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Zara outerwear?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by DGP, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    Yeah. I love the stuff but I'd never pay full retail for it. Hello sales and ebay.
     


  2. stickonatree

    stickonatree Senior member

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    i was there was a zara in seattle...
     


  3. capnpyro

    capnpyro Senior member

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    I just picked up a zara coat a couple weeks ago and love it. The fit is nice and slim, build quality seems reasonably good and the price was right. I'd feel safe buying a bigger coat from them
     


  4. DGP

    DGP Senior member

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    I just picked up a zara coat a couple weeks ago and love it. The fit is nice and slim, build quality seems reasonably good and the price was right. I'd feel safe buying a bigger coat from them

    Nice jacket. Out of curiosity, whose jeans are those, they seem to fit well.
     


  5. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    Slightly off topic, but are zara pants/jeans vanity sized (i.e. size down one?)

    No, you probably need to size up, all of their stuff is pretty slim.
     


  6. capnpyro

    capnpyro Senior member

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    Nice jacket. Out of curiosity, whose jeans are those, they seem to fit well.

    Thanks, they're the 5EPxSF 32x36's.
     


  7. SantosLHalper

    SantosLHalper Senior member

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    I went to the NY store about two weeks ago. Although I liked the style of the clothes, I couldn't find anything that fit properly. I'm about a 44R, and even the XLs in most of their jackets did not fit. Shirts were somewhat better, but still very snug. The pants I tried were too low rise for my taste, but the fits were much better. Can't comment on the quality, since I didn't take anything home with me.
     


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    cldpsu Senior member

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    I just picked up a zara coat a couple weeks ago and love it. The fit is nice and slim, build quality seems reasonably good and the price was right. I'd feel safe buying a bigger coat from them
    What was the price on that, boss? Does it have any polyester in it?
     


  9. minimalist

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    I think Zara is quite special... How to explain? We have 2 Zaras and 3 H&Ms here within five minutes waling dinstance (hey, no envy! [​IMG] ) ... Dunno how prices are in the USA, bute here they are quite similar... Say, when you buy one item at Zara and pay 50€, you would pay 40-45€ at H&M... Also the quality is quite the same in my eyes - generally quite good for the price, but I also experienced bad luck with both of them. But thats OK [​IMG] I think the main difference is the style of the clothes. I prefer Zara in almost all cases... H&M is better for basics I think, like thermos and tees and stuff. I hope this comparision will be of any help [​IMG]
     


  10. DGP

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    So I ended up going with a piece from their casual line, but it isn't really that casual a jacket. It's mid-thigh length, black, double breasted, and has this sort of stretchy cotton around the collar (can't describe it exactly, almost like the cuff of a sweatshirt), which is the only thing casual about the coat. Overall, exactly what I was looking for, doesn't look like I'm wearing my dressy topcoat with jeans, but polished enough that it could be worn with a suit.
     


  11. capnpyro

    capnpyro Senior member

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    What was the price on that, boss? Does it have any polyester in it?
    Hey, it was $150. The tag says 'Outershell- 55% cotton / 45% wool, Lining- 60% rayon / 40% polyester'.
     


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    I think Zara is quite special... How to explain? We have 2 Zaras and 3 H&Ms here within five minutes waling dinstance (hey, no envy! [​IMG] ) ... Dunno how prices are in the USA, bute here they are quite similar... Say, when you buy one item at Zara and pay 50€, you would pay 40-45€ at H&M... Also the quality is quite the same in my eyes - generally quite good for the price, but I also experienced bad luck with both of them. But thats OK [​IMG] I think the main difference is the style of the clothes. I prefer Zara in almost all cases... H&M is better for basics I think, like thermos and tees and stuff. I hope this comparision will be of any help [​IMG]

    yeah, you're right. the basics at H&M are great most of the time. I got 2 jackets from Zara and they rule (Size L fits me perfectly). Zara has great basics too, but in most cases i prefer H&M, whereas Zara has betterlooking "non-basic" items such as jackets or coats. [​IMG]
     


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    I am not a huge fan of Zara - I haven't boughten anything there for at least 4 years. For me, the most important aspect of my wardrobe is outerwear so I don't really like scrimping on coats. In my opinion though, Zara does have better outerwear than H&M. That being said, H&M pwns Zara in every other category.
     


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    For me, the most important aspect of my wardrobe is outerwear so I don't really like scrimping on coats.

    Which is a 180 from me, seeing as I live in SoCal, and need one coat, and need to replace it every five years or so, lol.
     


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    heres the zara peacoat i picked up a month or so ago. I'm sure the quality isn't spectacular, but it's easily above H&M and for the price ~140, the fit is great and is probably worth it more so than the inapt peacoat everyone is creaming their pants over.
     


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