This is why I hate shopping. My pants ripped at work today and I had to go buy pants at ross on my lunch. In my size they carry either granny jeans or jeans styles not meant for women my size and neither are made for a woman with a booty. The one pair I found that fit my rear were fucking skinny legged jeans... Big girls should not wear skinny legged jeans. So I spent $20 I didnt have on a pair of jeans I will never wear again. if I wash them can I return them?
I'm fat and I wear skinny jeans. I pretty much operate on the principle that everyone can wear what they want as long as they're ok with being silently judged, and since I give nary a shit about being silently judged, it works out pretty well.
I dont care what others think, its what I think that matters. My new office bathroom has a full length mirror, since I have a big ass and no chest I couldnt help but realize I was shaped like a diamond. Big ass girls with big thighs just look better in boot cut or slightly flaired legged jeans.
You may still have no issue returning them in this state based on the leniency of each stores interpretation of the return policy and/or the competency of the associate doing the return (which at this point with new holiday hires in most stores may be low anyways), so it's your call if you wanna try it still.
Sorry about your 20 bucks, but I would just keep them and try to sell them on ebay or something.
Sorry for the rant, but I work retail, and it's the holidays. There is a lot of Gross going on out there right now...
But Happy Holidays, and Have a Good Day! :D <fake retail face!
Don't feel bad returning them if you can't afford to spend money on something you'll never wear, which is totally understandable. Keeping a store employee from being put out for 2 seconds is no reason to put yourself in a bad financial situation.
How is twenty or so people possibly having tried on the pants before you buy them all that different from someone wearing them for a couple hours?
You bought the product, you used the product. You shouldnt return it unless there was an actual quality problem with the item. You made the decision to spend the money. The store shouldnt have to potentially damage out an item, because you needed to borrow a pair of pants for a few hours.
And yes, I work at a store where we would damage out an item if there was any question of it even being worn, because it is unfair for the next customer to pay full price for something that was used and returned. I wouldnt want to buy something someone had worn around and done god knows what in. Not saying anything specific about Loca, I am sure you're a lovely clean person. But still.
at radioshack, we would wrap returned items in shrink wrap, but normally they were not wrapped in shrink wrap if they were new. never made any sense because people would purposefully pick the boxes with shrink wrap.
Eating food and wearing pants is sooooo NOT the same thing.
I honestly wanna know how bad the rip in Loca's original pants were... Like big cartoonish hole in the butt exposing your brightly colored under garments, or like a seam come unsewn that could have been stapled shut?
I have and would go the staple route if I was that hard up for cash and needed an emergency repair. I have also hand sewn a rip in a skirt once at work. Rather than buy something I didnt have the money for.
I used to work at Record Town/FYE and Suncoast, and hated it when customers returned open softcore porn videos.
Sorry Loca, but I'm defending you.
The correct analogy here is "I spent 10 bucks on lunch and the food wasn't pleasant to eat." In which circumstances you're generally somewhat entitled to ask for a refund.
I'm sorry, but everyone has problems finding clothes that perfectly fit their bodies, short, tall, skinny, fat. No one is the same size. Body size has nothing to do with quality of the garment. Yes, limited options in an emergency situation suck, but you still made the descision to purchase something, knowing full well you wouldnt use it again.
God, it was an emergency. You are being a bitch about this.
Hey, I gave her tips on trying to return it if she was going to. I'm just making the point that I don't think it's the right thing to do. But that is my opinion, developed distinctly from years of retail experience. Everyone has their right to one.
No need to resort to name calling.
No, she's right, you're being a total fucking cunt.
Working in retail you should have developed some understanding of the fact that shit gets returned. Yes, you mark it as a loss. It's called the cost of doing business. If the pants were decent, she'd probably keep them. The store should try to order less stupid clothes and you should get down off the fucking cross.
I have no problem with people returning shit they think is fucking ugly, as long as they hadnt worn it first. Trust me my store sells plenty of ugly, ill fitting clothes that get returned and yes that is the fault of our buyers for doing a shitty job. We'll take that loss. But once you wear it, it's yours. I've gotten stuck with plenty of clothes that I've worn once and they didnt fit right or wear as well as they should have but once that tag is off, I'd never take it back. Just a personal belief. But I do have quite a thriving EBAY business reselling shit that I didn't like. So I usually make up my losses on the other side.
Well, no, that's not correct. You can't always tell whether or not something is going to suck just from wearing it for two minutes. I've had shirts that felt fine at first but after several hours I realized were brutally uncomfortable or itchy or ill-fitting or fucking whatever. You're telling me that I should just suck it up and donate it and accept the loss myself because you put out an unsatisfactory product?
I don't know what line of work you're going into, but I hope it's not selling things because you have a fundamental lack of understanding of doing business.
Donating items to the less fortunate is never a loss.
Everything I do involves sales and I do pretty well for myself. Fundamental lack of understanding business or not.
Randy: a finicky dresser
Having worked in retail for years, I have no idea why you would even care what people bring back? Unless you work for a small boutique, why would you take any of this personally?
Strangely enough, I agree. In most retail you could give two shits what comes back and the state it comes back in. Company's problem, not the employee's.
Am I in the Twilight Zone?
And I don't take anything personally. I have worked in retail for about 9 non-consecutive years, previously in a small shop owned by a husband and wife who counted every item returned as a personal loss, and now in a mid-level mall brand store where we damage out about an average of 200 dollars of merchandise a day. Will this have a major impact on the company... not in the slightest. But that doesnt change how I feel about wearing and returning merchandise.
Booked an appointment to bleach & tone my hair...I'm hoping they can get it light enough in one go so that I can do my pastel on top of it (dye's in the mail!), but I highly doubt it since I'm starting from reeeeeally dark hair. Ah well, I can bleach it again myself in a couple weeks if I need to.
Are you dyeing it lavender? :)
I haven't decided if I'm doing it pale pink or lavender first. I suspect it will depend on the bleaching: if I can get it almost white, I'll go purple; if it won't budge past pale yellow, I'll have to do the pink first ('cause pink can go over pale yellow without ill effects).