shopping with a difference at

8 August 2011

Hello from portugal! Yes I am on holiday with no internet and so yes this is a scheduled post with a difference. The difference being the man in the photos!


As with my simply beach review I was sent a voucher by to use in order to experience the website in all of it's glory and give my opinion on the site, service and stock. Stock that in theory should be shoes but seeing as Zalando also sell mens items I thought it might be nice for shaun to get a couple of things and so he chose two shirts.

There are 2 main attractions to the site, for myself at least. Firstly.. an unreal amount of shoes!

and of course lots and lots of dresses!

What is not to love about a site that has over 40,000 items to browse through? I mean really.. I could (have and will) spend hours trawling through the site putting pretty things in my basket. Besides the wonderful amount of stock that Zalando have.. including other clothes, handbags, further accessories and more, on using the site there are a number of things that make it fun and easy to use. Shopping = Fun, that's easy. Just like asos, Zalando is easy to navigate in the way that the top two menu's cover all of the obvious sections for Men, Women and Children. Then there are sub sections for every type of shoe, dress, top or anything else with the option to search all shoes etc.. which let's face it if we're looking at shoes we want to take all options into account ;)

I've put together a small and simple list for this section as I feel these points are important and just great for the customer service when ordering online.

Personal checkout system. Somewhat.. Delivery reads: for you.. FREE! Yay that's enough to make anybody ordering a happy chappy :)
 Free shipping and free returns. Always a bonus.
 Free Hotline
 Home delivery network, not royal mail
 Nice Zalando branded boxes to protect purchases
Standard confirmation and updating emails
 Option to review purchases and view others reviews before buying

The dark grey selected homme shirt is my favourite, it fits his body so well and much better than I imagined it would having never tried this brand on before. Personally I love it on him, even if it does need a bit of an iron after coming straight out of the packet.

What shaun has to say about his new shirts :

"It fits!! I've never had clothes that have fit me before"

"The blue t-shirt really makes me feel apart of the ocean when i'm out and about on my boat"

"I was exceptionally surprised when the shirt turned up and it had all of its buttons still on"

"But no.. in all seriousness the shirts do fit really well considering they were bought online and this isn't something I ever do. I really like them and i'd like to thank for them."

"The quality of both tops are really good and will last a long time, i'll just have to avoid fixing the car, bike or boat in them!"

Yeah.. I'm betting on the jack jones awesome blue tee getting oil on it first ;) Thanks for reading guys and girls! I hope you are all well :)

So the real question at the end of this post is.. Would you like to see some relevant 'manly' content on here every now and again? We're up for it, but would you like to read it?

♥ abby and shaun


  1. Sounds good! I hope you are having a lovely holiday :)xx

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  3. Must check this out tomorrow! With credit card ready! x

  4. i love the fourth pair of shoes, they look gorgeous x

  5. aw love this!
    I think this is a great idea to send you a voucher- you get to experince the real deal then. Where as if you get sent something, you don't know what the service/website/delievery really is

    Lovely photos of your Mr.
    Hope you're having a bloody fabulous time in the sun xx

  6. The outfits look really good. Suits you well.

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