How To Plan Twinning Outfits With Your Kids, According To Stylish Moms
Mastering the art of twinning is a special skill. After all, there's a fine line between cute and tacky, and identifying which is which is quite a tricky feat. But not to fret, Metro moms. Here's an easy guide on how you can match outfits with your kids—and ace the fashion game while you're at it!
1. Stick to one color!
The easiest way to pull off a classy mother-and-child outfit is to stick to one color.
The cool kids on the block wear blue! Sarah dons high-waisted denim pants and a structured blazer, while Kai is clad in a denim jacket.
Expectant mom Rica Peralejo-Bonifacio wears twinning outfits with her first son Philip. The two wear gray ensembles—a turtleneck and sweatpants for mommy, and a crew shirt and sweatpants for the soon-to-be kuya.
Geolette Esguerra, Metro.Style Editor-In-Chief
Geolette and her son Wolfgang are both sporting red. The Metro.Style Editor-in-Chief dons an ethereal maxi dress, while her unico hijo is clad in a preppy polo shirt. These looks definitely spell a-d-o-r-a-b-l-e!
Photo: Stan Ong (@stanongphotog)
2. Rock the same material
You and your child can also don different outfits in the same material!
Grace Libero-Cruz, Metro.Style People & Living Editor
Metro.Style editor Grace Libero-Cruz wears a full length wool coat over pants and a white button-down shirt. Meanwhile, her son is styled in a wool vest and trousers ensemble. Huxley's red bow tie complements the subtle red stripes on his mom's coat—now this is how to nail twinning without being too in-your-face.
Photo: Rxandy Capinpin (@rxandy)
Fashion stylist Liz Uy rocks matching denim jackets with her son Xavi. The duo sports basic wardrobe pieces such as white shirts, jeans, and white rubber shoes—you can never go wrong with the classics!
Mariel and her daughter Isabella are dainty as ever in matching tulle dresses. Don't they look like a queen and a princess?
3. Monochrome will never fail you!
Here's a foolproof way of nailing the twinning game: Go monochromatic! Society personality Dr. Vicki Belo and Scarlet Snow strike a pose in white mini dresses.
Dr. Vicki Belo
4. Wear matching prints!
Go loco over prints! Choosing basic geometric shapes like stripes is a quick way to start, but if you're feeling like a risk-taker, go for artsy prints and patterns.
Fitness blogger Jackie Go wears matching athleisure pants and sneakers with her daughter.
Yes, you can also go matchy-matchy with your kids at the beach! Take it from Andi Manzano-Reyes, who recently launched her mother-and-me collection at Coral Swimwear PH.
Marian Rivera Gracia-Dantes
The actress and entrepreneur wears matching tropical dresses with her firstborn Zia—Dolce and Gabbana picks, no less!Photo: @marianrivera
5. Finally, you can also have the whole family on board by creating a color palette!
Twinning outfits with your family doesn't always have to be taken literally. You're all free to wear different looks, as long as you stick to a theme. A pro fashion advice is to create a color palette, and incorporate these hues to your looks!
Metro Most Stylish woman Steph Kienle-Gonzalez pulls off a cream, beige, brown, and gray look with her family. Notice the beautiful harmony of colors!