With Edie being so small I’ve had to wait a while for us to properly start our twinning… It’s a must don’t you think? Everyone loves a good bit of twinning with their kids. In case you have been under a rock and have no clue what I’m talking about, twinning is the art (ahem) of wearing matching outfits with your child. It is something that has been going on for years but usually with a bit of a “dance mom” vibe where either the tinker looks like they are dressed as an adult or the mum is rocking a mutton dressed as lamb look that just doesn’t work… Rompers are not cool past toddler years, ya feel me? Neither is saying “ya feel me” in your late twenties but we’ll glance past that shit.
Lately there has been a real rise in beautiful boutique brands honing in on the twinning get ups – the right way. Stylish clothes for mum that suit and flatter an adult with outfits that are just spot on for a baby, toddler or child and don’t make either party look like they are rocking an outfit inappropriate for their age. I’ve rounded up a few of my favourites So you can get your twin on in style.
Formerly known as Poppy England, me and E were gifted an outfit each by this gorgeous brand. It’s very much a brand where you can indulge your vintage side – not my usual style, but I love to change it up from time to time. The adult dresses as the perfect summer tea dress, whilst the little girls outfits are fabulous, ranging from identical tea dresses (which suit because everyone looks cute in a tea dress) to adorable little rompers like the one you can see Edie wearing.
Just in case you are a mama of boys and wondering why you can’t twin too – you can! Bryony uses their glorious fabric to make adorable shirts for boys (which matching ones for dads – hello twitchy ovaries!)
Lucy Peach Slice
This is a brand that I remember from years ago that has been given a total overhaul and re-made to provide some perfect summer delights for you and your little lady. What I love the most about this is that the fabric is the same but the styles are totally different. The mother’s dress is a very different cut and style but so pretty and elegant – perfect for slapping on pre-school run in mid-summer (those two weeks we get before the holidays start and rain commences). The daughter dresses start from age 2 and are super cute, ideal for a holiday piece to stay cool and collected.
Totally different angle on twinning over here, but I love it all the same. I have one of the beautiful “MOTHER” sweaters and have been toying with the idea of buying the boys a “BOY” sweater too, you can get so many different ones now but because they are gender neutral (for the most part) twinning is winning with all your kids, girls or boys.
Talk to me about leggings! I love leggings, they are insanely comfy and should be the universal code to say “I’ve had three hours sleep and no coffee yet” they are seriously like pjs for out of the house. Tobias and the bear have some seriously rocking leggings, they are super cute ANNNDDD now available for adults. #win