|Madras, Chevron and Stripe Peasant Dress, with Japanese Import Echino Print Skirt, Sizes 12m - 8 by Kiki Fluhr, The Measure on Etsy. $45.00 USD.|
I love to see children dressed in clothes that are special and unique, stylish, yet still very much appropriate for their age. I don't think that children need to look like small versions of adults at formal events, they still need to look like kids. I am a fan of colour on kids, I love when clothes have a clattering mix of prints and textiles. I appreciate small details that make children's clothing beautiful, and I admire the skill and creative talent of designers who specialize in kids "Couture".
|Girls Dress. Black and White Dress with White Polka Dots in Cotton Lycra Jersey Knit (Girls Sizes 6-10) by Teeny Bunny on Etsy. $78.00 USD.|
|Boy's Suspender Outfit - Black Pin Stripe Outfit - Bow Tie, Cuffed Pants, and Suspenders by Rebecca Wilding, Apple & Ivy on Etsy. $46.00 USD.|
|Spring Tweed Cowl Neck Dress by My Sweet Emma on Etsy. $35.00 USD.|
Couture refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute Couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques.
To me, Couture means that a garment is an exclusive design of the creator in question, it involves hand-made elements, and it may well be one-of-a-kind [OOAK]. It is usually ordered to suit the size requirement of the customer, and it is made to order.
Girls Dress - Round Shaped Pattern Stripe Print - Sizes 2-3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10 years by Sarit Lalae Nukile, Nukile on Etsy. $45.00 USD.
Perfect Pink And Brown Paris Party Dress by Kimberly Critel, Simplicity Couture on Etsy. $34.00 USD.
Personalized Navy Blue Tie T-Shirt - Pick Print, Name, Age, Initials, Phrase - 12m - 8 by Rosie, We Choose Joy on Etsy. $25.50 USD.
Girls Dress Children Clothing Pink Cream & Brown - 12-18, 18-24, 2T/3T, 4T/5T + by Donna Ware, Zoe Girl Designs on Etsy. $38.00 USD.
|Spring Dress Coat - Available Sizes 6 Months to 4T (Girls Sizes 5-14 Available) by Brookie's Closet on Etsy. $65.00 USD.|
|New Limited Chic Cocktail Swing Coat - Charcoal Black [12/18, 2/3T, 4/5T] Ready To Ship Jacket by Heidi And Finn Studio on Etsy. $45.00 USD.|
|Hobbit Hoodie. Warm Elf Style Hoodie, Handmade, Cosy Hobbit Outfit for Boys by Agnese Vajevska, Hobbit Friendly on Etsy. $54.00 USD.|
|Girls PiXiE COATS (Deposit Only). "Over The Rainbow" Custom Made Sizes T2 - 8. Upcycled Sweater Couture by Sweet And Blue on Etsy. $29.00 USD.|
|The Juliette Dress by Corinna Couture. Sizes 6 mos to 6 yrs. [7-8 for Additional Fee] by Corinna Hyde, Corinna Couture on Etsy. $58.00 USD.|
|Neck Tie for Boys - Infant/Toddler/Child - Four for 46.00 - Choose Your Patterns & Colors by Ashley Hollis and Mary Tiede, Two Sisters Originals on Etsy. $46.00 USD.|
|No FUSS Black Satin Slip Dresses with IVORY Tulle Overlay, Comes With Couture Bow Kit in Black by Fairy Wonderful on Etsy. $79.95 USD.|
|Pink and Black Twirly Girl Party Dress - Sizes 7, 8, 10, and 12 by Best Little Dress/Mapletree 2000 on Etsy. $48.00.|
|The Avery Wrap Top and Pant SET - Corinna Couture Spring 2012 by Corinna Hyde, Corinna Couture on Etsy. $65.00 USD.|
|NEW Children's Boys Toddler Snap Shirt - L/S Blue by Feanna Otta, Kait Emerson Designs on Etsy. $38.00 USD.|
|Rose Bloomer Set with White Lace - Size 4 by Linda Carman, Linda Marie Stitchery on Etsy. $49.95 USD.|
|Innocent Crush Lace Ruffled Dress [Matching Bloomers Sold Separately, $39.00] by My Sweet Emma on Etsy. $70.00 USD.|
|Flower Girl Tea Party Dress - Custom by Amanda Pillow, Amanda Rose Bridal on Etsy. $100.00 USD.|
|Moody Vintage Floral And Red Stripe Peasant Dress, with Ann Maria Horner Print Skirt, Sizes 12m - 8 by Kiki Fluhr, The Measure on Etsy. $48.00 USD.|
|Oh Nautical Baby One Shoulder Dress [Sizes 12m - 7] by Christina, Little Wellies on Etsy. $39.95 on Etsy|
|TuTu Dress in Black Polka Dot, Pink Tulle Skirt for Baby, Toddler, or Girl by Lover Dovers Clothing on Etsy. $44.00 USD.|
I choose to include the prices of these items, along with the usual title and shop link, because I want you to see the amazing quality of clothing you can get for your money. It certainly is far more reasonably priced than any kiddy boutique I have ever been in, and the plus here is that many of these sellers will do the alterations you require based on your child's specific measurement. You can actually ask questions about the fabric, the fit, the sizing, and the options with these clothes. There is no rushing to the mall or the dressing room, you can take a child's measurement when they are in the best mood for it, and then get them the perfect outfit when you are in the best mood for it. So forget Haute Couture, and go for these Hot Couture looks for the kids in your life.
|Blue and Brown Ribbon Trimmed Designer Tu Tu Set by Angela, Npictures Boutique on Etsy. $125.00 USD.|
|Boys Vintage Inspired Outfit from The Vintage Carnival Collection by Vintage Child Modern by Brianne, Fleur and Dot on Etsy. $185.00 USD.|
|Girl's Party Dress and Bloomers [Ready To Deliver] by Candy Austin, My Cotton Candy Designs on Etsy. $80.00 USD.|
|Custom Girls Peasant Dress - Tunic. Violet Chevron [Ruffle Pant Available Separately] by The Fresh Stitch, Corinne Citrolo on Etsy. $32.00 USD.|
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|Retro Girls Party Dress. Denyse Schmidt Prints. Available 3m to 4T by Sweet Pea and Co. on Etsy. $44.00 USD on Etsy.|
|Boys Outfit - Rock N Roll Guitar Set (Shirt and Pant Set) by Sarah Brown, A House In The Woods on Etsy. $28.00 USD.|
|Girls Luxurious Dress and Bloomer/Pant Set - Very Limited 12m-3T by JuJuBee Baby on Etsy. $38.00 USD.|