Street Etiquette x Gilt MAN Finds General Style 33 Comments

Joshua Kissi : There is no denying Gilt Groupe has infiltrated the sales market and amended the manner online business is conducted. The company, which uses an invitation-only model,  relied on the whispers of consumers with its to build its reputation as a provider of luxury goods at discount prices during its formative years. But with growing press from media outlets during the last several years, Gilt has helped reshaped the online commerce market, especially in the area of menswear.

We all participate in some sort of bargain hunting when it comes to the clothing we buy. That became increasingly true for me and Trav as our desire to dress better intensified.

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The way we intertwine a vintage element and the historical context of each post commemorating the past is one of the most crucial characteristics of Street Etiquette. Despite what some people may think, New York City is no oasis when it comes to digging up great finds through thrifting. With that in mind, it becomes necessary to explore other options when it comes to time to add to our wardrobes.

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We embarked on a special collaboration with Gilt where we were given the opportunity to run through our usual thrift stores (including eBay)  in NYC to come out with our favorite pieces. Based on what we obtained it was a very fun experience displaying our liking for various styles.

Also check out our interview with Andy Comer of Gilt MAN

If you been haven’t signed up with Gilt yet, we encourage you do so now .


 



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  • wayne

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    love the suspenders!! everything is on hold!!


  • Docks

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    Long-time reader, first-time poster. Congrats on the feature on Gilt, got their daily email and my jaw dropped when I saw your sale. Didn’t manage to get anything before they sold out, I imagine everything must be in incredibly limited quantity.

    Wonderful what you’re doing. Keep it up.


  • moruf

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    awesome brotha!


  • Ronnie Fieg

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    It has truly been amazing seeing you guys grow at such a rapid pace. Keep doing what you’re doing and pay no mind to anyone trying to rain on your parade. #Respect


  • CAS

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    Great collaboration with Gilt guys! I really need to know where you thrift lol..


  • james

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    Great post fellas.


  • Joy

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    A friend had invited me back in high school but since I was never all that interested in their women’s clothing offerings I never got back on the site and forgot the password.
    So regretting it now…


  • Shadders

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    wooow gr8 stuff guys x


  • Sly Og

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    I havent heard of it before. I’m “also” French. So…good to know.
    Peace Fam.


  • lifeofkings

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    Keep up the good work fellas. Always looking sharp. http://lifeofkings.com/blog/


  • Prêt à Porter P

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    Congratulations on having most of the items sold out!


  • mat - buckets & spades

        posted on February 10 , 2011 :

    excellent yeah, i will be heading over now to check it out as i signed up a while back.


  • Poetri

        posted on February 11 , 2011 :

    All of the items sold out that fast? Wow!


  • bebeArmani

        posted on February 11 , 2011 :

    I just became a member of giltman to buy my boyfriend some high end clothes. I am curious to know if there is a womens version of giltman..well I mean the member only type online shop. The only one I know of that is unisex is plndr.com


  • Rei Fernandez

        posted on February 11 , 2011 :

    Fellas,

    Keep up the great work. That vintage Calvin Klein jacket looks amazing. Love the color. Congratulations on all of the recent success! Excited to see more from you guys.

    Yours Truly,
    Rei Fernandez
    http://www.thecommongrounds.blogspot.com


  • Frieda

        posted on February 11 , 2011 :

    Many thanks for trying to describe the terminlogy towards the beginners!


  • Sam Mangum

        posted on February 11 , 2011 :

    You guy’s professionalism speaks for it’s self. Im a fan of the plaid jacket-look that you guys pulled together with the different patterns and colors are quite amazing.
    Keep up the great work and keep hittin’ us with the freshness!

    http://www.fashionepidemic.com


  • JLouie

        posted on February 12 , 2011 :

    It’s awesome that’s you guys are garnering so much recognition. I love the pieces you curated, though its interesting how Gilt sold them for like 10-100 times the price they were bought for haha.


  • Swan

        posted on February 12 , 2011 :

    Hmmm. Well now I have to admit I am just jealous! That bag, those suspenders, the lined jean jacket outfit. Nice, nice, nice.


  • Klara

        posted on February 13 , 2011 :


  • JReed

        posted on February 13 , 2011 :

    Great stuff as usual. Just wondering, now that the sale is over I can’t see any of the pictures that you guys had on Gilt. Could you post them up on your site please?


  • christian

        posted on February 14 , 2011 :

    Cool, really loved this


  • Mens Style

        posted on February 14 , 2011 :

    Love that sheep skin-esque denim jacket; looks really cool.


  • nyc image consultant

        posted on February 14 , 2011 :

    Love everything!!


  • vera.c

        posted on February 17 , 2011 :

    i am so happy to have found your blog

    it’s been so hard to find good male bloggers with great sense of style.

    this is one of the things that has made me happy today :D

    have a great week boys!*


  • floe

        posted on February 17 , 2011 :

    @Ronnie Fieg

    Are we going to see any more street etiquette collabs with you in the future?


  • Citizette.com

        posted on February 17 , 2011 :

    Awesome opportunity! Very nice photos


  • Caqlilow

        posted on February 19 , 2011 :

    Heard about them through the grapevine, a little pricey at times, but I think their word of mouth model is great!


  • niamh

        posted on February 20 , 2011 :

    Beautiful looks, as always! The colours in your outfits are so well put together…nice!


  • prepster doofus

        posted on February 21 , 2011 :

    Looking great !! You guys are trendsetters, truly original, keep up the good work !


  • Zachary Gray

        posted on February 22 , 2011 :

    thrift is the way to go


  • Bosun

        posted on February 23 , 2011 :

    Only recently discovered this blog, it is incredibly innovative and inspiring. Gilt is great too, better yet there’s nothing better than finding a Vintage gem when trawling through the a pile of clothe (think you guys call it ‘thrifting’)

    Much love from the UK

    thetastelevel.blogspot.com


  • Pierre

        posted on August 15 , 2011 :

    Hi, I’ve been searching everywhere for the pair of black boots you had (model where them with the red denim jacket. They were black with leather and cloth). I called Gilt to find them. Please, Please PLEASE, can you tell me where you found those military boots???