Saturday 18 November 2017

Sinead Moriarty: Children on the catwalk? Why can't we allow them to grow up a little first

DOES it seem right that a four-year-old child would be wearing a dress more expensive then your wedding dress? That is the kind of craziness that went on in London last week at the first ever Kids' Fashion Week.

The place was swarming with mothers desperate to spot the best new outfits for their little ones. Money was clearly no object, with a red silk Chloe dress selling for a mere snip at £1,235 (€1,454).

Children as young as 18 months were getting their nails painted at a nail bar. But don't worry, the nails were being painted with washable, non-toxic polishes. Phew, for a moment there I thought these women had all lost their minds.

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