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New Dunhill "Inspired"

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  1. npod

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    Checkout the fabulous new Dunhill line of clothing!

    According to the Dunhill site:
    Lightweight jackets, casualwear and leather accessories. A new collection inspired by the precious stones and minerals of archive dunhill lighters.

    "Archive Dunhill Lighers". LMAO. Clothing inspired by smoking accessories, which the company divorced itself from. Now trying to capitalize on "heritage" without mentioning true history.

    Feast your eyes boys!

    Neal
    Posted 3 months ago #
  2. npod

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    But I did notice this gal looks good carrying a small "inspired" Dunhill purse.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Well, thanks for pointing out that I simply don't understand this world much anymore

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Oh, brother. I almost typed bother. That's the business they're in, and have been for decades. For folks who have money to unload.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Things to not be caught dead in. Check.

    Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you.
    -Edward Teach
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Someone has to photoshop a tree growing out of a purse or whatever that garbage is.

    Ubi Ignis Est?
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Not for me, brothers.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    I have to believe there’s an element of malice here. “How stupid can we make people look while still getting them to shell out obscene amounts of money?”

    Of course you could argue this is economic Darwinism at work.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    How about a smoking jacket?

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    One should parse the ad. The inspirations are the minerals and precious stones and not the lighters themselves.

    A man without a shillelagh is a man without an expedient.
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    And you people pay for birth-year Dunhill pipes. Pssshhhh. I have a Dunhill-inspired birthday suit and it cost me not a penny!

    "An thou hast them, smoketh them!" -An Old Philosopher
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Strange attire to be going bowling.

    “Bipartisan usually means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out.” – George Carlin
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    He looks like a guy from Dumb and Dumber...searching for a bridge to jump from.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    #metrosexual lol

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    What is up with that guys haircut lol, that is the worst chili bowl cut I have ever seen, and I've seen some bad ones. I used to want a dunhill just to say I had one, but with the direction they are heading I'm thinking they are better off being used as bonsai pots.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    And you people pay for birth-year Dunhill pipes. Pssshhhh. I have a Dunhill-inspired birthday suit and it cost me not a penny!

    Please, I beg you, do not show us your white spot

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    I'm thinking they are better off being used as bonsai pots.

    Please, I beg you, do not show us your white spot

    I was thinking the same thing!

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Once again for all the new members who are not aware, "alfred dunhill" has no relationship with what remains of "Dunhill". "White Spot" pipes are produced by heirs of Alfred Dunhill. "dunhill", note the lowercase "d", is a vendor of luxury items and owned by a Swiss company. Some on this site fail to make the distinction, I'm sure leaving new members thinking anything "Dunhill", "dunhill", "alfred dunhill", etc. are one and the same.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    What is up with that guys haircut lol, that is the worst chili bowl cut I have ever seen

    After paying $695 for his bowling ball bag he can't afford a haircut.

    https://www.dunhill.com/us/backpacks_cod45380278fr.html

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Warren thanks for the clarification, I had no idea.Thats why I so enjoy this fourm, so much to learn. Also no way in hell am I paying that much for a drawstring bag.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    I am completely with Warren here. My intention on this post was not to bash Dunhill pipes. And yes not everyone knows the convoluted history that is involved with this brand.

    Notice the quotes in the title. The “Inspired” is the key here. And Warren is the only one who picked it up. The luxury brand line of D(d)unhill made an entire line of clothing that is inspired from minerals and materials used in the past to make Dunhill lighters. That is noteworthy because they have faught long legal battles to divorce themselves from all things tobacco and pipe related over the years, resulting in “white spot” as a separate entity. And now they they are inspired to tap into a rich history of tobacco lighters as a marketing strategy. I find this intriguing. The funny clothes and bags are just examples and not a judgement on my part.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    What world is this from???

    And, who is that guy with the bowl-cut hairdo? He looks like the "grown-up version" of the kid from junior high school who was voted as: "Most likely to receive a wedgie in the cafeteria, while the school Principal laughs and does nothing. - Sherm Natman

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    ^

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Nothing I can add, dammit. Crazy world, no?

    I know that you believe you understood what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    (Today's) DUNHILL®™ SUCKS!

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Granted,I'm feeling something snobbish today,Did I wrong buying another day a brand new Dunhill Ring Grain in England, And Yes,it hurts to confess it did cost me a bundle of bucks so in all probability I cant afford no hair cuts for some time to come yet due to this rather reckless action,I afraid I'm forced to be satisfied with cheaper tobacco brands.Nontheless, Once I've gotten this very pipe inspected and some photos done I'm fixing to bring it to Your discerned observation,if it deserves to be shown, no without that,

    Paul The Scandinavian'
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Safe to say that we're not their target audience!

    Al

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

    Dunhill will return.
    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Granted,I'm feeling something snobbish today,Did I wrong buying another day a brand new Dunhill Ring Grain in England

    That's ok...as long as you didn't buy any Dunhill clothing or fashion accessories to go with it.

    Safe to say that we're not their target audience!

    But it's scary to think that there apparently is a target audience out there somewhere.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  30. paulie66scandinavian

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    @ Brian64,Nope, I'm rely on more traditional looking garments,be it from England or U.S(sheplers.com)
    but Yes ,now when the pipe came in and after my initial smoke I only can say it performs wonderfully,nontheless,based on my limited experience these todays Dunhills aren't anything superior to brands like Castellos or Ascortis.So to say sure them are overpriced something like $100

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    Safe to say that we're not their target audience!

    I think we are as far removed from that audience as possible. Also somebody please get that guy a hamburger.

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    The Addams Family lost episode, "Lurch Goes Bowling".

    Posted 3 months ago #
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    ^

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    I have roving around in the clutter on my dresser a tiny vial of Dunhill men's scent folded in a small gray cardboard folder with Dunhill printed on the front. I've never worn it, and I don't remember ever smelling it. My wife got it from some cosmetics counter as a free gift with something she bought. It's from the other Dunhill world, the one that makes a lot of money for its stockholders or private owners. Boutique brands are a huge industry, and seemingly pipes are not.

    Posted 3 months ago #

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