What is attractive, vibrant, and makes money for you?
Your Clothes? No. Your Website.
They say, “All that Glitters is not Gold.” Well, the tables have now turned, and if you have a well-presented website, the chances are that you will have a lucrative business. Why?
Let’s face it, we humans have an eye for perfection. We like everything that is well designed. Be it the presentation of the food at a lavish restaurant or the latest technology, we just love things that are skillfully designed.
So what can you do with your website? Make it attractive (Obviously). Remember, if your website is attractive, you get more traffic, and traffic means revenue (Not really, but to a certain extent).
“In an endless jungle of websites with text-based content, a beautiful image with a lot of space and color can be like walking into a clearing. It’s a relief.” – David McCandless
To be honest, if your website is not up to mark, or if your visitors are not enticed to visit next time, if your packaging is not of any substance, you are leaving money on the table (no joke intended).
Online businesses have always earned through the outlook of its web designs as it plays a vital role in running a successful online venture. A sophisticated UI with an eye-catching website makes the recipe for success. It increases the perceived value of your products and affords a way to make your website seem reliable.
Be it an amateur starting out in the online retail industry or a seasoned professional, one thing is for sure; an ample time should be invested in designing the website. Here are some inspirations you might find useful:
Take a look.
An Australian retailer, covering all the essential elements of an eye-catcher – splendid. The most popular Aussie brands put together in one place. Overall, a clean and simple design, with numerous filter options, this website captures the true essence of the KISS (Keep it simple, silly) approach.
Another Aussie cracker, Natural Force is a brand of organic training supplement website. Considering the deficit of natural supplements in the market, Natural Force came out with a bang. A smart use of natural colors and a robust cross fit feel makes this website an inspiration to others trying their hand in the nutrition industry.
Now this is something worth looking at! Norwegian Man is a brand that focuses on the rainy weather conditions of Norway. After teaming up with experts of rainwear and leading eco-conscious industrial suppliers, Norwegian Man not only designed the perfect rainwear but also designed an exquisite website.
A denim brand that gives simplicity a new name, Imogene and Willie delivers an apposite user experience for their customers and created a fine ‘Denim Care’ guide.
At the time I was composing this piece, they were having a launch party, so this is the homepage from that time. They pulled off an exciting design with bold texts and elegant pictures. Have a look at their site to analyze the fineness of this page.
An American website that looks American. Now, this one is what we call “Living the American Dream”, can you ask more from a product page? Great photos and relevant accessories, doing American fashion justice. Period!
Another American induction in our list, Article is a men’s wear website with an illustrious mode of photography that extracts the chic out of fashion. A wholesome range of clothing designs and variations, the people at Article have bagged a stunner of a website.
Men’s wear website specifically designed for the beach boy in every men. A bold use of colors and vivacious clothing articles makes AMBSN a true patron of Californication.
Two Englishmen wanted to do something to re-live the British feel, what they did is something exemplary. They managed to put together an exciting range of top brands from all around. With great selection filters, exceptional variety, and an urbane design to back it up, Wolf and Badger are the best when it comes to keeping their customers happy.
A shoe website that sells not only shoes but exhibits ideas of an innovative web design. Helm Boots have kept it precise and specific with their design. No nonsense, to the point, is their name of game. Clean, minimalistic, and apt, were the words that came to my mind when I visited their website. Oh! By the way, their shoes are attractive too.
A store with a vintage-retro feel, taking you back to the olden days of fashion. Their intent is to target the groupies and indie fans and, My Word! They have hit Bull’s eye with this. A good variety of retro-wears and easy shipping prices, Phix Clothing delivers the 70’s in a box. Yeah, they have a 75% sale right now, go check, you shopaholic.
Impeccable suiting with a dashing web design, this is what Suit Supply has achieved since its inception, and the positive customer reviews speak for themselves. A smooth navigation bar makes finding the right suit like a walk in the park.
A store built on authenticity and trust, Appliances Online is serving the Australian market effortlessly. With a catchy design and great navigation, they have mastered the art of selling appliances online.
A store serving both the genders, they have something for men and women both. They also have another thing – a truly stunning website design. Captivating pictures with a proficient use of sunlight in their photography, makes their website a true work of elegance. In addition to all this, they have a website with a fast website loading time.
Ah! The summers! The bright sun caressing our skins, the dark tan, and a man’s best clothing friend, our shorts. Chubbies have made it big with their fine and funky short shorts. Not just with their shorts, their website represents a true sense of summer freedom, a casual layout with common people being their models, Chubbies takes flamboyance to the tee.
A store dedicated to your phone accessories, they have something for every phone. Not just this, an exciting design with product photography and accurate product placement. Incipio has it all.
Dollar Shave Club has a stunning design which is unique in itself. Simple yet effective, that’s what we can say about our pick here. Have a look at the website yourself. Appealing? Yes it is! It is beautifully designed on Magento with great skills.
Are you thinking to try it? But wait we have more on the list only for you.
Surprised, astonished, shocked; did you have all these reactions when checking out Cargo Crew site? Don’t worry, you aren’t the first one on the list. The brand’s spectacular design has every in awe; it’s beautiful in its own simplicity.
Querolets’ website is next one on our list for its stunning design. The combination of colors and placement in each fold is pretty remarkable. Apart from its color combination and design, another takeaway from this top Ecommerce website is the placement of menus and white spaces for effectiveness.
Next up is an online store that celebrated its 150th anniversary last year and its website’s design clearly indicates that they are the boss in shoes industry. Grenson has a perfectly designed website that is unique on in its own. The shoemaker has made sure that its website looks as classic as its products.
The number 20 on our list is a fashion store, for which goods are designed and produced in Paris, France. Similar to its goods, Striiiipes’ website also lives upto the mark when it comes to style and design. It’s very-well designed and a perfect inspiration for anyone starting out an online fashion store.
Simple yet appealing!
We know they are smart but they have designed their website more smartly. Selling household products like LED/Smart Televisions, Blu-ray/DVD Players and many others with perfection, and their beautifully-designed website is there to support their marketing campaigns.
They are the leading travel publisher who are known for their “Tell it like it is” attitude, accurate, up-to-date content and authoritative contemporary writing. Now let’s have a look at their stupendous website design. Slay! Isn’t it an outstanding way to sell guides? Remarkably designed, easy for a user to navigate.
If you are up to launching your online books store, you can definitely take an inspiration from this wonderful design.
Creatively designed & eye catchy!
The Watch Gallery knows how to get the “Wow” feeling out of you while you surf on their website. Another mesmerizing website to look forward. Its design is like no other when it comes to selling watches.
The V76 by Vaughn is all about man. Its website beautifully showcases products for hair, shave, face and body. The brand’s ecommerce website design is as stylish as its products itself. If you are on the outlook for an inspiration for a men’s store, this is it.
DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading multi-channel sporting goods retailer. It offer a great variety of sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The brand’s website is built with some extra-ordinary designing skills and efforts. Artistically formed with a great color combinations and picture placements.
Boohoo is the fastest growing global e-tailers and have emerged as one of the leaders in the fashion industry. Its website is amazingly designed with outlines like no other. Have a look and treat yourself!
This may be the last one on the list but it is certainly one of the marvelous website designs we have come across. According to the brand: “Satorisan is all about the experience of feeling good.” Satorisan makes you feel the same with their surprisingly pleasing website design.
To Sum It Up
That’s all the designs we have for you right now and it is based on our research with “No” ranking involved or whatsoever. Your Ecommerce website is just like a face of your business and you ought to make it appealing in order to present yourself well to the market.
However, it must be mentioned here that designs and pictures can make your website heavy and increase its load time. To overcome this issue, it is best advised to host an Ecommerce store with a Managed Ecommerce Platform to make sure that your customers enjoy more responsive website with lesser load time.
So, you have read the whole composition now. You can either leave everything as it is, or think about changing the outlook of your store. The choice is yours. And if you don’t have an ecommerce store right now, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? You can do it. If you have doubts on how to start your online business, here is my take on starting a startup, have a look here.
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