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Mini Subway Street Style

The cutest, tiniest and most stylish commuters you ever did see.

Mini Subway Street Style

Trying to get your style groove back (never mind squeeze in a shower) after having a babe can be… a challenge. Between feedings, diaper changes and all the laundry loads, fashion may trickle down to the bottom of your priority list. But at some point (though it may not feel like it now), you’ll find your head above water and will be on the lookout for some style inspiration. Our favorite place to turn to? The good old New York City subway.

We recently headed underground and found that the subway platform is indeed jam-packed with inspiring styles. Not just on the care-free, well-rested, childless set we assumed would be our source of inspiration, but also on the tiny riders that we moms are dressing every day. That’s right, turns out that you never lost your style groove after all -- you’ve just been channeling all your style energy into your babe. And for good reason. You mamas are turning heads left and right, making us daydream about mini-fashion that we wish came in our size.

And here’s the proof. Check out 6 of the most stylish kiddos in town and stay with us to the end of this mini subway street style eye-feast to get an exclusive discount code from A Gifted Baby.

Name: Hunter Minsoo Yang / Age: 1 year old / Subway line: F

What he’s wearing: Night Owl Tee by Rylee + Cru, Moons Bloomer by Rylee + Cru, Elia Lined Leather Booties by Donsje Amsterdam

Name: Vida Rose Weisberger / Age: 13 months / Subway Line: N/R/Q

What she’s wearing: Organic Cotton Dakota Baby Dress in Modern Dots by Winter Water Factory, Rikia Lined Leather Booties by Donsje Amsterdam, Edith Mini Pom Pom headband by Band of Babes

Name: Quinn Ryan Donaldson / Age: 2 years old / Subway line: Q

What he’s wearing: Medium Grid Oversized Tee in Pima Cotton by tiny cottons, Medium Grid Pima Pants in Pima Cotton by tiny cottons, Pina Leather Star Shoes by Donsje Amsterdam

Name: Isabel Adelola Odunsi / Age: 2 years old / Subway Line: 2/3

What she’s wearing: Bear Cotton/Cashmere Jaquard Snood by The Bonnie Mob, Bear Intarsia Cotton/Cashmere Sweater by The Bonnie Mob, Geometric Jogging Pants by The Bonnie Mob, Taylor Leather Booties by Donsje Amsterdam, Lily Double Pom Headband by Band of Babes

Name: Levon Sparrow Savransky / Age: 10 months / Subway: L

What he’s wearing: Bruce Cotton Cardigan in Ecru by Fanny Belette, Oscar Cotton Chemisette by Fanny Belette, Zelie Cotton Bloomer in Ecru by Fanny Belette, Dalmation Black and White Booties by Donsje Amseterdam

Name: Anaïs Jane Troadec / Age: 3 Months Old / Subway: A

What she’s wearing: Chili Print Romper by Kira Kids , Guitar Leather Lined Booties in Olive by Donsje Amsterdam, Shibori Special Edition Nursing Cover and Sunshade by Galileo Linens

Photography by Belle Savransky

*We are so grateful when brands support our content and community. This post was sponsored by A Gifted Baby. Use the code: WRNYSubStyle for 15% off your next purchase with A Gifted Baby! One use per client, some exclusions apply.

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This article was sponsored by The Kroger Co. Thank you for supporting the brands that supporting Motherly and mamas.

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