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Our pick of the cutest summer clothes for babies and toddlers

Section: Toddler

With the weather getting warmer it's not always easy to dress your little ones comfortably. Whether you're going out for the day or jetting off on holiday, you want something that looks nice but is practical in the summer, so we've found the best summer outfits that you will love for your baby or toddler! 

Best summer outfits for babies and toddlers:

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1) Red strawberrry playsuit, £14.50, Mothercare

This brightly coloured playsuit is perfect for girls this summer, with it's lightweight fabric and elasticated underarms and legs for comfort. Available in sizes 9 months - 6 years. 
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2) Appliqué Boat T-Shirt And Shorts Set, £12 - £15, Next

Made from 100% cotton, this comfy outfit looks smart and would be ideal for a trip to the beach. With an elasticated waist, it provides little ones with comfort to move around freely. 
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3) Guess How Much I Love You Dress, £12.50, Matalan

This adorable yellow dress is available in sizes newborn to 12 months and is the perfect summer outfit. This cute outfit will definitely keep your little one cool this summer, and has a little sewn bunny in the corner with "Guess how much I love you" written on. 
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4) Vest top and shorts, £3.99, H&M

This little set comes in 4 different styles, but we love the tiger one! It's very summery, and is designed to keep your little boy comfortable as it's made from 100% cotton. It's also great value for money! 
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5) Grid romper and bonnet, £25, OMB London

If this isn't the cutest little romper I don't know what is! Available in two colours, pink and white, this little set is perfect for a day out in the sun, keeping your little one cool and comfortable in the summer heat. 
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6) Cotton Dungaree Shorts, £5.99,  H&M

These organic cotton dungarees will be ideal for sunny weather. Either let your little one wear it on it's own or pair with a coloured t-shirt for those cooler summer days! 
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7) Black Stripe Tassel Playsuit, £12, River Island

The colourful tassels really make this adorable outfit! The jersey material makes it breathable so your little one can run around without feeling too hot and uncomfortable. So if you're jetting off on holiday or heading out for the day, this outfit might just be the one to dress your little one in.
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8) Octopus Romper & Hat Set, £38, Baby Mori

Made from 30% organic cotton and 70% bamboo fabric, this outfit is a breathable fit that any baby will feel comfortable in on those warm days. The hat is also reversible so that it can be paired with other outfits! Available in sizes newborn to 24 months. 
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9) Slipfree Socks, £14.95, I love slip free

These slip free socks are definitely worth the purchase. The firm-grip soles help to prevent slipping on wet or dry floors and they also protect feet from hot sand! They come in a variety of colours, patterns and sizes! Whilst the socks help to prevent slipping, it's always good to still remain careful and act sensible. 
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10) Stripe Towelling All-In-One, £12-£14, Next

If you're wanting something comfy for your little one after a day at a beach, by the pool, or even in a paddling pool on your garden, then this all-in-one is the perfect outfit for warming your little one up. It's cotton lining will keep them snug and warm when drying off without having to just sit, wrapped up in a towel - you can carry on with your day! 
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11) Pink Unicorn Swimsuit, £14-£16, Next

What little girl doesn't love unicorns? This magical, sunsafe swimsuit has UV protection factor 50+ which helps keep your little one safe in the sun. Available in sizes 3 months to 7 years. 
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12) Cream Safari Romper, £8.25, Sainsbury's

This smart safari romper is ideal for a summers day out! With short sleeves and poppers down the front for easy changing, your little one will look adorbale and feel comfortable and fresh. It's matching hat will also help to keep the sun off of their little face! 
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13) Jersey Vest Top & Shorts, £5.99, H&M

This lovely little outfit has a cute bow detail on the straps and an elasticated waist on the shorts for a comfy fit. This would be an ideal outfit for any day or occassion this summer! Available in sizes 4 months to 4 years. 
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14) 3 Piece Animal Swimsuit, £16-£20, M&S

This swimsuit is ideal for the whole year, with the top providing extra protection and warmth in cooler weather, and the hat keeping your little ones head safe from the sun. With UV protection factor 50+, this fun safari swim outfit will help to keep little ones protected from the sun. 

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
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Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys and became a volunteer at a Hospice at 11 years old, helping to fundraise for 10 years. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum, offering help and advice, too.

 

 
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