It's never been so easy to acquire great items online, what with the numerous shopping websites based locally and internationally and all willing to ship. However, since Internet shopping limits you to only viewing a photo and a description (though some select sites provide videos of models wearing the pieces), it's important to know specific details.
Found the perfect little black dress or a to-die-for brocade jacket online? Here are 5 tips to keep in mind before you click "buy"!
(First published as "The Fashion Insider" in the "Fashion" section of Marie Claire Philippines’ July 2008 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photo from Pretty Little Liars courtesy of The CW.)