When it comes to baby clothes, you’d think that teeny sizes would mean affordable prices. Unfortunately, most clothes for infants are victim to the same markups as the novelty doggie raincoat. This would be fine, as long as you could be guaranteed that your baby niece would stay extra-extra-extra-small forever.
Here’s our suggestion for the next shower or six-month-old’s birthday party you attend: handmade wool booties from Pachyderm, available at Exit 9. They’re colorful and critter-like, practical for the cold, and only 20 bucks. Now the little runts can grow as much they like.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on March 8, 2005