I have mixed feelings about novelty onesies. The one my daughter is pictured in (at left) as a newborn was a gift from my friend Nichelle, and I loved it. It says, “Nobody puts baby in the corner.” Get it? Dirty Dancing? It’s a perfect novelty onesie because it’s cute, clever and nostalgic, not to mention harmless. But you have to be careful when picking out novelty onesies for your baby – and especially for someone else’s – because not all jokey prints are created equal.
Some novelty onesies are crassly funny (“I fart in elevators”) and some are adorable (think screen prints of glittery kittens and cupcakes). But others are downright snarky (“My mom is prettier than your mom”) and a bit too sexual for my taste. (“Boob man?” ”Stud muffin?” Really? Your baby boy is a baller?)
If you think any of those are bad, though, I’ll caution you that I spent hours searching the Internet for awful novelty onesies, and boy did I find plenty. Like The Stir’s 5 T-Shirts You Should Never Ever Let Your Kid Wear to School, here are 25 onesies you should never, ever buy:
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