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A Southern California Winter

Megan Sanderson3 Comments

Living in Southern California during the Winter months often means that we don't have the opportunity to wear all the adorable cold weather styles that so many other states do. Our love for cozy knits doesn't stop us from finding ways to incorporate a couple of items into our little one's regular wardrobe though. We recently had the chance to style a few fun knits with some gorgeous pieces and photograph them with the talented Kelly Sweda at the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Combining rich colors and layering knit textures gives a bold, wintery feel without compromising temperature comfort. Take a peek at some looks we love for our warmer Winter months.


Pearl is wearing an Oeuf knit crown, a Le Carrousel blouse, H&M knit leggings, Oeuf knit leg warmers and Freshly Picked moccasins. 


Olivia is wearing an H&M cable knit beanie, a Mabo plaid blouse, H&M corduroy shorts, Gap ribbed tights, Cabbages & Kings leg warmers, and Minnetonka moccasins. She is snuggling a Hazel Village Catalina Mouse.


Ella is wearing an Oeuf knit crown, a Cabbages & Kings knit scarf, a Toto Knits vest, a Mabo striped long-sleeve, a Bel & Beau skirt, Hansel from Basel tights and Zara boots.


Milo is wearing a Toto Knits jumper and pants and Freshly Picked moccasins.


Pearl is wearing an Elskan Shop headband, a Toto Knits scarf, a TANE Organics knit dress and Mamy Factory knit pants.


We'd like to extend an extra special thank you to our guest photographer. Based in Santa Barbara, California, Kelly Sweda is an on-location, natural light photographer specializing in fine art children's portraiture. Check out her gorgeous work at and follow her on Facebook at kellyswedaphotograph and on Instagram @kksweda.