10 Stores Like Zara That Deserve Your Immediate Attention
If you’re anything like me, Zara’s generally inexpensive yet constantly on-trend selection has a serious hold on you. No matter how much I try to broaden my style horizons and how far I go with my “elevated” sartorial tastes, I always end up back in the grips of Zara.
Whether you’re a hard-core minimalist or have a “more is more” ethos, you can find something that will tickle your fancy and for that, we have no choice but to praise the powers that be at this fashion giant.
In the name of growth and expansion though, it’s worth it to look into these other super chic brands that are bringing the same level of style, selection and price point to the table.
We’ve done the work for you and rounded up the must-have items from 10 stores that give us major Zara vibes.
Behold, the fashion destinations that’ll help you replace Zara as your default.
Everlane has a fan base that is just as passionate as Zara lovers. Armed with the essentials that make or break any wardrobe foundation, Everlane delivers on practical, everyday pieces that you simply can’t get around. Whether you’re on the market for a classic pair of jeans or a new, crisp white tee, you can’t miss with Everlane. Prices run from about $50 to $110 and sizes from 00 to 16 or XS to XXL. There’s also a men’s line in case you want to snag something for the guy in your life.
COS is really the epitome of cool, sustainability and quality. One step in their ultra-chic store and you’ll understand why they’re on the list. From flowing dresses to smart trousers that’ll get you compliments for years to come, COS comes out on top. Their prices range from about $25 - $175, with sizes ranging from 2-14. There are also lines for men and children so the whole family can step out in style.
Mango is one of the retailers that most closely resembles Zara’s selection, thanks to a healthy mix of basic and trendy styles. We have a genuine love for their effortlessly cool dress selection and always trendy shoes. When it comes to sizes they have a pretty impressive range with general sizes from 2-10 and an entire section dedicated to extended sizes that range from 12-22. As far as prices go, you can expect to spend anywhere from $10 - $200. The men and children’s lines are also noteworthy.
H&M is a fast fashion staple that has earned its stripes as a go-to destination for wardrobe staples like office-ready cardigans and sustainable and conscious pieces. Aside from their notable collaborations with some of fashion’s biggest names, they’re a leader in fun, trendy looks that won’t break the bank. If you’re looking for bright, eye-catching pieces, they’ve got you covered. If you’re on the market for no-fuss jumpsuits that are cute and comfy, they’ve got that too. Scoring items as low as $5 isn’t unheard of and they usually cap prices at around $170. H&M’s standard sizes range from XXS-XL with plus sizes going from L-4XL.
5. & Other Stories
In addition to being one of the coolest options out there (and a sister label to H&M) we always get a nostalgic, 90s vibe from the & Other Stories selection — that is, classic, minimal pieces that are super flattering. That’s not to say that this Swedish brand doesn’t have fun, modern options as well; We’re huge fans of their stand-out co-ord sets and killer shoe section. Prices range from about $25 - $499 and sizes go from 0-12.
6. Oak & Fort
Oak & Fort’s claim to fame is a casual yet sophisticated approach to your everyday must-haves–we’ll call it timeless chic. Their ultra-relaxed cuts and mostly neutral tones are what minimalist capsule wardrobe dreams are made of, and we especially love their take on easy, breezy pants and their pared-down accessories. If this sounds like your cup of tea, you can expect to spend anywhere from $7 to $268 with sizes that range from 0-14.
7. Frank & Oak
Frank & Oak is another brand that speaks to the basic, minimalist pieces that Zara is known for. While not as tailored as the Z-brand, Frank & Oak offers serious comfort. In need of a great pair of jean shorts that aren’t fussy? They’ve got it covered. On the market for a good cotton denim jaocket that’ll take you through the summer and beyond? They’ve got that too. Frank & Oak offer sizes from XXS-XL with prices that start as low as $15 and go up to $149.
If you’re looking to spice up your life and are super into Zara’s obsession with bold patterns, Revolve might be more your speed. Stocked with a huge selection of designers and independent brands, Revolve is for the shopper who is all about variety. Think: sultry, “night-on-the-town” pieces that will certainly earn you some double takes. We’re seriously in love with their matching sets section, and their dress selection is quite impressive too. Sizes range from XS-XXL and prices range from under $10 to over $1,000. Oh! Before we close on this one, it’s worth mentioning that they have an endorphin-inducing beauty section.
ASOS is another destination where you can find pretty much anything you like. Whether you’re into super sporty looks or are on the hunt for your next picnic outfit, ASOS can handle the job. Plus, they’ve recently acquired TOPSHOP which means there’s a whole entire section where you can browse the once famed retailer (which also brings to mind Zara). Their sizes (US 2- 28) have a really large range and prices go from $5 to $705—now that’s what we call variety.
Reformation is coming in last but they are most-definitely not least. In fact, this sustainable brand is high on our list of favorite places to shop. We love their flirty yet smart approach to style — basically, it’s where your quintessential 90s rom-com girl-next-door would shop. We can’t get enough of their romantic yet modern tops and jeans that flatter any size or shape. Speaking of size, they have a pretty impressive range, from a standard range XXS-XXL to petite and extended sizes that go from XSP-XLP and 1X-3X respectively. A Reformation piece will run you anywhere from $29-$278.
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