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What would you get from Cath Kidston if you had to?

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Rooners Thu 02-Jan-14 10:09:54

I have got a gift card from an internet refund in store last summer.

I went and bought a bag the other day but don't really like it (in fact I got two, and don't like either)

So they are going back
but what to actually get? I get the feeling a lot of it is overpriced, under-quality stuff that's just basically fashionable tat, but what I like to buy is stuff that is nice quality, and not just 'image' based - something that is good and will last.

So what would you recommend from Cath's? I have got about £65 to spend.

StarlightMcKingsThree Thu 02-Jan-14 23:37:09

Soap. It's practical and doesn't look shite when unwrapped like most of their stuff.

Picturesinthefirelight Thu 02-Jan-14 23:33:23

I just bought dd the duck egg duvet cover as it matches her room but I hate the pink flowery stuff

MyNameIsKenAdams Thu 02-Jan-14 23:28:52

I have a pair of pjs (well, the trousers), and a thin cotton dressing gown. Love both. Also have a zip up Kindle pouch. I like the baby stuff - do you know anyone pregnant who you might need to buy a gift for?

Bumbez Thu 02-Jan-14 23:27:09

I have some bone china mugs that are still going strong 8 years on!

Wuxiapian Thu 02-Jan-14 23:23:13

The wool scarves are lovely.

CointreauVersial Thu 02-Jan-14 22:40:38

I really want a sewing box, but they are a bit pricey.

joanofarchitrave Thu 02-Jan-14 21:41:00

If you have any tiny nieces with birthdays coming up, the tea set in a little suitcase is really sweet.

FallonColby Thu 02-Jan-14 21:38:11

You are right it is tat and I would be really hard pushed to buy anything. I would probably use the money to stock up on presents for others- how about some pjs or back packs for little ones.

SconeForAStroll Thu 02-Jan-14 21:37:25

I got the Stanley salt and pepper shakers for Christmas. They are v.nice.

The big mugs are great, a really good amount of tea but I don't have anything else.

Emo76 Thu 02-Jan-14 21:28:25

tea towels, oven glove and oil cloth to herald in spring!

nothing to wear.

collywobble Thu 02-Jan-14 21:24:09

The plimsolls are great quality and made by converse apparently.

Rubybrazilianwax Thu 02-Jan-14 21:20:31

Pjs or dressing gown. Their clothes are dire

Beaverfeaver Thu 02-Jan-14 19:59:12

Dog bed

HermioneWeasley Thu 02-Jan-14 18:17:31

Won't use up £65, but I am evangelical about the
Christmas Organiser

Allthingsprettyreturns Thu 02-Jan-14 18:15:45

Tablet case
Travel pass holder

BillyBanter Thu 02-Jan-14 16:11:03

I had no idea they did such a big range.

penguin pjs
mushroom dress
bird dress

greeneyes1978 Thu 02-Jan-14 15:59:12

Get the mushroom dress, it's so cool!

Dancingqueen17 Thu 02-Jan-14 15:45:08

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Rooners Thu 02-Jan-14 11:48:33

The sewing boxes are beautiful. I just inherited about 20 tons of old sewing equipment, button tins and material from my Granny though so not sure I can take any more!

Rooners Thu 02-Jan-14 11:47:51

I think I am all bagged out really but the holdalls are really nice.

I also like the Space duvet set but it looks to be sold out. I wonder if the shop has got any left.

It's a bit ££ but if you've got to spend the money on something, it makes sense to get something nice.

Pancakeflipper Thu 02-Jan-14 11:46:35

Sewing box. I am not a CK fan but I love my sewing box.

Kikithecat Thu 02-Jan-14 11:45:18

A duvet set should use up your £65

madmomma Thu 02-Jan-14 10:53:31

the bird print is lovely. I'd get a purse in that print. Or maybe the weekend bag

Lurleene Thu 02-Jan-14 10:52:44

How about luggage? The shop sells some pretty weekend / overnight bags for around that price mark.

Rooners Thu 02-Jan-14 10:50:46

This is it, the stuff is nice but for the price it is a bit, well, it's just overpriced basically.

The only thing I REALLY like is the digital wallpaper. That's like £150 a roll I think or something though.

I like the big spotty bags but they had run out in the nicer colours.

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