Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Shopping Frustration

This past weekend I spent some time looking at clothes and shoes for my 2 year old son. I encountered the same three problems at each store.

1. The toddler boys section is about a quarter the size of the toddler girl section.

2. The sales in the girls section were significantly better than in the boys section (Huge clearance section with 80-90% off in the girls section and the most off in the boys section was 50%).

3. There are very few shirts and shoes that don't have some kind of print or logo. Everything from the cutesy 'little slugger' type things to huge brand logos and TV characters to ridiculous plaids and strips.

I would like some nice quality solid color shirts, tennis shoes without mass marketed characters on them and some cute summer waterproof sandals but I guess that is just too much to ask for.