Clothes shopping can be fun and rewarding whether you do it in store or online, as long as you keep in mind the person you're shopping for and pay attention to size, material and care instructions.
If you're shopping for yourself, it's easy to recognize what you like and pick out clothes that suit your personality and sense of style. When shopping for others, keep their size and preferences in mind and include a gift receipt so they can exchange the item if they choose. Children's clothing can be fun to shop for, with all the cute patterns and styles available. Older children often like to be involved in the decision-making process, so let them help pick out styles they like.
Choosing the right size is one of the most important aspects of clothes shopping. If you're shopping online, take your measurements and refer to the sizing charts available for many items on Walmart.com. If you go to the store, try clothes on to make sure they're comfortable and don't restrict movement.
Always check the material a clothing item is made from before buying, and figure out what fabrics are most comfortable on you and best suited to your lifestyle. Cotton is breathable and durable, but polyester blends are less likely to wrinkle. Silks can be comfortable and elegant, but some require special care.