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Kids’ clothes move beyond the colour and gender stereotypes

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While Anderson loves “mini-me” dressing – parents or older siblings and kids dressing similarly – he wanted to move away from labels around “boys” and “girls’” clothing in the collection, which is out on April 15.

Danish brand Lil’ Atelier uses an all-neutral palette.

“Children are massive sponges that take in huge amounts of information quicker than we think,” he says in his only Australian interview ahead of the collection launching next week. “It’s important we are neutral in terms of how we tackle childrenswear because ultimately it has a huge effect on the future of our children.”

Historically, babies and children of all genders dressed similarly until about the 1950s. It is thought the genderfication of…



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