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Michel Brisson link is broken - should be (no "a" in Michel).
30-50% off designer collections at Simons (Canadian chain). Carven, CdG, Damir Doma, Drkshsw, Etudes, Junya Watanabe, OAMC, Rick Owens, Y-3, Yohji Yamamoto, among others. Prices in Canadian dollars.
Asphalt wet with rain is OK, but the soles don't work very well on ice; the ripple wedges act like sideways ice skates so you can slide sideways and lose your balance. Also, snow and mud easily get lodged between the wedges. Lug soles are probably better overall for traction.
FWIW, I have a regular pocket sweater and some mock-neck sweatshirts in XS from a few years back that fit well; I got a lightweight pocket sweater in XS from this season and I did find it to be a bit too small for my liking. However, the sweater also fits quite slim on the model in the webstore pics, so that is probably the intention. Depends on how you prefer your sweaters to fit. The sweater might also stretch out a bit over time. YMMV etc. The webstore measurements were...
So the VFILES shop is selling this stuff
30% off plus free shipping at (except sneakers and sunglasses) with code HOLIDAY13.
40% off on a number of Silent & Damir Doma items at Looks like VAT is deducted if your delivery address is outside the EU.
Also, the author of the NYT piece is possibly guilty of the "authenticity" form of status-seeking that Andrew Potter has written about in his book "The Authenticity Hoax."
Indeed, he never said anything about spending less money, he just thinks that what he spends his money on is better than what most other people spend their money on. (He is also plugging his latest business venture, presumably so he can earn more money to spend on the things he enjoys.)"If money doesn't make you happy, then you probably aren't spending it right"Elizabeth W. Dunn, Daniel T. Gilbert, Timothy D. WilsonJournal of Consumer Psychology 21 (2011)...
I think this has also been confirmed by others, but based on my correspondence with LN-CC, my understanding is that LN-CC currently only ships DDP to North America. Their website currently has at least two versions: a "northamerica" version and a "restofworld" version. For example, when I access a product from this page: the price is in USD and when I click on "Shipping", the...
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