Harper Williams lays her pretty little head down to sleep every night in a round bed with a pink canopy and bed linens much nicer than the ones on her parents bed.
On the wall next to the dresser hangs a custom mirror framed with vintage jewelry and strands of faux pearls. The crystal sconces flanking it coordinate with the rooms chandelier.
She has an on-suite bathroom and a walk-in closet stuffed with clothes.
Harper is 4 months old.
Once upon a time, luxuries like these belonged to only the poshest of babies, like the one making news in London, the first offspring of Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.
But in these egalitarian times full of bling-y binkies, cashmere blankies, baby buggies with cupholders and throne-shaped rocking chairs, any baby can get the royal treatment.
If Mom and Dad are willing to max out the credit cards.
Everybody thinks their baby is a royal baby. It happens every time, says Pam DiCapo, owner of Lauren Alexandra childrens boutique, who designed Harpers nursery in Leawood.
Local parents, for instance, apparently cant have enough professional portraits of their little princes and princesses.
Photographer Christina Lundeen has been creating family portraits here for five years. But her baby business is skyrocketing, she says.
At $250, her most popular package involves photographing a baby within the first 10 days of its life, and again at three months, six months and the one-year mark.
The portraits take on a patrician flavor when babies are photographed with family heirlooms like quilts and jewelry. She recently photographed one baby in her christening gown, made from her grandmothers wedding dress.
That whole approach of maybe our parents generation, where babies were meant to be seen and not heard, I think society has changed to where babies are front and center in our lives now, says Lundeen, who is pregnant with her second daughter.
And of course, if youre going to have your little princess front and center, she must be well-dressed. Fashion houses that used to clothe only men and women Hermes, Burberry, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana among them now dress kids, too.
A Baby Dior hand-knit dress will set you back a mortgage payment at $1,300.
(If your name is Suri Cruise, Christian Louboutin will make shoes just for you.)
At her store in Brookside, DiCapo sells Ralph Lauren Onesies ($29.50) and sequined, newborn-size Mary Janes made by ballet-shoe maker Bloch ($65.50).
The Venetian gold crib, the popular choice among her customers right now? It costs $1,100, and thats before DiCapo glams it up with hundreds of dollars worth of custom bedding and bed skirts.
With the royal birth looming, much has been reported recently about the lifestyle of pampered tots, both British born and the American kind, aka Hollywood celebrity offspring. This is how we know that Sandra Bullock, flush from The Heat, recently bought her 3-year-old son, Louis, an Andy Warhol print at an auction for $14,000.
So much to choose from. The hand-tuned, 16-tone baby rattle made of German silver that also comes in a 14-carat gold plated version, $70 to $200 at Luxist.com? The sterling silver bubble wand for $145 at Barneys New York? The leather car seat with a cupholder, $875 at Bambibaby.com, or the Cinderella carriage/baby crib, $19,000 at Poshtots.com.