Summertime Looks For Your Little Under $75

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Have you ever stepped into an adorable children’s boutique, just to think, “I can’t afford anything here!”? We understand your frustration. You want those beautiful, on-trend fashions for your little ones, without breaking the bank. That’s why we’ve put together some of our favorite summertime looks that won’t cost you a penny more than $75. With these fun outfits, you can dress your kiddos with style, without dealing with an outrageous price tag.

Floral Fun For $46

Young-&-Free-Look

Whether you buy this outfit for your own baby girl or as a newborn gift for a friend, this ensemble is adorable! The Floral Tie Romper by Young & Free boasts beautiful colors and a girly floral pattern. Add a Petite Léa Bow by Pitchoun Designs for an extra pop of color. Of course, this look wouldn’t be complete without an adorable pair of jelly shoes. These Sun Peach Jelly Shoes by Sun Jellies are the perfect addition to this pink and red color scheme. This to-die-for outfit, including the fun accessories, will only run you $46.

Summertime Chill For $70

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Every little boy wants to be comfortable when summertime rolls around, but we know you would still like your kiddo to look stylish. So, we found the perfect outfit for you! This comfy Dylan Tee in Blue by Lennon + Wolfe is incredibly soft and made right in LA. Pair that with these Fleece Shorts by Bobo Choses and you’ve got one comfy kid. But this look wouldn’t be complete without some Mirrored Sunnies by Teeny Tiny Optics. It’s the perfect summer outfit for only $70, and your kiddo can enjoy a relaxed and fashionable summer.

Pretty and Classy For $68

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Every little girl needs a fun, fashionable outfit that’s also comfortable enough to wear everyday. This magnetic blue dress, The Leo by Alice + Ames, is the perfect addition to any little girl’s wardrobe. We have to warn you though, once your little one tries this on, she might never take it off! The twirly skirt will make her feel just like a ballerina. Add an adorable Pastel Floral Hand-tied Bow Clip by Free Babes and this is the perfect pretty and classy ensemble. For even more fun and flair, add these Kylie Sunglasses in White by Teeny Tiny Optics. The entire look only costs $68.

Comfortable and Cool For $75

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Boys love to feel comfortable and cool, and what better way to show their fun side than with a cute graphic tee and stylish sunglasses? This Peace in Paradise Muscle Tee by Children of the Tribe shows off his fun side, while he enjoys the 100% cotton fabric. Pair that with these Bestival Drawstring Shorts by Children of the Tribe and Mirrored Sunnies by Teeny Tiny Optics and this becomes one hip look. We can promise your boy will love running around in this comfy, on-trend outfit. And you can get it all for only $75.

Enjoy seeing your children in on-trend outfits, without emptying your wallet. Every collection here won’t cost you a penny over $75. For more fashionable children’s clothes, stop by Sweet Threads online. And for even more on-trend looks and ideas, check out our Instagram @shopsweetthreads.

Fourth of July Looks For Your Little

Fourth Of July Looks For Your Little

The Fourth of July is all about friends, good food, and adorable outfits! It’s time to wear red,  white, and blue to get in the patriotic spirit. Lucky for you, we here at Sweet Threads have found some amazing outfits for your little ones that are perfect for the holiday. So grab a sparkler and a hot dog, and enjoy these patriotic gems.

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For that truly vintage feel this Fourth of July, look no further than our Sailorette Rompers in Blue and Red. Inspired by vintage designs and sailor collars, these pieces are sure to make your little stand out this holiday. Or go with our Ruffle Bikini Playsuit in Americana Stripes for a fun, girly look that is perfect for the Fourth.

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Prefresh

This Yeah, America Tank by Prefresh was made with boys in mind. These tanks are comfy and perfect for running, playing, and handling fireworks. Dressing the boys up for the Fourth might be a challenge, but not with these fun tops. Plus, everyone will get a kick out of the playful graphic.

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Crew & Lu

Crew & Lu has some adorable pieces for this Fourth of July. The girls will look smashing in this on-trend, high-waisted Patriotic Two Piece Swimsuit. If you’re Fourth does not include water, try their Red, White, and Blue Tie-Back Dress, it’s the perfect outfit for the holiday. Can’t you just see your little one waving sparklers in the air and wearing this adorable outfit?

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Kira Kids

Let your kids show their patriotic sides with this American Flag Tee from Kira Kids. It’s made from 100% organic cotton, so you know it’s comfy. Or if a dress is more your little’s style, try their American Flag Tank Dress. Your little ones will be dressed for comfort and style this Fourth of July.

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Red Dolly Girls

The Fourth of July wouldn’t be complete without some adorable swimsuits. This Blue and White Polka Dot Retro One Piece is perfect to show off your little’s patriotic spirit and adorable style. Or if you’re looking for a two piece, try the Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Red and White Polka Dot Bikini. With either style, your kiddo will look fabulous for the holiday.

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Salt Water

Just in case your kiddos need some patriotic shoes this Fourth of July, we’ve got you covered. Enjoy Salt Water Sandals in Red, White, or Blue. These shoes are versatile and waterproof. So, you don’t have to worry when the big kids pull out the squirt guns!

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Ultra Violet Kids

If you’re looking for a simple piece to complete your kiddo’s wardrobe this holiday, Ultra Violet Kids have the tops you’re dying for. The Flutter T Red Stripe Shirt will match perfectly with a pair of adorable white shorts. Or the Tie Tank Red Stripe Shirt might be more your little’s style. Add a blue skirt, and your little one is ready to party.

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Floatmini

What screams Fourth of July more than denim and stars? That’s why we love this Denim Chambray Dress by Floatmini. Not only is it adorable, it’s also comfortable and your little one will be happy to run around in this dress all day long. Dressing up for the holiday doesn’t have to be a drag with this fashionable dress.

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Milk & Soda

The Fourth wouldn’t be complete without adorable accessories, and Milk & Soda has everything you’ve been searching for. From the classic Minnie Stars Denim Headband to the Stripe Denim Headband, they have something to match any style. Not really into headbands? Try their Stripe Denim Scrunchies for a more casual look. We haven’t forgotten about the boys! This adorable 2 Tone Check Red/Navy Bow Tie is the perfect accessory to complete your little guy’s look.

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Enjoy the Fourth this year with amazing outfits and lots of fun! For more great style advice, check out Sweet Threads online, or find some inspiration on our Instagram @shopsweetthreads. Happy Fourth of July!

Paush Just got Spectacular!

One of our favorite holidays is coming up and we have some cute ways to show off your patriotism this year!

Paush has some spectacular kids fashions that include timeless silhouettes, classic dots and stripes, as well as darling prints, perfect for the upcoming 4th of July Holiday and Summer season!

We are thrilled to announce our launch date of our Paush 4th of July Capsule for Saturday, May 14, 2016!

These red, white and blue styles, exclusive to Sweet Threads, will be available both online and in-store at 11am PST.

Sweet Threads | 2746 E Broadway Long Beach, CA 90803

*Please note Striped Bikini Playsuits will be available on a Pre-Order basis. All other styles are ready to ship.

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Photography Alexis Poole

Models

Peyton Poole

Mazel Constantino

Hannah Horton

Accessories

Sandals by Saltwater, School Girl Bows by Free Babes, Leather Lea Bow by Pitchoun Designs and Straw Hats by Daiso

Special Thank You to the team:

To Alexis for your passion to create and for stepping outside of the box. The images are beyond my expectations! To the parents, thank you for being so generous with your time and to the kids for being the cutest kids on the shore! 

xo, Sweet Threads

 

Woo hoo!! Spring has Sprung and it’s that time of year again!

Sunday, May 15, 2016, Katie Ging Photography and Sweet Threads will be teaming up once again to offer Spring Mini Sessions! These sessions will be taken back to back and can be secured by emailing katie@katieging.com or calling (412) 498-4393. Check out some of Katie’s work and options below!2016-04-25_000213016660_967013451836_818981843_o2016-04-25_00062016-04-25_0005IMG_05892016-04-25_0003

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30 minute shoot

20-30 images on a flash drive

$100 Sweet Threads Wardrobe Credit

Times: 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm

Location : Shoreline Village in Long Beach, Ca

Click HERE to book your Sweet Spot!

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes!

Sweet Threads Shoes

You can never have enough shoes. And neither can the kiddos, especially since they grow  out of them so fast! If you’re looking for a new fashionable pair for your little ones, you’ve come to the right place. We carry the most up-and-coming brands that are not only adorable, but also comfortable. From sneakers and sandals to clogs and jellies, you’ll be able to find something that’s just right for your littles.

So, without further ado, here are our favorite shoes right now. We guarantee you’ll find something you and your kiddos love!

Salt Water Sandals

Salt Water Sandals come in a few different designs and colors, and they are all waterproof! They’re perfect for a day out at the beach or even as an everyday shoe, because let’s face it, when are water-proof shoes NOT a good idea. And you can trust that these shoes are good quality, because they are made with the finest leathers and components. From the original sandal to the surfer sandal, kids love the feel and versatility of these shoes.   

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Natives Shoes

Native Shoes are perfect for the mud-pie-making, outdoor-loving children. They are made from EVA, or ethylene-vinyl acetate, which make them lightweight, shock absorbent, washable, waterproof, odor-resistant and comfortable! No matter what your little one gets into, it’ll wash right off with Natives. And they come in fun colors that your kids will just adore. We’ve got Utility Green & Jiffy Black for the boys and Princess Pink & Glow for the girls. Whatever their style, you’ll find the perfect pair of Natives sneakers for your kiddo.

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AKID

AKID was made with the fashion-lovers in mind. Their promise is to always keep your little one looking fresh. And not only are they stylish, but they’re also made with quality materials, like real leather for durability and EVA footbeds for comfort. They can be worn for fancy occasions or as your everyday style. From the Knight to the Liv, these stylin’ shoes will make your adorable little one stand out!

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Joyfolie

Indulge the bohemian side of your girls with shoes by Joyfolie. Inspired by all things vintage, these sandals make us want to dress up and dance. From fringes to glitter, your girls will love their styles. We can almost guarantee that the Delia will quickly become her favorite sandal. Don’t forget about the Elan for the glitter girl, complete with jewels and embellishments. And the Vivian is the perfect spring green for Easter. Surprise your girls with sandals they’ll love from Joyfolie.

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Mini Melissa

If you’re looking for a shoe that screams fun, you’ve found it with shoes by Mini Melissa. Bright colors and fun designs make these shoes unique and something that the kiddos will love to wear. Did we mention that they’re made from eco-friendly PVC material, so they are also super soft, flexible and waterproof. They’ll love the Ultragirl II Fuchsia Pink Cat Mary Janes, complete with pink cats on their toes. Or the Ultra Girl Disney Twins Black are a huge favorite, especially with the Disney fans! Did someone say glitter? The Ultra Girl Sweet Mary Janes are covered in gold glitter for those girly girls. Whatever they love, you’ll find something that’s made just for them with shoes by Mini Melissa.

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Cape Clogs

Cape Clogs were first made in Sweden over 150 years ago. And since then, they have been distributed in America and are made for parent and child alike. If your little one loves to be unique and apart from the crowd, these adorable clogs are for her. From nude to purple, these clogs come in soft colors to ensure that they will match every outfit. They are also open-toed with an ankle strap to give all-day comfort and support. Your girls are sure to enjoy these on-trend clogs.

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Birkenstocks

Coming soon, we will be carrying Birkenstocks for your littles! With a shock-absorbing cork footbed and an EVA sole, these shoes provide excellent support for growing feet. And with colors from pink glitter to an earthy brown, these Birkenstocks have a little something for everyone. Not to mention, the ankle straps keep your kiddo safe and comfortable when running and playing outside all day. For a comfy, everyday shoe, you can’t go wrong with Birkenstocks. 

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From the fashion finds to the all-day wearables, we have all of the shoes that your little ones could ever need. Shop for more awesome shoes from your favorite designers online at shopsweetthreads.com. Or come into our store in Long Beach and we’ll help you find the perfect shoes for your kiddo.

And if you’re looking for ways to dress up your kiddo’s favorite new shoes, get some fun ideas from our Instagram account @shopsweetthreads.

SoCal Winter Style for the Littles

In Southern California, our winters may not be eventful, but our style sure is. With nice weather year round, we’re able to stay stylish throughout the seasons. No huge coats and overbearing scarfs here, just some fashionable duds for everyone.

The kiddos especially love our SoCal winters. What’s better than throwing on your favorite pair of shorts and sandals every day? We admit we might be a little spoiled, but at least the kids are loving it. So even though we’re still in the winter months, our little ones can bask in the beachy vibes of some of our favorite SoCal styles.

SoCal Winter Style

What’s more fun than a cool popsicle backpack on a hot winter day?? Herschel Supply Co has these Heritage Back Packs featuring this stylish popsicle graphic in blue or pink. They have sizes for youth and children, so no matter their age, everyone can enjoy these trendy bags. They also offer a smaller Survey Back Pack inspired by the popular scouting silhouette. And if that’s not enough popsicle for you, this design also comes in the Pop Quiz Lunch Box design! No matter which style you choose, your little one will love this fun, playful design.

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Bobo Choses is full of bright, colorful designs that are perfect for SoCal winters. Everything from Fruit Rompers to Art College Tees, bring out your child’s creative, artistic side. I mean what little one wouldn’t want to wear this Brush Tank Top with these adorable Yellow Striped Culotte Bloomers? For the older artists, the Artist Tank or the Vincent et Pablo T-Shirt is a must. These designs show off your little’s creative flair and their love of the beautiful SoCal winters.

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Nico Nico has the perfect outfits for your little one’s SoCal winter style. From beachy colors to trendy designs, these pieces are perfect for a relaxed day at the beach or park. And you’ll appreciate the eco-friendly, sustainable fabrics Nico Nico uses. Did I also mention that they are always made in America? You can expect quality and comfort from Nico Nico, a fact that will make your SoCal winter that much more fun!

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Soak up the SoCal winter with these fun styles and beachy vibes for your little ones. They’ll love playing in the sun and sand in these adorable outfits. For more great outfit ideas check out our Instagram @shopsweetthreads or shop online for your favorite pieces at shopsweetthreads.com. Happy SoCal winter!

Paush SS16 “A Sweet Play Date”

Sometimes I find it hard to explain my vision into words. It’s even harder to explain to someone else so they can execute the vision, feeling and style that I dream up in my head.

However, that wasn’t the case this time. Her photographs always speak for themselves. I am proud to finally share with you the 1st delivery of our Paush Spring 16 Look Book, shot by my dear friend and photographer, Katie Ging.

Our official launch date for the 1st Spring delivery is Saturday, February 27 at 11 am PST, available in-store and online!! Mark those calendars!

Paush Spring/Summer 16 “A Sweet Play Date”, embraces the art of play and imagination and to remind us to treasure the sweet memories created with friends. We’re keeping the nostalgia alive with classic silhouettes and playful prints, while welcoming Spring with floral details and colorful embroideries. Life can not be measured by its year, but by the memories created and cherished. Your little ones are sure to have the sweetest childhood memories with Paush.

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A huge thank you to our Mini Models, Sailor Richman and Peyton Poole! Let’s not forget their parents for taking the time out of their busy day to come play with us!

Forever Grateful to Katie Ging for always creating my vision beautifully.

 

 

Paush Valentine Giveaway Winner [Closed]

The time has come to announce a winner to our Paush Valentine Giveaway for a chance to win a “Pretty in Pink” Heart Romper! First, check out the adorable entries to our contest! Thank you everyone who joined in!! 2016-01-28_00062016-01-28_0005

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And our winner is… @elina_tabuds!

Please email shopsweetthreads@gmail.com to redeem your prize!

We will be releasing our Paush “Pretty in Pink” Heart Romper, Saturday, January 30th at 11am PST in-store and online! Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

 

10 Creative DIY Valentines

10 Creative DIY Valentines

Along with Valentine’s Day comes crafts, Valentines and LOTS of candy. Instead of doing the typical store-bought cards and a piece of candy, try making something a little more crafty this year. Spend time with your kids making some fun DIY Valentines and they’ll enjoy it much more than simply writing their name 25 times!

We’ve collected some of our favorite ideas from around the web for unique and creative DIY Valentines. Find your favorite and spend some time this Valentine’s Day crafting with your kiddos. 

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Tiny Animal Valentines

This Valentine is sure to excite any youngster. All you need to complete this craft is some heavy card stock, a hole punch, bakers twine and inexpensive packages of tiny dinosaurs, frogs, wild animals or crocodiles. You can find the free printable designs here. With such cute captions and a fun toy, who wouldn’t love these Valentines?

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Watercolor Valentine

Here’s a great idea for the artists at heart. All you need here is a watercolor set, paper, scissors, tape and bakers twine. You can download the free printable here. All in all, this project comes out costing $1 per student to make. And the kids get a fun watercolor set to take home with them.

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ExSTRAW Special Valentine

If you’re looking for a cost efficient Valentine, this is the one! You can make Valentines for the entire class and only spend $5. What? That’s right! All you need are some crazy straws from the dollar store, scissors, tape and this free printable. And what kid doesn’t love their own unique straw? Your little ones will be the talk of the class with this fabulous idea.

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A Bubbly Valentine

Bring joy to your little one’s class with bubbles! Simply buy some bubbles at the dollar store and wrap them with this free printable. What could be easier? And the kids will love something fun to play with, instead of more candy.

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Frozen Olaf Valentine

To make this cute little guy, you’ll need card stock, scissors, an Exacto knife, glue stick, Otter Pops and this free printable. Everyone will love this unique idea, because who doesn’t love Frozen?

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Matchbox Cars Valentine

Here’s a great one for the boys! All you need is some matchbox cars, card stock, scissors, washi tape and this free printable. The kids will love them and you’ll be the mom of the year!

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Bear Hug Valentine

For this project you’ll need some gummy bears, treat bags, string, scissors and this free printable tag. You could also use these printable tags on a bag of teddy grams or even on a stuffed bear. Be creative, let your imagination run wild!

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Ah-MAZE-ing Valentine

This graphic is so awesome! To make this bad boy you’ll need card stock, scissors, an Exacto knife, tape, pink paper, pencils and this free printable. With just a few simple steps, you’ll have a Valentine that everyone will enjoy.

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Loom Valentine

For the loom lovers, here’s an il-“loom”-inating idea! You’ll just need some looms, card stock, scissors, a hole punch, bakers twine and this free printable. It’s a fun craft that everyone will remember.

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Clementine Valentine

Everyone loves their Clementines, or Cuties. And it’s a great alternative to candy and sugary treats. You’ll need Clementines, treat bags, ribbon and this free printable. Enjoy the Valentine treat, Cuties!

Valentine’s Day can be a lot of fun, but you can make it extra special by doing one of these fun crafts with your kids. They’ll love it, the class will love it and other parents will thank you for not sending their kids home with even more candy. Be the hero of Valentine’s Day and try some of these creative DIY Valentines.

Valentines Mini Sessions Are Here!!

To celebrate the release of our #Paush Heart Romper in “Pretty in Pink”, Miranda North Photography will be offering Valentine’s Mini Sessions In-Store that day, Saturday, 1/30/16!

To book, take a peek at the details below. Spaces are LIMITED!

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DETAILS

Saturday, January, 30, 2016

12:00 – 1:30 pm

10 minute session + 5 image download (option to purchase more if you want!)

$10 store credit to Sweet Threads

TO BOOK:

Visit the link HERE and pick your time slots under “VALENTINES MINIS”

*If the spot is taken, once you get to the cart, it will say “Out of Stock”

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WIN A PAUSH “PRETTY IN PINK” HEART ROMPER

Check out HERE  how to win this Paush Valentine Heart Romper!