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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-28-09 05:13 PM
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19. I haven't bought a suit in a long time, and I did okay with skirt suits, but
pant suits never work. If the jacket fits, the pants are always too big. And it isn't really that I'm such disparate sizes on top and bottom either!
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  -I recently went shopping with a friend for women's clothing. ThomCat  May-28-09 04:41 PM   #0 
  - trust me, i've thought about burning down a number of stores because of that  fizzgig   May-28-09 04:43 PM   #1 
  - Take both sets up to the counter and simply say,...  HopeHoops   May-28-09 04:44 PM   #2 
  - Does that really work?  ThomCat   May-28-09 04:49 PM   #7 
     - If they want the sale, it will work.  HopeHoops   May-28-09 04:55 PM   #9 
     - they could be somewhat sneaky and unethical...  gmoney   May-28-09 11:55 PM   #40 
     - they could be somewhat sneaky and unethical...  gmoney   May-28-09 11:55 PM   #41 
     - I think that would depend on where you shop.  Quantess   May-28-09 11:58 PM   #42 
  - I actually was able to buy a swim suit w/ separate top and bottom  MissMillie   May-28-09 04:44 PM   #3 
  - Yes, I am in the new place.  ThomCat   May-28-09 04:53 PM   #8 
  - Welcome to our world!  supernova   May-28-09 04:45 PM   #4 
  - I know from former coworkers  ThomCat   May-28-09 04:56 PM   #10 
     - It's so right, men's clothes are boring!  latebloomer   May-28-09 05:47 PM   #26 
     - Women have more polyester in clothes. More natural fabrics in men's clothes. nt  Captain Hilts   May-28-09 09:37 PM   #32 
  - See my thread for women's clothing nightmares:  SeattleGirl   May-28-09 04:45 PM   #5 
  - Yes, buying clothing sized in inches instead of mysterious sizes  ThomCat   May-28-09 04:59 PM   #11 
     - Yep.  SeattleGirl   May-28-09 05:18 PM   #20 
  - THANK YOU!  Fleshdancer   May-28-09 04:49 PM   #6 
  - If someone opened a boutique, where everything was checked and measured  ThomCat   May-28-09 05:03 PM   #13 
     - There are actually a lot of women  LoveMyCali   May-28-09 10:11 PM   #37 
  - Don't get me started!  Enrique   May-28-09 05:00 PM   #12 
  - Is that her signature line in her comedy routine?  ThomCat   May-28-09 05:04 PM   #15 
     - Molly Shannon as "Jeanie Darcy"  Enrique   May-28-09 05:08 PM   #16 
  - TC: You ought to see women's shoes - made of junk, cost a fortune,  old mark   May-28-09 05:03 PM   #14 
  - It seems like there are a lot of classic styles in women's shoes.  ThomCat   May-28-09 05:09 PM   #17 
  - i very rarely buy women's shoes  fizzgig   May-28-09 05:12 PM   #18 
     - Same here. Men's shoes are better made and wide enough to fit my little toes. nt  Captain Hilts   May-28-09 09:38 PM   #33 
  - I haven't bought a suit in a long time, and I did okay with skirt suits, but  Left Is Write   May-28-09 05:13 PM   #19 
  - Ah, didn't you know that women aren't allowed to have shoulders.  ThomCat   May-28-09 05:34 PM   #25 
     - I don't feel disproportionate -  Left Is Write   May-28-09 05:58 PM   #27 
     - No, you can't have shoulders. Sorry. Leave them at home! That's a BIG problem for me. nt  Captain Hilts   May-28-09 09:39 PM   #35 
  - Most suits have the pants and jackets sold separately.  RebelOne   May-28-09 05:20 PM   #21 
  - That's awesome! I wish we had been able to find any store  ThomCat   May-28-09 05:32 PM   #24 
     - Not looking in the right places:  Chan790   May-28-09 11:44 PM   #39 
  - If you know anyone who has slightly different sized feet  marzipanni   May-28-09 05:20 PM   #22 
  - Womens sizes are ridiculous  HarukaTheTrophyWife   May-28-09 05:31 PM   #23 
  - Is that how men's suits are sold? Separately?  skygazer   May-28-09 06:13 PM   #28 
  - Cheap suits are often sold as suit separates...  Chan790   May-29-09 12:06 AM   #43 
  - They don't make any women's clothing in my size.  flvegan   May-28-09 06:18 PM   #29 
  - Sure they do. It all just says "Property of East German Ladies Swim Team"  LeftyMom   May-28-09 11:14 PM   #38 
  - If that confuses you, don't even ask about bra sizing  AwakeAtLast   May-28-09 09:30 PM   #30 
  - They want to keep women in the store as long as possible to increase impluse purchases.  Captain Hilts   May-28-09 09:35 PM   #31 
  - Try the Lands' End catalog.  Brigid   May-28-09 09:38 PM   #34 
  - Some people love small numbers-  jmm   May-28-09 09:55 PM   #36 
  - i thought you meant YOU were shopping for womens clothing  datasuspect   May-29-09 02:05 AM   #44 
  - No joke  quakerboy   May-29-09 02:28 AM   #45 
  - Many manufacturers sell separates  Sanity Claws   May-29-09 06:51 AM   #46 

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