Babyshop Facebook fans had a unique opportunity of asking our Head Buyer Elisabeth Mac Hale any questions relating to kids’ fashion trends this festive season. She has answered each and every question put forward by all you loving parents.
Here are here personalised tips and tricks to help you adorn your little princes and princesses with the best outfits this festive season:
Q: My daughter is 11 months old. How should I dress her up to make her look more attractive than usual? – Samad Khokhar
A: Hi Samad, vintage 50’s colours and styling is in vogue particularly for festive dress collections! Try dressing her up according to this current trend which is available all across our stores.
Q: I would like to keep my daughter stylish but without losing the advantage of keeping her in comfortable, what do you suggest? – Claudine Maksoud
A: Hi Claudine, we offer a great choice of products and our ‘Mix n Match’ festive outfits will solve your problem. You will definitely find a dressy tunic blouse and sparkly legging or dressy pants as an alternative, but stylish option.
Q: How do I dress my little daughter on her first birthday? – Sharima Subi
A: Hi Sharima, this festive season, try fabrics such as soft touch satins, metallic jacquard or tulle fabrics which are flying high on the trend charts! You could also dress her in pleasing colours such as pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics so that she looks every bit of the pretty princess that she is!
Q: How to dress a two-year-old boy in winter? – Swati Rathod
A: Hi Swati, do check out our trendy coloured jeans and polo tees along with stylish shirts and tops which will keep your little one all warm and stylish in winter. Keep watching this page for our winter collection.
Q: How to dress a six-months-old baby girl in summer? – Chaturika Ruwanthie Kaduruwana
A: Hi Chaturika, dress your precious six-month-old in pleasing colours such as pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics to keep her cool and happy this summer! Also, you can use pretty clips or hairbands to style and tie back her hair!
Q: What’s the trend for little girls in clothes and head/hair accessories? – Ic Hu
A: Hi Ic, this festive season the fabrics that have become all the rage are soft touch satins, metallic jacquard or tulle fabrics! Also, colours such as pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics are the ones to pick this festive season! Pretty clips and hairbands are the must-have accessories of this current season.
Q: I have two boys, aged 5 and 3.5, who love to wear new clothes all the time. Since trends change frequently what do you suggest as a consistent trend? – Muhammad Farooq
A: Hi Muhammad, colourful jeans for boys are on trend this season and this will continue for the coming season. These trendy jeans can be teamed up with fun tees or double collar polos!
Q: My seven-month-old daughter has a fair complexion. Can you tell me the colors on trend for both summer and winter? – Sarah Khan
A: Hi Sarah, this summer offers a palette perfect for a fair complexion – lovely soft pastels and neutrals which move into winter 2013 as well. You will find lovely shades of pinks to mix with neutrals and classic navy that will look great and fashionable.
Q: Hello, I’m a regular shopper at Babyshop! Why are some outfits way expensive than the rest? – Purnima Kamaluddin
A: Hi Purnima, we like to have something for everyone at Babyshop and have a mix of brands and products for every taste and pocket! We also believe in offering great value, sashion and quality at the best prices!
Q: My boys and I have two birthday parties to attend this month. Please suggest outfits I can buy as gifts for two-year-old boys. – Piyali Sekhar
A: Hi Pivali, do check out our range of stylish outfits that include smart shirts and shorts with matching vests for EID which will be perfect gifts!
Q: What’s the fashion trend for little boys aged 4? – Nabila Abdulla
A: Hi Nabila, the fashion trend for younger boys includes colour slim fit jeans, washed bermudas, check or chambray shirts!
Q: My daughter is 7yrs and is of good height, but a little skinny with brown & healthy skin. Kindly suggest what colours & what kind of dresses will suit her the most. She likes wearing frocks. – Sujata Das Biswas
A: Hi Suiata, we have some really pretty dresses with floral or multi colour prints that are sure to suit your daughter’s complexion. Choose an additional contrast colour bolero to wear on it!
Q: I hope to change my five-year-old son’s style this summer. Can you please help me?- Lena Zendah
A: Hi Lena, take a look at our colour cotton shirts and bermudas and mix with stylish double collar polo tee shirts or even add a vest on top for that fashionable ‘Mini me’ look!
Q: Besides pink, which is another beautiful colour for girls in summer? – Amani Diab Ghnayem
A: Hi Aman, besides pink, cream or neutrals along with silver/gold metallics are beautiful colours that will help you in jazzing up your pretty girl’s summer wardrobe.
Q: What are the colours and trends for a 15-month-old girl? – Mariam Naqsh
A: Hi Mariam, pick up fabrics such as soft touch satins, metallic jacquard or tulle fabrics which are most on trend! Pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics are the favourite picks this festive season!
Q: What are the best outfits for a 4-year-old girl and what’s the correct length for a frock? And, what goes best with just above knee length cotton tops with frill, tights or capris or pants? – Rooma Mustafa
A: Hi Rooma, for every day wear choose from our range of pretty tops with leggings or capri pants. The most popular dress length is below the knee. We suggest wearing capris or skinny jeans with longer line tops!
Q: What are the colours best for a 18-month-old girl? – Shabnam Nassar
A: Hi Shabnam, pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics are the favourite picks this festive season!
Q: What are the colors and trends best for a 10-month-old girl?
A: Hi Rabeea, fabrics such as soft touch satins, metallic jacquard or tulle fabrics are high on the style stakes this season! Beautiful colours like pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics are the ones to buy for your little one!
Q: My daughter is 10-month-old and this will be her first Eid. How can I dress her up on this occasion as she’s very allergic to silk sort of stuff? – Asma Imad
A: Hi Asma, try fabrics such as soft touch satins, metallic jacquard or tulle fabrics which are most on trend! Also, do look at cotton as a fabric choice since your daughter is allergic to silky type fabrics. Dress your little one in pink, cream or neutral colours along with silver/gold metallics and watch her sparkle on her first Eid!
Q: How do I dress my one-year-old boy on his birthday? – Mumtas Ashique
A: Hi Mumtas, colours including, navy, white, black and beige are most popular as of now. Also, you could put pair a smart waist coat with jeans to make the birthday boy feel all the more special!
Q: My baby has very messed up curly hair, any tips to keep it neat? – Sheril Ambrose Menezes
A: Hi Sheril, use pretty clips or hairbands to style and tie back your baby’s messed up curly hair. You’re in luck as these accessories are all the craze this season!
Q: What are the most fashionable outfits for a two-year-old boy on summer mornings and nights out, I always prefer cotton shorts and shirts for him? – Nadine Hosny El Said
A: Hi Nadine, check out our colourful cotton shorts and smart checkered shirts and stylish double collar tees. You can also add a waistcoat for a more trendy look in the evenings!
Q: I have a two-year-old boy and a two-week-old girl. When shopping for new trends what are the basic staple items I should consider? I find I have a lot of wastage which drives my husband insane! – Helen Deiki
A: Hi Helen, a few must-haves are leggings and tunic tops for girls and tees, jeans and jog pants for boys. Try to mix and match many outfits to avoid wastage.