I think it's a little unfair to take such offense and say that some of the comments here are made out of "mean-spiritedness;" instead I would say that it is more of a healthy dose of skepticism that comes from the industry's large presence of exhorbitantly priced goods that fail to deliver in terms of quality. Considering the large number of bargain shoppers here, $600 is beyond the limits of reason most people will pay for *any* shirt, no matter what the quality; and for some, like myself, a minimum order from Kabbaz would prove fatal to a bank account. Since enough people will pay that much for a shirt to keep your business viable, it's fair to say that they are worth that much from an economic standpoint. In terms of quality, the posters here would like to have the information for themselves rather than take the word of wealthy celebrities. I think you've realized that though, and I'm sure we all appreciate that you are willing to come here and be a good sport in discussing the craftsmanship and economics of your shirts in order to convince the naysayers. I confess that at this point in my life I have neither the financial means to be a client of yours nor the knowledge of shirt-making to pass an authoritative judgement on your clothes. Nonetheless, I'm glad to see that even prominent figures in the industry take this forum seriously, and I look forward to reading an outline of your shirt-making process.
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12/23/03 at 1:41pm