The New York Times
Pulse | Catch, Scrub, Stuff Into Outfit, Release Next month, boys will reluctantly don coat and tie, as parents spruce up their sons for the Jewish holidays and for winter holiday card photos. “People don’t realize that the real rush for kids’ holiday clothes is now, “ said Andrea Harmon, the trend director at the Children’s Place. “The stores are mobbed with parents.” Since girls often already own dress-up clothes, the boys require the extra attention. This year’s look: classic with a tweak, like a comfy sweatshirt-jersey blazer or ’70s-style pullovers to buffer the ignominy of neckties and — oh, the horror — real shoes.
By ELLEN TIEN
KINDERGARTEN BEST Far left: Etro patterned dress shirt, $165 at Barneys New York in Manhattan, (212) 826-8900. Yellow Preston corduroy pants by Ralph Lauren, $50 at polo.com. Green cashmere V-neck sweater by Crewcuts, $128 at jcrew.com. Blazer by Polo Ralph Lauren, $260. Center: Fleecy mock turtleneck by Album di Famiglia, $125. Checked pants by RaRe, $140 at Estella-nyc.com. Shoes from Piperlime. Left: Orange cashmere Ralph Lauren sweater, $175 at Ralph Lauren Children stores. Lined wool herringbone pants by Anne Kurris, $120 at Estella-nyc.com.