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    The meaning of "an exclusive fashion story"

    Quotes from Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella.


    I lean forward and whisper the price in Jess’s ear. She looks as if she wants to expire on the spot.

    ‘Plus, no one in the world has worn any of the pieces from this new collection yet,’ I inform her. ‘Yourealize you’re an exclusive fashion story?’

    Anyone else in the world would be thrilled to be an exclusive fashion story. Jess still looks completelyfreaked out.


    What's the meaning of "an exclusive fashion story" here? A rude fashionable female boss?

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    Re: The meaning of "an exclusive fashion story"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rico Ng View Post
    What's the meaning of "an exclusive fashion story" here? A rude fashionable female boss?
    That inference cannot be made from the given text.

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    Re: The meaning of "an exclusive fashion story"

    I'm pretty sure your text should read, ‘You realize you’re in an exclusive fashion store?’
    It would make much more sense like that.

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    Re: The meaning of "an exclusive fashion story"

    If the text is correct then Jess is the first person to be putting on the items from a new collection and therefore she's potentially doing something so significant that it creates news in the fashion industry, hence the 'exclusive fashion story' reference. I assume it's meant in a way that contains some exaggeration, rather than literally being the case, but I can't know without the rest of the text.

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    Last edited by Rover_KE; 25-Nov-2016 at 00:16. Reason: Fixing typo.

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