Take Your Kid’s Style & Wardrobe To Next Level This Fall !

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As a mom that really loves and embraces fashion, dressing up my kid is one of the things I really enjoy! Be it cute baby onesies with funny slogans, bright colored T shirts for summer or stylish formal wear for a wedding, I am always on the lookout for adorable outfits that are equally comfortable for my little guy. These days I’m really into creating Matching aka “Twinning” outfits with Vir.

Tip – Try to match bold and primary colors to Twin with your kiddo.

Since I became a mother, when it comes to splurging, I would often rather spend money on my kid than on myself. Personally, I wanted to bring my baby home from the hospital in brand new outfit. I spent a good deal of my pregnancy picking out the perfect, tiny outfit that he would come home in. It’s the one outfit I have saved and will probably give to him once he have his own kids.

Honestly, bulk of Vir’s clothes are from the mid-price range stores. I don’t believe there is any point in spending a lot of money on clothes that the kids will grow out of within a few months. But I don’t mind spending a few dollars more on dressy outfits for special occasions like birthdays, family photo sessions, holiday pictures or school pictures.

I recently came across Kids Atelier, a sleek online boutique that curates the world’s most prestigious international children’s clothing brands from classic chic to creative bohemian that has clothing for newborns, toddlers taking their first steps all the way up to the teens.  What I really like about the store is that they have a vast range of designer baby clothes and have something to satisfy everyone.

Kids Atelier allows the kids to wear designer clothing just like Mommy and Daddy with fashion and prices that adapt to each and every one.

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There are so many brands, stores, boutiques, etsy shops and ecommerce websites to shop cute clothing for kids and babies these days. All of them deliver a promise. However for any brand to be successful it is important they adhere to quality. I buy a brand because it tells me what to expect. It stands for consistency and quality.

Similar to my own wardrobe, I like to mix my son’s wardrobe with clothing from different brands and stores for special occasions, daily wear, and some really fun and quirky pieces too. I really loved the Fall/Winter 2017 lineup at Kids Atelier  and recently picked up some great outfits for Vir. The best part is you can snag some really amazing deals on these brands on their  Summer Sale items ranging from 30-60% off now.

TIP : You can also get a sneak peek on Kids Atelier upcoming promos and get 10% off your first order as you sign up here.

Check out Fall fashion inspiration for Girls. Links to shop below.

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One – Little Marc Jacobs Swan Dress / Two-  Billie Blush Pink Hooded Raincoat  / Three- Karl Lagerfeld Sweatshirt/ Four- Little Marc Jacobs Black and White Letterman Jacket/ Five – Billie Blush Pink Roses Dress

My Top picks for Boys Fashion this Fall.  Links to shop below

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One- Karl Lagerfeld Cardigan & Pants / Two- BOSS Grey combed knitted sweater  /Three- Billy Bandit Space Sweatshirt  /Four – Little Marc Jacobs Cat onesie/ Five- BOSS quilted snow suit in Navy 

I try to stay in budget by

  • Re-selling clothes Vir outgrows on our local consignment store or fb groups .
  • I looks for deals and shop online when discounts are available. You can easily get upto 30-60% off on Kids Atelier on their sale items.
  • I buy pieces that I can mix with at least 2 other items in his wardrobe.
  • I size up in shirts so they last longer. You can always roll up the sleeves.
  • I buy shorts that have built in elastic expanders so they continue to fit as Vir grows.

Please do share what are some of your favorite stores you like to shop for your kids. Do you have any rules that you follow while shopping for your kids?

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Fall accessory to look out for ! JORD Wood Watch.

I am so excited to share with you my beautiful Jord Watch from the Frankie series model. From the pictures it is often hard to tell the actual look, feel and quality of any product and before I recommend it to all my readers I wanted to try it on and see it for myself. When Jord asked me to review this watch I was enthused to say the least!

In the era of smart watches and fitness trackers it seems like wrist watches as a fashion statement are drifting away. But I have always looked for attributes like comfort, sophistication and feasibility in any product.  This unique Jord wood watch met those needs with a lot of style and elegance too.

The idea of a wood watches excited me as there is a recent shift in perspective in the consumer market to Sustainability.  There is a huge eco movement of wooden products likes Kids toys, sunglasses, watches etc being created from various sustainably harvested trees.

The first thing I noticed when I received my package from Jord was the lovely engraved wood box inscribed with their logo. Jord in Swedish means Earth , soil or land and I could see these elements being the priority of the brand right when I began the unboxing process.

This sophisticated and minimalist timepiece is made of Ebony wood and is splash proof. I love the gold rim on the dark wood color as it adds so much elegance to it. The watch is ultra slim and extremely light weighted too and the glass is scratch proof. I will be pairing it with my fall picks this season, as the dark ebony color is the perfect match to my personal style. For me a watch is my must have accessory and I don’t leave home without it even though I can catch up with time on my cell phone.

Most watches by Jord come in a series of wood colors and styles and at different price levels. These nature-celebrating watches could easily be considered a luxury item, ranging from $120- $200. I’d definitely say this was a good investment if you’re in the market for a unique, sustainable watch! They have an excellent collection for men too.

Jord is offering one reader a chance to win a $75 coupon towards a watch and EVERYONE ELSE will get a $20 coupon!  Be sure to enter just below. Its gifting season and this could make a perfect gift for someone !! 

Enter the Contest Here ! Contest End 11/6  


******This Post was sponsored by Jord Wood Watches*******

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Such a classic little black dress from Pink Blush . You can never go wrong with one !

 

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My Bump Style

I have always believed in effortless style. My fashion has always been minimal and comfortable. Dressing up for me is more casual, more like “untucked glamour” (a term I came across). My ‘go to’ dress code is a classic denim jeans and white T or a good plain black dress. I stuck to my personal style and continued with my minimal look during my pregnancy too.

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2nd Trimester

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3rd Trimester with a Jacket

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38 weeks pregnant, Almost there!

For my daily maternity style I loved layering up. I would usually team up my favorite H&M denim shirt with my midi dresses, it made me more confident with my curves. I would also layer it over my T shirts for the extra room with my maternity jeans, flats or converse all stars! I avoided heels my entire pregnancy.

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Motherhood Maternity Jersey Dress and Express Shrug

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Motherhood Maternity jersey dress with H&M denim shirt

For my workouts I stuck with dark color bottoms like yoga capris and sweat pants and for the top, it was loose racer backs and stretch fabric tanks to hold my  growing bump. For my workout routines I mostly stuck with 3 mile brisk walks with my scruffy puppy Rio, and on alternate days did low impact exercises like squats and lunges with light weights .

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Abercrombie Sweatpants

I planned to celebrate my pregnancy with an outdoor maternity photo shoot at the beginning of my third trimester. It was spring and Houston had some beautiful Azalea trail events around the city. We went to the River Oaks trail I was too tired that day but didn’t cancel the shoot. This is such an important memory and I wanted to frame it on a wall at my home. I dressed in a light peach color lace dress to capture the spring season and my husband- Deep went with an all denim look to have a good contrast for the pictures. It was simple and sweet and effortless for both of us. I am so glad the pictures are so pretty.

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I had the hardest time finding my baby shower dress. Whereas, my entire pregnancy I had no problems with my maternity wear. I definitely didn’t want a maternity dress for the shower, instead I preferred a regular gown or maxi dress which I can use later too (although a size or two up.) My first preference was a gown mostly which was long ,flowing with drapes and in pastel colors. After an exhausting shopping exploration of three weekends, I finally managed to find the exact piece of clothing I was looking for.

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My BCBG gown in mauve.

Thanks to  Pinkbushmaternity for collaborating with me . The maxi dress fitted me so well. This picture was taken exactly 1 day before my delivery. The dress is very versatile as it can also be worn post pregnancy and the overlapping V shape neckline makes it perfect for breast feeding.

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