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Understandably, some people need some help negotiating brands, styles and trends when putting down serious cash for their wardrobe at, say, Barneys. But, seriously, is a personal shopper necessary for anyone at Lucy, the activewear boutiques and brand geared for the 30-plus set? The service is now available at its Century City, Santa Monica, Studio City, Manhattan Beach and Pasadena stores for customers who need someone to tell them which yoga pants to buy. [RackedWire]