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Clothes shopping in Konstanz

Where in Konstanz do you buy lasting clothing for a decent price?
For example - we tried H&M, but their products are really wearing out quickly.

Here is overview what's available in Lago, but I know it's not the only place in Konstanz:
https://www.lago-konstanz.de/fashion/
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

Clothes: low price = low quality (of the clothes, of the working conditions, or both).

But keep in mind that high price does not guarantee high quality!

Maybe there is a Loveco shop in Konstanz?
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Clothes: low price = low quality (of the clothes, of the working conditions, or both).
Thanks, scrabblegrey. Low price = low quality was exactly my experience with H&M. So let's say that I'm looking now for decent price = decent quality. "Best bang for your buck", so to say.

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But keep in mind that high price does not guarantee high quality!
That's why I'm asking here. I don't know most of the German brands, so I want to avoid paying extra for shi**y stuff. I'm looking for that sweet spot between price and quality


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Maybe there is a Loveco shop in Konstanz?
I checked and they are not in Konstanz.
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

I think I narrowed the question too much refering to Konstanz, maybe that's not necessary.

Can you advise me which clothing brands generally in Germany offer decent price and decent quality? "Best bang for your buck", again.
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

Buy real fibres, and things not made in china.

Of course clothes from H&M wear out quickly. It’s a terrible waste of resources and an environmental disaster.
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

If you know your sizes and have a Konstanz mailbox, you can check here:
https://www.landsend.de
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Thanks, scrabblegrey. Low price = low quality was exactly my experience with H&M. So let's say that I'm looking now for decent price = decent quality. "Best bang for your buck", so to say.



That's why I'm asking here. I don't know most of the German brands, so I want to avoid paying extra for shi**y stuff. I'm looking for that sweet spot between price and quality




I checked and they are not in Konstanz.
Weil am Rhein for Carharrt, G-star etc in the outlet stores just across the border. Also Kaufland shopping center near as well…
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

Do a search for brands you like from other countries that are sold in Germany
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

I like Massimo Dutti, specialy on sales
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

Actually I think there are many German brands that offer good price/quality ratio but it also depends on whether you like the style... Overall it is difficult to say anything without knowing your budget.

For example Gerry Weber or Basler are mid-priced but have good quality. Tom Tailor or S. Oliver are of somewhat lower quality but still decent.

On the more expensive end Escada is of good quality imo.

Though nowadays even quite expensive brands may lack the quality. I have a t-shirt bought on a street market 20+ years ago very cheaply that I wore a lot as a kid and is still in a great shape...
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I thought we were looking for quality. Massimo Dutti is just Zara with better brandîng.

It's a spanish company with clothes made in China trying to sell itself as an Italian fashion house.
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Re: Clothes shopping in Konstanz

There is a decent size Karstadt (department store) in Konstanz who sell branded, high quality clothing at a fair price. If you go during the sales its even better.
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Actually I think there are many German brands that offer good price/quality ratio but it also depends on whether you like the style... Overall it is difficult to say anything without knowing your budget.

For example Gerry Weber or Basler are mid-priced but have good quality. Tom Tailor or S. Oliver are of somewhat lower quality but still decent.

On the more expensive end Escada is of good quality imo.
Thank you for your inputs, they are already helpful.

That's a fair question about a budget. So the goal would be - one step higher as H&M. Something that will not wear out after couple of times or shrink crazy in the tumble drier. Stating the above, I think it's worth to try your suggestions of Tom Tailor and S. Oliver.
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