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Guys, Chinatown is soooo out. When it comes to scoring cheap luxury brand goods, it's all about bribing Federal agents. Here's where Conflict Of Interest comes in. A fictitious NYC-based government agency assigned the monumental task of confiscating "unlicensed" designer goods — its stealthy agents play sartorial Bonds, searching the world for evil villains distributing shipping containers full of high-ticket goods to the seedy underbelly of the fashion industry. But even America's finest aren't immune to a little corruption — while the brand destroys most of the seized garments, it also saves the choicest wares to sell to a select few.
Are you willing to get in on the conspiracy? We're blowing the whistle on this secret squadron — meaning you can buy a trio of crisp unisex tees — from "Bottega Veneta," "Givenchy," or "Balenciaga" — for a mere $60. We hear there's a big shipment of Chanel coming in soon — stay tuned, we'll play mole. Shop for the shirts at VFILES.
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