What To Wear | Where To Shop

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Shopping For Your Family Session

I love it when we get to mix and match or even have time for a quick outfit change. It adds variety to a session and a personal touch. But where does everyone always get those cute outfits?! If you’re like me, you never get to go to the store- I haven’t seen the inside of a grocery store since Walmart started doing free pick up, and forget about browsing my local Target. So, if you are short on time like I am, here is my go-to list to make shopping a breeze!

(Also check out Top 7 Tips To Dress Your Kid)

Here are my favorite places to look for cute outfits for your next session!

Favorite Places to Shop

Price points: $-cheap, $$-average, $$$-high, $$$$-expensive

Children

  1. Alice & Ames Fun, twirly, classic dresses for girls $$$$

  2. HM.com I consider H&M the holy grail for all things boy and men. Their price point is ridiculously low, and the clothes are my favorite. Their trouser pants are around $10 and are amazing quality. Amazing. Keep in mind that H&M sizes are a little different, and they run big. If your son is an average size 4, buy him the size 3-4 pants. The 4-5 seems like the obvious choice, but they’ll be too long and too big around the waist. $-$$

  3. Zara.com This site is not so much my secret anymore but I’m ok with it. There are so many adorable pieces and accessories. Check it out! $$-$$$$

  4. Jcrew.com Guys! I seriously adore their shoe collections for children and don’t even get me started on the kids line! $$$$

  5. Joyfolie.com So many shoes! For girls and women. And if you’re looking for layers- amazing dresses, jackets, caplets. $$$$

  6. Gap.com I love Gap for their “basics”. Just about anything you’d need, you’ll find on their website. $$-$$$

  7. Forever21.com Cute clothes for women of all sizes (and men!) on the cheap. I get a little lost here to be honest but their deals are too amazing not to check out. $-$$

  8. Fleuranddot.com The most adorable girls clothing you’ll ever find if you’re vintage-inspired in your look. Hands down. $$$$

  9. Remie Girl I absolutely love this shop so much- think Alice and Ames! $$

  10. Hannah Anderson All the basics for boys and girls in adorable fun patterns and colors. This is a go-to for me for sure (they even have family pj sets!) $$$

  11. Well Dressed Wolf Boutique quality, girly and vintage all at the same time. $$$$

  12. Tea Collection Has a similar feel to Gap but with different prints and more options. $$

  13. Shop James Vintage and timeless for boys and girls $$$$

Mama

  1. Alter Ego This amazing and fun store reminds me of Free-People but less mola! $$$

  2. Modcloth.com A fun, flirty and pretty affordable site for women’s timeless dresses, fun tops and the best shoes and accessories! $$-$$$

  3. Freepeople.com Free People makes my heart sing. Think easy, breezy, and boho chick. Plus there is now one in the woodlands mall! $$$-$$$$

  4. Anthropologie.com It’s a little bit more on the expensive side, but the clothes are quality, unique and last forever. $$$$

  5. Saved By The Dress From formal to casual or beach vacation- this online store has so many options at great prices. $$$

  6. Hazel and Olive I think this store has a southern vibe to it and I just can’t hate them for that. From adorable sweater dresses to the summer maxi of your dreams. $$

  7. Zara.com This site is not so much my secret anymore but I’m ok with it. There are so many adorable pieces and accessories. Check it out! $$-$$$$

  8. Shop The Mint Southern to the max! $$

  9. Henly For the super hip chick, I sometimes think this place is too cool for me but also love their outfits so so much. $$-$$$$

  10. Sophie & Trey 

  11. Piper and Scoot

  12. Roolee

  13. Wren & Ivory Classic outfits that do you justice and look good for any occasion. They double as nursing and maternity gowns too! $$-$$$

  14. ASOS $-$$$

  15. Altar’d State Guys! I love this store. You can shop them locally in The Woodlands Mall, or online. Think boho, vintage chic. Literally, they have everything. $$-$$$$

  16. Zara.com This site is not so much my secret anymore but I’m ok with it. There are so many adorable pieces and accessories. Check it out! $$-$$$$

  17. Show Me Your Mumu

  18. Opal + June Rentals Rent a formal gown or a nice dress for any occasion from this amazing local vendor. $$$

Maternity

  1. Mama Bump Rentals

  2. FillyBoo Maternity

  3. Pink Blush Maternity

  4. Wren & Ivory


Ashley Newman Photography is a Woodlands Family Photographer and Storyteller specializing in outdoor family photography. In addition to lifestyle family portraits, Ashley offers day-in-the-life legacy sessions, outdoor maternity sessions, fresh 48 hospital portraits and in-home newborn photography. Ashley serves Montgomery county areas including Spring, The Woodlands, Conroe, and Magnolia.