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Does your wardrobe need a makeover?

Asked at 31st and Iowa streets on December 29, 2008

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Photo of Jenny Brown

“Yes, it does, and could you tell my husband before Christmas?”

Photo of Greg Davison

“Yes, it does, because I don’t throw anything away.”

Photo of Sammie Messick

“Yes, because it shrunk.”


sunflower_sue 8 years ago

Autie, in answer to your question: Because it's ugly, grubby, out of style, and usually 2 sizes too small.My wardrobe is in constant need of a makeover. Does answering today's question put me in a drawing for a gift certificate or something?

schula 8 years ago

That would be great to be in a drawing for a gift certificate or something. I would like What Not to Wear to come visit me but not make me throw away all my clothes!

Jennifer Forth 8 years ago

If you check out the Fashion Forward article today you can get some ideas. They all seem silly to me though. Classic styles never go out of fashion so a bit extra spent initially can have a huge impact later on. I still have a beautiful navy blue cable-knit sweater from the late 80s that I pull out a few times a year. It's warm and not a dated item so it works just fine and has for 20 years.

tangential_reasoners_anonymous 8 years ago

I'm expecting my resolution makeover to require a new wardrobe.

jonas_opines 8 years ago

"Asked at 31st and Iowa streets on December 29, 2008" ljworld“Yes, it does, and could you tell my husband before Christmas?”— Jenny Brown, freelance writer, LawrenceWhat's going on here?

tangential_reasoners_anonymous 8 years ago

Not where I live and breathe, autie... denim and chambray, all the way.

Flap Doodle 8 years ago

I'm becoming alarmed at the extreme pointy nature of women's footwear these days.

hawklet21 8 years ago

Yes!!!! Women's clothes are ridiculously expensive, especially those damn pointy shoes...

trinity 8 years ago

does my wardrobe need a makeover-hah! indeed it does! as long as i don't get mixed up&wear any of my collection of Harley shirts to work, OR wear a power suit&pumps while riding, i should be ok for oh, another 30 years. :)

sgtwolverine 8 years ago

No. Jeans and t-shirts are permanently in style.

tangential_reasoners_anonymous 8 years ago

,;-DOK, autie... now we depart.( tho I have some camo folding chairs that can't be beat )

schula 8 years ago

Multi -- makes my heart go pitter pat just thinking about it!

Chrissy Neibarger 8 years ago

I wish i'd saved some of my clothes from years ago, can't guarantee i'd still fit in them, but i'm sure they'd be back in style. Thank Gawd that parachute pants and neon clothes haven't made it back yet..

Deja Coffin 8 years ago

I LOVE Sammie's response!! So cute! I desperately need a make-over but my kids come first so as long as they look good that's what matters. So while my jeans are kinda old or my shirts a little faded at least I know my girls are dressed nicely. But if anyone ever wanted to give me money just to go buy clothes for myself I wouldn't pass it up. Hint hint, lol

labmonkey 8 years ago

Everyone needs to look at the label for American made clothing. is a great place to look.

verity 8 years ago

I would just like to find jeans that come up to my waistline. Hiphuggers were OK in the sixties when I wasn't, but now they're really obscene. And the low waists make the pockets so small that you can't put anything in them.A few more pairs of jeans that fit would fix my wardrobe just fine.

yoornotmee 8 years ago

Right now my wardrobe consists of maternity clothing and my husband's t-shirts. I'm looking forward to getting to wear my pre-pregnancy "me" clothes again. Maternity fashion is not my style at all. It's all made for 30-somethings who work in a professional setting. I'm a 21-year-old housewife who likes to dress comfortable and cute, not sophisticated and professional. Plus maternity clothing is ridiculously overpriced (especially considering how long they'll be worn), so I'm wearing a lot of my sister-in-law's maternity clothes. I appreciate it a bunch, but we have very different styles. /rant

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