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lizmarie1975
Peer pressure
Liz
May 24, 2010 at 9:09 PM

For the past 4.5 years I have avoided Gymboree because of the prices.  It wasn't the type of clothing I would buy for Naiya because she spent most of her time in daycare and I didn't want her ruining the clothing.

We've got a couple of important events coming up so I took a spin through a local store because she loves giraffes and they've got a giraffe print collection.

Here's what I ended up with:








They didn't have shoes in her size but I managed to find them on ebay.


Replies

  • lish2127
    May 24, 2010 at 9:58 PM

    I don't shop there either. I very rarely buy Gymboree at garage sales either....not paying $12 for a used outfit. 

    Personally i don't really like the styles...most remind me of stuff my grandmother would've put on me when I was a kid and my mom would've been mad that she put me in them. They do have a few cute lines now and then, and if I was going somewhere special or for pictures I would buy it....but not for every day yikes. The giraffe outfit is cute though!

  • lizmarie1975
    Liz
    May 24, 2010 at 10:29 PM


    Quoting lish2127:

    I don't shop there either. I very rarely buy Gymboree at garage sales either....not paying $12 for a used outfit. 

    Personally i don't really like the styles...most remind me of stuff my grandmother would've put on me when I was a kid and my mom would've been mad that she put me in them. They do have a few cute lines now and then, and if I was going somewhere special or for pictures I would buy it....but not for every day yikes. The giraffe outfit is cute though!

    Naiya just loves giraffes and I thought it was cute and since it was on sale...I don't think I'd shop there very often though.  She's too rough & tumble for their stuff.

  • Wyldbutterfly
    May 25, 2010 at 7:22 AM

    I love that dress.

  • Dawne98
    by Dawne98
    May 25, 2010 at 7:57 AM

    I love IT!!!!

  • Mom2jngnc
    May 25, 2010 at 8:20 AM

     I too don't buy too much Gymboree used. I am astounded at the # of people that slap high prices on it b/c of the tag. I have found a few  super cute things when Alex was little that people had the $1 a piece.

    A friend of mine works for Gymbo part time. So she grabs my kids an outfit here and there off the markdown rack, but even then I find the markdowns too "high."

    That is a cute outfit.

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