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Clothing Shopping Guide. Note, this page is old and will be remade later. This is not professional advice.
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1. Know your measurements, and that you can't trust a lable.
2. Materials (I'm still researching this): Silk, Cotton, Ultra Cotton, wool, Linen, Jersey Knit, Denim, Jean…
3. Style: Oxford, Khaki, Polo (ok this one i know little about).
4. Long or Short Sleeve/Leg.
5. Seasonal tempature. Warm fabric or thin for summer.
6. Color. Just white or something with more personality? Prints?
7. Price. Cost, Shipping, Sale. Stores.
8. Special features: Wrinkle proof, water proof, stain proof.
9. Clothing Brand Name, and Distributer. Amazon, Sears, etc.
10. Purpose: Hiking, Construction, Elegant Dinner Party, Jogging, Swimming….
Male American (Western) Dress Code (Very Rough Draft)
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I'm still learning these, so don't depend on this for anything vital! This is extremely rough draft!
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* Dress Code: All societies have dress codes, most of which are unwritten but understood by most members of the society. The dress code has built in rules or signals indicating the message being given by a person's clothing and how it is worn. Some dress codes include; Nationality, Gender, Social Status, Ocupation(job), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation.
* Formal: Very nice clothing. Black and white garments, for weddings and dances.
* Semi-formal: Men wear a dark suit with tie. Such as highschool prom.
* Informal:
* Smart casual aka Business casual: Between business formal wear and street wear. Dress trousers (or crisp jeans with a sport coat), a long-sleeve dress shirt, a tie, leather loafers or dressy slip-on's, patterned socks or solid-colored dress socks, a tipped belt, and optional sport coat.
* Rugged attire:
* Leisure attire:
* Sportswear aka Active Attire: Clothing and accessories for sport or exercise. Examples; tracksuit, helmet, swimwear, windpants, wetsuit, trainers, shorts, bicycle racing tights.
* National costume: Also known as national dress, regional costume or folk dress, expresses an identity through costume which usually relates to a geographic area, but can also indicate social, marital and/or religious status. Such costumes often come in two forms: one for everyday occasions, the other for festivals and formal wear.
* White-Collar: Generally office workers. Job is clerical in nature. Blue-Collar: Generally people who do manual labor. Earns an hourly wage.
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Quick Terms
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White-Collar: Generally office workers. Job is clerical in nature.
Blue-Collar: Generally people who do manual labor. Earns an hourly wage.
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Online Clothing Resources
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Froogle, Amazon, Ebay, Target, Costco, Overstock, Walmart.com, eddiebauer.com, rossstores.com, ioffer.com, SmartBargains.com, shopping.com, polo.com, etc.
http://www.cheapstingybargains.com/cheapster/clothing/
http://dmoz.org/Shopping/Clothing/
http://www.google.com/Top/Shopping/Clothing/
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Wikipedia Comes to The Learners Rescue
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clothing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clothing_terminology
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_types_of_clothing

lifehack/clothing_cost_maintenance_sizing.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 20:19 by reb