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Boys love wearing bright colors, well, probably except pink, and this love only tones down once they enter young adulthood. Think bold, attention-grabbing pieces in masculine shapes and styles, your little man could surely hardly resist.
Fashion designer Kenzo understands this age trend, so for his winter collection presented at the inaugural Global Kids Fashion Week, his brand´s main highlight is a colourful ensemble for boys.
THE RUNWAY: Kenzo, Fall/Winter 2013
Classic parka coat gets an interesting twist by layering under it a bright top. Dark blue jeans and black shoes continue the masculinity of the jacket, while a red baseball hat complements the striking colored top.
Kenzo, Global Kids Fashion Week. March 2013. Photo credit: telegraph.co.uk
Stylish colored trousers
For less than $60, invest in a pair of colored jeans or printed trousers that could very well survive numerous visits to the washing machine. This is because, once your boy decides this jeans are going to be his favorite, he´ll surely wear it often. It´s like hitting two birds at a time – stylish and practical.
Boys Cotton Chinos, Orange, $32.00
$50.00, Boys Camouflage, Hare Camouflage, $54.00, Boys Cotton Chinos, Navy, $50.00.
How to Wear Colored Jeans for Boys
Go smart casual, patterned sweats
Boys still want to look smart even on casual days. That is very much possible is he´s not short of supply of well-crafted sweaters and hoodies that are both interesting in color/pattern and luxurious with warmth.
Classic Jumper, Boys Long Sleeved Striped Jumper, $54.00, Hooded sweatshirt, Boys Hooded Zip Sweat, $58.00, Boys Half Zip Sweat, Brookland Stripe Multi, $50.00.
Fun, fun layering
Layering for winter is fun if he has enough nice pieces to layer over each other. A patterned knitted vest will look great sandwiched in a monochrome pullover and a jacket. A colored vest will not only lock-in warmth to his body, it will also add zest to his winter style.
Boys Knitted Vest Top, Navy, $50.00, Boys Hooded Sweatshirt, Dark Blue, $54.00, Boys Padded Vest, Red, $54.00.
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The colored outwear
For busy mornings when your little man has limited time to work on his look, he can safely get away with a nice coat. Classic padded jacket gets an update with the season´s most trendy colors.
Boys Padded Hood Zip Jacket, Green, $70.00, Boys Hooded Rain Coat, Blue Stripe, $90.00, Boys Hooded Camouflage Jacket, Hare Camouflage, $99.00.