Bright colors, floral prints ‘in’ for children’s fashion this summer


KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Often fashion is geared for adults, but kids can look stylish too.

Sarah Merrell with Gage Models and Talent Agency says parents can have a lot of fun with kid’s fashion with fun colors and styles that kids are sure to love. She says kid’s fashion is youthful, vibrant, fun and brings joy and cheer.

“For both boys and girls, bright colors are ‘in’ as well as mixing patterns,” said Merrell. “The colors and patterns this spring and summer are playful, bold and adventurous.”

Sado Boutique, a Knoxville children’s clothing store, shares some of the top trends:


  • Flowers and Nature: Lots of floral prints, embellishments that are flowers or floral accents along with animals.
  • Accessories: Fun, colorful accessories like head bands and hair clips with lots of embellishments. The bigger the better!

Boys & Girls

  • Sea Life: Nautical prints are “in” as well as sea inspired graphics or appliques like anchors, fish, sharks, mermaids and lobsters. Navy, white and red are big colors for boys as well as stripes that have a nautical feel.


  • Travel: Graphic tees with travel inspired graphics are big this season like airplanes and motorcycles. Neutral colors and camo give an “explorer” vibe.
  • Nature: Animal tees and prints are also in for boys.

All of the looks featured in this article are available at Sado Boutique located on Kingston Pike in Knoville. To learn about upcoming runway shows featuring kid’s apparenl visit Knoxville Fashion Runway’s website.

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