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How does an SA afford to wear expensive retail clothes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Edge89, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Well-Known Member

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    in other words, Yes this did happen.
     
  2. jeff13007

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    Oh and no we didnt have 5 guys total, so yeah he got into ALOT of trouble for this. Needless to say we were not allowed to come back for the other ones lol
     
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    Wow, I need to make better friends...
     
  4. bourbonbasted

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    In a related note, :fu: :fu: :fu: :fu: for getting such a deal. And well done for completely exploiting the system with your fraternity brothers. There's a TFM in there somewhere. :foo:
     
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    like the others said, sales experience is important. if you're going part-time and have a flexible schedule (i.e. you can work evenings, weekends and holidays), i would bet that just being good-looking and personable can get you a job in a place like RL or NM.
     
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    freedom_fries Well-Known Member

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    :thumbs-up:

    this is great.
     
  7. jeff13007

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    Oh and before anyone asks cuz im probably gonna get a thousand PM's about this. The tags were NOT redded and cut
     
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    i need moar proof.....if youre a 15.5 or a 38/40, you should PM me for a cheap sell off of some stuff. than and only then will i be a believer. :lol::lol:
     
  9. jeff13007

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    Hahaah actually thats my shirt/ jacket size well err 36/38. In all honesty though it wasnt that great for suits/shirts I mean i got one brown suit and a dinner jacket, and like only one dress shirt. What it was really good for was the ties which were 10 bucks each after discount and the odd stuff like belts, wallets, passport holders, and bags. They did have those velvet smoking jackets which in hindsight i should have bought.
     
  10. jeff13007

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    oh and shoes of course, but there was one design, for calf leather in black and brown, the aligator leather ones of course, and some really really uncomfortable snow shoes.
     
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  11. DerekS

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    ok ok.....i suppose i could send payment for a couple ties. THEN id believe. hahaha. seriously, thats a wet dream for me. I wouldve gone into HORRIBLE debt there with discounts like that.
     
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  12. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Well-Known Member

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    Btw back to the original topic, this is one of the work suits the employees wear, as you can see its made in china.

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    OWNAGE!!!!!!

    It's a shame you would have to actually post the receipt to prove this to strangers. I remember a few weeks ago I posted about getting a $4K LP winter coat for 90% off and people got all twisted over it.

    Spoo - what say ye??
     
  14. DerekS

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    interesting...very interesting. I hate to say it, but id even buy one of the chinese TFs. quality cant be THAT bad.
     
  15. jeff13007

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    dont get me wrong its a great suit, fully canvassed, and to the untrained eye it looks exactly the same. But i went in there the other week and ordered one and while trying on their RTW for sizing, you can really feel the difference, in fabric and just the feel of the coat.
     
  16. Holdfast

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    Lots of celebrities have endorsement deals with clothing makers and even if not, have relationships with stylists that have long-standing arrangements with certain brands. I've no idea if Brady/Pitt fall into that category, but I wouldn't raise an eyebrow if they were. Not so secret salesmen (brand reinforcers), perhaps... ;)
     
  17. jeff13007

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    Yup, when i was in there the other week one of the guys from the next season of the Bachellorette was in there, the show gave them 50k to buy their wardrobe. He was already a customer before hand so he just spent that at the store. Im not sure if brady/pitt have a deal with TF but i do know that alot of celebs shop their for their personal wardrobe. If i remember correctly Brioni never paid the james bond franchise they just provided the suits, and i think the switch to TF was per daniel craigs request
     
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    Don't celebrities hire stylists? And those stylists are actually the ones getting the wardrobes for the celebrities to wear? In any case, I'm sure designers give their employees perks or freebies as well.
     
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    Sorry, i mocked up a 99% off version just for fun :bounce2:

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    This must have been the SA discount on that day... :eek:
     
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    They get it all for free. You wouldn't believe the amount of things which just show up at these people's agents where the people who have sent them are hoping it might get worn / used in the public view.
     

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