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Do You Have to Try On Before You Buy?


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zc zc 9 years
it depends on what. if it's a simple top then not, but for most others i prefer trying it on.
Loreal25 Loreal25 9 years
I like to try on everything. Because even if I know my size in a certain brand, the color may not fit me as well as I thought it would. I still love online shopping though. I usually order two sizes and return what doesn't fit.
melda melda 9 years
it depends
OldSchooler OldSchooler 9 years
Is that Stephanie Seymour? WOW what legs. I buy online without fret only if I know the brand very well and trust them to be consistent. If I want an item that's a bargain on online from an unfamiliar brand (e.g. my awesome Chip and Pepper jeans and Taverniti So jeans) I make my husband take my measurements to make sure it'll fit. Otherwise I try everything on... petite girls have to!
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 9 years
TOTALLY depends on the brand. For example...I buy a lot of Lucky jeans. I have three pair in my view right pair is a 2, one is a 3, the other is a 6. All three fit...though the 2 fits slightly looser than the 6. How...? Dunno, don't care. I love me some Lucky. So I deal.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
It depends on if I know my size in the brand or not.
Tari007 Tari007 9 years
I love going shopping and trying on clothes, I mean, that's the most fun part of shopping anyway! But if I know my size I don't mind shopping online and not being able to try it on (I shop plenty at and 99% of the time what I buy fits me perfectly).
dguillenm dguillenm 9 years
depends if buying online I will go to a department store and try on the brand items to make sure I get the sizing right. In store if it is busy buy return later if it doesn't fit or get it tailored.
designergirl designergirl 9 years
I shop online sometimes for brands I know will fit me becuase it often seems like all the shoes I like in my size are sold out in the store. I've never bought any clothes online that didn't fit me, but it's not that big of a risk for me because it seems like I have to get everything I buy, in store or online, altered anyways... Being short sucks.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
if i can find a better online deal, say free shipping and discounts, then i'll try the item on at the store and then purchase it. i hardly purchase clothes online if i can't try them on somewhere beforehand.
julie11 julie11 9 years
I have two small active boys so shopping in person is a luxury. But I do not shop online unless they offer free shipping and returns, most of the time things fit pretty well.
RoyalBlueMoss RoyalBlueMoss 9 years
I'm pretty good with knowing my size. Have an XS? Have a Size 0 or 2? I'll buy them off line and they 99% of the time fit. Rarely do I have to exchange for sizes. Most returns I do are because I don't like the items in person.
Hootie Hootie 9 years
Oh yes! The only thing I don't try on is socks!
mommie mommie 9 years
yes, its the best way to cut down on the returns. I return more if I buy without trying.
wendyelle wendyelle 9 years
i do so much of my shopping online now to get the best prices that i rarely get to try anything on before i buy. if i know its available at a familiar store though i'll probably stop there and try it on, but its not necessary, especially since most websites have a good return policy.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
It is a known fact that a Small in one brand is not the same as a Small in another. I have to try on clothes before buying. the only store i dont is Forever 21, they are universally always the same.
Dr_NO Dr_NO 9 years
Yes, I have to try on before I buy, but every once in a while I'll take the plunge. Usually I'm disappointed.
melody20 melody20 9 years
Clothes and shoes i never buy w/out trying them on. If they don´t fit you gotta sell or pay extra shipping to change!
Lala77 Lala77 9 years
it depends, I've bought shoes and tops online but not pants, skirts or dresses, oh now I've remembered I have bought a dress online one time and even if it's the right size I look awful in it :( there are a lots of things that I like and when I try them on they don't look good on me so at the end I believe that some things you really do have to try on to see if they look good on your figure :)
swimerbear05 swimerbear05 9 years
I am an athlete so I have an especially hard time finding clothes that fit appropriately. Jeans are a must to try on, most designers don't really take into account that some girls thigh sizes are a size larger than their waists! Frustrating!
steen steen 9 years
terrywagner123 terrywagner123 9 years
Hey, if it doesn't fit, I can always donate or give it as a gift.
SummerBaby SummerBaby 9 years
it really depends on what im buying.. with tops i know what size i am.. so if im just grabbin a t-shirt or something then no... but for pretty much everything else! YES! i need to try it on!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I have to try EVERYTHING on no matter what! And it's true - that's why me and online shopping DON'T mix!
vmruby vmruby 9 years
Yes....For certain things i have to(jeans,skirts,dresses) but not everything.
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