Maximillia – Online Shop Review
The Maximillia brand was founded in 2007, with a flagship store nestled in the suburbs of Cottesloe, Western Australia. With a firm belief in edited, well-constructed clothing, Maximillia gathers local and international labels to come up with a collection fit for the contemporary female.
With a name sounding like a classic, Roman moniker, Maximillia’s online boutique stands. The ecommerce platform boasts of a straightforward design, easy navigation and black accents. Feature banners take rounds in the display, while smaller promotional images take a step from the spotlight.
Items by brands are accessed from the ‘Designers’ link, which shows an array of names upon mouse hover. As for Maximillia’s clothing section, users are given two options to shop: by category, or by occasion. The latter gives a distinct catalogue collected for the users’ convenience. Accessories are available for purchase, ranging from jewellery, bath and body.
Upon reaching the gallery, one is given access to a plethora of labelled clothing, each displayed according to the designer’s shots. Under the image is the brand, item title and the price. Product pages lead to a bigger version of the item plus additional angles. A tabbed design consists of details, sizing, and a special section called ‘Max’s Notes’. This shows how Maximillia handpicks the shop’s items and gives it her personal voice.
A size guide link pops out and reveals the clothing measurements. Maximillia makes use of International Standard Sizing.
Maximillia offers apparels with a romantic, beach-side vibe infused with the stark, sophisticated urban appeal. The boutique caters to working women in the 20-40 age demographic. Pricing is from mid-range to high, due to the designer-edited selection of items.
The store offers local and international shipping. A gray arrow is found on the upper corner of the website, highlighting its free express delivery within Australia, made especially for orders above $100. International delivery offers extensive tracking with an expected arrival from 3-10 business days, depending on the area zone.
Returns and exchanges are accepted. If the customer wishes to return their item, Maximillia must be notified within 7 days of receipt. Parcels must be delivered back with the MRN indicated on the package. Refunds are available except for products under the Final Sale section. Payment methods are via PayPal, VISA and MasterCard.