Thoughts on Coordinating Sibling Outfits

coordinating sibling outfits do or don't HisMrsHerMr 1I’m that mom. The mom who looks at a dress that’s available in multiple sizes and sees opportunity. I am convinced that matching (fashion) moments don’t have to be limited to Christmas jammies. I tend to love coordinating my kids’ clothes and from time to time I will even jump in on the fun if I can find it in my size. (Chuck Taylors for all!)

With the arrival of my second child I was ushered into a whole new world, one in which every outing presented the opportunity for a “matchy matchy” moment. By the time my littlest was 2 she and her sister were #twinning pretty regularly.

A quick scan of the photos that line my mother’s stairway and you will see that, in this case, the apple didn’t fall too far from the tree. My mom did the same thing with my brother and me although we were much closer in age.

Of course, I don’t do it all of the time. They both have their own unique styles and there are certain things they gravitate toward. Sometimes that means a skirt with a pair of converse for one and sandals for the other. Also, the older they get the harder it is finding matching outfits, which often results in me finding similar styles and going from there. With a 10-year-old, I am well aware that my Gap Kids days are numbered.

When people see my daughters matching, they either comment on how cute it is or ask my how long I’m going to do this. The truth is, probably until one of them or both of them object. Right now we’re twinning it up around here for a few different reasons, the two most important ones being:

1. They love it

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