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To think that Orla Kiely stuff is just

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GothAnneGeddes Fri 05-Aug-11 15:06:04

...very, very overpriced versions of items you could have bought in the 60's/70's for a fraction of the price?

PickleSarnie Fri 05-Aug-11 15:09:21

Yes, but surely everything could be bought for a fraction of the price 30 to 40 years ago?!

MsAnnThroppy Fri 05-Aug-11 15:39:52

Well, yes, but since time travel isn't an option, I don't understand your beef?

FreudianSlipper Fri 05-Aug-11 16:03:49

no not at all ok is lovely

i love my duvet covers, mug, tea bag jar, sugar pot and handbag all matching looks great so stylish

catgirl1976 Fri 05-Aug-11 17:01:33

I like Orla stuff. I think its fine. You don't have to buy it if you don't like it so try not to worry too much smile

myron Fri 05-Aug-11 17:02:48

I am partial to a little OK but being naturally frugal, I wait for the sales - I've bought the midi sling handbags for half price 2 years on the trot. I've also scored some lovely OK bedlinen from TKMaxx of all places earlier in the year.

OatcakeCravings Fri 05-Aug-11 20:12:05

Not sure what point you are trying to make but I think I can help. If you don't like it or think it is too expensive then don't buy it. This is a nice and easy AIBU!

MonkeyJungleConga Fri 05-Aug-11 20:14:40

Orla Kiely - shite.

Cath Kidston - even more shite.

Not an original idea between the two of them and thousands of suckers fall for it. [sigh]

posterofawolef Fri 05-Aug-11 20:18:02

Love love love OK, can't afford it thoughsad

FreudianSlipper Fri 05-Aug-11 20:21:21

lets hope they expand the range to wellies and macs how cool will that be

MerylStrop Fri 05-Aug-11 20:24:16

It has a retro vibe but it's way prettier than most of the actual 70s stuff, and you would have been hardpressed to find patterned sheets in Egyptian cotton 40 years ago. Polyester yes.
The handbags are really very nice.

maypole1 Fri 05-Aug-11 20:36:30

Ha just brought a double duvet today half price in cargo.

So was laughing to myself the duvets look really lovely and I can wait till sheet day so I can change the sheets

YouDoTheMath Fri 05-Aug-11 22:02:49

Agree Monkey

krisskross Fri 05-Aug-11 22:05:40

is the shop cargo, just called cargo and are they online too? I fancy some half price ok stuff!

ifancyashandy Fri 05-Aug-11 22:06:31

Don't understand the current resurgence - she's Been around about 15 years. Never been a fan and think OP is right. But then I don't like the original 1960's style. Think it is boring but each to own.

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