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Why burberry is so expensive?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by bjswifty, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. Hiteswar

    Hiteswar New Member

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    [​IMG]burberry is so expensive because it is worlds 3rd costliest brand in the world and the cloth used is so expensive and they were hand made
     
  2. Hiteswar

    Hiteswar New Member

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    [​IMG]burberry is so expensive because it is worlds 3rd costliest brand in the world and the cloth used is so expensive and they were hand made
     
  3. David Reeves

    David Reeves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Paul Smith is really expensive too. I have to say though manufacturing in Europe or America is crazy expensive, people just don't realize. There's also crushing duties on clothing coming into the states.
     
  4. Sanguis Mortuum

    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    :rotflmao:
     
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  5. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    TBH I thought much of Paul Smith and Burberry stuff was made in cheap labour third world countries these days, to maximize profits. See also Ralph Lauren. Friend gave me a Paul Smith shirt once, sure it was made here in China.
     
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  6. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Senior member

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    Different record, mate?
     
  7. David Reeves

    David Reeves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Quite.

    Well I went into Paul Smith the other day to buy socks, a lot of the ties and knitwear were labeled made in England or made in Italy.
     
  8. PSFAN

    PSFAN Senior member

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    and shoes!
     
  9. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    :nodding: Very true I think.

    Burberry had a serious public image and perception problem with being associated with chav culture. So they went designer and thus expensive. And raincoats alone wasn't enough to keep them going. They now do very well with the brand whoring new money in SE Asia, thank you very much.

    There's another recent thread "Is a Burberry coat worth $2000"? Think the answer was a resounding NO!
     
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