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Are you spending hours of your weekend searching through racks and baskets of clothing in shopping centres only to end up disappointed? This certainly describes my situation with traditional clothing shopping and that is why I have turned to shop online for clothes. Here are a few ways how you should do your clothing shopping online!

 

1. Know your measurements

Find your measure tape and sketch your chest/bust, waist, hips and arm. An easier way is to measure a piece of clothing that fits you ideally and use it as a comparison. Of course, sizes can vary from brand to brand and country, so you may want to stick to your favourite brand for most things. If you find a particular brand looks really good on you, stick to that brand and just mix and match with the styles and colours. Also, look for size charts regarding inches or centimetres usually provided on the retailer’s website can help you decide which size works best for you.

 

2. Research the site’s reputation

Make sure you check for customer reviews of the retailer you are buying. Did anyone complain about that particular site? Do the reviews talk about great customer service or the quality products they get? Research is also the best way you can find the best prices available. The strongest advantage of buying clothing online is you can make a direct comparison between sites without leaving your desk! The simplest way is to check multiple sites for similar products.

 

3. Study the return and exchange policy

Finally, check out the return policy of the retailer. You should always first determine if their policy has a satisfaction guarantee or if your purchase is a final sale. You can’t go into the dressing room and try things on when you’re buying it online, be extra careful. Make sure that you can return something if it doesn’t look as good as the person on your computer monitor!

 

In Short

With great photos and convenience, finding that little black dress is actually very simple. However, as a careful shopper, there are some ways to buy clothing online without regretting it. This will certainly make your online shopping experience much more satisfying!