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Old 11-02-2016, 01:05 PM
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ll Bean and Orvis and use there credit card for free shipping also.
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Old 11-02-2016, 04:49 PM
Location: Houston, TX
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Originally Posted by silibran View Post
I have bought online for years, but am doing even more of that now.

Lands End
LL Bean
Duluth Trading Co.
Zappos for shoes, almost exclusively now
Costco for "trail" socks
Kohls for underwear and sleepwear and other occasional purchases (I find Kohl's clothes to have quality issues, but sometimes I have found things there.)
Dress Barn because it is convenient, and sometimes I am desperate. But their clothes aren't really my style.
I have a couple of coats I got from Marshalls, but I have not had luck finding things in the TJ Maxx in this area. The coats are several years old.
I have a couple of coats that I purchased from Dillards several years ago. There is no Dillards where I live now.

I occasionally buy from Christopher & Banks, but I feel their stuff is a little too cutesy, and the quality isn't that great.

I used to buy from Chicos, but there isn't one close to where I live now. I might try to do online ordering some time.

I've also started buying from Goodwill. I've had decent luck doing that.
I don't get how people buy clothes online. I've never had good luck buying clothing online, and I buy everything online I can. The only exception is for an item I've tried on in the store first. I do this with my crazy expensive running shoes. I'll try them on in the store, find the right fit in the right size, then buy the identical shoe online for less. But everything else I buy in person. There's no way for me to know if it fits right or will look good on me otherwise, and I've done too many returns due to improper fit/ugliness. I am no size 3 5'10" model, so the individuals wearing the clothing they want me to purchase are not representative of me in any way, shape, or form.
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Old 11-02-2016, 05:01 PM
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White House | Black Market - mostly in their boutiques, but some online





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Old 11-02-2016, 07:46 PM
Location: At home.
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Most of my clothing, shoes, and accessories (purses, jewelry, etc.) comes from thrift stores...Goodwill, Family Thrift, and local thrifts. If I shop in stores, I always go to the clearance racks first. Underwear is usually from Target.
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Old 11-02-2016, 09:01 PM
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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TJ Maxx
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Old 11-02-2016, 09:01 PM
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Consignment stores
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Old 11-03-2016, 05:52 AM
Location: South Carolina
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Thrift stores all the way I can go into thrift stores with 25 and come out with a closet full of clothes and name brands too for next to nothing . I think I'm helping the earth stay around a lil longer if we re use clothes .
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Old 11-03-2016, 07:31 AM
Location: SW Florida
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I also buy at petite friendly stores because I always have a problem with the armholes being too big if it fits across the chest on anything sleeveless.

My favorite place for pants these days is Chico's. Don't care for much of their other clothes as they have a tendency to look matronly. Dillards, J.C. Penney's and occasionally places like T.J. Maxx or Marshalls. I get annoyed trying to shop in those last two because I don't like having to rummage through racks and racks of clothes to find the one thing that might fit me plus they don't seem to have a very good selection especially in petites.

I have bought online from LL Bean in the past and still have a pair of leggings from at least 10 years ago that are still in good shape. That's more than I can say for most stores.
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Old 11-03-2016, 07:51 AM
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Most from Costco, their jeans, dress shirts, underwear, socks, and slacks are all well made, fit great, good prices, and of course they have a liberal return policy. I don't care a bit about the name brand of what I wear. I do also wear a lot of pocket Ts, and those I get good quality online for $5-6 rather than pay the department store prices of $20-50.
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Old 11-03-2016, 08:01 AM
Location: New Yawk
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Thrift store. One advantage to living on an island full of rich people is I get to buy their cast-off, good quality brands for really cheap. Brand-wise, I'd have to say that J.Crew is at the top of my list; particularly with pants, it is one of the few brands that actually seems to understand petite proportions. Banana Republic is a lose second. The only place I buy new things is The Rainforest Site; lot's of quirky, handmade pieces, and a portion of sales go toward various environmental and humanitarian causes.
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