Can't buy a skirt

General discussion of skirt and kilt-based fashion for men, and stuff that goes with skirts and kilts.

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby Sinned » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:18 pm

I've really stopped looking at the major retailers for skirts as they just don't have on the rails the sorts of skirts that I would consider wearing. The outlet doesn't matter - ASDA, Tesco, Matalan and others just don't have the simplicity in design. Primark comes closest at the moment but they seem to sell Asian sizes so I need to try on a skirt to ensure fit. Most depressing, really and I think that millions are being lost in sales.
I believe in offering every assistance short of actual help but then mainly just want to be left to be myself in all my difference and uniqueness.
User avatar
Sinned
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 3255
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:28 pm
Location: York, England

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby vendeebeaches » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:17 am

Bought a skirt in Primark yesterday, usually I'm size 12 but the sizes do vary a lot. I always try them on in the shop changing rooms, the shop assistants are very good and never comment about me trying skirts.
vendeebeaches
Member
 
Posts: 15
Joined: Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:44 am
Location: Devon, England

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby Tackleberry » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:50 pm

skirtyscot wrote:Have you tried Sainsbury's?


I’ve looked in our nearest big Sainsburys (in Frome) and nothing, same as our local Tesco in Midsomer Norton, however I did buy a denim skirt from the Tesco in Shepton Mallet the other week and yesterday I bought 2 new skirts from the New Look next door yesterday...
Tackleberry
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 166
Joined: Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:15 am
Location: England

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby greenboots » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:45 am

Forbes those in and around Edinburgh, Sainsbury’s Murrayfield store always has a good selection of skirts and dresses I. The Sale section, plus another Raül of two of unsold items at the far end, near the changing rooms. Marks and Spencer at the Gyle centre does have a sale section at certain times of year. There were some nice skirts around Christmas time, though I didn’t buy the ones I liked due to resistance at home and lack of opportunities to wear them.
User avatar
greenboots
Active Member
 
Posts: 56
Joined: Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:50 pm
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby Sinned » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:54 pm

Well someone must sell most of the millions of skirts that are on ebay/in charity shops. The ones that aren't from the far east, that is.
I believe in offering every assistance short of actual help but then mainly just want to be left to be myself in all my difference and uniqueness.
User avatar
Sinned
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 3255
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:28 pm
Location: York, England

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby kilty » Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:52 pm

Sinned wrote:Well someone must sell most of the millions of skirts that are on ebay/in charity shops. The ones that aren't from the far east, that is.
As Dennis said, eBay has tons. Even brand new surplus stuff - ex M&S to designer like Fendi or D&G. All my kilts and skirts have come from eBay, there's the convenience of Click & Collect, so the item goes to the local Argos collection point (some are even in Sainsburys / Homebase branches as Sainsbury's own Argos) - you will get a code which you quote to the cashier, along with your name... no funny looks, smirks from staff no matter what the item is. Get looking for what you want, set up a PayPal account, link it to your bank and away you go! :wink:
kilty
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 956
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:47 pm

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby STEVIE » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:46 pm

Hi Kilty
It rather depends on budget and the style you are after.
I have found Matalan and charity shops good sources.
Don't dismiss Marks and Spencer or Next, their prices are ok the products mainly good quality.
I also like to try things on and have never been faced with anything but decent service.
Just keep looking.
Steve.
STEVIE
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 1533
Joined: Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:01 pm
Location: North East Scotland.

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby Kirbstone » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:15 pm

Stevie,

Apart from the acute dearth of skirts on offer, I had thought that NE Scotland, i.e. anywhere above or East of Perth was uninhabitable by Man, yet you say you always get the best of service :?

Tom
Carpe Diem......Seize the Day !
User avatar
Kirbstone
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 3799
Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:55 pm
Location: Ireland

Re: Can't buy a skirt

Postby kilty » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:37 pm

STEVIE wrote:Hi Kilty
It rather depends on budget and the style you are after.
I have found Matalan and charity shops good sources.
Don't dismiss Marks and Spencer or Next, their prices are ok the products mainly good quality.
I also like to try things on and have never been faced with anything but decent service.
Just keep looking.
Steve.


It is nice to try things on, but I know I'm a 10 and yes, there are loose 10s and tight ones... but after choosing the buy it now price, I rarely go above £10, you can get some bargains! Bought a gorgeous Warehouse denim with cute side zip for a fraction of shop price, the royal blue one was only £12. It depends on what we are most comfortable doing :wink:
kilty
Member Extraordinaire
 
Posts: 956
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:47 pm

Previous

Return to Skirts and Kilts for Men

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: dillon and 1 guest