Originally Posted by LA Guy
The one exception is for online deals that anyone can access. That's usually seen as uncool; and if someone shits up your thread for buying something that people want from Yoox or MrPorter snd then trying to flip it, for example, we'd probably look the other way. Doing this at C21 or some other discounter, or some B&M where you know the owner wants to get rid of stock, and it's essentially a (profitable) public service.
Originally Posted by PipersSon
That's what every single major seller on this forum does, as well as the ones that are not so big.
Go for it.
And as the man said, whatchagot?
Sadly bur predictably, you got me all wrong
I respect your opinions but I disagree in particular when we are talking about members operating on a relatively restricted hunting ground
The driver for this post is the xmas sales in London.
I am not putting myself up as an example to follow because I did not do any PSA but on the other hand I could have hoarded a lot of stuff and then flip it here but did not do it because I did not feel that was the right thing to do. So I guess I am somewhere in the middle.
On one extreme there was “inimitable” who amongst other info posted that Truzzi shirts were now on offer on Selfridges for £39. A great deal which I took advantage of by buying few shirts for myself
On the other extreme we have Malphord of London- a long time contributor- which from what I see in the B&S forum acquired many of the Truzzi shirts which he is now flipping for £80, and 7 pairs of John Lobb Woodcotes (Prestige) in the Harrods sale at £415 and is now selling at £550 ( a reasonable mark up for sure) without any PSA. I bought a pair of brown Woodcotes for myself and left it at that as I don’t need any more and good deals always show up
Clearly if you live away from London a JLP Woodcote at £550 is a great deal, but if you live in London and like to go to the sales you just lost your opportunity for a good buy.
I can see both sides of the argument but cant help feeling that Malphord is a SF player, not what I would naively consider a SF member
Now, I know most of the people replying (not necessarily reading) wont agree with me because you are more ‘malphord’/players than you are “inimitable”/members- but that I for one admire “inimitable” and dislike ‘malphord’