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Statement hat and gloves for 4 year old girl

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Tootired1 · 10/10/2019 22:19

I bought my 4 yr old daughter a navy coat from John Lewis for school. It’s a nice, warm, practical coat but tbh a bit boring. I’d love to get her a nice hat and gloves set to wear with it but I just haven’t found anything that I like. Please tell me if you’ve seen any great hats and gloves for a 4 yr old to wear with a navy coat, TIA

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DrinkFeckArseGirls · 11/10/2019 09:05

LOL at statement

CherryPavlova · 11/10/2019 09:06

Do you mean nice cosy hats and gloves?

CandyLeBonBon · 11/10/2019 09:08
Babdoc · 11/10/2019 09:11

OP, if you have a son, does he also have a “statement” outfit for school?
Or does he have a practical weatherproof coat and gloves so he can play in the mud and snow and have fun without worrying? And shouldn’t your DD have that same freedom instead of being dressed as a fashion model and groomed for a lifetime of sexist crap?

RopeBrick · 11/10/2019 09:41

OP, you're getting a hard time here! I like my kids to look stylish too.

FindaPenny · 11/10/2019 10:15

Maybe op just meant a fun looking style, that her daughter will like.

RaymondStopThat · 11/10/2019 10:16

I don't know why but this feels all wrong, 4 year old "statement" in style and beauty. I don't know why, if it was posted in the parenting section with "looking for a nice hat and gloves for a navy coat" it would be fine, but this seems so OTT, like the poor girl has got a lifelong expectation of her appearance speaking for her.

This, in spades.

Ninkaninus · 11/10/2019 10:18


EmmiJay · 11/10/2019 10:29

Grief. I think by 'statement' she meant something 'bright' to go against the navy. Anyway I'm guessing something like this,acc_5.29/5911496000?skipRedirection=true&gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=Cj0KCQjw0IDtBRC6ARIsAIA5gWtSpiVFtO5XIKaMyFmFzryDTaAf9o8h2Gx7owPWsmnb4sB7WFIpgxkaAqXZEALw_wcB with a red scarf and gloves would look adorable.

coconuttelegraph · 11/10/2019 10:48

Maybe op just meant a fun looking style, that her daughter will like

If that was the question why wouldn't she ask her daughter, it comes across as the OK wanting to style a small child, each to their own I guess.

FindaPenny · 11/10/2019 10:55

Maybe op just meant a fun looking style, that her daughter will like

If that was the question why wouldn't she ask her daughter

Perhaps she wondered if anyone had seen any fun styles. I often will look online and pick a few styles and let my daughter choose between them.
Maybe the op did mean she wanted something very flash... I don't imagine she will come back and let us know🤣

DriftingLeaves · 11/10/2019 11:02

She's 4 years old. Don't be ridiculous.

AmIChangingagain · 11/10/2019 11:07

Statement hat and gloves ?

Who is going to be impressed? Her classmates?

Irisloulou · 11/10/2019 11:12

My DD, always loved a bit of glamour at four, so I think people are being harsh.
She still loves glamorous things at 10!

Primark have lots of cute knitted hats with huge glittery Pom poms and matching gloves.

Don’t spend much they do get lost at school.

Tvstar · 11/10/2019 11:13

If she has a personality that will make the statement, not her clothes!

cultkid · 11/10/2019 11:15

@QuaterMiss 😳 why are you grumpy? Is the "statement" you wanted to make that kids shouldn't be dressed up? The poster clearly means she's looking for some snazzy gloves hat scarf whatever to go with the jacket.

Dressing nicely doesn't mean you can't be a good person/ a clever person...

Anyway .. what's the "statement" that you came onto the style board to make?

cultkid · 11/10/2019 11:16

Wow I'm really shocked with the amount of people objecting to the word statement?
Kids love snazzy clothes and that's what this op must be asking about

Ninkaninus · 11/10/2019 11:27

I’d look at M&S, Boden or Accessorize/Monsoon.

I’d go for something in a berry/olive/cream/navy mix. It’ll tie in nicely with the navy. Failing that, a nice dark red. Or a sparkly navy or grey.

Ninkaninus · 11/10/2019 11:31

On the objection to ‘statement’ there’s just no need to apply adult terms with all their connotations to children’s things. Particularly not when it’s a very young girl. No need to start playing into all the beauty/appearance rubbish right from that very young age.

DialsMavis · 11/10/2019 11:32

I'm sure "statement" is lighthearted.

Whenever DD has had Monsoon or M & S they get lost. If we stick with H & M or Primark it's fine.

Saying that she did have a wicked bowler hat with hot pink poms from M & S.

I always sew her gloves onto elastic and put through her coat to try and avoid loss or theft

Ninkaninus · 11/10/2019 11:39

I expect it was used without thinking. But it’s worth thinking about.

Agree that it’s a universal truth of childhood that the risk of loss is directly proportionate to how much you spend, so don’t go too crazy on cost unless you’re happy to buy another set fairly soon!

AutumnRose1 · 11/10/2019 12:46

maybe you could get a statement hat made with "I am not a dress up doll" on it.

Doyoureallyneedtoask · 11/10/2019 12:56

maybe you could get a statement hat made with "I am not a dress up doll" on it.

How rude.

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