Fashion Forward: 5 Best Shopify Fashion Themes For Clothing Stores

Elijah Adebayo - Writer for Egnition
By Elijah Adebayo
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Edited by Michelle Meyer

Updated July 3, 2023.

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Fashion is a dynamic industry—which means your e-commerce clothing store also has to be. But building a new fashion store from scratch can be time-consuming and pricey. That's why so many fashion store owners choose Shopify as their go-to e-commerce platform. The robust platform offers an abundance of stylish, customizable themes to suit your unique brand.

Below we explore the best Shopify fashion themes to help you effortlessly showcase your products, create captivating visual displays, and provide a seamless browsing experience that keeps visitors coming back for more.

5 Best Shopify Fashion Themes

  1. Vogue: Best for Clothing Stores
  2. Ella: Best for Showcasing Products
  3. Basel: Best for an International Customer Base
  4. Porto: Best for Customization
  5. District: Best for Starting Out

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1. Vogue: Best for Clothing Stores

Vogue is a trend-setting Shopify theme made specifically for fashion and clothing stores. Its sleek, modern design allows your products to stand out, especially with its focus on large, high-resolution imagery.

The theme is mobile-friendly and has plenty of customization options, so you can easily make it your own—change up the colors, layout, and fonts to get your branding on trend. Plus, these extra features can help you make your store even more powerful:

  • Banners
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Product filtering
  • Customer reviews
  • Social media integration

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress is a women's clothing brand that uses Vogue to create a minimalist store with bold images. The mostly monochrome elegant design reflects their sophisticated and stylish brand.

Screenshot of Little Black Dress's homepage as an example of an online store using Shopify's Vogue fashion theme

2. Ella: Best for Showcasing Products

Ella is a very well-known and versatile Shopify theme. Its high level of flexibility means you can create a unique and visually appealing online store regardless of your fashion niches.

Apart from Ella's responsive design, its standout feature is its emphasis on product presentation. Choose from different product display options, such as grid or list view, and implement a zoom function to all of your product images. This allows your customers to peruse all the details of your clothing, accessories, and other fashion items and make informed purchasing decisions.

Additional useful features include:

  • Product filtering
  • Advanced search
  • Multi-level menus
  • Promotional banners
  • Countdown timers
  • Customer testimonials

Lulu and Rose

Lulu and Rose sell contemporary women's clothing that focuses on femininity and versatility. The store capitalizes on Ella's grid product layout (image 1) and zoom feature (image 2).

Screenshot of Lulu and Rose using the grid product layout feature of Shopify's Ella theme

Screenshot of Lulu and Rose's product page as an example of an online store using Shopify's Ella theme

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3. Basel: Best for an International Customer Base

Basel's minimalistic design offers you unique homepage and layout options to showcase your products creatively. This includes incorporating product banners, customizable sliders, and grid or list view options. Plus, its advanced mega-menu feature ensures better navigation and keeps your customers from getting lost online. Other customizable elements include:

  • Header and footer styles
  • Product page layouts
  • Social media integration
  • Wishlist functionality
  • Colors
  • Fonts

Finally, you can easily go global with Basel. Its compatibility with multiple currencies and languages makes it perfect for reaching customers from around the world in their own language and currency.

The Great Divide

The Great Divide focuses on selling North American men's fashion brands to European customers. Their product range is easily accessible through a minimalistic navigation menu (image 1). The site also has extensive currency options to let customers shop locally (image 2).

Screenshot of The Great Divide's navigation menu as an example of using Shopify's Basel theme

Screenshot of The Great Divide's different currency options as an example of using Shopify's Basel theme

4. Porto: Best for Customization

Porto is a flexible Shopify theme suitable for many industries, including fashion. Its advanced customization options mean you can change:

  • Typography
  • Color palettes
  • Backgrounds
  • Layouts
  • Banners and sliders
  • Icons and animations

Alternatively, you can use any of its pre-designed demos with ready-to-use layouts, designs, and content.

Finally, you can enhance your store with various third-party integrations, including social media, marketing, and analytics.

The Chimp Store

The Chimp Store is an online-only boutique specializing in streetwear, menswear, and outdoor gear. Their dynamic homepage layout demonstrates Porto's flexibility:

  • A sliding banner advertising "free UK delivery on orders over 85" and "clearance sale now on - up to 80% off"
  • Large promotional image for 70% off HUF products
  • Mini product pages for HUF items
Screenshot of The Chimp Store's homepage as an example of using Shopify's Porto theme

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5. District: Best for Starting Out

District is a straightforward, minimalist Shopify theme that places all the attention on your product images. Customizable product grids and promotional sections mean you can easily highlight specific collections, new arrivals, or ongoing sales.

District is fully responsive on different devices, but it doesn't have as many advanced features as the other themes on this list. It does, however, have a native blog feature to help establish yourself as an authority in the fashion industry.

Little Party Dress

Little Party Dress is an online boutique that sells unique and affordable fashion pieces. With a simple purple, pink, and white color scheme, their promotional and product images absolutely pop.

  • Image 1: A minimalist navigation menu with a large, colorful header image.
  • Image 2: Clear collection images with simple descriptions
  • Image 3: Image-centric customer reviews
Screenshot of Little Party Dress's homepage using Shopify's District theme

Screenshot of collection images from Little Party Dress's online store as an example of using Shopify's District theme

Screenshot of Little Party Dress's customer reviews as an example of using Shopify's District theme

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Elevate Your Fashion Themes With Egnition

While picking the perfect theme for your clothing store is foundational to your success, it's still only half the battle. You also need powerful tools to make your online store functional and appealing. Egnition's All-In-One Image Master app can help you optimize your product images to showcase your fashion items in the best light:

  • Bulk photo editing processes, including removing backgrounds, resizing, and compressing
  • Auto-generated ALT text for every image
  • Templates to create uniform images throughout your store

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