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How do you feel about men trying on clothing in a womans wear store

  1. profile image54
    curious5752posted 8 years ago

    How do you feel about men trying on clothing in a womans wear store

    I am a male who is tired of buying ladies clothing just to get home and find it is the wrong size or cut.  The past two times In different stores when the sales lady asked about the woman I am buying for I said the item was for me and could I try it on before buying The sales lady was very helpfull in checking the changing room and in finding the right size and style.  It has saved me from buying the wrong size twice and I have bought two very nice pants suits.  I was wondering what other people thought about this subject?

    1. profile image60
      Linda Stormposted 3 months agoin reply to this

      Not a problem as long as one keeps their private parts covered.

  2. Galadriel Arwen profile image76
    Galadriel Arwenposted 8 years ago

    Is the question you asked about why they do it? Then, probably the same reason that women wear men's clothing. I do not think that it is a good idea for them to try on the clothing in the store unless there are safety precautions in the dressing rooms. Most female dressing rooms are open areas. It would not be acceptable in the USA for a man to go into a female toilet or bath area at the gym so, why should it be okay for them to go into an open female dressing room. All dressing areas are habitats for germs and this is why it is suggested that folks wash their clothing before they wear them.

  3. profile image54
    curious5752posted 8 years ago

    Thank you for your open and honest answer.  I would like to hear  from more women about how and why they think on this subject.   My idea is to find really nice womans clothing that fits me without a lot of going back and forth to get the right size.

  4. Chris_S profile image57
    Chris_Sposted 8 years ago

    Well I'm not a woman but I am a man who wears womens clothing exclusively so I simathize with your situation. I buy a lot online but also buy retail. I've used the womens dressing room at Macy's once with no problem but there was no one around.

    White House/Black Market is a women's clothing store and they have dressing rooms at the back of the store along both sides. They are all separate with closing doors and are located just off the lounging area at the back with a wall of mirrors. Very classy and comfortable. The women there are so sweet and helpful! I went in there and shopped for myself just like I was at a menswear store. They made recommendations on styles, fits and sizing. They even brought me additional things to try on that they thought I might like. The minute I had walked in the store, they knew I was shopping for me. Highly recommend them and places like them.

    Regarding the response below, I don't buy the safety arguments. Women's dressing rooms are like mens. Neither are communal dressing areas. They each have there own separate cubby's with closing doors. No one walks out of their cubby in their underwear or naked, they walk out clothed. Germs are eveywhere, they exist in both dressingrooms. As long as you are not rubbing your naked body all over the dressing area you're probably going to be okay.

  5. dieseldodge09 profile image64
    dieseldodge09posted 8 years ago

    "JUST A OPINION" definitly not serious.  I think I would laugh my blank off if I saw a man trying on clothes in a womans store.  I think it would be quite awkward to see that no offense to you if you want to try on womens clothes hey I think you are lucky to get go into the womens dressing room, any man would want to be there. lol

  6. Udara de Charon profile image61
    Udara de Charonposted 7 years ago

    Well well folks, I ain't gonna say no to anybody who's trying to wear women's clothing in a womans wear store. But I guess you know about the opinion of majority of people. They might think that you are a transsexual or homosexual person.

    Sadly our society consist of outdated norms, rules and regulations which are outdated and absurd. But the laws are refined my friend, anybody can cross dress, even me myself can. Everybody is protected by the laws bound to safeguard our human rights.

    Glad that people are trying to get themselves out of the box. Keep it up

  7. profile image60
    Lucky0967posted 3 years ago

    That good this no afriad of it as men can wear women clothes, I do wear cos I feel so comfortable as I wear most of time..  Good for u

 
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