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Why don’t they make children’s clothes in adult sizes?

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Stonebake · 05/10/2018 13:40

I’ve just bought some dresses for dd. They’re beautifully made and made from lovely sustainable cotton. £10-14 each. Why are adult clothes so shite and expensive?

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Stonebake · 05/10/2018 13:43

Oh sorry; should be Aibu to want children’s clothes in adult size!

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EyeDrops · 05/10/2018 13:53

YANBU! I've been really jealous of some of my DDs dresses. They're so lovely and long-wearing. She's 3.

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user1471459936 · 05/10/2018 13:55

What shop is it? Quite often "age 16" is adult size!

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Stonebake · 05/10/2018 13:56

John Lewis. She is three but wears age four. Don’t think that will fit! I’m 5’8”!

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Lonecatwithkitten · 05/10/2018 13:56

Adult clothes attract VAT so automatically add 20% to the price.

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Undercoverbanana · 05/10/2018 13:57

Next girls’ jeans are enormous. I’ve inherited DD’s age 14’s. She’s 20 now and always laughs to see me in them!

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Stonebake · 05/10/2018 13:57

I just checked JL age 16 stuff and I don’t like it. Boo.

Hmmm fine, the vat thing makes sense.

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user1471459936 · 05/10/2018 13:58

Haha! Yeah, that probably won't fit...! It is frustrating. I have been known to buy cardigans from the girls clothes section.

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CurlyRover · 05/10/2018 13:59

YANBU I'm so jealous of some of DSD's clothes because of how pretty they are. Even now I've noticed she's out of the younger girls sizing (she's a tall 6) they've become less fun clothes!

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NeeChee · 05/10/2018 14:11

I always have a look in the older kids' section for clothes for myself. Sometimes I can get away with the oldest sizes, I'm a size 10.
I'm disappointed my feet are a couple of sizes too big for the junior section though (UK7).

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Stonebake · 05/10/2018 14:13

I’m a 12. Maybe in children’s plus size? I’m tall though. I’d have to wear jeans as shorts or something!

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PippilottaLongstocking · 05/10/2018 14:16

Some Scandi brands do adults sizes in beautiful designs but the kids clothes are pricey anyway (think £20 for a t shirt) and the adults are £££

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JellyBears · 05/10/2018 14:46

Zara has gorgeous children’s clothes I would wear them.

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lessthanBeau · 05/10/2018 15:00

I'm only a size 4 shoe, so I get all my footwear from the kids ranges. 😁

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Bracknellite · 05/10/2018 21:57

My dd had doggy slippers and when you step on them , the air in the soles made the ears flap.

I want them in a size 9

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7salmonswimming · 05/10/2018 22:02

I've always thought adult Boden is kids' clothes in adult sizes, and kids' Boden is kids' clothes at adult prices

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Toddlerteaplease · 05/10/2018 22:08

I want those really cute Clark's girls first shoes in adult size. And Leli Kelly

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AnotherPidgey · 05/10/2018 22:14

Age 11-12 is just slightly too small. Age 13-14 drowns me. (5ft 2 size 8-10). Go Outdoors do a 32 inch chest in childrens ranges... I have the same coat as DS (5) in a different colourway Grin

I just want adult ranges to adopt button waists so I can accommodate my glutemus maximus without trousers falling off my waist.

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