As a fashion journalist with two sons, Luca, six, and Freddie, two, I would put money on your never seeing a fashion editor’s child in hot pink or neon yellow — it’s beige, cream and muted blues all the way.
Glance at any front row these days and you’ll find it littered with mini-mes — from babes in arms to toddlers, tweens and teens — pint-sized fashion extensions who generally look a lot better in skinny jeans and Breton tops than their parents do. All the time that fashion people spend considering the right colours and perfect proportions has a knock-on effect on how they dress their children. Add to that the fashion editor’s insider track on pretty much everything shopping related and you have the perfect style storm. So what are the rules to having perfectly turned-out kids? Here, three fashion editors give you the lowdown