Dear clothing retailers: Your fitting rooms just don’t do it for us.

Azania Mosaka shared a recent shopping experience with Africa Melane on their Weekend Breakfast show. She lamented on how trying on clothing items in the fitting rooms has become a disappointing experience because the mirrors and lighting do not flatter or make a customer feel good.

Many listeners strongly agreed, including a caller who said she preferred to take clothes home rather than use in-store fitting rooms.

It’s better to buy the clothing, go home, and take it back if it doesn’t fit.


Zeb in Simon’s Town and Michael in Northcliff shed some light on ways to overcome the despair surrounding fitting room designs below. It really is a science.

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