Don't let vanity sizing make you feel bad about your lockdown body when you shop for winter clothes

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Model Akon Changkou in Paris, France. Photo by Melodie Jeng/Getty Images
Model Akon Changkou in Paris, France. Photo by Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

As clothing has returned to shopping rails and online shopping carts, many are looking forward to enjoying the feel of new clothing for the first time since perhaps mid-March. 

And you have to admit, the winter threads that have been availed for us to shop are rather appealing to both the eye and the wallet. I mean, who doesn't want to shop this sweater from the Pringle of Scotland x H&M collaboration, for just R379?  

As long as we're all remembering to go about our shopping activities - online or in store - with extra caution. Beyond wearing masks, this also entails not trying clothes and shoes on when shopping at brick-and-mortar clothing outlets. 

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