Before I went to see Helen I hadn’t been shopping for clothes for fun for about 25 years. I bought clothes to replace the ones I had when I had to but it wasn’t something I enjoyed. I didn’t feel I knew what suited me anymore and I didn’t go into shops to browse because being faced with lots of choice was just overwhelming – I didn’t know what to pick out to try … so I just stopped trying.
A day with Helen was enormous fun, I learnt lots and suddenly I began to understand why some outfits I owned stayed in the cupboard and others I wore ALL the time! I went home and immediately bagged up 3 outfits that I now knew I didn’t like for good reason – they didn’t suit me! 2 days later I passed a House of Fraser having a Blue Cross Sale … and I went in! I walked around the shop discounting all the items that weren’t “me”, picked up 2 dresses to try on and knew without a shadow of a doubt which looked better and why! Thank you Helen for giving me back a pleasure I thought had gone forever!
Personal Shopping Day
I was worried that my budget was too small and I would feel ridiculous shopping with a stylist! How wrong I was on both counts. A day shopping with Helen was a revelation! It was enormous fun having someone else picking the clothes I should try on – shopping isn’t something I relish and Helen made it easy, explained what would suit me and why (and why some of the things I was drawn to were a NO!) and then she waited while I tried clothes on and showed her. All the clothes she chose looked good on me and some looked AMAZING! She picked styles and colours I wouldn’t have tried and they were the ones that suited me most!
Shopping with Helen was like shopping with a friend except she kept me to budget, didn’t allow me to make dodgy choices and wasn’t just telling me I looked good in something for an easy life or because she didn’t know how to say I didn’t look good. In fact shopping with Helen was nothing like shopping with a friend it was 100 times better!