Style Revisited with Cristina Tardito

The Italian fashion designer behind Kristina Ti shares her tips for altering children’s clothes to suit their style

Despite the perfect look of Cristina Tardito’s daughter’s room and closet, the designer favors truly livable kids’ clothes, especially since wear and tear warrants restyling. Here, Tardito shows a pair of sweatpants she elongated with the woolen sleeves taken from a pullover, and a white dress she studded to make less girly. She already has ideas about what to do with the dress for next season. When trying to edit certain getups of the impossibly cute Lola, Tardito sometimes takes to reminding her daughter of her designing chops, but you won’t need any convincing. Watch for some tips on how you too can achieve practicality with panache.