The dresses you HAVE to buy your kids
The new bohemian look is trending – here’s how your mini-me can get the look.
A trend that swept the runway for spring/summer 2016 is the new bohemian look. Channelling the 70s, it features fun details like embroidery and tassels. While you can get the look with peasant blouses, cold shoulder dresses and tasselled jewellery, it’s time to mirror the trend into your mini-me’s wardrobe.
As parents we tend to focus on comfort rather than fashionability when it comes to updating our kids’ wardrobes. Often the concern with adapting runway trends for kids is that the styles will be too sophisticated for little ones. That’s not a worry with this trend, though, as it has been interpreted into carefree dresses that will beat the heat in comfort.
Here’s what you can expect from girls’ dresses this season to ensure fashion meets fun:
Featuring an A-line silhouette, these dresses are usually short, loose-fitting and comfortable for active little girls. They come in a variety of styles from striped and strappy to tier dresses with embroidered trim. The style has also been updated to include a waist drawstring to cinch in the waist and give the dress more structure. For older girls there are off-the-shoulder versions in fabrics like chambray and broderie anglaise to give a playful interpretation of the trend.
To keep styles whimsical and age appropriate, these dresses feature bold and colourful prints with a particular focus on fruit and summer-inspired prints.
Textures and patterns
From a fabric perspective, these dress styles are available in a variety of combinations from lightweight denim with breathable cotton to lace and mesh textures and embroidered trims. The choice of fabric ensures that your kids will have a dress for every occasion including styles for everyday activities and slightly dressier versions for special celebrations.
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