The baby clothing store where you can get a tattoo
A young couple has started their own baby clothing shop in Queensland, offering free tattoo supplies.
Key points:The couple said they wanted to offer their children the chance to get their own tattoos after their mother passed awayBaby clothing store in Cairns will also offer free tattoo kitsThe family said they were inspired by the life of the tattoo artist and her son, who died in 2010Baby clothing is a big part of their businessThe couple, from Cairn, are hoping to have the store open in a couple of months.
They said they thought it would be a good opportunity for them to get the tattoos tattooed and their children to get tattoos as well.
“We wanted to give the children the opportunity to have their own tattoo, to get something that was their own design and to have something that they can hold on to,” said the couple’s mother, Marlene Taylor.
“And we want to give our children the right to hold on.”
Ms Taylor said the store would also offer up to six free tattoo items, including a free kit for any child under five years old.
“For us it’s about letting our kids know that they have the right and the responsibility to make their own choices about their own bodies,” she said.
“So we want them to be able to feel comfortable with their bodies.”‘
It’s a huge privilege’Ms Taylor’s daughter, Lucy Taylor, said the experience of the business has been “amazing”.
“When my mum passed away, I didn’t think it would happen to me, but now it’s something I’m really proud of,” she told RN Breakfast.
“I don’t think there’s anything quite like having someone else’s body as your own.”
It’s such a privilege to have that experience, and having the ability to do that is something I will never forget.”‘
My parents were the only ones’The store will be run by the couple, who have been married for six years.
They say they wanted the business to cater to a wide range of families, with a focus on “our family”, especially those who had had babies in recent years.”
They were the ones who taught us about making a life for ourselves, but also to help us build our own lives,” Ms Taylor said.
Baby clothing company plans to open in mid-2017Baby clothing stores in Queensland have become popular over the past few years.
Baby clothes are a big source of income for the industry, with retailers like GNC selling more than half a billion pairs a year.
The couple says they plan to open the store in mid 2017.”
If it doesn’t happen by Christmas, we are going to open it at the end of the year,” Ms Harris said.