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Re-vamping my wardrobe on a tiny budget

Nelsonq

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First off, great site. Only working my way through some of the threads but seems like the place is packed with good info. I'm looking to basically clear out 95% of my wardrobe. Currently consists of jeans that look too big for me, t-shirts that have been well worn and are pretty boring and hoodies (my usual go-to item when I'm not bothered finding something better. And then there's a pair of converse thrown in the finish off the lot. The items I am keeping include a couple of pair of chinos (see below) - these fit much better than any pair of jeans I've ever owned (and no, I don't have them turned up at the end). Tops-wise I'm keeping a few shirts/longsleeves and the jacket shown below.

Based in the UK but I'm looking to purchase online. Is yoox.com a good place for someone like myself to start from? What would you recommend to add to the mix below (I know there's no much to work from but it's the best I could do)? Budget is around £800 over a couple of months.

Both Topman
Both River Island

Reiss



Thanks.
 

Ich_Dien

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Arguably I wouldn't buy anything you've suggested - and you'll find others here are going to agree with me, especially as regards the shoes.

You talk about wanting clothes that fit, therefore Yoox probably isn't the best place to start unless you really know what brand you are buying and have experience with it and its cut. Many sites don't offer even just measurements so you're going to be playing a lottery when it comes to fit.

You're better off buying from B&S here, as you'll get way better deals than on the high street (your other choices) and people provide measurements.

Good luck and welcome to Styleforvm.
 

Nelsonq

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Thank you for the reply Ich_Dien. I can't say I'm overly happy with what I posted up there but believe me, it's an improvement on what I had before that. Out of interest, how come the shoes are getting slated the most? :)



Quote: B&S? Point taken on Yoox. I see that they have a returns policy if something doesn't suit but to be honest I don't fancy paying extra to send items back and then hoping you get the correct size sent to you again.
 

Mariooo

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Ich_Dien was talking about the Marketplace forum here...
I may also suggest browsing the Streetwear & Denim forum, it seems it's closer to what you may have in mind?

If you have a city nearby, nothing beats trying on clothes :)
 

Nelsonq

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Thanks Mariooo, I was supposed to post it there! I was looking at the WAYWT Discussion Thread and then went to create a new topic but somehow went to here instead. I'll post it over there as it's definitely more suited to that forum.
 

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