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Let's discuss: COS, Collection of Style

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by _yoo, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. dibango

    dibango Well-Known Member

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    I can proxy. Worldwide shipping+tracking from the Netherlands would be 25 euros (+6 euros to ship from COS).
     
  2. reedobandito

    reedobandito Well-Known Member

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    Stopped into a COS again recently, really love the weight/uniqueness of fabrics, even in the T-shirts. Overpriced for sure, but prolly very reasonable on sale
     
  3. GoldenTribe

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    What is the price of a tee and how significant is the "wow factor" would you say?
     
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  5. reedobandito

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    COS is pretty cheap in the UK...perhaps coming from USA it seems expensive due to conversion rates and shit. You guys get everything dirt cheap. Are you finding the UK quite expensive in general reedo?
     
  7. snowmanxl

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    Zeemon, how does that "bless hood-coat" look-a-like fit? what size did you go with?
     
  8. dibango

    dibango Well-Known Member

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    some people asked. it's +10% basic proxy fee.
     
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  9. Zeemon

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    i took size 50
    I'm 6,2" chest 40" (186, 100cm)
    it's a regular fit
    length is ca 74cm

    the fabric is rather stiff

    off -topic
    dibango is the girl in your avatar nozomi sasaki?
     
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  10. reedobandito

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    After conversion, everything is more expensive (excepting maybe vegetables/fruit/spices at Indian markets). Clothing especially. I've been doing all my buying online :(
     
  11. snowmanxl

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    thanks zee. no wonder why you fit in that balenciaga coat :fistbump:
     
  12. dibango

    dibango Well-Known Member

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    yeah, here's another:

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  13. worakl

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    Mid-season sale started last night.
     
  14. conceptionist

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    Lot's of new stuff added to the webshop.
    Some of the trousers and shirts look pretty good with interesting fits and details.
     
  15. ceremony

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    Love COS, could wear a lot of their pieces everyday.
    Really good price for well made, directional basics compared to the shit thats available to me in Australia so always pick up a lot when I am overseas

    New Fall/Winter is looking good (quilted varsity, cropped black hooded jacket, odd colour combos)

    http://www.labdailyblog.com/?p=48107
     
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    Wow. Really like how nuanced the details are.
     
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  18. conceptionist

    conceptionist Well-Known Member

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    From my experience with COS, the fabrics are pretty interesting and the cuts are great.
    The downside is the construction which really is decent to pretty poor. It still is enough for most people.

    I've only handled a pair of wool trousers but they were great for the price.
     
  19. Rooy

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    I've handled a whole lot of stuff from COS by now, but not the blazer in question. I still feel that I can comment based on the other blazers I've seen. They are cut for slim people. Think slim arms, slimish shoulders, a slight drop and longish arms/body. I always felt that there was somthing off about their cuts, but that could be because of my not as slim frame. COS uses a variety of denim and I have no idea which one is used on this blazer. Their denimshirts have a softer and thinner fabric, their jeans are more rigid. I find their denimshirts to be too thin, but they are unlined and the blazer is not. Even though, construction is not great. The lining is flimsy and synthetic. Also no working buttons on the cuffs. I might be overly harsh on the construction considering the price and did not compare it to similar priced stuff, but I felt like the blazer I handled was not quite worth retail. Keep in mind I was also not perfectly happy with the fit, so that might have something to do with that, too. I would advise you to wait for a sale or at least free shipping before you order. If you don't mind the shipping costs and still want to try it, go for it. I have never had a problem with returning the items.
    Hope that helps.
     
  20. Vaudevillian

    Vaudevillian Well-Known Member

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    thanks, very helpful. As I'm quite obsessed with quality I think I'll skip the whole thing, not point in having a so-so- blazer that I don't really need in the first place :)
     

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