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AIBU to want a to be able to find my dd a pencil case??

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QueenMabby Sun 18-Aug-19 18:22:14

Sorry, but this is driving me up the wall (sad, I know).
Dd needs a new pencil case for school. She would like multiple sections/layers but “grown up” ie no unicorns, txt speak, sequins.
She has had a Smiggle one for the past three years and loves the size but really has outgrown the cutesy/bright vibe.
No problem I thought. But no. Nothing. It’s now making me irrationally angry - I know I am probably being vvu but I’m hoping you fount-of-all-knowledge ladies can redirect my anger (and me!) to something more appropriate.
Can you help me find this elusive pencil case?

Th1me Sun 18-Aug-19 18:24:50

My 16 year old dd has just asked me to order this for her:

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07VSQNJS6/ref=ox_sc_act_title_6?smid=A38AJYAOXS5J1S&psc=1&tag=mumsnetforu03-21

emissionspectra Sun 18-Aug-19 18:26:37

There are some on amazon e.g. www.amazon.co.uk/HOWNY-Double-Students-Capacity-Storage/dp/B07VPCMKN8/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?psc=1&s=gateway&keywords=pencil%2Bcase%2Blayers&th=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFGSjVWMEo1M01TQUImZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTA1OTM3NTg0MDlHVkRaUUg2TDcmZW5jcnlwdGVkQWRJZD1BMDU4NjM3NzE4SDVCWE80UzhINVImd2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9waG9uZV9zZWFyY2hfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ&tag=mumsnetforu03-21&qid=1566149071&sr=8-1-spons

Also try more grown up stationary shops like Paperchase/Muji etc?

yeraballoon Sun 18-Aug-19 18:26:38

Put pencil case into amazon, loads of plain ones come up.

rugshade Sun 18-Aug-19 18:27:05

Amazon.

SqueakyPig Sun 18-Aug-19 18:27:33

Paperchase are amazing for stationary, they’ve got ranges to suit all ages and styles.

QueenMabby Sun 18-Aug-19 18:30:04

Thanks. Have done Paperchase (no multi-section ones) and Amazon - been looking for hours!
She doesn’t really want plain - she’s only 10 so wants something like a marbles pattern or similar but with the facilities of her Smiggle one. Any further suggestions or have I just spotted a gap in the market??

QueenMabby Sun 18-Aug-19 18:30:29

marbled not marbles obviously.

dementedpixie Sun 18-Aug-19 18:31:03

Dd has this one from Amazon

SouthernLands Sun 18-Aug-19 18:32:02

Satch?

Scoleah Sun 18-Aug-19 18:33:54

My daughter has asked for this as it has triple sections.
Also wouldn't mind a Hype pencil case but they don't come as a Multi section

Trillis Mon 19-Aug-19 08:17:42

Just a thought, but if she wants sections, would a pencil roll be useful instead of a pencil case? My DD uses one and there are a few larger elastic sections at the end for rulers/rubbers. She does keep her maths kit separately though. Some really stylish designs.
www.amazon.co.uk/s?ref=nb_sb_ss_i_5_11&crid=Y6DOX9V0SMFY&sprefix=Pencil+roll%2Caps%2C245&k=pencil+roll+up+case+48&tag=mumsnetforu03-21

ShivD Mon 19-Aug-19 08:19:30

Randomly, Ryman’s had kids that were grown up enough for my about to start secondary son but there was still choice.

whirlwinds Mon 19-Aug-19 08:23:07

www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07V513VXT/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pf_rd_p=42743099-3c6a-4370-bd5b-c49af87959ea&pd_rd_wg=lzNoD&pf_rd_r=732BZSTB7HGE2M1ZVM24&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEzU05STjdFVkwwQUkmZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTAwODg5MTMyWDBTVlhZVUU3SjNJJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTA4OTYwNjUzN1NNRENNVUMwUzcxJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfZGV0YWlsJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==&pd_rd_i=B07V513VXT&pd_rd_w=bsAvV&tag=mumsnetforu03-21&pd_rd_r=f3f1b32e-2886-4ae3-8a54-d9d742976b3d

roseenglishrose Mon 19-Aug-19 08:23:59

We are back at school here already but we got ours a couple of weeks ago in Asda & Tesco, they had lots of options for you. If you have more ££, then W H Smith has a massive range.

Hoppinggreen Mon 19-Aug-19 08:24:33

14 year old DD uses a make up bag instead as they tend to be bigger and she can get her calculator and stuff in
Currently she has a Ted Baker one but will be getting a new one for September

Skinnychip Mon 19-Aug-19 08:25:03

My Dd bought a make up bag to use as a pencil case but it doesn't have different sections....

Soubriquet Mon 19-Aug-19 08:27:17

What about something from gorjuss?

link

EleanorReally Mon 19-Aug-19 08:28:16

Have you tried Next?
or Cath Kidson?

PurpleFlower1983 Mon 19-Aug-19 08:28:47

www.johnlewis.com/tinc-transparent-hardtop-pencil-case-purple-blue/p3829478

This one comes in green or pink.

EleanorReally Mon 19-Aug-19 08:30:33

typo.com/UK/double-archer-pencil-case/134692-118.html?dwvar_134692-118_color=134692-118&cgid=pencil-cases&originalPid=134692-118#start=15
typo

saladfingers Mon 19-Aug-19 08:31:48

My son has this one from ebay. Less than £5

MT2017 Mon 19-Aug-19 08:33:12

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hazeyjane Mon 19-Aug-19 08:33:42

Dd1 has this one from Amazon, it fits everything and has lasted well.

EleanorReally Mon 19-Aug-19 08:34:04

You might be able to get some unique from a charity shop or independent shop

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