What to wear dilemmas extend to kids and babies too … whether it’s what to wear to the school disco (the immediate concern in our house …), theatre trip or family party.
Baby’s First Christmas
Who can resist a new baby outfit for Christmas? This simple shirt can be teamed with bloomers or trousers for great effect. Or, for an all-out traditional Christmas, look no further than Rachel Riley and La Coqueta. We also love this mustard dress from Tootsa (with cute fox in the pocket).
Owl Shirt, £62 Caramel
Trust Rachel Riley to make the perfect special occasion dress. Velour Party Dress, £32 Rachel Riley
Lapis baby trousers, £65 Caramel
One of the season’s colours, simply done with cute fox in the pocket. Mustard Dress, £40 Tootsa
Just one of many gorgeous things to choose from. Fairisle Baby Cardigan, £44 La Coqueta Kids
Baby Shorts, €35 Carrement Beau
Christmas Day Dresses
All these dresses are sure-fire winners to dress up or down.
Our top pick is the Edie floral frill dress, £40, Outside the Lines
From the cashmere experts comes a stunning embroidered dress. Folk swing dress, £69 Brora
Floral print dress, £27.99 Mango
Carrément Beau twill floral motif dress £65, Melijoe
Shoes and Accessories
Invest in some dancing shoes, be they sparkly plimsolls, leopard-print boots or these gorgeous Liberty-print laced boots.
Sparkly plimsolls, £25 Wild and Gorgeous
Hattie Monkey boots, £78 Young Soles
Blaxter boots, £85 Papouelli
You can never have too much glitter. Hair clip, £6 Outside the Lines
Get out of those jeans and into a fab fitting velvet jacket teamed with soft chinos; or this great plaid shirt would work well with a Peaky Blinders’ waistcoat.
Velvet jacket (also comes in red), £24.99 H&M
Plaid shirt, £17 Next
Elio winter chinos, £44, La Coqueta Kids
Velvet shirt, £75 Stella McCartney
Merino wool Jumper, £49.50 Roly Pony
Scotty chinos, £72 Finger in the Nose
Dr Kid knitted waistcoat, £21 Alex and Alexa
Did someone say there was a party …?
This jumpsuit is a showstopper if ever we saw one. Starman jumpsuit, £66.50 Wild and Gorgeous
Dress up or down in this Molo pink Bailing alpine glitter skirt, £49 Alex and Alexa
Reversible sequin sweatshirt (white/blue moon & stars), £17.99 Mango
Understated party Tee. Long-sleeved T, £18 Boden