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Remember the Kiton that new SF member why4009 got....? He lied...

Shikar

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http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=79573
Well, since he is closer to a Sz40 and I am a 46, I PMed him to ask if he wished to sell it to me. I was a pessimist, noob finds Kiton....yeah whatever!! Then he started sending me pics of the measuring tape on the coat, so i could see measurements etc...I thought....what a con artist....yeah whatever!!
Well, I paypal'ed him his money which is a fraction of the price of Kiton (he can let you know how much I paid if he wishes), and got USPS shipping info in 12 hours...the coat was on its way.
I still thought....noob finds Kiton...and I got suckered into it....yeah whatever!! So tonight when i got home, the box was waiting for me....
Superb 100% Cashmere Kiton coat, with all buttons in little kiton plastic baggie, tags on coat...yeah, its a real Kiton, he even sent the damn Kiton hanger.
Damn noob, thanks for the SUPERB KITON!


Regards.
PS. He lied cos the Kiton coat is way better than i imagined, or he described...its pretty amazing.
 

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Nice. VERY nice!

Some people need to step up and eat some crow.

I'm glad you benefited from it because you sell some damn nice stuff yourself. Good karma.
 

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That's insane. I wish I could get deals like that -_-.
 

pkincy

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From the pictures in the OP it was pretty clear this was an original Kiton cashmere jacket.

It was hard to tell the condition of the coat or what it looks like but the tags were darned near spot on to a Kiton I got from Barney's in LV a month or so ago and do dearly love.

Perry
 

A Canuker

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Was this a off the truck deal?
 

pitboss12

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I remember looking up that place on google maps. I looked at the street view of the store front and it looked pretty sketchy. I guess you can't judge a book by its cover.
 

vitaminc

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glad your trust in people paid off!
 

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Is it possible for anyone else to pick up stuff at that store to resell to others for a finder's fee if the items are verified authentic? I'd love some size 36 suits and coats!
 

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Originally Posted by dopamine
Is it possible for anyone else to pick up stuff at that store to resell to others for a finder's fee if the items are verified authentic? I'd love some size 36 suits and coats!

It sounds like he could make quite a tidy profit reselling the Kiton jackets alone.
 

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Shikar....what karma you have!
 

why4009

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Hi,

I want to thank Shikar for reaching out to me and taking a risk. I think we worked out a win/win.

Unfortunately, there was only 1 Kiton jacket (below I have listed what I do have) and I would never have even known that it was a good brand if it wasn't for this board. I took like a 100 pics (seemed like it - only 18 pics) to make sure that Shikar knew exactly what he was getting. The last thing I needed to do was start off on this board as a liar/scam artist!


http://why4009why.shutterfly.com/

As for the other suits, I will put them up on the for sale board once I get back from my trip. I was under the illusion that though they didn't fit me, they could be altered inexpensively. I now know I am better off finding something that fits and make small alterations than trying to make large scale alterations. So I hope that these suits will find happy homes.

I have an armani le colezioni NWT, hugo boss black label pinstripe NWT, boss grey (well black and wine dots) 42L NWT, a few double breasted mani and boss NWT, slightly worn zegna soft 44R and a slightly worn charcoal grey Valentino 46R (which I desparately wanted to make fit me, but couldn't
).

Some of the pics are here.

http://moresuitpics.shutterfly.com/

This is a great board and I am grateful for honest feedback and sharing that takes place here.

Thanks.

Why4009
 

why4009

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Originally Posted by dopamine
Is it possible for anyone else to pick up stuff at that store to resell to others for a finder's fee if the items are verified authentic? I'd love some size 36 suits and coats!

He closed up shop, I don't know what happened to the rest of the suits. There were only a couple of smaller suits. They generally were in the 46 range.
 

gorgekko

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I used to love reading until I read the message opening this thread.
 

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