Recent purchases - Part II

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by scott.m, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Just picked up the new Nom de Guerre Desert Corp Jacket in medium from Brigade:

    http://www.clothingbrigade.com/produ...rt-corp-jacket

    Starting SS10, Nom de Guerre drastically reduced the retail for stateside stockists, so the discrepancy between retailers in the States and retailers in Europe is dramatic. The same jacket selling for $330-340 in the States is going for Eu588 or 430+ pounds sterling. Even with the VAT difference, it's sort of nuts.
     


  2. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    I don't know how to use Windows and have grown up on Macs since the beginning in the mid 80's, and my dad works for Apple in some sort of capacity that I'm not sure about. It's not fanboy status, it's like family status. Apart from that though, I see still Macs as being Porsches and all the souped up hi-po Wintels as being, well, souped-up hi-po common cars. This was truer in the 80's and 90's (when a good Mac setup cost $10,000 in 1992 dollars) but still, I went around with a friend when he was shopping for a new windows laptop the other week, and prices have evened out although the design and form factor side has not. I didn't see a Windows machine I'd even consider at any price, and I'm pretty open to these things as I don't really care either way.
     


  3. BubblyMasquerade

    BubblyMasquerade Senior member

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    friend is looking in all the wrong places.

    price performance ratio of a good windows based computer is much better than an comparable mac.
     


  4. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    i like my right-click.
     


  5. cr1234

    cr1234 Senior member

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    I just picked up their trench for $400 from Stel's, and it's 465 pounds (~$700) on oki-ni.

    http://www.oki-ni.com/Mens-Jackets+O...nvt/ndg0157cha

    Really like it without the hood.

    Just picked up the new Nom de Guerre Desert Corp Jacket in medium from Brigade:

    http://www.clothingbrigade.com/produ...rt-corp-jacket

    Starting SS10, Nom de Guerre drastically reduced the retail for stateside stockists, so the discrepancy between retailers in the States and retailers in Europe is dramatic. The same jacket selling for $330-340 in the States is going for Eu588 or 430+ pounds sterling. Even with the VAT difference, it's sort of nuts.
     


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    Teger Senior member

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    i like my right-click.

    so do I (on my macbook pro LOL)
     


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    Jekyll Senior member

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    ahjota Senior member

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    I like my multitouch tablet.

    Thinkpad win.
     


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    blynch Senior member

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    I like my multitouch tablet.

    Thinkpad win.


    In a world of glossy, shiny, over embellished, gimmicks -- thinkpad = win
    Plus I can't live without a trackpoint, even need one on my usb keyboard.
     


  10. aeglus

    aeglus Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Personally I like Thinkpads and am sick of all these glossy looking laptops-- they are the equivalent of patent leather shoes. But I tend to prefer an unassuming utilitarian/industrial look for my electronics.

    I still have my T42. Other than something going wrong with the battery (either the battery died COMPLETELY or it is now incapable of getting any energy from batteries), it's an indestructible tank. I love it and if they weren't so expensive in Korea I'd have simply upgraded. Also though they're not really made for gaming so I guess that's another strike against them this time.
     


  11. KitAkira

    KitAkira Wait! Wait! I gots an opinion!

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    friend is looking in all the wrong places. price performance ratio of a good windows based computer is much better than an comparable mac.
    Especially if you build/upgrade yourself. My Asus makes me very happy, thank you Korea
     


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    jet Persian Bro

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    Are thinkpads still good? I was looking at the new series that's better than the T though I forgot which it was since it's been awhile.
     


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    so do I (on my macbook pro LOL)

    +1, you can have a right click on the macbook pro... As far as the look, I have a new macbook pro and it's a matte silver, no gloss.
     


  14. bakatora

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    took a chance on a pair of size 9 white/pearl lanvin lowtops from yoox hoping they'd fit as big as their highs.. I can fit in them as a size 10.5 with thin socks, but they're really tight in the toe box. they'd probably fit a size 10 with a narrow foot well. also failed with the white eg summer jeans sizing. 34 fits more like a slim 32/33. [​IMG] returning tomorrow..
     


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    ^ for that reason I started ordering multiple sizes of the same item when buying from yoox. I return the sizes that don't fit.
     


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