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Are stores around you allowing trying on clothes?
Old 06-01-2020, 11:01 PM
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Just curious. Around here they aren't and I'm wondering if that's something that will happen at some point soon or this is a "new normal" thing. We've opened up a lot of things but not everything. I've been working on losing weight since January and I've held off buying anything because I haven't had anywhere to go except for errands, but I'm going to hopefully start going out some within the next couple of weeks.

As of right now, nothing fits well except my leggings. I have no idea what size I am so I don't want to order online or have to mess with a bunch of returns. I can guess for tops as that's not as specific, but I have no idea for pants. Pants also seem to vary so much in sizes from store to store.


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Old 06-01-2020, 11:04 PM
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Nope. I havenít been to any stores to try things on, but several people have mentioned it.

I bought a pair of swim trunks on FB for DH. Someone bought the wrong size for her husband, and the store isnít taking any returns.
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Old 06-02-2020, 03:27 AM
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I stopped in one clothing store yesterday. Changing rooms were closed.

There were also two ladies at the front door keeping track of how many people were in the building. When they reached a certain number, there was a line to get inside once some people left.

There were arrows on the floor to control the traffic flow. While there, I had to remind three people that they were moving in the wrong direction and needed to pay more attention to the arrows. These three people gave me blank looks like they did not understand or understanding was not of any concern to them.

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Old 06-02-2020, 04:26 AM
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Some do. Most don't. There is no rhyme or reason to it.
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Old 06-02-2020, 05:01 AM
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We're not even in phase 1 yet.


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Old 06-02-2020, 05:41 AM
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Our stores won't let you try on in the store, but they are taking returns, so you can try on at home and return if needed. I still prefer to try on in the store though, so I'm probably not going to buy clothes until that happens.
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Old 06-02-2020, 06:23 AM
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The few stores I entered had the fitting rooms closed. Some are allowing returns and some are not, so be sure to ask before you buy!
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Old 06-02-2020, 06:23 AM
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I went yesterday because I needed a new set of scrubs. The store was allowing try one, but had a rack by the dressing rooms to hang unwanted scrubs. They then sanitized each item before rehanging.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:31 AM
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Since people's bodies are against the fabric when they try on, I wouldn't think they're allowing try-on. This should be the new normal too. Yet, they allow returns, which is a little strange because when the clothing is delivered to people's homes from online orders, they tried them on then, I'm sure, and maybe coughed/sneezed on them and I don't mean deliberately, but the usual random cough or sneeze that a person may do.

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Old 06-02-2020, 09:55 AM
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Some are and some arenít. I took my daughter shopping for an outfit for senior pics. Two stores had all fitting rooms closed; one had every other one open.


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Old 06-02-2020, 02:17 PM
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All fitting rooms are closed where I live. Even Walmart. We are in Phase One. I can wait to buy clothes. I'm not going through the hassle of returning stuff.
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Old 06-02-2020, 04:32 PM
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I'm not sure if you can even get clothes in in-person stores right now. We haven't lifted anything or opened anything up yet that hasn't been opened for a while. And I haven't been in a store for months.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:39 PM
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Not opened, All of the stores in my area have dressing rooms closed.
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Old 06-03-2020, 05:33 PM
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Around here I know Kohl's is not allowing it but they are taking returns. I don't know if you have a Maurice's, but ours is allowing us to try on clothes. I am not sure about other places.

Congrats on your weight loss!

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Old 06-11-2020, 12:11 AM
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Just an update- I asked on my nextdoor site and people said Old Navy, Loft, and Nordstrom Rack are allowing trying on. I'm not sure if that's nationwide though- may depend on the area. We have a little shopping center nearby that has both an Old Navy and a Loft store so I'm going to check it out tomorrow!
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