spring wardrobe

See that ad over to the right for EstepWorks Photography? We’re having a family photo shoot with him in the upcoming weeks {our first date was rained out : late winter/early spring is very unpredictable in the NW} and I’ve been trying to come up with coordinated – but not too matchy – outfits for our family of six to wear.

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A few days ago I received an email from Jessica letting me know about a fun contest she is hosting. All you have to do is come up with a design board of your favorite spring outfit and include two pieces from her jewelry line to be entered to win a pretty generous prize.

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So I combined the two thoughts – outfits for our photo shoot and outfit for a spring design board – and came up with one giant collage to suit the entire family.

Here it is:outfits


What do you think?

For the record, I think ‘his’ outfit is a bit prepier than ‘he’ would actually go for {especially with the little pom-pom boutonniere which I happen to adore}. I am loving Kayce Hughes’ shirt dresses and those joyfolie shoes are the sweetest things ever.  I tried to include pieces that our family actually owns so that when photo-day arrives I could achieve a similar style.

So there you have it : my version of our family dressed for spring.

You can enter the Design Your Look contest at www. jesslc.com. It is pretty fun to come up with a dream outfit : or six.

32 Responses to spring wardrobe

  1. Courtney March 25, 2011 at 12:38 pm #

    I am obsessing over the kayce dress. It is awesome. And we totally got our princess the tutu leggings. so cute.

  2. Michelle March 25, 2011 at 8:58 am #

    Love it! Esp the boots, but I couldn’t find them at Dsw.com. Any tips?

  3. emily March 24, 2011 at 6:08 am #

    love all of it! esp the shirt dress.. so pretty!

  4. Michele March 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm #

    Great inspiration outfits! We just had spring family photos taken on Saturday at the Dallas Arboretum. The flowers were amazing!!! Also, our local J Crew outlet just started carrying Crew Cuts! Oh Boy!!!

  5. Kimber-Leigh March 23, 2011 at 2:26 pm #

    those little shoes make me want another baby :) your outfit choices are darling.

  6. Sheila March 23, 2011 at 12:46 pm #

    I love that denim dress. Where can you buy it? Locally? Thanks.

  7. Nikki Tesch March 23, 2011 at 12:04 pm #

    I did a style sheet too and I used your adorable little headband in mine! I had to copy the idea for family photos, I had so much fun picking stuff and I am so happy with the looks! Check it out on my blog.

  8. rachel March 23, 2011 at 11:38 am #

    I just love all the outfits!!I have been eyeing those Kayce Hughes’ shirt dresses too!! I ordered the wooden necklace from her shop. Soo stylish!!

  9. Jillian March 23, 2011 at 11:10 am #

    I have those Joyfolie shoes!! They are even more adorable on! I can’t wait until my daugther fits into crewcuts, they just have the best clothes!

  10. Leigh March 23, 2011 at 10:39 am #

    LOVE the earring from Jess – I just ordered a pair! I love the Kayce Hughes dress. That outfit will look great on you!

  11. catherine thoms March 23, 2011 at 9:30 am #

    LOVE them all…especially the 4 kiddos!!!!!!!! And I think all 6 outfits will coordinate perfectly for your family photos! Have fun!

  12. Jadie March 23, 2011 at 9:08 am #

    Good ideas! My daughter has the polka-dot sweater from Target {you can see the little cutie in it the “about me” on my blog}. I love it! Do you know what brand the boots from DSW are? Thanks!

  13. Julie Delamarter March 23, 2011 at 8:50 am #

    gorgeous! Love your outfit…and the whole crew’s. There is no way in H-e-l-l I could get my Ryan to wear a boutineere like that but hope you have better luck!!

  14. courtney March 23, 2011 at 8:44 am #

    we are having family pics made on thursday and we are going with a navy/yellow scheme.
    hope your family photos go well!

  15. kayce hughes March 23, 2011 at 8:34 am #

    Thank you! I am thrilled that you like our dress. xokc

  16. Alima March 23, 2011 at 8:27 am #

    The outfits look great! Major kudos to you (and every other mom to a family of 6)! I can not imagine how you do it! I am having a hard time picking coordinating outfits for our family pictures and we are only a family of 3. And I dont even want to start thinking about how you tackle laundry, making dinners, coordinating schedules, etc. You have major talent! :)

  17. jessica March 23, 2011 at 8:05 am #

    This would be perfect for your family photos! I love the layers and accessories you added. I can’t wait to see them!

  18. Mallory J March 23, 2011 at 7:55 am #

    Joyfolie has the cutest shoes, I have been watching her design a day, she is amazing at what she does. I am sure your pictures will turn out amazing, you have great style!

  19. Jo @ To a Pretty Life March 23, 2011 at 7:45 am #

    I love the aviators for your #1! So cute on a little guy. All of the outfits are great! And those little girl shoes are perfect.

  20. Lynne March 23, 2011 at 7:41 am #

    Very Spring ~PacNWest Livin’ Chic! Can’t wait to see the Photos!

  21. kristy s. March 23, 2011 at 7:40 am #

    I like the colors you used, very classic. My favorite is the boots with the long socks, they are great! thanks for sharing.

  22. Jess LC March 23, 2011 at 7:01 am #

    This is so cute! And I love your outfit for the DESIGN YOUR LOOK challenge! I’m excited to post it in the challenge in April :).

    Have a great day!

  23. Chelsea March 23, 2011 at 6:41 am #

    Great job! All of the outfits are precious. I love preppy style, my girls are totally Gap babies and as soon as they are big enough Crew Cuts will be added to their wardrobe. Good luck with your pictures. I have 2 and I know how hard that was. I can only imagine 4 ;).

  24. cailan March 23, 2011 at 6:40 am #

    This is such a fun idea. I love the challenge of making us all 5 of us coordinate every once in awhile – it’s very like the creative process of trying to decorate a room with a unifying look. So enjoy what you came up with – you will all look so great on the wall in your home!

  25. Shera O March 23, 2011 at 6:32 am #

    LOVE it all..I’ve been eyeing a few of those pieces myself!

  26. Karie Murray March 23, 2011 at 6:24 am #

    you have great style! ….I think I might use this idea to piece seasonal outfit ideas together for my photography clients…..can’t wait to see the pics! (you will share some right?)

  27. Lynda March 23, 2011 at 6:06 am #

    Your family photo outfits all work so well together. What great finds. Love your planned outfit! Just love!

  28. Jenn March 23, 2011 at 6:04 am #

    Love it all! Especially the socks with your outfit.

  29. Andrea March 23, 2011 at 5:45 am #

    You guys are going to look smashing! I love all the pieces you chose, especially that cute little ruffle skirt for Audrey. It’s hard to dress an entire family, right?

  30. Jess March 23, 2011 at 5:01 am #

    Love it! Great patterns and colors! I’m loving those sunglasses for No. 1- I’ve been looking for something similar for my own No. 1 :-) Hope your photos turn out wonderfully!

  31. jennifer March 23, 2011 at 4:35 am #

    Good for you, if you can get your husband to wear that boutonniere!! No way ;my husband would even consider!!

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