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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

Uggh don't care for it.

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

On 2/13/2015 brii said:

Does the GILI name alone justify $429 for that jacket?

Even if a real designer offered that jacket on QVC, it might be $159.

It doesn't say anywhere in the description that it's even lamb leather.

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

On 2/13/2015 LipstickDiva said:
On 2/13/2015 brii said:

Does the GILI name alone justify $429 for that jacket?

Even if a real designer offered that jacket on QVC, it might be $159.

It doesn't say anywhere in the description that it's even lamb leather.

I seriously wonder how they came up with that price...

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

I have (and love) the GILI pieced leather jacket. An excellent copy. Without knowing the work that goes into these jackets, it just seems like that would be more difficult to put together than these grommets. And that jacket is over $100 less. Price is crazy (and I usually don't say that.)
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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

On 2/13/2015 brii said:
On 2/13/2015 LipstickDiva said:
On 2/13/2015 brii said:

Does the GILI name alone justify $429 for that jacket?

Even if a real designer offered that jacket on QVC, it might be $159.

It doesn't say anywhere in the description that it's even lamb leather.

I seriously wonder how they came up with that price...

Seems like they pulled the number out of a hat, b/c I don't see any other way they could justify the price.

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

I agree with the general opinion.... not a very good copy.

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

Agree with y'all. At first glance the jacket is edgy and cute but next to the original is does not even compare. What is up with the styling, how in the world are you supposed to see details dressed like that. Better yet, how do these people have their jobs styling?

I think the front fringe makes the jacket. Also, the sleeve treatment fits the original style but the GILI did the cheap version and it shows. The GILI jacket misses the mark and at this price point I expected more.

Too bad they did not use the black leather from the GILI moto jacket, it is a nicely finished leather.

I would not hesitate for the money if the style had been there. Too Bad. {#emotions_dlg.confused1}

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

Pamela McCoy did a much nicer version several years ago (without the fringe) but with the lacing and grommets. AND, it wasn't over $400.00!

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

On 2/13/2015 kimthib said:

Pamela McCoy did a much nicer version several years ago (without the fringe) but with the lacing and grommets. AND, it wasn't over $400.00!

... And I have it, but it weighs a ton. Plus, it set off the alarm at the airport check-in, lol!

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Re: G.I.L.I. leather jacket with fringe up for order: $429.00

I'm sure it will sell well but if Lisa were still around, it would be sold out by now along with all the other new pieces of GILI.

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