How to Shop Online When You Don't Know What Size to Order

While we're huge proponents of shopping online from the comfort of home, the big drawback is that without being able to try a purchase on, there's a sizable chance that it won't fit. And we're all familiar with the excitement of getting a package in the mail followed by the sad face staring back at us in the mirror when a new highly anticipated purchase doesn't fit. With the size variations among clothing and shoe brands and styles, it's not unusual to feel perplexed when placing an order, especially if it's a brand you haven't tried before. But worry not, we have a handful of solutions that will make you a smarter online shopper and lessen the chance of having to make a return or exchange.

Scroll down to see our tips for choosing the right size and to shop cool pieces from a few sites with easy, free returns!

How do you go about choosing which size to order when shopping online? Tell us in the comments below!

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