The mind, it boggles: it seems women (at least, the 2,000 polled) consult their moms for honest shopping opinions.
Thanks to Sophie Kinsella, "Shopaholic" sounds relatively harmless, almost cute — sort of like a slightly naughtier chocoholic. But for 6% of the population, Omniomania's a real disease and anything but a laughing matter.
"What's wrong with online shopping?" You mean, besides the fact that it's way too easy, things don't fit, and you can do it in the middle of the night? Apparently, a lot:
Viva la France! French store Celio came up with the genius idea of hiring average Joes of all shapes and sizes to hang out in their store, there to try on clothes if women folk came to shop for their fellas. Best part? Celio is referring to these helpful men as Les Shoppenboys. Says one Shoppenboy of the experience:…