As mini-me dressing continues to gain momentum — fueled by today’s fashion-loving millennial parents — the category is a standout in a tough climate. Here’s a look at some of this year’s highlights, including high-profile launches, must-have collaborations and hot licensing deals. Super Heroic has had quite the action-packed year. The sneaker startup (led by former Jordan designer Jason Mayden) scored a $3 million investment from industry giant Foot Locker and laced up its first licensing deal, a partnership with Hasbro to create footwear and apparel inspired by the Nerf toy brand. The company also surprised its fans with the launch of a comic book franchise chronicling the adventures of five young heroes on a mission to make the world better. Skechers is looking to score big in the athletic space through a new partnership with Shaquille O’Neal. The California brand has teamed up with the NBA legend on its first line of kids’ basketball shoes, unveiled in July. Packed with performance features to power young players through some serious on-court action, the Shaq by Skechers styles also incorporate kid-friendly details like adjustable Velcro straps. From cook-at-home meal kits t...