Not ready to tackle the malls this back to school season? It’s high time you skip the lines and log on because if you have a computer and half a brain, online shopping is for you. The following clothing retailers offer large selections of hot teen friendly merchandise-all waiting for your credit card number.
J. CrewThough they operate over 150 retail stores nationwide, J. Crew actually originated as a catalog in the early eighties. And naturally, with the booming popularity of online shopping in the nineties, they later opened up their electronic doors. Think you always have an advantage when you shop at one of their stores? Think again because most of their merchandise is internet or catalog only. Searching for the perfect tee or a great pair of basic chinos? From bathing suits to socks, winter coats to underwear, J. Crew’s fresh prospective is never dull and always classic.
American ApparelAs one of the largest wholesale suppliers to retailers everywhere, American Apparel merchandise is also available for personal purchases. Their extensive selection of active wear-from basic t-shirts to sweatpants, has a retro flair and is available in more colors and sizes than you could ever imagine. Also, don’t forget to breeze through their funky accessory collection to find an urban hat or scarf. As if that wasn’t enough, they offer free shipping on all orders over $100.
Threadless If you love graphic tees, but want to barf every time you see one that says “Jesus is my homeboy” Threadless is for you. Putting the innovation back into this popular trend, the website plugs undiscovered artists by printing their work on t-shirts. What makes Threadless unique, however, is that you get to vote on which designs will be put up for sale. Not crazy about any of their current selections? Upload one of your own and see if it makes the cut. Because they ardently value their customers, they offer great deals like $10 sales and photo contents. Send them a picture of yourself in one of their tees and they’ll knock $1.50 off your next purchase.
Revolve Clothing Designer denim is hotter than ever, but it’s nearly impossible to find your favorite style, wash, and size all under one roof. Revolve finally fixes the problem by having one of the largest collections of all your favorite brands at your fingertips. In addition to denim, they offer casual wear from James Perse, Juicy Couture, and C&C California in a variety of sizes and colors. Revolve also offers free standard shipping and price matches any of their competitor’s prices or coupons.
Urban Outfitters Popular with hipsters everywhere, Urban operates almost 100 retail stores in the , , and
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Finally, don’t forget about department stores. Nordstrom and Macy’s also offer large teen sections on their websites.