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    I hate online clothes shopping as I find my figure usually looks terrible in most clothes - they always look great in the pics and on the models but when they arrive I look awful in them.

    However I just bought 4 dresses from modcloth.com in the USA (a bit reckless given my usual online clothes shopping experiences) and three of them look great on me! 3 out of 4 is pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shelle65 View Post
    I hate online clothes shopping as I find my figure usually looks terrible in most clothes - they always look great in the pics and on the models but when they arrive I look awful in them.

    However I just bought 4 dresses from modcloth.com in the USA (a bit reckless given my usual online clothes shopping experiences) and three of them look great on me! 3 out of 4 is pretty good.
    I've had the same issue with online shopping - look great on the website but awful when I put them on. I'm tall so more times than not dresses end up being too short on me... and often too baggy as I try to buy a bigger size to get a longer length!

    Anyway... I've been looking at buying a few dresses on modcloth lately so your post really gives me some hope! Did you find them to be true to size? I'm a 10-12 in AU sizes which often translates to an S in American sizes or sometimes an M. It's confusing! I notice they have reviews from customers on their website for each dress though so that should help me figure it out.

    I buy all my jeans off the US site luckybrand.com and they always fit me perfectly, I loooooove them. Otherwise I buy brands like Princess Highway, Revival, Minkpink for casual. Then gravitate to Cue, Country Road, Ted Baker stuff for formal/work. I also like to buy vintage bits & pieces off eBay when I'm feeling particularly fashion 'brave'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bitterpure View Post
    I've had the same issue with online shopping - look great on the website but awful when I put them on. I'm tall so more times than not dresses end up being too short on me... and often too baggy as I try to buy a bigger size to get a longer length!

    Anyway... I've been looking at buying a few dresses on modcloth lately so your post really gives me some hope! Did you find them to be true to size? I'm a 10-12 in AU sizes which often translates to an S in American sizes or sometimes an M. It's confusing! I notice they have reviews from customers on their website for each dress though so that should help me figure it out.
    I'm a size 12 in AU sizes, and I bought size L from modcloth - the three that looked good fit really well (except too big in the bust area, but my boobs are small so that is kind of unavoidable). I went with the measurements on the website - ie I measured my waist, hips etc and matched up with the sizing on each dress. The dress that I don't like is huuuuge - size M would have been fine. I'm thinking of taking it to a tailor to see if I can do something with it to make it fit. Otherwise I might just sell it on ebay and get a few dollars back.

    Definitely have a look at the reviews for each dress - I decided against a number of dresses because people with my figure (pear shaped with large hips/bum) said the dress didn't work for them.

    Just note - the dresses I got are quite short, so check the length measurement too.

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    I wouldn't know where to start! I have that many ebay sites I frequently buy from. I get some really unique clothes from America. Oh and the shoes... heaven

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    Suprè mostly
    I need to go on a proper shopping spree for clothes at decent stores, so subscribing for later.

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    Dotti.
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    Valley girl
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    I also love op shops - I've found some really awesome stuff. We have an op shop nearby that stocks higher end fashion - I paid just 20 for a Chanel bag that was in perfect condition!

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    Kookai, Temt, Valley Girl, Forever New and Witchery. I don't really buy too much online. Except bras. I just bought a heap from boobytrapwarehouse. So hard to get my size anywhere! Also topshop do a great range for petites

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    Quote Originally Posted by mum2mj View Post
    Boohoo.com is from uk and free shipping to Australia. And also birdsnest.com.au is also an awesome site!!
    Just checked out birdsnest and it's amazing! Not the cheapest but nice clothes!


 

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