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What can I spend £400 worth of Karen Millen vouchers on?

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offloadingthisshit Fri 03-Jan-14 09:57:59


I have been given that amount in vouchers by my Dad but unfortunately he did not check with me and I never shop there.

I went in the store today and am usually a size 14 but can squeeze into their size 16. I thought I would buy a coat but their coats are hideous. No, that's not true, there are a couple of nice coats but I would never wear them (think light coloured felt coats, think 3 kids and a dog). They did have a padded jacket with a fur hood, it was £295!!!!!

Anyway, I wear scrubs all day, i'm a single parent, I have 3 kids and a dog, I never go out and have no cause to wear a cocktail dress or jumpers that are dry clean/handwash only.


PS. I am grateful for the vouchers!

newpup Fri 03-Jan-14 12:22:51

I don't shop there either just have never been there. I love a couple of the handbags though, great investment. Coat lovely, treat yourself, that is what it is for.

RubyLovesShopping Fri 03-Jan-14 23:27:26

I would do as someone up thread suggests and sell it off on eBay for £350, someone will think they're getting a good deal and you will have the cash to buy something you really want rather than feeling you have to pick the best if a bad bunch.

louwn Sat 04-Jan-14 09:51:14

Stuff from Karen Millen fits me really well but I agree, lots of it is chavtastic! There are a few nice things though, you just have to look hard. It is more of a dresses and fancy coats shop than everyday wear isn't it?

eurochick Sat 04-Jan-14 09:53:26

As others have pointed out, they have some good jumpers in at the moment.

And the handbags are lovely. I got one last January and after a year of daily use, it still looks brilliant.

Chopsypie Sat 04-Jan-14 10:00:14

Have you tried gift card granny? It's a website that buys and sells unwanted gift cards. Usually for 10-20% less than they are worth. Might be easier than eBay?

happyyonisleepyyoni Sat 04-Jan-14 10:10:41

I'd wait a while and see what comes in next season before making a final decision as there may be more choice once the party dress season is over.

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