Baby Boy: Clothing

Baby boy clothing was something that intimidated me from the moment we found out our little bug was a boy. I grew up with sisters in a world of stealing shirts and mascara. I had no clue what to do with a tiny little human that would roll around in the mud and play with worms (ohhhh god). 

 Adam and I both like quality clothing, so it was tough for me to not spend ALL of the money on baby clothes for Fritz. The issue with buying clothes for a baby: they need a new wardrobe every three-ish months. There are certain special occasions that call for a special outfit but for everyday wear, it just doesn't need to cost a fortune. This is what works for us and our family! No judgment if you spend $100 on an outfit or $1. Personally, I think we dress Fritz pretty darn cute and not at the expense of his college fund. 

 

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Everyday:

Above is a typical Fritz outfit: Old Navy Pants, Granamals T-Shirt, Little Unicorn Bib and Freshly Picked moccasins! 

Old Navy: I go here for easy separates like a chambray shirt, striped drop crotch pants and onesies. Everything is usually under $10 and that makes me happy and I'm not gutted if it gets ruined or he outgrows it super quickly.  However, everything alway goes on sale and quickly - so what to buy what you until its majorly discounted! 

Gap: We have a bunch of summer outfits from here all in 3-6 month. I will say Baby Gap runs B I G. But Fritz is almost able to fit into a 6-12. They are having a great sale right now where nearly everything is 50% + and extra 20%. I ordered him two little pairs of camo joggers and some long sleeve henly onesies. Again, nothing really over $10-$20 here. Last summer I shopped their sale rack for 6-12 month fall sweaters which will be perfect for the next few months! 

H & M: I just picked him up some sweatshirts and pants for fall. He is growing out of his 3-6 month summer clothes at a rapid rate. H & M does tend to run a little weird their 4-6 month clothes were small and their 6-9 month clothes were H U G E. I also really think you need to see their stuff in person. The quality varies. 

Burt's Bees: Love their shortalls for daycare. Very affordable and wash really well. Bonus: Amazon Prime. 

Target: I'm sort of particular here. I like their Cat & Jack line for pants and shorts. Their Cloud Island Kimono onesies and the Afton Street brand, which is a little more on the "cool baby" side of things. I'm not really into the dress your baby up like a dino or make him wear frogs head to toe *and before you judge me, remember I grew him. He's my human doll. I can dress him in whatever I like. (JK.) 

TJ MAXX: Our TJ MAXX is like a baby heaven. They have Aiden and Anais, Little Unicorn, Vineyard Vines - - - all of the things for like $7.99 a pop. So, when I have time to dig, I go there! I have a feeling he will reject my preppy/hipster baby vibes sooner than later and demand to wear all Under Armor and Nike and in that case, its coming from TJ MAXX as well. 

Zara: Usually I have such a hard time ordering online for Fritz from Zara, but placed an order this morning and am thrilled with what I got! Some cute henleys, pocket t-shirts, harem pants and the prices were amazing. Here is a small clip of my order. 

 

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Special Occasion:

Florence Eiseman: This is a Milwaukee based brand that I wore when I was a baby, as did my two sisters, but its incredibly expensive. My mom picked up Fritz a bunch of pieces and while they aren't his everyday style, he looks so cute in them! I can't wait to see him in these for Christmas with a little white oxford. 

 

Florence Eiseman Christmas Overalls

 

*Yes, Fritz has velvet Christmas overalls. 

 

Beaufort Bonnet Company: Again, these are special occasion outfits. We do not need to spend $60+ on a Jon Jon for him to spit up on all day.  That being said, his Gigi did think he needed a special one for the Fourth of July in San Diego and the quality is really lovely. 

SK Creations: I LOVE their stuff. The most incredible monogramming and the softest fabric. If you check out the Etsy store, you might recognize a little model on there! SK Creations made Fritz's coming home outfit and another shortall that he lived in this summer. These are more than I usually spend on everyday outfits, but $20 for a MONOGRAMMED romper is priced so well! 

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Recent Buys.

I was going to write a post on my favorite "budget friendly" items, but I have to be realistic. In that my life is a pretty good balance of save vs. splurge. Right now I want Fritter to have the best, so most of my $$$ goes to baby gear. 

 

Molly Grimm Current Favorites: Apple Watch, Z Supply, MDS Stripes, RMS Beauty

One. Would it be lovely to have the Hermes Apple Watch Band? Why, Yes! Do I need it, nope. This was the perfect dupe at $13.99. I love the taupe/green color and it looks rich. I went to see my sweet friend, Claire, and she coyly asked if I had on a Hermes band. Almost, but this one cost me $.34 because I had some Amazon Card points. 

two. Z Supply T-shirts have become my new favorite. They are a little bit slouchy, a little bit oversized, and on the longer side. Bonus they are only $34.99. Which is a steal if you love Vince and Splendid as much as I do. I plan on ordering the Grey Burnout and Green Burnout for fall. Perfect for under a suede Moto Jacket. 

three. Rent the Runway - Unlimited has been a live saver this summer with weddings, vacations and events. I plan to hold onto it for a few friends' baby showers in September, wedding events in October, a trip to Napa and another wedding in November. It saves me money paying $159 a month so I don't splurge on trendy items like this MDS Stripes dress that I adored wearing in San Diego. Someone, please order this! 

four. This RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer has saved my life. I'm not huge into green beauty, but this product goes on smooth in two seconds. It isn't full coverage and doesn't and doesn't look cakey, its super light and gets the job done for quick morning errands (hello, daycare drop-off) or weekends. 

 

*UPDATE: MY watch band is sold out in the El Toupe Color by V MORO. I will keep an eye out for it. In the meantime I do LOVE the rich cognac color. BUT this appears to be the EXACT BAND just under a different brandname: buy it here!