Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Skinny Mini-Me

Posted By on Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 10:26 AM

Mommy, do these jeans make me look fat?
  • "Mommy, do these jeans make me look fat?"

I'm still stuck in the era of low-rise, boot-cut denim, but the pages of InStyle keep telling me that current fashion is trending toward skinny jeans. For everyone.

I read in the Wall Street Journal that babyGap is now making skinny jeans for little people—so little, that they are still in diapers. How skinny can those jeans really be? Toddlers aren't supposed to be skinny, for goodness sakes. They are supposed to be able to crawl and/or toddle, and I question whether either activity is possible in tight jeans. I understand that adults (not including me) are willing to compromise comfort for fashion, but at what age do we start expecting kids to do this?

I guess if all the kids are wearing 'em ...

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