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Fashion Books for the Future Child Stylist

Anna Wintour at work in the Vogue offices for 73 questions

It didn’t take long for me to notice that JetSet Tot was passed the style gene in her DNA. I could tell from a very early age that it was innate and not something she’s learned along the way. She has an impeccable eye for picking out designer duds and because of this, not only a joy to shop for, but with. Now if only my AMEX could only keep up!

Even as a young toddler, she was never into the flashy stuff like: tutus, frills and leopard prints that kids are normally attracted to. She created her own version of preppy rockstar chic that reminded me more of a Gwen Stefani slash Taylor Swift hybrid than Katy Perry with a twist Lady Gaga, or pageant princess.

“Create your own style. Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” Anna Wintour

And the girl never met an accessory she didn’t love. I bet her sunglass collection could rival that of Sir Elton John himself. 

Not afraid to mix trends, patterns and fabrics, she stays true to her personal sense of style, and owns her creations by slapping on a pair of Chuck Taylors or Doc Martens combat boots with a dress. Oh, and the girl can accessorize. She’s my pocket sized Carrie Bradshaw. 

Oh, have I mentioned she’s only 8?

This summer she’ll be attending Fashion Camp, so for now she’s been hooked on getting her hands on everything she can that has to do with the fashion world. In support of her quest, we’ve added these fashion books to her collection that are age appropriate for the tot to tween demographics. She’s learned so much, and correctly identifies period piece costume designs while watching movies and television shows.

Fashion Books for Kids

Designs by Isabelle from American Girl
Eloise’s Guide to Life: Or How to Eat, Dress, Travel, Behave and Stay Six Forever
Fashion Doodles
The Fashion Book
The Fashion Coloring Book
This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade
My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming

The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion

And as a mom with a huge girl crush on Anna Wintour, it’s a thrill to hear her talk about well-known designers and fashion icons throughout history. So that leads me to ask you…

What is your favorite fashion trend?

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Written by Nicole Standley

Nicole Standley

Nicole Standley curates her favorite trends in luxury travel, fine-dining, style + pop culture for The JetSet Family, CBS Los Angeles, Huffington Post and Hilton Hotels. In 2015, she was named Top Family Travel Blogger by both Trip Advisor + Red Tricycle. Instagram: nicoledstandley

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5 COMMENTS
  • Jennifer H January 9, 2015

    What a great collection of style books for the younger generation. These sound fabulous!

  • Scott January 9, 2015

    This is so appropriate for us. My youngest (10) has even started taking fashion camp classes in the summers!

  • Mistee Dawn January 9, 2015

    These books look great for my daughter. She is a budding little fashionista herself. She would love these.

  • Jenn January 9, 2015

    These would be perfect for my little girl, she is almost 8 going on what she thinks is 25. Such style and flare that one.

  • Carlee C January 10, 2015

    My daughter would appreciate this books. She is quite the fashionista at her very young age.

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