Simulated Maturity

Adult products altered for kids encourage lost adolescence
Implications - Products and services normally reserved for adult consumers are being altered for the child demographic. Offering kid versions of adult products instills a sense of independence among children, giving them the freedom to act as adults. This shift in target demographic and the increased taste of adulthood among children will have a profound effect on youth culture, the extent of which still remains to be seen.
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Toddlers in Heels - Katie Holmes Dresses Daughter Suri Cruise in High Heels
SCORE: 6.6
Viral 66,501 Clicks Pub: Dec 2, 09
Toddlers in Heels
Katie Holmes Dresses Daughter Suri Cruise in High Heels
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V. Hot 20,597 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 10
Fantasy-Filled Stores
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Hot 40,590 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 10
Playscape Cafes
New York City's Moomah is an Art & Food Oasis for Kids
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Child's Play Restaurants - The 'Tokyo Baby Cafe' is a Perfect Place for the Little Ones
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 17,338 Clicks Pub: Nov 24, 10
Child's Play Restaurants
The 'Tokyo Baby Cafe' is a Perfect Place for the Little Ones
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Sports Cars for Kids - Spoil Your Youngster with the 1955 D-Type Jaguar Children's Car
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Warm 19,999 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 10
Sports Cars for Kids
Spoil Your Youngster with the 1955 D-Type Jaguar Children's Car
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Cutesy Hair Dryers - In Vaggio Tokidoki Travel Dryer Blows Hair in Style
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Mild 2,866 Clicks Pub: Oct 8, 10
Cutesy Hair Dryers
In Vaggio Tokidoki Travel Dryer Blows Hair in Style
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