How to Never Regret a Clothing Purchase Ever Again
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To help answer that question, we’ve compiled a series of 12 quick questions you should ask yourself before heading to the register. It will save you from buyer's remorse or a mean case of the should-have-bought-its: we promise.
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It’s not a great deal if you never wear it. End of story.
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Buying a size smaller to inspire weight loss is just plain delusional. We’ve done it enough to know.
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If it’s making you itch, you’ve got to ditch.
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Label junkie is not a good look.
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That five-for-$50 deal is intended to suck you in. Resist!
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Quick! Think of three outfits you’d wear with this piece. Can’t do it? Put it back on the rack.
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If you're thinking, “This would be great for some unspecified black-tie-event I could potentially be invited to in the future," we have four words for you: put it back now.
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You know yourself best. When was the last time you went to the dry cleaners? More than a month ago? Skip the silk.
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“I can totally afford this if I don’t eat out this month.” No. You will still eat out, and you will be poor.
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Don’t own a trench coat? Go ahead and buy one. Have three? Maybe pass, even if it’s so good.
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You’re known for wearing preppy polos and you’re buying a punk band tee. If it feels wrong, it’s going to look wrong.
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If you’re vacillating now, that poor piece of clothing is bound to be neglected.