what online sites do you use for shopping

just a fun poll to see where we shop online

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  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Torrid
  • Hot Topic
  • Macy's
  • JC Penneys
  • Sears
  • Amazon
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Fredericks of Hollywood
  • Forever 21
  • Lane Bryant
  • other
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    • #493257
      Jennifer Swanson
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      Registered On: April 20, 2019
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      I use wish.com for bras, panties, tops, skirts and dresses.  Be careful.  The less expensive items aren’t worth it

      For shoes I use torrid.  They have great prices and go up to Womens 14.

      dont forget thrift stores.  Sometimes you can find wonderful clothes dirt cheap .

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      sarasue olson
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      Registered On: October 7, 2018
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      I prefer shopping in person, but  living in A very small town I do shop online at woman within and rue 21 and forever 21, also I get great buys on ebay.

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      Jenn Senon
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      Registered On: June 30, 2018
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      I try to shop locally, but more and more stores are shutting down in my town.  That leaves me pretty much with Target, T J Maxx, or Ross.  When I am out of own, I often find myself at VS or Macy’s.  Online, I have found http://www.glamourboutique.com to be affordable and diverse.

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      Melanie Mayer
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      Registered On: April 25, 2021
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      In Germany I would try Bonprix or classic Baur for jeans or dresses. With a smaller budget I turn to the Chinese shops of Shein or Floryday for coats and boots, although finding correct measuring can be difficult and delivery takes its time.

      Mel

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      Grace Scarlett
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      Registered On: February 16, 2021
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      Hello. Billiejay…hope you’re having a good day.

      Now we are coming out of lockdown, I will be using ” real ” stores in town to buy my clothes and shoes….I love the little independent shops, quirky and different.

      I will still use Amazon for my makeup and perfume. I always buy the same products so the quality hardly ever changes…..and the next day it’s on my doorstep.

      Huggs, grace x

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      Donna
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      like shopping locally if can like Dillard, Macy, Kohls, VS

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      K Swim
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      Registered On: July 8, 2019
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      This poll…is it explicitly for where we buy our crossdressing items, or for anything?

      • #491056
        BillieJay
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        it was intended for crossdressing, but it can be applied to anything, dear. I wasn’t specific…

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          K Swim
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          In that case, I selected “other” in your poll because I use ebay and Aliexpress for all my crossdressing purchases. I do shop on Walmart (in store, not online) and Amazon, but I don’t buy my feminine clothes there.

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      Petra Sue
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      Registered On: March 14, 2021
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      I’ve ordered a few dresses from eshakti.com, they have larger sizes and you can do some customization (neck, sleeve length, skirt length) plus you can specify how tall you are, which helps to get the proportions right.

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      Michelle Trott
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      Registered On: April 7, 2021
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      I like to buy in person enfemme. But I have purchased a lot from Venus. Maybe it my style preference but I like a lot of their clothes.

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        BillieJay
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        me, too.
        Mrs Jay usually goes with me… including today.
        do you think this goes with…
        and I need…

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      Jeannie Jones
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      Registered On: October 9, 2020
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      Besides VS I go to Bare Necessities Woman Within and Kate and Laura’s Fancy Satin Panties😊

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    • #490877
      Jill
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      Registered On: December 22, 2015
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      Nordstrom

      Nordstrom Rack

      Dillard’s

      Soft Surrounding

      Dress Barn

      Tommy Bahama

       

       

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      Regi Kelly
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      Registered On: October 9, 2020
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      The dragqueen closet, EnFemme, Simmons, ChicMe, are a few I have used not on your list
      Cant do brick and mortar here for god knows how long, and a girl has to shop!!
      Hugs, Regi.

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    • #437127
      Sandy Craig
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      Registered On: March 18, 2018
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      I checked “Other”.

      For the most part-like 95%, my shopping is in person and in fem. My preference by far and I want to know how the item fits and looks before buying.

      I do buy online though from the following places, Nordstrom’s, White House Black Market, Macy’s (maybe I should have checked this!), DSW Shoes and a few times from eBay.

      Typically when I buy online it’s because the store does not have my size in stock or a Said item is not sold in the store as many places have more products online (sadly now even more so). WHBM is a prime example of this and there is a plus to WHBM sizing-No other women’s clothing I’ve found has the consistency of fit as their products.

      I did not check Amazon because I don’t buy clothes there however I do purchase my fingernail blanks and adhesive tabs from them.

      I do my best to support brick and mortar stores local to me.

      Sandy

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    • #437021
      Polly Stewart
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      Registered On: January 2, 2021
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      Hi Billie-Jay

      An interesting but American-centric poll. I do recognize many of the sites you post but only one of them raises my ire… Amazon! I just cannot stand Jeff Bezos and what he stands for! A multi Billionaire and he just can’t seem to part from his money! His ex-wife donates huge amounts to charity but him… NO!
      He even has been rumoured to want to buy Cyprus! Call it Amazonia! Idiot!
      In New Zealand thee is a great site called TradeMe… check it out!

      xx Polly

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    • #436559
      Steph Cee
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      Registered On: October 11, 2020
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      For clothing I’ve also gone to the local thrift stores where there is a surprising amount of women’s clothing in my size. For online lingerie, I’ve used curvynbeautiful.com as they have a great selection of “big girl” undergarments and costumes at decent prices. I’ve also visited Shein.com recently as they have some decent stuff at good prices for those of us on a budget.

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      Steph Cee
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      For clothing I’ve also gone to the local thrift stores where there is a surprising amount of women’s clothing in my size. For online lingerie, I’ve used curvy beautiful.com as ithey have a great selection of “big girl” undergarments and costumes at decent prices. I’ve also visited Shein.com recently as they have some decent stuff at good prices for those of us on a budget.

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      Sandy Jayson
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      Registered On: September 29, 2019
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      To date I’ve used Amazon once.  Twice used Thred up, very low prices on gently used clothes ( first time spent $80 on a couple of boxes of clothes), you need to know your sizes!  Shopped Marshall’s for panties and sleepwear.  shopped HSN and bought a nice jacket and a couple of bra and panty sets.

      Sandy

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    • #436296
      Michele
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      Registered On: September 19, 2020
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      I buy my stockings, Hanes Silk Reflections Thigh-High Stockings, from Amazon as well as an occasional pair heels if I see something I like.

      I buy a lot of outfits from Shein.  They’ve got great prices, but the shipping is no where near as quick as Amazon.  Also, Shein doesn’t carry much in larger sizes, but I wear a size 8 or 10 dress so it’s not an issue for me.

      Janet’s Closet is another site I use too.

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      • #491729
        Melanie Mayer
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        Registered On: April 25, 2021
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        Shein has great range of PU skirts for big girls too. With coats I would go for Floryday. Same category of Chinese shop.

        Mel

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      Wendy Swift
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      Registered On: May 11, 2020
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      Amazon for sure, it is so easy to add to cart and my total is usually over $35 so free shipping.  Most times amazon is fast with their shipping and I am not even a prime member.

      The other sites I shop on are :

      – le chateau, this is my fave as they have the latest styles and clearance section prices are really reasonable.  unfortunately, they are closing for good, a victim of covid.

      – aliexpress.  I’ve bought a small handful of clothing from them, and I’m on the fence on their clothing.  Pricing is excellent, but fit/finish/quality is somewhat questionable.  Bulk of my purchases from aliexpress are swimsuits.

      – sporting life.  I’ve only bought swimsuits from these guys, and they are pretty good.  Right now because it is off season, some of their suits have been discounted.

      – sport chek.  Again, only swimsuits.  Now that is it off season, selection isn’t great, but during regular season, good selection but prices can be high.

       

       

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    • #436229
      Kathryn Lynn Peters
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      Registered On: October 10, 2016
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      Nordstrom Rack, Ulta, Sephora. Gonna try Ebay!

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    • #436174
      Jamie Taal
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      Registered On: June 14, 2019
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      I do a lot of shopping on Ebay, Mecari and Poshmark. If you know your size and how specific brands fit you can get great deals on high end clothes without the guilt. There are even occasions when I’v seen someone wear something beautiful and then find it on these sites after narrowing my search parameters. I’m on them daily.

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    • #436073
      Lucinda Hawkns
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      Registered On: September 1, 2015
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      I shop at stores like Walmart, target, on line stores, salvation army, good dresses cheap, plus you can try on there with no trouble.  I just ask if I can try on first to make sure it will fit for my wife is the same size.

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      Alice Underwire
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      Registered On: September 16, 2019
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      Hi BillieJay,

      oneStopPlus absorbed Catherines for plus sized cross dressers so I enjoy that site (includes Roamans, Jessica London, Woman Within, and Catherines) but sadly the shipping isn’t free.  Payless.com is back and carries wide width shoes to size 13.

      Alice

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      Janice Emory
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      Registered On: August 14, 2019
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      While I prefer to shop in person I do purchase from Ebay as well. I also found a fantastic lingerie site called Adore Me. I get shoes mostly from Payless. Excil breast forms, to me, are the best and reasonably priced. I am an Avon customer as well as Ulta, Sephora and department stores. I like tops from Rosewe and Lilygal. I could go on but you get the idea. There is so much out there and it is fun to explore.
      Janus

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    • #436009
      Rachel Willing
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      Registered On: November 24, 2020
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      I can’t believe that eBay isn’t on your list, especially for online purchases. I’ve had great success buying gently used designer clothing at fantastically reasonable prices (CK is my favorite!). Wigs and breast forms too (Hebron KY is apparently the silicone capitol of America). Pretty much anything you need, and aggressive competition between sellers helps (in most cases) to keep prices low. Just keep an eye on shipping fees (or limit your searches to free shipping only), and check out sellers’ feedback ratings to avoid the bad actors.

      My only advice/warning is that Asian sizes run SMALL (always check their size charts!) and since many items are shipped directly from factories in China, you will often want to order a size or two larger than you’re used to.

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      • #436012
        BillieJay
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        Registered On: September 21, 2018
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        I knew I was going to miss some… thank you for mentioning more than I had in the original poll…

         

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