Official Sales Alert thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. chronoaug

    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    But i think they're getting close though. Not a lot of other online US retailers have the collection of geller, dbss and ervell they have. The vibskov stuff is popping up in more places but i see them more in euro online stores. But for stuff like ymc, apc, acne, etc... i don't know why people would buy from them. Hopefully this will mean i can pick up some geller and ervell stuff on sale this summer [​IMG]
     
  2. Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio

    Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio Senior member

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    I like Blackbird, but I think the staff eats too much of their own dog food. They're constantly out of stock on the best items, and their explanation is always that their staff and friends bought up all the sizes.

    So order more?
     
  3. constant struggle

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    They are always really helpful though, providing me with whatever measurements i ask for in a very timely manner, even over the phone sometimes
     
  4. Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio

    Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio Senior member

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    They are always really helpful though, providing me with whatever measurements i ask for in a very timely manner, even over the phone sometimes

    Blackbird's service is great--they're consistently more friendly and helpful than all the other boutiques I've been to on the east coast.

    Ian is great in this regard too, though their lines aren't quite as interesting (excepting EG).
     
  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Blackbird's service is great--they're consistently more friendly and helpful than all the other boutiques I've been to on the east coast.

    Ian is great in this regard too, though their lines aren't quite as interesting (excepting EG).


    Well, if by East Coast, you mean NYC, you need to remember that treating people like crap is de rigueur, and not just in retail establishments. Blackbird does provide exemplary service. From my experience, so do most retailers in the midwest and the south, especially proprietor run stores. Even Bostonians, not known for being warm and fuzzy, are cinsiderably friendlier and more helpful than New Yorkers.
     
  6. ok1234

    ok1234 Well-Known Member

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    anyone have any luck with the bluebee discount/code?
    been wanting to order something off the site
     
  7. Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio

    Gaius Pompeius Trimalchio Senior member

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    Well, if by East Coast, you mean NYC, you need to remember that treating people like crap is de rigueur, and not just in retail establishments. Blackbird does provide exemplary service. From my experience, so do most retailers in the midwest and the south, especially proprietor run stores. Even Bostonians, not known for being warm and fuzzy, are cinsiderably friendlier and more helpful than New Yorkers.

    You're right, I was thinking exclusively of NYC. And possibly DC.

    I haven't been to Stel's or Drinkwater's, but Gary especially has always been quite helpful over email and PM.
     
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    Stel's proprietors are always exceptionally friendly.
     
  9. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Stel's proprietors are always exceptionally friendly.

    Yeah, John and Tina are great. There are plenty of less than friendly stores in the Boston area though.
     
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    hustlenflo22 Senior member

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    Any idea when APC in NY will have their next set of sales?
     
  11. sean2slow

    sean2slow Well-Known Member

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    When I spoke to a guy at APC when I order something by the phone, he said the sale will probably start around end of June or early July.
     
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    evilgeniusdan Senior member

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    Does this correlate to when they slash prices briefly on their website?
     
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    jselvedge Senior member

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    anyone have any luck with the bluebee discount/code?
    been wanting to order something off the site


    the bluebee sale is for previous customers only [​IMG]
     
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    Yardsale Senior member

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    When I spoke to a guy at APC when I order something by the phone, he said the sale will probably start around end of June or early July.

    Does this apply to the APC L.A. store as well? [​IMG]
     
  15. sean2slow

    sean2slow Well-Known Member

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    I suppose so.
    Because when they had their last winter sale, I think they had everywhere simultaneously including online store.
     

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