Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
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COVID-19 (coronavirus) FAQs and information
**Is it safe to shop from your site? **
The health and safety of colleagues and the wider community has always been our first priority. We have enhanced safety measures in place to safeguard teams, going above and beyond government guidelines to maximize protection.
What are you doing to ensure colleagues' safety?
We have introduced a number of additional health-and-safety measures that go above and beyond the government guidelines. These include:
- 6ft or above social distancing respected throughout site
- Temperature-control checks on entry, using advanced thermal screening technology
- Staggered breaks, staggered entry and exit to site and a one-way system implemented to site
- Increased cleaning and disinfecting of equipment
- PPE, including masks, gloves and sanitizer
What about the delivery of my purchase?
For your safety, we’re providing contactless delivery during this time. Our driver will ring or knock on your door, place your order on the ground and step back 6ft. Instead of asking for a signature, we’ll make a note of your full name to ensure your order has been left in safe hands. Please note that NET‑A‑PORTER will not be held responsible for any loss or damage that may occur once your order has been delivered in this way.
In line with government guidelines, all our drivers will be wearing face masks and gloves and are regularly washing their hands and carrying hand sanitiser. We’re also continuing to monitor their health and well-being so they can continue completing deliveries to the highest possible standard. Our fleet of vans are disinfected daily and deep cleaned once a week to maintain utmost cleanliness.
Our shipping partners
We are working with our shipping partners, DHL and UPS, to ensure all appropriate health and hygiene standards are adhered to. They are both currently operating a contactless delivery system. Where a signature would usually be required or this has been requested by you, they will endeavour to take the recipient’s name as proof of delivery and follow socially distanced protocol. When a signature is waived by you or not possible, they will leave your parcel where you specified.
Please note that NET‑A‑PORTER or our shipping partners will not be held responsible for any loss or damage that may occur once your order has been delivered as set out above.
Why is my return taking longer to process?
Your return may take slightly longer to process as we have enhanced health and safety measures in place to protect our teams and customers. We are ensuring a minimum of 72 hours to process returned packages.
Do I need an account to place an order?
You can shop without creating an account. However, if you register with us, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:
- Track your orders and review past purchases
- Request an exchange or return directly from your account
- Add pieces you love or missed out on to your Wish List
- Save your address and card details so you can shop even quicker in future
How do I reset my password?
If you‘ve forgotten your password, request a link to reset it or follow the ‘Forgotten password’ instructions on the ‘Sign In’ page.
What packaging options can I choose from?
Your order will be placed in one of our signature black boxes and luxuriously tied with ribbon. All our signature boxes are FSC-certified and fully recyclable.
For a more discreet option, you can receive your purchases wrapped in tissue and placed in a FSC-certified, recyclable, brown cardboard box.
Orders will be delivered in our chic NET‑A‑PORTER black carrier bags. Alternatively, you can opt for 'discreet packaging' and your purchases will arrive in an unbranded recycled paper brown bag.
Where an order consists solely of shoes, it will be delivered in the original designer shoe box and protected by a brown cardboard box as per basic packaging. To receive your shoes in a NET‑A‑PORTER Signature box, check the gift box under our packaging options.
Your beauty items will be sent in a sealed compostable bag made from bio-based materials.
All sale purchases will be shipped in basic packaging.
Where do you ship my order from?
We ship all orders from our US and Italian locations. You will be notified in the order confirmation email if a part of your order might be shipped from Italy and you will receive one or more emails containing your tracking number once each package has left us.
For items coming from Italy, no additional taxes and duties will be charged.
When will my credit card be charged?
As soon as you complete your order, authorization for the necessary payment will be requested automatically to verify the validity of the credit card and availability of funds; however, the card is not charged at this time. The actual payment occurs when the order is dispatched, at which point you will receive a notification email.
If your order contains items that are shipped from our US and Italian locations, your card will be charged when each package is dispatched. In this case, you may see multiple payments corresponding to the same order and payment authorization.
If you have any queries about a possible refund, please consult our Receiving a refund FAQ.
How do I redeem an existing Gift Card?
If you need to redeem a Gift Card, please contact our Customer Care team for help with placing your order.
Can I return items marked as final sale?
Fragrance, nail polish, and aerosols cannot be exchanged or returned due to transport restrictions.
During our sale, any other products marked as ‘Final Sale’ cannot be returned or exchanged. For more information, please consult our Terms and Conditions.
For all other items, our usual Return Policy applies.
Do you offer price adjustments on sale items?
We offer a price adjustment on items purchased up to seven days prior to the start of a sale. Please be aware that the exact style and size must be available for purchase at the time your request is made before any adjustment in the price can be approved.
All approved price changes will be credited to your NET‑A‑PORTER account as store credit. This will be automatically deducted at checkout when you next place an order.
Can I amend or cancel an item from my order?
Depending on the status of your order, it may be possible to cancel an item or change it to a different size. Please note, we’re unable to combine or add an item to an existing order.
If you need to make any amendments to your purchase, please call our Customer Care team as soon as possible and we’ll see what we can do.
What do I do if I think an item that I purchased from your site is faulty?
Simply email email@example.com and we’ll look into this for you. When you get in touch with us, please provide your order number and photographs of your item. Please be aware that items which have been damaged as a result of normal wear and tear, by accident, or your own misuse, will not be considered faulty. This does not affect your statutory rights.
Where can I find information on sustainability?
Where can I find your Care and Repair partners?
Blanc is a sustainable, tech-powered company that offers a non-toxic alternative to conventional dry cleaning, alongside alterations and more aftercare services
Shopboy specializes in a full range of alterations and repairs for men and women with on-site services provided by their master tailors
SoleHeeled offers specialized repairs and restorations on leather jackets and accessories such as shoes, handbags, belts and wallets
United Arab Emirates
The Cobbler is a premium, traditional leather expert with locations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and a collection service throughout the UAE. It provides expert shoe restoration, repair and cleaning services