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Fashion Fixes: Family Edition

Need a family fashion fix? See how Genny Iannucci got two adorable families out of their fashion funks.

Dad Jason is wearing a layered upscale casual look and Mom Katie is marrying fashion and function in her bold statement coat. Little Ayden is in a comfy yet colourful outfit that's perfect for an active young boy and baby Caleb is decked out and ready to celebrate his first birthday next month.

Layer Up

The key to a fashionable family gathering is layered dressing. This way you're ready for indoor or outdoor activities and any temperature fluctuations.

Get Playful with Colour and Collars

If they love it they will wear it, so keep your little one's likes and dislikes in colour and cut in mind.  Tweak classic colour combinations like navy and camel with new patterns and stand out details like a shawl collar or epaulettes.

Consider Contrast

Taller gents can wear contrasting colours in the upper and lower torso with confidence! It adds interest while creating flattering divisions. Fun socks offer a stylish solution for shorter trousers. They take the focus off the length. 

Add Interest with Texture

Incorporating a variety of textures in your look adds interest and an overall feel of richness.

Get Versatile

A great money-saving tip, choose pieces that tots can wear to a variety of events from parties to play dates!  Avoid buying one-off outifts! 

Dad Derek is ready for the next family wedding, but also for any upcoming business meetings. Baby Eleanor is comfy and cozy in a great cotton outfit that’s breathable and washable! Mom Alison is in the perfect party dress with Baby Amelia, is a "mini me" of mom.

Grey is the New Black

If you're dressing for a fancier occasion select neutral pieces that look cohesive as a family. Go grey instead of reaching for dark colours. It's also a great all-season choice.

Select a Slim-Fit Suit

Keep your look modern with a slim fitting suit: higher armholes, trimmer shape, higher peak lapels, slim leg pant.

Make an Understatement

Opulence doesn't always need to be front and center. Create understated elegance through rich texture, gold threading and piping.

Flatter with Fit and Flare

Fit and Flare is a key dress silhouette this season and very flattering. The full skirt works for every shape whether your hips are narrow or full.

Make Room for Growth

Elastic waistbands are comfy for children and make for easy dressing. 

Where to Buy

Kids' clothing from Gap Kids. Adult looks from Banana Republic.

 

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