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fivefour3twoone Tue 17-Oct-17 15:40:59

I get a catalogue through my door for "bamboo clothing" or "bam clothing", had anyone ordered from here before? Any experiences to share? Thanks x

Ollivander84 Tue 17-Oct-17 15:56:34

I've seen a few recommendations for the t shirts on here

GrimDamnFanjo Tue 17-Oct-17 16:25:02

Haven't used them but I love bamboo as a fabric,

AlternativeTentacle Tue 17-Oct-17 16:26:25

I currently have bamboo socks on if that helps.

Mol1628 Tue 17-Oct-17 16:29:08

I love bam. Usually get it for Christmas gifts. Socks, t shirts, hoodies, leggings... all lovely quality and they wash and last well.

CSLewis Tue 17-Oct-17 16:29:20

My sister's bought quite a lot of stuff from there. If you're at all inclined to be sweaty/whiffy, bamboo is a godsend, as it just Does Not Smell. It's also very breathable, 'wicks away' moisture from your body/feet, and feels lovely and soft on.
BAM's not cheap tho.

Happy50 Tue 17-Oct-17 22:47:18

I bought my son some who has sensitive skin and he said it was very comfortable. It washes really well
I bought a hoody last year and I love it - excellent quality and very very soft and comfortable. Again washes well

domesticslattern Wed 18-Oct-17 19:39:08

Good quality stuff. Soft and lovely. I am wearing one of the vests now. DH has lots of items too- pants, T-shirts, hoodies etc. Read the catalogue carefully where it tells you the weight as some items are fine (thin) and others much heavier.

trainedopossum Wed 18-Oct-17 19:42:44

Yes, my dh loves their stuff. I bought a couple of jackets (a bit like a fleece) and a nice top. I find it usually runs large except for the leggings, which were so small in the waist that they made me feel ill.

BikeRunSki Wed 18-Oct-17 19:47:32

Love the socks
Love the T shirts, especially the long length ones.
Planning to get done sports leggings and a hoody.
It’s warm or cool as you need it to be, very soft, holds its shape etc
Love Bam.

Ktown Wed 18-Oct-17 21:31:39

Bamboo is viscose. It is just marketing.
I like viscose though.

musicmum75 Wed 18-Oct-17 22:49:05

I love their clothes. It’s like wearing a soft fluffy cloud. The socks especially are so cosy. I wear their stuff for relaxing at home or when I go for a run. Not cheap but so worth it and their sales are good value.

BikeRunSki Thu 19-Oct-17 06:27:00

Viscose is made out of wood pulp, which could be bamboo. So bamboo is a type of viscose, but not all viscose is bamboo.

MaudesMum Thu 19-Oct-17 08:34:23

You can nearly always get bamboo socks from TK Maxx which brings down the price a lot. If not in the main sock section, they can often be found by the checkout.

dinosaursandtea Thu 19-Oct-17 09:58:33

Did you get the free socks? Best socks EVER. I am a convert. I might actually just buy all my socks and leggings from there from now on.

polyhymnia Thu 19-Oct-17 10:37:37

Yes, I too got the free socks and about to order more because I like them so much.

hazelnutlatte Thu 19-Oct-17 21:07:23

Love the socks and leggings, plus I have a few casual tops which are great. Not so keen on their sportswear though, they claim to be sweat wicking but they don't compare to brands like Nike or sweaty Betty. Great for lounging around in though!

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