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On 5 Jul 2009 at 9:48am Cant_spend_my_money wrote:
I tried in vain to buy some jeans for myself in Lewes yesterday. One of the local shops had a massive range of 2 different styles and in another their 5 or 6 pairs were selling for £55+ a pop. Completely stumped I gave up my search having broken a sereious sweat walking up and down School Hill. I realise if you have a 50s fashion sense you can get exactly what you need but others of us realise it is now 2009 and not 1959. There must be an opportunity there??
On 5 Jul 2009 at 9:55am sashimi wrote:
Can't_spend_my_money, don't you realise it IS 1959 in Lewes. "You've never had it so good" as the PM has so wisely reminded us and in the next decade you will see a man on the moon and England winning the world cup.
If you want to step into the future, try shopping in Brighton.
On 5 Jul 2009 at 1:56pm not from around here wrote:
Well, where you probably went wrong was trying to spend that fake 'outsiders' or muggles money instead of the real stuff, theLewes Pound. I hear that if you use Lewes Pounds all sorts of impossible and magically unlikely things happen such as - lots of local businesses suddenly doing very well and catering for the ordinary shoppers needs. If you had tried to buy jeans using LP's you would have had a vast range of tempting locally woven clothes to choose from which would have tasted delicious..
But then as an outsider muggle myself I don't really fully appreciate the mystical effect of the LP on local trade. Tongue firmly in cheek.
On 5 Jul 2009 at 10:59pm jeany wrote:
Dont worry you can always try purchasing them in the new Wickle mens clothing shop - about to open - I kid you not!!!
On 5 Jul 2009 at 11:04pm hmmm wrote:
jeany, that may be so but I believe Wickle men's jeans go for about £80. I'm sure it's worth it though, they're all organic fairtrade eco magic, and come with a smug sense of self-satisfaction, completely free!
On 6 Jul 2009 at 1:11am Scrooge wrote:
I buy all my jeans at ASDA for £6 a pair inclusive belt. Nothing wrong with them. I used to spend 80 but don't really see the point and regret that I have been ripped off for years. Same for hairdressers after I was stuck in Minehead and there was no T&G. Reduced my grooming costs by at least 509 a year. Admittedly the barber hasn't got a clevage and there are no frills such as 10 sorts of coffee to chose from but who really cares and needs the lot?
On 6 Jul 2009 at 11:22am Ed Can Do wrote:
That you're posting here suggests you have internet access so why not just shop online? You have every style you could possibly ever ask for, it's inevitably cheaper than real shops and you don't have to walk up School Hill.

Personally, I've bought quite a lot of things from Fat Face and Bone and I'm looking forward to checking out the new Plain Lazy shop when it opens. I appreciate that some people baulk at the idea of spending any money on their clothes but for those of us who don't go for the chav-chic look, Lewes has got a pretty decent range of clothes shops for such a small town and it does only cost a few quid to get to Brighton.
On 6 Jul 2009 at 5:58pm Keeley wrote:
Ed, he didn't suggest he "baulked at the idea of spending money on his clothes" he merely said he was quite rightly opposed at the thought of spending £55 or as someone else mentioned, a ridiculous 80 on jeans. Its quite insulting of you to infer that someone who doesn't want to throw away a day's wage on a pair of jeans is "chav-chic." I am in no way a "chav" I work 40 hours a week and receive a decent wage, however I would never pay more then 20 for a pair of jeans and see no shame in that. When we lived in Lewes until not so long ago I would find it a struggle to find reasonably priced clothes shops (New Look is about the best I got) without having to catch a train/bus into Brighton. I went to charity shops too (also no shame in that) but with charity shops there's no guarantee that they will have what you're after. Frankly I resent your snooty and arrogant attitude which unfortunately is so common in Lewes. Lewes may have a "decent range of clothes shops" if you can afford to pay out a minimum of 50-100 every time you need some new apparel, but sadly, the majority don't.
On 6 Jul 2009 at 6:01pm Rozzer wrote:
Bloody well said Keeley.
On 6 Jul 2009 at 6:29pm Mr Tibbles wrote:
Go to TK Max in Brighton, loads of designer jeans and stuff going from £5 - 25. Why bother with charity shops or the High Street prices when you can get some good stuff there, not all tacky either some good and trendy names.
On 6 Jul 2009 at 6:32pm Mr Tibbles wrote:
Did I mention I have my own brand of jeans "Tibbles".
On 7 Jul 2009 at 12:38am CHAV-CHIC wrote:
It takes much more for Ed to offend me. I actually found his online shopping tip very useful but do prefer the deserted ailes at 2.30am and the other odd punter as I live in fear of becoming a social retard if not in contact with other chavs.
On 7 Jul 2009 at 3:15pm Ed Can Do wrote:
Sorry, the chav-chic comment was meant as a joke. I wasn't trying to imply there was anything wrong with cheaper shops, just that in this day and age, £50 isn't really that expensive for a pair of jeans.

I actually find that these days the more expensive shops seem to have a sale on pretty much all year round so the 50 jeans are rarely more than 30 which isn't that bad for a pair of jeans. I second the mention of TK Maxx where I get a lot of my clothes. OF course, I have the advantage of working just around the corner from there so it's not out of my way at all.

At least when Tesco's expands there'll be some cheaper clothes available in town!
On 7 Jul 2009 at 5:23pm Keeley wrote:
Hear hear!
On 13 Jul 2009 at 8:53am Keeley wrote:
I'm sad because I'm poor.
On 29 Feb 2016 at 8:32am Rob wrote:
Men's clothes are every where. Open your eyes and look around at hangers.
On 2 Mar 2016 at 9:48am Rob wrote:
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On 2 Mar 2016 at 9:51am Rob wrote:
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Check it out here »
On 7 Jul 2016 at 1:06pm TedHaris wrote:
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