As I was browsing some stores at the Ala Moana shopping centre in Honolulu, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw Wolford. Is this my imagination playing a trick on me? I was in disbelief to find it in a place where I thought hosiery was least popular.
Just a few minutes before my discovery I was at the Neiman Marcus department store asking for Wolford hosiery. The staff were very nice, but there was barely any hosiery there and no Wolford. Perhaps they didn’t know, but I really can’t say why they didn’t tell me that there is a Wolford boutique in the mall.
So I was really surprised to stumble upon this Wolford boutique as I already was lead to believe that I would not find anything of that sort in that city. Turns out that it’s mostly tourists who shop there, especially the Japanese. They even have special signs for them saying that Japanese cards like Union Pay are accepted.
I walked in and was greeted in a friendly manner by Nancy. She was very polite. For a long time already I was hoping to find Aura 5 pantyhose to try, so I asked her and right away she knew what I was talking about and went to that drawer. I had a look at the colours available and decided to go for the shade called “Honey” that was more like a light tan.
Nancy introduced me to the new accessory for this season – gloves. Wolford apparently decided to introduce a collection of high quality gloves that I even got to try on. I was surprised that they were completely seamless without any uncomfortable seams between the fingers. That must have been one a real high end technology that made something like that!
It was a really pleasant experience. For sure my visit to Wolford was one of my main highlights of the trip. Those 5 den pantyhose will remind me of it as I wear it.