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Old 21.04.2014, 00:32
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If you were that hot you'd probably flaunt it all too.
I am but I don't.

I got clarss me.
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Re: boring clothes

Have you tried Phase Eight in Basel? it's a bit hard to guage by your post whether it would suit you, but it is a bit different in terms of quality and colour range to the other high street stuff.
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Have you tried Phase Eight in Basel? it's a bit hard to guage by your post whether it would suit you, but it is a bit different in terms of quality and colour range to the other high street stuff.
Thank you for this suggestion, I will check it out.
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Old 23.04.2014, 19:28
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Is that working on the same principle which leads to small market town booksellers having way better stuff than famous bookshops in the middle of big cities (where all the gems are snapped up by collectors and things are priced according to market rates, not the random whim of the proprietor)?

If so, then I agree with you wholeheartedly!
well, if that's what you are looking for i think you found a match in nyc, just the same, it's almost as interesting as all of the underground taxidermy places in paris

http://www.ny.com/shopping/bookstores/

anyway. for shopping i have found a couple of nice but really pricey places in ch but usually it's just not worth it. i save up all the money i would have spent throughout the year and go hog wild when i visit my family in nyc each year. paris is fine but not much cheaper and i like barcelona for shopping better. i know most people don't like it but i still buy stuff on etsy and give my measurements, i've always been happy with that.

i have to get a dress as a witness in a friends wedding and i've found nothing, so far- all the dressier dresses are either ho or homely so i guess it's back to etsy...
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If you were that hot you'd probably flaunt it all too.
Trust me, I wouldn't. It's vulgar and cheap.

...and what makes you believe I'm not that hot?

Btw, would you walk dressed up in a transparent outfit without underwear? Why should be any different for women.
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Old 23.04.2014, 20:12
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I've never met a man including myself, who is fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.
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Old 23.04.2014, 21:47
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Well, there must be a few of them out there!...OK maybe one or two...
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I've never met a man including myself, who is fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.
I don't know what you mean with "high moral conduct" but I actually believe there are plenty of people (men and women) that actually do value personality higher than outward appearances.
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Re: boring clothes

someone suggested 'Phase eight'. What is it like in terms of quality ?
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Phase Eight is high quality.
this is the UK website (which doesn't ship to CH, but the Basel shop stocks UK items.)
http://www.phase-eight.com/
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Old 21.10.2014, 17:36
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Re: boring clothes

Have you every shopped at ASOS?

http://www.asos.com

I bought a few items there, that weren't boring or bland.
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No I don't know Asos. Looks good, but is seems to be online shopping only. I need to try the clothes on because I have some 'special features'...
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Old 22.10.2014, 15:41
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Understood Kittekat, The items I bought from them, usually run bigger as a FYI...
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Old 22.10.2014, 18:44
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No I don't know Asos. Looks good, but is seems to be online shopping only. I need to try the clothes on because I have some 'special features'...
whats the problem? order 3 pairs of jeans at zalando, send back what does not fit, for free?
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whats the problem? order 3 pairs of jeans at zalando, send back what does not fit, for free?
I just don't like the environmental impact of online shopping.
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Old 23.10.2014, 10:46
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I just don't like the environmental impact of online shopping.
i dont either, but for me its the mix. if i can support local business, if i can
keep impact low etc., i do so. but if i have gone through all the low-impact-options, i find a compromise and that can be online shopping for instance.
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Old 23.10.2014, 17:51
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well if you really want to understand what boring is, go to Manor or Schild in Zürich-the boredom will kill you
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Is it just me, or are the clothes sold here in the Basel streets really so dull ? Up till now I have not found a clothes shop I like. I find it all so boring. In Belgium I knew some boutiques I would go to and find the right stuff right away. I never went to H&M, Mango etc. Now I tried some of their stuff on, it doesn't seem to fit. I sometimes have the impression they only sell stuff for 16-year olds. Boring colours too. Where can a serious adult of normal proportions go to for some good quality and not overpriced clothes ?
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Re: boring clothes

Hi All!

I can share your pain, since I've been living in Switzerland (over 5 years). It is indeed extremely difficult to find something nice and with a good price/quality ratio. Hence, my MBA project is focused on creating a retail apparel store.


It would be great if you could take 5 min of your time and fill this anonymous survey for my studyp roject. Your honest answers are appreciated!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MC7WQJW
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Re: boring clothes

Best thing to do would be take the TGV to Paris and have a weekend of excellent shopping!
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Hi All!

I can share your pain, since I've been living in Switzerland (over 5 years). It is indeed extremely difficult to find something nice and with a good price/quality ratio. Hence, my MBA project is focused on creating a retail apparel store.


It would be great if you could take 5 min of your time and fill this anonymous survey for my studyp roject. Your honest answers are appreciated!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MC7WQJW
A) I think you should start a new thread if you need a lot of people helping you with your MBA project.

B) I think you should mention from the start that it is only a survey for women...

C) Holy cow - you can earn an MBA with a so short and rather banal survey?! If you just got ten questions will you have a hard time developing new insights. You even forgot the most basic things like asking for statistical date like age group...
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