Tropical Parrot Appliqué dress in Pretty Lavender from Mini Boden with Livie and Luca Lilac Petals – on Alice. Tea Collection Calico Parakeet Graphic tee in Milk, Persnickety Basic leggings, and Strawberry flats from Next Direct on Ellie.
Alice’s Matilda Jane Platinum Ellie tunic top has the same pattern of carousel horses as Calliope Dress. This top is called ‘Jolly Holiday with Mary’. Her Maisey shorties are from the same MJ Platinum collection. Ellie is wearing Matilda Jane too: Sprinkle Sara top from Serendipity collection, with Mud Pie shorties. In both outfits I matched the shorties to the bodice part of the tops. Both hair clips are by MJ as well, Alice’s doesn’t have a name – it came as a gift with purchase from MJ, and Ellie’s called Emma pin. Shoes: Classic pink Crocs on Alice, and Strawberry flats from Next Direct on Ellie.
We’re ready for the fireworks in traditional red, white, and blue. Alice’s jumper, called Tie Dye Playsuit is from Next Direct. It has elastic waist, we just added a piece of red ribbon for a sash. Her shoes are Camper Star Ballet Flats in Navy. Ellie’s matching Tie Dye Maxi dress is by NY based company Aioty founded by a Japanese designer Hogo Natsuwa. She’s wearing it with a pair of PePe perforated Spectator Mary Janes.
For a dinner night my girls dressed up in their ruffle dresses. Ellie’s black and white dress with bubble ruffles is by Monnalisa. Her shoes are Printed Pumps in Strawberry from Next Direct. Alice had a pretty pink dress on with brown print and pink stripes by Bonnie Jean. She was asking me to get her shoes with heels for a long time, but I didn’t want her to look like a midget in adult shoes. But when I saw these Melissa for Vivienne Westwood Anglomania wedge platform jellies in her size I could not resist.
Mini Boden Hotchpotch Jersey dresses: Hot Coral Pears on Ellie and Pink Stripe Seagulls on Alice. Tea Collection leggings: Zuha Metallic Capri in gold diamond print on Ellie and in silver stripe on Alice. Matilda Jane headbands: Vintage Bloom on Ellie and Gypsy Blue on Alice. Ellie’s shoes are Printed Pumps in Strawberry from Next Direct, and Alice’s are Knoll Cloud Blue by Livie and Luca.
Egg hunt in Matilda Jane outfits. Ellie is wearing Dainty Dancer dress from Hello Lovely collection over Soft Sunshine puffer top and Pure Happiness polka dot tights in yellow from Secret Fields collection. Her headband is Vintage Bloom. On the dress she has a flower clip that came from MJ as a bonus with an order. Her shoes are Printed Pumps in Strawberry from Next Direct. Alice is wearing Special Snowflake dress over Snowy Scene puffer tee with Looking Glass socks, all from Fall 2014 collection. Platinum headband. Her shoes are Vitello Rose flats by PePe.
Ellie wore Oilily World Peas top, and Alice – Russian Doll Matryoshka Lily tee, also by Oilily. Ellie’s shorts were from Next, while Alice was wearing brown Gap shorts that match the brown of the top. Both girls wore same Mini Boden Fox Knee tights. See Kai Run Francesca Mary Jane shoes in peach for Ellie, and Livie and Luca Knoll Cloud Blue shoes on Alice.
Ellie is wearing a gorgeous Lace Scene Prom dress from Next Direct that has plenty of layers of underskirts and that matches Alice’s Paper Wings draw string Pink Ballerinas tunic. To keep up with the fullness of Ellie’s dress Alice is wearing Persnickety white and ivory Mimi skirt that is peeking from underneath the tunic. Her headband is Zaya-Ann and Ellie’s is Creamsicle, both by Persnickety. Knoll Cloud Blue shoes on Alice, and Sky Blue Petals on Ellie, both by Livie and Luca.