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PSA: F*** Wilkes Bashford.

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That place can eat my ass. Went in at lunch, tried a few things on, two salespeople, standing there watching me, not asking if I needed help, or if I could try another size. Twenty god damn minutes. I walked out.

I know in this economy that expensive men's clothing is jumping off the racks. Every time I walk in that place, it's always the same.

Bleh.
 

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Isn't their warehouse sale going on now? Everybody there is always very nice to me, and almost too attentive.
 

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Originally Posted by farfisa23
That place can eat my ass. Went in at lunch, tried a few things on, two salespeople, standing there watching me, not asking if I needed help, or if I could try another size. Twenty god damn minutes. I walked out.

I know in this economy that expensive men's clothing is jumping off the racks. Every time I walk in that place, it's always the same.

Bleh.




Rude? Yes. But why did it bother you so much to warrant a thread?
 

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I've had excellent remote service from Wilkes as well. They were happy to email me photogrpahs etc.
 

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Originally Posted by aportnoy
I've had excellent remote service from Wilkes as well. They were happy to email me photogrpahs etc.
Alas, gone are the days when they would put a bindle in the pocket of the pants you before you tried them on.
 

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Originally Posted by farfisa23
That place can eat my ass. Went in at lunch, tried a few things on, two salespeople, standing there watching me, not asking if I needed help, or if I could try another size. Twenty god damn minutes. I walked out.

I know in this economy that expensive men's clothing is jumping off the racks. Every time I walk in that place, it's always the same.

Bleh.


I don't see the relation between poor service and ass eating.
 

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Originally Posted by iammatt
Alas, gone are the days when they would put a bindle in the pocket of the pants you before you tried them on.

Is that street drug slang or something?
 

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Originally Posted by blackplatano
Rude? Yes. But why did it bother you so much to warrant a thread?
Nobody puts baby in a corner!
Originally Posted by aportnoy
I've had excellent remote service from Wilkes as well. They were happy to email me photogrpahs etc.

Originally Posted by iammatt
Alas, gone are the days when they would put a bindle in the pocket of the pants you before you tried them on.

You guys look like well dressed men...I have longer hair and look like I should be shopping at The Archive down the street. Also, I think they hate Jews.

Originally Posted by scruff
I don't see the relation between poor service and ass eating.
I'm sorry, they can eat my ass for good service too as 'salad tossing' is becoming for any treatment...
 

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Originally Posted by farfisa23
I have longer hair and look like I should be shopping at The Archive down the street.

Hell, I probably wouldn't talk to you either.
 

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Originally Posted by farfisa23
You guys look like well dressed men...I have longer hair and look like I should be shopping at The Archive down the street. Also, I think they hate Jews.
iammatt and aportnoy are members of the tribe, aren't they?
 

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Originally Posted by iammatt
Hell, I probably wouldn't talk to you either.


Well, I was looking at Paul Smith, Margiela and the Yohji. Do I really need an Oxxford suit?

Some of work at start ups where we get funny looks for wearing suits and ties, let alone Neapolitan bespoke.
 

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Originally Posted by farfisa23
Well, I was looking at Paul Smith, Margiela and the Yohji. Do I really need an Oxxford suit? Some of work at start ups where we get funny looks for wearing suits and ties, let alone Neapolitan bespoke.
I was just kidding. Usually, they are very good at not discriminating based on scruffiness, since it is hardly a sign of low purchasing power in the Bay Area. I know other people have had the same experience, but I never have. I have, however, been going in there since I was six years old, so they know me by now.
 

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Originally Posted by blackplatano
Rude? Yes. But why did it bother you so much to warrant a thread?

Originally Posted by aportnoy
I've had excellent remote service from Wilkes as well. They were happy to email me photogrpahs etc.

Originally Posted by iammatt
Alas, gone are the days when they would put a bindle in the pocket of the pants you before you tried them on.

Originally Posted by scruff
I don't see the relation between poor service and ass eating.

Originally Posted by iammatt
I was just kidding. Usually, they are very good at not discriminating based on scruffiness, since it is hardly a sign of low purchasing power in the Bay Area. I know other people have had the same experience, but I never have. I have, however, been going in there since I was six years old, so they know me by now.

I know you meant it with love. Some of the wealthiest people I know are some of the scruffiest. I dunno, every time I go, it rubs me the wrong, non-ass eating way.
 

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