Ah, Valentine’s Day. Is any holiday sweeter?
With L-O-V-E in the air, we called on the help of some adorable local cupids to express our affection for you, dear readers. Whether dressed in pretty pink hearts, or suited-up like proper gents, the following pint-sized fashion plates are sure to steal your heart. Enjoy!
Ayden & Inaya Sheikh
Age: 4 Years
Parents: Natalie & Imran Sheikh
These charming twins wear a mix of brands, including Gymboree, Marie-Chantal, Levi’s, Gap, and Zara. Great style runs in the family, passed down from mom as well as dad, the U.S. Director of Aftershock London.
Age: 4 Years
Mom: Ashley Akins
This photogenic young gent goes by ‘Brit,’ according to mom Ashley, the New Faces & Development Director at The Campbell Agency in Dallas. He wears a bowtie from Target, a Gap Kids polo, and a dapper Zara cardigan. Brit’s Union Jack sneakers are straight from London.
Age: 22 Months
Mom: Nas Sabeti
Sweet little Siena likes to keep her look comfy for all the hugs she’ll be giving out this Valentine’s Day. Of special note, she selected her pink hair baubles all on her own. Guess she shares a love of hair and beauty with her mom, co-founder of Pouf Blowout in Mockingbird Station!
Katharine Elizabeth Amely
Age: (almost) 1 Month
Parents: Nancy & Shannon Amely
Can you say, awwwwww? Newborn Katharine is the latest addition to former DFW Style Daily writer Nancy Amely and husband Shannon’s family. Not that she needs any help in the adorable department, but her pink bow is a precious Valentine’s Day touch. Welcome, Katharine!
Age: 2 Years
Parents: Kat & Aaron Armstrong
Cutie-pie Caleb sports an outfit by Old Navy and a picnic check bow tie designed by his entrepreneurial mom. Kat’s company, Baby Bow Tie, specializes in affordable, high-quality accessories for little kids with big style.
Age: 7 Years
Mom: Kristin Smith
Isaiah may have a slight advantage in the wardrobe department, owing to his professional stylist mom, pictured at his side. Kristin, founder of The Clad Life, details her handsome son’s outfit, including jacket and top from H&M, pants from Zara, and classic kicks by Converse.
Jordon Ellis Cottingham
Age: 5 Years
Mom: Vanna Collins
A style icon in the making, Jordon’s perfect pink Old Navy dress is accented by a faux fur vest, sweetheart tights, and camel boots. Her special photo shoot was coordinated by mom Vanna, a fabulous fashion, beauty, and lifestyle host and blogger.
James Rajan Shah
Age: 12 Months
Parents: Shelby & Rajan Shah
Multi-colored plaid and layers from Gap Kids and The Children’s Place keep J.R. cute and cozy for Valentine’s Day fun. His mom Shelby snapped this pic in a rare quiet moment, alongside his vintage-inspired locomotive.
Age: 4 Years
Parents: Rita & Michael Han
London is wearing Tea Collection jeans, a button-down by Ciaomarco, and another dapper Baby Bow Tie. Mom Rita points out that her son’s unique and international name was inspired by the English capital.
Iyla Grace Mills
Age: 1 Year
Parents: Thais & Dynell Mills
Adorable, exuberant Iyla (a.k.a. “Bibby Gumbo”) wears a cherry red tulle tutu – and more than a little glitter. Her Valentine’s Day look is topped off in loving fashion with a hand-painted floral head wrap from her mom’s beautiful line, Thais Flowers. Photos here, and at top, by Sees The Day Happy Snaps.
All portraits courtesy of individual families. Happy Valentine’s Day from the team at DFW Style Daily!