Miss Shopping? Here’s Your Online Shopping Guide While Self-Isolating
There’s no better time to shop online than now. With all the malls with our favourite brands closed, we can only resort to shopping online to refresh our closet.
SHEIN is an international B2C fast fashion e-commerce platform. The company mainly focuses on women’s wear, but it also offers men’s apparel, children’s clothes, accessories, shoes, bags and other fashion items. SHEIN mainly targets Europe, America, Australia, and the Middle East along with other consumer markets. Founded in October 2008, the brand covers more than 220 countries and regions around the world. shein.com
Discover the latest fashion and trends in menswear and womenswear at ASOS. Shop for their collection of clothes, accessories, beauty and more.
Founded in 2000 by a London design team, ASOS Brands look between the lines to bring you the freshest clothing, shoes, accessories and gifts. When it comes to their curation of brands at ASOS, we select the best of those to give you the biggest variety, amazing exclusives and coolest collaborations. They’ve also got a range of first-rate Face + Body products. asos.com
There are other popular e-commerce platforms like Alibaba and Jollychic.
Alibaba is a free e-commerce platform with over one million suppliers. Easy sourcing on B2B marketplace with 100% refund. It’s the place for clothing, phones and accessories, computers, consumer Electronics, jewellery and watches, furniture, bags and shoes. alibaba.com
In Jollychic, you can find hundreds and thousands of quality products at reasonable prices. In the unceasing pursuit of the best customer experience, Jollychic has been one of the leading mobile E-commerce platform in the MENA area. Jollychic provide diversified and globalised premium services with one-stop shopping experiences. jollychic.com
Created in 1997, Riva has been addressing women aged between 18 and 45 with a youthful outlook on life and an open, enquiring mind. Through its collections, Riva brand enjoys a loyal customer base, built up over 17 years, who trust a fashion alternative offering quality and fabulous styles. Riva offers the latest fashion combined with comfort for those who see the world through today’s eyes. Steady growth over the years has turned Riva into a consolidated brand and a major fashion reference in the Middle East. Today, Riva is present in six countries, including Qatar, with more than 60 directly operated stores.
Riva’s creations are feminine and chic. This category is our main line of signature Parisian designed collection of sophisticated and inspiring styles made from quality fabric, vivid colours and beautiful feminine silhouettes. Riva also brings designs for the young ones aged from 2-12 years of age. There’s also Riva Accessories, which brings the most exciting and eclectic products to the Middle Eastern lady. A well-priced and good quality collection of fashion accessories, seasonal themes run through the brand.
Love Riva? You can shop online rivafashion.com
Online Shops in Qatar
Baby Elephant (children’s clothing) is a children’s clothing brand that creates comfortable, playful unisex organic wear featuring Arabic phrases. Their clothing is made in Qatar from 100% organic cotton that is softer to the baby’s skin. Following a zero-waste concept, Baby Elephants’ hangtags and packaging are made using cutting waste from the fabrics. Baby Elephant delivers worldwide. babyelephantorganic.com
Fnteer (stationery and gifts), which means flamingo in Qatari dialect, is a local stationery and gifts brand inspired by Qatar’s surroundings, environment and identity. Enriching the creative local market by creating exclusive designs, Fnteer designs are unique and 100% Qatari. Fnteer offers locally-inspired cards, notebooks, calendars, envelopes, gift boxes and more. fnteer.com
Sama Store (face and body products, stationery and housewares) is an online shopping store and platform for all-natural skincare and beauty products and as well as cultural and artistic items such as stationaries and home accessories. There are more than 100 items available on Sama Store from Qatar, Morocco, Vietnam, the US and more – all available in Qatar for the first time. samastore.qa
The online boutique Nazayna (clothes and accessories) delivers tailormade products and services. Nazayna sources fabrics from artisans who closely work with intricate, traditional Indian fabric and embellishments, unique to each state of India. Nazayna has unstitched fabrics – which can be tailormade to traditional Indian designs or can be customised to Arabian styles like jalabia or abaya – adorned with traditional heavy and elaborate embroidery such as zardosior chikankari. Last but not least, Nazayna dresses clients with accessories such as bags, clutches and jewellery. nazayna.com
Noon Nabalsy (organic and holistic skincare products) brings together three women who share the same passion, vision and love for organic skin care and ancestral handmade beauty recipes. Since 2002, the team has been travelling the world to find the purest ancestral and traditional skincare routines. Their mission is to enrich lives with naturally-made products such as soaps, body oils, shea butter, toners, makeup, complete body treatments and more. NOON products are avaliable in France and Qatar. noonnabalsy.com
Sensory Souk (educational toys and stationery) came into being out of frustration with the lack of the necessary educational resources and tools to support the development of their special children in Qatar. Some of the products available at the store include space explorers, visual behaviour keyring, visual toilet monitoring board pack, calm down jar, weighted compression fidget belt and more. The products that support a child’s therapy programme to not only learn but also play. What started as an online shop to purchase therapy toys and school tools as well as find educational support, Sensory Souk has now transitioned into a fully-equipped store at Royal Plaza. sensorysouk.com
Zan Prints (stationery and gifts) creates Arabic-influenced cards, notebooks, bags and stationery, designed with Arabic calligraphy. Paintings, designs and printing is done locally in Qatar, and available for everyone around the world. Zan’s products are inspired from the founder’s multi passion for art, calligraphy and music. Zan maintains a principle of making eco-friendly products and prints. zanprints.com
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Author: Ola Diab
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