Help me be a better online shopper
October 2, 2012 3:09 PM Subscribe
Tell me about fabrics to help me do better online shopping.
posted by jojobobo to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (6 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
I've heard that asos, who I've just discovered, often results in clothes that look a lot cheaper in person than they do online in photographs. I'm very comfortable discerning what a 'nice' fabric is in person- what will hang well, wash reasonably well and not be see-through....and just generally look like nice fabric. I know that's a bit vague, but I'm hoping that people will be able to tell me anyway- what fabrics produce high quality- or probably more moderate quality, really,'clothes? And what looks cheap? I would like to use this knowledge to help me shop better-e.g what is a desirable make up of fabrics for a good pair of skinny jeans? A dress for work? Tops?
I know that things like cashmere and silk and I think wool are desirable and expensive. But is that it? I don't think so. But of the rayon/polyester/cotton world, I know basically nothing. Please help!