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Writing on children's clothes, naff?

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TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:20:54

'Mummy's little monster", "I love the flowers" "Number 1 babe" and "Roar roar!" ...

Am I being unreasonable to think it's a little bit naff? Pictures, great, but not keen on writing all over kids clothes.

ShamefulPlaceMarker Tue 08-Mar-16 07:21:55

Yanbu. I hate character clothes too

Sirzy Tue 08-Mar-16 07:22:30

I'm not keen but as long as it's not an inappropriate Slogan then each to their own.

SoupDragon Tue 08-Mar-16 07:22:43

You canthinkwhat you like. It doesn't mean you are right.

It's called personal taste.

TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:23:33

It bothers me because the only cheap shop I can buy clothes without writing all over is H&M. Otherwise it's mini Boden which can be £££

fastdaytears Tue 08-Mar-16 07:23:34

Surely you can't have an issue with "if you think I'm cute you should see my mummy"? shock

FigMango1 Tue 08-Mar-16 07:24:02

What Soup said.

What's it to you? Don't dress your kids in it, but don't bitch about others.

AStreetcarNamedBob Tue 08-Mar-16 07:25:02

Yep so naff. I selectively shop at Next as some of their pieces are plain and Jojo and John Lewis own brand

WaitrosePigeon Tue 08-Mar-16 07:25:35

Naff. Especially the Disney stuff blush

Sirzy Tue 08-Mar-16 07:26:30

I have never had s trouble buying slogan free t shirts from any cheaper shops.

FigMango1 Tue 08-Mar-16 07:27:21

Only H&M? Really? I have seen non slogan clothes in every single shop.

iamtotallyserious Tue 08-Mar-16 07:28:40

Each to their own but I also think it's naff and don't buy them for my children. I go to John Lewis, Gap, Petit Bateau, Trotters and Boden to avoid. There are also some lovely small French kids clothes shops near where I live (central London). I actually also don't really like pictures blush

I was born 30 years too late.

redhat Tue 08-Mar-16 07:29:56

Oh come on OP, I saw a "my daddy's jealous because I suck mummy's boobies all day" babygro the other week. Surely you don't have a problem with that?

LindyHemming Tue 08-Mar-16 07:30:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:31:53

We have an asda close by and they sell 3 packs of t-shirts and a very reasonable price. The top one will be fine, but the two underneath covered in bloody writing.

Ones which don't are from more expensive shops, it's frustrating on a budget.

MyNameIsSuz Tue 08-Mar-16 07:32:46

I hate it too, but have never had a problem avoiding it in shops like Sainsbury's etc. Obviously they do sell slogan stuff too, but not exclusively.

Sirzy Tue 08-Mar-16 07:35:16

m.direct.asda.com/george/kids/tops-t-shirts/2-pack-cobalt-t-shirts/G005361494,default,pd.html

2 plain t shirts for £4. Not sure how much more budget you want! That took approximately 30 seconds to find

thenewaveragebear1983 Tue 08-Mar-16 07:36:45

Someone gave me babygro with 'I only cry when ugly people hold me' on it. Went straight to the charity shop. I manage to get slogan free clothes from lots of places, tu, tesco, nutmeg are all cheap. My ds does like pictures though. I also hate maternity wear with writing on it.

OhShutUpThomas Tue 08-Mar-16 07:36:58

I think they're awful too.

But for future reference, saying 'naff' is now also naff wink

TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:37:49

I got the mini Boden catalogue through yesterday so have been sitting reading it this morning. I was thinking oh what lovely prints and colours, no writing but £14.50 for a bloody t-shirt! <off to hunt for a discount voucher>

EmpressOfTheVulvaCupcakes Tue 08-Mar-16 07:39:31

I never really got the writing / brand logos on clothes thing full stop tbh. Other people obviously do but it just looks strange to me.

TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:39:49

Ah ha! Thank you Sirzy, they must be cottoning on that not everyone likes it!

I chose naff as I was purposefully trying to be carefully what word I used and couldn't think of another one half asleep

Sirzy Tue 08-Mar-16 07:41:33

I don't think is a case of just cottoning on, Ds is 6 and in the last 6 years I have never had an issue

Smoothyloopy Tue 08-Mar-16 07:42:22

I've managed to buy non-slogan & slogan, sorry if that makes my children naff, in cheaper shops including the supermarkets.

TrueBlu Tue 08-Mar-16 07:42:57

I've always found it really difficult in asda and Sainsburys.

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