Sunday, June 29, 2008

Pretty in Pink

Showcase your little girl's free spirit in this pretty, hippie-inspired sundress with an eyelet bodice and ruffled hem. Designed by Guess Kids with much attention to the fine details, and just the right shade of pink for the summer season. Available in specialty stores and online for $34.50.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Trendy Tees for Boys

Little boys love comfortable tees....while moms love style. We've found some of the hottest designer tees for boys that combine both fashion and comfort! Now your little one will rock the playground in style.

Space Mission Tee by Kingsley, $48. Available online at Estella.

Vintage Victory Tee by JB Original, $23.50. Available at Baby Boy Style.

Helicopter Tee by Appaman, $27.95. Available online at Rock'n Sprouts.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Funky Daisy Giveaway!

A unique and classic baby gift...and one that can be yours! If you are looking for an updated twist to personalized baby clothing - you'll love the designs by Funky Daisy. Staying away from the traditional monogram and frilly bows, Funky Daisy owner Alyssa Albers came up with the unique funky heart, dot square, and dot circle designs. All personalized looks that are classic and sweet at the same time!

Funky Daisy offers more than just personalized clothing for babies and toddlers. Start your baby off in style (and have fun in the process) while creating customized bibs, burp cloths, blankets and hats. Sure to surprise and delight, these are perfect gifts for baby showers and birthdays - and you'll be quite impressed with the finishing touches added with Funky Daisy's beautiful gift wrap.

Funky Daisy is giving away one of these adorable dot square Personalized Baby Onesies in the size, color, and monogram of your choice. To enter, simply subscribe to the Baby Style Watch newsletter - or if you are already a subscriber, please send an e-mail entry to The drawing will take place on July 2nd - so enter today to win!

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Trendy Backpacks for Toddlers

Perfect for picnics, traveling, pre-school, or a day at the park - these trendy toddler backpacks are a hip and fun way to keep your little one organized! Check out some of our favorite unique designs available at many online boutiques.

Hand-knitted Butterfly Backpack by Bla-Bla Kids, $39. Available online at Luca Bleu Boutique.

Dinosaur Backpack in Crisp Green, $29.50. Available online at Baby Gap.

Neopolitan Polka Dot Backpack, $25. Available online at Four Peas.

Mina Fleece Backpack by Pooki & Co, $30.99. Available online at Oompa Toys.

Skurvy Pirate Backpack by Small Paul, $54.95. Available online at Sandbox Couture.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Lola and James

This gorgeous silk dress looks as if it came right off the runway! Now your little diva can be just as stylish as mommy with the Fuschia Print Dress by Lola and James. The eco-conscious line is known for its colorful designs made from recycled fabrics & materials. Very well-known in the Celebrity community, clients have included Kelly Ripa, Angelina Jolie, Courtney Cox, and Gwen Stefani.

A variety of Lola and James designs are available online at Stinky Pants Boutique. Be sure to check out some of their edgy and super cool looks including "The Cars" graphic top and the "Hotel California" tee for boys.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

We Love...

Imps & Elfs is a Danish company that began in 1997 as a "modest children's label without frills and fancies". Many of their designs for both baby and kids are inspired by the pureness and innocence of childhood. Clean lines, cool details, soft colors, and European flair come together nicely in every ensemble. We just love their large selection of high-quality rompers, tees, and hoodie/pant sets!

Cool Fact: Imps & Elfs works with MADE-BY to produce clothing that is 100% child labor free and made from organic cotton.

Many online boutiques carry Imps & Elfs clothing including Pocopano, Little Dudes Only, Pink Gorillas, and Sons + Daughters.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Bellarisa Designs

A stylish way for any little girl to enter the world - and a perfect gift for expecting mothers! Be sure to check out Bellarisa Designs, a great online boutique specializing in customized and embellished onesies and baby accessories.

We just love this simple, yet stylish Bellarisa gift set available at Tiny Treasures Baby. The hat is one size and the brim can be rolled up or down to adjust the fit. Also, the embellishment is removable on the onesie for washing.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Salma Hayek and Valentina Go Shopping!

Salma Hayek and her 8 ½-month-old daughter, Valentina, enjoyed a day of shopping in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, June 14th. Mommy and baby visited Tart and other shops in Melrose during their "girls" day. Valentina was seen wearing the Splendid Striped Polo Dress in seashell pink with a pair of kuuru pink and brown peyton shoes. Of course Baby Valentina looked just as beautiful as her mother!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

For those little surfer boys...

Wes & Willy does it right with this laid back and comfortable approach to boys summer fashion. Each season they continue to impress...and this summer is no exception. We think little surfer boys will agree with the look of the Beach Patrol Infant Onesie Swimsuit...a black and white one piece swimsuit with surf graphic and rashguard. Great for protecting that sweet baby skin while at the pool or the beach. There's even a matching trendy tee for big brother!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Lucy Sykes

Lucy Sykes clothing is elegant and timeless. Founded in 2004 by Lucy Sykes Rellie, her designs are inspired by travels to Los Angeles, London, Paris, and Milan. Gorgeous florals, satin ribbons, and ruffles are just some of the exquisite details in the 2008 Spring Collection. Lucy Sykes can be found at Nordstrom, Saks, Lord and Taylor, and various high-end childrens boutiques.

Carol Dress in Teal or Pink Chrysanthemum. Available now in sizes 12-24 months, $59.50.

Scarlett Top with Red Calypso Print, $39.50 Paired with the french-inspired Reese Skirt, $59.50. Available in sizes 2T to 6X.

Now is the time of year when many moms start thinking about family photos...and many are in search of matching or coordinating outfits. Petit Luxe carries the Chavay Dress - a fabulous fashion statement featuring a classic silhouette in a gorgeous pink Liberty of London print. Available in both infant and toddler sizes. To coordinate with sister, a simple bubble in the same Liberty print is available in in sizes 12 and 18 months.

Did you Know? A line for boys was developed last Spring and now is available in limited quantities in select boutiques. Designs are reminiscent of hot days in Sicily, lounging under the lemon tree beside the swimming pool at the olive press. Afterwards, riding mopeds to the Piazza at Castelvetrano, to eat bocconcini and gelati at your favorite café.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Featured Designer: Purple Alex

Stylish. Playful. Sporty. Purple Alex hats are the perfect accessory for your little boy or girl on a bright and sunny day! Each hat is hand-made using top of the line designer fabrics, not the typical patterns you see nowadays appearing in baby blankets, bibs, and various baby apparel. Purple Alex designs are quirky and fun, and truly allow your little one to show off their unique personality.

If you are tired of pastel blues and greens, and prefer a modern and contemporary look - you will love the Circle Blue design pictured above. With it's funky design and vibrant colors, your little one will stand out on the playground. Ready for a day at the ballpark? Little sluggers will fit right in with the Baby Baseball Game design by Purple Alex.

Pinks and shades of Chocolate brown are so "en vogue". Our favorite hat for girls this season is the Pinkers floral design - which would pair nicely with many of the designer clothing lines out this summer.

All of the Summer Brim hats in the Purple Alex Collection are currently on sale for 20% off, and shipping is included in the price! No promo code is needed. Simply place your order and the discount will be reflected at checkout.

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Funky Sunglasses!

Looking for something different when it comes to trendy baby and toddler sunglasses? We've searched high and low for the most unique looks for summer shades.

Every girl needs a little bling! We adore these Pink Rhinestone Sunglasses by Baby Posh. All glammed up with over 300 light rose rhinestones - a show stopper! If you are looking for a "mod" 70's look, then check out the Yellow Daisy Shades at Gymboree. They pair nicely with the Daisy Halter Dress and matching hair clips.

Boys who prefer an urban look will love the Grey Camo Shades by Baby Banz. These cool shades come with a matching Neoprene elastic strap that allows for flexibility, breathability, and comfort. Sports fanantics and boys who love the outdoors will like the Sporty Sunglasses by Julbo Keedz. A durable pair of sunglasses, with a clean look...with just the right touch of style!

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Beach and Pool Cover-Ups for Kids

If your little ones have already begun soaking up the summer sun, beach and pool-side cover-ups are a must! Forget boring towels or terry-cloth robes, and allow kids to have fun in style, while protecting their precious skin. Check out our favorites for little girls this season!

Juicy Couture Embroidered Modal Dress. Available online at Milk Shop, $94.

Beach Kaftan in Aqua Exotic Flower. Available at Boden, $28.00

Infant Terry Cloth Cover-Up in Warm Dot. Available at Target, $9.99.

Kate Mack Cherry Jubilee Cover-Up. Available at Baby Petunia, $27.60.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Boys Summer Fashion

When designer kids labels are not an option, you can always turn to the baby boutique at Old Navy. With so many great "looks", little boys {and parents} can enjoy affordable, summer trends without sacrificing style. Baby Style Watch put together a great look for Father's Day this year, one where baby boys can dress just like dad!

Start with the light yellow pique polo paired with twill plaid shorts in brown earth. Accesorize with some cool summer shades and add the faux-leather flip-flops to dress it up! A great look for only $40!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Skipping Hippos Ponchos!

Perfect for a breezy day - these stylish ponchos will turn your baby into a style icon! Designed by San Francisco-based Skipping Hippos, each poncho is uniquely hand-made of soft fleece and adorned with ric-rac and pom poms. They can be worn year round and make great gifts for baby showers or expecting mothers. Available online at Polka Dot Whale.

Polka Dot Whale is offering Baby Style Watch readers a 10% discount on any order using promo code BABYSTYLEWATCH at checkout.