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Kristin Chenoweth recently proclaimed her love for GapKids to People Magazine. "I can wear a size 12/14," the diminutive actress revealed.

Even if you are not as pint-sized as the Broadway star (88 pounds) you might be able to slip into some of the merchandise in the juniors department. Besides, there's no shame in donning preteen fashion. These days it's as stylish as designer duds and it's easier on the wallet.

Some of our most sartorially savvy friends snatched up the Balmain-esque military jackets in Stella McCartney's GapKids collection in 2009. And we're now eagerly awaiting the chain's upcoming childrenswear collaboration with Diane von Furstenberg -- and we don't have kids.

A Brooks Brothers blazer would be a smart addition to our work wardrobe, while this Crewcuts ikat-print number is apropos for weekend brunch or a night on the town. We love the understated sophistication of this trench by 3.1 Phillip Lim. And of course, we'd happily be seen at any party in one of the little girl frocks Lanvin recently debuted.

So which children's department would you secretly like to shop?