Children's suits


    Kids' Suits at The Garrison

    The Garrison is the #1 online shop for men's suits, including children's suits. We understand the importance of making your children look their best during special occasions and events. That's why we offer an extensive collection of stylish, comfortable, and high-quality children's suits (for boys).

    At The Garrison, we aim to make your shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. We provide a wide range of designs, colors, and sizes to suit every taste and occasion - from formal weddings to informal themed parties. Our user-friendly website makes it easy to find the perfect suit for your child, with convenient filters and search features to assist you in making the right choice.

    What Is a Children's Suit?

    A children's suit is a type of garment specially designed and made for kids. It can range from formal attire, such as suits for weddings or other special occasions, to informal clothing, like costumes for themed parties, plays, or dress-up. Below, we'll discuss various aspects of children's suits, including their purpose, design, materials, and maintenance, so you'll know exactly what type of children's suit you need for any occasion.

    1. Purpose

    Children's suits can serve different purposes, such as:

    • Formal occasions: Weddings, christenings, parties, or other ceremonies where formal attire is required.
    • Informal occasions: Birthday parties, themed parties, Halloween or carnival, where kids wear costumes to have fun and immerse themselves in their favorite characters (costume quality is often less critical).
    • School or theatrical performances: Children may wear costumes for school plays or other performances that match the theme or characters they're portraying.

    2. Design

    The design of children's suits can vary depending on the purpose and the child's age. Generally, children's suits are designed to be comfortable and durable, and they should be easy to put on and take off. They can be simple or detailed, depending on the occasion and the child's and parents' preferences. Here are some considerations when discussing the design of children's suits:

    • Colors and Patterns: Children's suits can feature bright colors, prints, or patterns that appeal to kids. For formal occasions, colors and patterns may be more subtle, such as black, navy blue, gray, or white.
    • Themes: For informal occasions, children's suits may be designed around specific themes or characters, such as superheroes, princesses, animals, pirates, or historical figures.
    • Accessories: Children's suits may come with matching accessories, such as ties, hats, masks, shoes, or other items that complement the suit's theme.


    3. Materials

    The materials used for children's suits are typically lightweight, breathable, and easy to maintain. They can range from natural fabrics like cotton and linen to synthetic fabrics like polyester and nylon. The choice of material depends on the occasion, season, and desired level of comfort. For formal suits, fabrics like wool or a wool blend are common, while informal costumes can be made from lighter and more colorful materials.

    4. Maintenance

    Because children are often active and playful, it's important that children's suits are easy to maintain. Most children's suits can be machine-washed on a gentle cycle with cold water. However, it's important to check the care instructions on the garment, as some materials or accessories may require special care, such as hand washing or dry cleaning. After washing, the suits should be dried to prevent shrinking and damage.

    5. Purchase and Fit

    When buying a children's suit, it's important to choose the right size so that the child feels comfortable and confident in the clothing. Consider the child's growth and prefer a slightly larger size to ensure the suit lasts longer and allows room for growth. Also, consider the child's body shape and comfort. Ensure there is enough freedom of movement, especially at the shoulders, arms, and legs.

    When choosing a children's suit, there are several factors to consider, such as budget, quality, and style. You can find children's suits in department stores, specialized children's clothing stores, or of course, online at The Garrison. It may be a good idea to compare prices and options and read reviews from other parents who have experience with specific models. See also our reviews.

    How to Choose a Good Children's Suit?

    When choosing a good children's suit, there are various aspects to consider. We will delve deeper into matters such as comfort, quality, fit, style, color, and price. Here are 7 tips we'd like to give you in the quest for a new children's suit. This way, you can ensure that your kids look chic and stylish.

    1. Comfort:The most important aspect when choosing a children's suit is comfort. Children should feel at ease in their clothing. Look for natural and breathable materials like cotton, linen, and wool. Avoid synthetic materials that can cause discomfort, such as polyester.

    2. Quality:Invest in a high-quality suit to ensure durability and longevity. Pay attention to details like stitching, buttons, and zippers. A good children's suit should be well-sewn, and the buttons and zippers should be of good quality to prevent wear and tear.

    3. Fit:A good children's suit should fit well, allowing your child to move freely and comfortably. It's important to choose the right size and leave room for growth. Check our specific size chart provided with each product for guidance.

    4. Style:Children's suits come in various styles, including formal, semi-formal, and casual. Depending on the occasion, choose a style that suits it. For formal occasions like weddings, choose for a classic suit, while for a casual party, you can choose a more relaxed style.

    5. Color:Choose a color that suits your child's personality and the occasion. Traditional colors like black, navy blue, and gray are suitable for formal events and can be easily paired with various accessories. For less formal situations, you can choose for lighter colors or even patterns like checks or stripes, which are playful and more suitable for children.

    6. Accessories:To complete the look of the children's suit, choose matching accessories such as a shirt, tie, shoes, and possibly a vest. Ensure that the accessories fit well and match the style and color of the suit. Avoid overly flashy or shiny accessories, as they can distract from the suit itself.

    7. Price:While it's important to invest in a quality suit, it's also important to consider your budget. Children grow quickly, so the suit may only be worn for a short period. Look for a balance between quality and price. Fortunately, we can mention that at The Garrison, we offer excellent children's suits with a very good price-to-quality ratio.

    What Sizes Are Common for Children's Suits in the Netherlands?

    In the Netherlands, children's suits are typically offered in age-based sizes and body measurements. It's important to note that children grow quickly, and sizes can vary from brand to brand. Therefore, it's always advisable to measure the child and consult the size chart of the specific brand or store before purchasing a children's suit. There are two types of sizes:

    Age-based sizes: These sizes are based on the average age of children and serve as a general guideline. They are usually indicated by age, such as 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years, etc. However, keep in mind that children's body types can vary widely, even within the same age group. At The Garrison, we also use age-based sizes but have included a specific size chart with each product to help you choose a suit with the right fit.

    Body measurements: These sizes are based on the child's body dimensions, such as height, chest circumference, waist circumference, and hip circumference. They are usually indicated by numbers such as 40.9, 45.7, 50.4, 55.1, 59.8, 64.6, and 69.3, with each number corresponding to a specific body height in inches. These sizes are also known as European sizes. Below is a general size chart for children's suits based on body measurements:

    Size 40.9: Suitable for children with a body height of 38.6-40.9 inches, typically around the age of 4 years.

    Size 45.7: Suitable for children with a body height of 43.3-45.7 inches, typically around the age of 6 years.

    Size 50.4: Suitable for children with a body height of 48-50.4 inches, typically around the age of 8 years.

    Size 55.1: Suitable for children with a body height of 52.8-55.1 inches, typically around the age of 10 years.

    Size 59.8: Suitable for children with a body height of 57.5-59.8 inches, typically around the age of 12 years.

    Size 64.6: Suitable for children with a body height of 62.2-64.6 inches, typically around the age of 14 years.

    Size 69.3: Suitable for children with a body height of 66.9-69.3 inches, typically around the age of 16 years.

    It's important to know that children's suits typically consist of a blazer, a shirt, trousers, a tie, and sometimes a vest or waistcoat. At The Garrison, we only sell three-piece children's suits and strive to make it as convenient as possible for you by offering beautiful children's suits that meet your needs. When choosing a children's suit, it's important to have the various components tailored. Our experts know exactly what's needed for this and have put together a beautiful selection for you on this category page. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    Buying a Children's Suit for a Wedding

    Buying a children's suit for a wedding is an important task because it ensures that the younger guests look their best and feel comfortable during the special occasion. The first aspect to consider is the wedding dress code, which can range from formal to semi-formal or even casual. When choosing a suit, it's essential to coordinate the style and color with the overall wedding theme and the outfits of the adult guests. Quality and material are also of great importance; it's advisable to choose a suit made of breathable and comfortable fabrics such as cotton or linen to ensure that the child feels comfortable throughout the ceremony and the celebration. Additionally, one should consider the fit and size of the suit; it's important to find a well-fitting suit that is both stylish and comfortable, allowing the child to move freely and have fun.

    Ordering a Children's Suit at The Garrison

    Does your little one need a stylish and trendy outfit for a special occasion? Then come to The Garrison and discover our beautiful collection of children's suits. Our high-quality materials and careful craftsmanship ensure that your child always looks sharp. Furthermore, we offer an extensive range of sizes and colors, so you're sure to find the perfect suit that matches your child's personality.