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Choosing Wedding Outfits for Little Ladies and Gents

by | Fashion Wisdom, Wisdom


Little Ladies and Gents

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Finding beautiful and stylish children’s outfits for a wedding does not have to be difficult! At Little Ladies and Gents, we think it’s all about finding an outfit that will suit your child’s individual style whilst also complementing the theme of the wedding – whether it be with a colour or to follow a formal or vintage theme. Above all make sure you choose something that your little one will feel comfortable in – think soft cottons and flowy dresses – not something which will make them feel restricted or uncomfortable. Below are few tips on how to select the perfect wedding outfit for your little lady or little gent:

Children’s sizes often match their age. An average six-year-old will wear a size six, however when buying a suit for a boy it might be a good idea to go up a size.  Not only will they be more likely to get more wear from it, but it will also allow the child to feel less restricted in a piece of clothing they don’t often wear.

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Think about the theme or venue of the wedding. For beach weddings, it’s perfectly acceptable to dress boys in smart shorts and a cotton shirt, whilst girls love a lightweight flowy dress.

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If you’re having kids from different age groups as part of the bridal party and want them to all dress the same, it’s important to choose an outfit that will suit and allow for these different ages. A little tutu ensemble may look adorable on a two-year old but is way too babyish for a ten-year old.

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Summer and winter outfits can be interchanged quite easily. Throw on a cute cardie and some opaque tights with a girly dress to take the outfit from warm to cooler temperatures. For boys, a smart suit is always a great option – suit jackets can be left off just showing the waistcoat underneath during the warmer weather.

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Above all, make sure the children still dress like kids rather than mini adults. Their outfit should not only be stylish but playful and this can be easily achieved with cute accessories such as suspenders, bowties and caps for little boys or floral crowns and pretty sandals for little girls.

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Ms Chinoiserie Says: Such great advice on choosing the right outfit for our little ladies and gents; playful and stylish is at the top of the list!

About Little Ladies and Gents: Hi, I’m Beatrice from Little Ladies and Gents; we specialise in wedding, formal and special occasion wear for boys and girls. Our collection, capturing the spirit, innocence and joyful essence of childhood, also delivers on both style and quality, making our unique range the perfect fit for any little lady or gent!

Perfection on the Harbour – Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel

by | Industry News, Wisdom


Ms Chinoiserie


Million dollar views, boutique accommodation, a team of award-winning chefs and a dedicated event co-ordinator will make your wedding day at Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel an unforgettable experience!

This newly refurbished venue is directly grounded in the sandy shoreline of Watson’s Bay atop unobstructed panoramic views of sparkling Sydney Harbour. With two harbour-front wedding and event spaces and 31 boutique hotel suites, it is the perfect destination for your seaside wedding ceremony, reception or engagement party. You can host an intimate wedding for 50 people or indulge in a lavish affair for up to 250 guests.

The Sunset Room on the harbour has been decorated to capture the on-trend Hamptons’ aesthetic. This private room features crisp white walls, floor to ceiling windows with spectacular harbour views, grey wash timber flooring, a white marble bar and nautical details.


Directly above, the Top Deck is a large al-fresco space with a million dollar vista, private bar and fully retractable roof ensuring a flawless event come rain, sunset or shine.

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Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel has a dedicated weddings department with a wealth of experience in the industry – and they can plan your day to perfection! Head chef John Pye is passionate about fresh seasonal fare and meticulous presentation – his mix of old favourites and fresh new dishes will definitely take you and your guests on a culinary journey! Wedding paradise found I think!

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The Perfect Hunter Valley Weekend Part 1 – Love On The Lawn

by | Event Reviews, Wisdom


Ms Filigree


The beautiful Hunter Valley just North of Sydney is not only one of the country’s premier wine regions, but it is also a mecca for fine dining, entertainment and of course, breathtaking weddings! Spring is an absolutely stunning time in the Hunter Valley; with the wineries lush with leaves and rose bushes blooming, it is picture perfect for your special day.


Last month, we were invited to a special weekend in the Hunter Valley which began with a wedding filled day at the Hope Estate in Pokolbin with the Love on the Lawn Fair. Arriving at the beautiful Estate on Sunday, it was buzzing with wedding vendors and vibrant bridal parties – and of course the charming gentlemen from The Bachelorette who were the star attraction for the single ladies.

Moving through the estate up to the Harvest Restaurant for a delicious three course lunch, it was a perfect way to start the day as it showcased the produce, creativity and service that the Hunter Valley has to offer. With the restaurant balcony overlooking the estate where the trademark tents and teepees were set up, guests were relaxing in the sun on the grass while listening to the melodies from the David Andrew Trio – good food, good company and good music – what more could you want!


After lunch, we made our way through the Fair which started with the Barrel Room of Harvest Restaurant. This space was an absolute highlight over the whole weekend; for a reception venue with its rich mahogany barrels and romantic styling, it certainly has the “wow” factor! Collaboratively styled from companies within the Newcastle Wedding Collective, the space truly was like stepping into a dream!




After moving through the barrel room, guests wandered out into the sunshine and through to the main tents to experience all that the vendors had to offer. With specialists from every aspect of your wedding day – from venues to flowers and cakes to dresses – bridal parties were delighted with unique offerings on display. Throughout the day, guests were also treated to four fashion parades with the final featuring exquisite international couture gowns from Helen Rodrigues – the perfect way to finish the afternoon!



Love on the Lawn is revolutionising the bridal expo experience with their Bohemian Luxe vibe and personalised touches which was loved by all across the weekend!


Images by Macdougall Photography

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Ms Chinoiserie Says: What a beautiful weekend away in the Hunter Valley surrounded by endless wedding inspiration; just perfect!

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