Tendencies in boys’ clothing have followed the same developments in fashion generally. Right now there are wonderful collections centered on sports gear that is generally worn as fashion items instead of for specific activities although influence within that sector has been through the sports celebrities and the recent coverage of the Olympics. Just as gents clothing copies the style and fashion of frequently photographed sports stars, so does boys’ clothing. Riding a bike gear and running equipment that incorporate integral pouches for gizmos like MUSIC player or iPod headphones are attracting buyers who neither run nor pattern.
Football kits have recently been a major influence on boys’ clothing. Not only is the existing shirt a must-have for a soccer fan of a particular club but merchandise that includes T-shirts, trainers with the club crest, monitor pants Billionaire Boys Club Sale leading activities brand manufacturers and sweating top, fleeces and hoodies are typical available in team colours and players’ figures. Beckham, Ronaldo and several others tend to be seen embellished on your back of a boy’s shirt. Other activities personalities outside football like Tiger Woods and Roger Federer too have inspired the types of clothing hitting the rails for many who want a smart but everyday look where they can claim their clothing is merely like ‘that famous golfer/tennis player’ who will the razor ads.
Outdoor wear has become popular as skateboarding and browsing clothes have joined the ranks of hikers and mountaineers in specialist retailers providing reinforced, durable clothing with features that include sweat wicking layers, stockings with anatomical pads for greater comfort and avoidance of blistering from chaffing or crinkling, jackets in lightweight microfibre and shoes that can cope with rocks, concrete and unpredictable environments. Bright colours have evolved not only as fashion statements but also as a high presence safety component. Industry brands like Billabong, Animal and Bench have a certain cachet; their use of striking modern-day artwork makes their items stand away and many who like to correspond with the laid-back easy-going attitude of the daredevils who practice the sports associated with their products seek them away. There are still the naturals and neutrals for those wishing to merge into the environment they are really exploring, whether it’s the mountains or maybe the forest and woodlands and also the sea and these have influenced the military/camouflage look that is currently so popular numerous boys who like to recreate the ‘skins’ of their heroes from system games.
The background music scene, most recently hip-hop, happens to be a great impact. Today low-rise jeans with baggy fit are still sought by boys dreaming to emulate the trend of their music heroes. Large T-shirts, baseball shirts and basketball vests are popular and accessorised with ‘bling’ jewellery, baseball caps or beanies. Headwear itself has taken off, apart from those items already described there are several styles of football caps with different absolute depths of peaks, bush-hats and cowboy hats, bandanas and dough-rags to wear on your head that replace the bobble caps of old.