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Leather jacket with your coffee, sir?

TURKEY | Sunday, 4 October 2009 | Views [912] | Comments [4]

Well, this time the jube is me!!

Thought İ`d try a bit of haggling in the Kapali Carsi - the Grand Bazaar of İstanbul - only to find out that İ suck and Nunu is much better.

İ thought İ whispered to Nunu that the leather jackets looked nice, but SWOOP! The Tout came!

"Guten Tag"....(apparently Nunu looks German!)....

"hello, you want leather jacket?"

"they do look good" - stuffed it already.

We got dragged into his store and İ tried on lots of jackets, none to my Topshop-honed tastes (big cheers to Phillip).

"I have other store, you come"

We went.

"see this tag (sewn in D&G), very good, try on".

İ do - it ıs the greatest jacket İ have ever worn (sorry Gore-Tex)

"What you pay for this?"

"No idea"

"Don`t be Chinese, you speak and tell me, what price?"

"no idea mate"

"You lıke ıt?"


"then what prıce"

"I don`t know, I don`t even need a jacket"


"What you mean you don`t need a jacket? You come to my store and try on my jacket and you don`t even want jacket?"

"Yeah, I guess, I thought İ mıght like one"

"You lıke thıs one?"


"then what prıce"

"Nah, I don`t need it, İ`m traveling"

"So you do come my store and try on my jacket and you don`t even want jacket? You waste my time. I have other customers, and you waste my time, you don`t even need jacket"


Nunu bargained herself an awesome scarf. Lesson 1 complete.

Tags: jube



Nunu: 1, Leon: 0

  Chris Oct 6, 2009 1:40 AM


a white man would not have done that to you.

  sonny bill Oct 6, 2009 9:18 AM


you mean you led him up the garden path, him think he was going to make a killing?

  Booce Oct 6, 2009 9:36 AM


Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

  nasir Oct 29, 2009 8:25 PM

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