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My yr 4 boy tells me the lovely boden kit I’ve bought him this year is not cool, now he’s 8. So what are the cool kids wearing? Do I need to go to JD sports and buy shiny matching tracksuits and Nike trainers?
Beyond not loving what I’ve got him, my son is equally clueless! Dressing him so far has been super easy he always wears what I put out....younger son more tricky!
I was thinking I might have to take him shopping with me from now on - the horror!! I’m hoping we can jazz up the fairly newly bought stuff this winter with a few new things, and ongoing he can choose.
Selecting an outfit has not been a particularly strong point so far...we will see!!
Zara (mainly for skinny jeans) and Abercrombie and Fitch (hoodies and t shirts) Occasional t shirt from super dry or h & m He likes shirts for smarter wear from Ralph Lauren (flannels) or Zara do some really nice jackets and collarless shirts as well.
My 8 year old has spent the last couple of years in football kits and joggers, refusing jeans at all costs. I replaced all the too short joggers in the next sale, but of course, he is now refusing them in favour of ripped, super skinny jeans, hype style t shirts and Nike hoodies. We are shown various 'trainers I would like when I grow out of these' on a daily basis! He is also reluctant to give up the summer shorts, both for school and home.
My DS in year 6 wears a Stone Island coat (fake as the real ones are over £300!)
He wears Nike or Adidas trainers
Tracksuit bottoms, T-Shirts and hoodies have to be Nike, Adidas, Hype or North Face.
Mix and matching is not considered cool so if he wears Adidas trainers the rest has to be Adidas as well. Also everything has to be the same colour. It doesn't seem to matter which colour but the outfit needs to be as monotone as possible.
I thought it was just DS being odd but honestly all pre teen kids around here do the same they are like little clones!
Ds is 10 and I don't know that he's cool but he seems to be very popular which is odd because he can be a right moody sod and he mainly wears football tops and joggers. He won't wear skinny jeans because they're itchy apparently but most of his friends were skinny jeans and no socks - skinny jeans also end at ankle and look hideous. Hyper hoodies also popular. Ds does not seem to care that he doesn't dress the same as his peers but perhaps than will change. I personally wish he'd smarten up a bit but the half mast skinny jeans are hideous too so...