Oh H&M, how you have let me down.
I found this knitted wonder hanging in my wardrobe unworn and still with tags attached. Ashamed to have abandoned it for all of this time, I decided it was The Day to finally get some wear out of it.
But alas, I suddenly discover a hole in the armpit that I didn’t notice before in the shop when I bought it. A little hole mind, but an unwelcome apparition all the same. Annoyed doesn’t quite cut it. And seeing as I purchased this jumper months back, my rights to return it have expired.
Then I calmed down. It could’ve been worse, right? At least it’s only small. I’ll get my sewing skills to work and then it’ll be auf weidersehn hole!
I’d almost completely forgotten about the H&M jumper I had winging its way to me in the post. An utter impulse buy influenced by Sarah’s blog post and the amazing job she did at styling it. It eventually arrived (later than it said it would) and it was love at first sight. That was until I turned it around and found the mother of all horrors underneath one of the arms:
This wasn’t merely a hole. This wasn’t something you could just sew up and forget about. This was a crime. I don’t think my pictures do the sheer enormity of the thing justice. I was shocked how no one from H&M noticed this – surely retailers check their goods before sending? I am annoyed for multiple reasons:
- Although I will probably get some sort of refund, I guess I won’t get the p&p I paid for it back. Which sucks.
- Despite it being kiddie sized, it fitted like a glove – even the sleeves didn’t come up short (and I expected them to). It’s a shame that something that fits so well could arrive damaged – it’s like rubbing salt into the wound.
- Since ordering it online, said jumper has been reduced down even further
This has certainly affected my opinion of H&M and I can’t see myself ordering from their website again. I decided to console myself with chocolate.
Because chocolate never lets you down.
Beyond excited that MaltEaster Bunnies come in a big pack now!
Full marks to everyone who know the song reference in the title!