Clothing is one of humankind's most vital resources, acting as protective faux-skin against the advances of mosquitoes, the sun, and the touch of greasy-handed street people. Bestow the armor of fabric upon younglings with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of children's apparel at Hannah Paige, an Irondale boutique specializing in pint-size new and consigned attire.
Hannah Paige cloaks babies and toddlers in cupcake-like couture, little pieces lovingly embellished with pastel bugs, oversized bows, and cheery sashes. Count on finding brands such as Flap Happy, Keds, LeTop, and Secret Wishes. Bailey Boys Peter Pan collared blouses ($26.95), pink flower patch shoes ($32.95), and lace ribbon socks ($6.50) prepare girls for a picnic or parade, while brown three-piece suits ($66.95), navy seersucker shorts ($20.95), and plaid button-downs ($15.40) make boys dapper enough to start barbershop quartets. Hannah Paige's bright and loopy bows, made with grosgrain or satin ribbon, are sought after to adorn hats, skirts, and helicopter blades across the nation. Any outfit can be customized with a monogram ($8–$10).