Re: [CR]Now Woolistic

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Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2006 17:43:02 -0800
From: "Kurt Sperry" <>
To: "David Patrick" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Now Woolistic
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On 11/26/06, David Patrick <> wrote:
> I have always loved the Woolistic jerseys from Alex Clarke, but I must
> admit that I'm very disappointed to hear that production has been shifted
> from Italy to China. I don't know, there's just some unquantifiable
> positive factor about having a vintage-style jersey that is actually made in
> Italy vs a jersey that is made in China by cheap labor. I don't assume
> there's been a price drop in the Woolistic goods to reflect the lower cost
> of production in China, has there? I know the Chinese are fully capable of
> turning out quality work, but I guess I'd just like to see these retro-style
> jerseys continue to be made in Italy.

I agree. An Italian made jersey is interesting. A similar one made in China *yawn*. If everyone buys Chinese to save a buck, they'll be no aternatives left someday.

Kurt Sperry
Bellingham WA