Mumsnet Swears By
Klaxon! Here's the latest round-up of Mumsnetters' style,
beauty and lifestyle favourites.
26 August: Back to school special
MNers say: "I've just bought my son a Smiggle book bag - it's a bit more than I was planning on spending but it's waterproof and he loves it." CigarsofthePharoahs
"I'd have loved one as a child!" ToGrapefruit
"Very good quality, very sturdy. I was sceptical at first, but my god I loved it in that shop - so many lovely things!" Shodan
"I'm a teacher, so Smiggle is my happy place. I've got a few of the Bubble pencil cases and they are fantastic. I can toss them around and they don't break." MidniteScribbler
Price: from £32, Schuh
MNers say: "We bought DD some T-bar Kickers and had them fitted at John Lewis. They're still in great condition after six months of daily wear and hard use. I'd definitely recommend Kickers!" RueDeWakening
"My DD is going into year nine and has worn Kickers buckle patent black shoes for the last year - they've worn really well." Susiesue61
"DD is going into year eight and I've just bought her another pair of Kickers, the bog standard lace-ups. Not cheap, but lasted all year." AtiaoftheJulii
MNers say: "I've always bought Next trousers for my son and they've been excellent quality and value." GingeFringe
"Next are more expensive than supermarkets but much, much better quality. There's plenty of wear left in DS's trousers for DD, should she want them." BikeRunSki
"Next was great for my DS. I bought a pair of trousers from his school's official suppliers, and found the cut and design of the styles not right. However the pair I have found in Next are cut very stylishly." OsmiumPhazer
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Price: from £3.95, Riverford
MNers say: "Have you looked at Riverford? It's a while since we had a meat box, but when we did, it was great." slicedfinger
Price: from £26, Harrods
MNers say: "I wouldn't be without mine now, I use it daily. Best bag I've ever bought." Paperblank
Price: £2.99, Boots
MNers say: "Barry M is amazing! Cheap too and normally on a 3 for 2 in Boots." PretzelPrincess
Price: from £1.69, Amazon
MNers say: "Microfibre cloths revolutionised my cleaning!" imip
Price: from £76.65, Amazon
MNers say: "I have two Didriksons coats and I love them both!" chocolateteabag
The Body Shop Ginger anti-dandruff shampoo
Price: £4.50, The Body Shop
MNers say: "The Ginger shampoo is really lovely." DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen
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