothing for men, women and children.
The RealReal, therealreal.com
The RealReal is a luxury online consignment store that sells pre-owned designer clothing and accessories. You must create an account or sign in through Facebook to shop.
Launched in 2007, Gilt is an online shopping destination headquartered in New York City.
In addition to designer clothes and accessories, the site also offers deals for home goods and beauty products.
Century21 is a chain of department stores with an online presence. The store sells discounted designer fashion for men, women, and children.
ThredUP is an online retailer for secondhand clothing. According to the company, it is the world's largest online thift store, and has sections for designer and maternity clothing.
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