There’s an amazing Ossie Clark snakeskin coat on eBay.
As you might recall, I have the jacket version.
Unfortunately, the coat is part of a “live auction.” I’ve never bid in one of those on eBay because of all the extra charges. In this case, the “buyer’s premium” is 22.5%! Plus, I don’t like this bullshit: “Most major credit card brands are accepted, however a 3% surcharge will be added to cover the charge made to us by our bank. There is a surcharge of 3.1% for American Express payments.” If you want to cover that charge, I say make your reserve price higher. But making a big production over it is tacky.
My opinion: Bid very carefully, and only if you’ve been CRAVING an Ossie snakeskin piece.
Make Do & Mend says
Good info -its such a pain.
mind you I don’t do snakeskin so no lust over this! I’m scared of snakes…
Miss Janey says
It’s certainly gorgeous, as is Miss Wendy’s. Undoubtedly someone will disregard all the extra charges adn BS to make it her own.
In theory I would sell my soul for that stunning coat that is so “me” it hurts, but unless I get a call from Satan during the “live auction”, it ain’t happening.
Kira Fashion says
yours and the overcoat are really fancy! classic!!
Sharon Rose says
Hi Wendy-just as well you have your jacket already! You might have been seriously tempted otherwise, maybe?
pistols at dawn says
I like snakeskin, because I hate snakes and knowing they’ve died.
Love your short version. You are the Queen of eBay, Wendy! How do you find such great stuff?
Iheartfashion, I’ve favorited lots of searches over the years. I just have to remember to check them!
It looks incredible.
(I agree with you, just pad the price, you chiselers! Don’t nickel and dime us to death!)
I just read pistols’ comment, and his comment reminds me of some comments from our Zoo trip. I wonder if he was hovering behind us, eavesdropping!
^^^ Nah, the restraining order forces him to keep a distance of 150 feet.
Sister Wolf says
Oh jesus, that coat is the fucking holy grail. Thank goodness I’m not in the income bracket to even consider buying it.
Wendy B, have you seen the python coat and matching hat worn by pimp-turned-preacher “The Bishop?” It’s a stunning get-up!
THE HOUSE OF STYLE says
that jacket is amazing my dear!!!!