20 of the most adorable holiday outfits for kids
It's the most wonderful time of the year (to dress up)
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It’s beginning to look a lot like fall, and with the season changing, that means that the holidays are right around the corner. While there are a lot of us who are looking forward to those special dinners, some of us are waiting to see what outfits to buy for our little ones.
Children have a great advantage when it comes to holiday outfits. They're essentially just small people, so almost everything looks adorable on them, and a lot of the holiday season fashions aren’t nearly as expensive as they are for adults. There are also so many options for buying holiday outfits, from popular brands like Carter's to more niche favorites like Maisonette. We searched the internet and found some of the top-rated holiday outfits you can buy in 2020.
1. This adorable glow-in-the-dark sibling set
Remember the Care Bears? While your kids may or may not remember the classic cartoon, they will love this glow-in-the-dark costume. How many costumes can be cute and scary at the same time? Your kiddo will never get enough of this outfit—and it makes for incredibly adorable Halloween photos. Reviewers say that this runs a bit bigger than unusual, but it’s a big hit with their kids.
2. This fall t-shirt that speaks the truth
If this is your little one’s first Halloween or fall, you can celebrate the occasion by dressing your baby in this pumpkin patch onesie. Whether you're getting ready for an in-house photoshoot or a stroll to enjoy the crisp, fall leaves, this onesie is perfect for the occasion.
Reviewers say the material of the onesies are high quality and the graphics last a long time.
3. This fun shirt with wings
Your child will feel like a super shark with this costume and t-shirt mashup. Perfect for Halloween or any other time your kid wants to unleash their inner superhero—or inner shark. Kids will love that their shirt has flaps and wings, so when they're ready to take off running, their shirt can give them that extra boost! Just don't be shocked when your kid won't stop singing Baby Shark.
Reviewers say kids love to spin around in this shirt and that it’s snag resistant.
4. This festive pumpkin knit cap
Need to keep your baby's head warm during those chilly fall nights? It doesn't get better than this 5-star knitted cap, which features a little green stem and Jack-o'-lantern face sewn on the front. This cap also comes in a reindeer pattern and turkey pattern, so if you've missed the boat on Halloween shipping, you can still get a style for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Reviewers say this cap is incredibly soft and—unsurprisingly—perfect for Halloween.
5. An adorable harvest sweater you'll wish they made in adult sizes
Your little one will enjoy wearing this every day during the fall. It can be dressed up or down and it’s suitable for family photos or just a play day in the park. Available in sizes 12 months to 4T, your child will cherish this sweater for years to come. Pair it with khakis and you've got the perfect Thanksgiving getup. Reviewers say this is a must-have staple for their little boy’s wardrobe and the quality is great.
6. A two-piece set that says what we're all thinking
Thanksgiving is about family, love, and leftovers—and this two-piece isn't afraid to put the food first. This set comes in four toddler sizes and features a number of happy turkeys trotting over the text. Reviewers give it 5 stars and say they're well-loved among their children.
7. A turkey dress with happy pockets
This turkey-focused dress comes with a gray one-piece and a brown polka-dotted dress, which has two small pockets with smiling turkeys. This dress has 5 stars on the Carter's website and is made from super-soft cotton. Pair it with a turkey knit cap for an incredible Thanksgiving-day look. Reviewers say it's incredibly cute, but warn that it doesn't stretch, so you'll want to buy the exact size you need.
8. This sweet autumn dress perfect for turkey day
This romper is made for the fall days that are still warm and sunny, but pair it with a set of leggings and you've got the perfect Thanksgiving outfit for your little one. It also comes with a matching bow so you can bring the look together and transform your daughter into a beautiful fall holiday princess. It comes in seven styles you can choose from, some with long sleeves and some with large white collars. Reviewers say this romper is adorable but cut a bit short, so order up if you want to wear it as a dress.
9. This Thanksgiving-themed hooded jumpsuit
If it's your baby's first Thanksgiving, check out this adorable hooded jumpsuit that is covered in turkeys. This one-piece is an absolute must-have if you're thinking of doing a Thanksgiving photoshoot. Reviewers give it 4.7 stars and say it's adorable and cozy. And if you're not sold on this jumpsuit, PatPat has a number of Thanksgiving-themed onesies that are just as precious.
10. This adorable Hanukkah-themed sleeper
This precious set of PJs features menorahs, dreidels, and snowflakes. They come in a range of sizes for the whole family, from newborn sizes up to adult ones. More than 80% of reviewers give this set 5 stars, saying they're incredibly high quality and stand up well to multiple washes. We tested these for ourselves and found that they definitely did not disappoint.
11. This reindeer-themed baby bodysuit
Dress your baby in a warm and snug sleep-and play-outfit with this cute reindeer print on it. Prepare yourself and your little for chilly weather in this holiday sleeper that is perfect for travel and for hugs at home. Reviewers give this sleeper 5 stars, saying it's soft, cozy, and high quality.
12. A Star Wars holiday special
Your little one will love this Star Wars pajama set. It’s colorful and features many Star Wars characters as ornaments—your little one may never want to take these off. Made for all genders, this is the perfect combination of nerdy and chic. The set also comes in three additional designs featuring R2-D2, Darth Vader, and two snuggly Stormtroopers sharing a scarf.
Reviewers say this the quality is great and the colors are just as vibrant after several washed.
13. This make-your-own Elf on a Shelf PJ set
Family photos will be a huge thing this year, and finding some cute pajamas to celebrate the holiday cheer can be fun for both you and the family. This set is decked with a delicious looking candy cane on the faux belt with candy cane stripes. This particular item has a variety of styles so you can buy a look for each occasion. Reviewers rave about the quality of both the print and the fabric of the outfit itself.
14. This incredibly fluffy bear suit
Perfect for newborns and babies, this fleece hooded jumpsuit is ideal for wintery days coming from the hospital, going to the doctor’s office, or running anywhere else you need to go while making sure your baby is warm (as well as cute). Your baby teddy bear will be the talk of the town. Reviewers give this a 4.9-star rating after nearly 2,000 reviews, saying this hoodie is warm and comfortable and gives babies plenty of room to grow in to.
15. This holiday velour tracksuit
Heads up: Velour tracksuits are back, and this one is a show stopper! This relaxed, fashionable, and cozy outfit is not only suitable for the winter season, but the colors are also holiday-appropriate. Your baby will crawl in comfort in this cozy velour sweatsuit. Let's be real—being cute while being comfortable is always a fashion goal. This tracksuit has nearly 2,500 reviews and an "excellent" rating on the Mori website.
16. Your baby's first ugly sweater
Your baby’s first ugly holiday sweater will be sweet and memorable in the classic tradition of holiday sweaters. This busy sweater combines everything that makes a holiday sweater ugly: stripes, gaudy holiday sewn patches, and polka dots. Even though it’s called an ugly sweater, it’s everything but that. You and your family will definitely all agree that this ugly sweater is the fairest of them all. Reviewers even call it the perfect sweater for Instagram photos.
17. This 5-star holiday pajama set
Celebrate the holiday season with this three-piece holiday set that will send your kids over the moon and back. It comes with two different pullover tops to give your kids the option to embrace their inner Santa’s helper or to showcase their love for Chris Kringle himself. This set is available in a number of sizes so it can easily become a holiday tradition in your family. Reviewers say that these are cozy, but may run a bit small.
18. This PJ set made for family photos
Get ready for the classic family photos with this matching family pajama set. Now only can your toddler look picture-perfect, the entire family can celebrate the holidays with matching pajamas which will really put the holiday cheer in your household. Nothing says the holidays like a classic red tartan plaid print. Reviewers call these pajamas classic and beautifully made.
New Year's Eve
19. This black-bow-tie onesie
Lace your baby in their first faux long sleeve outfit with a decorative bow tie that will bring this look together. Your infant will look sophisticated and posh for their New Year photos. This outfit looks like it’s a multi-piece, but it’s only a one-piece that gives the illusion of layered pieces. The faux suspenders can also make this outfit a classy costume or a first-holiday dinner look. Either way, your baby will be the talk of the night.
20. This adorable silver puffy jacket
One of the leading brands in fashionable, gender-neutral clothing has a new line just in time for the holiday season. This jacket is bright, water-repellent, and windproof, which helps in colder weather. Your kids will love rocking this jacket on New Year's Eve—who doesn't want to look exactly like the ball that's dropping? It’s suitable for newborns to 24 months. Reviewers love that these fashionable clothes are affordable, colorful, and trendy.
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