Local designer Lidia Varesco Racoma of Type Baby has created a limited edition Christmas T-shirt, perfect for holiday snaps or photos of babies sitting on Santa’s lap. (Which are always funnier if said kid is screaming. Right? Or is that just me?) Price is $24 in sizes 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 12-18 months at typebabydesign.com.
Archive for the Baby and Children’s Clothing Category
When local mom Monica Royer was at home with a two-month-old daughter in the dead of winter, she used the time to shop online for baby clothes. But she was frustrated with the impracticality of some, the scratchy fabric of others and ultimately decided she wanted clothes that stood out from those available at baby [...]
When longtime children’s shoe store Petit Feet closed in May, the owner’s daughter Katherine Dyon decided to use the space to open up Katie B’s (3715 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, 773-857-0245), a shop devoted to babies and toddlers up to age 4. The cute little gift emporium carries clothing, toys and other fun accessories for [...]
Upscale baby company Giggle (which has a location in Lincoln Park) has teamed up with JCPenney for the GiggleBaby for JCP collection. It’s already available online and will be stocked in select locations starting tomorrow.Check out a preview below of the inspired collection which combines the look of the upscale brand with the prices of JCPenney. Most [...]
J.Crew just launched J.Crew Baby, an adorable line of baby clothing and gifts. The baby collection is similar in style to the Crewcuts line of miniature prep (with similarly spendy prices—Italian cashmere isn’t any cheaper in pint sizes, as it turns out). But the new collection also hosts other brands under its umbrella, carrying clothing [...]
Oak Street is enjoying a renaissance of late with high-end stores such as Tom Ford opening in the re-purposed Esquire Theater. And thanks to newcomer Luxaby (59 E. Oak St., Chicago), kids won’t be left out of the fun. New Jersey-based Luxaby Baby & Child, a luxury baby, children’s and maternity boutique, is set to [...]
Not much explanation necessary—cutest romper ever. Rugged Butts star romper, starting at size 0-3 months up to 12 to 18 months, $24.50.
I checked out the new Chicago Fashion Outlets in Rosemont this past weekend, and here’s the lowdown for those who are weighing whether or not to visit. The main draw, of course, is the multitude of high-end outlets: Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Off Fifth, and Tory Burch (which on Thursday and Friday had hour-long [...]
Lollapalooza kicks off in Grant Park tomorrow. It’s been sold out forever, but for those who already snagged tickets, don’t forget about the Kidzapalooza tent. The ticketless among us can still get into the spirit with this kid rock apparel from local stores Psychobaby and Broken Cherry and Web stores Band-tees.com and RedBubble.com. Check out a sampling below. [...]
The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, heretofore best known for its enormous sign likely visible from space, opens Thursday at 10 a.m. The new outlet mall in Rosemont (near Muvico Theatre and the MB Financial Park entertainment district) is fully enclosed—much more practical in Chicago, no?—and includes kid stores Gymboree, Naartjie Kids, The Children’s Place, Carter’s, Osh Kosh [...]