In news that will shock approximately no one, it turns out that clothing stores are forking out the big bucks for “skinny mirrors” to flatter shoppers (and, you know, fool them into buying clothes).
If you’re a woman who has ever bought clothes from a shop, you will know that this happens all the freaking time.
Just last month I went shopping with my sister and it happened to me.
I tried on some clothes in the change room and everything looked great. But then, I got home. And somehow, I had magically gained 5kg since leaving the store. In all the wrong places.
Suddenly, my shiny new purchases didn’t look as flattering as they had a few hours before. And I was left feeling pretty deflated, to say the least.
This was my first reaction:
Which was shortly followed by this: