For the last six weeks I have been trying to buy a warm, preferably wool mix charcoal grey polo or crew neck sweater to wear under a loose overshirt.
I cannot find one anywhere, but found what looked and sounded like something very similar on H&M. The price was £35, which I took as an indicator that it would be of a reasonable thickness and quality.
The sweater arrived yesterday. The package was so small and light, it would easily have gone through our average sized letterbox, with room to spare for two others and when I opened it and this 'thing' slithered out, I couldn't believe it. I slid my hand down the front and my hand and the colour of my skin was clearly visible through the exceptionally thin loose knit. What H&M described as the stitching trim around neck and rib just looked as if the had garment had been sewn together very roughly inside out using zig-zag stitch
I still cannot get my head around a reputable chain like H&M selling a garment so thin and shoddy that even a market trader wouldn't want it on its stall - and have the nerve to charge £35 for it.
Last winter I ordered a thin sweater similar to this from a pile it high and sell it cheap ebay seller. DD and I compared the two sweaters. The one I bought last year is at about three times as thick, the knit is dense and I cannot even begin to see my hand through it and it cost less than £10.
Sorry to rant, but I am still trying to believe that a reputable retailer, whose clothes I have bought in the past could sell something so exceptional shoddy and poor quality.
Needless to say it is being returned.
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