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Outfit for fussy tomboy ... Grandparent's birthday party
No recommendations sorry but I have a similar 7 year old and it s horrendous shopping for her, have a family party coming up in September I am dreading dressing her for. So avidly watching this for recommendations......
Past successes I have found has been Massimo dutti girls, or POP, but maybe a bit young for your dd.
DD is not total tomboy but also hates pink and frills and fuss. Try: New Look 9-15 Johnnie B (Boden) Zara Maybe a jumpsuit? Itchy labels can be cut out. DD wears vans or converse with everything, which looks cute, I think.
Thanks all - especially ChippyMinton for bringing my repertoire of shops up to date. I didn't even know New Look and Zara had teens ranges and there's quite a bit there she would tolerate!
And there's nothing wrong with tee shirts and combats 99% of the time, but this is for a 70th birthday party and her grandparents will appreciate it if she smartens up a bit so they can show off their grandchildren
As an adult who agrees with your DD's clothing taste, I would say that a smart pair of jeans, maybe not blue, with a slightly sparkly jersey top feels like jeans and a t shirt but does in most situations where ball gowns aren't expected.
Lol - she definitely does choose her own clothes. But she would also happily choose never to go shopping again, given the option, so giving her a kick in the right general direction is sometimes necessary.
She's now found a nice top online, so we may have narrowed the search down to a decent pair of clean smart trousers. I'm also going to point her to some of the links here so she can explore some shops she doesn't normally go to.