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Quarterly Co Nina Garcia


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#Post 1 of 1935 OFFLINE   Agona

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 09:22 AM

Hey, I was just wondering if anyone had any thoughts on the Quarterly Co Nina Garcia box? It's a $100/quarter, but I am having a hard time taking the bite without any spoilers. I was curious as to how many have ended up signing up for it. Thanks!



#Post 2 of 1935 OFFLINE   MissMonica

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:04 AM

I'm so on the fence for this one...it's hard to justify with no spoilers and no past history, though!



#Post 3 of 1935 OFFLINE   Deareux

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:08 AM

I'm also super curious about this. But my eyes have been set for the Bill Nye The Science Guy Quarterly Co.



#Post 4 of 1935 OFFLINE   CAPSLOCK

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:47 AM

This is pretty easy for me to say "no" to, as most of the quarterly boxes are valued at less than the amount paid.



#Post 5 of 1935 OFFLINE   naturalactions

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:51 AM

Based on the article/interview with Nina that My Subscription Addiction found talking about the box, I am going to take the plunge.

 

http://www.mysubscri...-quarterly.html

 

here is the link for those that have not seen it.



#Post 6 of 1935 OFFLINE   AshJs3

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:56 AM

I'm interested in this one too. I think I'll wait and see what's in the first box though.

 


#Post 7 of 1935 OFFLINE   wendylouwho

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 11:47 AM

I ordered it! I hope it's awesome. I'm intrigued by the "exclusive jewelry item".  It would be badass if they had stuff from Project Runway winners or contestants. 



#Post 8 of 1935 OFFLINE   chachithegreat

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 04:37 PM

I ordered it last week and I am kind of nervous about this one. It's a hefty price for an untested box. Especially since I don't like most of the Quarterly boxes. 



#Post 9 of 1935 OFFLINE   boxesandboxes

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 05:33 PM

I took the plunge.  Sounds like something will be "cultural" - since culture influences fashion.  That in addition to the jewelry.   read both those hints somewhere. Should be fun!  No spoilers for me on this one!



#Post 10 of 1935 OFFLINE   ydlr20

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 07:50 PM

I took the plunge as well. I'm a fan of PR, so I'm excited for this box. It's a bit pricey, so hopefully it worth every penny...and more :-)

#Post 11 of 1935 OFFLINE   natashaia

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 08:43 AM

I'm debating this! i may have to wait for the first one! 



#Post 12 of 1935 OFFLINE   CuriouslyAmanda

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 10:42 AM

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Originally Posted by natashaia View Post
 

I'm debating this! i may have to wait for the first one! 

I'm somewhat ignorant on fashion (which is why a box would be a good idea for me) - can someone give me a summary (or point me to a few links) of what sort of style Nina Garcia has?

 

The Quarterly boxes are not going to be value boxes (their value generally falls right around what you pay) but they are great in that the items are curated really well. If Nina's style jives with mine then it would be worth it.


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#Post 13 of 1935 OFFLINE   boxesandboxes

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 10:45 AM

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Originally Posted by CuriouslyAmanda View Post
 

I'm somewhat ignorant on fashion (which is why a box would be a good idea for me) - can someone give me a summary (or point me to a few links) of what sort of style Nina Garcia has?

 

The Quarterly boxes are not going to be value boxes (their value generally falls right around what you pay) but they are great in that the items are curated really well. If Nina's style jives with mine then it would be worth it.

It doesn't have to be literal either - she references somewhere that culture influences fashion. So an item may have a theme of culture.



#Post 14 of 1935 OFFLINE   IffB

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:34 PM

According to Liz at www.mysubscriptionaddiction.com - love her blog - the value of this box will be considerably higher than $100.... Decisions, decisions.

#Post 15 of 1935 OFFLINE   IffB

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:43 PM

Wrong quote [/quote]

#Post 16 of 1935 OFFLINE   IffB

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:44 PM

Based on the article/interview with Nina that My Subscription Addiction found talking about the box, I am going to take the plunge. http://www.mysubscri...-quarterly.html here is the link for those that have not seen it.



#Post 17 of 1935 OFFLINE   boxesandboxes

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:23 PM

She said on Quarterly Facebook - "it will be centered around one of my favorite trends for this fall..."



#Post 18 of 1935 OFFLINE   susanleia

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:24 PM

I'm debating this pretty hard. The Popsugar Neiman Marcus box is out for me, $250 is over my limit but I'm considering this. I love Nina Garcia's style and I am interested in a more fashion-focused sub. A spoiler would put me over the edge one way or another.



#Post 19 of 1935 OFFLINE   rachelshine

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:43 PM

I totally agree re: spoiler. I just want one little taste of what we should expect Nina! I love her style, always effortlessly chic, but not sure if 1 piece of jewelry is enough to convince me!


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#Post 20 of 1935 OFFLINE   CuriouslyAmanda

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:44 PM

Quarterly seems to be really good about never slipping with spoilers. (And they would never send out a spoiler on purpose.) I wouldn't count on one. 


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