DENIM ON DENIM, sweatpants and blazers; fairy dresses, unicorns and high-tops.
Fashion is meant to be fun and when it comes to dressing the babes, half the adventure is throwing the rules out the window, because little girls wearing pretty dresses still love to jump in puddles and rule their world and the well- dressed boy will always be a superhero underneath his Sunday best.
This season there is a delicious offering of warm honey pot hues reminiscent of a traditional palette that speaks of outdoor adventure and exploration and for those who can only envisage an explosion of colour and splattering’s of glitter and glitz, the promise of rainbow reflections are there to delight.
The hard part when it comes to shopping for the cherubs is in the choosing and while having options isn’t the worsts problem to have, without restraint they can drain the bank account faster than you can say ‘the flash’ so to help you keep your personal economy in tact, and your ‘mini me’s’ ready for the new season, read on for some simple ideas to inspire you as the temperature drops and we transition into the cooler seasons, where knowing how to dress the kids appropriately feels like a guessing game that never ends, when its too hot for a woolen jumper and too cold for a tee.
The easiest way to dress in these transitional seasons is to think in layers. Layers, layers, layers. They will truly be your best friend and cover you for the very real possibility of experiencing 4 seasons in one day.
For the boys:
For the girls:
For the tweens and the teens in your life, there are some great options available. A pair of sneakers is a given and denim the universal style code. Giving your teen a measure of freedom in their shopping is key and expression of personal style can be achieved by playing with accessories. Its always a good idea to have a ‘chat’ before you the shopping trip begins to establish some guidelines and boundaries and if you are shopping on their behalf, choose the stores with the best return policies and take home plenty of options in a variety of styles and colours.