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The (Un)official Yoox, GILT, MyHabit, etc. Thread - the Unbeknownst

gettoasty

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For recent purchases and buyer reviews that will help readers who are curious and looking for more information. **The intention was to post buys from unknown labels say from Yoox and give them a bit more spotlight if you find it deserving of so. Since then this thread has sort of branched out**

If there are a lot of photos please use spoiler tag at your discretion.

My hope is that this will become a consistent source for members who are still experimenting with different designers and styles, read the reviews, and be inspired to take the plunge in trying something new that may fit into the wardrobe.

A short guideline:

SIZE=4]
  • Link or post stock photo
  • Post your own photo as a comparison
  • You may choose to disclose as much information i.e. label, composition etc.
  • Pros/Cons of the item. Met or failed expectations
  • . . .
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Some type of standard formatting might make searching the thread/skimming more helpful. Maybe something along the lines of:
Brand -
Item name -
Price -
Item composition -
Stock photo -
Personal comments/photos -

I'll start:

Brand - My Pant's
Item name - n/a
Size - M (Fits more like a 30-31, or slim 32)
Price - n/a
Item composition - 100% Cotton
Stock photo - See below
Personal comments/photos - See below​

Quite comfortable 2nd wearing. Elastic waistband. Quite slim. Not sure =\ ?
100% cotton, sort of like tech fabric i.e. cotton windbreaker.

I will probably return. Would have exchanged for 1 size up but not available

#2
Brand - My Pant's
Item name - n/a
Size - M (Fits more like a 30-31, or slim 32)
Price - n/a
Item composition - 70/30 Cotton wool blend
Stock photo - See below
Personal comments/photos - See below​


Cotton/wool composition blend. Again same thing with the above ^. Except this one has 1 size up available so will exchange. Again, elastic waistband, aggressive taper

#3
Brand - April77
Item name - n/a
Size - 32 (Fits more like a TTS 32-34 waist, but slim legs)
Price - n/a
Item composition - Cotton
Stock photo - See below
Personal comments/photos - See below​


Well, these are nice. Black denim with a good taper. Only thing is that the waist is 2 sizes too big, but tagged 32. Not sure if I should get the waist taken in. Photo is taken of jeans worn with a belt. Just your standard black denim but I think April 77 had a strong following in the past

#4
Brand - Nike
Item name - n/a
Price - n/a
Size - M, fits a bit looser.
Item composition - 100% Cotton
Stock photo - See below
Personal comments/photos - See below​


In general I liked my purchase in total. This though is probably my favorite. Some Nike sweats. lol
Elastic waist with drawstrings and ribbed hem.

FWIW, I bought all items thinking it will fit more like #4...
 
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What's the size on the first pair?
 

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Some type of standard formatting might make searching the thread/skimming more helpful. Maybe something along the lines of:

Brand -
Item name -
Price -
Item composition -
Stock photo -
Personal comments/photos -

Should be an interesting thread... how long before we'll have sampled all the random Yoox brands?
 

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I bought some Campanile shoes. They're being returned so don't want to take pictures wearing, but the quality is quite good and they look great. these

Hope this thread takes off. Yoox pictures scare me away from a lot of things that look otherwise interesting.
 

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I like that idea but there may be a conflict of interest I think when it comes to disclosing item names. People can always take it to PM, which I think is the best place to help others finds things without putting it on the radar. So this is sort of exposing items but at the same time, be more about picking up the next thing on the list.

Not sure if this was intended to be enabler of purchasing power, but rather a consultant to the item or person in question. We have "Shah" already :eek:

That said, we'll test it out : )

Thanks Cyc wid it

I bought some Campanile shoes. They're being returned so don't want to take pictures wearing, but the quality is quite good and they look great. these
Hope this thread takes off. Yoox pictures scare me away from a lot of things that look otherwise interesting.
Those look sort of cool for beaters in the office. I am actually looking for a pair. Perhaps briefly explain what is wrong with them? Cheap leather I assume.

Following up with my first post, I decided to only keep the Nike sweats. The rest are being returned.

I will say that all the other bottoms are very nice for the price (under $100 excluding shipping). Small details that you only notice in person, and are all very neat at that. For example, the April77 denim came with a guitar pick and matching compartment pocket located at the top of the coin pocket (right side). VERY COOL. Imagine yourself at a bar or house party and you see a guitar lying around. You have your handy pick and start jamming. The ladies will love you.

The two other trousers are My Pant's on Yoox. Keep an eye out.
 
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I like that idea but there may be a conflict of interest I think when it comes to disclosing item names. People can always take it to PM, which I think is the best place to help others finds things without putting it on the radar. So this is sort of exposing items but at the same time, be more about picking up the next thing on the list.
Not sure if this was intended to be enabler of purchasing power, but rather a consultant to the item or person in question. We have "Shah" already :eek:
That said, we'll test it out : )
Thanks Cyc wid it

This is true. I guess I had read in a database type of intent beyond immediate evaluation for the person posting.
 

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Brand - Uniqlo
Item name - Short Blouson
Size - XS (Go TTS is my suggestion so I would need a size small)
Price - $29.95 - 69.95
Item composition - Polyester
Stock photo - See below
Personal comments/photos - See below





Prelimiary photos as I am returning for TTS. Photoed is an XS and though no movement is restricted upon wear aside from a little when zipped up, I much prefer a bit more volume. Size down for a fitted look IMO. Overall great jacket, durable as the tag implies, solid ribbing in terms of elasticity and will stretch overtime or with constant wear. The zipper and buttons on the jacket is designed with a hidden placket and is water repellent, tag states "DURABLE WATER REPELLENT". Very cool casual jacket that I bought for the only purpose of wearing to the office, but on the weekends, can still throw on when out in the city with some trousers and boots or sneakers.

From the offerings at the launch of the Undercover x Uniqlo collaboration, this beats all of UU Spring/Summer collection in my opinion.
 
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nice topic GT.
i'm planning a modest yoox purchase (mostly pants) with all sorts of unknown brands. will report back.
 

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This is a good topic; I hope to see more people update with reviews of their Yoox purchases. I'm definitely looking for a good pair of drop crotch summer shorts, so I'd love to see if anyone has come across anything on Yoox for a solid price.
 

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I like the Nike sweats, gettoasty. Are they NSW or regular Nike?
 

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Tag states it as "Nike Sportswear" so yeah NSW
The sweat pant material is also relatively thick and heavy but soft at the same time. If you and anyone has handled W+H then it is similar.

Edit:
I did see these exact sweats at my local Nike Factory but for > ~$50. Of course no small sizes
 
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*Photos all are huge hence the spoiler

Brand - Uniqlo
Item name - Slim Fit Straight Jeans, Link: http://www.uniqlo.com/us/CPaGoods/itemcode=070561
Size - 30x34 (I am usually 16.5" measured across all my trousers, but according to most these stretch tons)
Price - $19.95 - 49.95
Item composition - Cotton/Polyester
Stock photo - See above
Personal comments/photos - See below

I want to keep it short and sweet so:
  • I would buy again
  • Nice comfy material, feels like jeggings or similar to the heattech leggings but heavier
  • Decent cut with a solid taper that is not too aggressive.


Brand - Fiorentini + Baker
Item name - Elf, Link: http://www.barneys.com/Fiorentini-Baker-Elf/00447760002002,default,pd.html?adtype=pla&kw={keyword}&gclid=COel1L7cvbACFYgERQodFV-lqg
Size - 41 (Size down for their footwear IMO by at least .5 at most 1; they do make half sizes)
Price - $200 - 400
Item composition - 100% soft leather
Stock photo - See above
Personal comments/photos - See below

Great supple leather, very soft inner lining. Tough outsole and leather exterior. I love the leather detail with the rolling effect.
Feels good on feet. Zipper pull is good. Wearing the same boots paired with the Uniqlo T001. Overall they are a great boot, and if you can find them on discount they are a very good value (re: Shah, thank you!)


* * *
A lot of other stuffs I want to review and give my takes on but been so busy/tired =\

Uniqlo floral print tee is awesome...print is beautiful but the neck is a definite crewneck so no drape. Size TTS
Uniqlo Short blouson, excellent Spring/Fall piece! Size TTS. Returned the original one in previous post ^

Uniqlo linen cardigan, excellent stuff...I want a black or grey one now, size TTS

Edit: The Uniqlo linen cardigan has gotten so much wear since I bought it. Excellent weight, bit on the heavy side as it is cotton-linen blend, but great nevertheless. Navy is quite beautiful color that when worn with a white OCBD you can see the transparency take place due to the linen context and the effect is quite nice. I still want a black one.
 
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Hey Toasty,

The F+B boots look really awesome! I'm guessing the sale is already over? :violin:
 

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They were more of a pop up sale. Keep an eye out and they may be back again.

Barney's supposedly has them go on sale too so keep an eye out.
 

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