June 25, 2016 on 2:22 am

A line of childrenswear named after a corduroy ape has to put some seriously cute clothes out into the world. Appaman far from disappoints in making good on this promise. During his time growing up in Norway, company founder and designer Harald Husum shared many adventures with a precocious plush primate. Today, his whimsical and well-made Appaman clothing for kids recalls those stories within the context of contemporary American pop culture.

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Make her day by making it metallic with the Appaman Pewter Color Kelsey Dress.

And really — who knew a simian stuffy could be so hip? One thing Appaman proves again and again is that just because clothing is cool doesn’t mean it has to be fussy. Appaman is known for its relaxed yet urban vibe. There’s a reason why many of Hollywood’s most adorable up-and-comers, including Room star Jacob Tremblay, Black-ish actor Miles Brown, and Girl Meets World cutie August Maturo, are spotted out and about in Appaman threads. Haute hordes of A-list offspring are also getting in on the Appaman action, such as Sasha and Samuel of the Naomi Watts/Liev Schreiber brood.

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Go full-on formal or mix things up with the versatile Appaman Black Boys Velvet Blazer Jacket.

But even tiny trendsetters who aren’t yet gracing the pages of US Weekly can step into next season in style thanks to Appaman’s extraordinary fall collection. Where else can you find so many petite pieces which uniquely embody the spirit of feel-good, fashion-forward fun? In fact, one phrase comes to mind above all else when we think of Appaman girls coats, Appaman dresses, Appaman boys suits, Appaman sweaters, and everything else Appaman: Carefree chic. It’s what makes Appaman so, well, Appaman.

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The Appaman Blue Hooded Down Boys Coat Parka proves that down doesn’t have to be dowdy.

When it comes to original outerwear this fall, Appaman serves up a winning blend of form and function with the likes of the Appaman Nicki Furry Girls Bomber Jacket and the Appaman Blue Hooded Down Boys Coat Parka — both of which will take kiddos from playground to party without skipping a beat. These picks, along with plenty of other Appaman winter coats and jackets in the season’s hottest hues, will keep all your favorite pint-sized people both cool and warm at the same time thanks to cozy down and awesome design details, like removable fur hoods.

Appaman does luxe just as well as it does laid-back with lots of fetching formal kids clothing in the mix, too, including the elegantly edgy Appaman Black Boys Velvet Blazer Jacket and the Appaman Pewter Color Kelsey Dress — a perfect fit for metallics-loving miniature mavens.

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The classic bomber jacket gets a refreshing reboot with the Appaman Nicki Furry Girls Bomber Jacket.

From its dreamy Scandinavian roots to its downtown Brooklyn present, Appaman makes one-of-a-kind clothing for one-of-a-kind kids. If you’re looking for standout style staples this fall, look no further than Appaman’s Fall 2016 collection – available now for pre-order at Little Fashions Boutique.

 

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September 30, 2015 on 1:30 am

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I’ve been wanting to write about this super cut blazer by Baby Sara for awhile now. If Coco Chanel herself was alive today and she was  children’s clothing designer, she couldn’t come-up with a cuter jacket than this one. We absolutely love this Baby Sara blazer. Made with stylish textured ivory and pink fabric with gold thread, this adorable little girls blazer has really sweet rounded pockets with gold fringe trim that we love.  Other endless fun features are fancy gold buttons, golden fringe around the neckline and the sleeves, gold hardware zipper closure and scalp-shaped hemline. We also like the versatilty of this Chanel Inspired Little Girls blazer. You can easily wear it with the pants or leggings or you can pair it up with a fancy dress, like this Gold & Beige Sparkly sequined Dress by Baby Sara. Here are different way to wear this, we only tried a couple

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August 28, 2015 on 3:08 pm

This stunning Zoe Ltd Purple Hologram Hi Lo Grammys Tween Dress is  simply a must for your tween fashionista. If she loves Taylor Swift, she will will absoluteley love this dress. As this was inspired by a sensationally gorgeous dress that Taylor Swift wore to the Grammys not long ago. Crafted with shimmery purple fabric with hi-lo skirt and adorned with beautiful jewells this stylish tween dress is one of our best sellers this season. if your tween girl likes does a lot of pageants or needs a very special dress for her events, this is a must have!

 

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August 11, 2015 on 4:18 pm

Fashionistas and food-lovers don’t always have lot in common, so who would expect fashion designers to take styling advise from the culinary arts? And that’s exactly what they are doing for fall 2015. This season’s attempt at print mixing invites a little bit of everything to the table. With a dash of cheetah print here and spot of polka dots there, designers are taking a more-is-better approach to the print making, creating a whirlwind of whimsical and quirky fashions for tween girls  and little girls alike. Girls fashions are often accented with glitter and sequins to make it even more over the top. And as prints become more more vivid and realistic in part to advancement in print making, this mixing trend is sure to continue well into Spring 16.

Here are some of the examples from our fall 15 offers:

Truly Me Tween Maxi Dress Floral & Chevron Fall 15 

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February 22, 2015 on 2:42 am

Spring is just around the bend. Spring brings with it the Easter holiday and, for the tweens/teens in your life, the Spring Dance. If that special girl in your life has yet to find her perfect Easter or Spring Dance dress, the Little Fashions Boutique has a variety of unique and beautiful Isobella & Chloe Easter dresses and special occasion dresses to choose from.

Exquisite Designs Available at the Little Fashions Boutique

The Isobella & Chloe line is produced by Best of Chums; a company that has been creating one-of-a-kind Isobella & Chloe apparel with handmade appliqué and colorful designs for years. The Isobella & Chloe Spring 2015 collection makes it easy to see why Best of Chums received the Earnie Award in the ‘Best Dress Collection for Little Girls’ category. This amazing Spring 15 line is now available at the Little Fashions Boutique!

Find Isobella & Chloe Designs at The Little Fashions Boutique

At the Little Fashions Boutique, we are happy to offer our clientele exclusive Isobella & Chloe clothing. This year’s Easter line does not disappoint offering dresses and outfits adorned with unique appliqués, ruffles, tulle skirts, ribbons and lace. Whether you are looking for well-made toddler outfits or top-of-the-line tween/teen apparel, the Spring 15 line of Isobella & Chloe Easter dresses and outfits is sure to please.

Does Your Little Girl Love to Dress Up?

Many little girls love dressing up; and no special occasion is needed! In fact, a trip to the grocery store sometimes calls for an elegant and perfectly designed dress or outfit. If this is the case with your little girl, even if she already has her Easter dress, consider surprising her with one of the beautifully crafted Isobella & Chloe little girls dresses or outfits available at the Little Fashions Boutique.

Easter Dresses for the Tween or Teen in Your Life

At the Little Fashions Boutique, we don’t just cater to the smaller girls with ribbons and lace; we also offer beautifully designed Isobella & Chloe Easter and Spring Dance dresses for that extraordinary tween/teen in your life.

The Spring Dance Requires an Amazingly Distinct Dress

Chances are, your tween/teen wants to be the center of attention as she enters the dance. There is no better way to help her accomplish this than with one of the gorgeous, distinctive Isobella & Chloe dresses available at the Little Fashions Boutique. Even if your tween/teen is somewhat shy, she will surely step out of her shell while wearing one of the avant-garde Isobella & Chloe designs we have available at the Little Fashions Boutique.

Isobella & Chloe’s ‘Secret Garden’ Pink and Ivory Lace Easter Dress

It is easy to see why Isobella & Chloe’s Secret Gardendress is a top seller at the Little Fashions Boutique! Inspired by vintage designs, this layered dress offers overlapping, soft pink tulle that is lined with ivory lace. This dress is available in sizes ranging from 2T to 14. A pair of our sparkly, sequin adorned ballerina shoes (3Yth to 6Yth), is the perfect addition to complete this darling Easter look.

We also offer a matching little sister outfit (12M to 4T) and headband – making this Isobella & Chloe ‘Secret Garden’ design ideal for Easter pictures!

Isabella & Chloe’s ‘Spring has Sprung’ Fun Coral Knit Girls Dress

If you are looking for a fun, colorful dress, look no further! The bright colors in this Isobella & Chloe “Spring has Sprung” dress are sure to bring on a smile. The vibrant tangerine bodice combined with the multi-color, ruffled tulle skirt will make her easy to spot at the annual Easter Egg Hunt! This dress is available in sizes 4 thru 12.

Isobella & Chloe’s ‘Strawberry Shortcake’ Pink Polka Dot Dress with Ruffles

She will look and feel like a princess in this magnificently designed soft pink, flowing dress. This Isobella & Chloe ‘Strawberry Shortcake‘ dress has two matching rosettes to add a bit of whimsy, while the polka dots offer dimension. This dress is available in sizes ranging from 2T to 6X.

At the Little Fashions Boutique, we have breathtaking Isobella & Chloe dresses for those special events in her life. We also offer fun and lively outfits for a day at the zoo and girls swimsuits so she can remain stylish as she walks along the beach to gather seashells. No matter the occasion, the Little Fashions Boutique has just what you need; we know that wearing magnificently crafted apparel is always in style!

October 3, 2014 on 3:32 am

Leaves are turning yellow, one of my favorite seasons is here. Holidays will be upon us very shortly too. October is the time when most of us schedule Holiday photo sessions and kids have pictures taken at school. These pictures are important  because they create  precious memories of the childhood that will last for years to come. Personally, I save all of my daughter’s little mementos, thinking that one day, when she has her own kids, she would like to open the box and show it all to her own children. However, shopping for a Holiday outfit for your little girl can be stressful if not approached correctly. After all, she doesn’t  need just a dress, which would be fairly easy to find, but she also needs matching headband, shoes, tights and sometimes a shrug to keep her warm.  If you are in the same boat as I’m, you probably know how hard it is to find all that in one place.

Unfortunately, my 14 year old outgrew kid sizes recently,  so  I can’t just go to the warehouse and pick something cute for here, like I used to when she was younger.  Now I have to go shopping someplace else.  And of course, she has to approve everything I buy for her. On many occasions, I tried to go to the mall and get everything I needed in one or two stores,  but it was virtually impossible. By the time, I found a dress ( if I was lucky),  I was so exhausted that I had no energy to look for matching shoes or accessories.  I also tried boutiques, but boutique stores usually carry a small selection and sizes are usually sold-out.  Having recognized that need, I realized that it would be nice to find everything you needed in one place. Littlefashionsboutique.com strives to be that one place.

We carry a wide selection of beautiful girls’ Holiday dresses, along with matching shoes, hair accessories, tights and socks and lots more. We even show matching accessories on the same page as the outfit in “You will like column”, which means that accessories shown there will match the dress. Unfortunately internet also has it’s limitations, due to various screen resolutions, items may appear different color than they actually are.  It may  appear that items don’t match at all because pictures were taken with different lighting or different camera.  The best way to decide is to see an actual item. And this is what we do here, we put accessories with the dress and see how it looks, before offering them as an outfit must have. If you are in doubt, you can always call or email our customer service and we will help you fin right accessories and answer any questions you may have about an item.

Of course, there are basic rules that apply to creating an outfit.  If you are going with solids, it’s pretty simple. Just make sure that your shade of red is the same or similar on your accessories. If you are more daring and love mixing colors, or the dress has multiple colors, make sure to alternate colors. For example, if you want to combine gold and ivory, (one of the most popular color schemes after red), make sure to alternate.  Example: Ivory headband, gold dress, ivory tights, gold shoes. You want to combine red and gold, do gold headband, red dress, ivory or beige tights, gold shoes. What if the colors are mixed? Well, if the bottom of the dress is gold, wear red tights, if the bottom of the dress is red, wear ivory or gold tights. Simple alternating is the best solution.

In some cases,  it is not so intuitive and easy, as I mentioned before, it’s not always easy to determine colors online, especially when you are trying to match something you already purchased. So I decided to put some of the Holiday looks together showing different looks with different types of accessories.

The first dress is beautiful Haute Baby “Ivy Rose” Tween Slip Dress.

haute baby Ivory Slip Dress    The colors on this dress are soft pink and golden beige, that shimmers and shines and is hard to describe or match. Haute Baby already offers    matching ivory and beige bow and ivory shrug. But is is the only option? Of course not.  One of the options would be Coastal Projections Sparkly Golden Beige Sequined Shoes w/Rosettes  paired with manufacturer’s bow or  Golden Rose Heaband by Kids Kapers.

Another route would be Coastal Projections Sparkly Light Pink Customs Sequined Shoes paired with light pink hair accessories. What if you want her to wear an ivory shrug? No problem,  pair it up with Coastal Projections Ivory Sequined Flower Sparkly Shoes w/Rosettes and an ivory

headband.  So many options are available.   Haute Baby "Ivy Rose" Tween Slip Dress

Ok, next item is  gorgeous Biscotti “Deck the Halls” Festive Red Drop Waist Holiday Dress.  This is a traditional rich red tulle bottom dress with sequined bodice and can be easily accessorized with red shoes and bow. But what if you want to try something different? No worries, we have that covered too. How about stunning Joyfolie Valeria Red Satin Holiday Girls Shoes w/Gold Bow & matching Couture Clips Large Gold Glitter Bow Headband. If you don’t want to spend extra money on headband, you can always use a small hair clip that comes with  Joyfolie Shoes free of charge.

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September 17, 2014 on 11:30 pm

As back to school winds down and the hot days of summer slowly slide into the crisp mornings and warm afternoons of autumn, it’s time again for that annual tradition beloved by moms, grandmas, and aunties everywhere: Choosing the perfect fall girls’ jackets and winter girls’ coats for the coming season.

Adorable winter girls coatsYou want your little sweetie to stand out in the crowd — after all, she is a budding fashionista! — but you also want to ensure that you choose the right coat for the right occasion. Whether you live in a cold, snowy climate that requires down fill coats or faux-fur hoods, like on this adorable Creamie Long Hooded Winter Coat, to keep her toasty warm through the winter, or live in milder latitudes that experience chilly mornings and evenings with warmer days sandwiched in between, choosing the right girls’ coats and jackets for fall and winter is about so much more than simply how they look.

Rather, it’s essential to consider factors such as warmth, weight, weather resistance, and (OK, we admit it!) those coats had better be just as cute as your little girl is, too, so they blend seamlessly into the rest of her winter wardrobe! As you undoubtedly already know, nothing’s worse than getting her all dressed up for a special event, just to top off her stunning outfit with a clunky coat that doesn’t match — am I right?

Mack & Co microfiber & lighter fleece coatsThere’s really no reason why her winter coats and fall jackets shouldn’t be able to stand on their own, as fashionable objects d’art… or at least, as super cute and stylish outerwear that doesn’t detract from the rest of her impeccable wardrobe, like the always-spot-on designs from Mack & Co. With all of these factors to consider, we’d like to present our guide to choosing the perfect fall girls’ jackets and winter girls’ coats for your little one, so she’ll always look amazing — and be warm and toasty! — through the upcoming cold months.

The Perfect Fit

The first step in choosing the right coat is getting the right fit.Mim Pi coats Many moms might think that it makes sense to get a size bigger than their kiddo is wearing now, so she wear it again next winter. Not a good idea, says Savvy Mommy’s Victoria Pericon. Why? Because there’s no way to know exactly what size your girl will be next season, so chances are high that you’ll only get a single season out of it.

By next year, she’ll have likely outgrown this year’s model — and if it doesn’t fit just right, she’ll feel uncomfortable, too cold, and will be more likely to take it off. Plus, who wants to be stuck in last year’s styles? Not your little girl! So don’t take a risk. Choose an option that’s just the right fit & size, like this adorable heart print coat  from Mim Pi Fall 2014 collection.

For Colder Climes

If the weather outside is frightful, keep her warm and cozy with down fill coats in a rainbow of colors, from pink to teal, to match any outfit. Perfect for snowy days, One Kid down coats & thermal jackets will keep her comfy and let her play outside longer. Bonus: One Kid thermal jackets are reversible, so you’re getting two looks in one!

For Warmer Regions

If you live in a region with warmer winters — or you just need a lighter jacket for fall — considerKate Mack coats Kate Mack jackets fleece girls coats. Fleece is a perfect choice for little ones; it’s light, soft, and easy to maintain, not to mention keeps her warm without weighing her down.

Fleece is the perfect choice for those in-between days; it can even get all dressed up, like these gorgeous Kate Mack coats. Kate Mack jackets are known for their fashion-forward styling and adorable attention to detail, and the 2014 Fall and Winter collection is no exception!

Just because the weather’s getting colder doesn’t mean your little girl can’t still look stylish and unique. Check out our selection of winter girls’ coats and jackets — we known you’ll find just the right options for her wardrobe this fall!

And don’t forget to check-out a selection of adorable and stylish little and tween girls rain coats from Oil & Water for early fall.

August 26, 2014 on 4:51 pm

Recently we have been getting quite a few new customers who are not familiar with the way pre-orders work. So we decide to write a little article explaining this interesting way of shopping.

To begin with, pre-orders are not commonly offered through large online retailers, they are only offered through smaller, more unique upscale boutiques that sell designer clothing. In short, pre-order is an advance purchase, similar  to layaway, but not quite the same. With layaway, you are putting aside something that is readily available in the store;  but with pre-order, you are purchasing something that has not been produced or has not  yet arrived to the store. At Littlefashionsboutique.com pre-orders are usually done for 2 seasons: fall/winter and spring/summer and are taken out of the current stock. In other words, you are pre-ordering items that we already ordered from the manufacturer and only limited quantities will be available for purchase. Fall/Winter pre-orders are usually offered from June to late August, for Spring/Summer from November to late February. Once items arrive to our store, they become “in-stock” items and can not be pre-ordered. Then is it called ” special order” and it’s not guaranteed. The reason is that when we shop for the season, we frequently order merchandise 3-8 months in advance, and most of our manufacturers cut-to-order. They do not cut any extra merchandise or cut very small amount in addition to what was already ordered. Some larger companies cut about 10% overstock and we can place “special orders” or get extra available stock from those companies.

Why pre-order?

Pre-order is a great way to shop early and to guarantee that your favorite items do not sell-out by the time shopping season starts. Good thing about pre-orders is that you don’t have to pay in advance, Littlefashionsboutique.com only charges 25% deposit once your order is received. We also offer flexible payment options, per customer request, we can charge 50% deposit, charge entire amount or not charge anything at all until you ask.  However with Paypal purchase you will be charged in full, that’s just how Paypal works. So if you are placing a pre-order and want to pay just a deposit, use regular credit card, this way you have more options. Pre-Orders are great way to shop for necessity items like winter coats & jackets, Holiday dresses or a matching pair of shoes that will be needed a month or two. Another great thing about pre-orders is that they ship Free, make sure to check all the announcements on the website and join mailing list to be aware of the promotions and coupons.Expected delivery  windows for pre-orders are always stated in item descriptions, but they are approximate and are not cut in stone, if you have a short time frame, you can always call us to confirm the expected delivery time.

Fall 2014 Pre-Orders

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April 26, 2014 on 4:38 am

After long and dreary winter, I’m sure you can’t wait to put away darker clothes and start wearing bight, summer colors. In this article we would like to highlight some of the top hues for Spring and Summer 14 that your kids are sure to enjoy.

 

Blue is  a New Pink this Season

Blue is always thought of as a traditional color for boys, however this Summer, many girls’ clothing designers incorporated this color into their collections. From stunning shimmering tulle dresses by Ooh La La Couture with Swarowski Crystals, to a trendy white and Blue China Print tunic dress by Laundry Girls and  sweet white and blue lace  eyelet creations by Halabaloo, almost girls clothing designers have created their own versions of beautiful girls frocks in vibrant blue hues. Some are more subtle than the others, some are more bold and patterned,  and almost all of them combined with silver, white or rhinestones. We feel that blue is a great alternative if you are getting tired of pink and it looks flattering with many types of complexions as proven by our little collage below.

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Shop the blue trend now!

February 28, 2014 on 12:00 pm

Though it might not feel like it most of the country, spring is less than a month away! That means its time to shop the latest styles and fashions for Spring 2014, and your favorite designers have a lot to offer, from pop art prints to asymmetrical hemlines to vintage-inspired looks. We’ve checked out the latest runway shows and discovered the hottest trends of the season, all translated into adorable, stylish and wearable looks for your little girls, girls and tweens.

Printed Leggings

Printed leggings are huge this spring, thanks to a showing of pop art prints on the runways. Designers such as Kenzo, Peter Som, Christopher Kane and Miu Miu were all playing with bold, quirky prints for spring, as were Prada and Christian Dior. Translated into kid-friendly wear, these patterns are popping up all over, but especially on printed leggings.

This look is so fresh and fun, and such an easy way for your girl or tween to express her unique style! We especially love the funky leggings, capris and tights from Zara Terez. This hip brand is known for its eclectic prints and trend setting fabrics; this spring, she’ll adore pairing skirts or tunic tops with quirky leggings that sport colorful cartoons, fireworks, unicorns, Broadway icons or even those ubiquitous Rainbow Loom bands that every girl is obsessed with these days!

For even more fun looks, check out the printed pop art leggings from Les Touts Petits, a favorite brand of the Obama daughters. Choose from colorful prints that include paint splatters, pinwheels, peace signs and Warhol’s iconic roses to dress up any skirt or top with a splash of color and individual style.

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Skater Dresses

Even if your girl or tween’s personal motto isn’t “skate or die!”, she’ll still adore the latest trend to sweep the runways: The skater dress. With their full swingy skirts, fitted bodices and cute scoop necks, skater dresses let your fashion forward tween explore her edgy side — just a little bit, anyway.

But they’re not just on-trend; skater dresses’ considerable appeal also lies in their versatility! These adorable dresses can be classic, when paired with patterned tights, riding boots, and a pea coat. When she wants to add a little edge, she can add ankle boots, a scarf and a moto jacket. For a more conservative look, simply top with a sweater and add flats.

Hi Lo Dresses

We’ve been seeing the hi lo hem trend for a while, and it’s only getting hotter. In their Spring 2014 lines, designers such as Bottega Veneta, Donna Karan, Rag and Bone, and Thakoon all featured this popular look. Celebrities love it too, with famous fashionistas Kate Hudson, Natalie Portman, Olivia Palermo, and Rachel Bilson all rocking this fun look on the red carpet in recent months.

We adore the hi lo look too, and especially like how Truly Me — part of the Hannah Banana brand — combines it with another trendy runway style, flowing skirts in gorgeous colors like guava pink and rich royal blue. Truly Me also offers stunning spring dresses featuring this versatile hemline in a range of patterns, from graphic stripes to florals — which are, by the way, another hot runway trend for the season!

Truly Me’s big sis, Sara Sara, also offers the hi lo look. Sara Sara’s tween dresses feature this noteworthy hemline in beautiful geometric, floral and graphic prints, all in the rich colors of the season. Hi lo maxi skirts add another dress-up or dress-down option that can take your tween from school to special events with ease.

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Fringe Swimsuits

Fringe was big in the Spring 14 fashion shows, with designers like Altuzarra, Miu Miu, Rodarte, Philip Lim, Max Azria, and Calvin Klein all adding this swingy embellishment to runway-ready looks. For the younger set, fringed swimsuits create a fresh and fun look for hanging out at the beach, hopping into the pool, or even just splashing through the sprinklers in the back yard!

Here at Little Fashions Boutique, we especially love the fringed looks from Submarine. Their tween bikinis blend strong color palettes, fresh prints and a bit of fringe for a look your tween will love all summer long. We’re also big fans of the fringed swimsuits from Ondade Mar, a brand that melds South American style with stunning prints, high quality fabrics and the latest beach fashion trends that your girl will adore.

Fringe Swimwear for Girls

 

Vintage-inspired Lace

Vintage is always amazing, and when you add lace — as we saw so often in the Spring 2014 lines — this lovely style just gets prettier and more feminine. Designers like Burberry Prosum, Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabbana, and Vera Wang all featured lacy looks in their Spring 14 runway shows.

One of our favorite new brands, Mustard Pie takes that lacy, vintage style to a whole new level that no little girl — or mom — could resist. From stunning ivory lace leggings to ruffly dresses and skirts, Mustard Pie’s adorableness factor is through the roof. We also adore the lacy vintage styles from Haute Baby. This exclusive line is known for its subtle colors and exquisite fabrics. You’ll love dressing your little one up in these sweet styles all spring long!