SHIPPING & RETURNS
PLEASE NOTE: Our online store remains open and we are fulfilling orders. However, our warehouse is operating with reduced staff so we are experiencing some delays in processing shipments and returns. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about your order or return.
What shipping options are offered?
We are pleased to offer complimentary ground shipping within the US. We also offer overnight delivery via FedEx Standard Overnight for a flat rate of $35. International orders are charged a flat rate of $40 via FedEx International.
When can I expect to receive my order?
Domestic orders shipped via US Priority Mail (complimentary) should arrive between 3-8 business days. Orders placed Monday - Friday before 1:00pm EST will ship out the following business day. Orders placed Saturday and Sunday will ship out the following Monday (excluding holidays). Shipping charges are not refundable.
Domestic orders shipped via FedEx Standard Overnight ($35 flat rate) will arrive between 1-2 business days, depending on the time the order is placed. Orders placed Monday - Friday before 1:00pm EST will ship out the same day and arrive the next business day. If your Overnight Order is placed after 1:00pm EST Monday - Friday, it will ship out the following business day. Orders placed Saturday and Sunday will ship out the following Monday and arrive on Tuesday (excluding holidays). Shipping charges are not refundable.
Merlette ships globally via FedEx International or Fedex International Ground for Canada. Orders will be shipped for a flat rate of $40 and should arrive within 3-8 business days. Please note we cannot accept International returns.
Additional Notes on International Shipments:
The International shipping flat rate does not include duties or taxes. Depending on the value of your order you may be liable to pay duties. Please check with your local customs office.
Merlette does not ship to freight forwarding addresses. All orders placed using freight forwarding addresses will be cancelled immediately.
When will I receive tracking for my order?
You will receive a tracking number with your shipping confirmaton email, which will arrive to you within 1-2 business days after the order is placed. With the tracking number, you can track your package's journey to you. Have a question about your order? Email us at email@example.com.
How much duties and taxes will I have to pay?
Prices on the site do not include any taxes or duties. If you are shipping within the USA, sales tax will only be charged on orders shipped within New York state.
If you are shipping internationally, we currently ship all items Delivery Duty Unpaid (DDU). Once your order is shipped, the carrier will bill you directly to pay all import duties, customs and local sales taxes levied by the country you are shipping to. Please check with your local customs office for details. Merlette is not responsible for duties, customs or local taxes for orders shipped outside of the USA.
What if my order is incorrect or arrives damaged?
We will take appropriate steps to rectify any issues with damaged or incorrect orders. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with pictures and a description of the fault within three business days of receiving your package. If your item needs to be repaired, replaced, or refunded, we will provide you with free return shipping.
EXCHANGES AND RETURNS
Do you accept exchanges?
Yes, we have extended the window to accept exchanges for regular price items purchased within the US to be within 14 days of receipt of order. If you have an eligible item that you would like to exchange, please email email@example.com and you will be issued an Return Authorization number and complete instructions. Items purchase on sale are not eligible for exchange.
What is your return policy?
Merlette accepts returns in the US only, now within 14 days of receipt of the order, provided a Return Authorization has been granted. Items shipped outside of the US are not eligible to be returned at this time.
Any item purchased on sale is a final sale and is not eligible for return or refund.
To arrange for a return of an eligible item:
1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the order number, item you wish to return and reason for the request within 7 days of receipt of your order.
2. Once reviewed, you will receive a Return Authorization number and shipping label.
Please ensure items are unworn, unwashed and in the same condition they were received with the hangtag intact and sent in the original packaging.
Merlette is unable to accept returns that are requested beyond 7 days from the receipt of order."
If my return request is approved how and when will I receive my refund?
Once your eligible return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. If the returned item is in acceptable condition in accordance with the return criteria stated above, your refund will be approved. Should the return not match the qualifying criteria, the refund will be rejected. Once approved, the refund will be processed and a credit will automatically be applied to your original method of payment. Please note it may take up to 7 business days to reflect on your account.