the Valentino dream

Everyone knows that my favorite place to shop is Loehmanns. Well last week I was perusing the sales rack when I came across a satin rose Valentino pencil skirt.
I think I stopped breathing for about 5 minutes.
It was originally $299 marked down to $224 with 50% off of that. Plus I had a coupon for 20% off any one item and my 10% of membership card which brought the skirt down to about $75!
I rushed and tried it on. Yeah is was a little tight but I could walk in it. I stared at myself in the mirror in awe of what I was about to do.
My first Valentino piece. OMFG!

I went home and tried it on again. Only this time I attempted to SIT DOWN.
(insert sh!t face here)
O_o
That’s when I knew. Thats when I knew, the skirt was going back!
I could barely sit!
I rarely return items but this Valentino dream has got to be returned.
So close…yet so far away.
Have you ever had to return something you loved so much?
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Monroe
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15 Comments

  1. January 7, 2012 / 3:31 am

    oh no! it’s so sad you had to return it! It’s so beautiful :((((( But I can see why. silk isn’t really a stretchy fabric so sitting could be complicated haha
    Great post! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. January 7, 2012 / 3:48 am

    OOh, it’s nice.
    I have had to return shoes a lot. Because I say screw it, they should be uncomfortable. But I am getting too old to be in pain. I don’t want to be restricted to only orthopedic shoes in my golden years!

    As for the skirt, I always feel that if something is meant for me, it’ll be there. Don’t worry, you will find a skirt that’s meant for you. Maybe one that you will love even more!

  3. January 7, 2012 / 5:10 am

    Loehmann’s is my fave store too, so sad that the Valentino skirt didn’t work out for you. Thats a was a great deal too!!! You got me wanting to see what deals i can find on the racks, but i need to stay out the stores been shopping Aa little too much!

  4. January 7, 2012 / 8:37 am

    Wow…gorgeous!Love it!

  5. January 7, 2012 / 7:49 pm

    It is a beautiful skirt, but you have done right taking it back, after all you have to live in it.
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  6. January 8, 2012 / 12:16 am

    So close…. I have to say the Loehmann’s that I’ve been to here in FL was nothing to write home about. No wonder it closed.

  7. January 9, 2012 / 3:18 pm

    Nice skirt, sucks it didn’t fit.

  8. January 9, 2012 / 5:17 pm

    awww what a nice find! too bad. I get that way sometimes.

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