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30 things every woman should own, according to 5-year-old girls

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Something caught your eye in this week’s magazine?  

As part of Stylist’s Made By Girls takeover – which saw our entire issue crafted by a team of girls aged 5 – 17, in honour of International Day of the Girl – we travelled to Glasgow and asked class P2 to create this week’s Style List.

It was certainly an eye-opening experience, as 30 girls, all aged between five and eight years old, schooled us on everything we thought we knew about fashion, homewares, beauty.

We have to say, we think their choices are wise beyond their years. Enjoy!

Oonagh, 5

“I like these Stella McCartney x Stan Smith shoes – they have laces which I can do up.” 

£235, harveynichols.com

Iris, 8

“I love these Disney earrings, Simba in The Lion King is very cute!” 

£32, couturekingdom.co.uk

Beth, 5

“I’d put this rug in the living room and make everyone take their shoes off so it didn’t get dirty.” 

£59, made.com

Bianca, 5

“My mum wanted a table lamp and never found one, so she’d like this. I would give it to her.” 

£450, clippings.com

Joann, 8

“I think all adults like nice things so they would like this ring.” 

£125, monicavinader.com

Ares, 6

“This Monki T-shirt is so colourful and it looks comfy, I think my dad would like it.” 

£10, monki.com

Margreeta, 6 ½

“I like to sit and read at night and I think this chair would be really good for that.” 

£350, next.co.uk (available soon)

Alexia, 9

“This ID bracelet would make a really nice present for someone special.” 

£230, lauraleejewellery.com

Katie, 7

“I like this grey satin shirt a lot. I think it definitely looks fashion forward.” 

£59 (now in the sale for £33), stories.com

Niamh, 7

“This Soho Home Oxford Sleigh bed just looks so comfy!” 

£2,395, sohohome.com

Molly, 7

“Apple watches are amazing because you can even play games on them.” 

£799, apple.com

Emma, 5

“It’s important to have an electric toothbrush, because then you don’t have to move as much.” 

£299, philips.co.uk

Orlagh, 8

“I like this light-pink jacket a lot and there are trousers to match. I love fashion and clothes.” 

£250, reiss.com (available soon)

Beau, 5

“I picked this Ted Baker necklace because I like flowers. I would gift this to myself – I deserve it.” 

£49, argento.com

Deetya, 7

“This could be a great wedding gift but I won’t get married. My husband would spend my money.”

£120, tiffany.co.uk

Niamh, 5

“This eyeshadow palette has all the best colours and I love the hearts.” 

£39, toofaced.com

Nooraya, 8

“If you need a new jacket for winter this fringed one would be so cool.” 

£85 (now in the sale for £40), topshop.com

Sunnie, 6

“I like the cushion because it’s fluffy and I like sleeping on fluffy things – they feel very nice.” 

£75, trouva.com

Alyannah, 6

“I really like this jumper. I love stripes, I like wearing stripes. I’ve got them on right now.” 

£55, weekday.com

Amber, 5

“This bed looks really warm. My bed at home is a bit cold and uncomfortable.” 

£1,950, thewhitecompany.com

Olivia, 5

“This Lily & Roo locket is very beautiful. The heart is so pretty.” 

£85, wolfandbadger.com

Lily, 6

“My mummy and daddy have a bed like this. You can put a wedding dress veil on it.” 

£795, thewhitecompany.com

Amy, 5

“This cushion cover is in my favourite light-blue colour and it looks nice and comfy.”

£29.99, zarahome.com

Nawel, 6

“My mum loves make-up especially mascara but I like these.”

£79.99, spectrumcollections.com

India, 8

“This Boucheron watch would catch the light and you would always know where it was.” 

£10,100, selfridges.com

Eleanor, 8

“My cat Dash likes hiding in corners so we use wiggly toys like this to bring him out.” 

£26.95, store.styletails.com

Aliza, 5½

“Fabs are my favourite. Everybody likes ice lollies!” 

£2.20 for six, tesco.com

Emma, 7

“I like the colour of this floor lamp and the way it’s like a flower so it’s my favourite.” 

£184, johnlewis.com

Tina, 5

“Sometimes at night I can’t really see to read so I need a light. This one is really pretty.” 

£153, bonpoint.com

Anna, 7

“These earrings remind me of rainforest animals. I love animals because my granny has a farm.” 

£85, lesnereides.com

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