Are High-End Clothing Brands The Norm for Babies and Kids?

It’s normal for parents to see their kids as an extension of themselves or their mini versions. With this psychology, they tend to dress up their tots to make sure they look good. And when these tots have succeeded at impressing everyone with their natural charm and garb, that’s the time parents feel rewarded and proud.

But with the launch of many baby clothing items for boys and girls from high-end brands, one can easily say that parents are bringing the projection game to new heights. This article may sound too practical for you, but rest assured, you’ll see the points that will make you think twice in case you’re considering dressing up you tots with items from upscale brands.

Not Bad, If You Can Afford It

This may be the usual argument that counters the statements from people who antagonise those who have an affinity for luxury brands. But one should get into thinking that not all who can afford to buy luxury items are rich. These are commonly those who only purchase such items without considering practicality and are only doing it to show off or make sure their kids look really good and in trend.

No one will stop you from buying high-end baby clothing, so long as your pockets can afford it. But can you accept the fact that your little one will just vomit and soil on/in it? Prioritising feasibility, you can save the dough for more important things like education. Your child will probably thank you for that rather than make them wear pricey clothing they will think is ugly and won’t remember wearing.

Kids Assuming Mature Roles

Many big fashion brands market their baby and children’s clothing in ways similar to how they market their main collections. They sometimes go overboard by making children assume the role of older people on some print ads and fashion runways. Although it’s just in the role, traditional parents may be enraged with this. It might have rung the alarm that parents today are more obsessed than ever with regard to making their children their image.

Overall, practical parents, even though they can afford it, will think that high-end clothing items have very little to do with the baby or kid. At the end of the day, the decision whether to buy thoseclothes for your baby boy or girl worth a thousand bucks is still your decision.

Sources:

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/baby/baby-clothes-what-to-wear#.UnsXQnCnomF
http://www.parentdish.com/2010/09/28/newborn-baby-clothes/
http://www.shopfortots.com.au/clothing/shopby/boy.html