Classification and characteristics of children’s clothing

There are many types of children’s clothing, according to the changes and characteristics of children’s body shape, physiology, psychology and other aspects in different periods during the growth process, the types and characteristics of children’s clothing in the corresponding period will also be different. According to these characteristics, mothers should choose clothes suitable for healthy fabrics for babies according to these characteristics to ensure the healthy growth of babies. Children’s clothing can be divided into two categories according to the function of clothing, underwear and outerwear, in addition, there are some clothing items. If you don’t know much about children’s clothing, please be patient to read it and help you choose the right children’s clothing!

Children’s clothing is divided into two categories according to the function of clothing, underwear and outerwear, in addition, there are some clothing accessories.

1. Underwear

(1) Intimate clothing and pants

Intimate pants include boys’ shorts, tank tops, short- or long-sleeved pullover underwear (cotton sweater pants). and girls’ underwear, tank tops, cotton sweaters and pants. These clothes and pants are made of cotton knitted fabrics of different thicknesses, which have good warmth and moisture absorption, and the fabric elasticity is good, so that the clothes adhere to the human body without hindering the perfect shape of the outerwear.

(2) Pajamas, pajamas

Pajamas and pajamas are clothes worn when sleeping, usually made of warm cotton flannel or smooth silk and rayon fabrics, fine linen, and white cotton muslin cloth. The clothes are loose and soft, and the pants are usually big legs or bloomers.

(3) Dressing gowns

The style of the dressing gown resembles a kimono. The collars are crossed and the robe is loose and tied at the waist with straps. Dressing gowns are not worn during sleep, but are worn early in the morning or before going to bed, before or after bathing. The fabric of the spring, summer and autumn dressing gown is fine linen or thin cotton. The winter dressing gown is made of thin cotton, lined with acrylic cotton, and stitched with a topstitch pattern.

(4) Nightdresses for girls

A nightdress is a skirt and vest worn by girls when they sleep, or a dress that is connected from top to bottom, made of thin cotton, fine linen or silk, which is smooth and fit. Nightdresses come in a variety of styles such as short, long, and sleeveless, often decorated with lace and embroidery.

(5) Girls’ petticoats

The petticoat is the inner skirt that is lined inside the skirt, so that the outer skirt does not rub against the skin and absorb the skin when walking. To keep the outer skirt aesthetically pleasing. It is made of rayon fabrics with good moisture absorption and slippery properties, and silk spinning, and the color is mostly white or black, and it can also be used in a color similar to the outer skirt. Lace is often trimmed on the skirt. In addition, there are petticoats made of pearl yarn, which have the effect of maintaining the shape of the outer skirt.

2. Outerwear

(1) Baby clothes

Clothing from infancy is called baby clothes. Due to the poor autonomy of infants and long sleep time, baby clothing mainly includes blouses, bibs, jumpsuits, cotton pants, sleeping bags, cloaks, etc. The blouse and bib prevent the baby’s saliva and food from staining the clothes, and have a hygienic and cleaning effect. The jumpsuit is easy to put on and take off, so babies are more comfortable to wear. Sleeping bags and capes keep you warm and easy to change diapers. Baby clothes should be easy to wash, durable, and made of soft and breathable cotton cloth and flannel cloth. Babies before the age of one year have fast physical development, poor thermoregulation, long sleep time, frequent excretion, poor mobility, and delicate skin. Therefore, baby clothing must pay great attention to hygiene and protection functions, and specifically require baby clothing to have simple, loose, convenient, comfortable, hygienic, warm, protective and other functions. Clothes should be soft and loose, made of fabrics with good moisture absorption, warmth and breathability, such as cotton gauze, flannel, knitted fabric, etc.

(2) Toddler clothing

1–3 years old children’s clothing, according to the difference between male and female children. Includes jumpsuits, dresses, bib pants, bib skirts, blouses, jackets, coats, capes, etc. Toddlers’ clothing should be easy to put on, take off, change and wash, and facilitate children’s activities. The materials used are breathable, soft and easy-to-wash cotton, flannel and corduroy fabrics, and chemical fiber blends and fleece fabrics can also be used in winter. The characteristics of toddler clothing should be convenient for young children’s physical activities. In early childhood, children’s physical behaviors such as walking, running, jumping, rolling, and playing make children’s sense of activity increase, and clothing is easy to get dirty and scratched. Therefore, the taking function of children’s clothing is mainly reflected in the convenience of putting on and taking off and easy washing. Because young children are not sensitive to the regulation of body temperature, they often need adult help to add or remove clothes in time, so children often wear bib pants, jumpsuits, dresses, etc., requiring a simple and loose structure, and the lower part is designed in a form that can be opened and closed with buttons. It is easy to put on and take off, but also beautiful and interesting.

(3) Kindergarten uniforms

Kindergarten uniforms include dresses, suspender skirts, skirts, coats, coats for girls, crewneck sweatshirts, jackets, coats, suit pants, coats, etc. for boys. This type of clothing is used as a kindergarten school uniform and can also be used for daily use at home. The fabrics are mostly cotton-fleece knitted fabrics, pure cotton, corduroy and blended polyester cotton fabrics.

(4) Student clothing

Student clothes are very close to adult clothes, but they are full of vitality and vitality. Popular elements are often captured earlier in juvenile clothing. School-age children’s clothing, due to the large age span, there are many types of clothing, and the changes are also large. It mainly includes shirts, bib skirts, short skirts, dresses, trousers, shorts, coats, coats, suits, etc. worn by men and women. Children in primary school are naïve and active, and the students’ clothes in this period should be lively, cute, loose and durable. The fabric is mainly cotton fabric, which is required to be light, strong, washable, not fading, and has a small shrinkage rate.

(5) Sportswear

Sportswear mainly includes long-sleeved and short-sleeved pullover sweatshirts for men and girls, crewnecks, sweatjackets, shorts, tank tops, swimwear, etc. Sportswear can be used as special clothing for physical education classes and various sports, made of pure cotton fleece knitted fabric, terry cloth, nylon cloth, pure cotton and blended knitted fabric.

(6) Casual wear

Casual wear includes climbing clothes, denim clothing, beach wear, sailor clothing and other clothing that imitate adults suitable for casual play, with a casual and relaxed style. The fabrics are mostly full khaki, twill, labor cloth (blue tin cloth), printed cotton cloth, chemical fiber cloth. Casual wear is an important area of apparel design and development.

(7) Dressed up

Costume refers to clothing worn at birthday parties, celebrations, performances, parties, and guests with parents or other family members. With the continuous improvement of people’s living standards, such as birthday clothing, gift clothing and other costumes are becoming more and more common. This kind of gorgeous appearance of the orthodox dress adds a solemn and festive atmosphere, which is conducive to cultivating children’s sense of civilization and etiquette. In modern society, children’s dressing has received more and more attention from parents. The basic form of girls’ spring and summer dresses is dresses, and the fabric should be made of velvet, flat velvet, yarn fabric, chemical fiber imitation silk, lace cloth, lace embroidery cloth, etc. Boys’ dressing is similar to men’s adult dress, i.e. a structured shirt is paired with a coat. The jacket is a semi-formal double-breasted gun lapel suit, and the bottom is trousers or shorts. The fabrics are mostly thin tweed, flannel, vanlipdin, scotch tweed, flat pile, etc., and high-quality cotton or linen in summer.

3. Clothing

In addition to underwear and outerwear, children’s clothing also has many clothing accessories, including hats, bags, shoes and socks, and decorations. Children’s clothing is different from adult ladies’ purely decorative clothing, based on practicality and fun, to conform to children’s psychology, not adulthood, and avoid the use of gold, silver or pearlescent women’s ornaments. Practical children’s clothing and accessories include hats, scarves, scarves, handkerchiefs, belts, suspenders, school bags, bags, gloves, socks, stockings, pantyhose, shoes, rain gear, etc. Decorative items include necklaces, chest ornaments, bracelets, artificial flowers, bow headdresses, animal and beaded bags. The wearing and selection of children’s clothing and accessories should match the style and color of the clothes, which can generally be divided into two types: relaxed and interesting. Casual wear can be decorated in a relaxed and fun style. Birthday clothes need to be decorated with childish artificial flowers, small bead bags and so on. Children’s clothing decorations should not be excessive, too large, too luxurious, should reflect the children’s lively and cute characteristics.

All in all, the characteristics of clothing vary depending on the type of children’s clothing. The overall can be summarized as follows:

(1) The style of clothing is simple and convenient for children’s activities;

(2) The pattern of the clothing is full of childlike interest, and the colors are cheerful and bright;

(3) The clothing has good functionality and comfort;

(4) The durability of clothing fabrics can be reflected in easy washing and wear-resistant.

What are the classifications of children’s clothing?

1. Baby clothes

Baby clothing refers to clothing worn by infants under 36 months. At this time, the baby has delicate skin, a roughly round head, curiosity and incompetence, and random pulling. The style should be simple and loose, easy to take off and wear; The fabric should be made of natural fibers with strong water absorption and good breathability. Such as soft cotton or wool. The color is mostly light, warm or light pink, and there can be a little embroidery pattern appropriately. Never choose baby clothes made of hard materials and baby clothes with hard buttons.

2. Toddlers’ clothing

Toddler’s clothing refers to clothing worn by toddlers aged 2-5. At this time, the child is lively and active, with a round belly, a big belly, and a pleasant attitude. The style should be loose and lively, and local embroidery patterns of animals, words, flowers and plants, and characters can be used, and it is best to also be equipped with piping, inlaying, and pleating technology. Colors should be vibrant, dirt-resistant shades. The fabric is mostly made of wear-resistant, easy-to-wash cotton textiles, and the coat can also be made of soft and easy-to-wash chemical fiber fabric.

3. Children’s clothing

Children’s clothing refers to clothing worn by children aged 6-11. Children at this time grow rapidly, grow in their hands and feet, are mischievous, and have self-assertion. The style should be mainly loose, different between men and women, and can do some elastic. Colors can be in contrasting tones at the same time. The range of fabrics has been increased, both natural and chemical. The style of children’s clothing is varied and should be chosen according to the child’s personality. Children’s clothing can be further divided into three categories: children’s clothing, medium children’s clothing, and large children’s clothing.

4. Juvenile clothing

Shonen clothing refers to clothing worn by teenagers aged 12-16. At this time, the physical development of the teenager changed greatly, and the gender characteristics were obvious. They often have their own aesthetic hobbies, especially novel clothing, often ingenious. Style requirements are between children’s and youth’s. School uniforms are their most common clothing, clothing does not seek luxury but must have style in collocation, colorful and elegant, and local small decorations should be constantly renewed. The fabric is more made of chemical fiber materials. Because children grow quickly at this time and need to constantly update their clothing, don’t choose clothing that is too expensive.