Fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2011 - baby and childrenswear

Applique, gingham, denim, polka dots and wild west - some of the hot looks coming to the high street

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  • Applique details

    Colourful decorative extras give baby and children's clothing the cute X-factor. From multi-hued dresses, to beautifully crafted skirts and necklines - the applique trend is a great spring/ summer must-have for little ones.

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  • Gingham

    These punchy, bright gingham prints are a great alternative to checks. From laid back chunky gingham, to baby twin sets and quirky shirts - this trend comes in many different guises.

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  • Polka dots

    Pretty polka dots are back once again and this timeless trend looks great in big spots in punchy colours.

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    • Spotty jersey dress, £10, Mothercare. (Ages 18 months to 8 years)
    • Red spotty dress, £6, Florence and Fred at Tesco. (Available end of March)
    • Blue beach scene dress, £18,  Mothercare. (Ages 0 to 3 years)
    • Spotted dress with frills, £17.99, Zara. (Age 6 to 9 months)
  • Hello Sailor

    Ahoy! The sailor chic trend is back with a bang, with quirky boat prints and anchor decorated babygros.

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  • Tutti Fruity

    Raspberries, pears and strawberries - oh my! Fruit dominates t-shirts and tops this coming season, so stock on these fruity tees now.

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  • Wild West

    Cowboys and Indians galore this spring/ summer, so treat your little one to these charming wild west themed clothing.

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  • Hawaii

    Bring the sunshine here with these funky Hawaiian print shirts!

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  • Denim delights

    Light denim is the choice of denim to wear this coming season. From adorable twin sets to boxy dresses, deck your little one in this trend.