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Zipia (Korean / Japanese Fashion) Mass / Group Order Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by op2, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. op2

    op2 Well-Known Member

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    Nvm, website closed down.
     
  2. Eason

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    is there any guarantee for receiving the merchandise?
     
  3. chronoaug

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    There is a thread on sufu about that stuff. They did it and apparently the guy who organized it couldn't believe how bad the quality was. I mean, laughable quality. Not to mention that sizing is all over the place and rarely as described. The sufu thread has a lot of info on it, but none of it encouraging.
     
  4. Eason

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    sufu? I emailed the op, I guess we'll be in touch.
     
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    sufu? I emailed the op, I guess we'll be in touch.

    supertalk.superfuture.com
     
  6. chronoaug

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    http://supertalk.superfuture.com/sho...t=22750&page=3 "i honestly did not know what shitty quality was until i touched the products. they were genuinly shitty. the fabric was thin and rough. the entire garmet was flimsy, and there was loose threading everywhere. i didnt look at everyone's stuff, but of the things i had to open to refold, some was just flat out disgusting." "i mean they are stuffs that dont even make it to dongdaemoon which is like trendy flee market, so go figure" Just a warning.
     
  7. Eason

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    Well, I ordered 3 things, but I picked them very carefully based on material and close ups of the fabric. It's an experiment and either way, it's cheaper than a plane ticket! I'll let you guys know how it turns out.
     
  8. sygyzy

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    Well, I ordered 3 things, but I picked them very carefully based on material and close ups of the fabric. It's an experiment and either way, it's cheaper than a plane ticket! I'll let you guys know how it turns out.

    I don't know where to begin.
     
  9. drizzt3117

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    I don't know where to begin.
    It can't be a huge dropoff from A/X. Also some of the people posting in the thread mentioned the stuff is about H&M quality, which isn't horrendous and probably about the same quality as A/X.
     
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    Somebody mentioned Dong Dae-Mun, I've bought some of my favourite things from there. You just have to know what to look for. I have lots of experience dodging cheap asian clothes XD
     
  11. as343

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    very interested... ill email shortly [​IMG] !
     
  12. savage

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    A lot of the Korean Clothing I've encountered has been of very poor quality. Trends change with each season there it's not worth it for the masses to spend a lot of $$$ for somehting that will be out in a matter of months. And everyone follows the trends.. to a T - the young and the old! Think H&M but 1/4 the price and quality. Sure they look great, some of the stuff, but won't last long. Unless you spend the big $$$$.

    Dong Dea Mun, is great.. the later you go there, the cheaper everything is! I went at 3:30am and the place was packed!!!

    Another fav, for my wife was the Express Bus Terminal.

    I could never find anything that I liked, did I mention Ilived there for 2 years?, so I never bought that much stuff, not to say I didn't try. The best place for me was Apkujon, the high-end shopping district.
     
  13. Eason

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    A lot of the Korean Clothing I've encountered has been of very poor quality. Trends change with each season there it's not worth it for the masses to spend a lot of $$$ for somehting that will be out in a matter of months. And everyone follows the trends.. to a T - the young and the old! Think H&M but 1/4 the price and quality. Sure they look great, some of the stuff, but won't last long. Unless you spend the big $$$$. Dong Dea Mun, is great.. the later you go there, the cheaper everything is! I went at 3:30am and the place was packed!!! Another fav, for my wife was the Express Bus Terminal. I could never find anything that I liked, did I mention Ilived there for 2 years?, so I never bought that much stuff, not to say I didn't try. The best place for me was Apkujon, the high-end shopping district.
    Have you been to Myung-Dong? They're a bit more designer than DDM. Every time I visit Korea, I spend hundreds on clothing [​IMG] Did you shop at places like Noton Homme? First experience with them when my girlfriend bought matching shirts from them -_-". Good quality and some really great designs. I really wish they had an online store.
     
  14. hollaforadolla

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    i did the order for super future. honestly, its not even worth the effort / money from shipping. i did not know what shitty quality was until i saw some of these items. they came with weird odors (really plasticey smells), shoddy materials, and loose threading everywhere.

    to say its comparable to hm quality is pretty much flat out wrong. ie: hm sweaters come with fleece on the inside during the appropriate seasons and are generally soft. some zipia sweaters are made of tshirt material (for 40 bucks?!) and dont even fit that well.

    trying to find the right fit is a whole other story. they dont post accurate measurements on the site, and the pictures of the models are way photoshopped. it really looks alot better on them than in real life.

    the people who i have talked to from my order are busily trying to unload their items. i would really suggest against doing a zipia order.
     
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    Have you been to Myung-Dong? They're a bit more designer than DDM. Every time I visit Korea, I spend hundreds on clothing [​IMG]

    Did you shop at places like Noton Homme? First experience with them when my girlfriend bought matching shirts from them -_-". Good quality and some really great designs. I really wish they had an online store.


    Yeah been to Myung-dong. Good hang, but i don't think i ever bought anything there either. Where's Noton Homme? I may have been there but not known the name...

    I did buy some stuff at Ewha Womens university shopping district... They have some nice kicks stores and stuff..
     
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    Notton can be found at the local department stores but I don't recommend ANYTHING from their lineup - it's all crap along with the rest of the local brands.
     
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    Yeah been to Myung-dong. Good hang, but i don't think i ever bought anything there either. Where's Noton Homme? I may have been there but not known the name...

    I did buy some stuff at Ewha Womens university shopping district... They have some nice kicks stores and stuff..



    You can't order online, but you can browse their catalogue: check out their website: http://www.noton.co.kr/
     
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    you guys are so hung up on quality... you're only young and frivolous once, buy things just b/c they look good ^^
     
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    well it will look good after a couple of wearings. probably after that it will look just cheap and looking cheap is never in style.
     
  20. riotshield

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    the pictures of the models are way photoshopped. it really looks alot better on them than in real life.
    I noticed that when browsing zipia. All the pictures have a fishbowl effect to make the models look taller and elongated (a dream of many Koreans, I can attest to).
     

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