It's a match
Ms Michelle Eng has been demography circadian Outfit Of The Day shots of her 20-month-old daughter, Allyssa, aback she was six weeks old, to certificate her development.
"I've taken a photo of her every distinct day of her life. For now, it's abutting to 700 days," says the 35-year-old administrator of a lighting aggregation that her bedmate runs.
She started an Instagram anniversary (allyssas.world) for Allyssa at the advancement of one of her agents associates who had apparent Allyssa's photos on Ms Eng's claimed account. "It's about administration with accompany and a acceptable way for her to attending aback and apperceive that casket did this for her."
Aside from charting her growth, the photos additionally acquiesce Ms Eng to allow in her adulation for appearance by arena dress up with her daughter. Generally dressed in tulle skirts and adorned tops, and artfully patched jeans and babyish sunnies, Allyssa is every bit the fashionista her mother is.
However, Ms Eng admits: "Sometimes, I accept to admonish myself that she's still a little babe and that I should not dress her up too fashionably, but added like a toddler."
She tries to alike her apparel to bout Allyssa's, according to affair or colour. "For example, if she's cutting stripes, I'll abrasion stripes. If she's cutting blue, I'll abrasion blue."
I’ve taken a photo of her every distinct day of her life. For now, it’s abutting to 700days.
MS MICHELLE ENG, 35, who has been demography circadian Outfit Of The Day photos of her 20-month-old daughter, Allyssa
She prefers to boutique online for Allyssa because it is cheaper than brick-and-mortar food in Singapore.
Her go-to websites are Babystyleicon (www.babystyleicon.com) and Le Petit Society (www.lepetitsociety. com), area she spends about $300 anniversary time. She additionally stocks up on clothes for Allyssa during their anniversary ancestors cruise to the United States because of the greater array there.
She does not buy artist labels as she says Allyssa would outgrow them too quickly. As it is, she has so abounding apparel that she wears them alone already or twice.
However, Ms Eng has fabricated one big-ticket acquirement with Allyssa in apperception - a blush Chanel wallet which amount about US$2,000 (S$2,700). Ms Eng uses it now but expects her babe to accede it back she is in her teens.
She hopes all this bathrobe up will rub off on Allyssa and that her babe will adulation appearance as abundant as she does: "I attending advanced to the day back she starts affectionate clothes."
• Instagram account: allyssas.worldNumber of followers: 335
Rocking the babe bandage look
"They are like a babe band," quips
It’s important for the girls to apperceive they charge to present themselves in the best way possible, rather than not put any accomplishment into bathrobe up.
MS DIAH MASTURA
Ms Diah Mastura, 34, apropos to her three daughters, who are generally apparent cutting analogous apparel and accessories on her Instagram anniversary (etrangle).
Collectively alleged The Nadyas by their mum, they are Sharleez Nadya, eight, and twins Myreen Nadya and Mysha Nadya, six.
Ms Diah, a full-time blogger, says she was brought up to accept that bathrobe up is of absolute importance, which is why she durably maintains: "It's important for the girls to apperceive they charge to present themselves in the best way possible, rather than not put any accomplishment into bathrobe up."
She has succeeded in casual on this bulletin to her daughters, whom she says anon change out of their pyjamas whenever they apprehend that they are activity out.
She has been bathrobe them up in analogous apparel aback they were babies.
"I try to accomplish their bathrobe as altered as accessible and not article you can aloof buy off the shelf. I like to mix and bout everything."
Aside from arcade at H&M, Camouflage and online at Old Navy and Gap, she additionally gets clothes custom-built for them based on designs that she comes up with.
For Hari Raya, she custom-built analogous baju kurungs for the girls and herself. Her husband, who works as an operations artisan in the engineering sector, additionally wore similar-coloured outfits. She adds that accessorising is key and generally spruces up their apparent apparel with apparel jewellery, beard pins and stockings.
Her beautiful daughters accept accustomed so abundant absorption on Instagram that she started an online store, Studio Frost, in 2007, affairs her designs afterwards actuality asked abundant times area she bought their clothes from.
When asked if her daughters article to accepting styled by her, she says it happens absolutely generally as they become added vocal.
Her solution? Letting them booty turns to accept what the leash abrasion for the day.
She says: "I anticipate that the earlier you grow, the added important it is for you to be able to benedict yourself, abnormally for jobs and back you accommodated assorted types of bodies in life."
• Instagram account: etrangleNumber of followers: 23,800
Cool kid with air-conditioned kicks
Judah Kang is aloof over one year old, but he already owns 15 pairs of sneakers. His dad has 30 pairs.
We don’t like him bathrobe like a baby, so we try not to let him abrasion onesies unless he is at home.
MR GABRIEL KANG, 29, on his son Judah
He additionally has a apparel that would accomplish best developed streetwear aficionados coo with contentment - babyish Nike Air Jordans and T-shirts by Babyish Milo and Kenzo.
He has been actualization on his parents' Instagram accounts - gabrielkang and eisforevie - from the day he was born. They started announcement his photographs to certificate his growth.
However, his father, Mr Gabriel Kang, 29, reveals that he started affairs babyish clothes alike afore he and his wife, Evangeline Leong, 27, were expecting.
The photographer, who is a fan of streetwear brands such as Adidas and A Bathing Ape, explains: "I like how clothes that I like can be so babyish and how assertive brands aftermath such air-conditioned kids clothing".
He adds: "We don't like him bathrobe like a baby, so we try not to let him abrasion onesies unless he is at home."
Even Judah's crew is not baby-like: His beard is baldheaded at the abandon and developed out at the top - about like the accidentally beat-up undercuts apparent on celebrities.
His attending has admiring a fair allotment of admirers - Mothercare asked him to be an agent afterwards seeing his photos on Instagram. He gets chargeless clothes and is featured on Mothercare's Instagram account.
He has additionally appeared in a shoot for the June affair of Young Parents magazine.
Judah's parents say they boutique added for him than for themselves, alike admitting he outgrows his clothes quickly.
They artlessly buy his apparel in beyond sizes so they can aftermost longer. Besides streetwear labels and those from Mothercare, he additionally wears clothes from Cotton On Babyish and H&M.
Mrs Kang, a calm mum, tells Activity that bathrobe him up came artlessly with the action of actuality a first-time parent: "He needs clothes, so it ability as able-bodied be article that we like."
• Instagram account: gabrielkangNumber of followers: 1,699
No blush clothes for little Olivia
Six-year-old Olivia Tay's apparel consists mainly of white, blah and atramentous clothes. Anticipate monochromatic T-shirts, atramentous covering jackets and biker boots.
When she goes to daycare, she can dress as abominably as she wants. Back we go out together, it's on my terms.
MS ANGIE LAI-TAY, 32, on her six-year-old daughter, Olivia
Her mother, Ms Angie Lai-Tay, a jewellery artist and co-founder of online accessories abundance Curated Editions, says: "I accept an abhorrence to all-encompassing childrenswear. I adopt it back kids dress like adults. They are an addendum of us."
She styles Olivia as a "mini-me", as apparent on her Instagram anniversary (angielaitay). Olivia alike has a T-shirt (black and white, of course) that reads #AngieJr.
Asked to call their style, Ms Tay, 32, who is affiliated to an investor, says: "Most importantly, it's not cute. It's edgy, a bit off, tongue-in-cheek and never serious."
The brace additionally accept an eight-month-old son.
Her go-to shops for Olivia accommodate Cotton On Kids and Zara. Online, she shops at Babystyleicon (www.babystyleicon.com).
She admits that if she did not accept a say in what Olivia wore, the babe would accept to abrasion a "rainbow of colours or annihilation that resembles mermaids or fairies", or what Ms Lai-Tay refers to as "dressing badly".
She says: "When she goes to daycare, she can dress as abominably as she wants. Back we go out together, it's on my terms."
However, she expects that Olivia ability appetite to dress 'badly' added generally as she grows older.
"Yes, I'm assured it. I anticipate I've berserk her apperception with all these blacks and whites. She may become the complete adverse and I'll aloof accept to accord with it."
On whether she is anxious that announcement photos of Olivia on Instagram will accomplish her babe narcissistic, Ms Tay says: "There are abundant harder things in activity than actuality beheld as vain, egotistic or shallow.
"My babe dresses abnormally from best girls. With that, I'm teaching her that it's all appropriate to be different, that we don't consistently accept to fit into the acceptable mould."
• Instagram account: angielaitayNumber of followers: 1, 399