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Top 14 Online Luxury Marketplaces
- 23rd Sep 2020
As said by Coco Chanel,
‘Luxury must be comfortable otherwise, it is not luxury'.
Before the pandemic, the luxury shoppers when visited the offline stores relished the customer services provided by the brands to the fullest.
The connection built by the brands with their consumers through after-sales services, packaging and engagement with them has always been impeccable.
Catering top-notch and exquisite services to the clients when visiting the store has always been the desire of luxury brands.
After all, Luxury is all about shopping effortlessly.
Earlier there was a window of opportunity to either purchase online or from stores.
However, the COVID outbreak struck down the entire marketplace, resorting them to incline towards online merchandising only.
When it comes to buying luxury products virtually, the amenities dispensed should also be exemplary.
Listed below are top 15 online luxury websites which are rendering best services to make their customers buy luxury goods hassle-free.
A known far and wide luxury marketplace with more than 3000 brands listed, James Edition has proved itself as one of the most trusted brands all over the world with its services online and offline. James edition has always tried to focus on the availability of products which is critical for every e-commerce site.
Their blogs available on their website and social media have always helped their users to purchase the products with full knowledge so that they love what they purchase.
Luxify creates quality content on various sectors such as cars, aircraft, real estate, antiques, furniture, experiences, etc but has prioritised and focused exclusively to be the marketplace for designer handbags, luxury watches and jewellery. They have collaborated with brands such as Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Rolex and all other brands and collectively have around 1.5 lakh products of watches, bags and jewellery available on their website.
It is an apt place for opulent buyers and sellers residing in Asia.
Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skincare products, hair care products and salon services and has recently launched Curbside Pickup, to make sure limited-contact, drive-up shopping experience as convenient and safe as possible for you.
How curbside pickup operates is as follows:
Shop Online-Add products to your bag online or in the app and choose "Pickup" before checking out.
Check Your Email-You'll get an order confirmation with step-by-step instructions. Wait for a follow-up email letting you know your order is ready for pickup, then head to the store!
Walk-In Or Drive Up-Find the pickup counter. Grab your order and you're good to go.
Tata CLiQ Luxury
A premium and luxury fashion and lifestyle destination, Tata CLiQ Luxury was launched with a motive to provide luxury customers across India the access to authentic merchandise directly from top international bridge-to-luxury and luxury brands. It has been able to deliver across 6,000 pin codes in India, with original warranties and guarantees, superlative service support, and no-questions-asked return policy. The haute-couture by Tata Cliq Luxury has attracted a lot of shoppers all across India.
FARFETCH marketplace successfully exists to serve customers in over 190 countries with products from more than 50 countries and around 1,300 of the world's best brands, boutiques and department stores, to render remarkable shopping experience and access to the capacious range of luxury goods on a single enormous platform.
Founded in 2007, Farfetch has been able to broaden its horizon continuously with an increasing number of luxury brands and their products on their website.
Luxury Abode is an e-commerce website where many luxury items such as furniture, real estate, vacation rentals, jewellery, watches of different luxury brands are listed. It intends to be a complete & holistic luxury marketing partner for every luxury business across the world. Their motive is to be the source of all the information related to luxury starting from real estate, yachts, furniture, hotels, vacation rentals, jets, art, décor, lifestyle, experiences etc.
Luxury Abode’s journal has thought-provoking ideas, captivating articles, luxury news, brand stories and many, many more exotic and informative stories which can blow one’s mind.
To capture every segment of luxury, they have also initiated to render luxury digital marketing services for other brands and believe in growing together.
Harrods, In its earlier days, started with a grocery shop has now diversified into a world’s leading luxury departmental store with more than 5000 brands listed with them. It is one of the world’s best department stores and London’s premium shopping destination. Harrods is a crowd-puller as international shoppers are yearning to get to know the best trends about fashion and other luxury products and services all around the globe.
The most famous luxury marketplace in the U.S.A, Nordstrom is known worldwide for its variety available on their website. It operates in around 120 stores but during the pandemic 6 stores have been shut down and are now proceeding and strategizing to generate more sales by excelling in online platforms.
This brand has personally won the hearts of people by giving huge discounts and concessions to retain their customer base.
NET‑A‑PORTER is the world's premier luxury fashion destination with more than 800 designer luxury brands, 200 specialist beauty brands such as Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Prada and many more. A customer should have faith in from where they are purchasing and NET-A-PORTER has been able to gain their customer's faith with their express delivery and high-quality products.
SSENSE is a luxury and streetwear retailer based in Montreal, Canada and has its presence in 114 countries. Their unique selling point is their simplicity observed in their online platforms i.e. websites and social media.
They have always tried to give their customers a personal touch by indicating various discount coupons they can apply while purchasing an item.
If anyone is searching for deals in designer collections, GILT is the ideal place to look into.
Rue La La and Hudson Bay company being the parent, one can estimate how authentic it would be in terms of quality and other metrics.
Mr Porter is an online sales platform which has won various awards for excelling in Men’s fashion. It has more than 450 best luxury brands listed.
Men nowadays are more electrified than women to look better so Mr Porter takes care to provide men with tips and other stories of how to be the best.
Vestiaire Collective is a reselling e-commerce platform where luxury items are sold with a concept to encourage consumers to consider resale as a smart and sustainable approach to fashion.
Based in France, this website is now composed of over 7 million fashion astute located in over 50 countries across Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia.
Mytheresa is a Munich-based luxury online retailer acquired by Neiman Marcus in 2014. It has the finest edit in luxury fashion for women, men and kids. The customer service team is open 24/7 to answer any of your questions or queries, related to how to style or to assist with after-sales issues. They have a presence in over 140 countries and make sure that they can deliver in a maximum of 72 hours.