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Buying Designer Clothing for Children / Teenagers Discussion
Hi everyone...
I started this thread because it seems obvious that a number of people are wanting to express some opinion or point of view on the idea of spending large sums of money on designer clothing for children..
**marc jacobs just started making kids clothes, dolce and gabanna have been doing it for years...cacharel does it...ralph lauren...etc...

so here you go...
what do you think...?
would you buy designer clothing for your kids?...

is it ok to spend that kind of money for childrenswear?...

please share your views here...



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I don't think it's a matter of ethics so much as personal monetary choices. It's not like i would say i have high morals therefore no designer clothing for my children or vice versa. It's just personal.

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the REAL problem starts when you buy luxury designer goods for your pets. :p

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^^......


most people i know get a pet and then have kids...
so that's how it starts...
even the dog is 'designer' with a pedigree...


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Life has to have some practicality to it. A cashmere sweater the baby will outgrow really really fast? In my opinion this is excessive.

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ehh to some people (not to mention any names ) pets are children, and at least they don't outgrow their clothes.

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i agree pastry...


i think a cashmere blanket might be better...
as long as it is machine washable...


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ehh to some people (not to mention any names ) pets are children, and at least they don't outgrow their clothes.



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Life has to have some practicality to it. A cashmere sweater the baby will outgrow really really fast? In my opinion this is excessive.
it is excessive, but on the other hand I guess it shows they love that kid if they're willing to spend that much on something they'll get so little use out of! But then that kid will probably grow up to be horribly spoiled, like the kids on "My Super Sweet 16" on MTV. Anyone ever seen it? Those kids are SO horrible, just so disgustingly spoiled and completely self-obsessed, I don't see how even their parents could love them! There was one girl I saw on a recent show who should just be euthanized!

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glad you remembered softie

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it is excessive, but on the other hand I guess it shows they love that kid if they're willing to spend that much on something they'll get so little use out of
I don't think you need to spend vast amounts of money to prove or show that you love your child, lol


I'm not against it, but I personally wouldn't. They'd outgrow it extrememly fast and then what's the use? I'd only do it if I could give them to another friend's child that was younger or something.

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I don't see how even their parents could love them!
I had to quiet my laughter at work because that was such a funny comment

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ehh to some people (not to mention any names ) pets are children, and at least they don't outgrow their clothes.
I understand that and actually I think pet clothes are kind of cute, I was thinking more of, say, a Vuitton doggie-carrier, something totally excessive.

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There was one girl I saw on a recent show who should just be euthanized!
Honey, I think we should 'put her down'...But really, I agree. These things may contribute to the way the kid will grow up. Cashmere baby sweaters will lead to Fitty's Candy Shop-themed bar mitzvas Yeah...it was horrible.

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I had to quiet my laughter at work because that was such a funny comment
hee hee! Seriously, you HAVE to see this show at least once, it's like something so horrible you can't help but watch, like a car crash!

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