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Has anyone ever been to a Boden Watehouse sale?

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Lighthousekeeping Mon 10-Mar-14 14:28:03

Could it be any cheaper than that sale they had the other week? Is it chaos?

Gillybobs Mon 10-Mar-14 14:45:02

Yes and yes

When I went all trousers and tops were a tenner

It was hilarious. Like a rugby scrum. People with kids strapped to their back as they waded through piles of shoes. Stank of nappies as no-one wanted to stop and change the poor wee souls bums

Worth it though if you are a fan

Lighthousekeeping Mon 10-Mar-14 15:46:29

I though it might be less hectic on a Friday!

snowgirl1 Mon 10-Mar-14 16:11:20

Where's the sale and when, please?

member Mon 10-Mar-14 16:17:21

I've posted recently on here in response to somoene asking the same thing. The most recent one I went to was practically all rejects/faulty - including a pair of child's trousers where the fault was a huge rip in the area between the front pocket & fly!

Personally, think they've gone downhill since they put an outlet store on ebay.

Lighthousekeeping Mon 10-Mar-14 18:58:03

Oh if it's going to be like that I won't bother. Olympia on 21st March. Maybe I shall ring and ask.

kaumana Mon 10-Mar-14 19:20:34

I've been a couple of times and have never bought anything. IME it was a load of tat and I barely recognised anything from past catalogues.

StarsAbove Mon 10-Mar-14 19:37:26

Used to be good (I've been to about 5) but now just stuff in odd colours. It's like a jumble sale, stuff in plastic boxes everywhere. I don't think it is that cheap, I got a cashmere cardi for �40 last time, I think it is the same or more than sale prices. I'm not going to bother going again.

AmberNectarine Mon 10-Mar-14 20:41:29

I've only been to one about two years ago, but it was bedlam. Everyone just grabbing piles of stuff, dragging it to the side and then pawing through it. I did get some nice bits but it was a bit terrifying.

Lighthousekeeping Mon 10-Mar-14 20:44:44

If they had another flash sale it would soon go.

ManateeEquineOHara Mon 10-Mar-14 21:06:09

Yes! Spent money I didn't have, stood in a hideous queue with a load if Boden-mum parodies, and felt rather panicked as I shopped. Got some nice things but wouldn't necessarily go again.

GoAndDoSomeWork Mon 10-Mar-14 22:22:21

Yes - went to one a couple of years ago - put me right of boden - most of it seemed to be really poor quality materials and felt and looked horrible ...

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