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Spring 2014 fashion trends for kids: Perfect pastels

Get ready for the warmer weather with our handy shopping guide for spring 2014 fashion trends for kids. It's all about pastels!

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso; Model: Dante

Springtime shades are all the rage, so take note of these hues—warm weather is just around the corner, and your little ones will look dazzling decked out in these clothes and accessories.

Mint madness
This sportsman is ready for the green room with cool sunnies, electric high-tops and a crisp button-up.

1.
Shirt, $10, and sunglasses, $8, joefresh.com
Shorts, $17, oldnavy.ca
Socks, $5 (5-pack), and shoes, $25, hm.com/ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso

2.
Raincoat, $46, canada.roots.com
Shirt, $8, and purse, $23, target.ca
Jeans, $15, sears.ca
Shoes, $12, walmart.ca

3.
Shirt, $10, target.ca
Shorts, $14, joefresh.com
Sunglasses, $7, hm.com/ca
Shoes, $35, converse.com

4.
Jacket, $20, hm.com/ca
Shirt, $9, and headband, $5, target.ca
Skirt, $16, joefresh.com
Shoes, $35, toms.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso; Model: Tsanna

Pretty in pink
Party in pink with this frilly ballerina ensemble, complete with lady-like rosettes and cute, cotton-candy- coloured sneakers.

5.
Sweater, $18, and socks, $5 (5-pack), hm.com/ca
Skirt, $26, joefresh.com
Shoes, $40, converse.com
Headband, stylist’s own

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso

6.
Tank, $10, oldnavy.ca
Jeans, $14, joefresh.com
Necklace, $20, store.chewbeads.com
Shoes, $75, shop.lacoste.ca

7.
Jacket, $25, sears.ca
Dress, $30, hm.com/ca
Sunglasses, $6, thechildrensplace.com
Shoes, $45, toms.ca

8.
Shirt, $15, thechildrensplace.com
Shorts, $14, joefresh.com
Belt, stylist’s own
Hat, $18, canada.roots.com
Shoes, $35, converse.com
Book, $10, amazon.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso; Model: Nate

Purple prince
Sweeten up your kid’s style with a polished two-tone lilac look. Don’t get teary because he looks like a grown-up in his bow tie.

9.
Shirt (dyed purple by stylist), $13, hm.com/ca
Bow tie, $13, store.americanapparel.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso; Model: Suraiya

Lovely lemon
A striped knit paired with polka-dot skinny jeans turns your kid into a beam of sunshine.

10.
Sweater, $15, hm.com/ca
Jeans, $25, thechildrensplace.com
Necklace (worn as a head piece), $120, pompandceremony.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso

11.
Hoodie, $43, tommyhilfiger.com
Shirt, $7, thechildrensplace.com
Jeans, $23, and shoes, $28, oldnavy.ca

12.
Jacket, $29, and dress, $19, joefresh.com
Polka-dot skirt, $18, hm.com/ca
Shoes, $23, oldnavy.ca

13.
Hoodie, $14, target.ca
Shirt, $13 (2-pack), hm.com/ca
Pants, $16, joefresh.com
Sunglasses, $6, thechildrensplace.com
Shoes, $75, shop.lacoste.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso; Model, left: Neveah, and right: Carter

True blue
Mix and match patterns in indigo hues for a preppy- meets-playground look.

14.
Jacket, $45, gapcanada.ca
Sweater, $14, and skirt, $14, joefresh.com
Shoes, $13, oldnavy.ca

15.
Shirt, $15, and shorts, $13, hm.com/ca
Shoes, $75, shop.lacoste.ca

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Photo: Roberto Caruso

16.
Blouse, $16, joefresh.com
Pants, $36, canada.roots.com
Headband, $5, target.ca
Shoes, $17, oldnavy.ca

17.
Blazer, $30, and hat, $13, hm.com/ca
Shirt and tie, $37, mexx.com
Shorts, $20, oldnavy.ca
J+ Ball, loblaws.ca
Shoes, $26, thechildrensplace.com

18.
Jacket, $24, joefresh.com
Dress, $23, oldnavy.ca
Headband, $16, and purse, $15, hm.com/ca
Shoes, $85, drmartens.com

Prop styling: Suzanne Campos
Styling: Jessica Albano
Makeup and hair: Sophie Hsin for TRESemmé Hair Care/MAC Cosmetics/Plutino Group

A version of this article appeared in our March 2014 issue with the headline “Pastel parade,” pp. 49-55.