Is it Really Snobby to Want a Burberry Diaper Bag?
I wanted to get some opinions regarding how other Moms feel about owning a Burberry diaper bag. I didn’t even catch there was a problem about my diaper bag until I went to lunch with my sister-in-law. She wanted to know if I could come over to her house for lunch, and since I don’t get to see her often, I readily agreed, we’ve always been great friends. When I showed up the air was tense for some reason. My 4-month old daughter had fallen asleep on the ride over and didn’t notice. I definitely felt something was “off.” I sat down on the sofa and asked her if there was anything she’d like help with. She said she just wanted to talk to me heart to heart about finances. I said that I meant help in the kitchen, and I really didn’t think my financial situation was anyone’s business.
Why Would You Spend That Much?
That’s when she hit me with “the talk.” She said she wanted to know since I’m not working and my husband (her baby brother) and I were a single income family if I felt it was fair to own a designer diaper bag. It really shocked me. Apparently, I was flaunting the diaper bag at my mother-in-law’s birthday party a couple of weeks before. I told her yes, I was laid off due to a department downsize towards the end of my pregnancy, but I’m extremely employable, and then I stopped talking. I realized I had nothing to defend here, it wasn’t that I wasn’t working, it was because someone looked up Burberry diaper bags online and decided I spent the money. In reality, that diaper bag was a gift from my mother, but was that anyone’s business where I got my diaper bag?
Don’t You Feel Like It Is Wasted Money on a Diaper Bag?
She kept going back to me spending the price of her beater car she drove to work every day on a diaper bag. I was getting livid, and my daughter was starting to stir. I don’t know if it was my tone or she was feeling how attacked I was feeling. I let her finish giving me what “someone” had noticed about me. I can only assume this someone is the other sister-in-law that has always had issues with me since we went to high school together. I let her finish giving me all the reasons I’m failing as a wife and mother in the eyes of others over this diaper bag, and then I asked her if I could say one thing. She looked at me, and I simply said, “I didn’t buy the diaper bag, it was a gift for my birthday from my mother.” And I have to admit, the look on her face was priceless.
Burberry Diaper Bag Will Lead to a Child Demands Expensive Everything
She didn’t apologize, but we moved on from that unpleasant conversation, and had a nice lunch together. Then, during a slice of cheese cake for dessert, she brought up my Burberry diaper bag again. She wanted to know if I had any idea if my mother got a deal on it. Which I suppose was another way of asking if it was a knock off Burberry or was my mother a spendthrift. I just said I had no idea. In truth, I knew everything about this diaper bag. I love Burberry accessories. I had mentioned to my mother when I was nearing the end of my pregnancy, I would love a diaper bag by Burberry, but with my job being dissolved it wasn’t right. I had no idea she was going to gift it to me for my birthday. One of the best arguments my sister-in-law gave me prior to finding out this diaper bag was a gift was that I was setting up my daughter to demand only designer items all her life.
Is the Quality of a Burberry Diaper Bag Worth It?
The bottom line for me is the quality. I have never had an accessory from Burberry that didn’t live up to its name. I’ve had a Burberry trench coat I’ve worn for nearly a decade, and it still looks sharp. They’ve been around since the mid-1800′s, not exactly a fly by night company. This diaper bag will see me through this child with ease. If I am blessed with my babies in the future, this diaper bag will be ready to give more years of service. After the kids don’t need their gear hauled around any longer in a diaper bag, this bag will make a great tote.
What do you think? Does owning a Burberry diaper bag make me a snob? I’d love to know what your opinions are about it.