I think that’s a pretty smart way to do it! The Internet saves you time because you don’t have to go back and forth to the store to window-shop, but by going to the store to actually buy things in the end, you can try them on and be sure you absolutely love them, which saves you money and disappointment.
In the places I’ve lived, I often don’t have the greatest local shopping, so I do a lot of Internet shopping. I have to take the risk and order it and send it back if i don’t like it or it doesn’t fit. I think if I had both online and actual stores available to me, I would probably check out the website first to get an idea of what I’m looking for and then go find it. It’s like doing your research, to make sure you only get what you need and can afford.posted over 6 years ago
I do that too!
It gets me excited to go shopping when I make my shopping lists, plus it makes shopping easier cuz then you know what you want & know how much you plan on paying, which makes it quicker too. :)
LOL i do the exact same thing only by the time i decide to finally buy the items in the cart they put out more that i really like and the amount goes right back up again XD lolposted over 6 years ago
Oh I want nearly everything in F21 and loads of other abroad stores, but I live in the Uk and the shipping is ridiculous and then theres customs on top so it’s just not worth it.
I always put a ton of things in my basket and then think well what if I see it cheaper next time I go clothes shopping so I just look for ideas on what I would want and make a list in my head for next time…:]posted over 6 years ago
I do that all.the.time. Like everyday. But I never end up buying anything because everything sells out at f21.com in four hours!posted over 6 years ago
haha me too! I actually just add a bunch of stuff I would get, but I never actually buy it online.. ): Too much of a hassle and I hate waiting.
But whenever I actually go to Forever21, I can never find the thing I originally wanted. It’s always so messy there! ): But usually I may find even better things :D
haha and I’m such a shopaholic; like I can’t go to the mall without buying something. I feel like it’s such a waste of time then. And I feel unaccomplished ): UGH.
i loveeee shopping online because it’s so organized and i can always go back and refine my choices! i do exactly what you do and it definitely does NOT make you a shopaholic, don’t worry.posted over 6 years ago
I wish I could do that but by the time I have fallen in love with something on the forever 21 website its not available in the store anymore by the time I get to one…sucks living 3 hours from forever 21 :(posted over 6 years ago
I do that!! I thought I was the only one! LK i’ll go thru websites and add stuff to my favorites, and print out the pages, and then go to the actual store and try and find it!!posted over 6 years ago
yeah, i totally do this too. and also try to sleep on it, and if im still thinking about it the next day, ill get it!posted over 6 years ago
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I just recently started doing this! But you’ve really got it down to a science lol i like your way betterposted over 6 years ago
yeah, f21 sucks cuz they sell out of the cute stuff online VERY fast….
I call it the “red notice of death” whenever I go to check out my bag and it says ‘please note some items have been removed from your bag because the product is no longer sold’. I haaaaate that so much… and, i know this sounds bad, but it makes me a little depressed!
I am a self-confessed shopaholic. But for me, admitting the problem does not seem to help! The only thing that is working is once my credit cards are maxed out, and my pay check is used up paying blls, I cant shop and I haaaattte that feeling. Sometimes I’ll lay in my bed at night and think “girl, you really have all the clothes in the world- what else do you possibly need?” but then the next day comes along and the cutest dress in the world shows up and i feel like I HAVE to have it.
I used to spend hundreds of dollars a month (i make about 2Gs but still…) online shopping. Now I only allow myself two online shopping purchases a month.. So far I’ve only shopped once at urban outfitters. My next check out will be F21. But yes, I am a shopaholic. :(posted over 6 years ago
I never do that haha, I just buy clothes when I want them, and when money allows it, or if I want a variety of items, but only have money for one or two, I’ll choose the one(s) I want the most.
I guess that’s the same-ish haha.posted over 6 years ago
Haha this makes me feel sane! I do that too!
Looking at new arrivals on forever21.com cheers me up, and I put anything that intrigues me on my wishlist. I edit things out as time goes on, then when I go to the store, I already have a vague idea of what I like, which probably saves an hour off the trip. I like ordering jewelry/accessories and tees online, but I prefer to try dresses and bottoms on in the store. Their sizes vary
I used to browse online stores all the time, but now I have less time to do so. I actually don’t miss it too much – my closet is packed as is! I do prioritize the items I buy however.posted about 3 years ago