My Favourite Clothing Stores

Where do I buy my clothes?

  1. H&M
    Brand origin: Swedish
Price: affordable-cheap
Sales: frequent; cheap
Stores: All over
Style: elegant, chic, “modern”
Good for: work, parties, casual
  1. Zara
    Brand origin: Spanish
Price: pricey-affordable
Sales: biannual-often; affordable, cheap
Stores: All over
Style: elegant, chic, casual
Good for: work, parties, casual
  1. Orsay
Brand origin: ?
Price: affordable-cheap
Sales: 4x a year?
Stores: Europe
Style: feminine, chic, “modern”
Good for: work, parties, casual
  1. Le Chateau
    Brand origin: Canadian
    Price: pricey
    Sales: biannual-rarely; affordable
    Stores: Canada & USA
    Style: elegant, chic
    Good for: work, parties, casual

  2. Online stores:

  • ASOS – dresses, shoes, misc. Free-worldwide shipping
  • ModCloth – pretty but pricey unique dresses, shoes, etc.
  1. Misc.
  • Suzy Shier
  • Smart Set
  • Jacob – as of 2014, this store is no longer in the market. It carried the best work and dress clothes.
  • Winners – many brand names for (more than) half the price!
  • Sears (clearance section) – as of 2012/3, many of the stores in Vancouver closed down but I have bought a few clothes from the clearance section.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company – the Boxing Day/Week and Bay Day sales are worth checking out.