The Best Christmas Outfits For Babies And Toddlers

Because who doesn't want to dress their little one up as a tiny version of Father Christmas?

Babies and toddlers are like small, drunk Santas after too much sherry on Christmas Eve - they sway and lurch, take faltering steps, babble nonsense and laugh (or cry) hysterically.

Well, now you can make that comparison even more striking with our pick of the best festive outfits for babies and toddlers.

From ridiculously cute reindeer, to hilarious icing-topped puddings, it’s always a great idea to put your child in a silly outfit for Christmas (and then take photos: lots of them).

Here are our favourites.

Baby GOTS Organic Cotton Christmas Pudding Romper and Hat Set
John Lewis
Baby GOTS Organic Cotton Christmas Pudding Romper and Hat Set

You can’t say no to a baby dressed as a pudding - and this one is the full set, with pop-pom hat, green leaf and bright red tights to match. It’s made of GOTS organic cotton and has popper fastenings along the crotch and at the neck to make it easy to get on and off a wriggly baby. Cuter than Christmas itself.

Santa Hat & Mitts
Mamas & Papas
Santa Hat & Mitts

It’s not an entire outfit, but we think this is the perfect addition to anything your child wears throughout December - a two-piece Santa hat with matching red mitts. Made with 100% cotton, and perfect for the cold snap. It’s even got a pom-pom.

Red Reindeer Sleepsuit
JoJo Maman Bebe
Red Reindeer Sleepsuit

This adorable sleepsuit - complete with candy cane stripes, a reindeer face and a big red nose, will be a show-stopper this Christmas. There are fold-down scratch mitts in the sizes available for younger babies, and the suit opens at the back - but it still has leg poppers to allow for easy changing. Reindeer-tastic.

Girls Halle Reindeer Sequin Leggings
Monsoon/Very.co.uk
Girls Halle Reindeer Sequin Leggings

Ranging in age from 3 to 13, these navy leggings are adorned with sequin reindeers and embroidered flowers. Cotton and elastane and machine-washable. We just wish they came in adult sizes, too.

Baby Elf Sleepsuit with Hat Set
JoJo Maman Bebe
Baby Elf Sleepsuit with Hat Set

There’s something special about transforming a sleeping baby into a tiny, mischievous elf - and now you can, with this perfect green tunic, complete with embroidered belt buckle. Featuring super-soft velour and a candy-cane stripe to the bottom half, and made entirely of soft cotton, there’s even a coordinating hat. It’s all we want for Christmas.

Christmas Elf Red Tutu Bodysuit Set
StyleShoots/Argos
Christmas Elf Red Tutu Bodysuit Set

Another Christmas elf outfit - but this time, with a tutu skirt (we simply couldn’t resist). This pure cotton bodysuit has a green elf’s collar and trim with buttons, plus a layered tutu skirt with pom-poms inside it. Comes with a matching green stripe hat and tights. Perfection.

Snowman Romper and Hat Set
John Lewis
Snowman Romper and Hat Set

It’s... too... adorable. Knitted from a soft GOTS organic cotton blend, it features a cute snowman design with 3D detailing on the front, with a matching red hat. There are popper fastenings along the crotch and at the neck so you can change your little snowman easily.

Baby's First Christmas Outfit
Etsy
Baby's First Christmas Outfit

This adorable white short or long-sleeve bodysuit, made by Etsy seller Ashlaus Green, has “My First Christmas” on it in red and green, making it the go-to outfit of choice for a baby boy or girl. To complete the set it has red trousers with green trees on the knees, and you can personalise the name on the Santa hat in festive green script.

Christmas Romper Suit
Etsy/Bisbas
Christmas Romper Suit

This handmade baby Christmas romper suit with festive snowman design, by Etsy seller Bisbas, is made from a soft stretch jersey fabric, half-lined with snaps on the shoulders and cuffs. It even comes with a matching bib. All together now... ahhhhhhhhh.