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35. Are you generally a good judge of whether what you buy will end up being worn? Have you figured out how to know in advance?
Maybe today. I'm trying to think what kind of clothes I usually wear, in what kind of situations. And will I be able to combine this new piece with those at home. Or does it solve a problem ("I can't go riding if it rains, because I don't have a proper raincoat." So I bought one.)
Generally I am, this is a learned behaviour though. However, I still refuse to cut the tags off a garment until I am 100% sure it is going to be worn. If it still hasn't been worn up until a week before the exchange period is up I will take it back to the store for a refund.
na - im rubbish at it
if i'm buying stuff because i want to buy something without finding something I usually end up not wearing it. So now I buy food then or wine.
I am a good judge of if I will wear it 65% of the time.
I have got better at this, though given that I have taken to shopping online more frequently in the last few years I have got things wrong on a few occasions. Generally the things I don't end up wearing aren't things I dislike the look of, but things that don't quite work that well on my body.
I try on my clothes in the store
Yes - most of the times. Sometimes I buy things to push my limits a little bit and those can be hit or miss.
I have a list of the things that I need and that I already have.
I have gotten better. I used to buy so many things.
Yes, if I buy something, I have to really like it, because otherwise I know it won't get worn as often as it should.
Mostly? I have a gut feeling when I'm taking a chance on something, and can be very impulsive. Since I have to little free time, I will often buy something because I'll be annoyed if I didn't get it, and end up wanting it. I do return a lot of things, or, if I take the tags off, give them to my friends or sell them at resale stores.
I try everything on, so I know if it will fit, which means then I will wear it. I have not had any luck clothes shopping online. When I gave that up, I became a much better shopper for items I will keep and wear.
I have gotten quite good at this. I had a phase where I was insane about rules about what could come into the closet and it could only be pragmatic things that would work in every day life. I think that is still a good philosophy.
I only buy stuff I will wear
I try it on, and if I love it it ends up being worn. Otherwise, I don't buy it.
I only buy things if I'm 100% sure I will wear it. If I love the item I'll likely be excited to wear it.
Yes, always, I only buy clothes that I'm sure I will wear.
Yes, you have to try it and spend some minute in it, doing any kind of movements, if it's comfortable and soft, it's good! Or if you feel awesome on it!