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The pros and cons of all our favourite online luxury shopping destinations

11 June 2018

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Here’s your little black book for buying designer pieces online.

Thanks to the exponential growth of the digital world over the past decade, getting your hands on those Balenciaga boots or that Acne Studios knitwear you’ve been eyeing up has become that much easier. Gone are the days when you had to physically be in Paris, New York, London or Milan to make a designer purchase, (or bribe an overseas family member to post the item via ‘snail mail’).

Fast forward to present day where in addition to the designer’s physical online store, we now have a range of boutiques stocking every designer we could wish for. But with variety and easy access at just a click away, how does one determine who and where to purchase luxury goods online from?

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Thanks to the insights of our own *ahem* expert team of shoppers here at FQ, we’ve rounded up the ultimate guide to purchasing a designer item online plus all the pros and cons of the best luxury online boutiques. And aside from getting the lowdown on where to shop and when, you might just discover a new gem-of-a-store that’ll become your go-to.

Scroll through the gallery below to see the pros and cons of all of our  favourite online luxury shopping destinations:

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