Category Archives: Children’s Clothes

We Went Back To School with JD Sports

Just before BG went back to school JD Sports contacted me and asked us to review an item from their back to school range. BG was in need of some new trainers for the school run so it was perfect for us.

BG either bikes or scooters to school. If I let her wear her school shoes they get totally ruined so on the school run she wears trainers and we change them over before she goes in.  BG is getting quite particular with her clothing and shoes and after looking at every trainer online she choose these adidas Originals Dragon trainers £32.

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I have to say they look awesome on!

BG loves the colours and tells me they are really comfortable to wear. They have been worn on the twice daily school run and she wears them at the weekend and they are still in really good condition.  I find the Velcro straps so convenient when we are swapping her shoes over at school much easier than laces.

The JD Sport site is easy to navigate and the shoes arrived in really good time. They have a great selection of school bags, sports equipment and coats in the back to school range. The prices are really reasonable.

I will shop with JD Sports in the future.

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Visit the Rockabye-Baby Pop Up Shop and Win £100 in Vouchers

Have you seen the Rockabye-Baby clothing collection? Its gives funky a whole new meaning.

This super cute dress arrived for Little Miss today for us to test out (just in time for our holiday) and I am loving the packaging! I am a rocker at heart.

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With such a fresh and welcomed approach to dressing kids, it’s no wonder Rockabye-Baby has been selected to showcase its clothes at House of Fraser’s POP at HOF – a pop-up at the flagship Oxford Street store. Following a competition organised by The Great Retail Revival Foundation, Rockabye-Baby was one of just ten small businesses selected from nearly 200 of the UK’s hottest new retailers in a sales event offering the winner a year’s concession at the store. Tattinger is sponsoring the event and people who buy any POP at HOF brands get a free glass of champagne!

Be quick they are only there until the 26th May!

Have a look at some of these clothes.

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Rockabye-Baby are running a Kids Rock Out Competition:

Go into The House  of Fraser Store on Oxford Street, London

Try on a Rockabye-Baby Item of Clothing

Show us your best Rock Moves and Rock Out

Take a pic, send it in to our FaceBook page in a private message with the little rockers name and email address https://www.facebook.com/RockabyebabyLDN

We will announce one winner on Sunday May 18th and another on Monday May 26th May

There will be two prizes2 x £100 vouchers each week.

I will be back after my holiday will a full review on our new dress.

Review & Giveaway: Baby Leg Warmers from Nappykind

We were recently sent a pair of baby leg warmers from Nappykind for Little Miss to try out. They came at a perfect time as she had just started to crawl.

I choose the Candy Floss leg warmers as they are funky looking but not too girly.

Once I got them onto Little Miss’s wriggly legs they stayed on all day. They helped a little with crawling as you can see she is speedy quick.

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They keep her legs nice and warmer and offer a little extra protection from our hard floors. We just need a pair in every colour now!

Nappykind have given me a pair of their Starry Eyed Leg Warmers to giveaway.  They would make lovely stocking filler!

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Just follow the instructions in the rafflecopter widget below.

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Closing Date: 4th November 2013

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Aldi’s £4 Uniform Bundle

BG starts school in September so we have been looking around for uniform for her. Tomorrow Aldi launches its school uniform range in stores and for those of you on a tight budget it’s really affordable.

You can get two polo shirts, a pair of trousers or a skirt and a round neck jumper for £4, that’s all of them for £4 total!


Actually they have a lot of great prices on all their uniform range:

Boys Padded Jacket £9.99
Boys Trousers £1.50
Girls Padded Jacket £9.99
Girls Pinafore £2.99
Girls Pleated Skirt £1.50
Girls Trousers £1.50
Boys Ankle Socks 5s £1.49
Boys Briefs 5s/Boys Boxers 3s £1.69
Boys Knitted V Neck Jumper £1.99
Boys Plain Polo £1.25
Boys SS Shirt £1.99
Boys Vests 3s £1.99
Aldi sent us some polo shirts, a grey skirt and a pink padded jacket for BG. They feel good quality and the skirt is Teflon coated. I shall be popping out tomorrow to pick her up some more bits.

They also have stationary, lunch boxes and school bags.

Be quick because once they are gone they are gone!

Children Clothing Review: ValMax

Fashionista BG was sent a coat from ValMax to wear and revew. ValMax are an Italian company that make luxury clothes for children.

Here is BG in her coat…

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It is really warm and fits lovely. Unfortunately as we did it up a button fell off so we have to sew that back on.

BG says it is very warm and she loves the faux fur around the bottom. It’s her going out coat. She couldn’t play in this coat as it would be black within 30 seconds but is lovely.

This is from their AW2012 collection but their spring/summer 2013 collection is now available and there are some stunning dresses.

All the clothes are handmade using quality materials. If you are looking for a special piece of clothing ValMax is for you.

ValMax is available in store at Please Mum – London, Talula – Darlington,  STEP2WO – London, Children Salon – Kent, Harvey Nichols – London, and online at Children’s Salon