Saturday, March 12, 2011

Thoughts on Baby Clothes

The world of babies is a simple one, they do not understand the concept of branded clothing or image, nor the value of money; they only know that they are either hungry, uncomfortable or want attention. All they want is their needs to be met, nothing else matters; neither the color of the clothes they wear nor the color and d├ęcor of their room.

Parents, on the other hand, are the ones that decide what their babies’ wear and eat etc… Although babies require clothing, branded clothes are not a necessity; it is more of a “want” by the parents. More down-to-earth parents’ might even consider it a waste of money to buy branded clothing for their babies’, as it is a constant affair considering the rate at which babies grow. Thus, branded babies’ clothing is definitely not for families who are on a budget and trying to save money.

Society, through the means of the media, has led many people to believe that branded equals to better. This is especially the case with increased affluence amongst people in the today society. It may be true that branded products such as clothing, especially so in the case of babies’ clothing, may have unique and adorable designs. However, this comes at a much higher price that ordinary babies’ clothing. Is it really necessary to buy branded clothing for babies? Especially at an age where they are neither able to appreciate the finer things in life, nor differentiate between what is branded or not. It is only the adults that have such perceptions and it is the way they regard brands that matters...more>>

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