Would you buy a 'Chanel' brand helmet or crop? - The Horse Forum

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post #1 of 22 Old 06-28-2013, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Would you buy a 'Chanel' brand helmet or crop?

My sister has recently pointed out that the 'high fashion' brand Chanel has created a whole Equestrian line, helmets, crops, show jackets, boots, etc. probably at disgustingly high prices considering you have to call for pricing details

They don't look too fancy to me...

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post #2 of 22 Old 06-28-2013, 06:54 PM
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I would buy the helmets if I was filthy rich.

A horse of course!
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post #3 of 22 Old 06-28-2013, 07:09 PM
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I read somewhere those Helmets were 10,000.00

Someone fell of their Horse without a helmet when the came up with that price

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I can't imagine anybody paying that kind of money for a brand name
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I keep picturing a $10K helmet with a $500 dollar horse...which reminds me of the southern saying when referring to expensive accouterments on something cheap..."that's like putting designer jeans on a K-mart a$$"...
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I think a Chanel crop would be kinda cute, but I've got more important things to spend my money on. Like hay.

ETA: BLEH! That first helmet is awful! I kinda like the second one though.
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Hmmm no, but I've yet to see a pair of jewel encrusted spurs....real jewels....I'd go for a pair of those.....got to stab and roll in style ya know
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Maybe if I was filthy rich and had nothing better to spend my money on. ;)

Honestly though, they don't look 'high fashion'. Pull off the Chanel logo and you have your basic helmets and crops.
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I need Chanel equestrian gear like I need another hole in my head.....but I want it!!!!
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Somebody should call for a quote and see how much these things really do run...
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