Shopaholic's Guide to Buying Fashion and Beauty Online

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Overview

Bag the best and feel fabulous in the latest looks, the hottest heels and the newest beauty accessories, all delivered straight to your door…

If you thought you could save money by staying at home and avoiding the high street, the shopping mall or the West End, you can forget it.  Just rejoice in the fact that luxury labels, unique boutiques, high street brands, premium and hard-to-find cosmetics and skincare are all now readily available online and waiting for you to click through to browse and buy. What are you waiting for?

The featured websites have been handpicked and thoroughly researched by online shopping expert, Patricia Davidson, to bring you the complete low-down on product range, price range, delivery options, gift-wrapping, returns, and site usability.

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 "a really good guide to online shopping"  (Daily Mail, Monday 21st May 2007)

"With the help of this guide, you'll avoid any of those last-minute panic buys that translate into summer fashion disasters once you get to your destination." (Glamour Magazine, July 2007)

"…the ultimate guide to creating a fabulous wardrobe without leaving your sofa…this buying-bible is sure to become the must-have accessory for the smart fashionistas this season." (Daily Record, 9th June 2007)

"...it’s simpler than a stroll down the high street." (The Times Magazine, Sat 16th June)

"This week, if you only buy one thing, it has to be the ultimate guide to shopping on-line." (Allaboutyou.com, She magazine online)

"....this bible is sure to become the must-have accessory for the smart fashionistas this season." (Daily Record, Sat 23rd June)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841127798
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/16/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

After 12 years in the international designer fashion mail order business, Patricia Davidson started thesiteguide.com, an upmarket fashion, beauty and lifestyle website directory.  She’s a regular contributor to Conde Nast’s easylivingmagazine.com and has been published on online shopping in many women’s magazines and newspapers.  She’s the author of the bestselling Shopaholic’s Guide to Buying Online and has made numerous press and TV appearances, leading Eamon Holmes to dub her “The fairy godmother of online shopping”. She lives in Bucks with her husband, three children and two dogs.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

About the Author.

Introduction.

SECTION 1: FASHION FIX.

Chapter 1: Luxury Fashion Brands.

Chapter 2: Fashion Online.

Boutique Bliss.

Modern Fashion Retailers.

The High Street.

Chapter 3: The Knitwear Store.

Chapter 4: Tall and Plus Sizes.

Chapter 5: Shop America.

Chapter 6: Sportswear to look great in.

Chapter 7: Handbag Temptation.

The A List.

Carry These without Breaking the Bank.

Bag a Bargain.

Chapter 8: Kick your Heels.

Luxury Heels.

Affordable Heels.

Chapter 9: Lingerie.

Chapter 10: Resortwear Store.

Chapter 11: Modern Maternity.

Chapter 12: Sunglasses.

Chapter 13: Jewellery and Watches.

Luxury jewels.

Gorgeous and Accessible.

Fashion Rocks.

Watches.

Chapter 14: Leather, Shearling and Fake Fur.

Chapter 15: The Accessory Store - scarves, shawls, belts, gloves and more.

SECTION 2: FASHION FOR MEN.

Chapter 16: Shirts, Ties, Cufflinks and Belts.

Chapter 17: Tailoring and Formalwear.

Chapter 18: Best of the Casuals.

Chapter 19: Shoes and Accessories.

Chapter 20: Men’s Toiletries.

SECTION 3: PAMPER YOURSELF.

Chapter 21: Fragrance, Bath and Body.

Chapter 22: Beauty Accessories.

Chapter 23: Healthcare and Contact Lenses.

Chapter 24: Hair and Nails.

Chapter 25: Scented Candles.

Chapter 26: Modern Skin Care and Cosmetics.

Chapter 27: Natural and Organic Beauty.

Chapter 28: The Beauty Specialists.

Chapter 29: Travel Products.

Chapter 30: Spas and Pamper Days Out.

Chapter 31: Pampering Gifts.

Chapter 32: Beauty Buying Guide.

SECTION 4: USEFUL INFORMATION.

Chapter 33: Top Tips for Safe Online Shopping.

Chapter 34: Deliveries and Returns - What to look for and how to make them easier.

Chapter 35: Help if Something Goes Wrong..

Chapter 36: UK, European and US Clothing Size Conversions.

Chapter 37: Fashion and Beauty Trend Watch.

Chapter 38: The Top 20 Websites for Busy Women.

Index.

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