Shopping can be fun:
Shopping can be fun when you head out for a spree and end up getting and being able to pick up a majority of the desired things. But the same shopping expedition can turn out to be taxing and tedious if you have to literally hunt for your choice and end up not being able to pick up something of your choice. How frustrating can that be?Yes surely frustrating it can be. The struggle can be hard especially when you have to shop for the plus sizes in clothing and you feel then that life can really get as tough as this!
So, what are the most often repeated complaints that plus sized women shoppers have?
Here is a look at some of them:
No similar cuts like the ones in smaller sizes:
This one is true as far as each one of us has experienced. The sizes from XS up to M or L would have similar styling and material and then the XL and XXL and the XXL would be given step motherly treatment by having the most disastrous choice of material and the most unflattering of cuts. Sometimes, the clothes line for the plus sized racks can be so disastrous that it can make you feel that the company has a personal vengeance to wreck on such buyers.
Regular clothes or maternity wear?
Another annoying habit of clothes retailers is that how they mix the plus sized clothes along with a display for maternity clothes. I mean, how can they assume that every woman who is looking for plus sized clothes is pregnant? Ridiculous!
Awful choice of material and styling:
And as if that is not enough, the clothes are absolute devoid of any chic value or even aesthetic appeal. They are there because they have to be there. It shows that no amount of passion howsoever small has gone into the designing and the tailoring of the dress. What a criminal waste of the resources and time!
It won’t fit me!
Yes, it will fit me around the waist but the darts are just too below the place that they ought to be. The straps are too thin and the back side is too high and makes me look more rounded. Yes, fits me around the waist alright. But, But! The dresses are never a perfect fit, sigh!
They remind me of my curtains!!
There is this one mysterious fact that perplexes me always. Why do all plus sized clothes have to have big floral patterns and loud themes that scream curtain and furnishing material even from far.
Shine, no please:
I am looking to wear something chic for tomorrows office do. My first spec is that it must not contain shine or bling or fancy holes in the pattern just to look the look. Shiny, bling-bling and funnily cut clothes make me look dated and comical. Of course, no two ways about it!
And why do I have to settle for the same kind always. Are there no more brains to pull something nice and creative? Where are the designers who seem to dream big when they are in to walking the ramps at prestigious fashion shows so wary of designing drool-worthy plus sized clothes? Have they reached saturation?
Is it important that I pay through my nose?
Okay, finally got a dress that fits me exactly the way I‘d love. And it has the right measurement and has pretty small prints and accents to accentuate the shortcomings. But what is this? Look at the price tag! Oh no not at all affordable. Every time I come across a piece that I feel is perfect for me, it almost always comes with an undesirable number on its price tag. Now there is a new dilemma. To take it or leave it!
The moniker itself is so de-meaning;
They are plus sized because they have been generically known that they are made for women who are plus sizes and as in to euphemistically start looking by the others just to escape the stigma that I am buying clothes labeled that way. All subtleties do matter. And that is because somewhere they all add up to give out the answers.
This is actually what catapulted the self confidence in her. we also spoke to a lot of medical men and psychiatrist who ratified the results that we got from our surveys that a well dressed and presentable woman is indeed a confident one and a woman who is wary of dressing up to the occasion is most probably because she is suffering from some low or a kind of temporary depression.And it has the right measurement and has pretty small prints and accents to accentuate the shortcomings. But what is this? Look at the price tag! Oh no not at all affordable. Every time I come across a piece that I feel is perfect for me, it almost always comes with an undesirable number on its price tag. Now there is a new dilemma.