Some of the mayor department stores had thongs for 7 year olds a couple years ago, they got dragged the entire way through the media machine and back again.
Are those $865 Buscemi sneakers?
Edited by Find Finn - 1/28/15 at 9:53am
That could be it, but I've seen entire racks full of pint sized MA+ and whatever boots. And while it seems silly if we take the "ethos" of such brands at face value, it makes a lot more sense if we just assume that clothing companies are there primarily to make money, which they are. High end children's boutiques have been a good buisness for a long time. While most of them are not at the same price level as an MA+, Marc Jacobs kids (I should know, my daughters have some of his stuff), Armani Junior, etc... are thriving, if small, parts of those businesses. People reluctant to spend on themselves will often splurge on their kids.
So I don't think that MA+ bambino is that much of an anomaly. I don't think that it hurts their credibility, either, and it bolsters their bottom line, which is important in a sector where a lot of their core fans cannot, in fact, afford, their goods. That's why the secondary market for designers like MA+ and Aabunchofnumbers is so large compared to the actual size of that market. For all the anti-consumerist rhetoric found on Stylezeitgeist, the most active part of that forum is their B&S section. The Venn diagram of people who can afford MA+ at retail and those who want MA+ is probably shockingly low, and you'd have to include middle aged dickheads like @Mr. Moo and myself (I like and buy their accessories - belts, wallets, bracelets, etc...) in that number.
Dude, I have no idea how old you really are, but you seemed to have been born middle aged. You embrace the idea of middle age. You run towards it's comfortable cocoon. Every three posts you mention that you have two kids and a career and you know, are not an irresponsible kid. Your main criticism of most looks is "Are you going to wear that to Starbucks? Where do you work?" I mean, I'm not here to criticize you for that - some people were just born that way.
I too, have a black friend? (0) or (10).