Monday, July 19, 2010
Then I hit Goodwill and came across a Vilebrequin boy's swimsuit. Here's where the music would play if I knew how to add it in HTML.
I've been hoping to stumble across one of these for several years now. Why, you ask? What's all the tizzy over a swimsuit? That's what I thought when I sold my first one on eBay. I was fundraising for our local JCC and someone gave me a new Vilebrequin men's swimsuit to sell. Can't remember what it looked like, but it was on the ugly side. These suits are bright, bold and tend toward the obnoxious side (note the slightly scary looking chimp on this one). But they are from France. And they've been written about in the New York Times as the suit to have in the Hamptons. Need I say more? Ok, I will. These suits retail for over $100. I sold that new one for something like $140. Within weeks I stumbled across one at the Salvation Army for $2. This one was not new, but in great shape. Bubblegum pink. But not new. In other words it was a used swimsuit, which, quite frankly I find a bit skanky, but to each his own. Needless to say I washed the suit, then sold it for $75.