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time to stop obsessing over my own wardrobe and face facts about dd's...
so DD (aged 3) was until recently quite happy to wear jeans and tops - so chilly weather dressing has never been a problem.
BUT, as happens to so many little girls (or so other mums assure me) she is now dress-obsessed (nowt to do with me and my influence, I'm sure) and can rarely be coaxed into anything but.
We've made it through summer with a good number of pretty sundresses (mostly sent by mum from various charity shops in Australia!!) but now I need to think: UK WINTER.
where should I look for nice, non-branded, non-logoed, non-sequinned, non-tarty dresses for her? Love all the Danish stuff but it's so boringly recognisable and stupidly priced, esp as she goes to an "arts-based" nursery 2 days a week where she gets covered in paint.
DD has got a selection from Boden/Gap/Next/Debenhams/No added sugar and Joules (although Joules often do have some branding and NAS have a embroidered bunny logo)
Given the choice she'd wear a satin princess dress that skims the floor with a pair of clicky clacky plastic dressing up shoes so we compromise with little cord and denim dresses with long sleeved tees underneath and lots of different tights (her favourite being gap ones with teddy bear bottoms) or long sleeved no added sugar t-shirt dresses with the bustle backs (these are her favourite)
Would she wear skirts? Monsoon/Gap/Boden have some cute very plain skirts that are practical and go with lots.
cheesesarnie, I do lots of 2nd hand for the dcs too, but am having a baby in the next week or so and can't see myself having the time to look for a while .. had a bit of a last-minute ook last week but only got an £8.50 Paul Smith shirt for dh, plus 2 x Gap l/s tees for him (£1.50 ea) and a £3 French Conection cardi for me! I think online is my best bet for now, which is a bummer as I know H&M are good...