Childrenswear is a fun, colour-packed sector. With prints of cute sayings, favourite cartoon characters and hip graffiti in abundance, it’s a decorator’s delight

The Billybandit Boys Long Sleeve T-shirt from House of Fraser

The Boys Long Sleeve HD T from Russell

The Billybandit Boys Long Sleeve T-shirt, from House of Fraser, with its splashes of paint and funky font, is an attention-grabbing tee made from soft cotton jersey. A good match for decorators looking to take inspiration from this style is the Russell’s Boys Long Sleeve HD T (R-167B-0). The soft 65% polyester/35% ringspun combed cotton is suitable for sublimation printing, which gives decorators an easy route to creating an all-over printed design.

Next’s Just Chillin’ T-Shirt

Fine Jersey Short Sleeve T from American Apparel

Another excellent T-shirt is the Just Chillin’ T-Shirt from Next. Made from 100% cotton it gets top marks for its glorious gold stars: this is an eye-catchingly cool design. The 100% cotton Kids Fine Jersey Short Sleeve T (2105) from American Apparel is a great pair and is the kid’s version of the brand’s top-selling T-shirt. It features a durable ribbed neckband, reinforced taping at shoulder, dual stitch detailing and the brand’s signature fashion-friendly feel and cut.

M&Co’s Shopkins T-shirt

Mini Stella Draws from Stanley & Stella

The popular Shopkins toys feature on M&Co’s short-sleeved, 100% cotton, pink T-shirt. Stanley & Stella’s Mini Stella Draws (STTG928) is a fab match in cream heather pink. It is made from 100% organic, ringspun, combed cotton single jersey – a great fabric choice for this market.

Larkwood’s Zip Through Hoodie

Primark’s Younger Boy Union Jack Hoodie

For toddlers there is Primark’s Younger Boy Union Jack Hoodie. This full zip style features a big print and kangaroo pocket – those inspired by it would do well to start with Larkwood’s Zip Through Hoodie (LW005) made from 280 gsm, 80% cotton/20% polyester brushed back fleece. It has knitted rib at cuff and hem, as well as a dyed to match YKK zip, and is available for ages 6/12 to 3/4 years.

Mini Boys Grey Sporty Jacket from River Island

Kids Varsity Jacket from Just Hoods by AWDis

The final garment this month is the adorable Mini Boys Grey Sporty Jacket from River Island. Made from soft cotton, it has side pockets and striped cuffs. A good imprint pair is the Kids Varsity Jacket (JH043J) from Just Hoods by AWDis with its stripe details, welt contrast pockets and press-stud closure. It has a taped back neck and a small opening in the pocket for earphone cords.