When you walk into Rodeo, do not make the mistake of asking for assistance. Because as a prompt reply to that you might hear a heavily pseudo-accented, "I don't know anything, I just work here."
You'd think we'd diss the store for its name. But you'd be wrong. Why would we do that when we have other things to diss it for? Like how it has managed to bump off apna
Mumbai to foreign locales? Literally. When asked where they get their stuff from, "All imported, South-east Asian countries only," was the response. "Like?" asked I. "Like Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore and Mumbai," followed suit.
Other than these little hitches, Rodeo is quite a nice little store. Completely uninformed, but nice. The place has everything that you could rattle off your wager in Western wear.
For the men, there are shirts, T-shirts, trousers, kurtas, Jeans, capris, caps, hats, jackets and shoes priced from Rs. 175 to Rs. 900. For the ladies, the place stocks shirts, skirts, T-shirts, tops, handbags, footwear, hats, Jeans in ring denim and monkey-washed designs, capris and trousers, priced between Rs. 175 and Rs. 800.
The place specializes in party wear and accessories to match. Junk jewelry in the form of toe rings, anklets, bracelets, watches, skull and claw rings, chokers, belts, wrist bands, earrings and necklaces can be bought for Rs. 45 to Rs. 395.
Rodeo has two trial rooms and two bathrooms. An abstract mural adorns one wall. The ceiling is done up with logs that loom over ominously, making shoppers rush through everything, so that they don't realize how the hell they ended up buying what they did. They call it interior designing. But we know better than that. It's a smart sales policy to combat the likes of its neighbor, Show Off