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Postby amberblush » Wed, 16 May 2012 11:21 am

I agree that it's best to buy it in cold countries. They have a good range from the cheap to the expensive, basics to designer, and a variety for all the layers. Before my trip, I had a hard time finding good warming leggings. I paid for one that is pretty rubbish, because it's the same one all the stores here had.

When I got to my destination, there was such a variety I regretted buying the ones here.

I suggest you get the basics to get you there in one piece, then enjoy shopping for good winterwear in good fashionable styles.

About WinterWear, it is definitely pricey but I got a really good coat that came in a pretty unique design/colour. In the hostel where I stayed during my trip, it apparently got a nickname as "THE coat" -- everyone including the staff had taken notice of my famous purple coat! That's the perk of shopping here, having something no one else has over there :)

Oh I've just gotten into a bit of a shopping frenzy looking for shoes online in Singapore, and they have a really good range of other stuff including winter coats. So sharing the love. I don't know how weather proof they are but they've got leather jackets and wooly parkas and stuff. Man I wish it were cold enough here so I can jump into the winter fashion haha. (well we do have mad airconditioning...)

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Postby egalitarean » Fri, 07 Sep 2012 6:08 am

Completely agree on the "winter wear from wintry countries" bit, everything is overpriced in Singapore, especially exotic stuff :P So far, the best shop I've been to here, is Winter Time (Citimac main outlet). Since the OP is headed to Japan, I'm not sure if prices will be cheaper there, but definitely there's going to be more style and variety. So, a better bang for your buck. For those heading to Europe, my experience tells me to get the stuff there. Mango, Zara, H&M... all are cheaper and nicer. Beware though that these fashion chains are not the experts, so their stuff might not get you through snowy sub-zero conditions.

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Postby alittlerisky » Fri, 01 Feb 2013 6:24 pm

Well, if anyone is leaving Sing for Europe or wants some winter mens clothes, PM me and you take mine for free!

Ankle length brown camel hair over coat bought from vintage designer place in Brussels for some 700 euros

A couple of woolen blazers (can even remember where I got those)

A wool Cerutti grey pin strip suit.

I'm 6 foot tall and have a 32inch(ish, a bit less) waist

Half the wardrobe I brough here with me is useless!
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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 01 Feb 2013 7:11 pm

alittlerisky wrote:Half the wardrobe I brough here with me is useless!

+1

Hell, half the wardrobe I continue to buy for myself is useless! I have a bad habit of doing most of my shopping while travelling, and buying for the climate I'm in. Kind of like grocery shopping while starved. I just picked up a pricey silk/cashmere scarf. Love it, but... :/

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Postby Addadude » Fri, 01 Feb 2013 7:55 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
alittlerisky wrote:Half the wardrobe I brough here with me is useless!

+1

Hell, half the wardrobe I continue to buy for myself is useless! I have a bad habit of doing most of my shopping while travelling, and buying for the climate I'm in. Kind of like grocery shopping while starved. I just picked up a pricey silk/cashmere scarf. Love it, but... :/


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Postby deckd19 » Fri, 10 May 2013 1:45 pm

Please search on google,google is a search engine.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 10 May 2013 1:56 pm

deckd19 wrote:Please search on google,google is a search engine.


Coupled with your other useless one-liner of 5 minutes ago...

[i']Hi Jaime trekking in the jungles its a good idea.'[/i]

I'd imagine the moderators have marked you down on their target already. Can I suggest you post with a little more thought and value? The Mods really don't like people who write nonsense, in order to spam via the PM function.


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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 May 2013 2:16 pm

Isn't that the truth! :devil:

especially when posted from places like this:

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deckd19, you have been decked! Wave :wave: to the nice folks cause you are outta here!

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