Starting a New Line/Brand Feedback Thread

April 02, 2013 @ 23:19:57
Originally posted by Inactive User



Nothing major, I was featured in a Local Miami Magazine's fashion issue. I was along side del toro shoes and some other people.... If you live in Miami, go to inthescenemiami.com and they have a list of places where they distribute the free publication. 


peace. 

Right on man. Good luck with the local support!

www.highwaysco.us -- for some fucking reason, you must use the www. idk why fml.

April 03, 2013 @ 02:09:50
Originally posted by Inactive User



Nothing major, I was featured in a Local Miami Magazine's fashion issue. I was along side del toro shoes and some other people.... If you live in Miami, go to inthescenemiami.com and they have a list of places where they distribute the free publication. 


peace. 
Good job man, I'm glad I got that free shirt from you guys. It's gonna be worth something one day :]

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April 03, 2013 @ 04:53:06
This is going to be my next snapback ;)
And i did the you're wrong on purpose...hope yall get it...lol
Did you do the spelling of Grammar wrong on purpose too....
Dude don't do the whole "I spelt it wrong on purpose" take. Unless you're going to tell everyone you sell it too like "Hey man the grammar's off on purpose" it just sounds silly and half assed. Forgot to mention earlier since you're making products with bad grammar to start with and your brand is your name it looks like you have poor grammar. There are ways to go about doing wrong grammar on purpose but this isn't one of them since you already messed up your first hats. It just looks immature and bad homie. Sorry for the bashing but I would advice you not to make this. See how your first hats do before you go spend a billion more dollars trying to get $55 off this one too. 
April 03, 2013 @ 08:12:45
Hypebeast gives sum gud ass advice. All the shxt I was gonna say, has already been said lol but yea, a lot of these upcoming brands need serious work.
April 03, 2013 @ 08:12:49
Hypebeast gives sum gud ass advice. All the shxt I was gonna say, has already been said lol but yea, a lot of these upcoming brands need serious work.
April 03, 2013 @ 08:37:30
hey guys, would really appreciate some feedback good or bad it doesn't matter! We are skate/street based! Check us out on instagram @whittyclothing 
April 03, 2013 @ 16:59:20
Our first collection of hats dropping with our Spring/Summer release. Pretty simple and basic. Navy and black snapbacks and grey and khaki 5 panels. 

April 03, 2013 @ 17:19:36
hey guys, would really appreciate some feedback good or bad it doesn't matter! We are skate/street based!



Go on our Instagram for more @whittyclothing 
Change name to Shitty.
Seriously though, that is the most boring pocket tee I've ever seen.
April 03, 2013 @ 17:34:19
Our first collection of hats dropping with our Spring/Summer release. Pretty simple and basic. Navy and black snapbacks and grey and khaki 5 panels. 

not my cup of tea, but these are far from horrible. I like them a lot, i just don't wear hats like this. *thumbs up*

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April 03, 2013 @ 18:52:37
@ericdaniel I think hypebeast was right up your alley given the style you're trying to portray. But given the feedback and crits you've gotten so far on your not so propely executed and only product, I do not think you'll get any customers here. You should've put more thought in your product before getting it made and posting it on HB, I'm sorry but I think that's the harsh reality you face.
April 03, 2013 @ 18:52:54
Divided - I like the 5 panels, simple and clean for summer bbq's. I don't wear snapbacks so the other ones are meh for me. Good luck with the brand.

www.highwaysco.us -- for some fucking reason, you must use the www. idk why fml.

April 03, 2013 @ 18:55:57
Officially working on some womens garments.

Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.



also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 18:59:10
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.
Do you think the B with the dollar bar going through it feels like authentic high-end and luxury branding?
I don't know if that's what you're going for, but to me that doesn't seem to be what high-end brands do...
And the bar isn't centered in your letter, is that a stylistic feature or a design error?
April 03, 2013 @ 19:13:26
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.
Do you think the B with the dollar bar going through it feels like authentic high-end and luxury branding?
I don't know if that's what you're going for, but to me that doesn't seem to be what high-end brands do...
And the bar isn't centered in your letter, is that a stylistic feature or a design error?

Yes
What I wanted to do was create a simple logo. Something like how D&B, LV, And CC all have acronym logos.
So took a universal symbal of money and mixed it with the B to create it. Rather then using BBC which would probably get mixed up with other brands.
The Bar is centered. It's just that B letter itself isn't really equal on both sides anyway because the top of the B is shorter then the lower half. I kept looking at it myself but I used a grid to center it.

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 19:21:27
Originally posted by Inactive User
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.


also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.
Do you think the B with the dollar bar going through it feels like authentic high-end and luxury branding?
I don't know if that's what you're going for, but to me that doesn't seem to be what high-end brands do...
And the bar isn't centered in your letter, is that a stylistic feature or a design error?

Yes
What I wanted to do was create a simple logo. Something like how D&B, LV, And CC all have acronym logos.
So took a universal symbal of money and mixed it with the B to create it. Rather then using BBC which would probably get mixed up with other brands.
The Bar is centered. It's just that B letter itself isn't really equal on both sides anyway because the top of the B is shorter then the lower half. I kept looking at it myself but I used a grid to center it.
I can't image LV using a dollar sign in their logo, it's hard to believe it would appeal to their true customers. As for the centering issue, I was talking about the bar sticking out a lot more at the bottom. It looks kinda weird to me.
April 03, 2013 @ 19:30:23
I never said I wanted to to be directly like LV, I just used the same acronym system sort of.
That's hwy i said a mix between high end and streetwear. When you see the pieces it may be more appealing. Ladies clothing can be a hit or miss but from the ones I have spoken with who have seen the samples they really liked them.
I'm not going directly for the LV market but those females who wear this without being a copy cat



Believe me a lot of thought went and research went into this.

But yeah the was on purpose with the dollar bar.

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 19:30:44
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.
most of the time when people use these types of designs...they use a series of cities...London/ Paris/ Tokyo/ New York......you got a couple of cities..and then just threw a whole COUNTRY in there...what is the conection.
April 03, 2013 @ 19:47:06
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.
most of the time when people use these types of designs...they use a series of cities...London/ Paris/ Tokyo/ New York......you got a couple of cities..and then just threw a whole COUNTRY in there...what is the conection.

lol AHH YES. I was waiting fomr someone to ask this qustion.
I used Sweden because it directly goes with Banking. I don't want to make a complex answer but basically Swedish bank accounts is where that idea came from (place to keep money without it being accounted for). New York because of the stock exchange, failed banks and so forth. San Diego because that's where I stay and it's a good place to spend money.
That's not set in stone but I want to get that point across. I'm sure some won't get it right away but I couldn't think of any other way to get that across without it being a cut and paste idea

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 20:23:43
I thought most people put those cities under their brand because that is where their shops are located. Not because they represent something. Interesting, I may have to look into that next time I see a series of cities posted somewhere. 

"See Differently"

April 03, 2013 @ 20:40:33
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.

jaemz.tumblr.com // @ja.emz

April 03, 2013 @ 20:43:21
I don't know about other clothing lines but i wanted mine to mean something.  And not just throw cities out there like other brands do

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 20:45:57
Originally posted by Inactive User
Officially working on some womens garments.


Decided to come up with a "high end" looking logo for this line. It will be a mix of high end and streetwear.




also a side note to the guy paying $12+ for new era hats blanks, you are paying to much.

In this industry you will more then likely find something, that may look the same.
But that doesn't mean you scrape the idea.
Mine doesn't look like that at all though...

Broken Bank Clothing *** www.BrokenBankClothing.com *** @brokenbankclo

April 03, 2013 @ 21:02:47
Originally posted by Inactive User
Our first collection of hats dropping with our Spring/Summer release. Pretty simple and basic. Navy and black snapbacks and grey and khaki 5 panels. 

not my cup of tea, but these are far from horrible. I like them a lot, i just don't wear hats like this. *thumbs up*
Thanks Eric, what kind of hats do you wear? Wanted to stray away from the big obnoxious embroidered words and keep it simple and clean. 
April 03, 2013 @ 21:07:38
Divided - I like the 5 panels, simple and clean for summer bbq's. I don't wear snapbacks so the other ones are meh for me. Good luck with the brand.
Thanks man. Yeah I don't really wear snapbacks anymore, but I like what we were able to do with the patch and the black one is actually a lighter poly/cotton blend, so it has the old school feel to it. The 5 panels are pretty solid too, even though a lot of brands are using those blank caps they do fit well and the structure isn't floppy or shitty feeling. Would like to do some more manufacturing for upcoming releases but I think this is a good start for hats. 
April 03, 2013 @ 21:57:22
Usually when brands put a city's name on their garments is because they either have a shop or have an outlet on that city. So the whole banking/spending money thing seems kinda noobish. Just my worthless 2 cents.

www.highwaysco.us -- for some fucking reason, you must use the www. idk why fml.

April 03, 2013 @ 23:34:02
HEY GUYS JUST HALF OF SOME OF THE STUFF I'VE BIN WORKING ON ACTUALLY I STILL WORKING ON SOME GOT A LOT OF IMPROVEMENTS  TO MAKE STILL ON A FEW AND SEEING THAT COLOR SEPARATION IS A BITCH TO A NEWCOMER LOL......LIKE IF YUH SEE ANYTHING YUH DON'T LIKE
(TIPS,INSIGHTS,IDEAS,IMPROVEMENTS,COLOR CHANGES,INFO,ANYTHING WOULD HELP)
THANK AGAIN....Y'ALL









April 03, 2013 @ 23:36:56
Phresh London, Not our first collection but our first drop.

We are working on our first collection which will be 'Summer 2013'. Kind of want feedback on these items.

Thanks blushing.

www.phreshlondon.com

April 03, 2013 @ 23:42:34
Originally posted by Inactive User
Our first collection of hats dropping with our Spring/Summer release. Pretty simple and basic. Navy and black snapbacks and grey and khaki 5 panels. 

not my cup of tea, but these are far from horrible. I like them a lot, i just don't wear hats like this. *thumbs up*
Thanks Eric, what kind of hats do you wear? Wanted to stray away from the big obnoxious embroidered words and keep it simple and clean. 
I'm picky as hell. ha

al dente company // aldenteco.com

April 03, 2013 @ 23:49:44
HEY GUYS JUST HALF OF SOME OF THE STUFF I'VE BIN WORKING ON ACTUALLY I STILL WORKING ON SOME GOT A LOT OF IMPROVEMENTS  TO MAKE STILL ON A FEW AND SEEING THAT COLOR SEPARATION IS A BITCH TO A NEWCOMER LOL......LIKE IF YUH SEE ANYTHING YUH DON'T LIKE
(TIPS,INSIGHTS,IDEAS,IMPROVEMENTS,COLOR CHANGES,INFO,ANYTHING WOULD HELP)
THANK AGAIN....Y'ALL

Its so uncohesive and has to common theme and doesn't relate to the name at all. I dunno what you're thinking
Phresh London, Not our first collection but our first drop.

We are working on our first collection which will be 'Summer 2013'. Kind of want feedback on these items.

Thanks .
Once this all black, gold, money rules everything, foreign language, pyrex trend dies, you will die also

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April 04, 2013 @ 00:12:11
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Not even gonna lie, I fuckin hate 'clothing companies' like these. Literally all you do is go to goodwill and find vintage threads then resell it on a webstore with a crazy markup and sell it for more than it even cost brand new. There is literally no creativity or originality involved in this business. I swear this shit is the new drug dealing.
Really.. You try going to goodwill and find some of these articles of clothing. These sites are great for people who enjoy these clothes and not force to buy all the shitty remakes. The new drug dealing? Might be the top 3 dumbest analogies I've ever heard. Yea the mark up might be a bit high but these items are not as easy to find like you claim.
I go to goodwill on a weekly occasion and have found several vintage pieces that they would definitely love to sell for a 500% markup so its not that hard to find nice vintage threads for much cheaper and its often more fun. The drug dealing was a bit of a joke but dealing, thrifting and reselling and starting a brand are all now somewhat synonymous with kids who don't want to get a job but want quick money.

@chad
i'm sure that they don't claim to be a "clothing company".....simply resell...why the hate?
(if anything, you should hate the markup on your favorite clothing company.....and then hate on THAT resell markup too!)

by the way....starting a resell site is just as "unoriginal and uncreative" as starting your own clothing line....so you got a lot of hating to do in this thread!
I'm sure they don't claim to be a clothing company but after all they are posting in a 'Starting a new line/brand' thread so that implys something. As for the markup, I am a frequent buyer and lover of streetwear so I have no problem with expensive clothes, but the difference is that with these companies I know of their quality and fit and also buy stuff new whereas with this one is paying premium prices for a garment that is previously used.
Lastly, I would have to disagree, starting any brand, even a bad one takes some creativity because one at least has to design the pieces or graphics. Starting a vintage reselling business only requires having a good eye while browsing through goodwill.

Upon actually looking at their website, they have great presentation and good pieces but I'm still not impressed by this current trend.

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