We are always on the lookout for sales but every once in a while we are surprised by a price hike. Just in time for the holiday season, Gucci has quietly raised it’s prices on some of its most popular items.
We noticed that the ubiquitous Jordaan and Brixton Loafers are now $730 from $695. Customers are reporting that other styles of shoes and bags have gone up as much as a staggering 20%.
The good thing is that not all sites have raised their prices– just yet.
We did a little roundup of online stores looking for the best deals. We decided to use the classic Jordaan as a litmus test. Take note, velvet styles are now priced everywhere for $695.
Net-A-Porter: There have been no price hikes on the Jordaan loafer on NAP– yet. Black, brown and the velvets are all priced at $695. The best part is that there is a full size range still available. We all know that won’t last long. On the downside, all of the Brixton’s have been adjusted to the new price of $730.
FarFetch: Sadly, there aren’t many deals at Farfetch either. We found one red Jordaan priced at $695 but there is only one size left. Here is that cat print again for $670 and many sizes are available We did happen to find a Brixton in pink for $630!
If you’re on the prowl, and still can’t find what you want for the old price, we suggest you call some smaller designer boutiques that carry Gucci. You might have more luck finding your size or getting a price concession.