Boys' Apparel descriptions

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Apparel, Shoes, Jewelry & Accessories

This department is composed of wearable items, such as clothing (apparel), shoes, jewelry, and accessories (belts, pocket squares, etc.)

Boys' Apparel

Clothing designed for boys. Sizing differences between boys' and men's sizes differs by brand, but individual items will generally be labeled as one or the other.

Boys' Tops

Clothing worn on the upper part of the body. Covers from shoulders to waist. May or may not have sleeves, collars hoods, etc. Designed for boys.

Boys' Casual Buttondown Shirts

Button-down shirt, made of more relaxed material than dress shirts. May be short- or long-sleeved. Common indicators of casual shirts are plaid or checkered patterns, short sleeves, more than one pocket, and bold colors and patterns.

Boys' Dress Shirts

Semi-formal, long-sleeve, collared, button-down shirt. May be worn as part of a suit for a more formal look, but can also be worn without a jacket for a more dressed-down look.

Boys' Polo Shirts

Form of shirt with a collar, a placket neckline (meaning it is open and closed by overlapping layers of fabric), with two or three buttons, and may or may not have a pocket. Polo shirts are usually short-sleeved but occasionally may have long sleeves.

Boys' Sweaters

Knitted garment typically with long sleeves.

Boys' Sweatshirts & Hoodies

Loose, heavy shirts, typically made of cotton, worn when exercising or as leisurewear. Provide an extra layer of warmth. Hoodies include a hood that hangs over back, and fits over the head when worn.

Boys' T-shirts & Tank Tops

T-shirts are short-sleeved casual shirts, generally made of cotton, having the shape of a T when spread out flat. Tank tops are close-fitting sleeveless tops.

Boys' Jerseys

Jerseys are often loose-fitting shirts worn by a member of a sports team as part of a team uniform. May have the athlete's name and number on the back. It's common to wear jerseys as part of a style, rather than only as part of a sporting outfit.

Boys' Vests

Sleeveless, close-fitting waist-length garment worn over a shirt or jacket. Typically have a zipper to open/close from the front and a collar that can be worn up or folded down.

Boys' Bottoms

Clothing worn on the lower part of the body, tightened around the waist. Pants cover to the ankles, shorts cover to the knee.

Boys' Pants

Pants not made of denim (jeans) and not considered sweatpants. This node is thus best defined by what it's not. Examples of pants include khakis and chinos.

Boys' Jeans

Jeans are a type of pants or trousers, typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term "jeans" refers to a particular style of trousers, called "blue jeans," but they may be any color or fit, so long as they are made of denim.

Boys' Shorts

Bottoms that do not cover the whole leg. Shorts are generally cut just above the knee, some styles are shorter or longer.

Boys' Sweatpants

Sweatpants are a casual variety of soft trousers intended for comfort or athletic purposes, although they are now worn in many different situations. They're commonly loose-fitting but more modern styles may be tapered.

Boys' Joggers

Joggers are loose pants made of a stretchy fabric and typically elasticised at the waist and ankles. Sometimes worn for jogging, but joggers are also common in more casual wear for non-athletic activities.

Boys' Yoga Pants

Stretchy pants, typically fitting closely on the hips and thighs, of a type designed to be worn while performing yoga exercises.

Boys' Overalls

A garment consisting of trousers with a front flap over the chest held up by straps over the shoulders, made of sturdy material. This node specifies that overalls are worn as casual clothes, more of a style choice than a functional garment for work. See the Men's Workwear Overalls node for overalls intended to be worn as working clothes.

Boys' Activewear

Clothing designed to be worn while being active, playing sports or exercising. Material and cut intended to accomodate movement and sweat.

Boys' Activewear Tops

Tops designed to be worn while being active, playing sports or exercising. Material is often lightweight and wicking. May be sleeveless, short- or long-sleeved.

Boys' Activewear Bottoms

Bottoms designed to be worn while being active, playing sports, or exercising. Material is often lightweight and wicking. May be shorts or pants, including joggers.

Boys' Activewear Coats & Jackets

Outerwear designed to be worn while being active, playing sports, or exercising. Material is often lightweight, but also intended to provide warmth while exercising in colder weather.

Boys' Suits & Blazers

Suits are sets of clothing composed of a suit jacket and trousers. Traditionally worn with a dress shirt, tie, and dress shoes. Considered formal or business attire, especially in Western dress codes. Blazers are a type of jacket resembling a suit jacket, but cut more casually. They often have naval-style metal buttons to reflect their origins as jackets worn by boating club members.

Boys' Suits

Suits are sets of clothing composed of a suit jacket and trousers. Traditionally worn with a dress shirt, tie, and dress shoes. Considered formal or business attire, especially in Western dress codes.

Boys' Blazers

Blazers are a type of jacket resembling a suit jacket, but cut more casually. They often have naval-style metal buttons to reflect their origins as jackets worn by boating club members.

Boys' Swimwear

Clothing made for swimming. However, some swimwear is designed to be worn when around the water, if not in it (such as beach shirts).

Boys' Beach Shirts

Loose fitting, casual button-up shirts made of lightweight material. May be full button-up or only have two or three buttons down from the neck.

Boys' Swimming Trunks

Shorts made for swimming or being in the water. Most swimming trunks have an internal mesh lining and fall at or above the knee.

Boys' Board Shorts

Shorts made for swimming, being in the water, or surfing. Most board shorts fall at or below the knee. Most board shorts do not have an internal mesh lining.

Boys' Coats & Jackets

Top garments to be worn as outer layer for added warmth or style.

Boys' Biker Jackets

Waist length jacket with a belt, diagonal zipper and flared collar. Made of leather.

Boys' Bomber Jackets

Waist length jacket with a front zipper, ribbed trim at the waistband and wrists, and a soft, not tightly fitted look.

Boys' Denim Jackets

Waist length jacket made of denim.

Boys' Down & Puffer Jackets

Quilted, padded jacket filled with down feathers. This material is usually used to insulate an outer later, which is usually a synthetic fiber such as nylon or polyester.

Boys' Outerwear Vests

Sleeveless, close-fitting waist-length garment worn over a shirt or jacket. Typically have a zipper to open/close from the front and a collar that can be worn up or folded down.

Boys' Overcoats

Long coat intended to be worn as the outermost garment, which usually extends below the knee. Overcoats are most commonly used in winter. They are sometimes confused with topcoats, which are shorter and end at or above the knees.

Boys' Parkas

Type of coat with a hood, often lined with fur or faux fur. Parkas always cover the waist to trap more heat. Usually made of waterproof material.

Boys' Lightweight Jackets

Type of coat with minimal thickness, made more as a covering than a garment intended for warmth.

Boys' Fleece Jackets

Lightweight casual jacket made of polyester synthetic wool, such as polar fleece. A fleece jacket will typically have a zipper up the middle, but may have buttons or fasteners. Fleece jackets are intended to be worn as a lightweight midlayer.

Boys' Trenchcoats

A loose belted, double-breasted raincoat in a military style. Often features straps on the shoulders. Typically falls below the waist to about mid-thigh.

Boys' Raincoats

A long coat made from waterproofed or water-resistant fabric. Often features a hood. Intended to keep wearer dry in rainy/wet conditions.

Boys' Underwear & Socks

Bottom garments to be worn under other layers. Underwear is first layer for bottoms, worn around the waist and not extending lower than mid-thigh. Socks are worn on the feet.

Boys' Boxer Briefs

Hybrid type of men's underwear, which are long on the leg, similar to boxers, but tight-fitting like briefs.

Boys' Boxer Shorts

Type of underwear typically worn by men. Tight elastic waistband but loose-fitting around the thigh. Typically falls to just above mid-thigh.

Boys' Briefs

Short, form-fitting underwear, as opposed to other styles (like boxers and boxer briefs) that extend down the thighs.

Boys' Trunks

Trunks are much like boxer briefs, in that they are a hybrid type of underwear that are longer than briefs, but just as tight-fitting. The only difference between trunks and boxer briefs is that trunks have a shorter fit than boxer briefs.

Boys' Jockstraps

Undergarment that supports and protects the male genitals, worn especially by athletes. Has protection and coverage in the front, but no coverage in the back below the elastic waistband.

Boys' Underwear T-shirts

T-shirts meant to be worn under other garments, rather than as a main exterior article of clothing. Usually made of thinner material than standard t-shirts.

Boys' Underwear Tank Tops

Tank tops meant to be worn under other garments, rather than as a main exterior article of clothing. Usually made of thinner material than standard tank tops.

Boys' Thongs

Article of underwear with the back portion consisting of a narrow strip of cloth that passes between the buttocks and connects with a waistband.

Boys' Sleepwear

Clothing meant to be worn in bed, for sleeping or lounging.

Boys' Pajama Sets

A suit of loose pants and jacket or shirt for sleeping in. Sold as a set.

Boys' Pajama Pants

Loose pants for sleeping in. Sold individually, rather than alongside a pajama shirt (as a set).

Boys' Robes

A long, loose outer garment, resembling a coat that extends down to the knees and is closed by folding one side over the other and cinched at the waist with a cloth strap.

Boys' Sleepers

A one-piece garment combining long pants and a long-sleeved top. Closure is usually a zipper down the front of the top. May feature a hood, but does not cover the feet or hands.

Boys' Rompers

A one-piece garment combining a shirt and short pants.

Boys' Nightshirts

A long, loose shirt worn to bed.

Boys' Accessories

Garments intended for outfit accents or style, rather than being more functional. Examples include ties, pocket squares, and belts.

Boys' Ties

Ties are strips of material worn around the collar and tied in a knot at the front with the ends hanging down, typically forming part of a man's business or formal outfit.

Boys' Belts

A trip of leather or other material worn around the waist to support clothes.

Boys' Hats

A shaped covering for the head worn for warmth, as a fashion item, or as part of a uniform.

Boys' Scarves

A length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head.

Boys' Wallets

A pocket-sized, flat, folding holder for money and plastic cards.

Gloves and Mittens

Gloves are a covering for the hand worn for protection against cold or dirt and having separate parts for each finger and the thumb. Mittens differ from gloved only in that they have one part for four fingers and a separate part for the thumb.

Watch Accessories

Products to complement watches, including straps, tools for changing straps, watch storage products, etc.

Watches

A small timepiece worn typically on a strap on one's wrist.

Sunglasses and Sunglass Cases

Glasses tinted to protect the eyes from sunlight or glare. Cases are for storing sunglasses.

Suspenders

A pair of straps that pass over the shoulders and fasten to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt at the front and back to hold it up.

Fashion backpacks

Backpacks are bags with shoulder straps that allow them to be carried on the wearer's back. Fashion backpacks prioritize style over function, meaning they aren't built to withstand wear and tear. They are best thought of as an alternative to a purse, smaller than standard backpacks and without many additional pockets or straps.

Non-prescription eyeglasses

Non-prescription eyeglasses are primarily for people who can no longer read fine print. Low-strength glasses with equivalent magnification in both lenses.

Boys' Top & Bottom Sets

Boys' Top & Bottom Sets

Matching set of garments consisting of a top and a bottom. May not be the exact same pattern on each garment, but they are related and are made to be worn together. Sold as a set.

Boys' Leisure Suits

Boys' Leisure Suits

A leisure suit is a casual suit consisting of a shirt-like jacket and matching trousers, often associated with American'influenced fashion and fads of the 1970s.

Boys' Overalls and Jumpsuits

Boys' Coveralls

A one-piece garment that covers both the upper and lower body. May be short- or long-sleeved. Often work as a protective garment for heavy manual work, but may also be worn as a casual style choice.