The holiday season is when we’re most thankful for the Internet. After all, how else could we get through all our Christmas shopping without the stress of scrambling through a crowded mall?
To help you avoid the craze of holiday shoppers this year, we’ve rounded up the top online shopping sites to find Christmas gifts for your stylish friends. With a wide range of products and prices, these sites are sure to inspire you with some great gift-giving ideas. And the best part? They all ship to Canada!
So what are you waiting for? Start shopping!
The Details: You can find almost anything on Etsy, but what makes the site so amazing is the fact that almost all the items are uniquely hand-crafted. From handmade skirts to printed scarves to Audrey Hepburn pillows, you won’t find a site with better selection.
Our Holiday Pick: Sherlock Holmes Book Scarf
The Details: Net-A-Porter is known as “the world’s premiere online luxury fashion destination” for a reason. With beauty products, purses, and designer brands galore, it’s your one-stop shop for high-end items. Plus, you’ll love that the website is laid out in the same style as a fashion magazine.
Our Holiday Pick: Michael Kors Jet Set Tote
3) The Outnet
The Details: If you love Net-A-Porter, but aren’t too crazy about their prices, then head to its sister site called The Outnet. Here you’ll find amazing, brand new designer hand-me-downs with significantly slashed prices! It really doesn’t get better than this.
Our Holiday Pick: Alexander Wang Patent-Leather Sandals
The Details: Editors curate this Toronto-based site with the latest designer finds from around the world. Plus, you can enlist a virtual stylist to help give you tips on creating a unique look.
Our Holiday Pick: Atom Ring
The Details: All the unique clothes and accessories at ModCloth are made by independent designers. What’s cool about the site is that it lets customers become members so that they can vote on whether upcoming designer products should be sold on the site or not.
Our Holiday Pick: Luck Be A Lady Dress
The Details: Polyvore is the perfect site to start fueling your fashion inspiration. The site curates weekly collections from global shopping sites and includes everything from jackets to blouses to dresses. The site also offers ways to shop for an outfit for less, which is a huge help this time of year.
Our Holiday Pick: Chioes Cardigan
7) Nasty Gal
The Details: Nasty Gal offers a wide selection of women’s apparel and accessories. Aimed at “cool girls,” the site’s products are curated from up-and-coming designers to give customers a unique taste of modern and vintage looks. And to help inspire its customers, Nasty Gal also provides a number of lookbooks on its site.
Our Holiday Pick: Pleat Elite Fit-and-Flare Dress
8) Mr. Porter
The Details: Mr. Porter is a fabulous online shopping site for men. Featuring major designers such as Burberry Prorsum and Canada Goose, men can find everything from t-shirts to cufflinks. Plus, Mr. Porter’s online community offers styling tips and great how-to advice.
Our Holiday Pick: Leather Bomber Jacket
The Details: If you’re looking for endless selections on womenswear and menswear, then look no further than ASOS. The online retailer offers more than 50,000 fashion labels for men and women and even provides curated guides to help you decide what to buy.
Our Holiday Pick: Men’s Fossil Watch
10) The September
The Details: Although The September was only launched last year, it is already becoming a go-to site for Canadians to buy designer shoes online. The retailer allows customers to browse by style or designer, and offers style inspiration.
Our Holiday Pick: Valentino Rockstud Slingback
The Details: Shop.ca is a Canadian online retailer that has a huge variety of products for men, women, and even children. With more than 6,000 brands, you’ll be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for, whether that be jewelry, active wear, or even baby clothes.
Our Holiday Pick: Bench Purna Zip Thru
The Details: eBay is similar to Etsy in that you can find almost anything on there. Offering products from all over the world, you’ll be able to find vintage art, engagement rings, and even designer clothes. The bonus is that you can find some really great deals by bidding on items.
Our Holiday Pick: Alexander Wang H&M Jacquard Dress
13) Beyond the Rack
The Details: This online retailer sells designer apparel, accessories, and beauty products for up to 80% off! From Gucci to Prada, you’ll be able to find all your favourite brands at low prices.
Our Holiday Pick: Rudsak Outerwear
The Details: AHAlife curates its site with products from over 1,000 designers from over 45 countries. The site caters to people of all different styles and contains unique pieces such as makeup, wallets and printed active wear.
Our Holiday Pick: Python Clutch