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Does your family share clothes?

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Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 30 Jun 2008 22:05

When the girls lived at home we used to find that if one of us sorted out clothes to get rid of, the others would descend like vultures and run off with things they fancied!

Some bits of clothing seemed to go round and round from one wardrobe to the next.

I think the T shirt I'm wearing belonged to one of them once.

I've inherited trainers and wellies from them before now because they grew out of shoes and I've got little feet.

When they were at school I got fed up with sorting socks so just bought loads of black socks and let them share.

Sue
x

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 30 Jun 2008 21:42

My daughters often " share" each others clothes / shoes...............sometimes with out asking......that is when the sparks start to fly..........lol

They don't often go after my clothes as I'm a scruffy rat bag.............lol

Carole

Carole Report 30 Jun 2008 21:36

My daughter often wears my clothes. I call her mini me! She turned up one day wearing the same scarf as I had on!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Jun 2008 19:10

Well my daughter would raid my wardrobe when she came visiting to see if i had anything she liked that I couldnt wear any more cos my weight was going up. She was often complimeted on something she wore and asked where she bought it, She would say she had been shopping at her MUMS.
I dont have anything more now that she could wear cos she has lost weight and i have put more on !!

Kay????

Kay???? Report 30 Jun 2008 19:08

Sadly no they outsize me,by couple of sizes,and couldnt have hand me downs either as I was years younger,,,

Dont mention teaspoons,or forks my drawer eats them over night,,at least 4 hav gone in the last couple of months and were new ones,few month back,

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 30 Jun 2008 19:05

Yes!! And we call it recycling:o)
Daughter's fiance's aunt buys new stuff every 'season' (no children obviously LOL). When she's finished with it, she hands it on to her sister (daughter's fiance's mum). What his mum doaen't want goes to my daughter, what daughter doesn't want comes to me!!

It's darn good stuff too - Jaeger etc. I just wish she would put on a little weight like the rest of us have.
I got 2 pairs of brand new shoes last week - she bought 2 pairs (one pink suede, the other black leather)because she was in an exclusive shop on holiday in Cornwall and couldn't decide which to buy. Wore one pair for an afternoon and went off them!!! LOL

Dawnieher3headaches

Dawnieher3headaches Report 30 Jun 2008 18:50

Lis is wearing a tshirt I bought laddo, he needed a brown one for something and I had a choice of two so bought them both and she has hijacked one of them.
She has also been known to 'borrow' my tops if hers arent washed and shes not going out.

All her stuff is checked before she throws it and kept for tiddler if I can.

d x

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 30 Jun 2008 18:44

There was a time when all the family's clothes were too large for me.... now they wouldn't fit around my ankle, lol!!

OH is still tall and slim......and the boys follow him!

When they were home, they used always to nick his socks and pants..... and B would pinch his boots and old combats at one time....

I noticed that last time B was here, half of OH's socks disappeared again........ mmmmmmm!

They are more likely to wander off with my tea towels, bedding and similar, these days.... and what is it about teaspoons????

Love

Daff xxx

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 30 Jun 2008 18:42

yeh
well i say share
my daughter sometimes pinches stuff of mine if i gone off it and it still nice , or mostly just bought

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 30 Jun 2008 18:39

I'm wearing a T shirt I don't recall buying.
I think it is probably one of my girls' cast-offs which I claimed to wear around the house.


Does your family sometimes share clothes?

Gwyn