No one likes mean girls. (We mean you, bouncy castle bullies.)
At least you can make sure your princess always looks nice by dressing her in clothing from Beirut-based label Lola et Moi. Girls ages 6 months to 10 years will love the fall/winter line’s cropped bolero jackets, bubble skirts, and breezy swing coats.
Hand-sewn appliques (owls, flowers, snails) pop against a bright palette of teal, fuchsia, and orange. Imaginative pieces — like a dress with cloud designs resembling marshmallows — are inspired by fables and fairy tales.
The fact is, if it’s delicate, sweet, and ever so innocent, it’s Lola.
And not, er, LiLo.
Available at Stinky Pants, 844 West Armitage Avenue, at Dayton Street (773-281-4002 or stinky-pants.com).
What: Enjoy sketch comedy from Barrel of Monkeys, art projects, tours, and even a scavenger hunt.
Why: The clan that plays together, stays together.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, Education Center, 220 E. Chicago Ave., at Mies van der Rohe Way (312-280-2660).
What: Newly opened Lincoln Park kids shop has crib bedding, hampers, cradle linens, and monogrammed gifts all made in Chicago.
Why: Just hoo it.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1657 N. Elston Ave., at North Ave. (773-342-0004).