It used to be that when looking for baby boy clothes there was not a great deal of choice. There were the usual pale blue or white footed sleepers but without any motif on them or for the summer there were all in one romper suits but again the choice was limited. And for sweaters, coats and hats to get any real choice you had to get out the knitting needles or get a doting Grandma to do some knitting for you.
But now things are very different and there is almost as much variety in baby boy clothes as there is in baby girl clothing. Plain colors are “out” and vivid colors such as red, green, dark blue and even purple and orange can be easily found. And variety has come to styling too.
Alongside the greater choices in styles and colors, and probably the main driving force behind it, has been the rapid increase in the number of retail outlets selling baby boy clothes. From department stores (Sears, J Penney, Macy’s for example) to clothing stores (Old Navy and Gap) and even onto designer stores, there are more and more places to choose from when you’re shopping for kids clothes and baby clothes.
And the “cool and trendy” marketing concept has even been applied to newborn baby clothes where Moms can now wrap their bundles of joy in completely coordinated outfits from head to foot. When you can find stores such as Gymboree offering ranges such as Little All Star and when you can’t help but see the number of themed clothes for babies aged three months and older, you know that the biggest problem will be settling on which baby boy clothes to buy!
For example, check out the rugby coveralls offered by Ralph Lauren in its baby boys range and the different styles of shortall available for the summer. Ooh La La Mama have some excellent designs in their range and you can even research online at stores such as Pottery Barn where there are lots of baby boy clothes to choose from!.
Not every new set of parents can afford designer clothes for their baby but there are some really cute clothes available in stores such as Target and Wal-Mart. Here you will find the basic every day baby clothes to ones with motifs on them such Disney’s Winnie the Pooh characters, jungle animals, spaceships and of course cars and trains.
One of the biggest design changes in todays baby boy clothes is the fact that many of them are miniature copies of adult clothes. For instance you can now get body suits that look like polo shirts, long sleeved and short sleeved shirts for babies as young as 3 months, as well as jeans, joggers, camouflage trousers, khakis and twill pants for the same age group.
The extent of the drive to add color and themes is even so complete that humble socks are part of the process. Are you dressing your boy in a car or boat or plane or cartoon or sport theme today? Well, you can keep his feet warm and complement the whole outfit at the same time!
So no matter where you want to do your shopping for baby boy clothes and almost whatever your preferences, you can find something to meet your needs. Perhaps the biggest problem lies in keeping within your budget (and in limiting the time you spend in looking at all that’s on offer!).