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how much does clothes cost in Singapore

Post by hiromice » Mon, 06 Jul 2009 2:35 am

Ladies,

Just want to know the price ranges summer clothes in Singapore.

How much does a piece of summer clothes cost in Singapore (e.g. a simple skirt)? I do not spend much on clothes, in the US I can buy lots of clothes under $20. ( I do not care about brand)

So should I bring my own summer clothes from the US or buy over there? :roll:

MANY THANKS

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Post by Bafana » Mon, 06 Jul 2009 3:57 am

I am definitely not a lady but from what I have seen clothes in Singapore are cheaper than clothes in Australia if that's any assistance. Brands also appear to be cheaper.
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Post by Zeenit » Mon, 06 Jul 2009 9:05 am

Bring your clothes......

Also Asian women are very petite so unless you a size zero or close you might not always find clothes to fit. :D
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 06 Jul 2009 9:58 am

Also, while not a lady, be sure, if you are reasonably well endowed, and don't like armored bras or need sizes over a "C" cup, be sure to stock up there. If you are more adventurous and like Victoria's Secrets, you will also have to get them from the US as well. Almost all bras here are built like APC's so as not to offend the Asian modesty with cold nips standing at attention. (Offices here are kept at just above freezing! (kidding but with high humidity and 32-34 C degree temperatures outside, they feel like a walk-in freezer. Also if you are over 5'7" tall and/or have legs that go from the floor all the way to heaven (long-legged), you might want to stock up on jean/slacks as well. (there are Levi's shops here but all the Levi's are made in the Philippines or China and are cut for Asian frames and not western ones. If you're build like Jlo you'll never get into a pair.
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Post by snowqueen » Tue, 07 Jul 2009 8:01 pm

I'm an average sized woman in the UK - 12-14 depending on the fit of the clothes and I can't get into a L or XL in the shops here because the cut of the clothes is so different. I tried on a pair of large addidas shorts recently and they were snug and I'm not fat!

Because of this I have to gravitate towards the european stores like Dorothy Perkins, Top Shop or Marks and Spencer. Yes, I have to pay a little more but it's not too bad.

If you have boobs and don't need them making bigger, the ONLY place you can get non-padded bras is Marks and Spencer.

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Post by patsy_sg » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 12:03 am

snow queen, Chalone in Milenia walk sometimes carry larger lingerie sizes. I've given up on the local stores, even the ones in department stores! I've had a girl say out loud in a store "wah, so big ah!"

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Post by hiromice » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 8:34 am

Huahuahua, thank you guys for the input!

It is probably b.c. of my avatar :D ...I am not that big, but great advice, I am getting bras here in the US now! 8-)

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Post by Zeenit » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 9:09 am

hiromice wrote:Huahuahua, thank you guys for the input!

It is probably b.c. of my avatar :D ...I am not that big, but great advice, I am getting bras here in the US now! 8-)
I am a US size 2-4 or Uk 6-8 and I have to buy size M here to fit me. Also bras' have a diffirent cut so buy "at home"
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Post by hiromice » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 9:19 am

Zeenit wrote:
hiromice wrote:Huahuahua, thank you guys for the input!

It is probably b.c. of my avatar :D ...I am not that big, but great advice, I am getting bras here in the US now! 8-)
I am a US size 2-4 or Uk 6-8 and I have to buy size M here to fit me. Also bras' have a diffirent cut so buy "at home"
I see. Thanks a lot, Zeenit!

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 10:16 am

Getting these visions of all these women running around in their bras. Yes!

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Post by Zeenit » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 1:49 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Getting these visions of all these women running around in their bras. Yes!
Behave!!! :oops:
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Post by trixi » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 2:12 pm

Things are as cheap as US when they're on SALE here... then again only the 70% sale :oops:
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Post by Zeenit » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 2:16 pm

trixi wrote:Things are as cheap as US when they're on SALE here... then again only the 70% sale :oops:
If they dont fit it does not matter if they free. :???:
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Post by dazzlebabe » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 4:58 pm

I don't know why everyone assumed OP is some huge ass lady (sorry OP)

Easy to get clothes here. Lots of places carry different sizes and ranges. You can easily find light material clothes from brands like Island Shop, British India and in department stores like Robinsons and Tangs.

While these places may not necessarily be cheaper than home, take advantage of the sales. The fastest sizes to go in a sale are 0 and 2!!
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Where r the Great Singapore Sales

Post by Special Girl » Wed, 08 Jul 2009 5:07 pm

SEriously, I cannot find them.

I go to tanglin mall, paragon and their prices are completely outrageous.

Basically, I am looking for casual skirts to buy, but not for ridiculous prices. not long skirts.

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