Everything You Need to Turn Your Toddler Into a Hypebeast

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Have a child just to dress them like Coco, who’s 6 years old and from Harajuku, Tokyo.

A little under a month ago, in the middle of July, Kevin Ma, founder of Hypebeast and Hypebae, launched Hypekids. It’s exactly as it sounds, a website detailing release dates and new products for hype-inclined parents who want to dress their kids in Balmain jeans and Bape’s Minion collaboration tees (which are now going for nearly $500 on eBay, so it’ll be good to get in early on these things). With this site, along with Balenciaga’s recently released stuffed animals and Kanye’s kids line, it’s becoming ever more apparent that today’s toddlers need to be streetwear savvy. Just check out Japanese fashion icons Yoshi and Coco on Instagram. They’re both under 15. If you’re 6 years old and not into fashion, it’s already too late. So if you’re trying to get your baby to look like he should be waiting on line outside Supreme, or perhaps want to dip into the world of “baby Instagram fashion-influencer” stardom, this is how to make it happen.

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Bape, founded by Japanese designer Nigo, is a hypebeast and streetwear staple. This kind of shark mouth over the crotch of shorts is their signature look.

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Shark Print Denim Shorts $290, Selfridges
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And Baby Milo, Bape’s monkey mascot, has actually been pretty kid-friendly all along.

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Baby Milo Cotton T-shirt $72, Selfridges
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No hypebeast is complete without a cool windbreaker, and where better to start than Kith, New York’s quickly expanding quintessential hypebeast and sneakerhead boutique founded by Ronnie Fieg.

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Kidset Atlanta Windbreaker $95, Kith
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And a Kith box-logo tee to prove your insider brand loyalty.

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Kidset Kith Logo Tee $25, Kith
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Gucci took this classic bootleg print and made it official. They also made it in kids’ sizes.

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Gucci Long-Sleeve Gucci Print Sweatshirt $230, Neiman Marcus

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Instead of a Gucci slide, how about this Gucci strapped sandal?

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Gucci Leather Grip-Strap Sandal $225, Neiman Marcus
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This striped, ruffle-accented wool sweater is the perfect hype-high-fashion moment for little girls.

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Gucci Striped Ruffle Wool Sweater $310, Neiman Marcus
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Possibly the most hypekid around right now is Asahd Khaled, DJ Khaled’s baby. He has this Gucci blanket.

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Gucci Wool GG Baby Blanket $310, Bergdorf Goodman
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No hypebaby is complete without a pair of cool designer joggers.

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Paul Smith Junior Sweatpants From $97, Saks Fifth Avenue
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Or how about buttoning this dinosaur-print polo as high as it can go?

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Paul Smith Junior Boy’s Short Sleeves Dinosaur Polo from $104, Saks Fifth Avenue
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Of course, an Adidas tracksuit. This one needs to be in all-black for proper attitude.

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Adidas Tricot Set $40, Kids Foot Locker
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And a Moncler vest because half of being a hypekid is knowing all the right brands.

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Moncler Ghany Quilted Down Vest $315, Bergord Goodman
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Kanye, possibly inspired by his fashion-icon daughter, North West, made the official leap into kidswear this summer with Yeezy Kids Supply. The Calabasas drawing on this T-shirt was done by a 10-year-old artist named Harlow.

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Calabasas Crest Tee $28, The Kids Supply
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Is a hypebeast even a hypebeast if they don’t own a pair of Yeezy’s? (These are sold-out, and now only available via resale, but no hypebeast-kid list would be complete without at least a mention.)

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Custom V2 Kids $325, eBay
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This Balenciaga stuffed animal, designed by Demna Gvasalia, is only available at the soon-to-close cult French boutique Colette. Is anything more hype than a rare, very exclusive, can-only-get-it-in-France piece?

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Balenciaga for Colette Plush “Koko” $158, Colette
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No hypekid is complete without a heavy rotation of cool sneakers. We’ll start with the Presto.

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Nike Presto $42, Kids Foot Locker
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Add a pair of Jordan’s, obviously.

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Jordan Retro 5 Basketball Shoes $60, Finish Line
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A bomber jacket, perfect for back-to-school fashions.

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Padded Bomber Jacket $30, H&M
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Some camo joggers, because camo is a very “it” pattern.

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Splendid Baby’s Camo Jogger Pants $36, Spring
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Or how about a camo bucket hat.

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Boys Canvas Sun Protection Wide Brim Camo Print Bucket Hat $25, Amazon
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Pair these Adidas Superstars with the above tracksuit, and it’s like you’ll have mini-Run-D.M.C.’s bouncing around the house.

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Adidas Superstar Foundation Sneaker $45, Nordstrom
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On the coattails of normcore, Champion has somehow wiggled its way back into relevancy, and this understated athletic logo tee is exactly where your kid needs to be.

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Champion Little Boys’ Core Performance Tee $6, Macy’s
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A “Supreemie” onesie that you can obviously only get via resale.

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Supreemie Onesie $20, Poshmark
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A cute long-sleeved Anti Learning Learning tee that plays off of the streetwear staple Anti Social Social Club.

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The Anti Learning Long Sleeve Shirt From $25, Little Giants

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Everything You Need to Turn Your Toddler Into a Hypebeast