How to get new clothes in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Learn how to spice up your style and get new clothes in Pokemon Sword and Shield.


Clothing is a great way to express yourself and set your character apart from the rest in video games. That’s why it probably shouldn’t be much of a surprise that you have plenty of clothing options available in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. In this guide, we’ll teach you how to get new clothes, as well as go over a couple of easy-to-find clothing shops near the start of your adventure.

How to get new clothes in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Players can start purchasing new clothes as soon as they reach the town of Wedgehurst. Just outside of your hometown of Postwick. If you happen to miss this clothing store, then you’ll find another up in Motostoke, just inside the city along the main road.

Pokemon Sword and Shield - how to get new clothes
You can get new clothes by visiting a Boutique in Pokemon Sword and  Pokemon Shield.

Once you visit the clothing store, you’ll be able to purchase an assortment of items ranging from shoes, gloves, shirts, jackets, and even new bags. This will allow you to really customize your character early on, letting you make things a bit more personal. Of course, clothing isn’t cheap, and you won’t want to waste all of your money right away, so make sure you don’t drop all of your cash on new clothing looks.

Based on what we’ve seen, it looks like each Boutique (as they are called in Pokemon Sword and Shield) offers different sets of clothing that you can purchase. So, while the clothing in Motostoke might be a bit too formal for some, Wedgehurst’s clothing store will offer some additional variants for you to try out. Of course, it all comes down to personal taste, so just try to find some clothing that suits you.

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Now that you know how to get new clothes in Pokemon Sword and Shield, head to the nearest clothing store and pick out your new style today. You can also head back over to our Pokemon Sword and Shield hub, where you’ll find plenty of helpful content to assist you in your endeavor.

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Joshua holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and has been exploring the world of video games for as long as he can remember. He enjoys everything from large-scale RPGs to small, bite-size indie gems and everything in between.

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