Skinny Jeans OnThe idea of shimmying into a pair of skinny jeans makes many women cringe. Now imagine squeezing them up over a diaper.
Ava Lane, a smiley two-year-old who lives in Deland, Fla., has four pairs of skinny jeans. She received the first pair as a gift, says mom Christina Lane, who thought they looked so cute she bought more.
"Babies and toddlers have big bellies, and skinny jeans are not for people with big bellies," says Ms. Lane, a 29-year-old museum marketing director. "But they still work."
Children's apparel, including skinny jeans for toddlers and kids, has been a rare bright spot in the beleaguered apparel industry during the recession and the recovery. Parents quickly cut back on purchasing clothing for themselves, but have continued to spend on their