Shopping Habits: From Runway To Real Way

Updated on Jan 23, 2012
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sweetrucy
sweetrucy on July 20
I've been suscribed to Seventeen magazine for years, but when I discovered websites like Chictopia or Lookbook I was more inspired than the magazines. The difference is how more realistic people are compared to magazine models. What I love is how you can see people also wear the same clothes they own but interpret them in different outfits. I've learned more about fashion online than magazines.
syjjang
syjjang on February 25
Wow, interesting article. While magazines do have an effect on what I look for, I can definitely agree and say that study sounds pretty accurate, or at least for me.
Mishelle
Mishelle on February 22
great article
penelope204
penelope204 on February 14
love the article.
ekatheresia
ekatheresia on January 30
so cool;)
filipina
filipina on January 24
i like both magazine and street style shots, although some editorial shots aren't that easy to pull-off in the real world..
petiteavenue
petiteavenue on January 24
Agreed -- but it's still nice to dream about what they have featured in editorials!
emmeiii
emmeiii on January 24
I do prefer real world examples. Editorial trends, ironically, have become more accessible. It's very easy to find copies! I don't like to be a sheep that dresses the same as at least 20 other people in the subway... (Though, in terms of body size, it's not like most of the 'recommended bloggers' even come near my size)
petiteavenue
petiteavenue on January 24
I totally understand what you're saying! Even during fashion weeks, there are a few people who are wearing the same things (because they're all exact copies from off the runway).
madamushroom
madamushroom on January 24
i mush prefer real world examples. Models in magazines make it seem so unattainable and unrealistic. <3
petiteavenue
petiteavenue on January 24
There are tons of real world examples that are completely mind blowing & amazing! Usually those are the ones that inspire me most.
allymazing
allymazing on January 23
magazines definitely changed the way i shop
allymazing
allymazing on January 24
definitely for the better. it showed me how the designer wanted me to wear the clothes, which i then interpret
petiteavenue
petiteavenue on January 24
I'd love to know if it was for the better or for the worse?
CHEAPwelcome
CHEAPwelcome on January 23
awesome!
petiteavenue
petiteavenue on January 24
Thanks for reading!

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