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Hotel Ritz Shipping Charge....

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Lafont, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. rebel222

    rebel222 Senior member

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    Nothing screams prestige more than being a walking billboard by wearing a ridiculously marked up, Vietnamese visor.
     
  2. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    Is Ohio deciding our next president? We are screwed!
     
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  3. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    I wear it because of the logo, the cachet, the prestige and the exclusivity.
    [​IMG]
    ...and it's made in China.
     
  4. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Senior member

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    Honestly why not just post: "China, China, China China China? China China China China, China's China China China "China China China China, China!" China China China China China China China China, "China China China, China China China China China."
     
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  5. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    ^^^^
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    For the cachet and prestige.
     
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  6. andrewgreg

    andrewgreg Senior member

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    please mike. just go to dumb threads and start a new one titled China, China, China China and post whatever you want

    I'm really tired of you complaining your life in China. seriously why go you even browse styleforum?
     
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  7. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    I always read his userid as "Mike Dumb Threads".
     
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  8. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    USA, USA, USA, USA, USA, USA, USA, USA.

    Is that better?
    :lurk:
     
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  9. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    Yeah, me too.

    MikeDT, what possible reason could the US government have to post you in Xilinhot, Xilin Gol League, Inner Mongolia, China?

    Hard to image you're gathering much intel there.
     
  10. Lafont

    Lafont Senior member

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    Brooks Brothers has delved into the China manufacturing route and so have many other "better" companies. This is what's gone on the past four Obama years. Strong increase in Chinese imports here. Outside what China has traditionally been famous for - goods of silk, porcelaine, carved wood, jade, etc. - I can do pretty much without.
     
  11. FlyingMonkey

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    Hilarious how this has somehow been turned around into being Obama's fault!

    Outsourcing from all formerly dominant producers has been going on for at least the last 40 years, particularly since the 1970s oil shock etc., and accelerating in the wake of the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s. This is not a party-political issue, although it's certainly political in many rather different ways, and it will continue whether Romney or Obama is elected. Like every other developed economy, the USA has been turning into a nation of consumers, and this entire ridiculous thread actually serves as one tiny example...
     
  12. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    What Flying Monkey said. Step away from Faux News for a second there Lafont. Aren't you part of the problem? Purchasing "Made in China" junk?
     
  13. Lafont

    Lafont Senior member

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    The sun visor from the Ritz Paris is not junk, nor is it from China. It's a beautiful sun visor of fine material and well made. I don't care, in this case, what country is was made in. If the Ritz Paris people made an arrangement with a manufacturer in Vietnam that's fine with me.
     
  14. OinkBoink

    OinkBoink Senior member

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    I thought this entire website served as an example of this.
     
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  15. FlyingMonkey

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    But it was particularly pertinent in the context of someone complaining about the outsourcing of US manufacturing to China etc. whilst buying something made overseas.
     
  16. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    There is no such thing as a beautiful sun visor. China, Indochina, you are still part of the "problem".
     
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  17. Gibonius

    Gibonius Senior member

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    This is a perfect place to use this:

    "Cognitive dissonance."
     
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  18. JohnGalt

    JohnGalt Senior member

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    ^ Fact

    How is this not in dt yet?
     
  19. MikeDT

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    Well I'm mainly interested in the dumb threads and the drama, It's what makes SF so interesting and worth staying.

    I see this one is still in MC, and not DT.
     
  20. FidelCashflow

    FidelCashflow Senior member

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    I want to be blessed with pics of the fabled hotel ritz visor in all its glory.
     
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