clothes in a smaller size

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

  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?
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  3. Starlight

    Starlight Gold 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 ;)
  4. sonkie

    sonkie Gold Member

    It is a great incentive, I did this a few times........
  5. 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...
  6. Starlight

    Starlight Gold 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...
  7. Elie

    Elie Silver Member

    But what he doesn't say, is that you will probably lose this weight before there is a change in fashion :p
  8. 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!
  9. Flab-u-less-Flower

    Flab-u-less-Flower Silver 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.
  10. Sian744

    Sian744 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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