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Jan 20, 2012, 9:33pm   #706
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Originally Posted by cewek
Does anyone find that they can't see the detail of the Reves D'Escargot carre in the US Hermes website?

Detail is also obscured on all sites. I just recieved my D'escargots in the while/grey colorway and will post pics tomorrow.

On another note, I find it interesting that I read so many hard hitting criticism of this season's releases and I watched today's releases online fly off the screen. On the US.online, several colorways for D'escargots were gone so fast, I couldn't even open up to see large pic. Many more designs with had the same fate--good for H. Doesn't look like economy is slowing down online????
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Jan 20, 2012, 9:37pm   #707
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Originally Posted by ladyjane 963
I got the CSMC c/w11 Vert Pale/Mauve/Rose Bonbon before xmas any advice what colours i could wear with this as im not used to anything green in the carre it is making me think i should change it but this seemed to be the best colouring for me from them all
Am I off to suggest wine or deep purple/burgandy???
Jan 20, 2012, 9:41pm   #708
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Originally Posted by sparklelisab
Detail is also obscured on all sites. I just recieved my D'escargots in the while/grey colorway and will post pics tomorrow.

On another note, I find it interesting that I read so many hard hitting criticism of this season's releases and I watched today's releases online fly off the screen. On the US.online, several colorways for D'escargots were gone so fast, I couldn't even open up to see large pic. Many more designs with had the same fate--good for H. Doesn't look like economy is slowing down online????
Sparklelisab, you make a valid and interesting point---Unless H made like 10 of each design! (To practice JIT--just in time inventory--you restock only when you sell out. That way H doesn't overinvest in making the less popular designs, they create excitement (people want what they can't have) and they have fewer "less desirable" designs left over to stock the H U.S. site at the end of the season!

But I'm too cynical.
Jan 20, 2012, 9:52pm   #709
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textile - I love your mousse. You pick such unique and interesting patterns and scarves.
sparklelisab - I am also amazed how quickly scarves are disappearing. From years past, I remember that the first ones just fly off the website and then a little into the season things cool down. I love too many of this season's designs. Am struggling so much to narrow them down. TR in 05 (your c/w) or 06 (which I am so drawn to but at the same time have so many pinks already).
Jan 20, 2012, 10:01pm   #710
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Originally Posted by Maedi
textile - I love your mousse. You pick such unique and interesting patterns and scarves.
sparklelisab - I am also amazed how quickly scarves are disappearing. From years past, I remember that the first ones just fly off the website and then a little into the season things cool down. I love too many of this season's designs. Am struggling so much to narrow them down. TR in 05 (your c/w) or 06 (which I am so drawn to but at the same time have so many pinks already).

I know Maedi! As you know, I am a new scarfy, but I find myself watching the screen, saying, "are you kidding me?" The world is in financial crisis and $400.00-1000.00 scarves are flying off the monitor... Anyway, back to your 400.00 decision. For Tressors Retrouve 05, you get your pink hems. Personal preference of course, but I "was" looking for my perfect fuchsia/pink scarf to match a cdc, and thought TR in the 06 colorway was her, but the red contrast border sunk this one for me. Just doesn't work--why not white, or light pink, but the red, to me, killed the pink, AND I adore pink, red and orange together so I don't know what my problem is/was. Good luck, and as you saw, better grab one fast if you want one! Good Golly!
Jan 20, 2012, 10:07pm   #711
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Originally Posted by eagle1002us
Sparklelisab, you make a valid and interesting point---Unless H made like 10 of each design! (To practice JIT--just in time inventory--you restock only when you sell out. That way H doesn't overinvest in making the less popular designs, they create excitement (people want what they can't have) and they have fewer "less desirable" designs left over to stock the H U.S. site at the end of the season!

But I'm too cynical.
Cynical?? Or precisioned business thinking/minded? What company has potential buyers stalking the website, calling stores all over the continent on which they live, paying above retail to resellers??? Hello??? Hermes is brilliant and they know just what they are doing. And if they tick someone off with their voodoo magic supply and demand methodoly of how to get a bag or cdc or scarf, ten more fledglings jump on board. But, heck, I just want a new scarf.
Jan 20, 2012, 10:09pm   #712
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Honestly I've been surprised at how limited the new season scarf rollout has been on U.S. H.com compared to recent years. Silk inventory seems as low as in other areas of Hermes.
Jan 20, 2012, 10:10pm   #713
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sparklelisab - we just crossed threads Thank you so much for your thoughts. I actually love the red border but already have Fairytales, Le Pegase, J'aime mon carre and Cheval H in bright pink. My heart is drawn to 06 and my mind tells me 05. What luxurious (not ) puzzle to solve.
Jan 21, 2012, 12:43am   #714
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Originally Posted by sparklelisab
Cynical?? Or precisioned business thinking/minded? What company has potential buyers stalking the website, calling stores all over the continent on which they live, paying above retail to resellers??? Hello??? Hermes is brilliant and they know just what they are doing. And if they tick someone off with their voodoo magic supply and demand methodoly of how to get a bag or cdc or scarf, ten more fledglings jump on board. But, heck, I just want a new scarf.
Me, too!
Jan 21, 2012, 12:52am   #715
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Originally Posted by Cosmopolitan
Honestly I've been surprised at how limited the new season scarf rollout has been on U.S. H.com compared to recent years. Silk inventory seems as low as in other areas of Hermes.
Cosmopolitan, This is so true. I noticed in the last couple of years that not all the new scarves were listed about the same time, instead, they were staggered. I think Zaba was one of those that showed up on the web site well after the season had started.
Because the scarf can sell either because of the design or the color, so if they stagger release, people may buy thinking that they won't have any other options, even tho the scarf isn't exactly what they wanted. To put it more clearly, we don't get to see the whole selection at once. H is basically a tease.

Or as Sparkleslisab indicated, it's voodoo merchandising--making zombies of us all!
Jan 21, 2012, 5:21am   #716
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Jan 21, 2012, 7:05am   #717
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Originally Posted by sparklelisab
Detail is also obscured on all sites. I just recieved my D'escargots in the while/grey colorway and will post pics tomorrow.

On another note, I find it interesting that I read so many hard hitting criticism of this season's releases and I watched today's releases online fly off the screen. On the US.online, several colorways for D'escargots were gone so fast, I couldn't even open up to see large pic. Many more designs with had the same fate--good for H. Doesn't look like economy is slowing down online????
Sparkle - your collection is beefing up nicely!! I wonder if you've found you have a favourite scarf within your posse of silks or do you find its always the one most recently acquired that is the most ardently loved?

Really look forward to seeing this Reves d'Escargots modelled on you: maybe I will prise open my purse strings this season after all.....maybe....

I also observed, with a wry smile, that new stock is hardly hanging fire despite the initial adverse responses to the new season designs and to the substantial (unsustainable, not, it would seem - alas for us lesser mortals) price rises. Or maybe the whole of the States is on a buying frenzy before the increase hits you. Europe already had the tsunami of price rises when I was not expecting it back in early January.... plus our online choices are far more restricted.
Jan 21, 2012, 7:12am   #718
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Originally Posted by toujours*chic
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Purrr, indeed, your taste is impeccable! This gavroche is gorgeous, isn't it, and I feel heartened that I managed to bag this one before Christmas, before the price hike and before it flew off the website.

Enjoy, toujours chic
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Jan 21, 2012, 7:44am   #719
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Originally Posted by eagle1002us
Cosmopolitan, This is so true. I noticed in the last couple of years that not all the new scarves were listed about the same time, instead, they were staggered.
Right, my point was, it's easy to make it look like the new scarves are flying off the shelves when seemingly there are fewer of them on the shelves to begin with.
Jan 21, 2012, 7:47am   #720
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Anyone knows where I can see the full colourways of CSMC? I can't seem to find them apart from a few of those that our members took the pictures of...
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