Category archive: clothing

June 28, 2017

Moccasins Made From Care Bear Pelts, By Freshly Picked

I see these Freshly Picked X Care Bear moccasins and wonder how they're made. Is it like having your chest waxed, all at once, to get those logo pelts off the front of the bears? Is it like that...
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June 5, 2016


In the spring 22-yo Brooklyn fashion geek Davil Tran made a splash with his VETEMEMES raincoat, a parody of the ridic Parisian street-inspired clothing collective Vetements. And it did not take him long to start monetizing his critique. The...
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April 6, 2016

Bibs, By Luc Tuymans

Bibs! They look so weird! At least they have a purpose. Unlike their nearest neckwear relative, the equally inexplicable and ridiculous-looking necktie. Bibs can keep a kid's outfit slightly cleaner when he is eating. But they are not part...
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January 13, 2016

Sitting In A Tin Pram

I just remembered this was here. Alas, David Bowie, who was always David Jones to his family, is not. Previously: Glam Rockers' Kids Always Have The Nicest Names, Songs, Palazzo Pants Photo-ops Space Oddity: The Children's Book, as imagined...
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December 13, 2015

Meanwhile, In Berlin Baby Name Trends

While parents in America are supposedly naming their kids after Instagram filters, parents in Berlin are apparently naming their kids after whistleblowers. Maybe we can come together by all agreeing to name our kids after secret NSA surveillance programs....
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August 22, 2015

For Sale: Onesies, Lightly Used. At The Peter Brant Family Flea Market

The artist Rob Pruitt has been selling all kinds of his own random clutter on eBay for a couple of years now. This summer, he's turned his Rob Pruitt Flea Market into a Brant Family Flea Market, by setting...
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August 7, 2015

Daddy Against Patriarchy T-Shirt

I think these Daddy Against Patriarchy t-shirts are designed by the artist Nayland Blake. What I do know is that they are available only for a limited time--less than two weeks--so if you want to bring down the patriarchy...
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May 13, 2015

Curling Parents

In Denmark, "helicopter parents" are called "curling parents", which I think is a) a better expression b) hilarious. — Malthe Sigurdsson (@malthe) May 10, 2015 The tricky part is that curling parents often wear the same outfits as their...
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May 12, 2015

Do You Need To Go, Poo? T-Shirt

Malarko Editions has made these three-color screen printed kids t-shirts with a walking poo on them in "super limited edition." Because if there's one thing you don't want to see walking toward you on the street, it's a poo....
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May 7, 2015

Area Bae Gets Area Kid To Paint Hermes Bag For Area Mom

I don't know exactly how the forces operating in my life conspired to keep me unaware of this situation that went down last fall. But they did. And now I must inform you that you only have 2.5 days...
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May 2, 2015

The Price Of Freedom Is Eternal Vigilance

Here is a mom who's trying to run away from brands, but I think she's really trying to run away from herself:I couldn't resist buying her a cheap nylon set of Wonder Woman PJs, cape and all. Then I bought...
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April 28, 2015

Stella Tennant Had To Push This Stroller Uphill Both Ways

I know what you're thinking, because I thought it, too: John Stamos brought the kid to see Rebecca Romijn-Stamos on the set of an X-Men movie. But not only is that not Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, that's not even John Stamos....
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April 15, 2015

#EatShitDAE, You Know, For Kids

The Food Non Food department of the Design Academy Eindhoven picked up and moved to Milan for Salone 2015, and their exhibition program about the cycle that keeps living things alive is called Eat Shit. I don't know if...
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April 10, 2015

Are You This 1990s Miami Dad?

Brenda Ann Kenneally apparently took this photo in Miami in the early 1990s, which means this dad was either 20 years behind or ahead of the curve, and this kid is now in college, and just bumped the "Signed...
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April 2, 2015

Baby Thigh Gap Onesie

Jason Y. Evans saw these Wry Baby onesies at the NYU bookstore, and posted them on Facebook eight hours ago. Three hours, several hundred likes, some viral bumps, and a few dozen outraged phone calls later, they were pulled....
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January 30, 2015

Kanye Can Get The Toddler Bean Boots

Wait. What is on North's feet? Are those actual Bean Boots? Where'd they come from? Bean hasn't made toddler-sized duck boots for a loong time. I've been searching for a pair for so long, my kids have both grown...
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January 29, 2015

MODERNCHILD Closing Sale This Week

I am very bummed at the news that the online shop Modernchild is closing. Tien was a pioneer and a great supporter of modern and independent kids design, and she has a terrific eye. It was an honor to have...
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January 19, 2015

Blurred Wonder Woman Pajamas

Let's face it, now that our entire civilization has been turned into it, one cares about the actual America's Funniest Home Videos anymore. But I very much WOULD like to see a pair of toddler-sized pajamas with a blurred...
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December 21, 2014

Onesie Shopper Does Not Simply Walk Into CIA Gift Shop

The Washington Post went shopping at various government agency gift shops, and all I got is this CIA Onesie made in one of the Agency's growth markets: Pakistan. Kind of has a Circle of Life-level warm fuzziness to it,...
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December 11, 2014

Adventure Time Christmas Sweater. The ONE For Kids

The grown-up sized Adventure Time Christmas sweater is sold out at Forbidden Planet; the Cartoon Network is only sending them to media people they want to suck up to, like the fine folks at Anorak Magazine. But there is...
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December 5, 2014

We Were Promised Unisex Unitards

Parents Magazine, July 1970, via alexandra lange for saturatedspace As part of her tireless mission to lead our culture out of the Pink & Purple Is For Girls wilderness, Alexandra Lange has written an essay on the historical shifts...
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December 2, 2014

Tiny Female Architect Count At Tiny Modernism

Archinect is running a giveaway for Tiny Modernism, the architecture-themed onesie sublabel of Alex & Kaori Walter's Belly Sesame kids clothing collection. To win, all you need to do is, by Dec. 8, "tell us which dream combination of...
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November 29, 2014

I Can't Even The Sunday Slacker Onesie

I will confess, I've had this screencap of the Sunday Slacker Onesies on my desktop for months now--since May!--scavenged from my Twitter feed, unblogged about. I just literally could not even. And I still can't. But then yesterday someone...
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November 27, 2014

Koonsian Balloon Dog Leggings From Candy Kirby

The Jeff Koons retrospective has closed, the Whitney Museum has packed up and moved downtown. And so the balloon dog-covered leggings from Candy Kirby are on sale, for 40% off. organic cotton leggings in balloon dog, $22.80 0-3mo to...
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October 31, 2014

Hashtag NotoriousRBG Hashtag Halloween

In the case of Ruth Baby Ginsburg vs. every other baby Halloween costume in existence, the Court rules unanimously in favor of the plaintiff. There is no dissent. [via dt neighbor sarah]...
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October 20, 2014

Adorable Dutch Urchins Wearing Garbage, By Ed Van Der Elsken

Halloween costume production has kicked into high gear around the DTHQ; ideas were locked down weeks ago, followed by concept, design and shopping, and this weekend, sewing/construction. [Legolas and a poofy ballerina witch, btw.] But the point is, this...
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October 16, 2014

Fashionable Children Of The Revolution

I don't care if I take heat for it, I'll tell you right now: I'm generally opposed to child labor AND communism. That said, kids back then sure knew how to dress. Check out the awesome pattern matching in...
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October 14, 2014

Toddler's Laser-cut Cardboard Fighter Plane Costume, NBD

Oh hai, blogger here! Long weekend! I hope it's not too late for us all to feel woefully inadequate about our kids' Halloween costumes. Because over at Sparkfun, guestblogger dad Aidan Chopra has written about making a motorized WWII-era...
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September 26, 2014

The J. Crew Baby Cashmere Skull Sweater Of No Return

Look on my J. Crew cashmere baby sweater with a skull & halo knitted into it, ye shoppers, and despair For if ye buy the wrong size, ye are screwed, for there is no return or exchange On the...
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September 4, 2014

Dallas Clayton [Hearts] Hearts

It's hard to be grumpy around LA artist/renaissance dad Dallas Clayton. For example, here's how he's selling this onesie:If you're buying this, chances are you are in a pretty amazing place right now. You've just had a baby, or...
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August 27, 2014

Zara Macht T-Shirt

The Zara Kids t-shirt which was supposed to have been inspired by old-timey Western sheriffs' badges, but which ended up looking like Nazi concentration camp uniforms has been removed from whatever countries it's being sold in and "exterminated" [!]...
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August 23, 2014

Little Old French Baby Clothes

We spotted a little stack of nice, plain shirts pour bebe In an antiques store outside Cavaillon the other day. They're just cotton and tie in the back. Some had little crocheted collars, but otherwise they were pretty simple,...
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August 4, 2014

Ugly Children's Clothing Really Isn't

I'm still waiting to find out that "Ugly" is Norwegian for "adorably hip," like how "Die Bart Die" is actually German, and just means "The Bart, The." Because otherwise, the Ugly Children's Clothing Company has long outgrown its apparent "crazy...
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July 31, 2014

Journalist Dressup In Gaza

@ekmathia: Young boy in #Gaza pretending to be a journalist with his home made flak jacket, had to lend him my helmet. don't know if it's the cuteness or the futility of this kid's flak jacket, but it's...
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July 7, 2014

Baby Feud Zazzle: Now It Comes In Your Size

Speaking of grownups wearing infantile t-shirts... Poet, writer and alum Johannah K-S has just launched Baby Feud Zazzle, a tumblr collection of Onesie designs custom printed on adult-sized shirts. It only started this morning, and it's already making...
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June 20, 2014

Ikea Bag Raincoat Hack

Ikeahackers has been through a lot of crap recently, thanks to Ikea's overzealous, underthinking lawyers, who threatened the pioneering customer community site with trademark violation lawsuits unless they changed their name to WHATEVERWEDONTCAREASLONGASITSNOTIKEAhackers or something. Someone in the company...
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June 18, 2014

They Grow Up So Fast

Last time I checked in on long-ago Gawker writer Joshua David Stein, he was regaling all and sundry at with his august account of a less-well-bred journalist crashing a Bentley during a winter junket to Connecticut. That was back...
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June 2, 2014

Jesus Loves The Little Children Secured On The Train

To that nice Christian lady and her baby daddy in Memphis, who strapped their 1-month-old kid onto the train of her wedding dress when she walked down the aisle, who then posted the pic on Facebook, and faced down...
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May 12, 2014


When you're a capitalist tool, everything looks like product. I have never been able to figure out the DIS Magazine/Red Bull relationship, but I get the sense that they're trying to take a critical stand on art and culture...
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May 7, 2014

Haute Dads DILPH Blog

Haute Dads is a dads & kids street style photography blog started last year by Nicole Nadeau. Kris, his son Jax, and their rescue dog Tilda were photographed on the streets of their hometown, Brooklyn, New York. For complete...
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April 22, 2014

Is That A Scrotum-Cooling Gelpak In Your Pocket, Oh, It's In Your Underpants?

Some people have invented underpants designed to cool your testicles, which has a pouch to hold a refrigerated gelpak. This is intended to promote increased sperm production, since sperm and testicles are highly sensitive to overheating. This is called ball...
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March 24, 2014

Unidentified Local Couple Photographed

Dear Publicists, They might not show up in mirrors, but they will display every damn camera-equipped electronic device and luxo-crib you send their way. Or maybe they got it from Z-Bey. [via the signs of the end times] Nurseryworks...
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March 5, 2014

Spotted, Splatter-Painted At The Armory Show

Let me guess, her favorite book is Olivia. Are these product? Or homemade? Or both, i.e., etsy? In other Armory Show news, it's amazing that Uppababy is turning up at the VIP preview. Back in the day it was...
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February 17, 2014

Daddy Pillows

I'm just going to post the screenshot Jessica Suarez posted on her blog--she said she stumbled across it while looking for a set of sheets for her guestroom--and leave it at that. It's all too mindblowingly sad to handle...
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February 14, 2014

Chestburster Onesie By Mike Dougherty

From writer/director/drawer Mike Dougherty: At my first baby shower. Designing a onesie.— Mike Dougherty (@Mike_Dougherty) February 9, 2014 Kind of think this should've been a maternity t-shirt, though....
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February 4, 2014

Amazing Hippie Crochet Bunting Thing You Must Buy Now

Holy smokes, if one of you hippies doesn't buy this crocheted 70s afghan bunting at Wary Meyers today, I swear, I'm gonna buy it myself. And then I'm going to steal a baby from Trader Joe's and keep it...
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January 31, 2014

Kid-Size Art Installations By Benin's Own Beshac Gaba

La Mode en Miniature (2008) installation view, Stevenson I just found images of these kid-related works I saw from the Frieze Art Fair in London last fall, by the Beninese artist Beshac Gaba. Gaba often makes installations that take...
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Polizei Onesie

This doesn't inspire confidence. #siko #sicherheitskonferenz— Nein. (@NeinQuarterly) January 31, 2014 Spotted at the M√ľnchner Sicherheitskonferenz, the Munich Security Conference, sort of a Davos of international security policy, surrounded by ticky tacky market tents full of swag. I love...
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December 19, 2013

No Abs > No Cape

I'm willing to cut this cute Batman raincoat some slack on the "No capes!" rule. But it still fails my "No Abs" test. Why do all kids' costumes these days have abs? This is going to lead to crazy...
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December 9, 2013

Have You Seen Me?

My son lost his shoe. It's identical to the one seen here. For tips or shoe sightings call 909-54-SLIWA— Curtis Sliwa (@CurtisSliwa) December 9, 2013 If only there were someone who could make it safe to walk the streets...
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