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Summer Kid's Fashions: Supporting Local Stores

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Today we had a Kid's Fashion Show from two boutiques at The OC Mix at SOCO.

Located in Costa Mesa right off the 405 Freeway, this gem of a shopping destination is worth the trip thanks to its cool mix of unique, locally owned shops featuring everything from fashion to accessories, food to fun home items, and much more! We know you're used to seeing the coolest looks for moms and dads on TV, but today we mixed it up and shared with you outfits that will make your mini hipster or prep-ster look cool, too! For more information on SOCO and The OC Mix please visit:

Here are the first three looks from today's segment -  from Milk & Honey Baby. Milk & Honey is a "beach inspired lifestyle" boutique that encourages a relaxed, summer frame of mind all year long! The collections feature a stylish, fun loving attitude while incorporating on-trend styles, the softest of natural fabrics, beach casual prints, surf graphics and vivid colors.  The following looks are perfect for ages 0-6 - plus they are eco-conscious and made in the USA! You can purchase the looks you saw today at Milk & Honey Baby at the OC Mix at SOCO.

Look 1: Surfer Boys outfit by Milk and Honey Baby: Red Marlin super soft T-shirt $34.00 & Lobster Seersucker Shorts $34.00, Trucker Surf Hat $34.00 handmade by Lauren.

Look 2: Beach Casual Boys Outfit by Milk and Honey Baby: Surfbus T-shirt  $34.00 & Navy & White Seersucker striped Beach Pants $34.00, Navy Straw Fedora by Axel & Hudson $28.00.

Look 3: Girls Beach Casual Outfit by Milk and Honey Baby: Tie Dye Dress $44.00 & Gauze Pant $34.00, Flower Headband to match by Milk and Honey Baby $16.00.


The additional three looks you saw today are from the adorable Smocking Birds Boutique! This one-of-a-kind baby and kid's boutique features an array of products to keep your kids looking cute and classy - all year long! Much of the children's attire sold in the store is hand smocked dresses and daygowns, hand-done by the owner - how cool is that?! Today we are looking at three adorable looks for two little girls and one handsome little man. You can purchase the looks you saw today at Smocking Birds Boutique at the OC Mix at SOCO.


Look 1: Classic Smocking
Custom Handmade Bishop Smocked Dress $86.99
Joyfolie Shoes-Studded Sandal $64.99
Chic Crystals Headband $28.99

This is a custom hand smocked bishop styled dress made by the owner of Smocking Birds, Becky Pierce. Smocking is an embroidery technique done on pleating usually around the collar and sleeves of a garment.  With the upcoming exciting new arrival of Kate Middleton's baby, Smocking Birds has forecasted that the royal bundle of joy will be wearing many smocking outfits and we are excited to see this trend carry all over the world this year.  The studded Joyfolie shoes are a juxtaposition to the delicate smocking and add an unexpected element to the look.  The Chic Crystals headband made with real Swarovski Crystals adds a delicate touch complimenting the elegant smocked dress. 


Look 2: Playful Mix and Match Trend
Fleur + Dot-Stripe and Bow Peter Pan Collar Blouse $68.99
Fleur + Dot-Polka Dotted Ruffle High Top Waisted Shorts $48.99
Joyfolie Shoes-Skimmer Flats $64.99

This playful look is all about mixing and matching. Exploring every little fashionista's personality with different colors and prints. The Peter pan collared top paired with the high-waisted ruffle shorts are from the up and coming fashion line Fleur+Dot.  All pieces are handmade and are one-of-a-kind. Smocking Birds is very excited to be the first store in California to be carrying Fleur + Dot.  These striped ballet flats are from Joyfolie.   Every box of shoes comes with a complimentary bow that matches the shoe's style.   Joyfolie shoes go perfect with any look to offer that vintage little girl feel. 


Look 3: Little Man Look
Ruggedbutts-Navy Fedora $28.99
Rabbitmoon-Striped Button Down Shirt $29.99
Ruggedbutts-Everyday Blue Jeans $28.99

This Little Man look is shown in our last look featuring a fedora by Ruggedbutts. This adorable classic fedora, is the perfect addition to your little man's wardrobe paired with Ruggedbutts everyday blue jeans and a striped button down shirt from Rabbitmoon.  Ruggedbutts and Rabbitmoon are just some of the brands that feature the playful "Little Man" trend.

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