Shopping Envy, Spain’s Shopping Trolley Culture
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Moving to Spain, there will be lots of cultural changes. In Andalucia we have flamenco, duende, festivos, ferias and shopping trolleys! The two wheeled long handled variety that no shopper can live without.

My own shopping trolley was inherited from my neighbours when they moved back to Denmark, unlike any of my clothes (honest) it has tiger-skin pattern, so I call it Tigre. It may not be a perfect fashion accessory, and anywhere else in the world may be laughed at, however, in Spain in the “Typical Non-Spanish” lifestyle we use our Tigre with pride.  Not just restricted to supermarket visits, or  my weekly visit to our local viveros kiosk, Tigre even brings the towels and picnic to the beach.

Before moving to Spain the phrase “trolley envy” was unknown to me but I can see them… clocking Tigre, and then looking me up and down to see if the trolley fits the owner.  Maybe I should arrange a Trolley themed Costa Women event on Facebook to come and show yours (with photos of course). They come in all shapes and sizes and all have a story to tell.  Share your Trolley with pride I say… Marc Jacobs you need to start rethinking your product-line as it’s a time to add a Trolley into your collection!

What does your shopping trolley look like?