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What age is Hello Kitty aimed at?

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NaughtyAlice Mon 07-Sep-09 11:49:04

For my birthday, a relative got me a Hello Kitty bag and purse. I am 25. When i had unwrapped it, they said "You do still like hello kitty don't you?" Well, what can you say? (i once bought a notebook when i was 15)

Any way, i was thinking about regifting it to my cousin who will be 11 in November. Would this be the right age?

Any other suggestions also appreciated smile

clayre Mon 07-Sep-09 11:50:59

my dd 6 loves hello kitty but i have no idea what age its aimed at, she has clothes with hello kitty on. No help really from me.

expatinscotland Mon 07-Sep-09 11:51:11

In Japan, grown women adore Hello Kitty.

Mybox Mon 07-Sep-09 11:51:43

For all ages. Regifting it is a super idea as well.

squeaver Mon 07-Sep-09 11:53:22

my dd is 4 and loves it, so does her 10 yo cousin. Although it's the devil's work imo.

Yes, expat, the Japanese are deeply weird about HK.

NaughtyAlice Mon 07-Sep-09 11:54:36

I feel a bit of a bitch for wanting to give it away. I know that lots of grown people like cartoon characters, but i am not one of them. I also got some Little miss naughty bubble bath, wondering who i can give that to.....

Rubyrubyruby Mon 07-Sep-09 11:55:42

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Grumpyoldcaaaaaaaa Mon 07-Sep-09 12:17:11

DD1 is 11 and has quite a lot of Hello Kitty crap shite stuff. She went to school in a Hello Kitty top today I think. It's very popular here in France with all ages it would appear.

There is a Hello Kitty World/Land/Disneyland type place in Japan I believe.

pippel Mon 07-Sep-09 12:25:32

my dd 5 told me yesterday that when I redecorate her bedroom she wants pink hello kitty wallpaper, a pink sofa and a pink laptop with internet access hmm grin

Grumpyoldcaaaaaaaa Mon 07-Sep-09 12:32:19

Pippel, my DD2 (aged nearly 5) informed me today that she wants a 'Sharpay' bedroom, as in her off High School Musical. <sigh> I'd rather Hello Kitty TBH!

expatinscotland Mon 07-Sep-09 13:36:45

And I thought it was only my DD1 who had Pat Butcher taste!

She wants 'ladybirds' as a decorative theme in the bedroom.

The problem is that she has to share with DD2, age 3, who wants all Dora the Explorer.

expatinscotland Mon 07-Sep-09 13:39:04

I was in H&M the other day and they had these tops with a giant Hello Kitty on them.

For grown women.

Prunerz Mon 07-Sep-09 13:39:51

You can get Hello Kitty vibrators.

Disenchanted3 Mon 07-Sep-09 13:40:10

Im 24 ans would have a hello kitty bag

DD is 8 months and has lots of kitty stuff.

hayes Mon 07-Sep-09 13:41:58

my dd is 7 and she is "into" Hello Kitty

norksinmywaistband Mon 07-Sep-09 13:44:57

I don't get hello kitty, dd seems to adore her t-shirt, but is it themed from a program? or is it just vastly expensive branded picture?

BonsoirAnna Mon 07-Sep-09 13:48:38

My DD aged 4.10 loves Hello Kitty, and has done for about a year.

expatinscotland Mon 07-Sep-09 13:48:43

didn't you all watch Joanna Lumley last night in the first of her 'Catwoman' series?

hello kitty actually has its origins in the Asian 'lucky kitty' thing!

expatinscotland Mon 07-Sep-09 13:49:44

gawd, it's so tacky. it reminds me of those grown women who have cuddlies in their homes.

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