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12 hours ago, savoir said:

So who was losing money, the fashion division or the marine division ?

You’d like to hope the former (used to be very popular in some circles of low brain power) but no idea as there’s not much news other than the initial story. Hope they can find a buyer.

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Interesting. I just got an incredible deal on an Henri-Lloyd inshore raincoat at Defender ($40) - I thought it was a mistake.

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8 minutes ago, tenders said:

Interesting. I just got an incredible deal on an Henri-Lloyd inshore raincoat at Defender ($40) - I thought it was a mistake.

Fuck me!!  I was at Defenders a month ago, and the best deal was a hoodie windbreaker for 90 bucks instead of 140!  And the hood doesn't even fold up into a collar!

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Yeah, that's the deal! Suggest ordering erring on the side of larger rather than smaller. I bought the blue Defender brand bibs to go with - a nice complement as the Defender logo is embroidered in red. The Defender red certainly wouldn't have matched.

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3 hours ago, savoir said:

 

Was just there with daughter, and only small sizes left at that price, but plenty normal sizes at $140-$360!!  I got a pair of womens XL Lloyd Goretex pants that fit me perfect for $39, and $89 for a jacket with hood for other daughter

EDIT...  Online says in stock so I just ordered a Large.  Don't understand why we did not find on the rack, and salesperson said they were out of stock?

 

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Must have something to do with $1,500 jackets and $1,000 pants (US, not Yen).

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Thanks, just ordered an XL - have found better too big than too small since can always layer up.  Nice deal, my light jacket sucks and the other is too heavy most of the time.  Hope they can recover from this. 

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I used to be a Musto MPX fan for ages. Then went HL TP for last suite. When they all cost a shipload to the average corinthian sailor, and most main brands work on the bow, then I’m not going to be brand loyal. Just went Zhik last weekend with great bang for buck.

When it wears out, I’m hoping there’ll be someone with configurable custom gear with “choose-your-own” features like buying a dell pc. I’ll pay for what I want/need, skip what I don’t - and happily wait a week or so to have it made and delivered.

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Sad news. I helped Henri set up his first shop in Cowes in the way back yonder.  He was a great supporter of sailing, and in time a great sponsor of many, many events and teams.  

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On 6/9/2018 at 2:47 PM, billy backstay said:

 

Was just there with daughter, and only small sizes left at that price, but plenty normal sizes at $140-$360!!  I got a pair of womens XL Lloyd Goretex pants that fit me perfect for $39, and $89 for a jacket with hood for other daughter

EDIT...  Online says in stock so I just ordered a Large.  Don't understand why we did not find on the rack, and salesperson said they were out of stock?

 

 

Sure enough, the $39.00 lined jacket, with hood that rolls up and zips into the collar arrived in the mail today, so I now have lightweight, warm weather foulies, as well as the Frostbite weather/Offshore gear.

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