REVIEW – Orla Kiely GroBag

REVIEW – Orla Kiely GroBag

Orla Kiely Grobag Review

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Ever since we had our first child, Erin, back in 2013, we have been HUGE fans of The Gro Company’s products. Neve is now 5 months old, and recently transitioned into a Grobag after using the Gro Snug when we came home from hospital. Originally Neve really liked to be swaddled, but after using the two step transition process from the Gro Snug, she is now happy to sleep with her arms out in that adorable ‘arms in the air slumber’! 🙂

We have always used the Original Grobags and quite frankly, the copy cats do not even come close for quality.

We are also massive fans of Orla Kiely, so I was chuffed to bits when I heard that The Gro Company were doing a collaboration on some stunning Grobag designs. When Erin was 2, we had one of The Gro Company’s previous collaborations with Anorak (the Bouncing Bunnies design) and absolutely loved it.

There are a variety of Orla Kiely designs to chose from  including Apple, Bird and Boats, and the more recent arrivals of the Martian, Sausage Dog and Daisy. We selected the Orla Kiely Birds Travel Gro Bag.

About The Product

As with all of the Gro Company’s Grobag designs, the Orla Kiely Gro Bag in size 0-6 months can be used from birth, featuring small press studs under the arms for younger babies, to ensure they don’t pull their arms back in to the bag or get themselves into a pickle!

Grobag has worked closely with The Lullaby Trust to promote Safer Sleep for babies, and each Grobag comes with a free nursery thermometer and guide of what to wear to ensure you child sleeps safely and doesn’t overheat.

They are available in a range of sizes and tog ratings (including 1 tog for Summer months and 2.5 tog for Winter months) and prices start at £34.99.

You can see the full range at The Gro Store.

Our Experience

The Orla Kiely Gro Bag designs are really striking. They are modern and bold, with repeating patterns across the entire design. I was really pleased when ours arrive – I love the feminine yet non ‘girly’ feel to the Apple design, and felt that it would go really well with the lime green colouring we have in Neve’s nursery. There is also a subtle Orla Kiely logo to the nape of the neck.

We chose a 2.5 tog Grobag and were pleased at how snuggly and warm it felt to the touch.

We had never used a travel Grobag before but are now wondering why we never had one with our eldest! They are an absolute godsend!!

The travel Grobag’s feature a very clever double front zip and pocket at the back of the bag, enabling the bag to be used with a five point harness system. This means if you are due to travel with your child overnight, or they are likely to fall asleep in the car, you can put them in the Grobag first, then thread through the harness to ensure your child is safely secured within their carseat, whilst at the same time being cosy and comfortable. We are reminded all the time about the dangers of using winter coats and car seats, and the travel Grobags really help overcome this problem.

We have really made use of the travel feature of the Orla Kiely design – last night Neve fell asleep in the car on the way back from my Mother in Laws, and I was able to transition her into her cot without waking her, keeping her warm and content in the Grobag the entire time! 🙂

As with other Grobags we have had, the zips are protected and do not touch your child’s skin and there is a small flap of material at the neck to ensure that babies chin isn’t in contact with the metal parts.

Night time nappy changes are really easy – you can simply unzip the bag at the bottom and pop their legs out, whilst keeping the rest of her body warm.

Overall, I really love this Orla Kiely Grobag, and am tempted to treat myself to a few of the other designs as I love how they look in the nursery!  I can also sleep safe in the knowledge that she wont get cold or kick blankets off during the night. This is particularly important now the nights are getting colder.

Want to win your own? One lucky winner will get their hands on an Orla Kiely Grobag in the design, size and tog of their choice! Which one will you choose?

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*Disclosure – we were sent an Orla Kiely Grobag for the purpose of this review, however all thoughts and opinions are my own.

268 Comments

  1. VICki

    Love Orla Kiely!! We have some of their bedding and it’s stunning!

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    • Vicki

      Ps. Pocketful of fins for us definitely!!

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  2. Becky Yeomans

    I love the Martians design!

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  3. CAT

    I love the APPLE DESIGN

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  4. Liam

    I love the Boats design.

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  5. Jennifer

    I love the sugar and spice group bag

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  6. Beth

    We love the The Gro Store range too and are looking at getting the gro clock at the moment! Fab products!

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  7. christine shelley

    I like the Puddy-Tat Green Grobag

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  8. Stephanie Coals

    I love the birds design, its gorgeous

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  9. Tracy K Nixon

    I love the Daisy Spot Flower Orla Kiely design!

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  10. Kelly Glen

    I love the apple design the best.

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  11. Caroline H

    I love the Sausage Dog design.

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  12. Zoe C

    The apple design

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  13. Tracey Ryder

    the martians design is fab

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  14. Christina curtis

    I love the apple design

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  15. emma walters

    i do love the bird design for my little girl x

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  16. Amy Elmes

    I’ve been eyeing these up for ages. We love From bags and Orla Keily! X

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  17. Anthony Harrington

    I love the Apple design!

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  18. Alica

    I love the Martian design! My grandson would look so cute in it!

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  19. Sarah

    So gorgeous! Apples fore me x

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  20. Sarah R

    I love the boats design

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  21. Tracey F

    Very stylish! Cute photos too. I love the Bird one best. X

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  22. Debbie

    i love the apple design so cute ! xx

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  23. Stephanie B

    The Apple design

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  24. Becky Duffy

    I really like the Orla Kiely Daisy Spot Flowers design xx

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  25. Mary N

    I love the Apple design

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  26. Lisa Backsnbumps

    I love the birds design. Grobags are one of the must have baby items.

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  27. Katie

    The floral dreams one is really cute

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  28. iain maciver

    love the Sausage Dog design

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  29. Jamielee Wells

    i love the boats Orla Kiely travel grobag. Ideal for travelling and such a lovely design

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  30. Jules page

    The bird print.

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  31. Katie

    The birds

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  32. Alana walker

    The Apple design is my favourite.x

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  33. Penny H

    I love the Boats design in 2.5 tog 🙂

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  34. Jackie ONeill

    love them all but birds my favourite!

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  35. Zoe

    These are too cute!

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  36. nerdalert1984@hotmail.co.uk

    sausage dog design

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  37. clare h

    i love the apples

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  38. Soph H

    I like the apple design

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  39. Debbie Burfoot

    Love the apples design..lovely

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  40. laura banks

    the martian design

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  41. Hannah Scudder

    I love the daisy flower design, perfect for my niece.

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  42. Angela

    i like the elephant ora kiely grobag x

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  43. Tee simpson

    Love the Daisy spot flower design

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  44. Bob Clark

    I like the boat design

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  45. winnie

    i love the birds one

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  46. Alexandra Dixon-Mersh

    Daisy spot flower for us!

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  47. jemma dwyer

    puddy-Tat Green Grobag

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  48. Jenna

    It’s got to be the bird print! 🙂

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  49. Nicola Says

    No way, didn’t realise there was a sausage dog one! (That’s my fave btw). Will have to add that to my growing shopping list… x

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  50. Sarah Mackay

    Love the cosy owl design

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  51. Dawn Wilkinson

    Apples or Boats no, Apples 🙂

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  52. Sarah

    I like the apples design

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  53. MANDY DOHERTY

    The Daisy Spot Flowers is my favourite

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  54. lyn burgess

    I love the apple design.

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  55. Stephanie

    The apple design is my favourite.

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  56. Marian Fievez

    Love the Sausage Dog design

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  57. Tasha

    Sausage dog

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  58. Carol

    I would love the birds design for our new grandchild to be this year

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  59. lucy

    i love the apples

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  60. Emma eminoglu

    Martians is cute

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  61. Lydia barton

    I love the birds and daisy spot flower designs the best but they’re all great.

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  62. Amanda

    I love the Apple design

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  63. Sirley Young

    Boat design 🙂

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  64. Stacey Carnell

    I love the Little Dino Travel Grobag 🙂

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  65. amy fidler

    I love the boat design x

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  66. Laura LOO

    The Martian one is lovely

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  67. Claire

    Daisy Spot Flower x

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  68. Kate A

    I love the Boats design 🙂

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  69. sarah rees

    the bird design

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  70. Hannah Lord

    I love the martian one I think its relly funky 🙂

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  71. Helen Moulden

    I love the Martian design!

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  72. Sarah lee

    My favourite is the birds

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  73. Hannah Clarke

    I adore the birds print and also the aliens and the sausage dogs and… all of them!!xx

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  74. Sam Williams

    I like the E is for Elephant Travel Grobag

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  75. Diane Carey

    I like the Daisy Spot Flower

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  76. Sue McCarthy

    Love the birds design

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  77. Elaine Savage

    I love the Sausage Dog design

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  78. charlie legrys

    the owl one is very nice

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  79. Laura Pritchard

    The Martian design is cute!

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  80. Lisa Wilkinson

    I love the apple design

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  81. Dee Gillespie

    I absolutely love all of the designs but especially the sausage dog x

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  82. Solange

    I love the apple design.

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  83. Charlotte Burford

    I think the apple design is so, so cute!

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  84. Sarahann Tonner

    The apple design is adorable!

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  85. Stacey Leigh

    I’m torn between the bird one and the Daisy spot flower! My Sofia loves her gro bags she lays there and slams her feet down x

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  86. Ruth Harwood

    puddy-Tat Green Grobag

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  87. karen laing

    I really love to bird design,I can visualise my little grand-daughter in this.A good review,thank you x

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  88. Donna W

    My favourite is the Daisy Spot Flower design.

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  89. Karen Barrett

    Love the Daisy Spot Flower, thank you.

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  90. jo liddement

    I love the Daisy Spot Flower design

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  91. Carol Cann

    I think my fav is the Martians design

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  92. Wendy Clayton

    I like the Daisy design

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  93. pete c

    the Boats Design bag would be my favourite

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  94. suzanne sendell

    Im In love with the Daisy spot design

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  95. Keith Hunt

    Be a Dazzler Grosuit 12-18m

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  96. claire woods

    Boat design

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  97. jen lloyd

    i LOVE THE PUDDY TAT ONE , SO CUTE!

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  98. Toni Pearson

    I love the unique bird design

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  99. LondonREC

    I love the Sausage Dog print!

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  100. Charlie Brunton

    I’m in love with the ‘Puddy Tat’ design!

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  101. Sarah Lambert

    I love the Apple design 🙂

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  102. Jen Schofield

    The apple design!

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  103. katrina walsh

    The martian design is very cute x x x

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  104. Jamie Edwards

    I love the sausage dog one! 😀

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  105. Claire sutherland

    I love this one : Daisy Spot Flower 18-36m 2.5 Tog Orla Kiely Grobag

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  106. Amy Pest

    sausage dog design

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  107. Michaela Hannah

    I’m a big fan of the bird design

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  108. Rich Tyler

    Daisy Spot Flower

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  109. Jo Carroll

    My fave is the ‘Puddy-Tat Green Grobag’. x

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  110. ADEINNE TONNER

    My favourite design from the Orla Kiely range would have to be sausage dog grobag so cute

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  111. Natalie Crossan

    The Martians design! x

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  112. sb

    light owls

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  113. Katie m

    Sausage Dog

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  114. Alice

    Sausage dog 🙂

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  115. Linda Griffiths

    the sausage dog

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  116. Rachel Butterworth

    The sausage dog print is so cute.

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  117. GINNY PARKER

    Love the Daisy Spot Flower 🙂

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  118. Angela Muir

    I love the bird design

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  119. Alina szypillo

    Their all lovely but my favourite is the martian one!

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  120. Conner j h

    The bird one 🙂

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  121. janine atkin

    i love the elephants design

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  122. claire croft

    the bird design one is so cute we love it

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  123. sophie williams

    Love the martians and sausage dogs – so cute, but the owls are beautiful!

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  124. Jacqueline Chapman

    The cosy cats design is my favourite

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  125. Kirsty Ward

    Loving the Apple Design!

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  126. Mary H

    Cute baby! I adore the apple design. I love how easy it is to spot an Orla Kiely design.

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  127. Danielle Spencer

    I adore the Animal Dot Twin Pack Grobag, the dots in particular.

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  128. Stevie

    I think the Beside the Sea pattern would suit my nephew.

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  129. Jodi Hill

    I adore the daisy spot flowers 🙂

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  130. Rebecca roberts

    I love the daisy dress

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  131. Dawn Foster

    the daisy spot flower is really lovely

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  132. Jo Glasspool

    I love the light owls design.

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  133. Beky Austerberry

    I love the Bird design

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  134. Kim Beale

    I love the Sausage Dogs design but not available with a zip in the bigger sizes so the birds one with a zip, easier to get my wriggly toddler in to x

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  135. Dale Dow

    We love the apple design

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  136. Katherine McDonald

    Martian

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  137. Sue Wickins

    Love the apple design

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  138. Jessica Mellor

    I like the all hearts design, so pretty and girly

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  139. olivia hinton

    martian!

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  140. Kimberley Ryan

    To the moon is my favourite

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  141. donna l jones

    I love the Boats design.

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  142. Claire Lacey

    the daisy design

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  143. Ollie Randolph

    The apple design is my favourite.

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  144. Sarah Fielding

    I love the apple design – it so adorable, but there are so many cute designs

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  145. Emma Whittaker

    I love the Cosy Elephant Orla Kiely Gro-Snug 🙂

    Reply
  146. Kat Lucas

    The Apple design

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  147. Rachel Heap

    ah so hard as so many gorgeous designs but have to go with the sausage dog design

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  148. Danika Lloyd

    Birds 🙂

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  149. Allan Fullarton

    I love the Boats design.

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  150. terri kelly

    the apple design is lovely

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  151. Jo Hutchings

    I like the cosy owls design. It’s very cute.

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  152. JULIE WARD

    The hear me roar looks really cute

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  153. Amy Wright

    I recommend gro-bags to all new mummies I know – they have seen us through all 3 children and we still use them for our 14 month old

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  154. holly harmsworth

    I love the daisy spot flower design 🙂

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  155. Keith Hunt

    Puddy-Tat Green Grobag

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  156. Kira Haywood

    Would love one of these!

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  157. Lynsey Buchanan

    The Martians

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  158. Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog)

    Let’s Play Travel Grobag looks fun and colourful!

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  159. Keshia Esgate

    THE LIGHT OWLS

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  160. Georgina Prince

    I think the apples are lovely x

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  161. Fiona Fuller

    ?love the martians grobag 🙂 perfect for my little fella 🙂

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  162. Joanna Ford

    I really like the birds design the best!

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  163. hannah oneill

    I love the boats

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  164. sarah Austin

    I love the daisy spot flowers design

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  165. Lori McKillop

    I love the Martian design 🙂

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  166. Kristy Brown

    I really like the Daisy Spot Flower

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  167. ALLAN EVANS

    The Martians design

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  168. olivia Kirby

    Martian is amazing

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  169. Lynn Jones

    Love the daisy spot flower for my granddaughter

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  170. Kelly

    I’m such a big fan of grobags! My little boy won’t use blankets at all!

    I would choose the new Martian design for the summer!

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  171. Becky John

    I like the apple design

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  172. Paula Phillips

    The Drift Off GroBag

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  173. Gillian Turner

    Daisy spot design, love these they are adorable xx

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  174. Amy McCarthy

    I love the Cosy Elephant Orla Kiely Gro-Snug – so cute!

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  175. Ema J Lowe

    I like the Martian design

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  176. cat

    I love the apple design, but they are all lovely

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  177. Lorna

    I love the alien and the owl designs. Love to win for my rainbow baby, he’s now 3 weeks old xxx

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  178. Karen Lloyd

    Love the boats design.

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  179. Rachel butler

    I absolutely love the Apple design! Xo

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  180. michelle thompson

    love the apple design , i love these grow bags excellent

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  181. Madeline Johns

    I absolutely love the bird print!! 🙂 xx

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  182. Emma Fox

    I love these – especially the boats design 🙂

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  183. Claire tovey

    I love the apples

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  184. Patricia Dewey

    Sausage Dog sounds fun.

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  185. Ellie Hamer

    Love the apple one

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  186. c tindale

    I love the boats design

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  187. Susan B

    The Boats design is my favourite. Very cute.

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  188. Diana

    Daisy Spot Flower is lovely 🙂

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  189. Ursula Hunt

    I like the cosy owls design

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  190. Faith Paul

    i love the hearts design, so cute and girly

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  191. Katy Malkin

    Has to be cosy owls – so lovely!

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  192. Stuart Dunlop

    Wife loves the birds design

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  193. Deborah Bird

    The bird design is my fave x

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  194. Angela Kelly

    I love the apple design, although they are all so pretty.

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  195. katie w

    has to be the apple design

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  196. Helen Allan

    My favourite is the sausage dog design. Thank you!

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  197. Lin martin

    Love grobags and Orla – love the boat deign!

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  198. cathyj

    APPLE DESIGN

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  199. Andrew Hindley

    I love the apple design

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  200. Em S

    The sausage dog design,size 6-18 month 2.5 tog

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  201. Sarah Wilson

    The bird design is my favourite.

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  202. Kat Allinson

    I love the martian design

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  203. Jamie C Millard

    the apple design.

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  204. Antonia Richardson

    Boats design is very cool

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  205. Debbie Henderson

    i love the martian design x

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  206. Donna Caldwell

    I love the pretty bird print

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  207. Jayne K

    I like the Apple design out of all of them and the Daisy from the newest ones.

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  208. ellie spider

    i love the puddy tat design 🙂

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  209. James Holyland

    The martians design

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  210. Lia Burns

    My favourite is the Daisy spot flower x

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  211. claire little

    the Martian design

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  212. jackie curran

    I like the daisy design the most.

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  213. Adrian Bold

    I love the Martians design.

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  214. KARL BOROWY

    the birds design

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  215. Emma Hussain

    The Martian design

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  216. Claire fawkner

    Love the birds – perfect for my niece

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  217. Karen Painter

    Apple design is my favourite

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  218. Amy Cowan

    I love the apple one

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  219. Stephanie whitehurst

    I love the apple one

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  220. Marie rule

    The Daisy Spot Flower Orla Kiely design is lovely

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  221. Maria Jane Knight

    Apples

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  222. Heidi Brown

    I love the cosy owl design – very cute!

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  223. Caroline Shepherd

    I like all of them, but the apple design is my favourite I think! Very bright and fresh for the spring and summer.

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  224. DENISE WILDEN

    Love the Owls design

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  225. Tammy Neal

    I love the Daisy Spot Flower Orla Kiely design! X

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  226. Dale Slough

    I like birdies 😀

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  227. Holly Edmundson

    i love the bird design 😀 its really cute x

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  228. Pauline Dring

    The Daisy design is my favourite

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  229. Jayne Kelsall

    I love the Sugar and Spice design .x

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  230. AG

    Seeing as we don’t know what we’re having I like the owls and light elephants prints.

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  231. Sophie Foulds

    Daisy Spot Flower design is lovely!! <3 xx

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  232. Annalise O'Neill

    Love the Apple one, but they are all very cute 🙂

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  233. Victoria Allum

    I love the Cosy Elephant Orla Kiely Gro-Snug. Thanks for this great giveaway 🙂

    Reply
  234. pauline black

    loving the boats design! fab giveaway!

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  235. Jennifer Baker

    Daisy spot flower Design ♡

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  236. Pam Smith

    The Owl design is fabulous

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  237. Ben Robb

    The Martians are my favourite!

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  238. Amy Rennocks

    The floral dreams one <3

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  239. Emma Davison

    Fruit cocktail

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  240. faye williams

    I love the birds <3

    Reply
  241. Oksana Fitzgerald

    I love the Puddy-Tat Green Grobag

    Reply
  242. Hayley Colburn

    I think my fave is the flowers design one

    Reply
  243. Maria Hackett

    i love the Cosy Elephant Orla Kiely Gro-Snug. super cute x

    Reply
  244. Tamsin Dean

    love the Puddy-Tat Green Grobag

    Reply
  245. laura stewart

    i like the apple design

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  246. Lisa MAUCHLINE

    My favourite is the Apple design as the colours are neutral

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  247. Jess Howliston

    They are all so adorable! I think the cosy owls is my favourite! Thanks for the chance, fingers crossed xx

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  248. Cerys John

    The apple design 🙂

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  249. Jane Middleton

    the bird design

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  250. Danielle Graves

    I absolutely love the Martian print, its lovely and so different

    Reply
  251. Helen Craigs

    I love the sausage dog design

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  252. Monika Bascombe

    Daisy Spot Flower Orla Kiely design is lovely

    Reply
  253. Alenah Jones

    I think my favourite design from the new Orla Kiely range would be the Birds but its a tough one!! Good luck everyone

    Reply
  254. Natalie Gillham

    The bird design is my favorite x

    Reply

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