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The Fashionable Child

How does dress affect physical and social development?  Check these two sites out.  Both represent upscale and/or fashionable clothing from their times.

19th century childrens clothes. 

What are the similarities between adult and children's clothing in these pictures?  What are the diffences?                             

Contemporary children's clothes.

Who is really being      marketed here,?  Do kids care who designs their clothes? 

Can you tell a child by what they wear?  Is this a beautiful child?  Put your mouse over the picture to find out more about the photo.


In the 19th century it was not unusual to dress young boys as girls through the 1890's.
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