Here’s the perfect gift for the toddler or tot in your life: A T-shirt with nipple tassels. British designer Suzi Warren tells Parent Dish it’s meant to be funny, not sexy, an Objet D’Aft. In an e-mail, Warren wrote she designed the shirt in response to her distaste at seeing sexy clothes on young children.
“There is nothing very sexy about a baggy, lap neck, long sleeved t- shirt for a 6-month-old. So by embellishing this style of garment with printed nipple tassels, the result is not that the baby becomes sexualized by the tassels, but that the tassels are made benign and silly by the baby. In fact the more inert, innocent and unaware the infant is, the more ludicrous the contrast becomes.”
Twisted Twee also offers “alphabet shirts that announce that B is for Beer, C is for Condom and X is apparently for a pig having sexual relations with a duck,” adds Parent Dish.
I bought a white lacy dress for Baby Julia, my step-grandchild, who probably will wear a onesie when she goes off to college. Well, perhaps I’m not on the cutting edge of fashion — nor do I wish Julia to be a posterboard for adult humor.
I’m not planning to buy her a Pole Dance doll either. though that one may be a parody. Or not.
Via Gateway Pundit.