So you have a special event holiday party or wedding. You’ll find racks of formal dresses girls but what formal outfits can you find for boys?
You’ll be surprised to find there are more options than what you’d think. Here’s a rundown of some of the best formal looks for boys this Winter 2013 season.
If you’re looking for a traditional formal suit there’s nothing like fine Italian design. Armani Junior offers boys two-piece suits in sizes 9 months to 14 years. You’ll find more traditional boys suits by fine Italian designers Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Silvian Heach, Antony Morato and Ciccino.
Young Versace offers more eclectic formal wear for boys. Take for example the Medusa Print Jersey Piece Suit in black with the Versace Medusa print all over. Then there’s Young Versace’s boys leopard print suit. Another option, the evening suit with sparkling decorative gems on the peaked lapel of the 1-button jacket and on the satin trouser stripe. Or go with a classic black suit and match with a fun black printed chain shirt.
For Fall Winter 2013 the Brits have some great formal looks for boys by traditional designers Burberry and Hackett. You can dress up any Burberry suit with that fashionable Burberry check in a dress shirt or tie. Hackett London offers a complete line of boys suits and jackets in true Brit style from solids to checks, herringbone and stripes. If you want a more sporty look look try Paul Smith Junior, Little Marc Jacobs and Richmond Jr.
If you want your little boy to look like a true prince try UK designer Rachel Riley who has created the perfect Prince Outfit as part of her heritage collection in honor of the Royal Baby.
And what about the French? You’ll find tres chic boys suits by Baby Dior, Bonpoint, Kenzo and Junior Gaultier.
Another favorite look for boys this season is the boys single breasted blazer by John Galliano with its contrasting patterns of tweed patches in gray and black. On the back is a secret agent themed design and the inside is fully lined with the John Galliano iconic gazette print.
“This Fall and Winter you’ll find lots of fun options for boys by kids fashion designers in Europe and North America,” explains Laura Yatim, founder of Dashin Fashion Kids Magazine. “A personal favorite is Hugo BOSS who designs dapper looks for boys with the BOSS kids collection, a mini-me of the mens collection. How cute will any little boy look next to his Dad wearing a matching BOSS outfit?”
If you want a more New York City look try an Appaman Mod Suit that comes in Vintage Black, Navy, Mist, Khaki and Maroon Velvet. Dress up the look with a tailored vest and velvet bow-tie in black or maroon or a vintage black tie withe the Appaman logo.
Is your little one more of a West Coast type of guy? Try the Petite Bow-tie Dress Suit in Black, Burgundy, Dark Teal and Plum. Made in california, the Petite Bow-Tie Suits are machine washable, garment dyed and pre-shrunk.
Oscar de la Renta offers traditional boys blazers in Navy, green velvet and black. You’ll also find a colorful tartan blazer in a red and green pattern and beautiful silk ties to match.
Let’s not forget Ralph Lauren who’s tailored shop offers a wide variety of pinstripe & solid suits, and jackets from the traditional solid wool brass-button blazer to the patterned Hacking, Princeton and Ashton Jackets.
How about a tuxedo? Ralph Lauren offers a classic Fairbanks tuxedo with a single-button jacket features grosgrain peaked lapels and a trouser featuring grosgrain-ribbon trim along the outer leg.
So next time your have a formal event for your son don’t fret it…you’ll find lots of great options for your little fashionista!