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Small rant. What quality can you expect from a $100+ showshirt?

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  • Small rant. What quality can you expect from a $100+ showshirt?

    So I bought a few showshirts at Bevals because I wanted to look pretty showing this season. I didn't go for the most expensive ones but ended up spending $116 each on two Tailored sportsmans coolmax snapbutton shirts.

    I wore the first one to a show this weekend, I rode two horses in two classes each and this is what the shirt looked like. :-(

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...6&l=b628eadda6



    I feel ripped off as it's just not pretty at all!
    Timothy, stop lurking

  • #2
    Hundred dollars for a T-shirt ... ?
    I call that getting swindled and pimped

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    • #3
      Take them back...I would!

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      • #4
        I would definitely take them back. Usually I find the Beval customer service to be very good about helping with manufacturer issues.
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        We move pretty fast for some rabid garden snails.
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        • #5
          I also say return them. I had to return some Essex Coolmax shirts that had something similar happen around the cuffs.

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          • #6
            Take them back. That's not supposed to happen, and I can't imagine Beval wouldn't stand by you.
            "I'm not always sarcastic. Sometimes I'm asleep." - Harry Dresden

            Amy's Stuff - Rustic chic and country linens and decor
            Support my mom! She's gotta finance her retirement horse somehow.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by KateWooten View Post
              Hundred dollars for a T-shirt ... ?
              I call that getting swindled and pimped
              I call that getting tricked by a business....

              Seriously though, I think some things in horsey world are just overpriced. I refuse to pay 100 bucks for any shirt, thus the reason I hit up ebay and end of season sales.

              ETA...so my advice is definitely return it!
              Last edited by comingback; Mar. 11, 2013, 11:04 AM. Reason: actually recommending advice for this situation :)

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              • #8
                Definitely take them back!
                "IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN WE CONQUER, BUT OURSELVES." SIR EDMUND HILLARYMember of the "Someone Special To Me Serves In The Military" Clique

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                • #9
                  Return for sure.
                  www.felixfjord.blogspot.com

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                  • #10
                    You might want to contact Tailored Sportsman directly, as well, and let them know what happened with the shirt.

                    I had an issue with some snaps falling off of a snap collar show shirt after the first time I wore it (while I was in the ring). In the jumpers, if your collar is undone during a classic, you can face elimination. I contacted the company directly and explained the issue. They sent me a new shirt and even a helmet bag for my troubles. I was certainly glad that I contacted the company.

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                    • #11
                      Return it. I have 4 or 5 TS shirts and none have done anything like that. They aren't the snap collars, but even still, I can't believe that would be the quality TS wants out in the market place.
                      Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                      Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by KateWooten View Post
                        Hundred dollars for a T-shirt ... ?
                        I call that getting swindled and pimped
                        I agree with the other posters that you should return the shirt. And I would be shocked if Beval gave you any trouble about it.

                        But it's really not a T-shirt.

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                        • #13
                          She was quoting a popular song.
                          COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                          "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Chezzie View Post
                            I agree with the other posters that you should return the shirt. And I would be shocked if Beval gave you any trouble about it.

                            But it's really not a T-shirt.
                            She's quoting a song, fyi.
                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes

                            I literally sing this in my head to keep rhythm when I ride.
                            Mendokuse

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by TheJenners View Post
                              She was quoting a popular song.
                              Huh. Guess I need to get out more.

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                              • #16
                                oops TheJenners beat me to it.
                                (speaking of pop culture, every time I see your UN, I think of the Kardashians.
                                Mendokuse

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by hunterrider23 View Post
                                  She's quoting a song, fyi.
                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes

                                  I literally sing this in my head to keep rhythm when I ride.
                                  Welllllllllll...that explains why I didn't get the reference. I made it 37 seconds into the video before I had to stop.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Chezzie View Post
                                    Huh. Guess I need to get out more.
                                    Heh...I literally just heard this song for the first time a few weeks ago.
                                    Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                                    Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by RugBug View Post
                                      Heh...I literally just heard this song for the first time a few weeks ago.
                                      Since I know you have good taste in music, I feel a little better about my lack of hip-ness.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Chezzie View Post
                                        I agree with the other posters that you should return the shirt. And I would be shocked if Beval gave you any trouble about it.

                                        But it's really not a T-shirt.
                                        Agree, Beval will probably take it back no questions asked and deal with the manufacturer.
                                        ~Veronica
                                        "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
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