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I really thought Kate would have bought British!!!
Apologise for anybody who is looking for product reviews but I really need to get this off my chest. As a massive Royals fan, i'm gutted that there are rumours about Kate buying a Bugaboo, a dutch product, when her and William are supposed to be 'british business ambassadors'. With the recession still going on, all british businesses need a helping hand.
I've been following the royals for so many years, ii was in london for the wedding 2 years ago, and last year for the diamond jubilee. Absolutely love them all to bits but gutted to hear this when i woke up.
why on earth can't they just buy the pram that best suits their needs? Why are you so "gutted" about this? What difference does it make to your life whether their nanny pushes the child around in a Bugaboo or an Icandy? Be "gutted" about the people who died in that factory - that is much worse news to wake up to. Do you only buy british produced stuff? never shop in Primark?
This is a bit daft. Why do you even care what pram she uses?
She's picked a hugely successful brand and ensured she has the same pram as her mates and 90% of the other mums in Kensington. If a British manufacturer made as good and popular product I expect she would have bought that.
Are there any good British manufacturers?? I'm surprised she's gone for a bugaboo though as they're quite low down & she & William are both tall. Other than that though its entirely up to them what buggy they buy.
My tall friend liked our Bugaboo because of the adjustable handle. Sadly I suspect the real selling point will have been that you can really conceal the baby in it. Less likely to get good paparazzi photos. I wonder if she went for the donkey. The DM will have a field day 'Kate plans baby number 2!!!'
You were so gutted about Kate's pram choice you joined MN specially to discuss it? You probably need a new hobby.
TBH the British economy is so heavily interlinked with the Eurozone that we should be glad she's doing her bit to support the Euro. Perhaps the Dutch royals sent it to her as part of their coronation celebrations?
Sorry if Ive offended anyone, as a mum I get where youre all coming from, of course the babys safety and comfort is the main priority no matter what the brand is but as a massive royals fan, I follow them really closely and as british business ambassadors I was just surprised at these rumours. I love Kate and everything she represents and this post wasnt written to insult her or anyone else, it was just my opinion about the rumours. Cant wait to see if she has a boy or a girl! Really exciting times for us royal fans
I wonder how much she will use it? I imagined she (or her nanny) would be pushing a family antique silver cross round palace grounds. day to day I would have thought she will be driven to most places and be like celebs carrying her baby.
Some british brands that come to mind are silver cross, icandy, maclaran and i think mamas and papas are also british. she may use it more than we think if she's reportedly going to be living with her mum for 6 months.