Fashion Forward: Vicente “Vinnie” Tames

Author: msmona  //  Category: Tips

Name:  Vicente “Vinnie” Tames

Title:   Asst. Manager, “Half of Half Name Brand Clothing” in Richardson, TX.

MM:  What is the meaning behind the store’s name?
VT:  “Half of Half is from the price cut we give with all new merchandise, basically 75% off the original price.  Examples of our brand name clothing include Ann Taylor, Ralph Lauren/Polo and White House Black Market.”

MM:  How does the store work?
VT:  “We have a buyer who purchases clothing, shoes and housewares for the company.  We are closed on Tuesdays and Sundays, except for when we have a special sale day.  Color tickets are to show what items are discounted and what’s new in the store.”

MM:  What is your favorite part about working at Half of Half, besides the fabulous discounts?
VT:  “It’s the customers.  They make it fun and personal!  I love helping them put outfits together.”

MM:  How did you come to the world of fashion?
VT:  “Well, going to school I came into the world of retail, starting back at Montgomery Wards. I like it a lot!”

MM:  What do you want to be when you grow up? 🙂
VT:  “A Fashion Guru!  Haha!

MM:  What Nugget of Fashion Wisdom could you share with MsMona’s fans?
VT:  “Well Kids, Spring is here . . . Color Color Color!  Don’t over match colors – play with them!  And remember to sign up online for a $5.00 coupon to our stores.  Can’t wait to see you!”


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