Obtaining designer kids clothes can become almost like an art. Every child is different and every parent is different as well. This leaves many questions unanswered which is why I decided to put together a list with tips for obtaining designer kids clothes. All 5 tips are equally important; hence the order of tips does not reflect their importance. Actually, one could write a never-ending list of tips on this subject. Therefore, narrowing them down to only 5 meant picking out the most important ones. But since the following 5 tips are so important, they also require some explaining. After all, they are the 5 most important tips for a reason!
1. Fit is more important than looks
Have you ever seen someone who copied the exact same outfit from somebody else, but it didn’t look nearly as good? I see this happening very often. Most people buy clothes or outfits that they have seen on others. Unfortunately, they ignore the most important “fashion secret” when doing so: The fit is more important than the looks of any item. The most decisive factor in whether an item of clothing looks good or bad is how it fits! You need to keep this in mind when shopping for kids’ clothes. Always make sure that the clothes you buy for your children have the perfect fit, otherwise it’s a waste of money. The most prestigious Gucci t-shirt will look sloppy and awkward if it doesn’t fit your child well. What you have to do is the following: Pay close attention to your child’s body and posture when it’s moving freely. This way finding the right fit should happen naturally.
2. Think in terms of combinations
When buying clothes for your children, you should pay a great deal of your attention to how you can combine the clothes. Especially since we usually don’t buy everything in one day, we might end up purchasing kids clothes that, once we’re back home, turn out to not fit in with the rest of our child’s collection. Hence, when looking for new kids clothes, you should always ask yourself: How can I combine this with the rest of my child’s clothes? Does he or she already have many other items that would go well with this? Ultimately, there’s nothing wrong with buying clothes that are a totally different style from what your child has been wearing until now – as long as you know that you’re going to have to find more clothes to combine it with. There’s nothing more frustrating than buying something that looked really nice in the store but turns out to be really hard to combine with what you already bought for your child. Therefore, thinking in terms of combinations will help you a great deal.
3. Find your child’s colors
In tip number one I talked about how important it is that the clothes fit your child perfectly. It is very similar with colors. Every person usually has a couple colors that look astonishingly well on him or her. The same holds true for children, of course. If you can find the colors that support your child’s posture and personality, every outfit made up of these colors is going to look even better. What are the factors that could determine the colors your child should wear? Such factors could be: skin color, posture, body or personality. But that doesn’t mean you are completely restricted in terms of colors. It’s always good to experiment with colors but keep in mind what your child’s color is and accentuate that; your child will always make a better impression wearing colors that support his or her unique character.
4. It has to look good NOW
More often than not, parents buy kids clothes with a certain plan for the future on their mind. Sometimes, kids clothes are bought that don’t fit well or don’t have the right colors because the parents think that they will look great sometime in the future. This can be a very big mistake! If the future doesn’t turn out the way parents expected it (for example your child doesn’t grow as you expected or your kid all of a sudden wants to wear a new hair style) the purchase was a complete waste of money. Therefore, only buy kids clothes if they look good now! If they don’t look good now it’s not worth the money. If you you follow my tips from this article when buying kids clothes, you are going to get clothes that will look really nice for a long time, anyways.
5. Inspiration through blogs and websites
During the last couple of years, countless of blogs and websites about kids fashion have appeared on the web. I myself read many of them regularly and it helps me a lot in my fashion choices. Even if you find a bad blog, it helps you figure out what you DON’T want for your child. Reading blogs helps you fuel your inspiration; all of a sudden, you’ll know what you are looking for. Once that happened, you can search for the specific item or outfit you have in mind which usually leads to some of the best purchases you can make. Don’t read kids fashion blogs if it feels like a chore; don’t try to analyze too much when reading them. Just browse articles, images and videos until your own inspiration kicks in. This is not about copying what others suggest! Instead, this is all about luring your own fashion ideas out of the subconscious.