FASHION: kids' stuff

Children's clothes should be bright, fun and funky - and this season, they are. Mix colourful quilted jackets, stripy shirts and chunky boots - and what have you got? A winter wonderland

Main picture, left: JAMPA wears waist- coat, pounds 14, at Marks & Spencer; skirt, by Rendery, pounds 24, at Harrods, London SW1; and boots, pounds 34, at Buckle My Shoe, 18 St Christopher's Place, W1. My First Sony, from Shasonic Mega- store, 42 Tottenham Court Road, W1.

Far left, top: ISOBEL wears cardigan, pounds 14; and trousers, pounds 11; both at Principles for Kids (0171 927 1443 for store details); blouse, pounds 7.99, at Boots.

Far left, bottom: ELLA wears pinafore dress, pounds 18; cardigan, pounds 16; and T-shirt, pounds 9; all at Principles for Kids, as above. Socks and suede boots, pounds 9.99, at Boots. (Thanks to Chanel for No. 5.)

Opposite, left to right: TESS wears dress, by Mimi, pounds 29.95; tights, by Country Kids, both at Selfridges, W1; shirt, pounds 34.50, at Oilily, 9 Sloane Street, SW1 (01225 445907 for stockists); cardigan, pounds 12.99, at Boots; boots, pounds 27.50, at Dr Martens Dept Store, WC2 (01604 494262 for stockists).

DAN wears shirt, pounds 9, at House of Fraser branches; cardigan, pounds 35, at French Connection, 249 Regent Street, W1, and Harrods; and trous-ers with braces, pounds 15, at BhS. Shoes, pounds 27.50, at Dr Martens, as before.

MILES wears shirt, pounds 12, at BhS; trou-sers, pounds 9, at House of Fraser; waistcoat, pounds 58, at Katchy Glitz (0171 924 2920 for stockists); glitter boots, pounds 34, at Buckle My Shoe, as before. Penny whistles from The Early Learning Centre (01793 831300 for stockists)

Main picture, left to right: MILES wears Dennis the Menace T-shirt, pounds 12, at BhS; bomber jacket, by Joe Bloggs, pounds 26; trousers, pounds 14; both at selected House of Fraser stores. Boots, pounds 37, at Buckle My Shoe, as before.

DAN wears Dennis the Menace T-shirt, pounds 7; zip-front shirt, pounds 11; jeans, pounds 8, all at BhS. Patent boots, pounds 27, at Dr Martens, as before. Drum from The Early Learning Centre.

Above, top: NICOLE wears printed velvet dress, by Irene Renee, pounds 84.95; and Country Kids tights; both at Selfridges. Boots, pounds 34, at Buckle My Shoe, as before.

Above: EMMA wears tutu, pounds 29.95; ballet pumps, pounds 7.95; and Country Kids tights, all at Selfridges. Tiara, pounds 9.95, at Harrods.

Below: OLIVIA wears jersey all-in-one suit, pounds 12, at Sasti, 23 Portobello Green Arcade, W10 (0181 960 1125 for catalogue)

Main picture, from left to right: NICOLE wears quilted jacket, pounds 28; checked dress, pounds 20; both at Principles for Kids, as before; checked shirt, pounds 10.99, at Boots; petticoat, pounds 24, at French Connection, as before. Tights by Country Kids from Selfridges (0181 769 9349 for more stockists). Boots, pounds 22.99, at branches of Next.

JAMPA wears silver jacket, pounds 60; smock dress, pounds 48; both at French Connection. Suede 'cow' bag, pounds 36, at Redwall boutique at Harvey Nichols. Patent boots, pounds 27.50, at Dr Martens.

EMMA wears quilted anorak, pounds 135; shirt, pounds 34.50; fairisle tank top, pounds 64; checked shorts with a skirt front, pounds 45; and stripy tights, all at Oilily, as before. Boots, pounds 27.50, at Dr Martens.

Above: JACK wears hooded top, pounds 6.99; and matching pants, pounds 6.99; both at Mothercare. Socks from Boots. Telephone from The Early Learning Centre.

Below: ELLA wears velvet jacket, pounds 12.99, at The Early Learning Centre (01793 831300 for stockists); cotton sweatshirt with hearts, pounds 46.85, at Oilily; leggings, pounds 6.95, at Mothercare. Socks from Sock Shop.

Bottom: OSCAR wears cable knit sweater, pounds 9, at BhS; velvet trousers, pounds 6.99, at The Early Learning Centre. ELLA as before

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