How much do you spend on clothing in a year? You may be surprised, we spend more than we think when it comes to the latest fashion... Click the play button to find out more.
Women spend £836 amassing a collection of sexy drawers... while men spend just £274 stocking up on pants (2013)
On average, 4.56% of the money that men spend on all clothes (including for others) is most likely to be spent on their own casual wear, over a third higher than the 3.20% that women spend.
Men spend over double the amount that women spend on formal wear.
Men allocate their clothing budget for their own sportswear per year only slightly more than women do. 2.32% of a man’s yearly clothes budget is spent on shorts, jogging bottoms and replica football shirts, as opposed to 2.19% of a woman’s clothes budget being spent on shorts, jogging bottoms, and swimwear.
In more than two thirds of homes, it is the woman who is solely responsible for doing the laundry, while three quarters of men reserve all DIY jobs for themselves. (2013 UK)
Men now spend an almost identical amount of money on fashionable accessories as women do. On average, men spend £988 per year. This is just £99 less than the average total of £1087 each woman spends per year.
In 2013, 25-34 year-old males spent an average of £178 on footwear from shoes to trainers and sandals within a nine month period, while women of the same age spent only £171.
Women in the corporate sector spend as much as £340 a month - about 18% of their total salary - on work clothes. In the corporate sector (USA) it’s been suggested that women spend over 50% more on their work clothes than men do.