The Results: It was a close one, but it looks like most SheFinds readers rely on big department stores for their fashion finds.
Our Take: We’re not surprised because you really can’t beat the selection and variety available at bigger stores. Plus, they tend to carry more brands in more sizes and are overall a pretty safe shopping bet.
We have to throw in here, though, that you shouldn’t completely count out smaller boutiques. When you have time to browse and are looking for a really special piece, they can be a goldmine. Not to mention they usually carry lesser-known brands before the bigger department stores catch on.
We’re particularly fond of big and small stores alike, so whether you voted with the majority or are all about the boutiques, step out of your comfort zone with these hot handbag picks from both: