Blog: Ever taken clothes back after a night out?

Katie Smith | 1 April 2011

Research by shopping website VoucherCodes.co.uk has revealed that a shocking number of UK shoppers return clothes for a refund after wearing them the night before - 28% of people in fact.

More surprisingly, it's not women that are the biggest culprits, with almost a third (32%) of men doing this, compared to 25% of women. At least now we know how they get their fancy clothes from ladies.

Younger shoppers are the worst offenders as over a third (36%) of consumers between 18 and 24 admitted to taking outfits back to shops after wearing them on a night out.

Less surprisingly, more than one in ten of women conceals up to five clothing items in their wardrobe. Now I must admit, I may be guilty of this...


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