This past year has taken the phrase “all dressed up and nowhere to go” to an entirely new level. So, whether you’re returning to the office, planning a date night, or just looking for an excuse to go out, you’ll want to look good! Not only do we want you to look good, but we want you to feel good about the clothes you’re wearing.
Now more than ever, fashion lovers all around the world are itching to lose the sweats and give that new dress a whirl. As the e-commerce fashion industry grows, so do the online shopping platforms available to us, which can be overwhelming! We are all familiar with fast fashion, and although we hate to admit it, many of us have been victims of the affordable yet unethical practices these brands encourage.
To help guide you in your future fashion ventures, and avoid fast fashion, we have designed a list of some of the top online fashion platforms of 2022 — stylish and sustainable!
Are you a “Shop the Look” type of person? Check out an episode of Love Island or The Bachelor to see the cast rocking all things Revolve! The mid-to-high prices for fashion-forward and trendy clothing make Revolve a versatile brand. Whether you are attending a bachelorette party or looking for that perfect oversized sweatshirt, Revolve has something for every fashionista. If you’re a young and trendy Instagrammer, you should head over quickly to shop at Revolve!
Best for: affordable, trendy, Instagram culture
If you’re searching for that everyday streetwear aesthetic, you should check out ASOS. Catering to both men and women, ASOS carries Levi’s, Free People, Topshop, and over 850 more brands. Offering quality clothes in more than 30 sizes, ASOS is committed to providing trendy looks for all body types!
Best for: accessible everyday fashion for all body types
Are you a lover of all things luxurious but not looking to break the bank? The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authentic, consigned luxury goods. Carrying brands like Gucci, Hermès, and Christian Dior, The RealReal offers women’s, men’s and kids’ fashion along with fine jewelry and handbags. With a meticulous, brand-specific authentication process, The RealReal is for real!
Best for: luxury consignment sales
Becoming the second-hand marketplace for the social media generation (Gen-Z), Depop is a vintage resale platform that also provides space for new brands to launch. The peer-to-peer social shopping app encourages young designers who may not fit into mainstream fashion. Promoting sustainability in fashion, Depop carries a wide variety of unique pieces that you never even knew you needed until now.
Best for: unconventional and unique vintage fashion
Made famous by Hollywood celebrities like the Hadid sisters, Hailey Bieber, and Candice Swanepoel, Alo Yoga is the bestselling athleisure brand of 2022. Whether you’re a spin class subscriber or a Netflix binger, the functional yet stylish brand has something for everybody. The athletic wear that Alo Yoga offers can be spotted in pretty much any celebrity’s post-workout paparazzi shot.
Best for: high-quality, fashionable athletic wear
Brooke Parker | Contributing Writer