Posts tagged "kids"

At German Fashion Week: A Congregation Of Cuties

Kiddie line Forget.Me.Not showed at German Fashion Week and blogger Susie Bubble was on hand to capture adorable images of even more adorable kids prancing in cute/silly clothes. Why can’t grown-up shows be this fun? [Style Bubble]…

By: Lily Q / June 9, 2010

Musings Of A 4-Year-Old Fashion Critic: “Maybe It’s From A Fuzzy Monkey?”

Kids might be small humans without fully developed brains, but they do have a way of putting things the simplest way. So when it comes to fashion, we might actually do good to listen to them, seeing as they have only aesthetics to go on and their minds aren’t yet tainted by the fashion media’…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 31, 2010

Is Giving Your Baby Pop Rocks Cute Or Cruel?

I’m a big fan of videos featuring other people’s kids trying something new for the first time and laughing about it. Like that little boy who was filmed by his dad after a trip to the dentist and he was all high on whatever they gave him and was kind of tripping out –…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2010

“Single Ladies” Tots Have Danced “Sexy” Before

They’re baaaaack! Remember the little girls who did that super amazing but sorta sexy dance to Beyonce’s “Single Ladies,” and people went nuts over whether it was appropriate or not? Well, their parents hit the morning shows last week saying the dance performance (posted on YouTube) was “taken out of context.” However, it tur…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2010

Meet Cecilia Cassini, 10-Year-Old Fashion Designer

Is it just us, or has the past year been like The Invasion of the Superkids? Today we have another pint-sized talent to add to the list: Cecilia Cassini, a 10-year-old fashion designer. Getting her start at age 6 on a Singer sewing machine, Cecilia learned the craft by logging obsessive hours with a needle…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 1, 2010

Burberry Kids Campaign Causes Womb Pangs

These child models for Burberry’s kid’s collection are so cute we might puke. Doesn’t this kind of make you want to have kids just so you can parade them around in a mini Burberry trench? [Style Frizz]…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 2, 2010

Hello, Little Girls Can Be Doctors Too!

The debate over gender issues in children’s toys has been long-running. You know the “rules”: Dolls are meant for girls and trucks are for boys. Well, now an organization called Pinkstinks is putting up a fight against old stereotypes and targeting one store specifically–the U.K.-based retailer Sainsbury. You see, Sainsbury has been selling children’s dress-u…

By: Bianca Posterli / March 26, 2010

Let’s Play Matchmaker With Celebrity Children!

Dating is hard as it as, so just imagine what it would be like your if parents were Bruce Willis or Arnold Schwarzenegger. You’d have to worry about whether someone was dating you because you’re you, or because your dad either (a) starred in “Die Hard” or (b) was the Terminator. That must be pretty…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2009

These Kids Dress Better Than You Do

We all troll The Sartorialist for style inspiration and general lusting for items of clothing and shoes that we’ll never be able to afford. But now there’s Planet Awesome Kid, which is basically like a miniature version of everyone’s favorite street style photographs. Julia Samersova, a model agent and casting director, created the site to…

By: Bianca Posterli / November 25, 2009

Now 3-Year-Olds Have Better Wardrobes Than You!

And now for the latest in vomit-inducing trends: personal shoppers for toddlers. Over in the U.K., the Daily Mail reports that big-time department stores like Harrods and Harvey Nichols have come to specialize in the growing field of baby fashion, which has mothers clamoring for tiny Uggs, miniature Dior blazers, and Fendi scarves. These moms,…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 13, 2009

Design Dollhouses: Creative Or Creepy?

We get it with the whole parenting thing—once you have a kid, the house goes from something like looking like a Design Within Reach showroom to a backdrop for a Disney cartoon. For the parent who wishes to maintain a high-design pad, there’s a litany of concept toys out there on the market—like these Home…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 12, 2009

Study Proves Kids Today Just Want To Be Famous

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a veterinarian. And then a firefighter. Then a marine biologist. Then a screenwriter. But according to a study of 3,000 kids in the U.K., today’s pre-teens have very, very different goals: Twelve percent want to be sports stars; eleven percent want to be pop stars; and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 4, 2009

Has American Apparel Gone Too Far?

American Apparel: the store people either love to hate or hate to love. As for us, we go back and forth, at times comically appalled by its hijinks and shenanigans, other times in love with its new fashions. Shopping at American Apparel can feel like a guilty pleasure—you know you’re buying into hipster culture, yet…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 29, 2009

Would You Let Your Kid Wear … Pasties?

Twisted Twee is offering this decidedly provocative shirt for the kids. Yes, that is a shirt for a child. And it has a set of sequin, tasseled pasties on it. Of the sort, say, a stripper, or, you know, a burlesque dancer would wear, and not, uh, a child. Also? It’s described as “Something for…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 18, 2009

Perpetually Pregnant Mother Tries To Keep Her 14th Baby

A woman in England is giving OctoMom, the Gosselins, and the Duggars a run for their money. Theresa Winters is pregnant with her 14th child, but she’s never actually raised any of her other 13 kids past the age of two. Social Services keeps taking them! After the perpetually-pregnant mother was “taken into care” whe…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 30, 2009

Rich Women Have More Sons Than Daughters

If you thought the easiest way to tell the financial status of a woman was by the kind of car she drives, the size of her diamonds, or how affected her accent is, guess again. A new “scientific” study claims that wealthier woman have more sons than daughters. Um, ohh-kay. A group of Dutch researcher…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 8, 2009

What’s So Wrong With A Woman Being Selfish?

There’s no better way to get everybody fighting than to bring up the “having kids” or “not having kids” debate. The so-called “mommy wars” are a surefire way to make everybody defensive!

But the discussion gets the nastiest and most infuriating when women with kids accuse women sans kids of being “selfish”—which happened repeatedly…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 16, 2009

10 Reasons Not To Have Kids Yet…Or Ever

Cameron Diaz thinks your kids are bad for the environment.

Well, no, not really. But she told Cosmopolitan she thinks women shouldn’t be pressured into procreating or “shunned” for not having kids because “honestly, we don’t need anymore kids. We have plenty of people on this planet already.”

While we agree with Camero…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2009

My Son And I Are Dating My Boyfriend

I waited five months before introducing my boyfriend, Andy, to my 3-year-old son. All the books and advice givers, including my therapist, suggested we meet at a public place; I chose the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and invited my mother to come along as a buffer.

By: YourTango.com / April 7, 2009

A Grade School View Of Marriage

A friend of mine just heard that his 9-year-old godson proposed to a girl in his class who he’s been crushing on. Last night at a skating party, he bought a plastic ring and asked her to marry him. The kid’s mom told him, “If she says yes, you’ll have to pay for her the…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 19, 2008
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