It’s time to show the ladies some love. We’ve come up with a broad collection of must-visit apparel websites—and their supplementary mobile apps—for the most fashionable gals in town. Surf from the comfort of your own throne, while gaining serious style knowledge and saving on big (and not-so big) brand names. Add your favourites to the comments below. Check out our list of 5 Essential Apparel Apps for Him too!
The brainchild of Sophia Amoruso, entrepreneur and bestselling author of #GIRLBOSS, this eclectic site offers style-savvy shoppers a giant selection of name brands and accessories, not to mention the best vintage finds. Better still, nastygal.com has a killer companion mobile site that is easy to navigate and offers search suggestions based on trend or the event for where you’ll be wearing your new duds. Only recently has the U.S.-based company offered shipping to Canada (FREE on orders $250+).
Ladies, get on this!
Whether shopping for a beach party, bohemian fair, that new job or your first day of high school, every girl (and woman) looking to make a splash has been to an Urban Outfitters—and, chances are, they walked out with more than they bargained for. Now, you can avoid the crowds and shop online for that next festival outfit. Sales (including their current LATE SUMMER SALE) are abundant, and come with some decent sized discounts. Better still, with multiple storefronts throughout the GTA, returns, if necessary, are a breeze. Shipping is $9.95 on all orders (standard delivery); if you can’t wait: $29.95 (express).
An independently owned boutique, Gravity Pope provides Canadians with a vast array of footwear from names you trust, and others you’ll want to know more about. From casual, yet stylish pair of Adidas trainers, to a glamorous Isabel Marant pump, the options are endless, the prices exceptional. Gravitypope.com is currently in the midst of a clearance sale—just one of many sales each year. Shop online to get in on great deals, cheap shipping, and keep this Canadian retailer thriving.
Fun, affordable fashion for everyone, Joe Fresh has been a fixture on the Canadian scene for a while now, and their stock continues to climb—thanks, in part, to their unwillingness to sacrifice quality for costs. Mega model Karlie Kloss has recently been assigned the company’s national face, and a new mobile app (via Loblaws) is bringing her—and the clothes!—right to your door. Swipe until your heart’s content. Get 10% off by joining their mailing list; shipping is free on orders $50+ to any Canadian postal code.
This online hub carries a stellar collection of high-end luxury designer labels (Balmain, Alexander McQueen, Saint Laurent), as well as harder-to-find brands (Proenza Schouler, Jil Sander and Marni) for the ladies (and gents) who aren’t afraid to break the bank. Fortunately, flash sales are common (and worth signing up for), and all shipping—in Ontario and Quebec—is FREE, insured and issued a tracking number for quick and easy reference.
(Main image: Urban Outfitters Facebook)