How a 30-Something (Me) Shops Amazon for Clothing

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I recently revealed my Zara shopping strategies post–age 30 and now I'm taking on another extraordinarily popular shopping destination: Amazon. While Amazon isn't exactly as much of a youth-oriented site as Zara is, I have found that since my 20s, I've undoubtedly honed in on the best methods for shopping for clothing on Amazon. Obviously, anyone of any age can and should shop wherever they want, but this is simply a guide to how I use the e-tailer to build my post–age 30 wardrobe.

Given the massive amount of inventory to shop on Amazon, it's certainly easy to feel overwhelmed (I was recently reminded of this when it took me 20 minutes just to order a new shower curtain). But there are many reasons Amazon is poised to be the number one retailer in the U.S. by year's end, one of which is its acute focus on fashion. And if you know how to navigate it, you too may soon find your new favorite pair of jeans or flats the next time you put that Prime membership to use.

Read on for my best tips and to shop some of the Amazon goods I have my eye on.

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