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Schizm

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From Etsy:

This:



or this:



Should the fact the seller is located in Islamabad put me off?


Thanks for your thoughts.
 

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Originally Posted by Schizm

Should the fact the seller is located in Islamabad put me off?


Thanks for your thoughts.


Yes, it should. A jihad will be issued for you wearing leather...
 

Schizm

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Originally Posted by ginlimetonic
Yes, it should. A jihad will be issued for you wearing leather...

I thought they only had a problem with pig skin
 

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Wouldn't the low price for new leather be a concern rather than the location? It seems too cheap.
 

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Originally Posted by meok
Wouldn't the low price for new leather be a concern rather than the location? It seems too cheap.

True, but the seller isn't trying to hide the fact it is high-grade Pakistani leather. I don't mind cheap.
 

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I have ordered from the middle east before with no problem. Not to generalize but muslim arabs don't believe in stealing so if you are "afraid" you will get scam most likely that wont be the case.

I like both jackets. Infact when I clicked the linked all of it looked great. I do think however the jackets are pleather not leather. Both jackets look great. The first one looks more versatile in terms clothing combinations.
 

meok

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Originally Posted by Schizm
True, but the seller isn't trying to hide the fact it is high-grade Pakistani leather. I don't mind cheap.
Why, is Pakistani leather meant to be particularly cheap?
 

Schizm

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Originally Posted by meok
Why, is Pakistani leather meant to be particularly cheap?

No idea....But I would assume it's cheaper than Italian or whatever is in high-end label stuff.
 

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Originally Posted by ginlimetonic
Yes, it should. A fatwa will be issued for you wearing leather...
FTFY Jihad is a holy war. Fatwa is a death warrant.
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
The first one is bearable. The second one is ghastly.
This. I'd only consider the first one.
 

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Pakistan does have some of the better leather produced worldwide. Real leather products are cheap in Pakistan compared to here in the US. $109 translates to around Rs8000-9000, which is pretty standard for a genuine leather jacket in Pakistan. There is just a lot of leather going around; excess supply.
 

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