Fashion & Accessories
A reputable merchant will inform you of the item's condition. If it is refinished, if the leather is reupholstered, if the item is a second hand item or if it is brand new they will give you all the relevant information about it. Make sure you know what you are paying for and make sure the items are genuine before buying online. With many fakes and counterfeit items getting passed off as genuine you have to find an extremely credible merchant online.
Things To Consider
Another factor to consider is the price. This is a great indicator as to what you are buying. Yes, you will find deals online. But if an items is being sold as a brand new, brand name item, is it really going to be 80% or 90% off the original price? In most cases no. Make sure you read everything and the entire product description and most of all use your judgement when buying online.
Consider buying used or pre owned items in some cases. Certain items have very little use, and won't affect you if they aren't new. Items like jackets, coats, winter gear or even fashion accessories can look brand new even if they have been used. Further you can save a great deal on the price. So if you don't mind buying second hand items then buying them from a trusted second hand clothing merchant can be a great way to save money..
When buying fashion accessories, clothing, shoes, boots, or even kids clothing items online one of the major risks is second hand or knock off items being sold as "genuine". Your best judgement, using your intuition and running a full search on the merchant are all going to pay off when buying these items online. Not only will it allow you to find genuine items but also the best deals, sold by a trusted merchant.