I do love a pretty dress whether its mini or midi (Idon’t do maxi dresses) I can team them with either ankle or over the knee boots. I do not like wearing tights so on colder days my legs are covered both ways
There are so many to choose from this season but these are my favourites, just a add a great coat.
I have so much fun every day that I have decided to share it with you. Who could have thought that being a personal shopper in a department store could yield so many stories.
As you know I am a personal shopper/stylist at House of Fraser in Manchester and it is a cool place to work.
On Monday I was very excited to be returning to work after my trip to Peru, I know this may sound a little sad!! but I do love my job and more importantly the people both staff and customers.
I certainly wasn’t disappointed after all of the welcome back hugs, the “we missed you” and the comments about the tan is was business as usual.
i didn’t have to wait very long for a giggle, I returned a phone call to a customer and a beautifully spoken lady asked me if I could call her back in half an hour as she was having her morning coffee and watching TV and she did’t like to be disturbed. what could I say? The good news is she is coming to see me soon and I am sure she will be fun.
After all of the diary updates it was time to catch up with up with what new clothes we had in store, I love this bit it is a bit like christmas on delivery days.
I had a good rummage around Whistles and it is a great place for me to catch up with what is going on around Manchester, you know who you are Gem. A great piece of gossip which I hope is true!! The French Connection store has closed in my absence but the rumour is & Other Stories are taking it over!! Exciting. If even its not true. Unfortunately they didn’t have the cropped flared jeans I wanted to try but they did track them down for me and I am going to try them today.
I did share my obsession of the metallic green Isabel Marant Drew boots, I told them how I had checked all of the websites everyday whilst I was away incase I missed them, but sadly still no joy.
Then it was my first customer of the year, a young mum returning to work after maternity leave, what a delight. She was returning to banking but she really suited vibrant colours so we kept the skirts formal and the tops colourful it worked perfectly.
A perfect first day back.
My first customer yesterday was a no show so I called her to see if she was running late but she did make me laugh when she said “oh I couldn’t be bothered love” What can you say!!
A very lovely lady from Liverpool who was about to be the mother of bride made me smile yesterday when she declared me amazing and asked where had been all of her life!! It makes everything worth while.
We do have quite a few characters in store and I love a certain young lady on the 5th floor she happily gives out pink bags all day on the collection point. Yesterday she announced she needed to learn to drive but also declared she wouldn’t be very good at as she cant see and is very easily distracted!! I hope her parents realise that after she passes her test she requires a “cool car” like mine!! Apparently mini’s are cool, well I certainly think so.
There are so many of them out there at the moment and I think there is a shape and length for everyone. I love pleats but being quite small they can bury me but I know that with a bit of experimenting I will find one I love.
I think my passion for pleats started yesterday when I included the leather skirt by Alice & Olivia, that was definitely a case of love at first sight.