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which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

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which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Hi all,

we are arriving in New York next week and am wondering which brands are cheaper in the USA

- Make Up

- Sports Wear

- Clothing

it might be useful to know what brands we buy in the UK

Adidas

Nike

Converse

Benefit

Mac

Clinique

Chanel (make up not anything else!)

Abercrombie and Fitch

Tiffany

Pandora

Ed Hardy

Ralph Lauren

etc...

Thanks for any input

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1. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Everything you list will be cheaper here. All you need to do is go to a dept. store website like

macys.com

bloomingdales.com

lordandtaylor.com

tiffany.com

and have a look at prices.

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2. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

And, a lot of the stuff on your list can easily be found at discounters, unless you have to have the current style. Certain lines of Ralph Lauren, Ed Hardy, Adidas, Converse, Nike - commonly found at Century 21, Marshalls, Loehmann's, Syms, DSW (for the footwear).

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3. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

most of your list is cheaper here, except I would think, Chanel, as that's a French brand.

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4. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Chanel will probably still be cheaper here than in the UK where everything is exhorbitant!

I cant explain it but Louis Roederer Brut is even less here than it is in Paris or Reims

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5. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Thank you for all your input. I have noted it all down :)

Thanks guys

x

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6. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Actually, some things are not cheaper in NYC compared to the UK

MAC Cosmetics for example, with tax included, it might be pence cheaper. I've sat down and worked it out (thanks sis!)

nywhiz has it right though, with cosmetics, you can easily work out if it is cheaper, by looking at the prices on the department stores websites. Don't forget to add tax on though, which is 8.875%

M

Edited: 12 April 2011, 21:43
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7. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

I do find that MAC Cosmetics are cheaper in NYC than the UK.

It's £13.50 compared to $14.50 which with tax added, does work out quite a bit cheaper, especially if you buy as much as i typically do!

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8. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

Chanel is more expensive in the USA, I have just done the department store comparison. UK 32GBP - USA 35GBP

expect the same will be true of all european cosmetic brands (who may have set their prices based on better exchanges - they usually keep a consistent RRP)

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9. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

We found Clinique and abrcrombie and fitch are significantly cheaper in the US.

If stocking up on Clinique it's worth checking the clinique.com site and checking where in Manhattan has a bonus time on during your stay.

Abercrombie is worth fighting your way through the dimly lit stench of cologne and dancing children that double as shop assistants, but get there early as therecis often a que. Tacking a torch so you can see price tickets is optional.

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10. Re: which brands are cheaper in the USA compared to the UK?

I agree about taking a torch with you to an Abercrombie store. First time I went i thought they had a power cut!

We always go to Macys to check out the Climique stuff.

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