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The @Epaulet auction stands at $650.  Let's see if we have anything left in us.   Cheers,   Fok.
And yet, New York can't support Atelier.
Acne is mostly a blank slate.  Um, Mohawk sells Dries and stuff.  And H. Lorenzo is a mixed bag.  In any case, workwear has mixed with the minimalist Scandanavian stuff from the day it hit our shores.  The two mixed together (Acne and Engineered Garments) back in Odin, in 2005.   To highligh Real McCoys.  Yes, it's a full line.
Maybe they come to accept that, but assuming that nothing is going to move until sales is a big ass red flag in the business plan, unless margins have been set that high. Also, some collections just don't go on general sale - CCP and MA+, for example.  So, celebrities are very possibly keeping your favorite stores afloat.  Thank Kanye and Kim Kardashian.
Yes, both are safe bets.  Also, they are not out of place.  They allow someone to fill out their wardrobe with basics that highlight their marquee pieces.  Also, they allow entry into the dream.  Remember that the store is a brand. Blue in Green is the official agent of Real McCoy's in the USA - so that mystery is now solved.  
 The problem with being anywhere that time is that everything is sold out and you are between seasons. If you are looking for stuff from the Archive or MAC, where there are fewer sales, you may do better. Styleforum has people at both those places, and The Archive has most stuff online, so you might want to call ahead to see when sales are. They will probably tell you if you tell them what your deal is (you want to know how much stock they might have left.)Cheers,Fok.
 This. At the end of the day, the stores are businesses. The proprietors obviously talk a good game, but if a store cannot turn a profit, or at least break even, it's not going to stay in business. These are not cost centers the way some luxury brand stores might be, and even there, if you look at the financials for the big luxury brands, many are turning a profit in same brand stores, pretty much across all sectors.And the Venn diagram intersection of people who want...
 Very nice. Can we get a $675 up in this place?
I don't know if this will ever make it to production, but when I met with Shaun and Michael earlier this month, Shaun was wearing a really terrific version of a kangaroo leather jacket that he had designed and made by Johnson's leather in San Francisco, one of the best makers in the country .  This picture doesn't show how well this thing fit, which was terrific.  Slim, but with enough room everywhere (not on me - I am a full size bigger than Shaun)   Oh, and here is...
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