From frothy party dresses to a new spin on the coat and tie, these dressy looks work for Easter or any special occasion
On Dalton (in background), argyle sweater vest ($14.50) and pique polo ($12.50; both at childrensplace.com), Tommy Hilfiger khaki pants ($29.50; at Macy’s stores). On Mya, plaid taffeta tea dress with ribbon sash ($24.95; at H&M stores), Liberty of London for Target cardigan ($14.99; at Target stores).
Paige shows off her Bonnie Jean lemon eyelet frock ($29.99; at JCPenney stores). She’s wearing her own sandals, but if you love them as much as we do, head to Gymboree.com. You’ll find Flower Sandals as sweet as these in their Newborn section, under the In Full Bloom collection.
On Camila (left), gingham silk dress with tulle underskirt ($49; gymboree.com). On Erin (right), old-fashioned smocked Party Dress ($61; elephantito.com) and blossom hat ($25; zootiepatootie.com). Shoes are models’ own, but find similar styles at Striderite.com. If you like Camila’s mary janes, check out the Vanessa style. And the Avery sandal is as cute as Erin’s.
On Logan (left), Ralph Lauren Childrenswear Blake Gingham Oxford ($40) and bow tie ($39.50; ralphlauren.com), white shorts with frog-print belt ($34; janieandjack.com). Shoes are Logan’s own, but Pediped’s Jake Flex sneaker is the same perfect cross between comfortable and dressy. On his sister, Bella (right), mod crinkle tube dress with ruffle neckline ($19.50; at Old Navy stores).
On Carson (left), striped dress shirt ($16.50; childrensplace.com), Ralph Lauren Childrenswear bow tie ($39.50; ralphlauren.com), linen cargo shorts ($12; at Old Navy stores), Sperry Castaway sneakers ($35; striderite.com). On Morgan (right), ruffled jacket ($14.45; at H&M stores), seersucker sleeveless dress ($24.50; at Old Navy stores), Smartfit wedge ($19.99; at Payless ShoeSource stores).
Elizabeth is in an incredibly detailed Ribbon Dress ($49; gymboree.com).
On Brooke, Shabby Baby Queen of Hearts cotton dress with snap button at back ($39; shabbyapple.com).
On Erin (left), Bonnie Jean watercolor rosebud dress with gathered bodice ($29.99; at JCPenney stores). On Camila (right), Wonderkids patchwork empire-waist dress with lace edging on cap sleeves and at hem ($19.99; at Kmart stores).
On Brooke (left), Disorderly Kids rose-print dress with bow detail at waist ($34.99; at JCPenney stores). On Dalton (right), crewcuts by J.Crew Midnight Madras Sportcoat ($98; jcrew.com), purple linen shirt ($16.50; childrensplace.com), skater pants ($17.95; at H&M stores).
On Morgan (left), gingham dress ($34.50; crazy8.com). On Brooke (middle), Basic Editions dress with tulle-hem detail ($12.50; at Kmart stores) and — if she has an aunt who really spoils her — Ralph Lauren Childrenswear Cashmere Sweater ($175; ralphlauren.com). On Mya (right), dress with bow detail at neckline ($24.50; childrensplace.com), Liberty of London for Target cardigan ($14.99; at Target stores), Toby NYC patent purse ($29.99; at JCPenney stores).