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J Press Mystery Pack

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hmmmmm....
 

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Sounds like a way of getting rid of all the crap that nobody will buy otherwise...
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
Sounds like a way of getting rid of all the crap that nobody will buy otherwise...

and not telling you which crap you will receive b4-hand.
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
Sounds like a way of getting rid of all the crap that nobody will buy otherwise...

Yup yup... clearance with a twist
 

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This kind of promotion is popular in Japan, where it's ALWAYS a great thing. All kinds of stores, from Starbucks to big clothing retailers, have mystery bags with really nice things, not just old clearance items. Since J. Press is owned by a Japanese company, I don't think it's so farfetched that this might be in that vein.
 

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Their prices are already inflated. You're likely to get a half-canvassed (or fused) suit/SC with the $500 pack bundled with scarves/ties in the colors of universities you didn't attend. Good deal if you're really into J. Press, but otherwise I would just wait for a sale or buy on B&S/eBay.

Edit: This is especially true if you are a common size such as 40R. You'll get the weird regatta stripe suits that nobody wants.

All pure speculation, of course.
 

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according to the website, they will contact you to obtain your sizing details once an order is placed.
 

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Originally Posted by Viral
according to the website, they will contact you to obtain your sizing details once an order is placed.

so you have the proper fix on shit that you will hardly wear....
 

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Originally Posted by imageWIS
I think J. Press might be channeling SF:

Re-gifting and trading amongst like-minded individuals encouraged
I read that to be "be prepared to be disappointed".
 

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$500 - This pack will include a suit or sportcoat and multiple accessories. Available until 12/20. No refunds, no returns, limited time offer
This could be the worse deal in retail for the consumer right now. What a horrible marketing idea.
 

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This is a very, very stupid idea. Absolutely a way to get rid of stuff that no one would select on their own. Also, the old maxim suggests you should never buy something just because it's on sale--if you like it, and it happens to be on sale, then you have a win. This turns that logic on its head and suggests you'll buy anything as long as its on sale.

Epic Fail.
 

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