Jump to content

Magazine suggestions for 11yr old girl
Very interested in fashion


  • Please log in to reply
10 replies to this topic

#1 DPR

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:58 PM

I have an 11 year old niece who is very very interested in fashion.  I would like to get her something different for chrissy and I thought about a magazine subscription but have no idea what is approapriate ie dolly etc.  Can someone a whole lot younger than me advise what would be an age appropriate mag I can get her....

TIA..

D

#2 jayskette

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:06 PM

I actually would recommend Dolly (not cleo or cosmo or any of the kids cartoon mags)

#3 frozie

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:07 PM

Last christmas I gave my 10yo niece a subscription to Total Girl which she loved.  She asked for another subscription this year as she loved getting something every month in the mail.  This year I went with this one as her mum said she was looking at the mag in the newsagency and thought it was 'cool':

http://www.isubscribe.com.au/It-GiRL-Magaz...ubscription.cfm

#4 DPR

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:12 PM

Thanks for the Dolly suggestion, I was a little hesitant re this mag cause if I remember (which was a long time ago) it did contain stuff that might not go down well with her mum.....  I might pop into the newsagent and check one out.  

I did look at the Total girl but didnt know if it was "too young" but will check that out too.

Thanks ladies....

#5 insertemotion

Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:14 PM

My 12 year old has had total girl for a few years and has asked for her subscription to be renewed for another year.

I read Dolly the other day in a Dr's surgery as I was expecting her to want to upgrade soon, but to be honest, I'm glad she likes Total Girl and I don't know if I would be comfortable with Dolly. While it's not that bad, it's definitely no longer for innocent girls. I remember reading it at 12.

#6 starsg

Posted 15 December 2012 - 01:56 AM


if she is really obsessed with fashion why not get a proper couture mag like vogue or harpers? tbh the mags for young girls are just pure fluff but if she really has a keen interest in fashion (not just teen trends) it might be very inspiring for her original.gif

#7 papilio

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:00 AM

What about Frankie?  http://www.frankie.com.au/

#8 rabbit hyde

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:35 AM

QUOTE (papilio @ 15/12/2012, 03:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about Frankie?  http://www.frankie.com.au/


+1 for the above.

It's a fantastic magazine - They usually feature a lot of up coming Australian designers and interviews and info regarding getting into the industry.

I find it less commercial and narrow minded then Dolly.

#9 unselfish

Posted 15 December 2012 - 08:35 AM

QUOTE (rabbit hyde @ 15/12/2012, 03:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
+1 for the above.


+20

#10 busymum01

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:10 PM

I ordered a Total Girl subscription for my 11yo just yesterday. I felt Girlfriend and Dolly was a little too much for her to take in (and myself) whereas TG was a bit of fluff on all sorts.

#11 Old Grey Mare

Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:06 PM

I went to buy Dolly for my DD when she was about 14 and just flicked through the issue first. What an eye opener. When I was buying Dolly the medical advice pages were full of pimples and periods but the issue I looked at had a girl writing in for advice on what to do about her boyfriend, who was also having sex with her brother!




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Britain's youngest parents: mother 12, father 13

A 12-year-old schoolgirl and her 13-year-old boyfriend are believed to have become Britain?s youngest parents, after the birth of their baby girl earlier this week.

When Prince George met Bilby George

Prince George has met an Aussie marsupial named after him in his first official engagement in Australia.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Pregnant woman dies after doctor removes ovary instead of appendix

When a UK woman went to hospital suffering appendicitis, doctors mistakenly removed her healthy ovary - with tragic consequences.

The milestones I can't wait to celebrate

Nothing can beat the feeling of witnessing that first smile, first step and first word - but here's a list of 'firsts' I'm really looking forward to now.

How you develop in your baby's first year

Just as babies undergo rapid growth as they learn and change in their first year, we?re learning and changing quickly as parents, too. Don?t underestimate the developmental stages you go through when you have a baby.

Can you make your baby smarter even before birth?

A product new to Australia claims to help babies be born "as intelligent as possible", but not all experts agree on the benefits of educating babies while still in the womb.

How a mother's love helped unearth the skills of an autistic savant

Autistic savant Ping Lian Yeak, a prodigious artist who has had his work shown all over the world, couldn't have done it without the support and love of his proud mum.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

A tiny heart: a baby?s death gives life to another

Simon Alexander Garcia lived only one brief hour. But somewhere, a little girl?s heart is beating today because of him.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Why is childbirth still such a pain?

The options given to women to help them cope in labour have barely changed in years.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win the brand new phil&teds vibe

Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.

Baby sleep

From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Itchibubs: clothes for babies and toddlers with eczema

Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Caring for kids helps grandmothers stay mentally alert

Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.

Why I loved my third home water birth

After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.

Revealed: 7 ways food marketers try to trick consumers

If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.