Online shopping sites with the best return policies

Lucky Magazine

Shopbop

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Online shopping is a blast. But on those rare (or perhaps not so rare) occasions when you aren't entirely satisfied with an item you've purchased—maybe it's the wrong size, fits funny or just isn't really you—returning it can be a major headache.

Not so, however, with the 15 sites listed in the article below. Every last one of them offers free refunds, and with return shipping on the house to boot. What better reason to start shopping the interwebs?









Shopbop

All US purchases can be returned within 15 days (including transit time) completely free of charge—just use the prepaid label included in your original delivery.

(Above left) In a Spin dress, $308, Three Floor, shopbop.com



Zappos

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Zappos

You have a whopping 365 days—yep, a full year—to return Zappos purchases, so long as they're in unworn condition and include their original packaging. Shipping's free—just log onto your Zappos account and print out a prepaid label.

Fun fact: if you happened to place your order on 2/29 of a Leap Year, you actually have until 2/29 the following Leap Year to make your return. That's four whole years, people.

Mouse striped canvas flats, $171, Marc by Marc Jacobs, zappos.com

(See also: Five of the most annoying dress codes, decoded!)



Topshop

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Topshop

Unhappy with your purchase for whatever reason? Simply send it back for free (in saleable condition, of course) within 14 days of receipt for a full refund.

40s cocktail midi teadress, $98, topshop.com














Zara.com

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Zara

Within one month of purchase, FedEx back any purchase for free, and you'll receive a full refund.

Bomber jacket with zips, $89.90, zara.com


















Sunglass hut

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Sunglass Hut

Send back any frames you're not crazy about within 90 days for free via UPS, and you'll receive a full refund. Just print out a return label on Sunglasshut.com and get to it!

Sunglasses, $430, prada, sunglasshut.com







Urban Outfitters

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Urban Outfitters

All returns and exchanges on Urbanoutfitters.com purchases are prepaid for up to 30 days. Plus, if something you bought online goes on sale within 14 days post-purchase, UO will offer you a price adjustment. Sweet!

Flora & Fauna maxi dress, $89, reformed by the reformation, urbanoutfitters.com














Net-a-Porter

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Net-a-Porter

If you decide to return a purchase within 28 days, return shipping's free—just request a Returns Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number online. Then, either book a free UPS collection or drop off your package at a UPS store.

DKNYStriped stretch-silk crepe de chine skirt, $255, net-a-porter.com












Piperlime

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Piperlime

Any item bought online can be returned—sans time window!—for a full and speedy refund. Prepaid return labels are included with every order—but if you happen to misplace yours, you can print out new ones on the retailer's website.

Tamsin pumps, $220, loeffler randall, piperlime.com




Sephora

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Sephora

Not totally satisfied with your latest beauty purchase? Send it back within 60 days of purchase using the label enclosed in your order, and enjoy free return shipping. Returns made 61-90 days after purchase will also receive free shipping, but you'll only get online store credit.

Ciaté chalkboard manicure, $25, sephora.com













Kate Spade

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Kate Spade

All Katespade.com orders ship with a prepaid return label—so if you decide to send anything back, it's easy to do so. You've got 30 days to return full-price merchandise, 14 to send back sale items (unless they were final sale, obviously). Kate Spade also honors price adjustments, so long as they happen within seven days of your purchase.

Gingham Tallulah dress, $428, katespade.com











GAP

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Gap

Free return shipping when you use the brand's prepaid shipping labels! Woot!

1969 printed always skinny skimmer jeans, $62, gap.com
















Nordstrom

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Nordstrom

In keeping with the department store's stellar customer service, all Nordstrom returns are completely free. Just follow the steps outlined at Nordstrom.com to print out a pre-paid return label—even if you've misplaced your original order number!

Vince Camuto'Cris' Satchel, nordstrom.com, $178.











Forward by Elyse Walker

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Forward by Elyse Walker

Within 30 days of your original purchase, send anything back for a full refund or exchange—with no additional return shipping charges. You can even call the site's customer service team to book a gratis pickup.

Little iris sleeveless maxi dress in cream, $650, girl. by band of outsiders, forwardforward.com














ASOS

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ASOS

You can return any ASOS purchase for a full refund within 28 days of receiving it. Just fill out the returns form included with your original order and send it back via USPS.

Spring stone necklace, $42.43, asos.com















Amazon.com

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Amazon

Shoes, clothing, accessories, jewelry and watches are all eligible for free return shipping! Just make sure you send your item(s) back within 30 days of receipt of shipment.

Draped-front blouse, $375, 10 crosby derek lam, amazon.com















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