5 Little Known Shopping Destinations for the Style Queen


Online shopping is now the norm in most households with 53% of us over 15 using it to pick up a bargain. Total online spending is expected to grow from $16 billion in 2012 to over $26.9 billion by 2016. With the internet making a huge mark on the shopping world, here are a few more sites that are sure to take your fancy.


1. Etsy.com

Etsy.com is the world’s largest online marketplace for handmade goods and vintage items and it still surprises me that people have never heard of it. Here you will find no mass produced items but only the most unique and inspiring works of art such as cool t-shirt design or a clock for your office. The choices are endless.


2. Shopbob.com

Shopbob.com has everything the fashionista in you needs! Clothing to cover all seasons, shoes for every outfit and accessories that will take you from the office to a gala ball and a gorgeous bag to carry everything in. Check out their lookbook section for all the latest trends and once you have found what you are looking for, click on it and you will be taken straight to that item! It’s just too easy. Shopbob.com allows you to also shop by designer or boutique making it quicker than ever to find what you are after. The best news is still to come…they offer free international delivery on orders over $100.


3. Birdsnest.com.au

One a little closer to home and selling brands like Esprit, Bardot, Wish, Cooper St and Bonds they definitely aim to please. Not only can the style queen get everything from clothing to lingerie but she can also outfit the man and kids in her life too. They have an extensive checklist to help you narrow down your search with filters such as body shape, occasion and personality just to name a few. The accessories they sell are not only to adorn your beautiful self but the home too. These guys also know how to keep their customers coming back with low flat fee delivery charges.


4. Templeandwebster.com.au

Templeandwebster.com.au host sales events for leading brands. You will find everything from luxurious textiles to unique shelving that will suit even the most discerning buyer. Sales run for approximately one week and you can even add it to your calendar so you don’t miss out on a great bargain.


5. Theiconic.com.au

You have to love an online store that has free shipping for orders over $20 and free returns within 100 days on unworn and unused products. It’s service with a smile through the internet! Not only do they cover all things beautiful for women, men and children but they also have gym clothes, runners and sporting goods such as footballs for the blokes. You really don’t have to shop anywhere else after visitng this iconic store.



Written by Marney Atkins-Smith



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