Working mom of 3
- Oct 31, 2007
I really wanted to get a wallet to go with my new 32cm black Kelly in togo w/PHW. And so I ventured into H on Madison Ave this morning, figuring it should be a bit slower since it was still early, and I would get an attentive SA. And yes, all the SAs were extremely helpful despite it being the busiest shopping time of the year. And I asked to see a Kelly wallet. There was one -- black with GHW. I thought I should be thrilled to be offered one, but I wasn't... I thought it would look too matchy-matchy with my bag. I want some color in my collection. As tough as it was, I put it down... and asked to see the bearns. And immediately fell in love with a lilas mysore goatskin with PHW. My favorite color is lilac!!! My sweater and even my boots I was wearing today were lilac!!! It was fated to be!! I was just about to ask the SA to ring it up when I noticed a slight discoloration by the strap. I asked the SA about it, and she went back to see what could be done about it. I was then told the dreaded news that because it was starting to show signs of patina, while it was on the floor, that it is H's policy not to sell imperfect merchandise. I then told her I would take it, imperfect or not, but she put it away. I asked, "What going to happen to it?" to which I received the reply that it would be shipped to Paris for destruction. WTF??!!! Destroy that beauty??? and to make matters worse, that color does not exist anymore and they stopped using that color in production!!! I was so disappointed that I didn't even buy myself a consolation wallet in another color. I WAS SO IN LOVE WITH THAT COLOR. Nothing even came close -- not potiron, not shocking rose, not blue jean. I was that despondent. And I left empty handed...