When Carmen Liu stepped into the lingerie department of a store, all she felt was frustration. Amid the rows of satin and lace, the everyday cotton, and the special occasion silk, there was not one pair of panties she could wear. As a transgender woman she felt completely left out of the lingerie market. An estimated 0. However, figures vary and there is still a lack of conclusive data. Liu was appalled that, in , there was not one mainstream store that stocked lingerie suitable for trans women.
Twenty current and former lingerie store employees — from measurers to cashiers to waiting room attendants — shared their most awkward encounters with customers on Reddit. And it may inspire you to do all of your shopping online for the rest of your life. I think this was around Christmas time so the mall and store are packed. I loved helping men out because usually they just needed advice or help navigating what their significant other was interested in. He revealed to me that he had a wife and kids, and that he enjoyed wearing bras out in public in a neighboring town. I never felt uncomfortable with him. He then licked her arm and ran out the door.
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As a three-year veteran Victoria's Secret sales associate , my retail job involved mundane tasks like folding clothes and ringing at the register. But friends, boyfriends, and family members bombarded me with other inquires: how many boobs do you see a day? Do you think it's creepy when men come in?