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AIBU for not want to spend a fortune clothing Baby Annabell?

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helsabels Sun 28-Aug-16 20:57:35

We recently bought our DD a baby Annabell which she absolutely loves. Unfortunately her love for Annabell means she's been dragged everywhere and her clothes are very grubby and worn. When I looked into getting a spare outfit I couldn't believe how expensive they are (£10-£20). AIBU? And can anyone recommend other more affordable options?

eyebrowsonfleek Sun 28-Aug-16 20:58:35

Think Annabel fits Newborn sized clothes for human babies.

MrsJoeyMaynard Sun 28-Aug-16 20:58:53

Is baby Annabel big enough to fit into normal baby clothes? If so, you might be able to pick up a cheap sleepsuit?

TheWitTank Sun 28-Aug-16 21:00:20

Tiny baby clothes (pick up second hand from eBay). Much cheaper!

TinklyLittleLaugh Sun 28-Aug-16 21:00:36

My DDs' Baby Annabelles wore teeny tiny supermarket baby clothes. Think my mum knitted them some bits too.

PitchFork Sun 28-Aug-16 21:01:43

ikea has some dolls clothes

CatchingBabies Sun 28-Aug-16 21:02:11

I bought a bundle of prem baby clothes second hand of eBay dirt cheap and now baby annabell has a wardrobe full! Prem nappies also fit if your DD decides she wants those also.

CaptainCrunch Sun 28-Aug-16 21:02:20

DD was heavily into Baby Born. I used to get stuff from boot sales and eBay for it.

CocktailQueen Sun 28-Aug-16 21:02:26

Premature/tiny baby clothes! Get some bundles on eBay smile

Lizmay12 Sun 28-Aug-16 21:04:20

We found some tiny baby clothes in a charity shop that fit perfectly. It was only 50p per item.

Ham69 Sun 28-Aug-16 21:11:14

I dressed my DD's baby annabelle with clothes from Ebay. Got some great bargains. If relatives asked what DD wanted for bday/Christmas I'd direct them to frillylily I quite enjoyed a browse myself, such cute outfits!

Ham69 Sun 28-Aug-16 21:19:49

Oops, didn't mean to add link. Meant to just type frilly lily. Have reported myself to MMHQ to see if I can edit!

Cheby Sun 28-Aug-16 21:22:27

I got a massive bundle of tiny baby clothes on eBay for £6. They fit baby Anabell perfectly and DD loves having 'proper' baby clothes.

EveOnline2016 Sun 28-Aug-16 21:25:58

Don't mess with a much loved toy.

I'm 30 if someone fucked around with my teddy bear I would disown them( but I would be secretly plotting revenge)

It may be dirty and worn but dd loves the toy like that.

helsabels Sun 28-Aug-16 21:34:14

Great thank you everyone! I'm very relieved that there are alternatives! A trip to the supermarket it is!

PotofGold1186 Sun 28-Aug-16 21:39:07

Yup, frilly Lilly on amazon. Got some pjamas for about £4 I think

fourcorneredcircle Sun 28-Aug-16 21:41:47

I used to work at Toys R Us as a student best job I ever had ... I recommended that people bought the new born clothes in babies r us for their dolls. Got more for their money that way! Kids loved it too... "Proper" baby shopping!

Champers4Pampers Sun 28-Aug-16 21:45:30

Good to know about the premier nappies. I was shocked when I saw the price of the annabell nappies!

ijustwannadance Sun 28-Aug-16 21:49:04

They sell packs of dolls nappies for £2 in Wilko.

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