Wednesday, April 18, 2012

UK Shops that deliver to the US

Although living in New York means access to an amazing variety of stores, sometimes it's nice to shop from places in the UK.  I have recently bought items from both the 'Next' and 'M&S' websites, who now deliver to the US.  

I don't care what anyone says, although I like Victoria Secret, I love M&S undies and missed shopping there when we moved to New York.  Now I can stock on up on all that stuff and it isn't too expensive either.  The items cost the same, but you have to pay £15 for shipping and wait 7-10 days to get your delivery, which I think is quite reasonable.  For more information and to get shopping visit

I also bought a few bits from 'Next Direct'.  They offer free 2 day delivery to the US, which is amazing, but the products cost a bit more than in the UK.  For example a top that is £30 in the UK costs $55 (about £35) online.  So although you save on the shipping and get your stuff quicker, be prepared to pay a little more for it.  I like their Union Jack range of clothing in preparation for the Olympics, they have some fun stuff that looks great and you can be patriotic!  Visit to view their full range.

Although 'Next' and 'M&S' aren't the most amazing shops, I bought a lot of my staple items from them in the UK.  They are reasonably priced and mostly good quality, which makes a difference as the washing machines in NYC are mostly dire!  There is also much less chance of bumping into someone with the same outfit as you!

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