I worked in Bicester Village, the secrets you need to know about the discount designer stores & how to bag a bargain | The Sun
WE ALL love a good shopping trip, especially if we know we're getting a good discount.
Plenty of people head down to designer outlet, Bicester Village located in Bicester, England, to pick up designer goodies for a fraction of the usual price.
But one woman who used to work at the popular outlet has revealed all the secrets you need to know before heading there to make sure you get the best bargians.
Taking to TikTok, Rashina 'spilled the chai' on working there.
She claimed that some designer stores make products specifically to sell at the outlet stores.
Rashina, who worked at Bicester Village 12 years ago explained: "Some brands, like Gucci for example that would make products specifically for Bicester Village.
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She remembered that one time she went to buy something at Gucci and was told off for doing so by a colleague.
The colleague explained that Rashina knew items were specifically made for the outlet store so 'the quality wasn't as good.'
Rashina said some brands do participate in this while others don't so it's worth asking the employees.
The insider added that if you know people who work at the village you should try and use their staff discount for an extra 10% off all stores.
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Rashina cautioned people to be careful when buying form the pop-up stores as she claimed 'you can't be guaranteed that the quality is going to be amazing.'
She also recommended shopping there alone and splitting up from family and friends so that you aren't influenced to buy something you'll later regret.
Lastly, the insider revealed there was a secret VIP room set aside for celebrities who don't want to deal with the crowds.
The video has since gone viral with over 70k views and viewers were grateful for Rashina's shopping advice.
One wrote: "It's just so crazy when you think of shoes or clothes that would cost £600 would be bad quality like… huh?"
Rashina replied: "I know right! Sometimes you literally spend more than retail price and get less."
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Another person commented: "Thanks for sharing. Same goes for TJ MAXX and TK MAXX the things are getting produced only for them. Sometimes you’ll see weird brand names as well."
A third penned: "I look online whilst in the stores there, if I see the same product on their website, I know it’s legit and also I like to price compare."
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