Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

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  1. pronxs

    pronxs Senior member

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    [​IMG] buy mine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    they are nice though.
     
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    What does SF think of McNairy? Do bucks work with slimmer jeans and shorts?

    Played out shoes. Skip them.
     
  3. notwithit

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    My philosophy too.

    If you're buying something you kind of like but it caught your eye b/c it was discounted ($49, retail was $199!!!!!), you're still paying money. You're not saving $150 (common misconception, because you would never bought it at $199), you're losing $49.

    Same thing with higher priced items. People don't realize that small purchases add up. Two OK $200 shoes is perfectly acceptable, but one $400 shoe is "OMG you're crazy!!!".

    I've been much happier with my smaller, more expensive (per item) wardrobe than my bigger one that costs the same.


    Meh, I stand by my statement that it's worthwhile taking a chance every now and again with something if you have reason to expect it to be good, even if it's not on your must-buy list.

    This doesn't mean that you should buy seven H&M shirts just because you can get them for $50, but it might be worth picking up an SNS Herning knit on sale even if it's not a personal grail item.
     
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    i haven't seen those cps irl but i think it's not unlikely they are darker irl than in those photos ,
    here's the official pic from CP
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    IME ssense stock photos tend to lighten things
    i almost thought this junya cardi:


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    was white based on ssense's stock photos:


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    also i saw this bag irl and it's a lot darker than ssense's pics make it seem
     
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    Meh, I stand by my statement that it's worthwhile taking a chance every now and again with something if you have reason to expect it to be good, even if it's not on your must-buy list.

    This doesn't mean that you should buy seven H&M shirts just because you can get them for $50, but it might be worth picking up an SNS Herning knit on sale even if it's not a personal grail item.


    I'm hooked on sale shopping. For me half the fun is the hunt (this generally means searching in real life, by the way). I picked up a PS floral not long ago because I thought it was dope but also because it was cheap. It wasn't the type of thing I'd normally buy, and at full retail I never would have kopped, but for the price I figured I'd take a risk. It's turned out to be one of my favorite shirts.
     
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    Yeah, that's exactly what I'm talking about. I picked up a couple of Geller Seconds tanks, and I really like one of them (the other is probably going back because it's a little on the translucent side). I wouldn't have bought them if they hadn't been on sale, but I'm really glad I did and I'll probably get a good amount of use out of the one I'm keeping.
     
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    stevent Senior member

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    I kinda like the color. Standard questions: - Do they fit you well? - Would they occupy a unique place in your wardrobe (or replace something of lower quality or that you don't like as much)? - Do you think they'd see a decent amount of wear? - Does the purchase prevent you from buying something you really want? - Did you buy them because you want them, or did you buy them because they're on sale?
     
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    I kinda like the color. Standard questions: - Do they fit you well? - Would they occupy a unique place in your wardrobe (or replace something of lower quality or that you don't like as much)? - Do you think they'd see a decent amount of wear? - Does the purchase prevent you from buying something you really want? - Did you buy them because you want them, or did you buy them because they're on sale?
    -Well 34 NS raw fit me perfect did not try this specific pair on as I had to get back to work. I don't size down much for the raw ones though. -It would be unique I normally stick to as dark blue as possible -Yeah I felt the color was very nice for the summer / weekend wear -What I really wanted was not in store (Saint James sweater) so no -At $79 the price was good, probably would have spent up to $100. Would not have looked at it if it was not on sale but liked what I saw, so kinda want them. So still split I guess? What colors go well with this style of blue?
     
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    The tan cps look like that, they were on tbs blog awhile back and the color looked the same.
     
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    to be worn with drkshdw and casually in taiwan where it rains 50% of the time (making a leather undesirable)

    its a cotton/polyester blend mmm 5-zip.. it also fits perfectly. make my decision for me.
     
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    Anyone have these or know more about the quality? Are they just a great-looking fashion boot that is going to come apart after a few months? Will the suede still look good if they get beat up a bit? (thinking more about the black suede version actually)
     
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    to be worn with drkshdw and casually in taiwan where it rains 50% of the time (making a leather undesirable)

    its a cotton/polyester blend mmm 5-zip.. it also fits perfectly. make my decision for me.


    yes.
     

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