As a female, I have no problems asking for directions – unlike my male counterparts. However, when it comes to shopping, I’m always weary when a retail associate approaches me as soon as I walk in, asking if I need any help. This isn’t a sexist comment, just a fact, where a lot of studies have been done that have identified that male shoppers exhibit very different shopping traits from their female counterparts.
This past Saturday, I went on a quest to find the perfect pair of black pants – a staple in every woman’s wardrobe. I decided to start my expedition at a very well known and highly regarded luxury brand name store. As soon as I walked in and started browsing the rack where the pants were hanging, a helpful and smiling sales associate approached, eager to assist.
Against better judgment, I explained what I was looking for and she pulled two styles, both my size, and showed me to a dressing room.... read more >