When you have to tell people you don't buy stuff at the mall but when you do tag along, you
a) constantly check the care tag and scoff at any portion of acrylic, nylon etc.
b) shudder at imagining paying anything more than 50% off the retail
c) keep in mind you're only looking for "basics"
Always thought selvedge Levi's were pretty distinguishing. Average mall consumer needs to give a lot of effort to get ahold of LVC which to anyone outside of the know looks...