The pain of finding clothing for teenage boys

Kian has had a bit of a growth spurt in recent months – his shoe size has shot up by two whole sizes and his trousers were arguing with his ankles so it was apparent we needed to do some clothes shopping. Like most 14 year old boys he was quite happy to lounge around the house in his ankle swingers and the thought of shopping for clothes filled him with horror – losing precious gaming time to be dragged… Continue Reading “The pain of finding clothing for teenage boys”

Next Home and Garden Hedge End

Next Hedge End

The new Next Home and Garden store in Hedge End, Southampton is quite simply stunning! The purpose-built store, which was designed by Stanton Williams is contemporary, simple and elegant, with feature walls and stone, ceramic and wood floor finishes. The store has three floors – the lower ground floor, where we accidentally went down to in the lift, is the main storage and delivery area.  The ground floor provides the sales floor areas for childrenswear, womenswear, home department and garden centre.  The… Continue Reading “Next Home and Garden Hedge End”

Next Kids Summer Range

I don’t know about you, but my kids are always far better dressed than I am. I have been a fan of Next children’s wear since I had my first child 20 years ago and I cannot think of think of a time that they didn’t have at least one item of clothing from Next in their wardrobe, so I was really excited when I was invited to their HQ in Leicester to see their summer range before it hit… Continue Reading “Next Kids Summer Range”