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Old 09-16-2019, 10:54 AM
 
Location: NYC
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I've noticed more and more ladies shopping at men's clothing section at dept stores. No, they are not buying them for a guy they are buying for themselves. I see ladies mostly buying guy jackets, sweat shirts, blazers, and dress shirts.

In fact, when I checkout clothes for my teenage boys I often find a lady trying on a boys 14-16 jacket or shirt.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:07 AM
 
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I read an article a while back about women buying men’s jeans because they fit better.

I buy a pack of men’s v neck undershirts and wear them under a sweater or jacket for work. Dress them up with a nice statement necklace and no one can tell it’s a men’s shirt.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:59 AM
 
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No, they are not buying them for a guy they are buying for themselves.

You ask them all?
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:06 PM
 
Location: colorado springs, CO
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I've shopped for Levi's before in the Men's department because I'm 5'10" & the Women's section doesn't carry the 34" inseam.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:09 PM
 
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I think most women have always felt comfortable shopping in the men's section. When I was younger, I used to wear men's jeans. Back then, I had no butt to speak of, so the jeans fit me better across my back end.


I think most of my tshirts and hoodies can be worn by men or women.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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I've never been able to successfully wear much out of the men's department. Pants never fit. Shirts are usually too tight around the hips and too big through the shoulders.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:32 PM
 
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If you are in a size 2, 4 or 6 most women's clothes are made for women under 5' 4" in height. Try finding pants with an inseam of 32" or longer. Try finding tops that are long enough in the sleeve AND long enough in the torso in small sizes.

Women's "tall" sizes rarely are available until you get to about size 10 or in medium sizes. Sometimes you can find a top in small with sleeves long enough, but, they are about 2" - 3" too short for your torso. Or, you can find women's long sleeve tops long enough in the torso, but, the sleeves are too short.

Because men's shirts are typically longer in the torso and sleeve length I can fit nicely into men's small/regular shirts. Not a lot of color choices, but, better than nothing. Men's pants don't work for me as I am too curvy - but, at least I can find turtlenecks for winter wear.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:36 PM
 
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Not me. Shirts are shapeless and don't fit a woman's shape. Don't know about pants as I'll stick to women's.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:53 PM
 
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Not me either. I do shop in the men's section for my husband's clothing, but no one has ever asked me who I'm buying for.
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Old 09-16-2019, 01:02 PM
 
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Yup I buy my jeans that are labeled for men.

Same with flannel shirts.

I worked retail so I got all the flavors wondering thru different departmemts. .. men buying a mid section girdle because of a recent surgery. I actually learned a thing or two from a person who entered drag queen events. Heck their makeup was impeccable !

But yes it's now okay for females to buy boxer shorts for themselves too.
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