It was awkward and pissed a lot of shoppers off -- I can't say I blame them. " Brooke: "A lot of foreigners would agree to open Angel Cards after we sold them on all the coupons they'd subsequently get in the mail.Many of them didn't speak English and I'd wonder if they knew what they were signing up for.Cleaning up after adults isn't in the job description and it felt degrading.I'm now overly conscious as a shopper to re-hang anything I ever try on." Julie: "Victoria's Secret is a high-end store, so it does attract some elitist clientele.' or 'That style thong comes in five colors -- why not treat her to all of them?
I enjoyed chatting with these men about what they thought was hot, or what their girlfriends liked, or what the special occasion was.
But friends, boyfriends, and family members bombarded me with To offer some insight that goes beyond my personal experiences, I enlisted the help of four former VS sales associates who worked alongside me (and equally despised using the word "panty"): Julie (three years at two different stores), Jane (five years), Caitlyn (two years), and Cassandra* (two years).
Behold: behind-the-scenes shocks, perks, and "secrets" of the most famous lingerie shop around.
But if said client was testy, we'd give comical warning.
Like, 'Julie, there is a woman who both looks and barks like a Pomeranian looking for a black Angels bra in a 36D.' We'd do it for laughs because every employee on headset could hear it." Julie: "Men who came into Victoria's Secret usually looked lost -- our sexy merchandise and confusing sizing isn't exactly in their wheelhouse.