What’s Hot: Children’s Chic

The social calendar for kids in New Orleans during the summer months offers an endless stream of fun. From crawfish boils and camp excursions to picnics by the pool and slumber parties, keep your favorite littles looking cool as snowballs as they flit from one playdate to the next.

1. A white bubble with blue trim and embroidered ice cream cones is the sweetest outfit for the sandbox. Aura Luz, 4408 Shores Drive, 888-3313, ShopAuraLuz.com 

2. Toting around summer camp essentials is made easy with a washable raw linen alligator backpack. Zuka Baby, 3248 Severn Ave., 407-2700, ZukaBaby.com

3. A collared polo with a signature crawfish logo is ideal for preppier occasions. Perlis, 6070 Magazine St., 895-8661; 600 Decatur St., 523-6681, Perlis.com

4. He will be the cutest kid at the playground in a pair of lightweight navy gingham shorts. Bon Temps Boutique, 603 1/2 Metairie Road, 571-5259, BonTempsBoutique.com 

5. Petidoux’s Sicilian lemons PJs are perfect for stay-at-home weekend breakfast dates with your favorite little sous chef. Mignon for Children, 2727 Prytania St., 89102375, MignonNola.com 

6. Nothing says classic like a sweet little white T-strap, first-walker shoe. Haase’s, 8119 Oak St., 866-9944, Haases.com 

7. The sweetest dreams await with a Alimrose tulle cloud mobile above baby’s bed. Relish, 600 Metairie Road, 309-3336, RelishNewOrleans.com 

8. Pretty up any ponytail with a festive crawfish-themed bow. Nola Tawk, 487-0044, NolaTawk.com 

9. Splish splash the day away in a sky pom pom swimsuit. Sayings Kids, SayingsKids.com 

10. Keep baby’s clothes clean with an oyster detailed Aw Shucks burp cloth and bib. Little Miss Muffin, 766 Harrison Ave., 482-8200; 244 Metairie Road, 833-6321, ShopLittleMissMuffin.com 

11. Fun in the sun is a cinch with a pair of Sunnylife beach bats. Two Sprouts, 103 Focis St., 322-3838, TwoSprouts.com