Getting a new Ecommerce site up and running quickly can be challenging.
Building an online store requires time, effort and investment. In short: it’s a daunting task. But there is a better — read: quicker and easier — way to sell online.
Shopify is an all-in-one solution that handles everything you need for distance selling, enabling you to sell everywhere your customers are — be that web, mobile, social media, online marketplaces, or brick-and-mortar locations. It really is an invaluable tool for no-code businesses.
And although Shopify handles almost everything for you, there’s one vital element you’re in the driver’s seat for: design. After all, you don’t want your Shopify store front to look like everyone else’s.
Not flexed your design skills for a while? Or need a faster route to market than designing from scratch? That’s where Shopify themes come in — and there are plenty of free themes to get you started:
Who it’s for? As the name suggests, Fashe is a free Shopify theme designed for fashion brands and clothing retailers.
Why you’ll love it: Fashe has a clean, attractive and eye catching look and feel, with a full width slideshow header and a variety of front page options to let you make your shop bespoke. It offers multi-column product layout and excellent product filters and sorting, meaning it is extremely user-friendly as well.
Who it’s for? This template works brilliantly for winter sports and outdoor-related retail.
Why you’ll love it: The front page of this theme offers a huge slideshow, and the theme as a whole is extremely customizable, with loads of options to change fonts and colors to suit your brand. Multi-columned menu navigation allows you to sort products however you like, and it is a great option for businesses with over 50 products and multiple collections.
Who it’s for? Vintage stores and online shops selling artwork.
Why you’ll love it: The Minimal Shopify theme has a great looking wide layout, and is packed with features that help you customize to your heart’s content. It is very simple to use so is perfect for newcomers to Shopify, and offers the option to add a message to customers to create a more personalized feel to the shopping experience.
Who it’s for? Clothing and apparel stores and brands.
Why you’ll love it: Brooklyn is all about aesthetics, and has an outstanding appearance which is perfect for stores with great imagery and a strong brand. With a slide-out cart and home page video, Brooklyn webshops make a stunning visual impression, and are designed with mobile devices in mind.
Who it’s for? Businesses selling just one product, or with a very small range.
Why you’ll love it: This beautiful, minimal theme is perfect for businesses with one stand-out product, and uses powerful imagery to tell a great brand or product story. If you want to use images and video to provide an engaging backstory to your product, brand or business, then this is the theme for you.