Comment on Five US fashion brands we’d love to see in the UK by Lenandrea.
I wish Modcloth & Redbubble (or something like it) shipped to Canada without duties. Or that their products could qualify as gifts, which evade duty, I guess?
Modcloth has a lot of great dresses, sweaters, and accessories. It also has a great system of eliminating confusion about sizing. It’s weak on underwear, pants that aren’t jeans, & pricing. Also, too many items are dry clean only. So far for me, it’s a window shopping site (I also vote in their Be the Buyer section, which has members vote on proposed designs or existing items that Modcloth might carry).
Redbubble screenprints original designs onto American Apparel shirts & hoodies (it also sells prints & stickers). It has a lot of stuff: geeky fandom things, funny sayings and other stuff. I recently bought 5 t-shirts – one was Jurassic Park & Firefly/Serenity related, another was A Song of Ice & Fire/Game of Thrones, one was The Birds (Hitchcock), one was Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, & one was Lord of the Rings. This kind of thing is really cool for fandoms that are smaller, or have overpriced merchandise, or crappy merchandise, or good stuff that doesn’t focus on what you love about the fandom.
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