How To Choose a Boy’s Suit

There are always special occasions when even boys need to have the right type of clothing, especially something a bit more formal. Such occasions include weddings, funerals, special parties or even a holiday function. These occasions require that the kids need to be just as well dressed and neat as the adults.

A good designer suit will work wonders for making any boy, no matter how rough and tough he normally is, appear to be well put together. It will also let the boy appear to be dressed perfectly for the particular day or evening function. It’s amazing how adorable they can be in their little formal suits but here are few things you need to know before buying a boy’s suit.

Fashion trends play a role in choosing a boy’s suit. Men’s fashion tends to dictate a bit of what is considered in style and fashionable for boy’s suits. This is because boys’ suits and men’s fashion often follow the trends and styles offered by the top names that make designer suits. This means that boys can have the same great look as men but in a size and cut that fits and flatters their growing bodies. Choose a boy’s suit that follows the current men’s suit trends.

Boys grow but a suit doesn’t. Yes, you need to consider their growing bodies too. If the wedding will take place a year from now, then you need to ensure that you buy a suit that is a little bigger and that will fit your boy in a year’s time. Buying a suit now, at the size he is at this point in time, will be fruitless. He will soon outgrow that suit. You could opt to rather buy a suit two to three months before the function date. So timing is everything when purchasing suits for boys.

The type of material and style of suit needs to be comfortable. The key when seeking that perfect boy’s suit is to look for ones that are made with a comfortable material and a fashionable style. Your boy will be happy to wear the suit as it is in style but that is comfortable too. They will also enjoy being able to dress like their older brothers or even their father. Boys love to emulate the older men in their lives. So if you choose a suit with a similar style and material as their dad’s, they will be more comfortable.

A boy’s suit really should have that same designer feel and look as a men’s suit. It’s important to keep these tips in mind when looking for a boy’s suit. You’ll be amazed how many places and events warrant a great suit for men and boys. Thus when the right one is on hand, there is never a reason not to dress to impress, regardless of age.

Located in Johannesburg’s most iconic shopping institution, the Oriental Plaza, Abrams Stores is a family owned and managed business, specialising in high-end, exclusive branded wear for men and boys. Our philosophy is simple, and has been the driving force behind our success – we value quality, exclusivity and customer service above all else.


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