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J Crew Fall/Winter 2010 Discussion

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by thenanyu, Apr 7, 2010.

  1. ctrlaltelite

    ctrlaltelite Senior member

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    robert how have you been in my hood this whole time and not run into each other at the gtown crew? i'm there like every other morning.
     
  2. Newstyle

    Newstyle Senior member

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    I've been watching that new show on HBO, Boardwalk Empire, and the outfits look very J. Crew to me. Haha
     
  3. supermidget

    supermidget Senior member

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    Not a dig at you, but I've always been curious why, when for ~$35 less you can get Clarks that are almost certainly of better overall quality, anyone would buy the J.Crew desert boot?


    personally, I like the J.Crew better because they're softer and more comfortable. not that the clarks arent a great boot.
     
  4. Local_Disk

    Local_Disk Senior member

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    I've been watching that new show on HBO, Boardwalk Empire, and the outfits look very J. Crew to me. Haha

    You be trollin'?
     
  5. Newstyle

    Newstyle Senior member

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    You be trollin'?

    As the their outfits pertain to J. Crew F/W 10 clothes.
     
  6. ceekay

    ceekay Active Member

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    Here comes a rant: I’m a big fan of the Crew and often sing its praises here. Thought I’d relay the other side of the coin, concerning their shoes. As I’ve said before, J Crew used to sell shoes Made in Italy 5 years or so back for a reasonable price…$100 or so. Then I noticed the wing tips being made in Romania around 2006. And the price jumped up to over $160. Then this year the Gifford collection was introduced, touting the Made In Italy tag. This time, the shoes retailed at $285. Ouch. I inquired on this forum what people thought of the shoe and I was told in quite plain terms, don’t waste your money. Just last month I noticed the Gifford Wing Tips were re-marked to $225. I had a 20% off coupon so I decided to give them a shot. Out of the box, they looked great. Loved the shape. Leather seemed good quality. Very comfortable from day 1. But, after just 5 wears, the damn sole started to come unglued from the welt on the instep of the shoe. Majorly disappointed. Took those suckers back right away. This is the third pair of J Crew shoes that have given me problems in recent memory. First, my Macallister boots leather lining totally came undone after a handful of wears. Then, the classic loafers sole came unglued. And now these. All of these defects came with little wear on the shoes ! Granted, J. Crew took these shoes back no questions asked, but still… I have to say, the quality on these shoes is poor from my experience. I was warned, but I had to learn the lesson on my own. I think I’m done with J Crew branded shoes for good. Hope this helps someone out there who is on the fence about buying J Crew Shoes.
    agreed. last year i shelled out a bunch of money for a pair of vintage leather roadster boots for my girlfriend. they were amazing looking boots, perfect looking in every way.. and they cost nearly $300. needless to say i was not happy when the stitching on the back began to come undone. they didnt tear the thread actually came out. after a month i called them and they said sorry they would send a new pair.. but they were back ordered for 2 months.. after 2 months they came- wrong color. so i called again and they said they would order me a new pair of the right color.. except now they were backordered like 3 more months ... (5 months total bc they sent me black when they should have sent the right ones while they were in).. then i after 3 months i called them and they told me that they were out of stock indefinitely.. so no new boots.. the good thing was she beat the hell out of them and wore them every day for like 6 months and then they took them back so it was like having free boots. plus they sent us $50 for the inconvenience. however, in addition to the boots becoming unthreaded the "stacked heal" began to peel- thus revealing that i wasnt a freakin stacked heal it was just a damn sticker over an all rubber sole! mind you $300! i only buy collab shoes now...
     
  7. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't know is this has been posted or not, but way to go JCrew! A whole dollar off MSRP. [​IMG]
     
  8. oboy_oboy

    oboy_oboy Senior member

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    Well I cant speak for them. But as for myself, I wanted a pair of leather desert boots and I didnt like the beeswax leather that clarks offered. You can get the Jcrew ones on ebay for around 80$, so its the same price anyway.

    The j. crew ones do look a bit better than clarks IMO. lil sleeker perhaps?

    personally, I like the J.Crew better because they're softer and more comfortable. not that the clarks arent a great boot.

    All valid. I don't think of the silhouette as being so different, but perhaps that's just me.

    Although, I do think Clarks break in to be as soft as anything, and likely last longer, too.
     
  9. clarksdb

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    Don't know is this has been posted or not, but way to go JCrew! A whole dollar off MSRP. [​IMG]

    ROFL
     
  10. Robert

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    robert how have you been in my hood this whole time and not run into each other at the gtown crew? i'm there like every other morning.

    Was only in DC for 2 weeks. Went to the gtown Crew a couple of times.
     
  11. ArliHawk`

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    Just got the vintage fleece in the blue color for 25% off. I absolutely love it.
     
  12. Robert

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    Just donated my gaily colored BR t-shirts to Goodwill and picked up some more sober hues from the Crew for fall. I do like the long-sleeved tees, too.
     
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    I picked up a blue chambray at the outlet in a size small and it is just to baggy in the chest. Im 6' 137 and decided to order the red and blue Chambray in extra small online... Hoping these will fit...
     
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    Hi guys, I just picked up some xs secret wash shirts and was wondering what you guys thought of the fit:

    [​IMG]

    Specifically the shoulder seam...is it too far in?

    (Not sure if this is the right place to post this...if not I'll gladly delete and move).
     
  16. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If you buy something from JCrew how long will they honor price adjustments if it goes on sale or a coupon code hits?
     
  17. chiamdream

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    Question about the Fair Isle. I like the pattern, but from what I can discern from the photos on the site, it's otherwise the same weight wool and cut as J.Crew's basic lambswool sweaters (which usually get down to ~$29 around Xmas). Is this the case?
     
  18. clarksdb

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    If you buy something from JCrew how long will they honor price adjustments if it goes on sale or a coupon code hits?

    price adjustment

    J.Crew gladly honors a one-time price adjustment on full-price merchandise within seven days of the retail purchase or mail order ship date if accompanied by the original receipt. Items not purchased at full price are ineligible for price adjustments.

    http://www.jcrew.com/footie/returns.jsp


    Does anyone know if you buy something from J Crew online and want to do an exchange for the size, are they going to charge shipping for the new size? I know I have to pay for shipping the size I dont want back...but wondering if they'll also charge shipping for the correct size I order.
     
  19. ctrlaltelite

    ctrlaltelite Senior member

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    picked up a pair of the colored shoelaces and some urban slim fit chinos in "faded marine," apparently a retail-exclusive color. it's like the graphite except bluer and less faded.
     
  20. Jay687

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    To immage... that is too small IMO. The seams are too far up, as you have noted. It does fit well elsewhere, but I think you'd be better off with a small.
     

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