News flash: Mom and me styles are experiencing a reawakening, and we have proof. Gaudy outfits have been replaced by original, creative and head-turning fashion. Read on for 15 matching mommy and me outfits that’ll have you clicking, “buy now.”
This Black-owned business offers an array of comfortable, festive clothes for kids in brightly colored prints all handmade by Nigerian artisans, so not only are you supporting a great business, you are helping to offer skills, job training and resources to an impoverished region of the world. They also feature super-stylish "mommy and me" styles. Made with beautiful, functional and incredibly durable fabrics, kids can be party-ready even if they're staying home. The collections include dresses as well as shorts and shirts.
Learn more at elisamama.com
OshKosh B'gosh Anniversary Overalls
OshKosh B'gosh is celebrating 125 years of making adorable clothes for families! On Sept. 8th, they'll be releasing a limited-edition capsule collection of vintage-inspired overalls and t-shirts for the whole family. The overalls will be just like you remembered them as a kid, complete with clover design, real metal hardware and the classic patch, and they'll be available in adult, kid, toddler and infant sizes. The overalls range from $25 - $65, and the t-shirt range from $12-$22 depending on size. Launching on 9/8, they'll be available for purchase at oshkosh.com/125thyear
King + Lola
Created by mompreneur and fashion designer, Jasmine Walker, King + Lola offers an array of on-trend, mommy-and-me styles and shirts full of empowering messages. They are an eco-friendly and environmentally conscious and charitable brand. We love the Walking on Sunshine line featured here.
Maisonette has a whole shop of matching mommy and me outfits, and the selection ranges from face masks to dresses and even swimsuits. The latest addition to the collection are sneakers—a collaboration between Maisonette and Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL). The shoe mirrors APL's best-selling TechLoom Bliss design and comes in a bleached pink color with a matte strap and speckles on the midsole. You can shop the entire collection here.
Filled with styles ranging from boho skirts to jumpsuits, color block dresses and funky shirts, Roolee has dozens of fun options for moms and their daughters. Sizes go as small as three months, plus many of the "mom" dresses have nursing panels that make breastfeeding easier. Once you're done ordering your favorite styles, be sure to check out their collection of diaper bags, shoes and chic home decor line.
Duffield Lane has dozens of coordinating Mommy and me outfit options, from cozy fall plaids to classic summer seersucker. We especially like the Isla Dress matched with the Flutter Sleeve Dress in navy. Styles are classic rather than trendy, and the quality of each garment makes each item worth the price. Shop the entire collection here.
Olivia + Ocean Swimwear
Universal truth: post-baby your body changes. Don't let this stop you from wearing a swimsuit you feel comfortable and confident in. Turn to Olivia + Ocean for a swimsuit as fabulous as you are. Created by a mom for moms, Olivia + Ocean features thoughtfully designed swimwear with a high-compression premium lycra liner, textured ribbed fabric, full bottom coverage and a convenient waist-tie for nursing moms on the go. Snag yours and a matching suit for your mini-me at oliviaandocean.com.
Wares by Olli Ella
Ethically-produced, organic clothing, these dresses for women also come in complimentary children's pieces. Simple, timeless, playful and super-soft cotton, these dresses come in an array of patterns; you can shop the WARES collection here. Women's dresses start at $125 and toddler sizes are $59. Check out more at olliella.com
Mama & Mini Collection from MORI
Celebrate the power of moms (and their amazing children) with MORI's Mama & Mini collection, which features matching lounge pants and crew neck sweatshirts, all made of 100% organic cotton. Pieces are sold individually or in sets with the mini sizes ranging from size 0 months to four years old and the mama pieces available in s/m or m/l. Fun facts: MORI uses ultra-soft bamboo fiber (70%) and organic cottons (30%) on all of their styles that range from sleep sacks to onesies to toddler two-pieces and bathrobes. Get your family collection here and peruse the entire MORI styles at minimori.com.
Nest Designs Sleepwear
Whether you're chasing a new walker around the house or you're a seasoned mama shuttling the kids to sports practice after school, your days are full of fun and chaos. So when bedtime comes (for you and them), make it a point to lounge in style and comfort. Nest Designs has a collection of matching mom and me sleepwear with designs ranging from flying pig princes and princesses to serene water lilies. Each style is made from a special blend of bamboo and organic cotton. Treat yourself and your littles to cozy snuggles and a jammie party that might just last all day. Available at nestdesigns.com.
Made for the young and young-at-heart, the new Spring '19 collection from PLAE will give parents and kids ample opportunity to twin in style. Choose from new styles like the Leo mesh high-top or opt for matching color kicks in the Ty (for your kiddo) and Butler (for you) in Nexus Grey. Whatever you choose, expect high-quality, machine washable shoes that are sure to put a spring in your step. Available at plae.co
Mom & Me Trunks
Pink Elephant, which recently rebranded to The Elephant Organics, just launched their matching mom and me snuggle trunk gift set. Whether you're looking to snuggle up with baby for your first newborn photo shoot or just want to match in-style, this gift set is perfect. It comes with matching pajamas made of 100% organic cotton, super soft and stretchable knit and are all lead-, phthalate- and flame retardant-free. If this is a gift, you'll enjoy that the set comes all gift wrapped. Available pinkelephantorganics.com for $125.
They make awesome carriers, blankets, lunch bags and more. And now, Baby Tula is getting into the shoe game. The beloved brand just released their new Tula shoes, available in women's and kid's sizes. Make a statement in their iconic Tula prints. Each slip-on sneaker is durable and comfortable, and available in kids whole sizes 5-12 and women's whole sizes 5-10. Women's sizes are $49/pair and matching Kid's sizes are $35/pair. Four different prints now available online at babytula.com/collections/tula-shoes.
Smallbirds Wool Runners
Chasing around kiddo will keep you on your toes. Ensure you both are comfortable as you dash from playground to soccer practice to school drop-off with matching Allbirds. Their practical, comfortable and sustainable line of shoes now extends to kids sizes with their Smallbirds wool runners so pulling off coordinated kicks is now a breeze. Expect the same simplistic design, and lightweight and breathable materials as their adult collection. Bonus: Allbirds (and Smallbirds) can be thrown in the washing machine for an easy clean. Men, women and kids sizes available at allbirds.com.
Allegra & Luca
Boho chic and oh-so-cute, Allegra & Luca styles are fit for moms and their mini-mes. We love the hand-embroidered tunics all made by a select group of artisans in Mexico. Each seasonal run of Allegra & Luca eye-catching styles are small batch, which means you’ll want to snag your favorites while they’re in stock. Available at allegraandluca.com starting at $28.
The Bee & the Fox
Head-turning but not cheesy, The Bee & the Fox tees, onesies and sweatshirts are downright fun and empowering. Grab matching “Mama Bear” and “Baby Bear” styles or snag for yourself one of our favorite picks, the “Tough as a Mother” tee. All are personally screen-printed and available at thebeeandthefox.com starting at $25.
Copy by Erin Lem and Gabby Cullen; photos courtesy of each retailer