Fashion trends: Baby love

Autumn might be the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ but it’s also ripe for more prosaic style conundrums.

Left: CHECK IT OUT: Check coat, Zara, €47.95

Centre: ANIMAL MAGIC: Sweatshirt, H&M, €14.99

Right: THE GOOD FOOT: Boots, Zara, €49.95

One minute it’s warm; then — boom — there goes the mercury! 

Bridging the gap between fashion and function can be tricky — especially when it comes to the little ones. 

Once you get it right, those crisp, colourful days are a recipe for poetic playtime.

STYLE NOTES:

LAYER UP: Light layers under a warm (removable) coat is the easiest way to beat the morning chill while still being able to enjoy the afternoon sun.

KNIT WIT: Segue into cooler climes with trans-seasonal fabrics in soft melange, organic cotton and light wool. 

DO DETAIL: Small things make a big difference like lining on a sturdy pair of boots — wear now with dresses and skirts; add thick socks and dungarees later.

Fashion trends: Baby love

Rust cardigan (3 months to 6 years), €15.50-€17; Grey Tencil playsuit, t-shirt and tights set (3 months to 6 years), €31-€34, Next


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