I still have some nostalgia about wandering the mall at a safe distance from my mom to give the appearance that I was shopping with my bffs sans parents. That was a typical Saturday in the 90’s, but times have changed… kids are hanging out (do they still use those terms?) via text and Minecraft, and my kids have never once asked to be dropped off at the mall. While we do make the occasional trip to the mall for apparel that must be tried on (have you ever returned three pairs of shoes in a row because you were overly confident about your child’s size?) I love the ease of online shopping, especially with tweens who have distinct styles. We can see all the options, they point, I click… easy!
Rank & Style collected this list of the “Top 10 tween clothing websites to suit any style, size, and budget in just a few clicks. These vetted e-retail destinations include all of your tween’s favorite mall stops without the hassle of actually going to the mall.” Mom win!
10. Athleta Girl
BEST FOR: Your girl on the move
ABOUT THE SITE: After winning a special place in the hearts of yogis, runners, dancers, and everyday movers worldwide, the Athleta Girl line offer up the same game-changing fabrics and designs fit for a future leader on and off the field. Shop a variety of bottoms, tops, sports bras, and outerwear with the unstoppable potential of every girl in mind.
9. H & M
BEST FOR: The budding trendsetter in the house
ABOUT THE SITE: H&M is no stranger to providing the It Factor in a variety of looks for occasions spanning casual to formal. Your tween can shop denim, outwear, and trending styles in inclusive sizing.
8 . Old Navy
BEST FOR: Keeping your kiddo looking casually cool year-round
ABOUT THE SITE: Stay in the most up-to-date denim styles for a budget-friendly price at Old Navy. Kid-approved tops, bottoms, and accessories provide the perfect school wardrobe.
7 . Amazon
BEST FOR: Any style and any size
ABOUT THE SITE: Shop the most buzzworthy tween brands and find a range of categories such as leggings, denim, swimwear, sets, jackets, activewear, and much more on Amazon. Prime Members receive discount and shipping perks as well as Prime Wardrobe options to keep an always changing look on-hand.
BEST FOR: Making a school uniform unique or stocking up on the basics
ABOUT THE SITE: Target offers a range of tween-approved styles and fits at a mom-approved price that can’t be beaten. In addition to durable basics for everyday wear, the site offers up fresh and trending tween styles for weekend fun. Free shipping on orders over $35 keeps school uniform shopping cool and money-conscious.
5 . American Eagle
BEST FOR: Keeping cool without breaking the bank
ABOUT THE SITE: In addition to a stacked jean shop complete with a variety of sizes and cool trending styles, American Eagle provides the casually cool tween with tons of options for school or weekends. Comfortable sleepwear sets, shoes, and everyday accessories ensure that any outfit is complete.
4 . J Crew
BEST FOR: Polished basics
ABOUT THE SITE: If your tween has an eye for fashion and an affinity for all things classic, J. Crew is a must-shop site full of styles for boys and girls.
BEST FOR: Quality outwear with a timeless appeal
ABOUT THE SITE:Abercrombie has long been a beloved brand of teens everywhere, and the tween line provides the perfect pieces for transitioning seasons in style. Shop high-quality outwear with cool, signature details that will make it your kid’s favorite.
1 . Nordstrom
BEST FOR: The most trending pieces
ABOUT THE SITE: It goes without saying that the Nordstrom site has some of the best customer service in the game. Add to that a shopping experience featuring all the most loved brands and best-selling styles in one place and you’ll never shop anywhere else for your tween again.