Spring is here and that means one thing: time to get our kids’ summer wardrobes together! The Gap has gotten kids’ clothes just right with island-perfect riffs on grown-up classics.
For girls, the embroidered floaty flutter sundress is darling. The pale lavender one with a pop of sunny yellow has my name – oops, I mean, her name! – all over it. It even comes with a diaper cover for the littlest ones The Havana print top in a bold black floral print is another must-have. With spaghetti straps and bowties, a scoop neck, and full lining, it makes for Caribbean fun. Since swimsuits sell out fast, stock up on them now at discount. This pink mini-floral two-piece with a tiered ruffle top is too cute. Why, it even has its own UPS 50+ skin protection. The Gap thinks of everything!
Now, for the boys! Finally, a really cool shirt for my son in an ikat print. Off-white with short sleeves with button cuffs and two button-flap, center-pleated patch pockets. He’ll look like quite the little man in this. But the real touch of “little man” is the Havana 100% straw short-brimmed hat. Perhaps I love it because it reminds me of my own! (Check out Melissa Odabash’s Panama Hat on CoutureSnob.com; $112 on ShopBop). It’s rare that he and I have the opportunity to coordinate our ensembles. If I can convince him to wear matching make quite the twosome! Last, but certainly not to miss, are the much needed cut-off denim shorts in gray wash. The distressed accents and raw-edged leg openings give them that current look – and that’s what every little boy wants, whether he realizes it yet or not.
Find them all at Gap stores nationwide – and mention “Must-Have” to receive an instant 25% off your purchase in the store. It makes me wish I was a little kid again!
Gap Embroidered flutter dress, $36.95.
Gap Floral ruffle two-piece, $24.95.
Gap Havana print top, $22.95.
Gap Havana hat, $24.95.
Gap Ikat shirt, $24.95.