In an era of never-ending Zoom calls and FaceTimes, you want to look your best. And sometimes looking your best means not looking like everyone else.
Mango, Zara, and H&M are great stores, but it seems like every shopping center in the world has at least one of these three stores. We’ve rounded up 6 of the best places to find cutting edge fashion- all retailers that offer delivery to Israel- without breaking the bank.
Ask any 13-30 year old fashionista to list the most popular brands or stores today, and chances are good Shein will be top of the list. Shein is the Chinese fast-fashion retailer that’s quickly become a top online shopping destination for Gen Z and other young shoppers who want cool fashion both quickly and at low costs.
Shein definitely caters to the young, mobile-first generation, in that they don’t have physical stores and are online only (although they do have a super-popular app, too). The mobile-first retailer has rocketed to stardom thanks to engaging content (videos and posts) and ads on Instagram and TikTok. On TikTok, it’s common for young, Gen Z shoppers to post about their “hauls.” This means users are proudly posting videos and stories of their super-affordable purchases, tagging Shein, and thus expanding Shein’s reach and visibility further, because these fans do it for free, and share with their friends.
Shein is famous for their super on-trend clothing at jaw-droppingly low prices. But beyond the affordable clothing, shoes, and accessories, Shein often offers additional discounts. Fo instance in their “Buy More, Save More” sale, Israeli shoppers can save an extra 15% off of a ₪300 purchase, or an extra 20% off a ₪500 purchase.
They also offer Free Shipping to Israel with a qualifying minimum spend. Shein shoppers can get free standard to Israel on purchases of ₪160, and free expedited shipping on orders over ₪395.
For shoppers looking for the newest drops to the Shein collection, the brand makes it very simple to find the newest items for sale. All someone has to do is click on the “New In” tab and select either the category (New in Tops, New in Coats & Jackets, New in Denim, etc), or even by release date. Shein allows you to search for site additions by date!
Light in the Box
While they may not be as popular as Shein or ASOS, Light in the Box is a favorite among young women AND men looking for super affordable clothes, accessories, shoes, bags, cosmetics, home decor, baby and kids clothing and more.
One of the best reasons to love Light in the Box, is the additional savings opportunities. While these change all the time, it seems like Light in the Box Israel is always offering some sort of additional discount or sale, on top of the already reasonable prices. Examples include clearance items up to 80% off, Buy More, Save More promotions (Buy 2, Save 10%, Buy 3 Save 15%) and deals like an extra 10% off orders of €60+.
Another reason shoppers keep coming back to Light in the Box is the ever-changing merchandise selection. Sure, regular stores change out what they sell each season, but not nearly as fast as Light in the Box does. Because they’re a fast-fashion retailer that cuts out the middleman (Light in the Box manufactures the clothes and sells them directly to consumers) they can turn around new merchandise really quickly. In fact, Light in the Box is able to release over 1,000 new items per day. One thousand new items EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. That is mindblowing.
Sure, it can be nerve wracking shopping from a new retailer that is based in China, but shoppers in Israel can feel confident because Light in the Box not only offers secure payment and a return period (in case you change your mind about a purchase or it simply doesn’t fit), but they’ve also partnered with shipping behemoth DHL for quick delivery to Israel..
So be sure to get that new coat, athleisure wear, or even a dress for your friend’s wedding, because with selections changing so rapidly- and items so affordable- it may be gone next week!
After all of the pandemic lockdown, women in Israel are ready to look good and go out! But what to wear that looks cool and won’t break the bank? Check out BoutiqueFeel, an online-only retailer that offers sexy, on-trend, and affordable fashion options.
Since its 2015 founding, BoutiqueFeel has grown to become a go-to for young women looking for affordable dresses, tops, lingerie, and more. BoutiqueFeel now offers shipping to nearly every country in the world- including Israel- while continuing to release tons of new styles each week.
Women who love flaunting their curves in figure-hugging dresses, high-waisted pants, fitted skirts, and deep-neck blouses and tops are in luck at BoutiqueFeel. The brand’s collections include sleek black dresses, pants, skirts, halter tops, wtc, as well as items emblazoned with bolder patterns like florals, plaids, and animal prints.
As with other popular fast-fashion retailers who have extensive online followings and release a lot of new items each week, BoutiqueFeel offers an app in both Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store, where shoppers can make one-click purchases and even get exclusive pricing offers. BoutiqueFeel has also partnered with a company called Klarna, which offers shoppers the ability to buy now, pay later.
Although there are a number of app-based fast-fashion retailers, BoutiqueFeel is unmatched by their level of customer service. We’ve never found a similar brand that offers live support via Facebook Chat, Twitter, Instagram, email, or phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Yes, really. So if you have any questions about sizing, placing an order, or return policy, you can get a REAL LIVE PERSON day or night. Bravo, BoutiqueFeel.
Click here to go directly to BoutiqueFeel Israel.
Australian-based Ally Fashion offers awesome styles for all occasions, at accessible prices, with 400 new styles dropping each week, so it’s easy to always look on point after shopping at Ally Fashion.
In addition to their great prices and on-trend clothing choices, one of the best things about Ally Fashion is their focus on body positivity and inclusion. This starts with their extension of their plus/curve collection, to include more choices for fuller figured shoppers. But their commitment to inclusion extends as Ally Fashion works with models of different shapes and sizes. This allows all shoppers to feel represented and imagine how an item would look on their body. And Israeli shoppers know the items they see on Ally Fashion will be the same in real life, as the brand doesn’t digitally alter the model’s appearance or airbrush images.
Regardless of size, the selection of clothing offered at Ally Fashion Israel is massive and includes hundreds of online-only finds. There are styles ranging from mini dresses, midi dresses, and maxi dresses, to floral dresses, linen dresses, and slip dresses, as well as styles like boho dresses, long sleeve dresses, bodycon dresses, and party dresses. Shoppers with little ones will also love the mommy and me styles.
Additional clothing options include tons of choices for pants, coats, swimwear, lingerie, and more. Styles for these items- and more- are extensive and include granularity of skirt style (ex: , floral skirts, skater skirts, tennis shirts, a line skirts, knit skirts, slip skirts, satin skirts, ruffle skirts, wrap skirts, animal skirts, and skirts of varying lengths. Ally Fashion even sells the 90s classic- skorts (skirt/short combos)! Tops are available in styles like crop tops, bracelets, wrap tops, blouses, cami tops, off-the-shoulder tops, and of course, t-shirts. Ally also sells large collections of denim, plus size/curve collections, and accessories, too.
It’s easy to shop Ally Fashion from Israel. While Australians can drop into one of the over 150 physical stores throughout the country, fashionistas living in Israel can still shop online… and Ally Fashion offers easy, flat rate shipping to all countries outside of Australia. The good news is that the rate is flat, the slightly less than good news is that it’s $25 AUS for anywhere in the world. This equates to about €15 Euro/₪ 58, which isn’t terrible. But to make the shipping cost “more worthwhile,” consider placing a larger order, or pool orders with friends to split shipping costs.
London-founded fast-fashion behemoth Boohoo is one of the hottest names in fashion right now. They’ve achieved international superstardom, largely thanks to their presence on social. There, Boohoo boasts over 10 million followers, and these legions of loyal fans are also big time buyers.
Boohoo’s most ardent fan base- usually young women- love that the brand drops over 500 new pieces every week (that’s nearly 100 per day!). This constant addition of items ensures a robust selection of the trendiest items, in multiple sizes and colors.
The brand categorizes merchandise by item type (pants, shirts, etc), but then further sub categorizes them to make it easier to find exactly what someone is looking for. For instance, dresses are sorted by occasion (going out, formal, prom, etc) length and fit (midi dresses, maxi, dresses, wrap dresses, bodycon, etc), as well as overall style (blazer dresses, corset dresses, satin dresses, puff sleeve dresses, as well as linen look dresses, skater dresses, smock dresses, halter dresses). Boohoo organizes pant styles by fit (everything from skinnies to wide leg, flared cuts to joggers, and even culottes), as well as styles like mom jeans, faux leather pants, paper bag pants, and striped pants. Popular shirt styles include crop tops, smock tops, and corsets.
Girls who are tall, petite, curvy, or pregnant know how tough it can be to find cool, on-trend items for their shapes. So shoppers with these body types will appreciate the extensive collections for each of these fit styles.
Boohoo regularly has massive sales (think “60% off everything”) and offer regular promotions on things like shipping, duties, and taxes, making Boohoo an affordable option to spruce up any wardrobe.
In the past few years, both social and mainstream media have made body positivity is one of the hottest social topics among young people. And one of the companies leading the change to represent people of all body types in both media campaigns (advertising) and in clothing styles offered is ASOS. The brand is breaking barriers in that they work with 200+ models with different shapes and sizes. Asos also doesn’t digitally alter or retouch images, so what you see in photos is how the clothes really look.
When ASOS first started about 20 years ago, their niche was reproducing popular outfits from film and television- think the red leather jacket Brad Pitt wore in Fight Club or the yellow plaid skirt set Alicia Silverstone sported in Clueless. However, they shed their knockoff niche within a few years of founding and now create and curate the most in-demand looks. In addition to the 30+ brands created by in-house designers and offered exclusively through ASAO, they’ve also curated over 850 additional brands to their online store. By offering many brands through one site, shoppers can create their own multi-brand looks without having to spend a ton on shipping from multiple stores. Popular brands like Bershka, Levi’s, Missguided, Nike, and Pull& Bear can all be found on the ASOS website, and offer the best way to get brands like Levi’s and Missguided in Israel, as they don’t ship directly
ASOS is also a bit different in the fashion space, as the retailer also offers a large collection of men’s apparel and shoes (in addition to the expected women’s collection) including items like jeans, hoodies and sweatshirts, polo shirts, chinos, activewear, loungewear, shorts, swimwear, tracksuits, coats, and underwear.