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Sunday, 9 June 2013

Dressing The Baby: On Sundays We Wear Pink!

Ok Ok, I know its supposed to be Wednesdays...but we like to change things up a bit! ;)

As you will all probably realise after 10 weeks worth of "Dressing The Baby" posts - Tyne wears blue a LOT!!! He occasionally wears white or tan - but for the vast majority of the time, you'll find him in baby blue.

I LOVE him in baby blue - it suits him so well, I love the colour and - well - we call him "Little Boy Blue", its just who he is!
But anybody who knows me well will know that I have always LOVED pink!! Its been my signature colour forever! So I knew it wouldn't be too long until I put Tyne in pink!
I bought him a lovely pink t shirt and shorts set from Mamas & Papas before he was born, but because he's so small it still doesn't fit him - so I'm a bit worried that summer will be over before he's grown into it!

So when I saw this GORGEOUS polo shirt and shorts set in Boots a few weeks ago, I absolutely fell in love with it!

I've umm-ed and ahh-ed over buying it for weeks because I wasn't sure if we'd get the right weather for him to wear it - but once the sun started shining this week, my Mum bought it for Tyne and I put it on him today...I think he really suits it!!!!

What do you think of boys wearing what is traditionally viewed as a girls colour?!

I was quite surprised to receive a few comments from people on social media sites about him wearing pink, and even my 3 year old niece saw a photo of him in it and asked her Mum why he was wearing pink - which just goes to show how established that particular gender stereotype is!!!
I find it quite odd, as nobody would bat an eyelid if a little girl was to wear a baby blue dress - so what's the problem with a boy wearing pink?!

I noticed these "Equal Opportunies" rompers a few weeks ago - I'm not sure whether I would personally buy them because I'm not sure that people would "get" it without them being explained to them! - but I like the idea behind them!

What do you think?! Do you like to see boys and girls in the traditional boy & girl colours or do you think there's nothing wrong with mixing things up a bit?!

As always, I'd love to hear from you!!!

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  1. i love that suit on tiny boy and even tho he looks gorgeous in anything i think he really does that outfit justice !! from the very un biased nannie xxx

  2. Hi Hayley, pink and grey look adorable on your little man. I'm just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  3. I used to buy baby blue cardigans for Stace! Although she's always loved pink I find that it's nice to mix it up a bit :D

    Oscar's not got any pink yet but his daddy likes wearing pink t-shirts so it won't be long until he follows suit. He has a few yellow t-shirts which I think he looks adorable in.

    Tyne looks so cute in the pink/grey combo. And it's not like it's a 'girly' outfit is it? Some people are very stereotypical!

    Lou xxx

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  4. He looks so cute bless him xx

  5. I think Tyne looks lovely in this little outfit. I think boys looks really nice in pink - I have brought Adam a few pink tops because it really suits him, just as this outfit suits Tyne. I dress Beau in blue all the time as she looks so cute in it and its one of my favourite colous :O)

    Colour is just colour.....Pink and Blue doesn't mean girl and boy!!


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