little style of the day: Lil’Stylers

little style of the day

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People often stop me on the street to ask what my children are wearing and where they can find a specific piece from an outfit they are sporting-  Well, the answer is in Lil’ Stylers an iPhone App focused on children’s fashion. Moms (and dads) can share and discover children’s looks, shop for children’s clothing and accessories, and follow the latest children’s fashion trends.  Each picture contains tags with the brand for the clotheskids are wearing.

Better yet, you can click these tags and explore the brand’s latest collection, browse and jump on their website to buy the corresponding items!

As a new form of social-media, Lil’Stylers is set out to fill the void in the social media space for parents who want to share their children’s fashion finds or discover new brands, while offering the built-in capability for click-through shopping and an avenue for bloggers to attract followers,” Says Kirti Baliga, Co-Founder of Lil’Stylers.

 “Lil’Stylers has created a gateway for consumers, brands, bloggers, and other fashion influencers to seamlessly connect through one integrated experience that is as simple as Tag, Click, Shop.”

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So, snap a pic of your lil styler and share it with the world (or with your private circle of friends – yet another fab feature for the more”private” parents).  We love finding style inspiration from our friends and brands!

To see how it works, check out the Lil’Stylers video

To install the FREE app click here

little style of the day: Olivia and Owen

little style of the day

Olivia & Owen is a high-end luxury line for babies, toddlers, and children up to size 8, focusing on classic style essentials made with the most luxurious fabrics and sophisticated prints.
The brand launched in March 2012 debuting 6 styles of children’s playwear apparel (you may have read about them here on LSF). Since then they have grown extensively to include 3 collections defined by an exciting collaboration of East meets West, with style influences spanning from the sleek trends of New York City to Lisbon Portugal’s old-world.
Everyday – Focusing on quality, classic, American styles.
Holiday – representing traditional European clothing with a timeless design.
Baby Knits – the most precious knit ensembles for babies made from the finest cotton for summer comfort and wool and cashmere for winter warmth.
From one of kind specialty dresses to everyday cotton pique polo’s with fabric details to luxuriously soft baby sets with special ribbon closures. The prices range from $50-$200.
Just a couple of our favorite pieces on my two favorite little style-setters:
Pink and White V-back Sundress- classic innocence with ruffle trim and mother-of-pearl buttons makes this the perfect dress for a garden party or a playdate at the park.
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Blue and White Striped Spanish Shorts- classic look with mother-of-pearl button closures.  Who doesn’t love the suspenders?
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Please check Olivia & Owen and Join us their journey to dress your little ones in fabulous, fun, quality clothes for every occasion.

little style of the day: spring styles from the children’s place + giveaway

little style of the day

Little Style Finder is giving away a $25 gift card to The Children’s Place

Check out some of our fave spring styles- all under $25

Newborn Boy Seersucker Blazer- $18.00

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Newborn Girl Chambray Romper- $16.95

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Baby Boy Shark Patchwork Shorts - $17.95

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Baby Girl Neon Calypso Sandal – $9.95 

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Boy Color Pop Sneaker – $22.95

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Girl Capri Jumpsuit - $24.95

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Giveaway: $25 gift Card to The Children’s Place

‘LIKE’ LSF on Facebook and write a wall post “The Children’s Place Giveaway” 
Or
Follow LSF on Twitter and tweet The Children’s Place Giveaway” 
Winner will be announced March 26, 2013.
Note: Little Style Finder was not compensated for this post, but did receive a gift card for purposes of this review.  All opinions are our own.

little style of the day: affordable finds at The Children’s Place

little style of the day

As the mom of a 5 year old little girl and 9 month old baby boy, I love searching for stylish essentials to mix and match with the kids’ current wardrobes (which, I might add, are much larger than mine).

Check out some of our fun AND affordable finds from The Children’s Place

Baby Boy

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Skinny Jeans

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Color Pop Mid-Top Sneaker

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Gingham Shirt

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Striped Bow Tie

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Skull Baseball Hat

Girls

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Bubble Hem Trench

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Skinny Jeans

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Icon Sweatshirt

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Pompom Striped Ballet Flat

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Silver Quilted Saddle Bag

Plus, receive a FREE plush bunny now thru January, 31st (while supplies last) with any in-store purchase of $75 or more.

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Little Style Finder was not compensated for this post, but did receive a sample Bunny. All opinions expressed are my own.

little style of the day: pipopipo

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pipopipo (pronounced pee-po pee-po), a baby and toddler apparel and accessory company for fashionable kids aged five and under, launches its brand with one-of-a-kind infant socks sets that keep your little one’s toes warm, while entertaining them with the pipopipo friends adorable and irresistibly squeezable 3D faces.

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The collection features the signature pipopipo friends – whimsical characters-  Aster, Busby, Lin, Mimi, Ruby and Hana- epitomizing all the best about childhood: fun, adventure and imagination.

Additionally, these characters truly come to life through its interactive Web site, an online entertainment destination featuring storytelling and age-­‐appropriate content for children 5 and under. Original comics  are also posted daily on their Facebook and Twitter pages.

source for style: Cissy Wears + giveaway

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LSF is so excited to introduce you to a new children’s concept store for design centric parents and kids that rock!
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Cissy Wears is a children’s concept store aimed at design-centric parents who do not want to compromise on their taste because they have children. Predominantly focusing on children’s fashion, Cissy Wears stocks brands with an emphasis on quality, fuss-free design.

Based on little Cissy and her love of lilac and leopard print, their brands are not garish or cutesy. But they do love rabbits, deer, tigers,  horses, moustaches, cake and ice cream!

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The store also specializes in vintage children’s wear to appeal to those who want unique style, but also to cater for the more thrift-conscious local parent who enjoy the thrill of finding quality cool second hand clothes to suit their budget.

Cissy Wears is online with a fully operational e-commerce site fulfilling mail order on a national and international basis, with same day local delivery.

There is also a specialist children’s hairdresser operating from the store, with a super cool chair that will see your kids begging to have their hair cut!

Cissy Wears
Name: Nicola Eyre, Owner

Please tell us a bit about yourself: A tattooed, rocking mum of 2 from London who worked in the music industry for years in marketing – looking after bands, touring, doing photo shoots, artwork, video shoots, artwork, styling etc.

What inspired you to start cissywears.com?  I said for years that I wanted to open a kids shop but it had to be in a certain spot. One day a “FOR RENT” sign was put up in the window. That was that.  3 months later I’d quit my job and was preparing to open. The website and the store go hand in hand, although the website tends to attract the more fashion focused buyers, whereas the store is more gift-oriented.

Where did the name come from?  It comes from my daughter, Cissy. Every day I used to text my best friend Sarah a picture of her outfit and the texts always started “Cissy wears” in a take off of magazine fashion spreads.

What do you look for in clothing/accessories companies when buying for the boutique?  It’s pretty simple. Would I dress my kids in it? If not, then I won’t have it in my store. I like a certain colour palette, and certain styles and I stick to it. For example, I don’t really like primary colours, and I hate cutesy, appliqué animal prints. I think the styles I pick reflect my background – it’s clothes for kids that rock (or parents that still do!).

What trends are you seeing for Spring 2013?  Bicycles. Everything seems to have bicycles on it!

What are some of your favorite brands and why?  Mini Rodini – I love their cool prints, and the quality of their clothes. They are the reason I got into kids fashion.  MarMarCopenhagen – I pretty much have one rule – leopard print with everything! And MarMar do the best leopard print, hands down. LUCKYBOYSUNDAY – everybody needs at least one piece of luckyboysunday in their life. The softest, most adorable things. I am totally in love. I bought my whole family luckyboysunday for christmas!

Any up and coming brands we should be on the look out for?  There’s some great new brands coming from the UK.  Beau Loves has been one of my biggest sellers this season.  I also love Indikidual – especially the fun banana print, and Poco Nido baby shoes are really cool.  I’m also hoping Collegien slipper socks will let me sell online soon. They are fabulous and I always get people ordering them via Instagram!

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What advice would you give to parents shopping for their children?  Do you find that most parents take the same stylistic approach with dressing their children as they do with themselves?  Don’t be afraid to put babies in black. Keep it simple. Mix your prints with quality basics. Pink is fine in moderation. Dress boys in leggings. Don’t go kids clothes shopping with men – they drain the joy out of it! Who cares if they don’t care what they look like or if they’ll grow out of it in a few months! ;)

GIVEAWAY: One pair of Pico Nido Baby Shoes

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‘LIKE’ both LSF and Cissy Wears on Facebook and write a wall post “Cissy Wears Giveaway”
Or
Follow LSF and Cissy Wears on Twitter and tweet Cissy Wears Giveaway” 
Winner will be announced December 31, 2012.