Friday, 23 October 2009

goyard trunks outside mount street store


i whizzed past mount street earlier, and the above sight greeted me along the way. i ran across the road to have a better look, and nearly got ran over by a cyclist. well worth the run over, as goyard put out four trunks outside their store. real functioning trunks, not dummies. and as i marveled and drooled all over the floor, i glimpsed that the shop assistant gave me an approving smile, and then carried on with what he was doing.

then i realised, what a great idea that is. it's often intimidating, for the casual shopper and aspirational buyer, to walk into a shop to have a look see. by having the trunks outside, passer-bys can have a feel and closely examine the intricate workmanship. i had a great time examining every inch of the trunks, though thoughts of how to run away with one was constantly echoing in my head.

a fascinating way to engage their audience indeed.



for those around the area, do swing by to have a look see. the trunks are really amazing.

and dear maison goyard: when you are done with the display pieces and looking to dispose them, i'll gladly help. i wouldn't say no to seconds!


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8 comments:

  1. I never care much for Goyard bags but their trunks make me giddy.

    I want one. Someday.

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  2. Ahhh - you could not have put it any clearer.

    its so true. I will our LV shop here in south africa - johannesburg would do that. You walk in there and it feels so unwelcoming, maybe they should take out more of their trunks.

    Promise i wont run away with one lol!!!
    Vincent Zondo
    Joburg

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  3. What if it rains suddnely? I appreciate the idea though.

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  4. Today was perfect weather in London for October so perhaps there will be no sidewalk display tomorrow if the outlook is bleak weather wise...

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  5. Sure enough it was raining today when I walked past, hah hah!

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  6. blakey: did they keep the trunks today??

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  7. I visited the shop yesterday. It was still raining at the time I arrived but they still left all these trunks right there.

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what's he wearing?