I wonder how an American pronounces…
clothes … clothing … cloth
/klowz/ … /ˈklow-ðɪŋ/ … /klɔθ/
clothes /klowz/ = the things you put on your body to cover yourself
clothing /ˈklow-ðɪŋ/ = clothes
The word clothing is used in business.
cloth /klɔθ/ = material (cotton, silk, etc.) used to make clothes or clothing
There are many clothing stores at the mall.
Some people know how to sew.
They like to make their own clothes.
They go to a cloth store and buy materials.
Take a look at my clothes closet.
I’m a real clothes horse.