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are KEW clothing going bust?> why is there sale on now already?

(52 Posts)
Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 16:18:25

thats all really?
summer clothes more odd and ££ than ever

woudl colour hurt?

Finbar Wed 15-Jun-11 16:32:12

glad its not just me who thinks the people who dye their clothes have mixed up all their lovely dyes into one big sludgy paint pot and applied to all items!

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 16:40:14

had a quick look, its all VERY d u l l

corygal Wed 15-Jun-11 16:42:19

This season's Kew (yes, I checked) stuff is in TK Maxx at the mo. And the nice stuff, too. Along with some useful Jigsaw basics and dresses.

Normally I loathe Kew because it bawls 21st Century Dowdy but is annoyingly flattering.

However, hem, seeing as how I was in TK at the time I bought a fine white linen shirt at £15, same in navy, and a blistering 70s flare linen skirt for £12.99. So no puree colours.

Also in stock were some cheesecloth dresses (£69 to £16.99) and a couple of silk maxis for £25, priced the same as the Jigsaw dresses in TK. Jigsaw skirts about £12.99.

Nork warning, tho: normally I fit both stores' stuff really well, but zips were a touch tight around the knocker area in TK. If you're worried, I would go for the unfitted stuff.

Fimbo Wed 15-Jun-11 16:44:08

Ours shut down last year, vague selection of stock in John Lewis. The one at Bluewater looks like a dumping ground for unsold stock.

Emo76 Wed 15-Jun-11 16:49:25

I find the colours generally washed out there

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 16:54:45

Must be going out of business then? Or struggling?

Mind you, cant remember the last time I went into a Jigsaw store either.....

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 16:57:53

just found this lovely bag on jigsaw site though

and there' a brown one for £30 but I'm not sure if I like it

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 16:59:57

it is just the reduction that's seducing me? I do ned a brown bag

<hollow laugh at 'need'>

katkitya Wed 15-Jun-11 17:05:08

I think they are going bust. Im not surprised its so overpriced.

Can I ask which TK Maxx you went to? I bet its not my local one.

katkitya Wed 15-Jun-11 17:09:04

I dont like that quilted bag, I think its a funny colour.

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:12:46



Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:14:24

i like theri PLAIN winter knitwear

their summer mini skirts #harlot
and their suits are always good.
btu YOWSERS the prices - saw some wool trs in tehre last winter they wanted the best part ofr £100 for them

also DRESSES all bloody maternity and they never do anything vaguley eveeningy or sexy

Fimbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:14:45

I don't mind the bag and it would hold ds's bookbag and paraphenlia but it wouldn't work for me as I need to have something i can fling over my shoulder as I cycle everywhere. Have just bought the Boden beachbag for that purpose, dh and the dc think it is hideous.

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:16:22

i got this for my stylish portakabin

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:17:13

adn this is what i used to cover me as i slept on the floor at Gatwick last december. i dont pin it like that . its BRIlliant with jeans and boots

Fimbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:17:41

There are some Kew things on the T K Maxx website. Nothing very exciting apart from perhaps the red maxi dress.

Fimbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:20:12

Oh I like that collar cardigan. I have a brown waterfall cardi from there <runs away>

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:20:40

hasnt that cardi gone uber bobbly?

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:21:18

buy it pronto - think i had a free del code somewhere too
its qquite big so I think i only got an M ( normally find their tops teeny tiny on the gazoombas)

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:21:52

NO BOBBLES! i know
it looks great. even gatwick proof ( had to dry clean in states)
and the collar means you can wear it almost as a coat in autumn etc

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 17:26:32

Im jsut SO escited about my matches fash dress coming..

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:27:09

Hmm I do ,need. a new longline cardi ,arf

oh bought those Tesco platform sandals on 50% off over qweenkend. Just as well, D says they look like the heels are made of playdough

If i sashay quick no one neeed notice <Dean Martin emotion>

cybbo Wed 15-Jun-11 17:29:05

you've met me what size should I buy

say XXXL I'll nut you

Strutter Wed 15-Jun-11 18:09:52

for the cardi?
M - maybe L if broad of shoulder - ..thinks..( was drunk_) prob M
or get both and use free returns

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