Finding Designer Clothes online has never been easier. In fact, if you are hunting for a specific designer or a niche designer shopping online is one of the best ways to find designer clothing. Online shopping is quickly becoming a central way to find designer clothing and to find great deals that are often only available online. I hate trying on clothes in the store. In fact, I would rather just buy it and return it later than try one just one item. A great example is denim. When I shop for jeans, I always try to find the fit I like and then stick with it for as long as I can. Online shopping is a great solution for this type of shopper who knows specifics about the designer, the style and what you are looking for. Often you can find a variety of stores where that designer is available and frequently find additional colors or styles that might be available at other stores or sites. This ability to educate the shopper more completely has really made online shopping a great venue to find clothing.
There are a variety of sites online that carry different designers and may even vary their selection of pieces from those designers. In addition, online shopping really opens up your designer clothing options as you can find much more selection than what is just available at your local boutique or department store. Finding indie or upcoming designers is also far easier to locate online. We suggest that you have a few go to sites or consider using shopping portals such as like.com, boutiques.com, or pronto.com as sites to do your window shopping or browse for new lines or designers. At these sites you can search by designer or by style allowing you to gain exposure to a variety of different designers that you may not have previously known or heard about.
Finally, don’t forget to check out your favorite online clothing boutique or online store for their lookbook. This is a great way to find different styling options and actually see the clothes on models. It is the equivalent of window shopping online to see the different styles and pieces that you may not have actually discovered in a narrow or specific search by designer. The lookbook is really a great way for sites to showcase their current and prior pieces so that you can get added exposure and ideas from their photo shoots.
The bottom line is that online shopping is here to stay and is really revolutionizing the shopping process especially for designer clothing. Practically every designer sells online and many even have their own sites. You can often find great deals and become a more savvy shopper by having that additional education of shopping online so that you are able to compare and browse expanded selections online. You will want to find a few go to online shopping sites that work well with your individual style and then be sure to sign up on their mailing lists so that you gain access to any promotions or discounts they may be offering.
One of our favorite looks this season is the look of split neck tunic tops. You may see them described as split v tops and you may see them in a variety of different styles, patterns and fabrics. Ranging from cottons to nylon fabrics and in solid colors or patterned or with embroidery detail consider the following examples of some great split neck tunic tops for your wardrobe.
Let’s start with the simple, but essential ¾ Sleeve Split V top from Zooey by Alice Heller. This classic split v top is made from 100% supima cotton so it is ultra soft and with a split v neckline this tunic style top fits a bit loosely and hits just at the hips. Available in a variety of fabrics this tunic top is a great anywhere top. You can also layer it over tanks and of course this top looks great with jeans.
Split neck tunic tops of course don’t just come in basics; you’ll find great stylish split v tunic tops loaded with details too. Consider the Diva V Neck Tunic by designer AlixK that includes a beautiful design that is hand embroidered in a colorful feather pattern. The embroidery detail is really distinctive and beautiful giving this top an elegant look. This top is sure to make your friends ask “where did you get that?” Of course it still features the elegant split neckline and the length hits below the hips. This top is made from a cotton silk blend and this tunic top features satin around the hem and cuffs of the sleeves. A great feature of this cotton silk fabric blend is that it is still machine washable which makes this top even more versatile and comfortable to wear.
Finally consider another distinctive spin on the split neck tunic top, the short sleeve Front Yoke top from Sweet Pea by Stacy Frati. Accompanied by a beautiful pattern featuring a mix of pink, purple, melon (light orange), and even a hint of blue all contrasted by black down the center of the top and accenting the ruffled sleeves. This tunic top features a length just below the hips and is made from Sweet Pea’s signature nylon mesh fabric giving this top a great fit. The nylon mesh fabric is easy to care for and so comfortable to wear.
In short, all three of these examples of great split neck tunic tops give you a variety of ways to wear the same basic neckline featured with different patterns, styles and details. Despite all of these distinctions all three of these tops feature great individual style, comfort and wearability. You’ll notice that the distinctive look of each of these tops still incorporates the same basic style with unique accents or details. This style of tunic top is not necessarily something you see everyday and when combined with their added details you won’t find these tops just anywhere which is what we love to find at Vintage Fringe statement piece tops that give you the ability to create a distinctive style for yourself.
A classic jacket style is the bomber jacket. Modern twists on the bomber jacket have taken a typically masculine jacket and often convert it into something more feminine and fitted. Many modern jackets featuring some elements of the bomber jacket in a variety of fabrics and styles.
One of our favorite modern twists on the classic bomber jacket style is the Jersey Bomber Jacket by Zooey by Alice Heller. This bomber jacket is available in both black and navy. We love the fact that it isn’t leather the traditional bomber jacket fabric. Since we are always searching for pieces that help you create your own individual style, we were thrilled that this jersey bomber jacket is truly a distinctive piece. With a fold over collar if you decide to button it up all the way or a wide v neck type collar if you don’t. My personal favorite detail is the back which arches up giving it a completely unique surprise in back. Added modern, feminine touches include the oversized buttons, front pockets and a flared waist only in front. This version by Zooey features thick cotton so it is thicker than your basic sweatshirt, but equally soft which makes it a pleasure to wear.
Another alternative to the basic black bomber jacket is a beautiful Motorcycle Sweater by Velvet by Graham and Spencer. The Aspen Motorcycle sweater features an off center zipper all the way up to the top of the sweater. Of course you can’t forget the added details with zipper pockets and epaulets on the shoulders. This sweater still manages to be soft even though it is made with a wool nylon blend. This fabric of course makes it extremely warm! With a cropped length, this sweater really does have a modern, distinctive look and is the perfect piece for winter weather.
We also can’t forget mentioning other jacket alternatives like the Cropped Double Breasted Jacket also by Zooey by Alice Heller. The sister to the Black Bomber Jacket, this jacket features a fitted look with big buttons and a tie belt around the waist with belt loops. With a wide collar and also available in Black and Navy, this jacket is the perfect piece for fall or warmer winter weather. This jacket is also made with the heavy sweatshirt fabric that is so soft and machine washable. This great alternative to the Bomber Jacket is a great modern spin on another classic look of the pea coat.
In short, we love finding great modern versions of classic vintage favorites like the bomber jacket or the pea coat. These jacket alternatives are great examples of how many vintage elements are making comebacks in modern fashions. The bomber jacket look will always be a classic traditional style of jacket and we love finding jackets that really bring those classic fashions to the modern shopper with twists of details that add a modern flair to really make each of these pieces statement pieces that will become some of your favorite ways to create your own individual style.