If you don't have anyone to go shopping with you whose opinion you trust, put yourself in the hands of the shop assistants - they know what they're talking about and are there to help you.
The shop assistants will be able to select pieces that best complement your physique so the clothes you get will be clothes you wear.
Make friends with the shop assistants in your favorite local haunts, and tell them to call you when dress deals are available.
High street stores often sell a range of different alarm clocks and many people enjoy going into a store and talking with the shop assistants about the best type of alarm clock with a voice.
Qualified shop assistants are often on hand, and can provide advice where required.