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MMM made in Italy vs. Romania

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by RegisDB9, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. Zeemon

    Zeemon Senior member

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    raf simons shirts from the current collection are made in romania too, quality is on par with the made in italy shirts though
    and i got a dries shirt from this season which is made in hungary
     
  2. brad-t

    brad-t Senior member

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    Stuff is made by immigrants working in a factory either way, does it even matter?

    exactly this. of course the tag doesn't read "made in Italy by barely-skilled Chinese immigrants"
     
  3. snowmanxl

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    exactly this. of course the tag doesn't read "made in Italy by barely-skilled Chinese immigrants"

    theyre mostly Nigerian immigrants i believe, also other parts of africa.[​IMG]
     
  4. Biggen

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    There's a lot of chinese

    ftfy
     
  6. entrero

    entrero Senior member

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    theyre mostly Nigerian immigrants i believe, also other parts of africa.[​IMG]

    Nopes. Immigrants work for cheap but basic skillz are still a requirement.
     
  7. shady_2001

    shady_2001 Senior member

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    staff international's quality has been on point for the MII products. haven't any experience with MIR ones yet, anyone wants to try...lol?

    in all seriousness though, it's probably okay...if made by Staff.
     
  8. mugatu

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    I'm sorry but MII > MIR

    Its kind of a tragedy that so many luxe labels are now doing MIR stuff... even Balenciaga..

    Call me a snob, but i simply refuse to pay top bill for made in romania, hungary, bulgaria, ukraine etc..

    ..even portugal and turkey rarely cut it

    my motto is always always always check the tags for fabric and country of origin
     
  9. brad-t

    brad-t Senior member

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    I'm sorry but MII > MIR

    Its kind of a tragedy that so many luxe labels are now doing MIR stuff... even Balenciaga..

    Call me a snob, but i simply refuse to pay top bill for made in romania, hungary, bulgaria, ukraine etc..

    ..even portugal and turkey rarely cut it

    my motto is always always always check the tags for fabric and country of origin


    you should probably read the article just linked in this topic

    you're not a snob, just ignorant
     
  10. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    Silent stuff is made in Portugal and I have no complaints with the price it's at......
     
  11. mugatu

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    you should probably read the article just linked in this topic

    you're not a snob, just ignorant


    [​IMG]
    actually you are the ignorant one buddy, i'm perfectly familiar with the chinese labor situation in prato, but that has nothing to do with high-end retail such as we've been discussing here... believe me high-end made in italy definitely still means high craftsmanship, just like high-end made in france, england, japan and even usa...
     
  12. Hkstyles

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    [​IMG] actually you are the ignorant one buddy, i'm perfectly familiar with the chinese labor situation in prato, but that has nothing to do with high-end retail such as we've been discussing here… believe me high-end made in italy definitely still means high craftsmanship, just like high-end made in france, england, japan and even usa…
    i've had good experience with bulgaria and spain as well
     
  13. brad-t

    brad-t Senior member

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    and you think MMM is using "high-end" manufacturing? do you have a source on that?
     
  14. mugatu

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    most definitely... although i agree mmm is not what it used to be, and i wouldn't touch their mir stuff with a 6-ft pole, you are still a fool if you are under the assumption that their mii clothing is made in an illegal prato sweatshop [​IMG]
     
  15. KitAkira

    KitAkira Senior member

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    actually you are the ignorant one buddy, i'm perfectly familiar with the chinese labor situation in prato, but that has nothing to do with high-end retail such as we've been discussing here... believe me high-end made in italy definitely still means high craftsmanship, just like high-end made in france, england, japan and even usa...
    You go into any of these workshops and I guarantee you that you won't find a bunch of white collar Caucasians. No one's saying immigrant workers can't be skilled laborers, but thinking these are artisan tailors of olde is foolish
     
  16. mugatu

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    who said anything about "white collar caucasians" ?! now you're bringing race into this... [​IMG] i give up
     
  17. RegisDB9

    RegisDB9 Rico Suave

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    most definitely... although i agree mmm is not what it used to be, and i wouldn't touch their mir stuff with a 6-ft pole, you are still a fool if you are under the assumption that their mii clothing is made in an illegal prato sweatshop [​IMG]
    Ha, calm down man. The MiR stuff looks just as good as MiI. It's not like it's MM6 or some shit. Funny thing was my MiR cost more than my MiI...but the end of the day what's important to me is how the clothes fit The article was a good read, sheds some light on events I had no idea where going on
     
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    and you think MMM is using "high-end" manufacturing? do you have a source on that?
    STAFF INTERNATIONAL S.p.A http://www.staffinternational.com/

     
  20. driveslowk

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    All the tags say Staff International on it.

    What I really want to know is what makes Margiela clothing smell the way it does.
     

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