There are many a days where I wish I could borrow some of Shirel’s clothes (Is it ok to say I’m jealous of my toddler’s wardrobe?)…and this is one of them!! I really think I need this Stella McCartney dress in an adult size 🙂 I always knew I would enjoy dressing my daughter…I guess I just didn’t realize how much fun it would be!! One of the questions I always get asked is where I shop for Shirel’s wardrobe or what my favorite brands are, and AlexandAlexa.com is my to go to online shop for Shirel. I can find my favorite brands on there, and the best selection in one place! So you can imagine how excited I was about working with them, and styling Shirel with their pieces:) This is the first look (stay tuned for many more, and follow me on Instagram to see previews of the looks & behind the scenes of the shoots Shirel is really fun:), which is this beautiful Stella McCartney dress, style with gold converse and a cool IKKS leather jacket, you can find a similar jacket by GUESS. This dress is absolutely stunning, for a casual look like this one, or for a special occasion like a wedding, styled with pretty ballerina shoes! One thing that made me SO happy, is that when Shirel dropped her ice cream on it I wiped it right away with a wet wipe, and there isn’t a stain in sight! So you can imagine my happiness:) BTW I apologize for the photo overload, but I just couldn’t choose, I love all of them!
When it comes to brand’s I tend to find the ones I love and stick to them, because of their designs, quality and fit, and naturally the same happens with Shirel. As she grows up I have figured out which brands I love dressing her in, for different occasions of course. Monnalisa is one brand I hold dear to my heart, and it all started with my nieces, and watching my mom and their mom dress them in Monnalisa. Their quality is just inarguable, their designs are made with the princess and fairytale inspiration in mind but it always has touches of fun to it. I can honestly say all their pieces that Shirel has been wearing ever since she was a tiny baby (over and over again) still look brand new, I send her with their leggings and shirts to daycare from time to time, and after a wash they still come out looking brand new. For us moms that’s amazing, considering we have to wash their clothes constantly, and I do have cheaper pieces of course from H&M, Zara or C&A, which I also love but I know that I can’t exect them to look brand new after even their first wash (although I must admit C&A kills it on that regard, love their quality/price, but thats for another post). I love Monnalisa’s dresses, especially for special moments such as weddings, birthdays, or just for an evening out, but they also have such beautiful details on every piece from the materials they use, to the buttons, always adorned with a sparkle or pearls, their headbands are one of my obsessions, and Shirel actually leaves them on which is Huge! That is why I am delighted to share with you guys, that I have partnered with Monnalisa Barcelona, and Shirel will be dressed in their collections and we will share with you frequently their amazing designs, and my favorite pieces of their collections of course. Feel free to ask me any questions, email me, or leave your comments anything you would love to know, as I know that dressing our kids can be a bit tricky sometimes, but I would love to help you out with what I can!