Online shopping has not always been the best of friends to Canadian YPs. We have certainly spent more than a few hours browsing online retailers for that perfect item only to discover at checkout that shipping to Canada isn’t possible or completely exorbitant due to taxes, duties, and other fees. Luckily, things are changing and YPs no longer need to rely on the same, tired mall retailers. We’ve put together a list of some notable online retailers that are Canadian-friendly:
Rent frock Repeat
You may have an important business function or a fabulous party to attend in the future (or even this weekend), but unfortunately your budget and your style are not seeing eye to eye. Enter Rent frock Repeat, a Canadian dress rental service that makes looking stylish a cinch. Choose from a considerable inventory of dress, all searchable by availability, price range, size, colour, style, sleeve, dress length, occasion, body type, and neckline. Dresses can be rented for 4 or 8 days and the rental fee includes 2 sizes of the same dress, keeping the guesswork at a minimum. Rental fees start at $50 for a 4-day rental; standard shipping (includes return) starts at $17.95 (GTA) up to $31.95 (outside Ontario and Quebec).
Asos is a UK-based retailer that offers mens and womens fashion, including clothing, accessories, and shoes. Shop from well-known brands and labels or give their personal label a try. Unsure where to begin? Check out their front page for ideas and tips regarding how to wear the season’s most coveted items, or browse a range of different looks for the office, evening, or weekend. Items are listed in Canadian dollars and all items qualify for free shipping and return (no minimum order required).
With the goal to entertain, engage, and empower fashion savvy Canadian women, eLUXE combines the careful curation of a fashion magazine with online retail to create a truly notable fashion destination. Browse their site for clothes, shoes, accessories, bags, and lifestyle items, or take advantage of their free virtual stylist services. Free shipping on any order over $25 and free returns on any order.
Vancouver-based Spa Boutique is your go-to destination for skincare, haircare, makeup, body, and nail brands, not only because they carry a range of great products, but because their estheticians are continually testing new products and offering some amazing advice on their blog, Spa Girl Beauty Tips. Other services that will help you choose the best products for your skin include a live chat service with an esthetician and an online skincare analysis. Free shipping on any order over $60.