Fashion Downsized – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

I don’t know a whole lot of little girls who don’t like to play dress up. At the tender ages of two and six, my girls already have strong opinions about what to wear. They would think nothing of leaving the house with multiple layers of tulle, lace, and just about every color combo possible, all rolled into one fantastic outfit. But with today’s trends of mixed prints, ruffles, and even tutus as daywear, every day clothing can let them feel as much like a princess anything that comes out of the costume box.

Bohemian babe, gapkids

Girls’ print Alessandra dress, jcrew

pedipeds 1st Walker Penny Metallic Ballet Flat, vonmaur

Tulle skirt by Bambaroos, etsy

Peek ‘Fiore’ top and ‘Griffin’ denim shorts, nordstrom

Every mini fashionista needs something pretty in her hair to complete her ensemble, and these clips from Tiny Acorn Designs are perfect! Doesn’t the ladybug one just kill you? And I have a certain bunny loving daughter who would absolutely love those carrots! Tina from Tiny Acorns makes everything by hand. She has kids of her own, so she knows just what little girls would love. Right now, Tina is offering a special discount for Wild Ruffle readers! Just enter the code “wildruffle” at checkout for 30% off your purchases. Plus, if you ‘like’ Tiny Acorn Designs on Facebook you get free shipping! She’s always adding things to the shop, so check back if you don’t find the perfect item right away.

  • I am wild about refashioning.  Breathing new life into old. So why not use vintage items like buttons, fabric, or old jewelry to create super special items for your little ones?  Mary Lou Linne does just that. Mary Lou Linne, owner and designer of Knot and Sew, started her Esty business in April 2013 but… [Continue Reading]

    Wild About Knot and Sew
  • Welcome back to the WR Body Series.  Today we are focusing on Tall girls. While you might be considered a Tall Drink of Water, you may also struggle with finding clothes that fit your body.  Do regular length pants laugh at you?  Do most shirts resemble crop tops? {lucky you, crops are IN this spring!… [Continue Reading]

    WR Body Shape Series – Long Tall Salli
  • Hello All you Men out there~ You thought the Pop Up Shop on May 8th 5:30-9pm was only for women… well you thought wrong.  We’ve got Denise McBride, a style consultant with J. Hilburn ~A Men’s Custom Clothier. Denise is a Master Tailor and has been in the business for 33 years.  She is ready… [Continue Reading]

    J. Hilburn
  • Cate and I regularly visit this adorable shop called Apricot Lane. Lookie what I grabbed the last time we were in.  They are the perfect addition to my summer wardrobe… the versatile black and white pattern is fab.  Although, I can’t wait to wear them with tan legs.  Sorry for blinding you.  The sandals are cute… [Continue Reading]

    Who’s wants a deal?  Me! Me!
  • Remember last week when I wore my tulle slip dress? And then I said I pretty much never take it off? Here’s the proof. So which way do you like it better? Playing peekaboo this week? Or as the star of the show, like last week? Next week I’m sure I’ll be wearing it again…… [Continue Reading]

    Told Ya

Comments

  1. Andrea Ferrante says:

    I LOVE these bows – thanks for sharing!

  2. Oh Bella would LOVE to wear a skirt like that! But I can’t imagine her actually getting on the bus with it… or I can! :)

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