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$ 100
Nov 2006
Montgomery, AL
Personal shopping for gifts and household items  more... close row
$ 60
Dec 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Independent personal shopper  more... close row
$ 100
Dec 2007
Lincolnton, NC
Personal shopper just for holiday shopping  more... close row
$ 50
Sep 2007
Los Angeles, CA
Personal shopper made shoppiong experience wonderful  more... close row

Description of service

This isn't really a service that I hired. It's more of a service that you aquire while shopping at some stores in Los Angeles. If you look like you're going to buy a fair amount of stuff then a personal shopper that the store has on their payroll will follow you around and help pick out clothes, match outfits and check you out when your ready. I'm pretty sure that they would get you a latte if you asked. The $50 was actually a tip, but it's customary to leave a tip to just about anyone that helps you in LA. I know that they get commission on every item they get me to buy but he did a great job. They even carried out everything to my car.

Review of Service

I was greeted at the door and asked what I was looking for. Then the gentleman went looking for similar items as I was in the dressing room. While I was there he got be a bottle of water since it was a little warm outside that day. Overall it was one of the most enjoyable shopping experiences I have ever had even though I bought way more than I should have. I will definitely go back if I'm ever in the area again.


It is customary to tip someone in this situation. How much is up to you but it is generally based on how much you buy and how much they help. I bought a lot and he helped a lot so I gave a nice tip.

$ 50
May 2007
San Diego, CA
Personal shopper to help with choosing prom dress  more... close row
$ 200
Dec 2007
Chicago, Illinois
Personal shopper best with a guarantee  more... close row
$ 500
May 2008
Scottsdale, AZ
Auction proxies not entirely fair  more... close row
$ 150
Apr 2007
San Diego, CA
Personal shopper to get ready for birthday party  more... close row
$ 10
May 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Auction aggregator helps find items from online auctions  more... close row
$ 400
Nov 2007
Tampa, Florida
Shopper best for less personal gifts  more... close row
$ 20
Apr 2008
Holbrook, NY
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