Parenting trends: hot + cool colors

by on March 4, 2010

in Flippin' awesome (For Boys),Flippin' Sweet (For Girls),Link love

When I walked into the studio for speesees organic baby clothing last month, I was instantly enchanted by the color combos of the apparel on display. The proprietress, Rachel, was wearing a striking palette herself – a hot red sweater paired with a cool turquoise shirt. Over the next few weeks, I found this pairing all around me. It must be the new hottest (or coolest) thing. Is red the new pink? And aqua is the new blue?

I like it.

hotandcoolboard

Pictured above:

Dragon onesie from Etsy
Horsie kimono-style onesie from speesees
Firetruck birthday invite from PaperCulture.com
Book: Hot Mama: How to Have a Babe and Be a Babe by Karen Salmansohn
Western Chief Infant/Toddler Cherry Print Rain Boot

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Shirt and skirt from Noah and Lilah on Etsy.

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RookieMoms.com co-founder Whitney lives with her husband, son, and daughter in the San Francisco Bay Area where she writes about parenting, crafts, and activities that moms can do with babies in tow. She and Heather also publish 510Families.com, a site for East Bay parents and are the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know.

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