If you're like me, and have a tendency to favor baby togs with a contemporary yet artsy feel, mainstream staples just won't do.
When seeking your own small scale, retro meets modern inspiration, look no further than veryKIKI.
Each soft cotton baby and toddler tee in the shop features hand-cut, hand-appliqued designs created by founder, Kristen, who moonlights as a seamstress and silk screener on evenings and weekends, or whenever she has a free moment from teaching middle school.
Maria Pilar Clark is a mom times two and Windy City-based writer.
See more of Pilar's stories here.