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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?
Generally, but then I can find myself in the trap of buying multiples of the same item... e.g. breton tops!
No I'm not a good judge of that! It's so conditional to the mood I'm in. I haven't figured out a system to gauge that yet either.
Absolutely. Color is always my guide.
I see what else in my wardrobe would go with it.
I ask myself 'do I really like this?' 'will I wear it' and try to answer that honestly.
Yes, by spending a lot of time in the dressing room
I wish I could say I was a good judge of this, but I'm still not.
I know if anything pinches--shoes or jeans--it's going to sit in a drawer. I'm a terrible judge of whether a garment will fit if I don't try it on.
The only really great predictor of whether a clothing item will be worn is trying it on in a dressing room as opposed to trying it on at home after purchasing or shopping online.
if it haunts me if I don't at first, I will wear it. if I can stretch in every way and be bloated on occasions I will wear it. if it has a story of a person I know who made it or a story of how I got it, it will be worn many many times with much love. if I impulse buy when feeling bad that's the only occasion I might not because it's not actually 'me'.
I'm awful at this. I'm trying to get better, but I quite often buy things that I love the look of and then never wear again. Mostly it's things that I've seen on other people that look really cool - that I then can't really pull off. Crazy things recently have been a silver bomber jacket and bright red socks...
yes, finally in my dotage...
Yes i feel i have, most of the stuff i buy, i buy for a reason.
Yes. Once I know it wont be worn, I give it out.
I'm still trying to figure out how to know in advance by sticking to my list even when i see something i like
Yes, I'm extremely good at buying what I will need and use. It's taken a lot of practice, but I'm really proud of this skill.
I consider myself quite good at judging if it’ll be worn. If I like it, I’ll wear it. So if I like it, I buy it.
Usually, but it's just about saying "I won;t buy this if I won't wear it."