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The "No" Factor?

mensimageconsultant

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Obviously most people won't wear clothes they believe to fit them poorly or are very different from their personal style (excluding interviews and such) or buy clothes they cannot afford. That leaves brand, perceived quality, feel, and aesthetic details such as color. Is it fair to say that you would most strongly refuse to buy an item if you dislike the color? What if it were a quality item discounted to a very low price?
 

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For me, it would go:

1) Color
2) Fit (secondary to color, b/c it can be altered)
3) Brand

I don't buy clothes I don't like, no matter how cheap, because "the most expensive the clothes you'll ever buy are the ones you don't wear." Space is also an issue, I don't need more "house-only clothes."
 

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A sale can cause people to buy things they can't afford too.
 

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not sure if this applies to this thread, but this is for me with high-end reproduction jeans especially Sugarcane.

they have cuts that are imo, not flattering at all (not totally sure havent tried on one yet, just seen in fit pictures)
but they possess some of the better minute aesthetic details and the indigo/denim is one of the most unique combining sugar cane fibers with cotton to produce a special denim and using some select fabrics and dyeing techniques to produce a very highly lauded garment.

i dont have 300 dollars to experiment with that jean to purchase, but if it ever were on sale (or more realistically a my size being unloaded on B&S by someone desperately needing the money) i may be inclined to purchase it

even though it is not my style in fit and may not complement how i perceive myself to look
 

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or how about this one: Would you guys buy a pair of shoes in a half size larger or smaller if they were a style you were looking for at a very good price?
 

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Originally Posted by sho'nuff
Sugarcane stuff

I own my Sugarcane's for this very reason is that they don't have the modern fit of some of my other denim and provide a nice change of pace in the winter. They allow for a greater variety of pairing with some of my other clothes that I might not otherwise choose. The quality is another factor that put them over the edge and made me want to purchase.
 

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Originally Posted by sho'nuff
not sure if this applies to this thread, but this is for me with high-end reproduction jeans especially Sugarcane.

they have cuts that are imo, not flattering at all (not totally sure havent tried on one yet, just seen in fit pictures)
but they possess some of the better minute aesthetic details and the indigo/denim is one of the most unique combining sugar cane fibers with cotton to produce a special denim and using some select fabrics and dyeing techniques to produce a very highly lauded garment.

i dont have 300 dollars to experiment with that jean to purchase, but if it ever were on sale (or more realistically a my size being unloaded on B&S by someone desperately needing the money) i may be inclined to purchase it

even though it is not my style in fit and may not complement how i perceive myself to look


Have you seen this, Shoe?

Not like you really need any more jeans at this point. srsly.
 

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I look at the colour first. For example, I NEVER wear bright colours period. If there was a fantastic Gucci shirt in bright green for $25, I would pass.

When it comes down to something like a pair of jeans that has a particular cut, I would first see what colour it is and then whether or not the cut complements my body. After that, I will look at the price. If it's reasonably priced, I buy it then, if it's expensive, I will sit down and think about how I would use it and whether it will be worn enough and match my other clothing to justify the asking price.

So yeah... colour is an important factor.

A
 

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Since I made my wardrobe Styleforum-approved, I refuse to buy anything not properly-sized, no matter how cheap, even if free. Fit is paramount in my life now.
 

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I have to say that color and pattern used to be the prime deal-breaker for me. But I'm also with bluemagic, that fit is #1 for me now. I can deal with a color that I'm not crazy about if the fit is really flattering.
 

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