The Surprising Shopping Habits of Women Around the World

We recently profiled the unusual engagement ring customs of women all over the world, which got us curious about how some of their other fashion habits might differ from ours in the US. And what fashion habit do women tend to engage in more than the rest? Well, shopping of course!

To find out how women in different corners of the world go about buying new stuff, I spoke to a handful of international ladies about some of the shopping trends they’ve witnessed. Though this is by no means a definitive guide—everyone’s different, after all—it certainly highlights that where you live can affect how you shop.

Scroll down to find out what they had to say!