GapKids Spring 2013: So Stylish It’s Suitable For The Red Carpet

The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the most important film festivals after the famed Cannes. Next month from April 9th to the 21st the children’s version – TIFF Kids International Film Festival will be back for its 16th year. This festival providing kids with the opportunity to learn about various cultures from around the world through the power of the moving image and a rare opportunity to watch films that in many cases may not be available again in Toronto. The event will include two public weekends for kids ages three and up as well as a two week school program for students in elementary schools.

GapKids is a proud sponsor of TIFF Kids for 2013 and they have an exciting contest going on for those of you living in Toronto and surrounding area. Enter the GapKids Red Carpet Contest, which will run from March 12-April 2, with winners announced April 5th. There will be 3 grand prizes awarded: 4 tickets for a family to attend TIFF Kids Opening Night, with the winning kids being fully outfitted by GapKids (up to $100 per child!).

So what are you waiting for? Hop to it and enter the contest here, or alternatively you can enter via Twitter. Be sure to follow Gap on Twitter @GapCa and use the hashtag #GapKidsTIFFKids. Contest ends April 2nd at 5:01 pm.

With all of this red carpet excitement, I wanted to put together several looks for toddlers and kids with all pieces taken from Gap’s currently selection. After my quick styling session, one thing is certain – this is proof Gap can rock the red carpet!

For the big ladies: Puff-sleeve cardigan in milk, Belted drop-waist dress, Sequin-embellished dress in purple delight, Glitter flower headband in silver, Glitter-embelished wristlet in orchid, Cat eye flower sunglasses in purple orchid and Glitter gem ballet flats in silver.

For the big boys: Aviator sunglasses, Pink straight jeans, Uniform twill blazer in blue galaxy, Uniform short-sleeve piqué polo in white, Printed tie in marlin, Canvas espadrille slip-ons in indigo and Chambray trousers in vintage navy.

For the little ladies: Round bamboo sunglasses in tortoise, Asymmetrical ruffle dress, Embroidered white denim jacket in white, Knit bird tote, Ruffle-trim lace dress and Flower gem ballet flats.

For the little men: Striped adjustable vest, Flat-front colored khakis in admiral blue, Skinny fit colored jeans in amber glow, Mixed-gingham convertible shirt, Printed woven fedora, Clear sunglasses and Slip-on loafers.

Love these looks? All of the pieces shown above can be purchased now in Gap retail stores or online at GapCanada.com.

This post is sponsored by Gap Canada.