It is that time of the year that shopping tips and top ten lists are going to be coming out to describe the best or worst of this or that. I am going to talk about some of the best online shopping tips ever. The plus size community on the Internet has come a long way since 2004 and is getting better by the day. When it comes to shopping tips the community that has been undeserved and discriminated against for decades has risen to the shopping occasion with a vengeance.
Top 9 + 1 Plus Size Online Shopping Tips
- Plus Size Blogs – Following these ladies and men like me share shopping finds on a daily basis
- Social Media – Between Facebook and Twitter there is always something to be found if you follow the hashtag #plussize
- Shop off season – The best deals can most times be found shopping off season
- Combine coupons – Lots of times merchants have coupons to go with specific sale items – In some cases you can save up to 70%
- Newsletters – Even though this is not as popular as it was a few years ago there are still gems to be found by subscribing
- Buy in bulk – When shopping online your competition is the entire Internet, if you find something you like buy it in several colors
- Off the beaten path – The usual suspects are not always were you will find gems non-plus size stores are getting better about plus sizes
- Independent designers – Not only will you get one of a kind garments but you can get them at a lower cost in some cases
- Mix and Match – Many separates that make different looks will make your closet stretch further than purchasing outfits
- Measurements – Always have current measurements a.k.a within six months on you at all times for easy online shopping tips
In one way or another long time Full Figure plus readers have read these tips from me before. The point is to drive home that shopping online is not hard if you go in with a plan.