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Old 12-28-2019, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by MoNative34 View Post
I can't remember the last time I read or heard any hints of superiority from people that buy more expensive clothes.

Unlike the ones that shout from the rooftops about how they go to thrift stores and how secure they are in themselves not to care about such frivolous things like looking good.
I've dealt with those.
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Old 12-28-2019, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by jade408 View Post
Today I am wearing an H&M white based greyscale leopard T-shirt shirt dress I got 5+ years ago. It is literally one of my favorite items. I can wear it yearound changing up the shoes. It is a classic. I wear it when I am doing errands and feeling lazy with sneakers. To a dress up occasion with nicer shoes and maybe a belt.

Some days it gets a bomber jacket. Others it is a cardigan or hoodie. Another time it gets a moto jacket. They all work. When I got it I wore long drapey cardigans that have since been retired.

It has a little barely noticeable piling. It has survived weight swings. Honestly I’d love a similar higher quality one.

Today I am totally on trend with animal print and leather sneakers.

I like the idea of “better, fewer, things.” But some of my cheaper things have held up a little too well.
I went all out on H&M once. They had some items that were different from what I normally wore at the time. I felt a little uncomfortable wearing them at first, but they were a great way to express my unique style.
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Old 12-28-2019, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Forever Blue View Post
Designer clothing is of higher quality, but it's mainly for the purpose to cater to the wealthy who can afford it. I don't know about most, but many wealthy people aren't going to buy their clothes from the average retailers, such as H&M, Express, Zara, etc. Sure, they might have a couple of articles of clothing from some of them, but as a whole, they don't have to buy that...it's too cheap for them.

It's like w/ us regular, common folks...Some of us may never dream of buying Walmart clothes because we don't like the styles &/or think it's too cheap. So, some wealthy people think that about Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, etc. clothing. They're just in a higher money bracket.
Actually, I've noticed Walmart changing it up a bit when it comes to style, but only a bit.
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Old 12-29-2019, 07:59 AM
Location: Florida
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The purpose of designer clothes is simple: To make the designer rich. I won't buy anything with a designer's name emblazoned on it.
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Old Today, 04:26 PM
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Many designs are beautifully innovative works of art. A timelesss, quality piece can last you a lifetime.
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