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Ito. Katulad lung nito:

Regine Velasquez recalls being discriminated against in luxury store in New York

Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez recalled in her recently launched vlog the moment she was discriminated against while trying to shop inside a Louis Vuitton store in New York City.

Velasquez launched her YouTube vlog last Oct. 1, regaling her fans with a story of how she obtained one of her prized Louis Vuitton high heels. As per Velasquez, she saw the pair of heels, which was part of the luxury brand’s runway collection, while browsing a magazine sometime around the early 2000s. At the time, she was not aware that items from the runway collection come limited.

“I went to New York to find [these] particular shoes… And then when I got there, nakita ko na, nandun sa display. Sa umpisa pa lang, sinabi agad sa akin wala akong size… Sinabi talaga,” Velasquez said. “Sabi ko, ‘Can I at least try them on?’ Sabi niya,  sabi ng guy, ‘Uh, no.’ Sabi talaga, ganun. Na-discriminate agad ang lola niyo, so na-depress ako ng very very light.”

(They immediately told me in the beginning that they did not have my size. They really said it. I asked, ‘Can I at least try them on?’ The guy said, ‘Uh, no.’ He really said that. I was immediately discriminated so I felt a bit depressed.)

Disappointed, Velasquez left and went to the Neiman Marcus store nearby where she let loose and bought 20 pairs of shoes. However, she also initially felt discriminated against while inside the store, as the sales assistants paid her no mind until an African-American man approached her and asked if she needed help.

“Meron akong nakilalang (I met this) black guy. Again, I was being discriminated. No one was making me pansin, yung lahat sila nagsusukat (no one was paying me any attention, the rest were trying on shoes)… Walang pumapansin sa ‘kin (nobody noticed me), until this guy came to me and then he said, ‘Do you need help?’” she said.

“Sabi ko, parang maiiyak na ‘ko, ‘Yes, I need help.’ So lahat ng tinuro ko binili ko talaga, so ang happy niya, super happy siya. Samantalang yung bwisit na ibang nandun, nagtitinginan sila kasi yung ibang nagsusukat dun, wala naman binili ‘te,” she added.

(Feeling like about to cry, I said, ‘Yes I need help.’ I bought everything I pointed at, so he was happy, very happy. Meanwhile, the others there were staring since the ones who were trying on shoes did not even buy anything.)

What happened next seemed to echo the famed shopping scene in “Pretty Woman,” wherein Vivian (Julia Roberts) returned to the luxury store where she was shot down by one of its shopkeepers the day before, this time carrying with her all of her shopping bags.

After paying for the 20 pairs of shoes, Velasquez said she went back to the Louis Vuitton store carrying her shopping bags. Only then was she able to purchase the shoes she wanted to buy in the first place.

“Nung marami na ‘kong bitbit, pinapasok ako sa loob ng Louis Vuitton at nabili ko siya. ‘Yan ang story ng Louis Vuitton shoes na ito,” she said.

(When I was already carrying a lot of shopping bags, I was let inside Louis Vuitton and I was able to buy the shoes. That’s the story behind these shoes).

In the end, Velasquez told her fans that it was okay and reminded them they should not feel bad if they are discriminated against. “You go back and, like, kick some *ss, right?


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  • Juan Plus OneJuan Plus One Pexer of the Year! PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐

    MAS excited akong marinig ang discrimination stories mo dyan sa sariling mong bansa.


  • kafamzkafamz CavsNo1fan PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐

    MAS excited akong marinig ang discrimination stories mo dyan sa sariling mong bansa.


    E di gumawa ka ng thread tungkol don noh.
  • BunnygervoBunnygervo White Rabbit PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    nadiscriminate lang bumili na ng 20 sapatos.
  • pong_padourpong_padour Member PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Pumasok ako sa Gucci sa 2nd level of Marina Bay Sands Shoppes after kong manalo sa casino. My intention is just to check out some bags and belts as a surprise gift for my gf. Simpleng porma lang suot ko; walking shorts, black RL polo sport, white Onitsuka, Acqua di Gio perfume, Gucci pouch para sa mga susi, wallet, pera at powerbank ko. Todo asikaso sa kin yung magandang Chinese lady attendant. Siguro nabanguhan sa kin. :lol:
    Lahat nang tanungin ko na items from ladies belts to bags, kinukuha nya sa shelf cabinet at pinapahawak pa para makilatis ko. Di nya alam nagwiwindow shopping lang ako at di bibili sa araw na yun. :giggle: Before leaving the store, binigay pa nya calling card nya. :giggle:
    ---
    Baka may isang inisnob sila na client din na kasabay ko, at yun pa ang namili ng marami. :giggle:
    Baka gusto nyo ng textmate. Maganda yan at sexy. :giggle:


  • Juan Plus OneJuan Plus One Pexer of the Year! PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Unlike in the Philippines.

    At least Regine was not body frisked by a security guard, have to undergo ultrasound, hand held scanner, MRI and CT scan before letting inside the high end store in NYC. :lol:

    Wala na Finish na!
  • hsusonhsuson Member PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    edited October 2019
    Sobrang insecure naman tong si Manang Regine.

    Na discriminate, tapos bumili ng 20 shoes, just to be able to go back to LV.  Sinong B0b0?

    Daming branches ng LV she could have gotten the shoes anywhere.
  • mcgirl04mcgirl04 PEx Veteran ⭐⭐

    MAS excited akong marinig ang discrimination stories mo dyan sa sariling mong bansa.


    It’s bad enough getting discriminated in a different country and worse when you’re discriminated in your own country.
  • Sabi ni Juan Plus One:

    MAS excited akong marinig ang discrimination stories mo dyan sa sariling mong bansa.
    ================================
    Iyong nakalagay sa restaurant website na Smart casual attire tapos sleeveless ay bawal?

    Sakit ng Pinoy talaga iyong mahilig sa mga signature brand. Louis Vuitton? Isang overpriced brand? Para ano?

  • mcgirl04mcgirl04 PEx Veteran ⭐⭐
    Sabi ni Juan Plus One:

    MAS excited akong marinig ang discrimination stories mo dyan sa sariling mong bansa.
    ================================
    Iyong nakalagay sa restaurant website na Smart casual attire tapos sleeveless ay bawal?

    Sakit ng Pinoy talaga iyong mahilig sa mga signature brand. Louis Vuitton? Isang overpriced brand? Para ano?

    I can never spend over $1K on a handbag. I’d rather use the money to help our a struggling family in the Philippines or send a kid to school.
  • CelynneCelynne Member PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Kahit naman si Oprah na-discriminate, buti hindi binili yong department store.
  • Di lang sa Amerika, may pagka-bastos talaga ang mga tindero/a sa mga mamahaling department store. Kung hindi ka mukhang mayaman ay mamatahin ka.

    Ako roon sa mga bargain department store tulad ng TKMaxx (TJMaxx sa AmeriKKKa). Branded pa rin ang mga paninda pero laking discount ng presyo.

    Mangyari ako'y bargain hunter. Hindi ako kailan man nagbabayad ng retail price. Pakiramdam ko tinaga ako....
  • alchemistofophiralchemistofophir Christian Communist PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    punta ako sa zoo. feeling ko diniscriminate ako nung rhinoceros na gusto kong puntahan kasi nagpagawa sya ng rehas na bakal na naipalibot sa kanya para di ko sya mapuntahan.

    ~end story

    B)B)B)
    .V.. ..I..
  • IronHandofJusticeIronHandofJustice Member PEx Guru 🎖️🎖️
    Di lang sa Amerika, may pagka-bastos talaga ang mga tindero/a sa mga mamahaling department store. Kung hindi ka mukhang mayaman ay mamatahin ka.

    Ako roon sa mga bargain department store tulad ng TKMaxx (TJMaxx sa AmeriKKKa). Branded pa rin ang mga paninda pero laking discount ng presyo.

    Mangyari ako'y bargain hunter. Hindi ako kailan man nagbabayad ng retail price. Pakiramdam ko tinaga ako....
    Sadly, totoo ito.

    Dumaan ako sa Jo Malogne one time kasi nagpapabili ng pabango ang sister ko sa province. Walang nag entertain sa akin, maybe dahil naka shirt lang ako, shorts, and sandals. 

    Nung may pumansin na sakin, parang minamadali niya ako at he appeared disgusted when I asked him kung may discount/rebate ba if you return the container. 


  • Kent_210Kent_210 Member PEx Guru 🎖️🎖️
    NYC is a whole different world inside the US. The place is congested and expensive, the weather sucks, their subway stinks, no wonder people are cold. I've been to few LV stores in the US, one in Las Vegas and the other is in Scottsdale... staff are entertaining naman..and yes, we didn't buy any. The bag is overpriced. We can get 3 branded bags under $1000, that's MK, Kate Spade and Coach . 
  • MabuheyMabuhey [email protected]@c PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    hsuson said:
    Sobrang insecure naman tong si Manang Regine.

    Na discriminate, tapos bumili ng 20 shoes, just to be able to go back to LV.  Sinong B0b0?

    Daming branches ng LV she could have gotten the shoes anywhere.
    nagastusan sa biniling 20 pairs na hindi naman niya talagang gusto just to prove lang na may pera sha at kaya nya bumili ng 20 pairs...😂😂😂😂


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    May mga times lang na may nakakasalamuha akong mga [email protected] , bratts lalo sa nature ng work ko dito sa place ko.. Hindi lang naman sakin nagsusungit kundi sa mga co- workers ko rin na mga puti rin .. Sa sobrang stressful and physical ng work ,  nakakalimutan ko nang isipin kung na discriminate  ba ako or natural lang sa kanila yun. Kulang ang oras sa pag calculate kung oo o hindi ,  seriously . 

    Feeling ko lang ha,  na  na discriminate ako dati dito sa PeX nung bago bago pa lang akong mag post .. Yung tipong napahiya  ng bongga at nasaktan konte . Kaya maingat na ako sa aking mga posts ngayon  lalo na sa grammar ko . Kung gaganunin ulet ako , the h3LL   I care na   LOL







  • art727art727 Member PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
     Nag-shopping ako sa bagong tayong Grocery store sa lugar ko sa Hollywood Blvd..Dahil nag "ON SALE", so Ayun pasok ako damput nito, dampot duon at halos mapuno-puno ang aking shopping cart..at ditto pumila na ako para magbayad..sa dami ng magche-check out, ako ang pinakauna sa pila at talaga namang ang haba-haba ng pila!..todo tulong ko pa noon pag tse-check out..lagay ng lagay ako ng items sa check out counter..ng mapuna ko na halos lahat ng aking binili ay sumisigaw itong saleslady ng "PRICE CHECK!"..Dito tumigil ako ng pagtatambak sa counter..at tinanong ko siya.."Is There already prices on those items?,  WHY DO YOU HAVE TO SEND THAT BOY,FOR PRICE CHECKED?..Hindi makakibo at tuloy tuloy lang pero..inis-STOP ko si gaga ganito ang sabi ko.."WAIT A MINUTE!, DO YOU REALIZE HOW LONG THOSE LINES ARE?" BEHIND ME?..Just stop doing your thing, and I had something more important things to attend to.."I AM LEAVING AND I DONT WANT TO PURCHASE THOSE ITEMS ANYMORE!...palakpakan ang mga customer duon..habang naglalakad akong palabas..at may nakasalubong akong isang pinoy na di ko kilala..tinanong ako.."BOSS! ANO ANG COMMOTION DUON?, sagot ko tanungin mo ang mga nakapilang customer...Ito ang tanong ko ngayon "SINO ANG NADISCRIMINATE?, AKO BA? O SIYA?"
  • Kent_210Kent_210 Member PEx Guru 🎖️🎖️
    Discrimination never occurred to me or atleast my mind do not entertain the thought that I was discriminated. Kung pumasok ako sa botique or restaurant at walang nag aasikaso sakin, hindi ba puwedeng busy lang sila? 

    Besides I get it, I'm brown with black hair who resembles a Vietnamese, Cambodian or Laotian refugee. How can I bend their mind?
  • art727art727 Member PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Ngayon ito ay sa Pinas naman sa S&R ..ditto sa BGC, alam naman ng lahat na FOR MEMBERS ONLY!, ito diba?..Pumapasok ako at sa harapan ko ay isang lalaking parang foreigner..itong doorman sinenyasan siyang (foreigner) na di nakailangang magpakita ng MC at pumasok, kaya ganon din ang aking ginawa basta ala lang pasok din..ng humabol sa akin ng paikang-ikang itong doorman..Sir!,yung membership card nyo?..sinagot ko nasa akin bakit?" at ganito sinabi saken "Sir! puwedeng Makita?"...dahil sa maraming pumapasok na sinabi ko sa kanya duon kami sa tabi habang dinudukot ko ang aking membership card..at ipinakita ko sa kanya..BINULUNGAN KO SI KUMAG! ..Alam mo kung ikaw, hindi nagging PWD!..mas malakas ka pa sigurong mang-diskriminasyon sa kapwa mo pinoy.. Yung pinapasok mong iyon! panggagago ang ginawa mo sa kapwa kababayan mo...
       MAKARAAN ANG ILANG LINGGO mamimili ulit ako ng grocery sa BGC?..dumarating pa lang ako ay panay na ang kaway sa aken para pumasok pero ipinakita ko ang membership card ko, baka kako may isa pang ART duon sa likod ko...Dapat umalma ka? ala silang magagawa..dapat si Regine tinawag ang manager unless na pagpasok pa lang niya ay kakutsaba na nito ang manager, kung sakali ganon pa ren? E-mail mo si PARENG LOUIS VITTON..
     
  • IronHandofJusticeIronHandofJustice Member PEx Guru 🎖️🎖️
    edited October 2019
    ^ Naalala ko tuloy sa kwento mo Tang Art iyong encounter ko sa Makati Med. I was there to visit my friend na nagpa-open heart surgery.

    Iyong family ng mga foreigners, backpackers sila at cute na cute si Madam guard duon sa mga chikiting (cute naman talaga, white curly hair, alam niyo na how they look like) so pinapasok niya agad. Ako naka sling bag (iyong black na wallet, pera, at cellphone lang ang kasya), pinabuksan niya talaga. Tinanong ko siya kung bakit hindi niya chineck ang mga backpack nung mga foreigners kanina pero naging defensive agad siya at sinabing chineck niya daw.

    Hindi na ako nakipag argue kasi I was in a hurry pero I hope natuto siya sa experience na iyon. Ang pangit lang ng pakiramdam na ganyan sila sa kapwa nila.
  • Juan Plus OneJuan Plus One Pexer of the Year! PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Sa Pinas, mahirap makahanap ng trabaho pag ikaw ay:

    Lagpas 35 ang edad.

    Maitim, bansot, ngetpa, kuba, duling, kulot, bungal, pilay, gradweyt ng provincial schools,etc. 

    Kailangan daw with fishing este "pleasing personality".

    Kahit qualified ka, zero chance of being hired.

    Wala na Finish na!

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