This is why you should always wash the clothes you buy after taking them home from the store. You never know where they’ve been.

I'm all about looking good in photos, but I don't think I could ever go to the length that some of these attention seekers are going through to capture themselves in the perfect light - or dress. In an effort to appear more fashionable, people are actually buying clothes just to snap the perfect Instagram shot, then returning their new threads a day or two later.

According to one report, the biggest offenders aren’t teens, but men and women between 35 to 44, with 17% admitting to the practice. The researchers found that men were more “socially self-conscious,” with 12% wearing a clothing accessory for the photo then returning to the retailer.

I used to date a girl who was notorious for using the old trick of keeping the tag on a dress, wearing it, and then returning it the next day... pretty sure she's guilty of what we're talking about above and practices this method all the time. So weird.

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