At the time those two Americans were quick to complain that the trip was costing them a pretty penny and not what they imagined of Australia and what it would do to their American dollar wallets. Sydney, especially, is a very expensive city to live in or visit.
The good news is that the AUD is dropping in value and it's making our products much more alluring to those overseas. I had a look on the Barney's website today for bow ties ( click here ) and to be frank, we kick ass all over the selection and now our prices are far more competitive against even their house brand bow ties, especially when you factor in our regular discount offers to newsletter readers.
Perhaps 'Even Stevens' might not gel with Americans, not even Cheap As Chips (fries in the USA), but certainly Bang For Buck is a universally appreciated expression and so too is Make Hay Whilst The Sun Shines.