The Vernacular of a Lululemon Addict
If you’re thinking about entering the world of after market Lululemon sales, you must be versed in the vernacular of the indigenous population of Lulu collectors, lest you become lost in the Swirl of Peri-manifesto print.
Quickly, let’s go over some of the most common abbreviations and terms.
Unicorn: An item that the party has been searching for for a long time, that is both rare and highly desirable. Many people’s unicorns are also the unicorns of others as well.
GEC: Guest Education Centre, basically, Lululemon’s Customer Service
ISO: In search of. People will post ads stating that they are in search of an item in hopes that someone will reply to that ad with the item that they are looking for, and hopefully a fair asking price.
DISO: Desperately in search of
FS: For sale
NWT: New with tags
NWOT: New without tags
VEUC: Very excellent used condition (I use this for items when I’m not actually sure whether I wore them even once or not)
EUC: Excellent used condition
VGUC/ GUC: Very/ good used condition
EMT: Email Money Transfer, a Payment method available to Canadians
TTS: True to Size, indicating that the buyer bought their normal size in the item
Bump: A bump is when someone comments on their own post (usually just saying “bump,” sometimes using a *) which moves it to the top of the page until someone else posts or bumps their post.
IMO: In my opinion
MD: Mark down, indicates something is on sale, or was purchased for the sale price.
PM: Private message
Angel: An angel is a community member who will purchase an item for you at a location convenient to them, accept payment for the item- including postage, and often a tip- and mail the item to you.
PP: When in regards to a purchase it means, “payment pending.” ie: Someone may comment on their own post stating, “sold, pp.”
US: United States
OOTD: Outfit of the day
UPLOAD!!! : Once a week, Lululemon adds new items to the website. Sometimes during the holiday season Lululemon will upload extra items at random..
UPDATE ON UPLOAD TIME: As of February 6th, 2016, uploads have been occurring no later than 5pm EST on Tuesday afternoons. Times do vary slightly.
LOOT or WMTM or MD: We Made Too Much, formerly called “loot” is generally uploaded on Thursday mornings, very early. It is filled with items that are on Mark Down (reduced in price). Sometimes, over the holiday season, WMTM doesn’t get uploaded as often, but then normal uploads come more often.
PP: Paris Pink
LR: Love Red
Articles of Clothing:
WUPs/ WUCs: Wunder Under Pants, Wunder Under Crops
NLT: No limits tank
WTF: What the fluff
DSC/ DSPs: Dance Studio Crops, Dance Studio Pants
DSJ: Dance Studio Jacket
GW: Gratitude Wrap
SW: Savasana Wrap
AW: Awareness Wrap
CRB: Cool Racerback
LS: Long Sleeve
WWA: Wear With All, a type of jacket