Category Archives: Shoptalk

Delusions of Grandeur

“They must be kidding! I got too many skills to be here! I can walk out of this place and get a job anywhere!”

      — The guy unloading donations at the Salvation Army in Chelsea 

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Shoptalk

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“I do not have the patience to be kicked out of H&M!”

“My brotha got kicked out of H&M and now he gotta go to court!”

— Two teenage girls darting out of the 34th Street H&M 

Shoptalk

“We only made the most popular sizes.”

— A shopgirl at Uniqlo, explaining to me why they don’t carry men’s shoes in sizes 10 or 10.5, the two most common sizes in the United States.