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Some stores label their clothes ages 2-4 then 4-6 and so on. So when my ds was 2 or 3 I put him in ages 2-4. But now he's nearly 4 do I jump to ages 4-6? Age 6 just sounds massive whilst any clothes that fit a 2 year old shouldn't fit my soon to be 4 year old. Help!
It's H&M that do this sizing isn't it? I just get whatever is going to fit, I tend to get tops slightly bigger so buy age 2-4 for 17 month DD but she has 18-24 trousers, she's 50th centipede for weight and height . All need to be folded back at the cuffs but otherwise fit well. Always best to buy a bit big imo, you get more wear out of everything that way.
The clothes are usually strangely proportioned so that you need one size for waist and another for length, which clearly is impossible. DS2 looks like the Michelin man with his adjustable waists gathered up but if I buy smaller they are too short.
I did find that John Lewis came up very small but mothercare came up massive in comparison. And by massive I mean it accurately fit tall and chubby DC in the age range it said it did. He's never been in the correct age range in any other brand.
DrCoconut Have you tried Vertbaudet, they do a special narrow fit range of trousers. I have a son who needs size 4 for waist but 7 for length, only ones he can wear (I also often shop in girls secton).