HowDoesShe is thrilled to welcome Sandy, from sandyalamode.com who is here to share her easy and totally DO-able tips on how to dress your baby girl in a stylish way. And, I mean, how adorable is her baby girl?!? Take it away, Sandy!
Since the moment that my ultrasound tech said “It’s a girl”, I’d been so giddy to finally be able to dress up a baby girl. You know, it’s like your dreams of dressing up dolls and Barbies when you were younger, but this is a real life doll! I’ll have to admit, I did have fun dressing up my son (who is now a toddler) like a little man, with bow ties, button downs, suspenders, etc., but the options are just so much more vast with a baby girl!
Dressing up a baby girl can be as easy as throwing on a onesie, but with the multiple outfit changes they require a day, you need some options. And so here goes, my 4 ways to dress a stylish baby girl.
Wear a romper
Let’s start easy. Rompers. These things are 1 piece so you don’t have to do a lot of thinking. You can layer them over a onesie or wear them alone. Have her wear knee high socks or not. All the heart eyes go to those chubby baby legs.
Wear a dress
If rompers aren’t your thing, then swap it out for a dress! You can wear a dress with bare legs, a diaper cover, bloomers, knee highs, leggings… the options are endless for bottoms. She will look like a little lady in no time!
Pattern mixing with top and leggings
This is probably the easiest thing for your baby girl to wear for any occasion. Sleeping, eating, play dates, whatever the occasion, you can’t go wrong with a top and leggings. To my husband’s dismay, I used to dress up our son in leggings, but my husband used to say that leggings are for girls (I still disagree). But anyways, it’s great that I can reuse some of my son’s leggings for my baby girl and of course I got a few more for her in fun prints. And this is wear pattern mixing and matching comes in too. The easiest way to do it for it to look stylish and cohesive is to ensure that the two patterns have at least one of the same colors in both patterns.
Layer, layer, layer
And lastly, my favorite way ever to dress my baby girl is with a onesie, leggings or leg warmers, skirt and cardigan (the headband and shoes are a given). This is a little bit more complicated because you need to make sure the colors and patterns still go together, but this is great for all different types of weather. If it is cold out, this outfit will be warm for her. If it is hot out, take off the cardigan and/or the leggings.
There you have it! Easy enough, right? Also, headbands are a must for ensuring that your baby girl is not confused for a baby boy. And shoes are optional, because baby feet are pretty scrumptious.
Sandy is a full-time healthcare IT consultant, yet is obsessed with all things fashion related. Sandy started the blog shortly after falling in love with the wedding planning process and the creativity around it. It was an outlet to share about Sandy’s journey in photography, sewing and cooking, but has evolved through time to be more of a fashion, home decor and motherhood/lifestyle blog. Sandy’s goal is to inspire others to dress well and have fun with life!
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