Our pick of the cutest summer clothes for babies and toddlers


by Mother & Baby |

When the weather heats up 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 cute but is practical in the summer, and keeps your youngster cool in the sizzling heat.

Remember whatever outfit you go for, pair it with a hat (the summer's must-have accessory) to keep your child protected from the sun.

Here's our pick of the best summer outfits on the market right now...

Best summer outfits for babies and toddlers

Yellow linen baby romper

Yellow linen baby romper

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If you're looking for a cute and comfy style oozing with classic charm, choose the Yellow Linen Bubble Baby Romper. Made from a soft cotton and linen mix, it's available in a vibrant mustard yellow hue that is both chic and fun. You'll have lots of fun creating a variety of looks by layering different pieces underneath it, or wear it alone for very warm days.

Navy dungarees seagull set

Navy dungarees seagull set

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If you're looking for the perfect pieces to layer up for a cute day-time look, the 2-Piece Navy Seagull Print Baby Dungarees Set is sure to fit the bill.

An adorable pair of dungarees featuring seagulls wearing their colourful JoJo stripes printed all over is designed to be worn over the contrasting Breton-inspired T-shirt, for a look that's stylish and modern.

And because the dungarees are crafted from soft jersey cotton, babies will feel super comfy all day long.

Dina Slub Dress

Dina Slub Dress

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Perfect for keeping cool when summer is in full bloom, this sleeveless Dina Slub Dress is inspired by India's valleys of beautiful flora and fauna.

In a floaty A-line design with a handy elasticated neckline that allows your little one to dress themselves easily. Pair with a cardigan for a warm layer when it's still a bit chilly out.

Carsen Applique T-shirt

Carsen Applique T-shirt

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We absolutely love the fiesta feel of this colourful summer t-shirt from Frugi.

With either a cool Croc character, a colourful Cow applique, a fab Elephant design or a playful Truck on the front, this short-sleeved tee is great for popping over shorts to create a cool summer outfit.

Cotton romper suit

Cotton romper suit

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A floaty cotton jumpsuit or romper is a must for summer and Hu0026M have really nailed it this year with a huge selection of adorable rompers to choose from. This dusty rose colour is one of our faves, with flounce-trimmed shoulder straps and elastication at the top of the back for easy dressing.

3 Pack Appliqué Sleepsuits

3 Pack Appliquu00e9 Sleepsuits

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This sweet multipack of sleepsuits includes three designs with bright summery appliqué details. Made from pure cotton that is comfortable to wear and stays soft after repeated washing and tumble drying.

Applique' Short Set - Aqua Blue Under The Sea

Appliqueu0026#039; Short Set - Aqua Blue Under The Sea

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How brilliant is this beach set from Boden! This ready-made short set is just the thing to help summer days get off to a smooth start. There are two design options, featuring gorgeous embroidered and appliqué detailing. An adjustable drawcord on the waistband means your little one can explore in comfort.

Available in 0-3months up to 3-4yrs.

5pk Pure Cotton Sea Creatures Bodysuits

5pk Pure Cotton Sea Creatures Bodysuits

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At £5 for the set these bodysuits are great value. Plus they're made with organic cotton!

The all-over print designs include fish, whales, jellyfish and crocodiles, along with stripes and solid colours. An envelope neck and popper fastening makes dressing easy peasy.

Jersey Appliqué Short Set - Pink Lemonade Vintage Floral

Jersey Appliquu00e9 Short Set - Pink Lemonade Vintage Floral

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Bright colours and intricate appliqué detailing on this short set make it perfect for summer days. Crafted from pure cotton jersey, this duo is supersoft and comfortable. The bottoms feature a wriggle-friendly stretchy waistband as well as an adjustable drawcord and practical patch pockets. Poppers on the top make for quick and easy changing.

Girls Sleeveless Floral Romper

Girls Sleeveless Floral Romper

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Keep baby cool and comfy on the warmest days with this pretty romper. Featuring a delicate yellow floral print and lace frill trim, it's sure to be one of your favourites in her first wardrobe.

3pk Pure Cotton Fish T-Shirts

3pk Pure Cotton Fish T-Shirts

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With striped designs and cute fish, this t-shirt pack is a weekend and weekday hero. Team with shorts, jeans, cords, skirts, dungarees, or even some swimmers for a splash at the beach!

Sleeveless romper suit

Sleeveless romper suit

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This cute cotton jersey romper is available in two patterns, nautical stripes or this bright sealife print. The fabric is lovely and soft, plus you can layer over a t-shirt or pair it with sleeves if it gets a bit nippy. Also a fab pairing with jelly sandals or trainers!

Patch Pocket Jersey Dresses 3 Pack

Patch Pocket Jersey Dresses 3 Pack

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With three colourful designs to choose from your little one will be spoilt for choice this summer! And at £9 for the pack, its' a bargain. We love the peachy vibes and the sweet giraffe print of this set, but there are lots of other design options in the same dresses set, plus patterned t-shirts too.

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