Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Don't make 'em like they used to

Just passed a new, sort of hopeless-looking vintage shop on the tackier stretch of Bleecker Street. Outside, there was a rack with old, washed-out-looking sweatshirts, and a sign saying, "One for $20, two for $30." For those without an intuitive sense of what clothing costs, this is like advertising, as if it were a good thing, "cup of coffee, $15." Going Out Of Business in 5, 4, 3...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Clothing stores are going out of business all over Manhattan. What will happen to Gossip Girls?

Jillian said...

THIS IS ONE OF MY BIGGEST PET PEEVES. If you're going to sell old clothes, please use the appropriate price range. Especially with sweatshirts...seriously!