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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dandy1, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. dandy1

    dandy1 Senior member

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    Has anyone got a Hermes 'H' belt? What are thoughts on SF about them .. is it a classic piece or a bit 'eurotrash'?

    Prices are ridiculous though .. £540 ?! [​IMG]Seems a bit of a rip-off?

    Dandy/
     


  2. Sir F

    Sir F Senior member

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  3. Blackhood

    Blackhood Senior member

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    They are in every way the most base method of displaying wealth.

    The leather used is amazing, but the leather costs about $150. The Golden H? $550, just so that people know you're the kind of guy to spend $550 on a belt.

    Don't do it, people will either think you're a gullible fool who got conned or a tool who wants people to think he's loaded.
     


  4. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Wouldn't be caught dead in one.
     


  5. perfectson

    perfectson Active Member

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    nice belts, especially if you're the flashy type.
     


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    Sir F Senior member

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    MikeDT Senior member

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    Hermes "H" belts are quite popular here. But they're not 500 quid ones though...more like 5 quid.
     
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  8. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Senior member

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    +1
     


  9. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    You should get one and just tell people the H stands for heterosexual.
     


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    quality wise, they're probably the best I've seen and owned. the big H buckle is exclusively the province of douchebags, so I think you should just avoid those. Hermes does make different, more tasteful buckles that are good options. my Hermes belt is a "normal" looking buckle but I do love the craftsmanship (I believe the material is palladium)
     


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    The H belts are overpriced in an effort to keep the status or allure of owning one high. I love the leather, the fact they are reversible, and even some of the buckles are cool. But I don't really find them appropriate in most settings....too showy.
     


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    "H"ideous...
     


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    Hermes make great belts. but the Big 'H', speaks douchebag like no other
     


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