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$100 for a pair of Camo Cargos?


I’ve been hunting for a high quality pair of military cargos for the past week or so (Old Navy durability isn’t exactly reputable). Took my search to eBay and ended up finding some pretty obnoxious prices. For freakin’ cargo shorts! People are rolling this one particular brand out for $85-100 accompanied by a collage of Lil Wayne images rocking the same pair to boost their street cred. Nothing special about them however. Simply a standard pair of Marc Jacobs cargo shorts that retailed for around fifty bucks on their website. That was before the resellers caught wind of Weezy wearing them and decided to cash in, using the all too familiar “hypebeast” factor.

You figure now a days your average teen sees a pic of his favorite pop rapper donning a pair of anything and he immediately wants in. Resellers take this into consideration and view it as a great opportunity. They promptly purchase as many units of product ‘x’ they’re able to until they are OOS everywhere.  Now they can dictate the market and become capable of flipping them for double or triple the price they paid. That’s exactly how resellers work. They prey on the beasts. They do it with sneakers and they do it with apparel. Well I hope I’m not too late in exposing them in regards to this specific item. Did a bit of research and am now 100% certain these $100 Marc Jacobs shorts being sold on the ‘Bay are nothing more than a pair of $30.00 Rothco Infantry shorts with some unnecessary MJ tags slapped on them. So even if you’re a self-proclaimed hypebeast or simply like the “camo dress” look Wayne is sporting, don’t waste your hundo on the Jacobs. Snag a pair of the exact same shorts without the Marc Jacobs logo for nearly 1/3 of the price HERE. Every size available.

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Posted by on July 30, 2012 in Author, Fashion, It Was Written, TNell

 

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Random Objects


Vision Test: “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.” I love the Random Objects t-shirt line. Unique and simple at the same time. Everything printed on American Apparel tees too. You can find the Vision Test and others for $23.00 plus shipping @ www.randomobjects.net.

 
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Posted by on August 14, 2011 in Fashion, TNell

 

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Crooks & Castles Elephant Bandito Tee

Looking for the right tee to match your new pair of True Blue III’s? This might be perfect. The bandana portion is even made up entirely of a cement pattern. Grab it right here for $30.00. I had to search a handful of sites that still had stock so jump on that link asap. You’re welcome.

 
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Posted by on June 11, 2011 in Author, Fashion, TNell

 

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Valens by The Hundreds

Summer is right around the corner. Perfect time for the Hundreds brand to drop the Locs inspired “Valens.” The shape screams LA circa the NWA days. This particular pair of Locs features a shiny black acetate frame with gradient gray lenses. Also available in other colors. Cop here for $79.00. Great way to separate yourself from the countless number of hypebeasts who rock Wayfarers.

 
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Posted by on May 16, 2011 in Fashion, TNell

 

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