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Is a $20 hoodie just as good as a $60 hoodie?

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Is a $20 hoodie just as good as a $60 hoodie? by


Macklemore Thrift Shop


The question of whether or not clothing companies have been charging erroneous prices for clothing that is clearly not worth it has been in debate for as long as it has been happening. There are several markets where prices aren't parallel to the quality of the product we are being given. The first two that come to my mind are clothing and wine. I don't even like wine so let's talk clothing.

Let's start it off with a quote from Macklemore's hit song "Thrift Shop"
They be like “Oh that Gucci, that’s hella tight”
I’m like “Yo, that’s fifty dollars for a t-shirt”
Limited edition, let’s do some simple addition
Fifty dollars for a t-shirt, that’s just some ignorant bitch shit
I call that getting swindled and pimped, shit
I call that getting tricked by business


So back to the original question, why pay $60 for a hoodie when you can buy a $20 hoodie. I do agree that some hoodies provide qualities that the $20 ones don't. Under Armour makes great hoodies, some that are water-resistant, some soft-shell ones and some that are more comfortable etc... But even most of these are only about $40. Then, on the other hand, I see regular zip up sweatshirts with a logo or design on it and they sell for $80. I'm not sure if this is the brand or the retailer, or both, pushing the price up this high but I don't understand the point in buying it. You can literally buy 4 sweatshirts for the price of that one and they will be they same quality. I mean Champion started the hoody and I've never seen them selling hoodies for more than $30 and most are about $20 so why go for anything else? 

But who am I to talk. That song has over 100 million views on YouTube and I'm sure nobody even listens to the lyrics and just thinks that it's a catchy song with no actual point to it. I don't think this will ever stop and I'm sure companies will just continue to push the prices up further but I'm just shining some light on the situation...

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