By Abha Bhattarai - December 24, 2019
The image on the website showed a full-length coat of buttery sheepskin and plush gray fur. Amber Bass thought the coat, which was described as being made of fake sheepskin and fur, was perfect for an upcoming trip to Chicago and, on sale at $69.99, it seemed like a steal.
But the coat she pulled from the package was lopsided, with uneven sleeves. It looked nothing like the photo on KeliSexin.com which, on closer inspection, was actually an image of a $2,495 handcrafted number by specialty retailer Overland Sheepskin.
“It was paper-thin, like it was made of felt,” said Bass, 43, an attorney in Austin. “And the fur — if it even was fur — looked like something you’d find on roadkill or a rat.”
December 2, 2019
Manufacturers and retailers worldwide fall into these three categories:
On November 30, 2019 Homer Reed Ltd., will be participating in Shop Small Saturday along with our neighbors. This marks the 10th annual holiday shopping tradition that helps bring communities together in support of your favorite small businesses & Homer Reed Ltd., will be celebrating sixty nine years in business as a family owned men's retailer.
Homer Edwin Reed was a man of class and great taste. From being one of the youngest pilots in the navy, too owning forty five ice cream carts in Chicago, too opening the first Homer Reed Ltd downtown in 1951, Homer made it his mission to enrich the lives of everyone he meets and give them the confidence they needed to succeed. Homer was an exceptional local community leader and we aim to perpetuate his mission to create a better tomorrow.