Over the years I've had more of a dislike relationship with Boden than a like one. All the fault of some PR person and my grudge bearing but anyway...I also find a lot of the prints and cuts a bit too naff for my liking although there are always some good items. Of my clients who need a bit of Boden in their life, I keep a tight rein on what they can get. I'm very directional.
On the plus side I always buy something for the petit garcon from Boden. Good quality and nice things for boys being hard to come by. When I purchased him a few items recently online I received them in dribs and drabs. I was also told that one item wouldn't be available for four weeks. Boden then sent me a feedback survey on my experience. Ahem, I let rip. The missing item turned up a few days later. I'd forgotten all about it when last week I got a postcard from Boden thanking me for my feed back!
It was a handwritten card (good touch). It was sincere (another good touch) and most of all it had some really cute dogs on the front plus a cute little boy on a skateboard having fun. Ah, I smiled. Imagine if it had been signed love Johnnie!
These are the Make Do hot numbers from Boden ... you have my stylist blessings.
Cable Knit tunic £95 enough to make you want to book a ski or snow bound holiday
Sumptuous Knitted tunic £79 Mrs MDS would like this to wear on Christmas Day
Rosette Ribbon Cardigan £59 perfect to add to a pencil skirt for work, supper or causal drinks.
Circle Applique dress, this time the product has been withdrawn due to fabric flaws - go on Johnnie sell them as damaged goods at a bargain price.
Elegant Velvet Jacket £95 a great evening out number and I love velvet so there's no going wrong with this
Milanese Tunic unfortunately sold out, as are two other good dresses, mmm shame but it shows how you have to get your stocks right when a design hits the sweet spot..or as a customer get in early.
Velvet Mary Janes £110 just makes me feel all Christmassy and sparkly!
And talking of something sparkly Glittering Clutch £69
Rich Velvet scarf £39 yes the velvet is the main theme but you'll be glad of it on a cold night
Corsage Pumps flat shoes £79 perfect host shoes for the party season
Skinny belt £35 - hurry the leopard print one has nearly gone!