clothes in a smaller size

Discussion in 'General Weight Loss Discussion' started by Sam, 17 January 2008.

  1. Sam

    Sam Banned

    Yesterday I saw a very pretty shirt which I liked a lot. But unfortunately my size wasn't available anymore. There was only one shirt left of a size which is two sizes smaller than mine. Nevertheless I bought it. I thought it could be good for motivation to keep on losing weight. What do you think about such a purchase?
  2. Starlight

    Starlight Well-Known Member

    I do that all the time. Especially if its a sale item. I have clothes at my mums which shes picked up for me which are 2 or 3 sizes smaller than I am just now, but some were reduced to a fiver. I KNOW Im going to fit them soon & it saves having the expense of buying loads at once.

    AND its a good incentive ;)
  3. sonkie

    sonkie Well-Known Member

    It is a great incentive, I did this a few times........
  4. Sam

    Sam Banned

    Good to hear that I am not totally weird :) So have you ever bought smaller clothes which fit you right now? And if you have how much time did you need? Or are you still working on it? I am asking because my husband said it is stupid to buy smaller clothes. He said I would never wear this shirt because of fashion changes...
  5. Starlight

    Starlight Well-Known Member

    Ive bought loads of tops and skirts. I dont agree with the fashion changes argument, yes it does, but I know I for one have a style I like and tend to stick with it. I dont follow 'fashion' If I see something I like I buy it. Since Im not into designer labels etc the things Im buying arent going to go out of fashion...
  6. Elie

    Elie Well-Known Member

    But what he doesn't say, is that you will probably lose this weight before there is a change in fashion :p
  7. Sam

    Sam Banned

    That is a great argument Elie :) Well at least I am going to try to reach my goal as soon as possible. And honestly I don't really think that there is a real fashion for fat people. In most store you won't find anything else but these timeless clothes. That is really a pity, because being fat doesn't mean not wanting to wear pretty clothes!
  8. Flab-u-less-Flower

    Flab-u-less-Flower Well-Known Member

    Smaller sizes are great motivators. I did it on my weightloss journey and am thrilled they all fit me now.
    I think just about everyone can look good if they have the right fit, you just have to dress for your body type.
  9. Sian744

    Sian744 Active Member

    i do this as well- having lost over 3 stones- it's been hard to get anything that fits me.....but great to get something i will fit into....

    Sian xx

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