Where to get nice clothes?!

posted 11 months ago in The Lounge
Post # 16
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867 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2017

I love Banana Republic. Nice clothes but affordable. I usually shop at the factory outlet store so it’s cheaper.

Post # 17
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246 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2019

Madewell is my favorite go to for quality basics and great denim. They also have some fun pieces as well. 

Post # 18
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1221 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018 - -

I like Karen Millen, WHBM, J Brand. But I mostly like sporty, casual stuff. Basic Nordstrom B P (Nordstrom brand) v-necks, stretchy skinny jeans, Adidas shoes. I don’t work in an office.

Post # 19
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Sugar bee

I buy a lot of JCrew, Banana Republic, and Nordstrom. I’ve also been meaning to try Everlane – I hear great things about them. 

Post # 20
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2670 posts
Sugar bee

Sundance has the most beautiful tops and sweaters and jewelry. I get my jeans from Kohls.

Post # 21
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290 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2020

For plus sized clothing, I have really been digging Loft for nice clothes for work that also translate to things I can wear outside of work when I pair with jeans.  Dresses, shirts, cardigans, everything.  I’m mid 30’s and it is sometimes tough to find things that are in between clothing marketed to “young” people and “older” people. Unfortunately their plus sizes aren’t in a lot of stores right now, but I’ve figured out my size with them and nearly everything I have purchased online has fit well. 

Post # 22
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1192 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2019

WHBM, Venus, Nordstrom, Dynamite. Express has some nice work-friendly clothes. I get my work pants from Old Navy.

Post # 23
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2495 posts
Buzzing bee

Loft’s petites line for business casual work wear

Madewell & J.Crew for jeans and basics

Anthro for occassional pricier items to spice things up

Nordstrom for basics and footwear

I’m pretty limited to places that sell XXSP and carry size 23 jeans – there aren’t too many of them

Post # 24
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641 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

New York and company and Michael Kors are my go to if I want to know I’ll walk out of that store with something I’ll actually wear. I also will typically have a lot of luck at Lord and Taylor, nordstroms and Macy’s just avoid the younger trendy sections. I used to love tjmaxx and off 5th, sometimes you can find great deals there but you have to watch out for off stitching and cheap materials even on items that are supposed to be name brand. I heard somewhere that they make separate clothing for those stores that have the branding but not the quality. If you want deals check out the clearance sections of upscale department stores over discount stores. I got almost my entire initial professional wardrobe on clearance at Macy’s and I still get compliments on items that have lasted from that first round. They are out there. Ive given up on Amazon, you can expect the clothing there to last 2-4 wears before falling apart in some way.

Post # 25
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530 posts
Busy bee

Tj Maxx, Kohls, Ross’s, Boscov’s, Macy’s & of course Marshalls.

They all have a pretty decent selection! 

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