Oct 12, 2003 pg 11
Last year's accessory was a dog; this year's is a baby, quipped Tracey Ullman during a Chicago visit. She was referring to infants ubiquitous in Gucci and other ad campaigns and on the hips of models and actresses-Kate Moss, Claudia Schiffer and Liz Hurley among them, with Kate Hudson soon to join. Motherhood, it seems, is trendy. So we asked freelance writer Amy Tara Koch, mother of a wee one herself, to chat with retailers, manufacturers and mommies-in-the-trenches for tips on gear and gifts catering to the Gerber set-or, in the context of Ullman's joke, accessories to the accessory. Here's Koch's report.
-With the name Psychobaby, this is no ordinary children's shop. Among its offerings are ice cream colored angora booties by Yo My Booties, $58. Psychobaby is at 1630 N. Damen Ave., 773-772-2815