Legwear for your best assets
What do you love most about your job as a buyer for tights, ready-to-wear and swimwear?
The wonderful and diverse group of South Africans I meet, who know the Wolford brand, which they have, until now had to shop for abroad.
What qualifications to you need?
Retail training for customer relations and merchandising, stock control and merchandising display.
What are the greatest difficulties associated with your job?
We don't see any difficulties - only wonderful opportunities to introduce this great global brand to South Africans.
What led you into this field?
The opportunity to work for a company that is a household name around the world.
What are the latest trends this season?
Patterned pantyhose and leggings.
What's in for autumn and winter?
Black, white, grey and brown.
What are your most popular items?
Lingerie, Legwear, Taisha skirts and the Fatal dress.
Do you have any classic items that sell well every season?
The basic lingerie, as well as the hold-in underwear that gives that special definition to your figure under tight-fitting clothes. We also have evergreen legwear ranges for each season for a woman's best assets.
Do you travel as part of your job?
If so, what is the most exciting place you have been to on a buying trip?
We always buy in Vienna, Austria, a great place. - Andrea Nagel