Clothing does not have to be expensive. The only reason they cost a lot is because they are worn by models who get paid with advertising and modelling fees. If you are looking for wholesale clothing that is trendy and in demand, all you have to do is to visit a wholesale website where you can find manufacturers and suppliers of stylish clothes.
Let us take a look at the 11 best and most affordable wholesale vendors of clothing in the UK, China, Africa, US, and India.
1. Zaful (China)
Zaful is one of the biggest online marketplaces for trendy clothing in China. You can buy wholesale and retail here, and customers gave it a 4.5 rating out of five stars. At Zaful, there is always a sale, and new designs are always available. The company keeps a healthy line of clothes fit for any occasion and any season.
At Zaful, you can find clothing for both men and women, but there are much more choices for women. As far as payment options are concerned, you can use at least ten payment gateways, including major credit cards and PayPal.
- Has a 30-day warranty for returns
- Offers full refund if the product is defective after you have returned the item
- Has FREE Shipping if order requirement of $49 is met
- International shipping is available
- Short shipping times
- Very few clothing for men
Zaful also offers Z points. This is like a VIP complementary point that you earn as you spend money or post Zaful products online. 50 Z points are equivalent to $1, and you can use that to shop at the store.
2. Shein (China)
Although Shein is based in China, it has lots of warehouses around the world. It is one of the biggest clothing manufacturers in China, and it has more offerings that Zaful. Like Zaful, its main focus is fashion for women, not men.
There is always a sale in Shein, and you can buy clothing here on retail at the price of wholesale. This is a site where you can buy a piece of clothing for as little as $6. If you are lucky, you can even buy the clothes at a 70% discount during holiday sale promotions.
- Has 30-day return for whatever reason
- Has free shipping options anywhere in the world
- Lots of items to choose from
- Only three payment methods are available
- Few clothing options for men and kids
Shein also offers bonus points. To get one, you have to sign up to the email subscription list. If you do, you will receive 100 points. The other way to earn it is by spending money where you get one point for every dollar spent.
You can also earn points by posting comments on social media, or if you share the products on social media. Every 100 points are equal to $1, and you can use this to buy clothing from the store.
3. AliExpress (China)
If you are looking for clothing with no particular brand in mind, then AliExpress is one of the best places where you can buy wholesale clothing. This site does not just sell clothing; it offers almost everything you can think of.
AliExpress is a sister company of Alibaba, a place where you can find industrial supplies and machinery. At AliExpress, you do not have to buy in bulk. You can buy in retail, but you will pay at wholesale price. You can also contact the sellers and have them brand the clothing you purchased if you want to.
- Lots of payment options
- Ships internationally
- Lots of products, manufacturers, and brands to choose from
- Low prices even if you buy single pieces only
- Free shopping through ePacket
- PayPal as a payment option is limited to some countries only
- Slow shipping if you choose ePacket
With AliExpress, you can enjoy buyer protection if the item you received is not as described, or if the item did not arrive. You can also choose the seller you want based on the feedback rating system, and this will ensure that you are dealing with a seller with great products and excellent service.
4. Africa Imports (Africa)
Africa Imports specializes in African style of clothing. But this does not mean that you cannot sell these items. Many of these are trendy, even in western countries. At Africa Imports, you can buy clothes in wholesale or retail.
If you buy retail, then you will pay the retail price. For example, a piece of dress costs $49.90 on retail, but you can buy this for only $24.95 in wholesale if you buy more than one. If you buy at least 12 pieces, you will get another discount, and you will pay only $20.79 per piece.
- Free shipping is available
- Big discounts on wholesale
- Sells not just clothes but also toys and jewelry
- Has items for men, kids, and babies
- Offers same-day shipping
- Few payment options available
5. Zabba Designs (Africa)
Zabba Designs is a site where a percentage of every sale goes to charity. The business helps in sending girls to school in Monrovia, Liberia. At Zabba Designs, you can find a lot of trendy items from clothing, head wraps, bridal wear, and so much more.
The prices here are a little high if you buy in retail, with dresses that can cost up to $65. However, you can buy them cheap at wholesale prices by getting a discount if you met the minimum purchase requirement of $500.
- Free shipping is available to the US if $50 is met
- Lots of African clothing designs
- Not limited to clothes; there are fashion accessories here, too
- Only ships to the US
Before you can buy wholesale, you need to sign-up for the retailer program. You need to provide a seller or Tax ID during sign-up and wait until you get approved.
6. Tasha Apparel (US)
This business is located in America, and its products are mostly trendy clothing for women and girls. Here, you can buy bodysuits, tops, dress, and plus-sized clothing. The clothing line here is part of the fashion industry, where models participate in catwalks.
- Lots of products
- Free shipping if $300 is met
- Ships internationally
- No minimum order for buying
- Dropshipping program available
- Has smaller packs if you do not want to buy in packs of four
- No selection for men
- Only four payment options are available
Tasha is a wholesale business, so you will be buying per pack. For example, one clothing can cost $9.75 per unit, and yet you have to buy four of them in a pack of four, which will cost you $39. Then, you can sell the clothes at $39 each if you want.
To be able to purchase here, you should have PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, or American Express. Tasha Apparel requires a seller’s permit if you are from California. In its dropshipping program, you can order per piece and not have to buy the products in bulk. However, you need to register and attach your business permit.
7. Wholesale Fashion Square (US)
This site is home to female fashion and accessories. You can buy clothing here for as little as $3.50, but you need to buy them in bundles. For example, a piece of dress can have a unit price of $9.75, but you need to buy five of them so that you will pay $48.75. In retail, a unit of the dress may cost up to $50.
- Free shipping on orders $200 or more
- Many choices are available on the site, including plus-sized clothing
- Offers accessories and other products for women such as bags and jewelry
- Only five payment methods available
- Returns have limitations and can only be refunded if authorized by the company
- Short return time frame of three days
You can buy in smaller bundles if you want, but not all clothes have this promotion. To buy in smaller packages, you must view the items offered at this category. With this, you can buy only three pieces instead of five.
8. Zaasmart (India)
The clothing line here is inspired by Indian culture, and most of the items you will find are trendy in the sense that they highlight Indian style. The great thing about this site is that it offers 24/7 customer support, so you can get answers to your inquiries whenever you need it.
All prices here are at wholesale, but you can buy the items on retail. For an elegant dress, you can buy it for as little as $22. The company ships globally, and offers several payment methods such as credit and debit cards, PayPal, bank transfers, checks, and drafts.
- Ships to 200 countries
- Has 24/7 support
- Fast local shipping up to seven days
- Lots of payment options
- No free shipping but you will get big discounted rates if you buy in bulk; free shipping is not a thing in India, as the rates there are really high
Zaasmart is one of the biggest online shopping stores for clothing in India. The types of clothing that you will find are sarees, kurti, dresses, leggings, and clothing for boys.
9. Wholesale Box (India)
At Wholesale Box, you will find many types of clothing articles like nightwear, bottoms, saree, and more. The company sells Indian-style clothing for as little as $11. Wholesale Box accepts several payment methods such as Visa, Mastercard, PayTM, Discover, and others.
- Thousands of products available
- Cash on delivery is available
- Has a dropshipping program
- No clear shipping and returns policy
To be a dropshipper, you must provide your mobile number to the company. However, your store must be active for at least one year, and there is no app that you can use to process the order. You have to go to the website and place the order manually.
10. Wholesale Clearance (UK)
This is a site where you can find merchants who are going out of business in the United Kingdom. You can get assorted products for as little as £50 per job lot or £2.50 per piece. A job lot is a pack, and the number of clothes each job lot has varies. Some have 20 pieces, and some only have six.
The site does not only sell clothing but also accessories and jewellery. You will also find beauty products here that you can use as upsell materials on your website. You do not even need to create an account to be able to buy, all you need to do is to place orders in your shopping cart and complete the checkout.
- Delivers worldwide
- Offers 7-day refund policy
- No dropshipping
- No single item purchases
This site does not do any form of retail. The good thing about it is that it offers the products at extremely low prices. If you are from the UK, you can even collect your order from the business location, so you do not have to pay for shipping.
11. City Goddess (UK)
This site offers many fashion collections at wholesale prices. Most of the items sold here are dresses, plus-sized clothing, and more. The site accepts major credit cards and PayPal.
- Free shipping is available in Europe of your order meets £300
- Lots of designer-style clothing available
- Has a return policy of within seven days after you receive the goods
- No retail orders
- Cannot view the prices unless you register for an account
- You will not get approved if you will resell on eBay
Apart from selling wholesale, the company also manufactures and designs clothes. The thing is, you will not be able to view the price unless you are a member. The items are sold per lot, and each lot has between five and seven pieces of the same clothing style. For shoes, the lot has 10 to 14 pairs.
Whether you are from the US, China, Africa, India, or the UK, there are companies that offer more value for your money if you buy in bulk. However, not all of these can sell on retail. Most of the time, you need to buy per lot. The good thing about this is that most of the time, you just have to sell one piece to get back the cost of each lot.
When you shop on these sites try to pay with PayPal. if you do that then you can file a chargeback if you have any problem.