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Old 02-22-2007, 10:21 PM
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Wardrobing

I learned a new word today, wardrobing. Wardrobing is when someone buys an article of clothing, wears to a party/function/interview/etc, and then returns it to the store the next day. Do you know anyone who does this?

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Old 02-22-2007, 10:34 PM
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It's been going on at Nordstrom's for many years, especially with the really fancy women's dresses that are sold there.

I was told about that in San Francisco (Stonestown shopping center)
It was explained that certain poor African-American and certain other groups
I think, of people "buy" a dress, wear it one time to a fancy shindig and then return it, claiming for whatever reason it was unsuitable for them, and they want their money back.
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Old 02-22-2007, 11:33 PM
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Knew a graduate student who did it for a job interview back in the mid-80's. Didn't work. It's hard to disguise the character that lies behind that choice.
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Old 02-22-2007, 11:44 PM
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i always return my dresses that i buy at nordsroms after i wear them.





what the hell is nordstroms?

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Old 02-22-2007, 11:58 PM
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Nordstrom:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordstrom

It's an upscale clothing store known for extradorinarily high level of customer service, no-questions-asked return/refund policy, complimentary shoeshines for customers, great quality merchandise but reasonable prices, and highly competent salespeople. It seems to be a successful formula, their reputation is very good.

GThey started in Seattle and expanded to upper middle class areas mainly in the West. I liked going there, though I despise shopping.
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:00 AM
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I'd try it, but they have a no return policy at my thrift store.

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