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Helping Your Little Girl Develop Her Own Sense of Style

Helping Your Little Girl Develop Her Own Sense of Style

Every little girl deserves to discover her own dress style. Personal style begins early. It evolves over time, but it’s a good idea to give your little one the tools she needs from a young age. Introduce her to trendy girls’ fashions and classic pieces, let her select her own outfits, and talk to her all about accessorizing.

Take Her Shopping

Savanna Dress in royal purple

To help your little girl figure out her own personal dress style, it’s essential to let her know what’s out there. The easiest way to do that is to take her shopping when you go to buy her clothes. That may involve spending a day together at the mall or your favorite local boutique or, alternatively, you can visit an online shop like  Sara Dresses, which can make the process quicker and more convenient. For younger girls, that might be the better option. She can take her time looking at dresses and accessories that strike her fancy, right in her own living room. With this method, the two of you can still spend quality time together while exploring her personal style.

Talk About Her Fashion Icons

Arendelle Anna’s Travel Dress

Even little girls can have fashion icons! Talk to her about the characters and people she admires. Sure, she might take her girls’ fashion cues from Dora the Explorer or a popular princess, but that’s okay. She needs time to explore the boundaries of fashion and to figure out her aesthetic. While she may want to dress up like a princess when she’s young, you’ll love seeing how her fashion choices evolve as she grows. 

Let Her Pick Out Her Outfits

Petra Dress in feathery lavender

Many parents tend to choose their child’s outfits until grade school, at the very least. In a way, that’s understandable. Left to their own devices, kids will sometimes choose to wear footie pajamas and a Lion King mask or their favorite princess dress for weeks on end. However, allowing your little girl to pick out her own outfits is a key element in teaching her how to choose her own dress style. It helps to give her a choice of outfits from which to pick. That’s one way to avoid having your little lady wear her favorite tutu, tee shirt, and pool floaties.

Teach Her How to Accessorize

black headband for girls

Teaching your little girl how to accessorize is a must. Accessories can change up an entire outfit, and that’s a skill she needs if she’s going to develop her own sense of girls’ fashions. Remind her that, when it comes to accessories, it’s easy to go over the top, so it’s important to edit your ensemble before you leave the house and to try to remove at least one thing.

Your little girl has a dress style all her own that’s waiting to come out. With your help and some assistance from Sara Dresses, we can take her on an adventure to find her personal aesthetic.