26 February 2006
You're kidding, right?!
I went to the mall with my husband today with the intention of helping him (not because he needed it but because I enjoy shopping) pick out a new dress shirt for work. The mall where we live is small, so there aren't a lot of choices. We started at Old Navy, moved on to Gap (where he found a shirt he liked but wasn't so sure b/c of the price), American Eagle, Aeropostale and finally Abercrombie & Fitch. I hadn't been in an American Eagle in years and neither of us had ever been in Aeropostale or Abercrombie & Fitch. The button downs in Old Navy, AE and Aeropostale were too casual for him, and those in Abercrombie, while very nice, were way overpriced. So we went back to Gap. He decided to purchase one and while he was checking out I meandered over to the women's side even though I've not had much luck there before. I found the cutest spring coat on sale for $39.99 (originally $88) and decided to try it on. I found a large (but still had reservations that I'd need the XL as it was Gap after all), and slipped it on. I made my way over to a mirror and was inspecting myself when my husband walked in from the men's side. I asked if he liked it (as it is a little busy and different), and they had the same style in a solid light blue for the same price. He said he did, but I decided I needed to get another woman's opinion as well. I asked a salesperson and the woman being checked out what they thought. They both said they liked it, and then, get this, the salesperson said, but I think you need a smaller size. I'm sure I gave her a look of complete disbelief. I turned and looked at my husband, and he just gave me the biggest smile. So, she returned with the MEDIUM, and it fit!! I am still in a state of shock that I came home with the medium. Then, to top it off as we were walking out, my husband says to me, that guy was just checking you out. Bizarre.