Sunday, November 28, 2010

Top 5 Online StartUps For Cyber Monday Shopping

If you haven't had enough of Black Friday shopping or just wanted to avoid the crowds, you can scratch your retail itch by celebrating Cyber Monday!

Here are 5 top fashion online start-ups offering great Cyber Monday discounts.

1. Gilt
Each day at noon, Gilt offers its members a curated selection of merchandise, including apparel, accessories and lifestyle items across the women’s, men’s and children’s categories.

For Cyber Monday Gilt is offering free shipping on any purchase (from Gilt Women, Gilt Man, Gilt Home, and Gilt Kids) made on Monday, November 29 between 12 a.m. ET and 11:59 p.m. ET.

2. Rent the Runway
The site, like a “Netflix for dresses,” allows women to rent dresses from notable fashion designers.

3. Exclusively.In
A new e-commerce warehouse that sells Indian imported clothing, accessories and art like colorful dresses, saris and masala tees.

4. Of A Kind
The world’s first online Tumblr store, commissions designers to create limited-edition, exclusive “5, 10 or 50 of a kind” pieces.

5. StyleTrek
The site features an easy Facebook log-in and a crowdsourced e-commerce platform with the ability to “Like” products and share on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail, which means StyleTrek designers receive real time consumer feedback at every stage of the design and production process.