(French) Baby Chic

29 August 2016

Little Spree: La Redoute baby collection edit

We love a bit of La Redoute. But particularly the kidswear and the homewear (did you see the gorgeous cushions from Saturday’s post?). But the thing we love the most about La Redoute? The fact that they almost always have some kind of amazing sale on! And right now is one of those times. They currently have a Bank Holiday 30% discount code (ending at midnight tonight), which magically makes everything that was already a bargain, a total bargain! So everything here is showing the pre-sale price (yes really!). We particularly love the baby collections at the moment (although, do bear in mind that most of these things go up to age three, so ‘baby and beyond’ as we like to call it…), and have already done our edit for you (let’s face it, you can lose entire days (and not to mention, the will to live) trawling through websites during sale times, so why bother when you don’t need to?). We have found a mix of mostly new season, as well as some great, late sale bargains (some things are 50% off) for next summer, so get ready for a bit of ‘buy now, stash for later’ action ladies…

Sarah & Nicky xx

BABY GIRL

 

BABY BOY

ps: if anyone’s interested, I just ordered this storage drawer for underneath Tabarlow’s bunk beds. Perfect for chucking all their crap in that you just want to ‘disappear’ at the end of the day… SC

Little Shop of gorgeousness

21 July 2016

Little Spree's Little Shop

Hot on the (slightly larger) heels of the Mama Shop, the Little Shop has been re-stocked. You’ll find our Summer holiday edit – our favourite pieces for babies, boys and girls in the most gorgeous colours and prints, all perfect for the Summer months. And many of them are on sale – even better! But don’t take our word for, take a look for yourself…
Happy shopping, and happy holidays!!

Sarah & Nicky xx

Beach Baby

18 July 2016

Baby girl holidayn outfit - Little Spree

1.Mango Straw Hat £8.99 (was £17.99)
2. Mango Embroidered Cotton Dress (1-12 months) £7.99 (was £15.99)

Our first holiday with the twins was to Tuscany when they were eight months old. Not the easiest holiday I’ve ever had (living without a nappy bin, was definitely living ‘on the edge’…), but I always remember Tabitha and I in our matching Mexican embroidered dresses at the beach one day. So when I saw this one it reminded me how cute this type of simple dress is on baby girls. And just add a too big straw hat for extra cuteness…
Here are a few more options from Bonton, Louis Louise, Stella McCartney, and ilovegorgeous (all one sale).

Sarah & Nicky xx

Sister Style

4 July 2016

Cute matching dresses for sisters - LITTLE SPREE

1. Gap Embrodered Dress (XS-XXL) £29.95
2. Gap Embroidered Dress (12 months-5 years) £24.95

How cute would two little sisters look in these folky Summer dresses? And if you feel like joining in, how about this Isabel Marant sale bargain (I have already bought it – SC).

Sarah & Nicky xx

Boys Sale Round-Up

30 June 2016

Boys sale round-up - LILTTLE SPREE

1. Carrement Beau T-Shirt (2-12 years)  £24.00 (was £30.00)
2. Mango Sunglasses £6.49 (were £12.99
3. Louis Louise Jumper (3 months-12 years) £56.31 (was £80.44)
4. Sunchild Shorts (2-12 years) £42.25 (were £52.81)
5. Zef Star Bag £35.75 (was £44.69)
6. Pepe Suede Sandals (sizes 24-34) £42.25 (were £52.81)
7. Hartford Henley T-Shirt (2-16 years) £27.79 (was £46.31)

As well as filling the gaps in their Summer wardrobe, Summer sales are also an opportunity to make a (cheap chic) start on the season ahead. For now we love these khaki green shorts and navy sandals for their classic versatility,and we’re making a start on our boys Autumn wish-lists with this Louis Louise navy jumper and these long sleeve t-shirts. Well we say Autumn, but actually long sleeve t-shirts (along with rain macs and wellies) seem to be essential Summer-wear so far. Still, we remain optimistic that short sleeve t-shirts will be required – I have bought Bailey this ukulele one from Hartford and this lovely Bellerose grey linen one. For those days where it’s chilly, then sunny, hot then chilly, sunny, rainy and chilly again, we’ll be layering them under this Babe & Tess navy sweatshirt, and for really chilly days this Hartford cosy fleece lined grey one.

Nicky & Sarah xx

Girls Sale Round-Up

27 June 2016

Girls sale round-up - LITTLE SPREE

1. Bonton Blouse (3-12 years) £42.64 (was £53.30)
2. Caramel Baby & Child Embroidered Dress (3-10 years) £77.35 (was £96.69
3. Boden Cardigan (1-12 years) £23.60 (was £29.50)
4. Boden Gladiator Sandals (sizes 22-39) £18.55-£25.20 (were £26.50-£31.50)
5. Bonton ‘Happy’ Hairclip (sold as part of a set of two) £9.88 (was £12.35)
6. Le Temps Des Cerise Denim Skirt (10-16 years) £27.22 (was £54.44)

These are a few of our favourite sales pieces for girls. We always make the most of the sales, particularly for the more expensive brands that we don’t usually indulge in that often. We’ve also included these fab Boden glads (don’t forget they also come in leopard print, as styled by Tabitha…) as they are such a great buy, plus this cardigan (why is it so hard to find nice, affordable girls’ cardigans??).
Some more sale bargains: Carament Bleu frilled Breton, Louis Louise sun dress, Bonton cat basket, Bellerose lace dress, Babe & Tess striped all-in-one, and Tabitha’s favourite ‘Alice in Wonderland dress’ from Boden.

Sarah & Nicky xx