Sunday, September 23, 2012


I was meeting an old friend for lunch. I was a bit early, so I quickly dropped by Hollister. I didn't have much time, but I managed to buy a pair of electric blue (think Stabilo) shorts and ogle at the handsome staff cum models.

Once we met up, I asked my friend what she thought of my purchase. She flatly said the color was not age-appropriate. Her usual candidness adds to why I love her to pieces. And she merely confirmed what I already knew.

That I look my age.

After she left, I went back to return the item. I stood in the middle of the store, surrounded by young and gorgeous Hollister men that I would never measure up to, and held up the bright-colored garment one last time.

As I was lost in thought, a Chinese hunk showed me a shirt and asked where he could find his size. I absent-mindedly pointed to the other end of the hall where I saw a stack of the same items earlier.

A few minutes later, a beefy guy asked me where he could pay for his stash. I looked around me, but none of the Hollister staff were in sight. I gave him directions to the counter where I paid for mine that morning.

I was still beaming when I got home that afternoon and told hubby about my day. And in case you were wondering, I ended up keeping the electric blue shorts.


Mac Callister said...

Naku sean you should apply to that store na din as part time! Charrr

Poipagong (toiletots) said...

haha glad you kept the electric blue shorts. it seems everyone still thinks you're hollister worthy. (old) age or not. :P *peace*

Russell said...

hahahhaha! nakakaloka! pero ang nice mo ah kasi kung ako yan de-dedmahin ko lang sila or tititigan ng matagal hanggang sa ma-realize nila na im not a staff sa store na yun. hahaha!

hongbait mo nomon :)

Sean said...

@mac: naku baka sa labas ang interview. pag maliwanag baka di na ako tanggapin lol.

@poipagong: lol thanks poi :) that was a great pick-me-up.

@russell: haha natuwa actually ako na napagkamalang tigabenta dun. lahat sila gwapo :)

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