Gilt failing

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by stevent, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    i think a lot of people now share your view but only because their offerings have dried up in the last year. My Gilt credit is from 8 months ago

    Agreed. Although I just invited a friend and they offer $50 in credit now? That would have been nice two years ago when I would buy regularly. Now it's pretty much disappointment just looking at the weekly list of sales.
     


  2. clonk

    clonk New Member

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    Thanks for the notice. A friend was encouraging me to get involved the other day, but I'll pass.
     


  3. JakeLA

    JakeLA Senior member

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    Nick Wooster is working there now.
     


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    Now I know most of SF does not really like Gilt but they have dropped to new lows.

    Given that they never offer measurements on their site and I wanted to see if an item was slim or normal, I email for "More size questions."

    Gilt then proceeds to answer me hours after the sale ends to let me know where I can click the ruler where it shows the size chart. You mean you think I didn't click the size chart then "More size questions"

    Then you let me know some brands have unique sizing. No s--- sherlock that's why I emailed in the first place.

    So sad.


    My first and only purchase to date was a pair of jeans that claimed to have front rise of approximately 8.5". What arrived was a pair that with a rise of 10.75". Needless to say, I have a credit waiting for me.
     


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    My first and only purchase to date was a pair of jeans that claimed to have front rise of approximately 8.5". What arrived was a pair that with a rise of 10.75". Needless to say, I have a credit waiting for me.

    [​IMG] I wonder how they take their measurements...
     


  6. spidercan

    spidercan Senior member

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    Successfully purchased an umbrella and some $10 shoes, otherwise I avoid them. It really comes down to the fact that the prices discounts aren't that great. Plus the overinflated MSRP is a turnoff.
     


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    NAMOR Senior member

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    i enjoy perusing their over-priced meat/duck fat/sausage selections
     


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    jrd617 Senior member

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    i enjoy perusing their over-priced meat/duck fat/sausage selections

    That's what she said...
     


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    shadrach Senior member

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    old thread but I can't find the official one (if there is one).

    Was wondering whether anyone purchased the surface to air rings on final sale over the weekend? Bought one as a gift to my sister (the sleeping doe ring looked really cool), received my order today and they literally sent me an EMPTY BOX. what the fuck.
     


  10. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    Wow. That is next-level incompetence. I'd call and raise hell. You can probably get more than just a refund if you care/are persistent enough. Then again I can't remember the last time I was on Gilt so I don't know if the credit they'd likely issue means anything or is worth the hassle.
     


  11. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    There are only so many liquidation inventories available for flash sales. And I suspect after 2009 those liquidation inventories dried up rather quickly. Now Gilt relies on just overpriced marked down items at similar price to other online outlets and sometimes manufacturer's own website.
     


  12. pebblegrain

    pebblegrain Senior member

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    I probably ordered from Gilt every month or so until late 2009. Haven't ordered a single thing in 2010-now
     


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    southbound35 Senior member

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    Yep.


    Same here.
     


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    What does this inarticulate embarrassment of a post even mean? Is it a complaint?
     
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  15. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    Wow didn't see this thread had been revived. Ordered a pair of Engineered Garments jeans this past weekend expecting to get the orange selvedge lining as pictured. Already have a pair with the standard red line and I received a pair red line ones. Customer support literally just told me that it was a batch variation and they sent me the right product. If I want to return, I can get credit or give Gilt $15 for sending me something that I didn't order. It's not that big of a difference, but you should really sell the product you have pictured. One support guy also thought I was talking about shoes.
     


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