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Hitting the club?…or crib?

Infant fashion trends have arrived - now available in zebra, hot pink, and timeless black.

These stilleto crib shoes ("for girls too young to walk") created by Seattle moms, Britta Bacon and Hayden Porter, have stirred up quite a controversy. Will putting your toddler in soft, crib-friendly heels push them to the 'Sex and the City' lifestyle? Many are tickled pink with the thought of more 'mommy and me' fashion, while some are dismayed at the poor example being set for their children.

"These baby high heels are ridiculous and take out all the fun in having a baby and toddler," comments an appalled reader on "Doesn't anyone want to keep the little ones a normal dressed baby?"

Another analyst on was undecided upon the matter. "I find them funny from a fashion and shoe lover's perspective but also a little disturbing that we are trying to create a mini Carrie Bradshaw just a little too early."

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Will these infant's "sexy slippers" have a negative effect? Is this pushing the envelope on kid's fashion?

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