Everybody loves a good old American brand or product, and it is no different here in Australia. I mean, just simply look around and the love for American brands is evident, from Starbucks coffee to Apple iPhones, Australians simply cannot resist the style and quality offered by American companies and manufacturers.
It is a similar scenario when it comes to online shopping. Locals here know that US merchants can be trusted when it comes to delivering style and quality. Trust is also an important factor when you shop online for popular US online merchants, and we can all do so with ease now that VPost has officially launched its services here.
If you are not already aware, vPost has officially launched its services in Australia with one of the lowest shipping rates available when you shop from the wide array of United States’ merchants.
Talking about US merchants, here are some timeless classic brands from the United States of America that has captured the hearts and souls of many online shoppers in Australia over the years.
You cannot talk about American fashion without mentioning GAP. The company behind the brand is The Gap, Inc., which is an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer. It was founded in 1969 by Donald and Doris Fisher, with its headquarters currently in San Francisco. You may not know this, but the brand literally referred to the generation gap at that time and targeted the younger generation. Nowadays, it has grown into an international brand that is loved by all, young and not so young.
Now that you know a little more about the brand, why not treat yourself to The Gen Good Graphic T-Shirt, which is made with at least 50% recycled materials, organically-grown cotton or TENCEL.
The Towel Terry Crewneck Sweatshirt comes in pink ombre and will be sure to brighten up your day, regardless of the day of the week.
For those who are not aware, GAP also has a bikini product line that looks fantastic:
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This classic crowd favourite is owned by the same company that gives you GAP and it started out as a warehouse in 1994 when they needed to establish a different image from the parent company. Old Navy stores back then were modelled after grocery stores and had aisles, shopping carts and small impulse purchase items placed near the checkout area. The brand grew very quickly and in 1997, it became the first retailer to pass $1 billion in its first four years of business and opened 500 stores by the year 2000.
Check out this Soft-Washed Pocket Tee for men from Old Navy, perfect no matter if you are getting it for yourself, or as a gift for that special guy in your life.
Old Navy is not just for the guys though. Ladies can have their pick from a wide array of dresses, blouses, shorts and skirts to choose from.
For more ladies wear, click here.
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Yet another stalwart under The Gap, Inc., Banana Republic was founded in 1978 by Mel and Patricia Ziegler. The brand was initially called the “Banana Republic Travel & Safari Clothing Company" but GAP purchased the company in 1993 and changed the name to what we know it as today.
Weather getting a bit chilly lately? Why not keep yourself warm with this chic looking Essential Trench Coat from Banana Republic?
Do not forget to protect your precious eyes with Banana Republic’s line of sunglasses.
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This American multinational technology company has grown by leaps and bounds since it was started in a garage by Jeff Bezos in 1994 to sell books. It has since expanded to sell a variety of other stuff including electronics, software, video games, apparel, furniture, food, toys and others. In 2018, Amazon Prime, its delivery service, surged past 100 million subscribers globally.
While you are browsing Amazon, why not consider this iconic Fjallraven, Kanken Classic Backpack that oozes simplicity and style?
Books, Gadgets and Toys
You can also consider this bestseller, Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid, for some bedtime reading. Amazon has no lack of quality reads and here are some of the trending bestsellers currently:
Click here to check out other trending bestsellers.
It is not just all books here though. You can also shop for all sorts of wearable technology like fitness trackers and smartwatches like the Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch and SAMSUNG Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm, GPS, Bluetooth) Smart Watch.
Amazon is also a treasure trove for parents who are toy hunting for their little ones. For more toys and games, click here.
Gamers out there will be familiar with this video gaming brand that was created by and owned by Microsoft. The original Xbox console was launched in November 2001 in the United States and sold over 24 million units as of May 2006. Today, the brand is synonymous with video game consoles, game applications and streaming services.
Itching for a new gaming challenge? Check out newly released games on XBox that is set to provide you and your friends with hours of endless entertainment!
Most of you will be super familiar with this American shoe brand but did you know that Converse pivoted its manufacturing to make footwear for the military during World War II. Established in 1908, the brand has been bought over by Nike, Inc. since 2003. It may not be dominating the American athletic shoe market like it did during its heyday, but it still has a loyal and strong following in today’s market.
Be prepared to be the centre of attention when you don this pair of high cuts – “Stars & Stripes Chuck Taylor All Star.” Complete the whole Converse look by getting yourself a Converse x Kim Jones T-Shirt and Cargo Short.
There is also a wide array of cool looking kicks for kids who love Converse. :)