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Hello experts! I’m hoping to pick your brains. I need an 18th birthday gift for my goddaughter. I’m thinking handbag, budget around £500 but I don’t mind a bit more for the right thing! Something classic that she will keep for ever, or an investment piece (is that budget too small for that?). It’s not till the spring so I can wait till the sales!
Can you take her with you shopping and make that part of the experience? Obviously I have no idea about your set up but My parents took me to Garrards to buy a necklace for my 18th and the trip to the store was very definitely part of the experience for me (girl from small country town, not Londoner!) and I loved the whole trip.
Also, and this may definitely just be me, if I'd been treated to an expensive bag as a surprise for my 18th I wouldn't have realised how special it was and would have just used it every day for college etc and probably wrecked it by the time I was 21. But going to Bond Street to buy it would have opened my eyes to how special it was. Absolutely not saying your goddaughter is as clueless as I was at 18 but just something to bear in mind,,,,