30 Best Online Shopping Sites for Ladies on a Budget


Is there anything better than getting cosy on the couch on a rainy day and shopping through all the latest styles online? That rush of purchasing a new dress with a simple click is almost too good isn’t it? Too good and maybe a little too easy. If find yourself blowing your rent money on online shopping, it’s time to set a budget. We’re not saying that you need to give up online shopping altogether, just that you need to head to the right sites to save your hard-earned dollars. Try these 30 online destinations for styles that you’ll love at prices that you can afford.




If you haven’t shopped online at ASOS, you’ve seriously been missing out. This site is a one-stop destination for all of your fashion and beauty needs at a reasonable price. Filter through thousands of on-trend products from a variety of brands as well as the ASOS house labels.


Website: www.asos.com


2. Nasty Gal


Created by “girlboss” Sophia Amoruso, Nasty Gal began as a humble eBay store selling vintage clothing. Since then, the brand has grown into an e-commerce giant that sells a broad range of genuine vintage and new, vintage-inspired pieces. This site is perfect for girls with a little bit of attitude who like to have a lot of fun.


 Website:  www.nastygal.com


3. COS


COS is like the older, cooler and much more refined sister to H&M. Made by the same company, COS steers away from fads and passing trends while H&M embraces them. Offering a range of minimal and modern wardrobe essentials, COS will provide you with pieces that last beyond the current season. Although you will pay more than you would at H&M, you’ll get your money’s worth.


 Website:  www.cosstores.com


4. Forever21


Forever 21 offers super-affordable casualwear that is both cute and stylish. This user-friendly online store is the perfect place to pick up all the trends that you want to try without investing too much financially. The brand also loves social media and often re-posts customers’ photos, so get buying and then get snapping to feel the online love.


 Website: www.forever21.com


5. H&M


Do we even need to introduce H&M? The Swedish super-retailer is everyone’s first choice for affordable, fast-fashion clothing, and its online store makes it all available from the comfort of your home. Sit on the couch while stocking up on great basics, lingerie, trends, accessories, workwear, activewear and even homewares.


 Website: www.hm.com


6. Urban Outfitters


Urban Outfitters stocks a huge range of brands and styles so that you can find what you need for the price that you want. Filter products by categories, styles, lengths, sizes, colours, brands and prices to quickly hunt down key items, or just click through pages and browse all the lovely styles.


 Website: www.urbanoutfitters.com


7. Marks and Spencer


Marks and Spencer, which launched its Australian web store this year, offers a range of relaxed and chic styles that are all well within budget. Check out the brand’s extensive range of accessories to find affordable pieces to match every outfit. Also, explore the M&S & Alexa Chung Collaboration for great vintage-inspired styles.


Website: www.marksandspencerlondon.com


8. Free People


If you’re a free spirit or a hippy at heart, Free People is the online shopping destination for you. This bohemian retailer dishes up the goods when it comes to dreamy designs. Fill up your basket with wonderful pieces that are fit for brunch, the beach or a trip around the world. Also, take a look at the brand’s Movement label for great activewear.


Website:  www.freepeople.com


9. Cameo Collective


Cameo Collective creates incredible ready-to-wear designs with a unique and fashion-forward aesthetic. The brand’s pieces feature excellent cut and understated design details which elevate the range above other labels. With most styles sitting around the AU$200 mark, this online store is best to visit when you have a special occasion but are short on cash. Cameo’s styles feel and look like luxury-fashion for a fraction of the usual cost.


Website: www.cmeocollective.com


10. Topshop


One of our favourite British high street brands, Topshop, is also available online. This site offers all the great styles that you’re used to finding in store at the same affordable price. Tall, petite and maternity ranges are also on offer for those who want Topshop’s on-trend style but need a different fit. On top of all that, standard international delivery, which is up to 9 days to Australia, is free when you spend over £100.


b www.topshop.com


11. River Island


Famous for a range of collaborations, including two with Rihanna, River Island offers a range of styles and trends at very affordable prices. Head to the brand’s ‘Featured’ section on its website for inspiration on a range of themes, from workwear and going out styles, to holiday essentials.


Website: www.riverisland.com


12. Minkpink


Wild, playful and irreverent are just some of the words that Minkpink uses to describe its brand. This fast-fashion label offers cute clothes at very reasonable prices. Most products on offer are under AU$100, including dresses, tops and skirts, while a good coat or jacket tends to hit around the AU$150 mark. Also, check out this site’s standout selection of chic and somewhat quirky sunglasses before leaving.


Website: www.minkpink.com


13. ModCloth


Visit ModCloth if you’re on the lookout for indie, vintage and retro-inspired clothing and accessories. This brand’s democratising approach to fashion is incredibly refreshing, featuring a variety of models on its site and selling styles to suit everyone. Take a look at the dress section to find some truly beautiful pieces that are perfect for summer days and picnics in the park.


Website: www.modcloth.com


14. Finders


Finders (formally Finders Keepers) is an Australian label that specialises in effortlessly polished fashion. Much like its sister brand Cameo Collective, Finders offers luxury apparel at an affordable price. While Finders is available from a range of retailers, including ASOS and Nordstrom, there’s nothing like the convenience of shopping through a brand’s own online store. Check out the Finders website along with BNKR, which is run by the Finder’s parent company.


Website: www.finderskeepersthelabel.com.au


15. Boohoo.com


Boohoo.com is one of the world’s fastest growing e-commerce sites. The booming retailer offers non-stop fashion with up to 100 new pieces hitting the site every day. The majority of styles on offer are under AU$100, and some are even as low as $2, so fill up your basket without any pesky spending guilt.


Website: www.boohoo.com


16. Zara


When you want the runway look without the designer price tag, it’s best to head to Zara. This Spanish label is responsible for the fast-fashion movement and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. While Australia is still hoping and waiting for an online store, much of the rest of the world, including the U.S. and U.K., can already purchase from Zara.com with ease.


Website: www.zara.com


17. Missguided


Missguided is your online shopping destination for young and fun fashion. This site is perfect for anyone who’s not afraid to show a bit of skin. Low cut tops, bodycon dresses and short shorts are a regular occurrence here. Pick up a few of the brand’s continuously on-trend pieces as a cheap way to spice up your usual wardrobe.


Website: www.missguidedau.com


18. MRP


Head to MRP.com and what you’ll find is a great range of fashion and prices that barely head North of AU$75. This prominent South African brand sells a range of clothing and accessories under its three main house brands. Oakridge, RT and Red together provide a mixture of casualwear, formalwear, activewear and denim that’s just waiting to be shopped.


Website: www.mrp.com


19. Staple | The Label



Staple the Label is the kind of “cool girl” brand that manages to make comfortable and relaxed pieces look super elevated and sophisticated. Offering a range of contemporary loungewear, chic tailored pieces and perfect day-to-night dresses, this is the best site to visit when your current wardrobe is feeling much too immature.


Website: www.staplethelabel.com




Mango, also known as MNG, offers a broad range of minimally chic clothing and accessories. The brand’s designs are pieces that can be worn every day that easily blend into the rest of your wardrobe.


Website: www.shop.mango.com


21. Wanted


If you’re searching the website for fashionable and affordable footwear, you can’t scroll past Wanted. Purchasing budget heels can lead to disastrous and painful results, so skip the hassle and let Wanted help you out with their selection of top Australian footwear labels. Pick a perfect pair from the brands like in-house Wanted label, Alias Mae, Tony Bianco, Windsor Smith, The Mode Collective and more. Select from a great range of luxury designs that won’t break the bank. Pick up a pair of genuine leather high heels for around $150 and you’ll get your money’s worth.


Website: www.wantedshoes.com.au


22. Uniqlo


Uniqlo is the place to go for basics on a budget. You may not find the most fashionable pieces here, but you will find some great, quality pieces to be the core ingredients of your casual wardrobe. Think comfortable cotton hoodies, cashmere sweaters, down puffer jackets and essential seamless underwear, all for the lowest prices imaginable.


Website: www.uniqlbo.com


23. The Iconic


Ok, so everything on the Iconic may not meet your budget, but the site’s filters make that an easy problem to navigate. Just select your category and your price range and you’ll be shopping up a storm before you know it. The retailer offers a vast range of Australian and international brands with a focus on fashion and sportswear.


Website:  www.theiconic.com


24. Miss Selfridge


Miss Selfridge, which initially began as a part of Selfridges department store in the U.K., is now a part of the Arcadia Group, which owns Topshop. Visit this retailer’s site if you’re looking for fun party dresses or gorgeous daywear.


Website: www.missselfridge.com


25. Urban OG


Urban OG offers fashionably unique products that will no doubt spice up your wardrobe. Fashion-forward cuts and design details, along with bold, standout prints set this site apart from the others. You may not like every piece on offer but the ones that you do, they will be a steal.


Website: www.urbanog.com


26. Lulu’s


Lulu’s is the online store to turn to when you’re in need of a cute and fun dress but don’t want to spend too much. Although the retailer offers a range of other products, its vast and extensive offering of dresses is the real reason to visit the site. Pick up a few at once so that you won’t be stuck for outfit ideas when the weekend rolls round.


Website: www.lulus.com


27. &OtherStories


If you live in the U.K., U.S., or one of a selection of European countries, then you are lucky enough to be able to shop online at &OtherStories. The brand focuses on the whole outfit, making accessories an essential part of its business. The clothes are nice, but the pieces to buy are the bags, shoes, sunglasses and jewellery.


Website: www.stories.com


28. Evil Twin


Evil Twin is online-fashion for the girl who likes things a little grunge. The brand offers rough-around-the-edges styles that are perfect for days spent with friends and nights spent at music gigs. Sink your teeth into some faux leather, ripped denim and sheer fabrics with this brand.


Website: www.eviltwinthelabel.com

29. Showpo


Part of Showpo’s mission is to provide girls with fun, on-trend fashion that is affordable to all. In our eyes, the brand has certainly achieved this. Showpo’s styles are cute and flirty without being tacky. The site even offers a range of fashionable workwear that’s office appropriate but spending-savvy.


Website: www.showpo.com


30. Princess Polly


Shopping multiple brands that you love in one spot is as convenient as it is fun. Proving this point is the online retailer, Princess Polly. This site carries several fashionable and affordable brands, including Evil Twin, Minkpink, Somedays Lovin, The Fifth Label, Windsor Smith and Nobody Denim.


Website: www.princesspolly.com

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