How A Mix & Match Capsule Wardrobe Teaches Your Toddler to Dress Themselves

Spring is here, and we refreshed our shelves with all new, easy-to-dress separates! If your little one is showing interest in picking out their own outfits and learning the in’s and out’s of getting dressed, our Gerber® Kids spring attire is for you!

Creating a capsule wardrobe for your toddler is easier than you think, and it’s easier in the long run, too. Gathering a small collection of clothing items to be worn together will help give your toddler simple options to start putting together their own outfits. Whether your kiddo is interested in dinosaurs, flowers, or the color yellow—try seeking out styles that will excite them to get dressed every day.


3 boy's t-shirts in black, gray, yellow and whitecolors
3 girl's t-shirts in pink, white and gray colors


Comfy toddler tees are a must.

Not only will these soft, breathable cotton t-shirts keep your little one cool on a warm, sunny day, but they are easy for little hands to pull on and off. Great to mix and match with their favorite accessories such as joggers, pants, knit shorts or skirts. Available in several adorable color variations to choose from, find the perfect tee here.


3 shorts in blue, black and beige
3 shorts in yellow, white and blue. one pair features lemon pattern.


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After your little picks out their tee for the day, next up is a coordinating (or not!) pair of shorts. Allow your child to choose their outfit for the day even if it may not match perfectly. It’s all part of the teaching process! Self-expression is key to developing healthy self-esteem. These shorts feature gentle elastic waistbands for comfort and easy on and off. Shop these soft knit, pull-on toddler shorts here.


boy's orange t-shirt and olive shorts set
two girl's dresses in white and yellow

Mix and match with other outfits.

Don’t let our 2-piece boys’ outfit sets fool you. Although the tops and bottoms look adorable worn together, they can easily be mixed and matched with your child’s favorite separates. For girls, our dresses are paired perfectly with bike shorts or leggings! Like all our toddler clothes, each piece is designed to help kids master dressing all on their own. Get the looks here.


pajamas sets in yellow with lemon theme
pajamas sets in blue and teal with chameleon


When the day is done, snuggle up in our soft cotton pajamas.

Made with a snug fit, they ensure your little one stays safe the whole night through. A comfy night’s sleep for them, peace of mind for you. Each four-piece set includes one short sleeve pajama top, one long sleeve pajama top & two pairs of long pajama bottoms making them perfect for some great options for bedtime. Grab these cozy mix & match PJ’s here.

What fun outfit combos does your little one like to wear? Be sure to tag us on social and share your favorites @gerberchildrenswear.

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