Little Boy Style Inspired by a Book: Iggy Peck, Architect

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Mamas, do you know the book Iggy Peck, Architect?  It’s awesome.  Not only does the entire family love to read it, but it’s pretty much guaranteed to inspire a spurt of creative block-building in this house.

Raines loves that Iggy builds with dirty diapers (among other things).  I love that this book reminds me that passion is everything, and that breaking the rules sometimes is a fabulously important life lesson.

But the other reason I love this book?  It has style in spades.  Whether you are marveling at the architectural engineering, or the mod, mod decor, or the fabulously dressed characters…there’s plenty to inspire.  I particularly loved the little boy style – it hits the right mark between nerd and cool, yet is still so joyfully boy.

Iggy Himself

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Cowl Neck Sweater, $40 | Gap Black Skinny Jeans, $30 | Converse High Tops, $30 | Yellow Socks, $3

 

Iggy’s Classmate

I so wish I could have found his striped pants…at least the red cord gives off a similarly cool vibe.  And how I love the quirky socks in this book!

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Gap Fair Isle Sweater Vest, $30 | Polaryn O Pyret Slim Fit Cords, $50 | White Tee, $15 | Striped Socks, $9 | See Kai Run Christopher Shoe, $45

 

Mr. Gingham

We are all (Raines, Pax and I) obsessed with red sneaks lately. Love the shirt buttoned all the way up and the big cuffs.

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Gap Faux Selvidge Jeans, $35 | Crewcuts Secret Wash Shirt in Gingham, $40 | Red Converse, $35

 

Birkenstocks and Socks Guy

This little dude?  Is awesome.

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Levi’s Plaid Shirt, $28 | LLBean Cords, $30 | Birks, $40 | Lafont Kid’s Frames

Fab, no?

Also, we’ve done this before.  You might want to check out Little Girl Style Inspired by a Book – Charlotte Zolotow’s I Like to be Little.  And Mamas, if you have any recommendations for our next literary style article, please let me know!!

xo,

S