Our taste preferences all might be different, but our emotions are pretty universal.
13 Feelings Every Woman Has Had While Shopping
- 1 of 14
Trust us, you’ll be able to relate.
- 2 of 14
The illogical dread of running into your priest/rabbi/dad/soccer coach in the underwear department.
- 3 of 14
The realization that you shouldn’t have eaten that chalupa before trying on swimsuits.
- 4 of 14
“This full-length mirror is warped. There’s no way I look like that. Please god, tell me I don’t look like a misshapen garden gnome!!”
- 5 of 14
The unspoken rivalry that occurs when the woman in the next dressing room tries on the same dress as you. We’ve got a Gap walk-off people!!
- 6 of 14
The panic that ensues when you get trapped in an inside-out turtleneck.
- 7 of 14
Being too lazy to find a saleslady to unlock your dressing room, so doing a stealth maneuver under the door.
- 8 of 14
The exquisite burst of ecstasy you experience when the salesman finds your size in the back.
- 9 of 14
“Would it be obvious to others in the dressing room if I were to do 25 quick sit-ups?”
- 10 of 14
Praying your crow’s feet and the toddler on your hip don’t make the J.Crew cashier deny your discount.
- 11 of 14
“So if I live on ramen for the next month, and don’t refill any of my psych prescriptions, this is totally in my budget!”
- 12 of 14
The moment of truth when you encounter a super-long line at checkout. Is your purchase worth the wait? Or do you cut bait and run?
- 13 of 14
The back-and-forth over whether to buy an item now, or wait and see if it goes on sale. It’s basically like blackjack, but with boyfriend jeans and strappy sandals.
- 14 of 14
Those annoying store credit card offers they shill at checkout. What part of my resting b*tch face reads, “Keep talking”?