I don’t think it’s any secret that I love shopping. I get it from my momma, haha! Over the years, the two of us have absolutely mastered the art of window shopping. We just love seeing what’s out there, and if we score something we love (and it’s on sale!!) – even better. On any given day the two of us could spend hours walking aimlessly around the mall, EXCEPT during the holiday season.
While I love the hustle, bustle and crowds that come along with Christmastime, my mom tends to get a bit overwhelmed by all of it. At the same time, she’s one of those people who just wants to find everyone the PERFECT gift (I get that from her, too). So she’s constantly torn – does she spend hours in a miserably crowded mall searching for those rare gems, or does she just half-ass it and call it a day (which she would never do).
Obviously, she could order online – especially since so many stores offer free shipping during the holiday season. But Evie (my momma) likes things to be a bit more instantaneous than that. If you’re the same, here’s what I would suggest: order online and pickup in store! Yes, that’s a thing, and it’s a great option for those who like to touch/feel what they’re buying before walking out of the store with it. It’s also a great option if you don’t like waiting for home delivery and/or are scared you packages will get stolen. Depending on stock, you might even be able to pickup your order same day! To top it all off, some stores even have curbside pickup service – so you legit don’t even have to walk inside.
To save you all some time and energy, here’s a list of 25 stores that offer the order online and pickup in store option. Note that service offerings do vary by location, so be sure to check the details on the retailers site. Usually, you can choose “pickup in store” on each product page. You’ll have to enter a location and the system should tell you right then and there if you can do it or not. Some stores, though, give you the option at checkout. Just be on the lookout!
Happy holiday shopping from HOME! <3
- Abercrombie & Fitch
- Amazon (Pickup centers in select cities.)
- American Eagle Outfitters
- Banana Republic
- Create and Barrel
- Finish Line
- Foot Locker
- Forever 21
- Home Depot
- Lord and Taylor
- New York & Company
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- The Container Store