thats true but lets be honest here, all hip hop artist or remotely popular people dont like to wear really cheap stuff because after awhile they have a standard thats set. They get more money and like to buy quality things because they are receiving more blessings. This is my opinion. Yes they may want to buy your stuff if its cheap but are they going to pull out their wallet if its $15 bucks or even $10 bucks. For that matter would you even pull out your wallet to type in all of that info for a $10 shirt. Ok maybe $10 is reaching but we're moving in a new direction and the price is moving forward as well. how do you think that Supreme magically started charging $388 for a leopard print sweater, now I know I'm talking about the best brand now and they have 20 years under their belt. But they eventually had to increase their price. Slowly but surely we're doing the same thing. Because Supreme thinks thats what their product should sell at because of what went into that product to put it out, thats the same mentality we're having because we want to be the best so we have to have the same mindset as the better brands...its just moving forward thats all...but we're gonna come out with some really cool shit as we move forward for our fans so we dont just let them down either ya know...thats it.
LMAO bruh that basketball connection you tried to make was a reach. But anyways price your stuff however you want to. The pricing reflects how you value your brand, plain and simple. If you feel you have that brand image and following to have people pay $42 for it, go for it. No one here should stop you, cause at the end of the day this is your brand and decision. All the people legitimately upset about the pricing of your brand need to relax cause it's not their call and all they're doing is giving you free promotion. This topic has dominated the last 2-3 pages and pretty sure niggas won't let this die down smh. Also, pricing of a product DOES NOT equate to the quality of the product all the time. Saying hip-hop artists won't rep a $15 because of the price isn't true because there are plenty of brands with cheaply priced tees that have literally every artist repping. It's all about if they think it's dope.
well ive been taking criticism pretty well all week. i guess my response to you is umm get it if you want. umm if you dont want to thats your decision you have free will. Every brand prices their items differently, just because Chanel prices their stuff differently than Dolce & Gabbana doesnt mean Chanel is wrong. No, thats Chanel's products so they price it according to what direction they want to move in. We're moving in a new direction so the price just shifted. If you havent followed us from the beginning we've been improving slightly since we came out last November, we're just continuing to grow. That being said, support MSTRPLAN and buy up their shirts, best of luck to you and MSTRPLAN.
about pricing....granted this is true but we are talking about a tshirt here , I do agree each brand needs to take in factors in that benefit there business, and honestly in this case I don't see the attraction here, and It does not seem worth 42$
it really has nothing to do with how new your brand is.
some of you have some strange notion that if you are new, you need to charge $15 bucks for your tee...and as you grow, you can charge more.......where do you guys get this shit from?
each brand/biz has to take many factors into consideration before coming up with the proper price point for you. If one start up decide to sell for $10......go ahead, if another decides its best to come out the gate for $50...cool. Do what you feel is right for YOUR BRAND.
I've been trying to keep out of this price discussion primarily because I agree with you to some extent but this is just wrong.
First off lemme say that supreme doesn't charge $44 for a hat or $388 for a sweater because the quality is that good or because they need to to make ends meet, they charge that much BECAUSE THEY CAN and people will pay it. People pay that for a variety of reasons - the quality is great, they represent a popular brand name, they get to flex about how much they paid for their hat, not many people own supreme etc. You really don't have any of this right now infact you are charging $10 more than supreme for a tee that isn't as good of quality, doesn't have a brand name any of my homies would recognize/care about and you barely have a design on either side.
And the part about progressing slowly is bullshit. Supreme has been making tees for 19 years, they went from having oneita tees in the shop to their own cut and sew tees yet their price is only $32, for a legacy like that you would expect them to charge $100. You have been around for a couple of years at most and just from $15 to $42 in one fell swoop; no growth or progress.
Based upon your comments the past few pages, I think you have an idea that the only way to meet the 10 year mark and have rappers wearing your shit is to charge a lot of money. I personally think you should reconsider this, and consider how much organic growth affects your brand. If you manufacture the top for yourself in the first year, what are you gonna do when there no where else to go? I guess thats why the hundreds and diamond are in zumiez. I suppose I'll see you there in 8 years or maybe you'll be in the catalogue in my mailbox, look forward to meeting you!