Sissy Shopping Assignments
Then I'd picture my next boyfriend doing the same for me.
Sure, it was my job to help them pick out ladies underwear, but these guys trusted me to help them make very personal decisions; it was flattering in a way." Brooke: "Women know the lingerie ropes and sometimes didn't want our help, while the male clientele were the easiest to upsell: 'How about a garter and thigh highs to coordinate with that corset?
Undergarments are sexy and personal -- and clients are giving employees a peek into their personal worlds just by entering VS.
However, most people As a three-year veteran Victoria's Secret sales associate, my retail job involved mundane tasks like folding clothes and ringing at the register.But friends, boyfriends, and family members bombarded me with To offer some insight that goes beyond my personal experiences, I enlisted the help of four former VS sales associates who worked alongside me (and equally despised using the word "panty"): Julie (three years at two different stores), Jane (five years), Caitlyn (two years), and Cassandra* (two years).Behold: behind-the-scenes shocks, perks, and "secrets" of the most famous lingerie shop around.Meanwhile, his friend was hiding behind the panty bar filming it on an i Phone.They thought they were hilarious." Jane: "We dealt with a lot of prank calls.But if said client was testy, we'd give comical warning.Like, 'Julie, there is a woman who both looks and barks like a Pomeranian looking for a black Angels bra in a 36D.' We'd do it for laughs because every employee on headset could hear it." Julie: "Men who came into Victoria's Secret usually looked lost -- our sexy merchandise and confusing sizing isn't exactly in their wheelhouse.Not paying your bill on time can destroy your credit and it felt morally wrong to mislead people just to get our store numbers up." Brooke: "Contrary to popular belief, we aren't personal shoppers.But so many clients expected to be hand-held by the same associate as they perused six rooms' worth of lingerie.But the clients who treated me with respect -- that's who I would scour the stock room for in search of that lime-green demi bra in a 34C.If you're rude, I'll tell you everything we have is already out so I don't have to walk back there in heels." Brooke: "We weren’t allowed to gift wrap at the register -- it holds up the lines -- but if a client was chatty with me, sometimes I'd do it anyway.