The Dress Like a Toddler Trend returns: Haute Hippie’s ribbed romper

There is a reason why “rompers” are most often associated with babies and toddlers.

This is that reason.

Actually, this Haute Hippie romper doesn’t make the model look like a toddler so much as it makes her look like someone who forgot to get dressed before leaving the house. We’d have no issue with this as sleepwear, or loungewear, but just in case you needed reminding, throwing a cardigan and some boots on doesn’t miraculously transform a romper into appropriate street attire. Does it?

We’re going to go with “no” as the answer to that question, but if you disagree, you can buy one from Shopbop, where they retail for $145.

8 Comments

  • March 4, 2010

    Brie

    It would eb good for sleeping or lounging around the house but, not for outside wear.

    The model wearing it looks so thrilled..all dead-eyed and stern looking.
    .-= Brie´s last blog ..03.04.10: Longing For…Jeffrey Campbell Sandal Clogs =-.

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  • March 4, 2010

    Janelle

    Ewww..bad. Can you imagine it on people with different proportions?
    .-= Janelle´s last blog ..New Month, New Me. =-.

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  • March 4, 2010

    EricB

    I kind of want to see my baby dressed in the 1st one.

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  • March 4, 2010

    Miriam

  • March 4, 2010

    Bethany

    It reminds me of old-fashioned swimsuits, although those were generally red-and-white striped and worn by men.

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  • March 5, 2010

    Sunshine

    Hideous! It is so clingy on the bottom and even makes HER look fat, I definitely don’t want to see that look worn by average sized women on the street.

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  • March 5, 2010

    Lichi

    If I were the person behind the camera photographing this model, I would feel a great deal of guilt for capturing this moment of humiliation for all digital eternity.

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  • March 5, 2010

    Moni

    This would be great underwear for Old West reenactors, except that it’s VERY impractical for women… (and even back then this wasn’t worn without pants.)

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