The answer, clearly, is to shop carefully. This Marie-Chantal sample sale on the Kings Road is offering designer clothes from £5 for babies, boys and girls form 0-12 years old has designer clothes at prices that won't make you want to pull your hair out when your little darlings get too big.
This stylish childrenswear is designed by the crown Princess of Denmark, and as well as being most famous for its signature Angel Wing onsie, it offers beautiful clothes for winter parties and - our favourite - soft cotton cardigans for little princesses already reduced from £69 to £20.
For London's little Princes, riding jackets and dinner jackets and cashmere sweaters will also be on offer. Soft pastel colours and elegant designs are the watchword of a Marie-Chantal boutique.
These outfits fit for Royalty are also enjoying 20% off online, but if you do decide to visit in person, don't forget to reserve your place.
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|Marie-Chantal Sample Sale
|Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London, SW3 5EE | MAP
|Sloane Square (underground)
20 Jan 16 – 22 Jan 16, 2pm-8pm on 20th January, 12pm-8pm on 21st January, 12pm-6pm on 22nd January
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