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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Germany
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Hi to everyone,

I need some advice. I need suits for my future job (EAD!). So hubbie and I went to our shopping mall and tried everything: Macy's, Dillard's, Belk, Express, Ann Taylor, Jones New York. Apart from the extreme prices I couldn't find anything. I need a size 2 and they only offered that as 2P, which is way too short for me.

Where do you guys get your suits? I am willing to spend a big amount, but reasonable (no Dolce or Chanel ;) ). It's so frustrating! Or do you know if a taylor could sew a 4 into a size 2?

I tried to google it, but Google came up with the stores I already went to...

Thank you so much for your help, I appreciate it!

Anna


AOS

8-4-2006 Date of NOA's

1-4-2007 Green Card in mail

Removal of conditions

9-29-2008 I-751 delivered to CSC

12-29-2008 Green Card ordered :)

Citizenship

10-15-2011 Package sent to NSC

10-17-2011 NOA Priority Date

11-25-2011 Biometrics done

11-29-2011 In line for interview scheduling... woohoo!

12-20-2011 Interview scheduled ...received letter 3 days later

01-24-2012 Interview & Oath

Done!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Brazil
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I want to see the answers to that too. Love suits! I don't own a lot of them because I don't need them here so much.... but I'd love to buy some more once I'm in the US!


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I want to see the answers to that too. Love suits! I don't own a lot of them because I don't need them here so much.... but I'd love to buy some more once I'm in the US!

Ugh. I hate them, always have! So I have no advice for ya, sorry.

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Hi to everyone,

I need some advice. I need suits for my future job (EAD!). So hubbie and I went to our shopping mall and tried everything: Macy's, Dillard's, Belk, Express, Ann Taylor, Jones New York. Apart from the extreme prices I couldn't find anything. I need a size 2 and they only offered that as 2P, which is way too short for me.

Where do you guys get your suits? I am willing to spend a big amount, but reasonable (no Dolce or Chanel ;) ). It's so frustrating! Or do you know if a taylor could sew a 4 into a size 2?

I tried to google it, but Google came up with the stores I already went to...

Thank you so much for your help, I appreciate it!

Anna

If you're short, go to a petites store. :star:

If you're tall...just keep looking. I'm not a size 2 so I can't help you.


24 June 2007: Leaving day/flying to Dallas-Fort Worth

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Germany
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Hm haven't checked Neiman Marcus yet. The only thing people at Macy's told me they could order some suits in my size, but those suits are about 500 bucks. That seems extremely over-priced for a piece of polyester (for that price I want to have wool, or another good fabric that actually won't die after a year)....


AOS

8-4-2006 Date of NOA's

1-4-2007 Green Card in mail

Removal of conditions

9-29-2008 I-751 delivered to CSC

12-29-2008 Green Card ordered :)

Citizenship

10-15-2011 Package sent to NSC

10-17-2011 NOA Priority Date

11-25-2011 Biometrics done

11-29-2011 In line for interview scheduling... woohoo!

12-20-2011 Interview scheduled ...received letter 3 days later

01-24-2012 Interview & Oath

Done!

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Hi to everyone,

I need some advice. I need suits for my future job (EAD!). So hubbie and I went to our shopping mall and tried everything: Macy's, Dillard's, Belk, Express, Ann Taylor, Jones New York. Apart from the extreme prices I couldn't find anything. I need a size 2 and they only offered that as 2P, which is way too short for me.

Where do you guys get your suits? I am willing to spend a big amount, but reasonable (no Dolce or Chanel ;) ). It's so frustrating! Or do you know if a taylor could sew a 4 into a size 2?

I tried to google it, but Google came up with the stores I already went to...

Thank you so much for your help, I appreciate it!

Anna

I find at RUBY,it is a boutique, kinda expensive but it worth it, i am petite too hehehe, it is XS but it cost 89 usd,

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Venezuela
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JCPenny, Sears ...Have decently priced suits always in sales.

I am not a size 2, so I havent had any trouble finding suits, but unless it's a job in a bank or firm, I wouldnt go crazy buying suits. I've found that people in my company (I dont want to generalize and say that's it is the US) dress a tad casually even at corporate level.

It's true, sometimes I am surprised at what I can find at Targets, also there is Talbots (a tad steep in price), and online try chadwicks (I think it's spelled correctly).

Good luck!


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Germany
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Wow thanks, just looked at the Target link. I will go to our Target and check things out... Good tip, thanks a lot!


AOS

8-4-2006 Date of NOA's

1-4-2007 Green Card in mail

Removal of conditions

9-29-2008 I-751 delivered to CSC

12-29-2008 Green Card ordered :)

Citizenship

10-15-2011 Package sent to NSC

10-17-2011 NOA Priority Date

11-25-2011 Biometrics done

11-29-2011 In line for interview scheduling... woohoo!

12-20-2011 Interview scheduled ...received letter 3 days later

01-24-2012 Interview & Oath

Done!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
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I just bought a bunch at Burlington Coat factory. Im not a size 2 but....they did have smaller sizes, because a lot of the ones I loved....were puny.

As for tailoring, yes a can be taken to a 2, depending on the suit tho sometimes it might lose some of the styling or details. I have to alter all my stuff, Im short so knee length skirts dont work, they absolutely have to be jsut above the knee or I look shorter and dumpy. And top 1 size bottom smaller, so have to always tailer skirts and pants because not every place has coordinates, you have to buy a whole suit in the same size. i really feel for people who dont sew.


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03/05/2006 : amended AP application rec'd

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04/06/2006 : RFE for AOS (co-sponsor affidavit)

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04/13/2006 : AP recieved

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07/04/2006 : AP used again to pick up my son, activated his visa (he was a follow to join)

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12/16/2006 : GREEN CARDS IN HAND!

09/24/2008 : Apply for Removal of Conditions

09/26/2008 : 1 Yr Conditional Resident Extention

11/01/2008 : Biometrics for both of us

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada
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Have you tried J. Crew (www.jcrew.com) not cheap, but you can't skimp on a suit!!!! And they start at size 0.


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August 30, 2005 - AOS, , AP applications mailed to Chicago Lockbox

September 9, 2005 - NOA's for AOS, AP, (dated Sept. 1)

November 28, 2005 - AOS biometrics - refused EAD biometrics at the same time

December 5, 2005 - AP approved

December 7, 2005 - Infopass appointment for interim EAD

December 12, 2005 - Received EAD card

December 13, 2005 - Received AP

June 14, 2005 - Case Status Inquiry/Tracer

June 19, 2005 - Letter sent to congressman

AOS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 8, 2006

AOS approved - August 8th, 2006 - hooray - done with USCIS for now!

GREENCARD RECEIVED - August 18, 2006

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Jordan
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Marshalls and TJ Maxx...You can get a $300 suit for $60. I buy all my suits there and I have several :thumbs:


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