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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
$ 150
Apr 2007
San Diego, CA
Personal shopper to get ready for birthday party  more... close row
$ 50
May 2007
San Diego, CA
Personal shopper to help with choosing prom dress  more... close row

Description of service

My daughter was going to prom and was very picky about her dress. As we both have busy schedules we didn't have time to go to 20 different stores in search of the perfect dress. The task was made more difficult by the fact that she had no idea what kind of dress she wanted. We hired a personal shopper at a local mall to shop the different stores and bring about 40 options for us in my daughter's size.

Review of Service

This might be the best $50 I've ever spent. What would have taken easily 12 hours or more only took about an hour. The shopper even got the dress we chose on a discount so I ended up being under budget on the dress plus her fee. Before she went looking for dresses she had my daughter measured so we could make sure it would be a good fit. She also had her go through some magazines and point out what she liked and didn't like about different dresses so she could get a good idea of her style and what she was and wasn't looking for.


Make sure you get some kind of guarantee in writing that if the shopper doesn't find what you are looking for you get at least part of your money back.

$ 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
$ 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
Hourly fee for personal shopping services  more... close row