Mr. Porter

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by CaymanS, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. blairh

    blairh Senior member

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    Er, it's not about caring what others think but rather making your praise seem more genuine from the start.
     


  2. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    For some it might be, though I wouldn´t care about making my praise genuine. But others probably do it just to avoid getting criticism as if they were involved with said store. There´s a saying in spanish: "Hay de todo en el reino del señor", and it applies here. Not everyone posting that does it for the same reason.
     


  3. blairh

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    :nodding:
     
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  4. sidkane

    sidkane Active Member

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    I clarified that I wasn't affiliated because I've only got a couple of posts, including one on the PSA thread about the 20% discount on Mr. Porter. Didn't want it to seem like I was pimping for them and undercut the value of the opinion. I personally like to know if someone is affiliated as it obviously affects how much I trust a post.
     


  5. earthdragon

    earthdragon Senior member

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    +100 . This is my new favorite online store. Ordered Tuesday & received this morning and without requesting anything special, their packaging is amazing.
    I called a couple of times and the phone was picked up within three rings.
    Unlike the Phucking Idiots working for Barney's " online tragedy' excuse for a retailer.
    I ordered my wife something for her Birthday 7 days in advance, paying for expedited Shipping and 12 days later - no show. Needless to say I cancelled the order and they will never see a Dime from me.
    I tried 3 different times in as many days, to reach the Valextra counter at the NY Barney's with no luck. The switchboard transfers the call to what appears to be a Ghost line...I wonder how they manage to stay afloat ( Gulf State $ ?).
     


  6. Midnight

    Midnight Well-Known Member

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    I have only one experience with Mr. Porter. I was looking for a wallet for my brother-in-law. Checked the US and UK websites and there was a massive difference between the prices for the same wallet. I got the wallet for $75 in the US, whereas they were charging £80 (c.$120) in the UK. I don't know if it's always cheaper in the US, but it's something probably worth checking.
     


  7. Wrenkin

    Wrenkin Senior member

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    The UK has 20% sales tax, which is part of it.
     
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  8. Superfluous

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    My friend ordered a pair of Purple label shoes. We're both fairly certain that it said it was UK sizing... but when it arrived, it was in the same size but US sizing :uhoh:
     


  9. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    If they are US 11 and don't fit, PM me.
     


  10. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Likewise, if they are a US10 (UK9) I'd gladly buy 'em off you instead of having to deal with a return.
     


  11. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Ditto for a US 9.5 - and uh, of course, what model and price they were. :D
     


  12. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Senior member

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    Ditto if they are sized between UK1 and UK15 and I will take any model.
     


  13. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    hey i was first
     


  14. Superfluous

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    I think he's planning to chop off some toes to fit in them.
     


  15. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Well, if he doesn't want to lose his toes and they are my size, he has a buyer, since I was 1st. Of course, a premium will be paid, depending on his price and model of the shoe.
     


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