Several months ago I ordered some shirts from Shade.
Now, let me be clear: I love Shade.
So they were having a sale, or something, and I perused their clearance items, chose a few, chose a few more, and checked out. Included in the sale were some maternity tops that I can only guess they were phasing out select colors, so, though I was not currently pregnant, I grabbed a few. When they arrived, I tried a couple on, and they thankfully didn't fit. So I stuck them all, packaging included, in the back of my closet for future use.
And completely forgot about them.
Luckily, as I was looking for my skirt on Sunday that had somehow fallen off it's hanger, (or, heaven forbid, had never gotten hung up) I stumbled upon them and joyously wore one to church.
But today, when I went to put on another one, I noticed it has a dime-sized hole in the side/back.
Now, their return policy for defective items is a fairly standard 30 days. But it has been much longer than that. I called the customer service number and she said that I could probably exchange it, if I paid return shipping, but they no longer have my size in that color/style, and everything else I might want costs twice as much.
So, do I return it and buy something else?
Do I attempt to patch it?
Do I just call it a loss and find another use for the fabric?
What would YOU do?