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Post by JR8 » Sat, 14 Jan 2012 9:38 pm

zzm9980 wrote: The ones that get me are those LV bags that looks like the size of cloth shopping bags, plastered with that obnoxious "LV" logo/pattern. That bag costs multiple thousands.
If it's real, trouble is 90%+ of them aren't.

Why would you buy a genuine LV bag for $ks, when the automatic assumption of onlookers is...

- Oh blur, just another fakie
or, if they know their bags...
- So stupid what to spend $ks lah, could have got fake one for $50 right!

LV... the badge of a desperate fool.

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 14 Jan 2012 9:42 pm

heh true, the only time I assume it's real is when it is on the late-30s PRC girl 5-10 years past being a model; the one dressed in various very mis-matched clothing all with other designer labels. walking with her sugar daddy banker or exec. which is something you do see rather often here in sg :)

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Post by poodlek » Sat, 14 Jan 2012 11:35 pm

I made this tonight for Mr. K, to give him in addition to his other birthday gift :-) Image

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 15 Jan 2012 12:06 am

Bwahahahaha! :lol:

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Post by the lynx » Sun, 15 Jan 2012 9:10 pm

poodlek wrote:I made this tonight for Mr. K, to give him in addition to his other birthday gift :-) Image
Haha how lovely! :P :lol: :D

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 15 Jan 2012 9:20 pm

aster wrote: I have a Victorinox wallet that's lasted about 2 yrs but is in dire need of replacement due to lack of CC space. I'm eying a Pierre Cardin one that will take 12 cards - still not enough but at least it'll hold all the main ones.
How many credit cards do you have FFS? I thought you hated banks :o


p.s. Pierre Cardin as a brand-name sells it's logo rights to just about anyone. So it's not a design house with a recognised list of products, just a name for sale for which-ever manufacturers will pay for it.

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Post by nutnut » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 8:30 am

Nice Poodle, glad you got what you wanted from Wallet Shop :)
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Post by nakatago » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 9:21 am

poodlek wrote:I made this tonight for Mr. K, to give him in addition to his other birthday gift :-)
+1!
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Post by QRM » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:13 pm

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QRM wrote:Theres a bloke in Hereen mall that custom makes wallets belts etc , made a really nice ipad/man bag for me.
Really? More info please! I'd like a custom case for my non-apple tablet.
Its a small shop down the rabbit warren section of Herren, most of the shops around him have closed but he is still hanging in there, I think its one floor below the food outlet level

here it is http://www.310woodlandleathercraft.blogspot.com/ one word of warning make sure you write down exactly what you want or you will end up with something that has has been tweak by what they would call artistic licence.

As to labels I was in Prada the other day and over heard two Chinese guys saying they prefer LV because the logos are bigger, the shop assistance showed them a bag which he guaranteed to contain at least 5 large Prada labels!

I don't mind designer wear if its well made, timeless AND there's is no way of telling the brand.

Wife used always buy Prada before it became "globalized" some of her vintage Prada still going strong after 20 years, the new "prada stuff is crap falls apart and I suspect is all china rubbish that have had a few details stitched in France so it can have the made in France/Italy tag. Same with Tumi used to buy the stuff years ago, the older stuff still going after decades of use but their new stuff fell apart after one trip, what mug uses brittle plastic on suitcases?

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 1:18 pm

QRM wrote:
nakatago wrote:
QRM wrote:Theres a bloke in Hereen mall that custom makes wallets belts etc , made a really nice ipad/man bag for me.
Really? More info please! I'd like a custom case for my non-apple tablet.
Its a small shop down the rabbit warren section of Herren, most of the shops around him have closed but he is still hanging in there, I think its one floor below the food outlet level

here it is http://www.310woodlandleathercraft.blogspot.com/ one word of warning make sure you write down exactly what you want or you will end up with something that has has been tweak by what they would call artistic licence.
Thanks!
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Post by aster » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 5:16 pm

JR8 wrote:How many credit cards do you have FFS? I thought you hated banks :o

p.s. Pierre Cardin as a brand-name sells it's logo rights to just about anyone. So it's not a design house with a recognised list of products, just a name for sale for which-ever manufacturers will pay for it.
Nothing against banks in particular, I just hate thieves and con artists in general. :)

I don't regard PC as a brand either, it's the fact that it holds 12 cards that I liked more than anything. I only have one CC, but lots of other cards from Sushi Tei to Tangs.

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