So you need to buy something. Whether you are in the market for a top-of-the-line camera or shoes that fit, the internet is your best friend. Here we have listed our preferred online shopping websites.

EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK*

*Run these through Google Translate, if you aren't a Japanese reader. It's far from perfect, but it definitely helps.

Rakuten -- Japan's Amazon. You can buy almost anything on this site that you can find in a department/grocery/home improvement/electronics store in Japan.

Amazon.jp -- The Amazon of Japan is basically like Amazon anywhere else. Same deal as Rakuten.


APPAREL

Women's
ASOS -- From the website: "ASOS is the UK's largest independent online fashion and beauty retailer and offers over 60,000 branded and own label products across womenswear and menswear." Enormous selection, including maternity, curvy and petite sizes. Free international shipping. 28 day return/exchange policy (exceptions apply).

Nasty Gal -- From the website: "Nasty Gal is a global online destination for fashion-forward, free-thinking girls." 30 day return/exchange policy (exceptions apply) and occasional free international shipping deals.

REVOLVE clothing -- From the website: "REVOLVEclothing.com offers an unrivaled collection of the world's most coveted brands, providing the highest quality click-and-mortar shopping experience." Great selection of casual clothes. Free international shipping on orders over $100 (More info) . 30 day return/60 dayexchange policy.

Men's
ASOS -- From the website: "ASOS is the UK's largest independent online fashion and beauty retailer and offers over 60,000 branded and own label products across womenswear and menswear." Enormous selection. Free international shipping. 28 day return/exchange policy (exceptions apply).

REVOLVE clothing -- From the website: "REVOLVEclothing.com offers an unrivaled collection of the world's most coveted brands, providing the highest quality click-and-mortar shopping experience." Great selection of casual clothes. Free international shipping on orders over $100 (More info) . 30 day return/60 day exchange policy.

Shoes Only
Shoebuy -- From the website: "The World's Largest Site for Shoes." International delivery options (More info)

solestruck -- From the website: "Our Mission: To rid the world of ugly shoes." This is a site for a shoe addict. An Alexander McQueen loving shoe addict. Free international shipping on orders over $199 (More info). 60 day return policy.

Heels -- Women's shoes online. International delivery options (More info).


GADGETS, GAMES AND MORE
Kakaku -- Kakaku is the absolute best online store for tech. The markdowns are crazy. If you are having trouble navigating the Japanese language website, run it through Google Translate. Usually you can type in the brand/make/model of your desired object in English.