Summer is right around the corner and the sheer number of things to do with the kiddos is overwhelming enough without adding the extra stress of what to wear. As fashion forward moms, we like to not only dress appropriately for the occasion, but we like to have a little fun with it as well. Here are three outfits for you and your little one, no matter the age, to get out and go enjoy the sun.
(Left to Right) Purse: Crocodile Print Clip Closure Tote Bag $30 – Zaful.com, Shoes: Call it Spring Women’s Waylanda dress sandal $50 – Amazon.com, Dress: Ruffles Bow Polka Dot Stretch Waist Women’s A line Dress $22 – Newchic.com, Hairband: Baby Girls 3D USA Flag Flowery Headwrap $2.47 – Children’s Place, Dress: Crochet Yoke Dress $25 – Old Navy, Shoes: Bow-tie Espadrilles $11 – Old Navy
With Memorial Day right around the corner there is going to be tons of barbeques and backyard gatherings to go to. Tap into the red, white, and blue theme with this Newchic.com polka dot dress and blue crocodile print purse from Zaful.com. With a pop of red lips, Uncle Sam won’t be the only one wanting you. If your little girl is still on the young side, this crochet yoke dress and espadrilles from Old Navy are perfect for any celebration. Paired with this festive head wrap from Children’s Place, your little girl’s first word might just be ‘Merica!
(Left to Right) Bracelet: Isabel Marant beaded bracelet $44 – Farfetch.com, Earrings: Betsey Johnson Black Heart Button Stud Earrings $30 – Macy’s, Blouse: White Embroidered Leaf Long Sleeve V-Neck Top $27 – Withchic.com, Shorts: Check Cotton Shorts $46 – Mango.com, Purse: Tassels Magnetic Black Trendy Expandable Backpack $47 – LucLuc.com, Shoes: Not Rated Keep the Peace Women’s Sandals $40 – Zappos.com, Headband: Starry Scarf Headband $13 – Gap, Romper: Starry Gingham Romper $30 – Gap, Shoes: Kya Fringe Slide Sandals Brown $25 – Target
If your baby girl is more of a toddler, a day at the park can be cheery and chic. Try putting her in this red gingham romper and matching headband from Gap.com with a pair of oh so cute gladiator sandals. For you, try getting into the mommy and me fashion spirit with these gingham cotton shorts from Mango.com. Mix your print with this embroidered V-neck and add some much needed texture with a pair of fringe sandals and fringed backpack. Keep your accessories at a bare minimum, as toddlers love to pull and yank at pretty things. Both of you will be cute and comfortable as you slide and swing all day long.
(Left to Right) Hat: Braided Band Wool Fedora $20 – Forever 21, Glasses: Retro Hippie Round Flash Mirror Lens Metal Sunglasses $11 – Shopzerouv.com, Bangles: Jules Smith Beaded Golden Bangles $44 – Lastcall.com, Shorts: San Diego Cover-Up Shorts in Arrow Grid $40 – Madewell.com, Shirt: Black Round Neck Letter Print Fringe Hem Tank Top $21 – Maykool.com, Shoes: Bamboo Double Belted Flat Booties $25 – Charlotte Russe, Headband: Flower Arrangement Headband Pinkmulti $8.50 – GoJane.com, Glasses: Iyu Design Sunglasses with Black/Gold Frames $33 – BrazilianBikiniShop.com, Tank: Graphic Pocket Tank $13 – Old Navy, Shorts: Twill Shorts $14.99 – H&M, Sandals: Sandals with Fringe $18 – H&M
If your little one is now a teenager, your summer activities should be a lot more fun. Take your girl to a music venue outside and channel your inner Coachella in this Fringe graphic tank and printed black shorts. Pair it with some booties, sunglasses, bangles, and a fedora and your teen will definitely be glad that you tagged along. For her, a graphic tank and printed shorts will never steer you wrong. With a floral headband and fringe sandals, she’ll be the bell of the ball…or should we say the festival.
Summer comes fast and goes fast, and just like that your baby girl is now a teen. It may not last forever, but at least she’ll always know your style is eternal. Have some summer looks you want to try on your kids? Drop us a line and let us know in the comments below.
Written By: Lenisa Kelly