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glitteryprincess Fri 03-Oct-08 22:54:28

I keep seeing people wearing Abercrombie & Fitch sweaters and tops etc. Does anyone know roughly how much their hoodies and t-shirts would be?
thanks in advance...

brimfull Fri 03-Oct-08 22:56:30

they have a website

much cheaper iin the states though

glitteryprincess Fri 03-Oct-08 22:56:45

it's ok found the site. grin anyone else got their stuff though?

glitteryprincess Fri 03-Oct-08 22:57:17

thanks ggirl x

MerlinsBeard Fri 03-Oct-08 22:57:54

their website has a shop on

SnoopDog Fri 03-Oct-08 22:58:09

oh my nakedness...

SnoopDog Fri 03-Oct-08 22:58:35

<<hot flush>>

glitteryprincess Fri 03-Oct-08 23:08:28

cheers, i'm looking at the site now... liking the navy fleece hoodies. just off to see about their kids clothes now. smile

shhhh Fri 03-Oct-08 23:12:08

always wondered where you bought their stuff...do they have uk stores..?

look similar to RL imo...a few nice tops there for dh as well...

glitteryprincess Fri 03-Oct-08 23:13:39

there's one near oxford st I think...

MerlinsBeard Fri 03-Oct-08 23:14:57

i think you can get it in selfridges or somewhere like that. house of fraser do the mens

tis v nice stuff but the price is a bit shock

shhhh Fri 03-Oct-08 23:15:19

any further north..grin..I doubt it though..noone think use northeners have taste hmm wink grin.!!

Peckarolloveragain Fri 03-Oct-08 23:16:00

I have a girls cream hoodie that I want to sell as its too small for my dd if anyone wants it?

Peckarolloveragain Fri 03-Oct-08 23:16:12

unworn!

MerlinsBeard Fri 03-Oct-08 23:20:12

further north than where?

I am in manchester-there is a selfridges and a house of fraser(2 HOFs in fact!) as well as harvey nicks!

shhhh Fri 03-Oct-08 23:22:08

sorry, mom I posted same time as you..

do hn or selridges sell them..? TC have them..? or just exchange sq..?

pluto Fri 03-Oct-08 23:24:17

A&F store in London is on Saville Row / Regents St. Hilarious experience shopping in there: it's so dark and trendy it's like shopping in a nightclub. As for the doormen...hot flush alert! You need to be mega skinny and toned to wear their stuff really well. I'm a size 10 and their medium t shirts are tight. if you know someone going to US get them to get bits for you - it's much cheaper. The website is expensive and you often get stung for a tax when it arrives as well. Really good quality items though.

shhhh Fri 03-Oct-08 23:25:42

thats worth knowing pluto..smile.

pecka,what size btw..?

FattipuffsandThinnifers Fri 03-Oct-08 23:26:13

If you ever go the US definitely worth going to a store. I went to Boston 4 years ago, got loads of stuff which I still wear all the time. Jeans are especially great. It wasn't expensive there - equivalent of UK Gap prices.

I think they opened their first UK shop in Jermyn St (? I think) last year. Not sure of the prices, might be quite expensive here.

Btw if you order things from their website make sure you get UK sizes rather than US - and smaller UK size than you might normally get. The general rule is US 2 sizes smaller than UK (ie UK 12 = US 8) but A&F seem to still come up big. I'm 10/12 UK but A&F 4/6 fit perfectly.

Aimsmum Fri 03-Oct-08 23:59:44

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ghosty Sat 04-Oct-08 00:02:35

V cheap in Aus ... the only store that has the license to sell A+F here is an outlet store. I have a fab thick warm fleece hoodie that cost AU$50.

MorrisZapp Sun 05-Oct-08 14:24:25

It's literally half price in the US - until the exchange rate changes anyway.

I have a fab hoodie which cost about £35 (bought in US, would be £75 here).

Ebay is awash with it, but beware dodgy copies.

I don't like their sales pitch or general philosophy though - ie only very young, very slim blonde people need bother trying to wear their clothes, also the stores are so dimly lit you need a miners lamp to find the stuff. I can't wear their t-shirts as they don't go up to my size (UK 14, big boobs) so stuff them.

Their MD was quoted as saying he doesn't want old or ugly people in his stores, and that he will only employ the 'high status' kids from local schools and colleges in his stores, but surveys show he's happy to employ ordinary non-perfect people and even blacks and asians in the back room, where the pay is even poorer.

The stuff is all made in Bangladesh etc, so don't imagine it's worker friendly despite the price - you're lining this guy's pockets, not those of manufacturing or sales staff.

If you're shopping in the US I recommend American Eagle which sells similarly 'preppy' gear at lower prices and in sizes to fit most women. Check out their website, ae.com.

paddingtonbear1 Sun 05-Oct-08 22:02:46

I bought some bottoms from ebay, they look authentic and were half the price so I'm not complaining.
Also ordered some from cheapabercrombie but not arrived yet!!
I am a size L in their fleecy bottoms, they think a UK12 is an L, never mind I just ignore the label

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