Enough of gift shopping for other. Its time to shop for your self. With spring cleaning over and your wardrobe displaying quite amount of empty space, its time you get onto some serious clothing shopping. But then, before you step into your favorite mall, you must zero in on some point to avoid any bad buy.
Here’s the plan:
I suppose you are no Paris Hilton to buy the entire Prada or DKNY store in your closet, thus you must first get your budget right. Create your budget first.
Simultaneously, check out what you actually need. Is it a pair of trousers, shirts, skirts, shoes, tees or your sweats. Note them down and remember to carry the list while you are out shopping.
Never shop alone, take along someone for a second opinion. Or else you can seek help from a salesperson.
Try out the clothes you want to buy. Watch yourself in a three-way mirror, check for the zippers, buttons and especially the seams. Or else walk a bit to ensure or move your arms to ensure it comfortable. Are the clothes comfortable? Do you look good? Check through all sides.
While buying undergarments check them thoroughly. In case the store doesn’t allow a trial, carry a old good fitting piece and check out the size. It is advisable purchase the label you usually buy, since the size offer differ with respect to lingerie brands.
Ensure the exchange policy of the store. Check whether they have a cash back offer or another buy opportunity.
A few extra points
Avoid purchasing from a store that does not have a exchange or return policy.
If you want to try something new, take along a friend with a good dressing sense and someone you trust.
Check for the colors, fabrics and care tags.
If you are plus sized, never try to purchase cloths that are tight fitting. Try for plus size garments that are stylish and comfortable, avoid buying an attire that tends to squeeze you.
These few tips will surely help you in smart buying.