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Don't Take Straight Guys Shopping

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Says the Guardian: "As with wayward dogs and their owners, I don't blame the dog—I blame the owner. Leave men at home or tie them to a lamp-post outside, but spare them the misery of the high street store—and us the unnecessary traffic. If you think that your husband or boyfriend finds it titillating to watch you emerge, Julia Roberts-like, from your curtained enclave in a series of coquettish outfits, you've been watching too many rom-coms." [Guardian]