Many fashionistas are falling head over heels for Pakistani designer dresses. These gorgeous garments have a distinct look all their own and make for an excellent addition to most any wardrobe. Part of the charm is their relative rarity because when you wear something like this in North America, you’re not wearing something most people have seen before. Since brick and mortar retailers rarely dabble in clothing like this, you have to go shopping for Pakistani designer clothes online.

Simply put, that gets tricky. Shopping for anything online immediately means a whole host of questions. Is this site reputable? What are the return policies like? Is my credit card number safe? How fast is shipping? How much does shipping cost? How accurate are product descriptions? How highly rated is this site from previous users? These questions all hold true whether you are shopping for car parts or video game controllers.

They also hold true when shopping for Pakistani designer clothes over the Internet, but then you also have another set of questions you need to either find answers to or just decide on your own. The first is whether or not to buy from Pakistan itself or to buy something that sells Pakistani designer clothes from a continental source or outlet. Doing the last one obviously saves a lot of shipping time and charges.

The authenticity of the garments in question is another matter. Many lines of designer clothes have lots of fakes and reproductions, and this happens even to Pakistani designers, sometimes right in their country. If you’re the world away, how do you possibly verify the authenticity of something? One way is to buy straight from the designers themselves, when possible.