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Gender debate in UK spills into children's clothing

John Lewis removes gender-specific labels from its brand of children clothes, introduces unisex babywear

"Britain is going officially bonkers." - British television host Piers Morgan (above) on Twitter.

New York

IN the gender wars recently, British retailers have had trouble striking the right balance in the children's aisle, either perpetuating stereotypes or going too far in the opposite direction.

The supermarket Asda came under criticism for selling T-shirts for boys featuring...