it’s a twin thing…

August 31st, 2013 | Posted by Samantha in Big Kids | Boys | Girls | Infant | Moms | News | Street Style | Teens | Toddler - (Comments Off)
Imagemap alt Super Duper Sunscreen Twinsies

As Labor Day Weekend begins, we look back on some fond summer memories at the beach with our friends. These boys, (2 sets of twins) had a blast jumping in the waves, building sand castles, slipping down water slides and one of their favorite activities, eating “chippies and hummie” with their best buds. While, they sure do look cute in their swim suits, the most important item they are wearing in this pic is SUNSCREEN. Super Duper Sunscreen SPF 30. Get some for your kids now, just because summer is over, doesn’t mean protecting your kids’ skin is too. Oh and Hey MOMS, check out Beautycounter’s skin care line for you too. It’s free of chemicals, chic and the best products for our skin, we’ve used yet.

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Luella and her leg warmers…

February 25th, 2013 | Posted by Samantha in Girls | Street Style | Toddler - (Comments Off)
Imagemap alt Heart Sweatshirt Heart Sweatshirt Tank and Striped Skirt Leg Wamers Leg Wamers Sandals Luella

Luella, or NuNu, as she calls herself, is a true New Yorker. At only 2 years old, her favorite song is Moon River (sung by Audrey Hepburn only- lol) which she knows by heart and sings all the time!

You can find her dancing to the Delacorte Clock in the Central Park Zoo, climbing the Alice in Wonderland Statue and watching the sailboats “race.” When it’s cold, the Natural History Museum or the Children’s Art Museum is her go to spot.

While recently spending some time in LA, her “things” are going to the Griffith Park Pony Rides and painting in the kids room at the LACMA. 

She’s obsessed with kiwis and pineapple ice lollies and as of late, calls Mommy, “Babe”, thanks to her Father. We love a girl with style and sass!

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Halloween is upon us…

October 26th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Big Kids | Boys | Girls | Infant | Street Style | Toddler - (Comments Off)

We are so excited to show you some of our favorite Halloween pictures of the Mini’s you sent us! We loved seeing all the costumes and hope you enjoy them too! Happy Halloween!

 

While we love a good costume, we feel dressing up shouldn’t be saved for one day! So, we picked out some fun pieces to add to your Mini’s everyday outfits, inspired by the costumes below. Your Mini is special, so let them show the world how!

Imagemap alt Insect Mask Animal Hat Animal Hat Flamingo Headband Flamingo Headband Bird Wings Bird Wings Super Hero Cape Metallic Leggings Metallic Leggings

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Send Us Your Minis In Their Halloween Costumes!

October 22nd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Big Kids | Boys | Girls | Infant | Moms | Teens | Toddler - (Comments Off)

One of our favorite holidays is only a few days away, and we want to see how all of your Mini’s are planning on celebrating! If your little one just can’t wait for Halloween and happens to put on their costume early, snap a photo, send it our way and we’ll feature them on our Halloween post!

(We’d love to see Mom and Dad’s costumes too!)

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color me purple…

October 17th, 2012 | Posted by Samantha in Girls | Street Style | Toddler - (Comments Off)
Imagemap alt Sweater Dress Sweater Dress Denim Jacket Denim Jacket Striped Legging Sparkle Boots Sparkle Boots Mia and Alexa

Girl power! Mia and Alexa are super girls! At only 21 months, they love anything frilly and sparkly! While, Mom loves to dress them in coordinating outfits, she must be sure to include lots of purple…Their favorite color! We love their layers and coordinating headbands too!

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Here’s Looking at You, Mom!

October 16th, 2012 | Posted by Alexis in Girls | Moms | Street Style - (Comments Off)

We are so happy to introduce our first ever Mommy Post with Elizabeth Fassel and her darling daughter, Lilah, age 18 months. We were taken back by Lilah’s loving focus on her mommy’s beautiful smile and Elizabeth’s fresh-faced glow and effortless way. This will no doubt be an image that Lilah will look back on years from now to see her vibrant young mommy, loving her with all that she has.

Imagemap alt Elizabeth and Lilah Dr. Hauschka Toned Day Cream Dr. Hauschka Toned Day Cream MoroccanOIl Hydrating Styling Cream MoroccanOIl Hydrating Styling Cream Karen Walker Sunglasses

For once, this post is not about the kids but we couldn’t resist adding that Lilah’s sweet cable knit sweater came from H&M! Check out this link to a similar one at Zara.

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This one’s for you Mom…

October 12th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Big Kids | Boys | Girls | Infant | News | Teens | Toddler - (Comments Off)

Last week’s Huffington Post article, The Mom Stays in the Picture, spawned a frenzy of heartfelt response and motivated us here at mini à la mode to get all you moms, in the picture!

Periodically, we will be featuring effortlessly chic moms and the easy-to-wear, budget-friendly pieces that help us all get in and stay in the pictures with ease!

If you haven’t had a chance to read the article, take five minutes and treat yourself! You’ll thank us and probably run to your kids and snap a self portrait of you trying to squeeze them as tight as you can! We did!! Check out our pics and along the way – send us yours – or photos of friends loving their little ones.

Please stay tuned as we are excited to share some our favorite mom-worthy pieces, beauty secrets and helpful tidbits to ease our ways behind the lenses again!

xoxo
Alexis & Samantha

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The editor’s of Parents Magazine gave us a challenge and we took it on! We found the best pieces for Fall under $50 by sifting through hundreds of samples until we found our favorites!

When we tell you there were hundreds of samples piled in our office we are not kidding!!

There are really some great deals out there confirming there is no need to break the bank for back to school.

Check them out in Septembers issue of Parents Magazine out now!

 

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