To rephrase the words of Forrest Gump, “Online shopping is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” Online shopping has literally left us spoilt for choice. From bracelets to clothes to closets, every query is sure to give you at least a 100 results. This and the sheer discounts you get has made online shopping a favorite amongst many, but there are still things that you can’t be too sure of while buying online.
Shoes. Shoe shopping can be very difficult, given how every brand’s sizes differ from each other. Apart from that, the fit and the comfort of the shoe is something you can’t predict while buying them online. You may also get a pair that looks completely different from what is shown in the picture. However, with these few tips in your basket, you’ll shopping your shoes like a pro in no time!
Is the style on or off?
There are a number of website available these days for fashion shopping. Most of them, along with many fashion bloggers release look books every week. These look books and a careful browsing of most website will help you understand what styles are latest and which ones are old.
Is it your size?
The most important factor of buying a shoe is its size and fit. Every brand has a different sizing and therefore, you can’t buy the same size for every manufacturer. However, to tackle this problem, most brands have a size chart available for you while you look for shoes. This will help you match your foot size with the shoes and hence, make a correct choice.
Is it well built?
It might be difficult to understand if the shoe is rightly built with the help of just a picture, but most websites put up the image of the entire shoe, where you can zoom in to see how it’s made as well. The website also write a brief content about the material used for making the shoes and its soles, which will help you make an informed decision about the quality of it. If the shoes don’t seem comfortable enough or their making seems a bit off, don’t buy them.
Are the heels the right one for you?
Apart from the size and the comfort of the show, it is also important to understand the material used to make it and the quality of the same. Thus, the type of heel, its size, the material used in making the shoe and its color are equally important factors. The various pictures of the shoes from several angles on the website help a lot with this.
Can you return it?
Buying shoes online are always easier said than done. Even if you follow all the tips, it might happen that at times, you end up with a shoe you don’t like or changed your time about. Thus, it is crucial to read about the return policy of them. You should always know if your shoes can be returned and refunded for. The time period of return, and the mode of payment by the website should also be noted down before buying anything even from the most trustworthy sites.