As kids grow up, they tend to become more vocal about their choices and opinions. This indicates they are eager to explore their personalities. Overnight, it feels like toddlers have opinions about everything, and one of the biggest subjects that can become a ground of war between parents revolves around what they want to wear.

Fashion is fun, and kids find it attractive, owing to the plethora of choices available. Alongside being fun, fashion can also be one of the easiest modes of instilling in your child a sense of confidence and responsibility.

If you are still not convinced, then read below to find out the reasons why you should allow your kids to pick out their clothes. 

  • Reasons Why Kids Should Pick Their Own Clothes
  1. Develops a Sense of Responsibility: Letting your baby girl wear her favorite dress or allowing your boy to wear his favorite shorts instead of choosing for them is a good way to inculcate a sense of responsibility. It also teaches them to accept the outcomes of their decisions. It will give them a feeling of independence and make them believe that their choices are considered, which significantly drives their emotional growth.
  1. It is Time-Saving: Choosing an outfit for your kid can consume a lot of your time, especially before any event. Thus, letting your kids do the job instead can save you time, which you can invest in doing something else (perhaps something for yourself). Also, as soon as they learn to put their outfits together, the daily banter of what to wear will automatically vanish.
  1. Enhances your Bonding: Ever wondered something as simple as shopping and letting kids pick out their clothes can turn out to be the best bonding time? Going on a shopping spree with your kids can help you bond with them and is a good way to give them the attention they need. It will allow you to know your kid’s preferences better, such as what colour or pattern they like or in terms of how they choose clothes. Even if it is simply online shopping for kids clothes, you can still allow them to pick out clothes, letting them explore on their own.
  1. Encourages Self-expression: Teaching kids how to pick out an outfit for themselves can help develop a sense of style in your kid and become a way of expressing their individuality. Of course, parents have the last say, but offering that choice to your kids is a brilliant way to encourage them to express their opinions. Following other kids to be trendy is normal. However, it is important to let kids build their own sense of style. This will eventually make them realize what makes them feel happy and comfortable.
  1. Builds Self-confidence: As adults, we know how our clothing choices can affect the way we think and feel. It is often true for children as well. When kids select what they wear, they feel more comfortable and satisfied with their appearances. It works like a confidence booster, and they’ll move through the world with their heads held high and a smile on their faces. It would be even better if they receive positive appreciation for their unique style and if their efforts are given attention. The pride that comes from knowing that the decision they made by themselves is recognized is truly amazing.
  1. Strengthening Decision-Making Skills: Decision-making is an important skill that kids need to learn that they will carry along into adulthood. Allowing kids to choose their clothes will help them build and develop the very same critical life skill. In simple words, kids will have the liberty to weigh their options and make relevant decisions that'll help them in the long run. You can start this practice early by asking your child to choose between two clothing options and expand them as they grow older, eventually leading to them picking clothes
  1. Better Chances of Them Wearing What They Select: Well, there can’t be anything more frustrating for a parent than buying something for their children that they refuse to wear! For children, picking out clothes for themselves gives them a sense of ownership over their choices. This may result in them wearing what they choose, lessening your task of selecting the right outfit for them. This way, you will be able to buy the right thing without wasting any money and keep your kid content.
  1. It’s Fun: Fashion is fun, and so is experimenting with it. Letting your kid choose their own clothing can be a great activity to boost their creativity and open gates to exploring new stuff. As a parent, you are only reinforcing the light-heartedness of it all by encouraging them to discover something they haven’t in the past and showering them with compliments for the same. Treat it like a game. Play upbeat songs, or ask them to model their outfit for you. You can occasionally ask them for suggestions concerning your style
  • Kids Clothes: The Latest Trends
  1. Special Christmas Long-Sleeve T-shirt for Girls: This Christmas-special glitter print long sleeves tee has a crew neck and features the best of Christmas motifs from Santa to Christmas tree and more. This tee can be paired with comfortable jeans or a jogger and is bound to make her look the best.
  1. Space Cadet Cotton Tee for Boys: This space cadet cotton tee is one of our bestsellers, having a round neckline and short sleeves. Made from 100% cotton, it is super comfortable for boys and is ideal for casual wear.
  1. Denim Smocking Dress for Girls: This is a stunning A-line dress with cap sleeves and embroidery at the bottom. This smocking dress is well-suited for both casual and party wear and is available in different sizes for girls up to 10 years.
  1. Jogger Pants for Boys: Available in two different colours (navy blue and grey), these joggers can be your kid’s favorite comfort outfit. It comes with a ribbed elastic waistband and false drawstrings. Click here to check them out and buy one for your boy now.
  1. Sleeveless Jumpsuit for Girls: Dress up your baby girl with style and comfort with our sleeveless cotton playsuit. This dress has front pockets & cute flaps and is available for girls up to 10 years.
  1. Three-piece Set for Boys: Style your boy with a dapper jacket and t-shirt paired with comfy bottoms. The set offers a quilted bomber jacket with front zippers, while the joggers have false drawstrings, making it a complete style package. Go here to check out the different options and order one today!
  1. Jogger Pants for Girls: These stylish joggers come in two different colours and offer the utmost comfort. They are decorated with sequins on both sides with two front pockets and an adjustable waistband. Check our store to purchase now.
  1. Sweatshirts and Hoodies for Boys: Our wide range of hoodies and sweatshirts for boys are made from cotton and available in interesting prints on the front. They are extremely comfortable and ideal winter wear. Get one for your child now.

Conclusion  

Letting your children choose their own clothing can help boost their self-esteem, enable them to develop their own identity, increase responsibility, and make your busy mornings just a little bit easier. So, go ahead and let your child make their own fashion transition. Also, read about the dos and don'ts of kids styling.

Written by Ammar Lakdawala