Is dressing well worth the cost?

With the arrival of the first-ever Global Kids Fashion Week a few months ago, high-end designer clothing has found a new limelight. Now, fashion industry titans like Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, Stella McCartney, Burberry, and Tommy Hilfiger are making miniature versions of their stylish high-end pieces for little fashionistas to wear everywhere from special events to high street, and celeb kids like Suri Cruise, Romeo Beckham, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Jayden and Willow Smith are doing just that.

But luxury designer clothing comes at an expensive price, which begs the question: is dressing smart worth the cost—especially for kids? After all, trends are updated each season, and kids tend to outgrow their clothes even before new looks hit the runways. While it’s true that dressing the entire family in designer threads on a regular basis is far from financially practical, there are some special occasions that just may warrant dressing up in those high-end pieces.

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I have been lurking around the web over the last few weeks and found some really great content to share.  The goal on this blog is to share information that I would want to read.


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Joining Yakezie

I am not sure how many people are aware of what Yakezie is, but it is certainly something that more people should be aware  of.

Yakezie is a community of PF bloggers who self-lessly help each other to help grow their blogs.


1) Install the Alexa toolbar if not already and comment what your current Alexa ranking is, so we can keep track.

2) Write consistently 2-4 times a week for 6 months.

3) Install the Yakezie badge with pride. (Notice on the side)

4) Announce on your blog that you have joined the challenge.

5) Selflessly promote others.

Enough can not said be said about the community.


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