Update April 2020: Shop Canadian! See the best online shopping sites from Canadian retailers here. 

AHAlife

Based in: New York; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships to Canada.

Our web editor Noah Lehava’s previously well-kept secret, AHAlife is a curated art, fashion and lifestyle e-commerce site curated by global “tastemakers” (the likes of Diane von Furstenberg and Tim Gunn) from all walks of style.

Our go-to for:
Stumbling upon aha! finds we didn’t know that we needed to know: one-of-a-kind home décor pieces, a Swarovski crystal-embellished clutch handcrafted in Italy and Argan gift soaps.

Reformation

Based in: Los Angeles; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships to Canada.

How do the stylish get dressed in the morning? With a closet full of Reformation’s best. Not only is this brand always on trend, every piece they put out is 100% sustainable.

Our go-to for:
The most beautiful long and flowy spring dresses, dainty floral prints, and sustaibable denim jeans.

SSENSE

Based in: Montreal; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships across Canada.

The online shopping go-to that offers every look, style and colour. With over 500 luxury labels, emerging designers and streetwear brands for both men and women, it’s safe to say SSENSE is the best of the best

Our go-to for: The online shopping equivalent of Saturday afternoon browsing—inspiration, sales and window-shopping for ideas on what to pair with floral trousers this season. Then clicking enter and waiting for the entire look to arrive.

ASOS

Based in: U.K.; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships across Canada.

With over 850 brands, as well as their own range of clothing and accessories, ASOS is a collection of the latest on-trend finds.

Our go-to for: A one stop fashion shop featuring pastel spring styles, prom dresses, trendy prints, and the hottest denim jeans.

Not Just A Label

Based in: U.K.; prices listed in Pounds Sterling and ships to Canada.

This spotlight on “pioneers in contemporary fashion” first shone in 2008, and has since swelled to a roster of designers from around the globe that includes “Black Sheep” (promising fashion influencers) to local favourites (hey, AMANDALEWKEE!) in womenswear, menswear, shoes and accessories.

Our go-to for: Perusing the looks and lookbooks of hidden gem-designers emerging onto the fashion scene out of every corner of the globe.

Net-a-Porter

Based in: New York; prices listed in U.S. dollars and ships to Canada.

The curated runway shopping site-cum-nouveau fashion editorial outlet, Net-a-Porter has revolutionized the online shopping experience to the refined prestige and ease of perusing an art gallery.

Our go-to for: Must-have designer pieces each season, striking gold cuffs (this spring, in particular) and workout tips for fitting into your splashy denim jeans, apparently.

Simons

Based in: Montreal; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships across Canada.

Featuring Canadian designers, this online site offers a unique shopping experience that combines fashion and Canadian history. Plus, there’s also a variety of home goods to scroll through.

Our go-to for: The trendiest sustainable fashion, accessories, and boho-chic home decor.

eBay

Based in: Sourced from all over the globe; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships to Canada.

An oldie but goodie, eBay has been an early online stand-in for that fabulous great aunt who nonchalantly showers us with vintage Chanel that we all wish we could have. Bid on new and used luxe pieces, as well as electronics, art and an Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany’s evening gown Barbie doll.

Our go-to for: The thrill of the hunt and the exhilaration of bidding on vintage designer duds. As with any worthwhile online find, patience and lighting-fast clicking are virtues.

The Outnet

Based in: New York; prices listed in U.S. dollars and ships to Canada.

Like a ridiculously lucky younger sister, The Outnet (Net-a-Porter’s outlet site) receives fabulous and brand new hand-me-downs and retails them at significantly slashed prices. Likely the most vibrant and heady collection of discounted designer goods around.

Our go-to for: Alexander Wang pumps (we’ll take any size!) and the online-exclusive Oscar de la Renta collection for TheOutnet.com.

Byronesque

Based in: New York/Paris/U.K; prices listed in U.S. dollars, Sterling Pounds and Japanese yen.

A stylish blast from the past, Byronesque curates vintage finds from top fashionable locales and arranges them in delectable editorial spreads, including one inspired by the flamboyant look of Boy George.

Our go-to for: Oft-forgotten designer pieces—think John Galliano’s 1984 Central Saint Martin’s graduate collection—on display for sartorial homage and purchase. Or both.

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