European stores we need in the US
There are so many amazing European stores that need to make their way over the pond ASAP. A lot of the trendy stores that Europeans love were founded in the UK. (No one does High Street Fashion like the Brits). With countless trendy stores that sell affordable clothes, Europeans have way more options and it’s probably the reason many think they are more stylish than Americans. Lucky for us, thanks to modern day transportation, we aren’t left out of the loop. Many of these stores offer International shipping.
Lipsy This UK store has been around since the late 80s. It’s popularity in American has been steadily growing thanks to a successful social media presence and collaborations with American celebrities like Ariana Grande. If you live in the UK, you can find lipsy dresses in upscale department stores like House of Fraser and Debenhams. Lipsy is a great place to find quality outfits for work and other professional events or for date nights.
River Island River Island has been around since the 40s. It has evolved from a fruit vendor to the high street fashion brand we know today. It has more than 350 stores in four continents. It doesn’t have a US store yet, but don’t worry, USA hasn’t been completely left out. The retailer collaborated with Rihanna back in 2013. The US online store carries hundreds of items, shipping is fast and there’s a 15% discount for new shoppers. You’re welcome.
Dorothy Perkins Dorothy Perkins is a multinational fashion retail brands what has been around since the 1900s. It’s parent company Arcadia Group, also owns Miss Selfridge and Topshop. Unlike it’s Sister company TopShop, Dorothy is yet to make the voyage acroos the pond. We hope that changes soon. Dorothy Perkins sells affordable shoes, accessories and clothing of a large range of sizes ranging from a UK 6 – 22. They have several lines which include Tall, Maternity and Petite collections.
Missguided Missguided launched in 2009 and quickly became an online favorite for young adults. This retailer has a huge collection of fashionable clothes at extremely reasonable rices. Missguided first broke into the US market through a collaboration with Nordstrom. A collection was launched with Nicole Scherzinger which helped the UK based company gain more popularity in the US. Apart form their website, you can also find missguidded pieces on popular shopping sit Asos. Missguided also offers a 40% student discount.
Next Founded in 1864 as a tailor shop, Next has evolved over the years to become what it is today. Next overtook Marks & Spencer in 2012 to become the largest retailers in the UK by sales. It has over 200 stores internationally and over 500 in the UK alone. Next caters to women, men and children. Some stores also carry homeware, beauty products and more. The retailer has specialised websites for the different countries it caters to. It’s US counterpart nextdirect.com constantly offers frequent promotions and free three day shipping.