Children first !

Children’s fashion from the 18th to the 20th century  

16 January 2003 > 31 December 2003

Although various attempts have been made to give children clothes suited to their age, these have not proved lasting. The quest for their comfort has often given way in the face of an irresistible aesthetic competition among parents! The exhibition Children first! traced the history of children’s fashion in society. This new exhibition at the Costume and Lace Museum took a mischievous look at children’s fashion from its appearance until the 1950s.