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If a fashion designer devises something rather different from
is the "normal range" for that designer, he or she might not have
idea as to whether or not a lot of customers would be
interested in it.
But if one in that style was actually made, and given a formal
(#1, of course), someone will probably buy it just
is guaranteed to be unique (at least until the designer gets
positive feedback about the style to decide to produce it in
Even then, though, the buyer of the original item has bragging
because of owning Serial #1 of that item.
||Many of the top design houses, when making more
than one of something, use serial numbers. You need
to upgrade your shopping experience, [Vernon].
||[MaxwellBuchanan], you may be missing the point here.
The Idea is about making just ONE item, then waiting for
feedback about whether or not to make more. Sure, if the
designer is making some variation of a known popular
thing, I can see it being reasonable to assume that lots of
them can be made without market research, and of course
given serial numbers. But this Idea is about experimental
styles regarding which the designer has no notion if it will
||//when making more than one of something// sounds like your own shopping habits are slipping too, [max].
||//you may be missing the point here//
||Well, designers do generally just make one, and then
run it down the catwalk to see if it's popular.
||//sounds like your own shopping habits are slipping
too// I never buy one-offs. When you hit that happy
jackpot of finding a good tailor _and_ a good cloth, it
makes much more sense to have half a dozen suits
run up at the same time.
||Well I suppose that makes sense, if you don't retain your tailors on staff.
||Many are assemblies of duct tape, glue, card board, and spray paint. The 2nd one made is likely a better fitting better made item and might be a real wearable garment.