Details to look for when buying a new coat
There are many things to consider when deciding on whether or not to purchase a new item of clothing. The most common ones that come to mind are: price, relevance, and overall appearance. If a jacket is in vogue, within your price range, and fits with your personal style, then there is little reason to not buy it. There are, of course, other things that you may want to consider, though. Here are some points to consider when you’re buying a new addition to your wardrobe:
- Versatility – unless you are comfortable buying every item you fall in love with, versatility is something you should consider before a purchase. A double breasted red pea coat may catch your fancy, but it’s likely there aren’t many outfits that you can cook up with it. A dark green or black pea coat with hood may work much better with the majority of items in your wardrobe.
- Longevity – while it’s great to always be caught up with current fashion, some styles are simply fads. Cold shoulder tops aren’t going to last forever. Instead, you might consider saving your money
- Fit – if a dress looks perfect on you, but is a mite too tight or a touch too loose, don’t buy it unless you know a good tailor. You can always save your money for something that is a perfect fit for your body. They better a dress fits on you, the more likely you’ll be able to wear it out more than once. Nobody wants to throw away a perfect dress after only wearing for one night, after all.
- Comfort – sometimes you have to sacrifice comfort in order to sport a killer look, but if you’re looking to purchase something that is intended to be worn regularly, it is advisable to find something comfy.
Written by Asher Briggs