British mum slammed for spending £6,000 dressing her toddlers in stylish fashion

Despite their popularity, people believe that ‘kids should be kids’…
Joy with a black handbag and checkered jacket-shirt combo and Miggin in a stripy shirt
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A mum who has spent £6,000 dressing her children up in stylish outfits has gone viral on TikTok – with her fashionable toddlers dividing opinion among users.

Jyotika Rai Rana, 30, a stay-at-home mum from Kent, lives with her husband, Ganesh, 34 and their two children, Joy, four and Miggin, two.

Growing up, she had little interest in fashion but soon fell in love with creating gorgeous looks after putting together a photoshoot for her newborn daughter.

Jyotika in a summer dress with Joy, Miggin and Ganesh in front of a brick wall
Jyotika believes she’s spent £6,000 across five years on their stylish looks (Picture: Jam Press)

With a natural eye for styling, the mum now creates elaborate outfits for her two kids – using mostly high street clothes.

The sibling duo has now gone viral for their incredible wardrobe, which draws inspiration from K-pop bands, and have even landed brand deals.

“At the beginning, I shared the outfits purely because I have a history of losing or breaking my phone, so social media was my sort of ‘online’ folder of memories,” Jyotika told Jam Press.

“I didn’t expect them to get so much attention though.

“Joy loves dressing up but Miggin however still has no idea what’s going on – he loves posing with his sister though.

“I usually shop from all over the place, from high street shops to online stores, such as Zara, Primark and Shein.”

Although they have droves of devoted fans online who love the children’s incredible looks, some people have called out Jyotika for dressing her kids as “mini adults”.

In a recent clip uploaded to TikTok, which has since received 3.1 million views and 778,000 likes, she shows off her son’s latest outfit.

The trend setters have gone viral with their fashionable outfits (Picture: Jam Press)

She begins by showing Miggin as a baby, before revealing him now while wearing a loose-fitted blue and white shirt.

Other outfits include an oversized black trench coat with Burberry scarf and a sweater vest with baggy beige trousers.

From bright yellow two-piece suits to fluffy coats – it’s clear he knows a thing or two about fashion.

Most people are in awe of the mum’s styling skills while others slam the parent, telling her “kids should be kids”.

“He’s literally an icon and I’m not even joking,” wrote one user.

“That’s the cutest, most stylish baby I’ve ever seen,” someone else wrote.

Miggin with a tartan scarf, brown coat and white turtle neck jumper
While Miggin, their son, doesn’t dress himself yet, their daughter, Joy, does (Picture: Jam Press)

One viewer commented: “Do they do his clothes in my size? Or can you be my stylist?”

“Let them be kids fs sake they are just kids put them in dinosaur tshirts and tights,” one viewer commented. [sic]

Someone else said: “Simply no. I can’t let my niece grow up. Stop.”

But Jyotika pays the haters no mind and says her children are “happy and loved”.

Jyotika said: “I don’t really let [negativity] get to me, as I know they have a normal lifestyle like any other children.

“They are happy kids who are very loved.

“There was really no inspiration or motive behind this interest, I just loved adoring my children like any mother would.

“I love them in their oversize neutral coloured outfits, as well as a trench coat.

“We do it because it’s fun – there’s nothing wrong with wanting your child to look good.

“It’s a form of art and practice definitely makes perfect.”

And although the mum has spent £6,000 on her children’s clothes, this budget was used over five years – meaning she actually spent on average £120 a month on the toddlers.

Joy with a Louis Vuitton back pack while wearing a long coat and black boots
The duo have designer accessories such as Burberry scarves and Ray-Ban sunglasses in their wardrobes (Picture: Jam Press)

Jyotika is also passionate about making sure no clothes go to waste and often makes some of the money back.

She added: “We resell our pre-loved clothing after we wear it once or twice and most of their outfits aren’t too expensive.

“I believe money can be earned in time, but their childhood cannot be bought back when they grow up – I have zero regrets.

“Only time will tell if either of them will seek a career in fashion but I have no intention of putting any kind of pressure on them.

“I think everyone has a stylist inside of them, you just need to find the confidence.”