This is our last summer before entering into back to school territory. Our daughter will be heading to preschool this fall. Which means this is also the first summer that we need to go back to school shopping in order to get clothing that will be needed for the fall and winter.
We recently cleared out her closet of all the too small items, and have had a mental list running of what she will be needing. Before preschool comes potty training, and with that the need for clothing that works with being newly trained. We had our list our list of needed items, and what we needed in the clothing for our daughter. Off we went to our local Carter’s OshKosh store.
If you’ve never heard of either, Carter’s is popular for their great baby and children’s clothing prices, their snuggly 1-piece microfleece pajamas, and their comfy, easy to put on Halloween costumes. Plus if you are looking for outfits that go with the holidays, it’s the place to check out. OshKosh is famous for their darling overalls, and hoodies. Back in 2005 these two brands joined together. It is our favourite store to go shopping for kids items ranging from newborn to size to kid girl and boy.
Normally Evie is all into what she wears and likes to pick out her own clothing, so I expect that she would be the same way when in the store to buy clothing for her. What did she discover tucked near the fitting room area… a play centre and TV showing a kid friendly movie on it. Well that worked for me, she and her Daddy hung out there while Mommy looked around first and pulled a few things to show her. I am loving all of the different options available, especially since I could find what we loved for Evie in the size I need for her, but I was also able to find the matching outfit for our daughter who will be arriving this fall. I cannot wait for my daughters to have twinning outfits! The staff are always so helpful in Carter’s OshKosh whether you are looking for something in another size, or have a question about products. I couldn’t find a pair of pants Evie loved in her size, but she had grabbed a size that was way too small for her. Right away a staff member came to my rescue and pulled the size we needed.
I love the fabrics that are available in Carter’s OshKosh. There is always such a variety, that you are sure to find what is right for your kiddo. For Evie I pefer soft fabrics, but that have colours that I know will be forgiving if a spill or crayon mishap occurs. I can only imagine the crafting messes that are going to happen come preschool. It is also very important to me that all items be easily washable, there is no way this mama is buying dry-clean only. Thankfully Carter’s and OshKosh totally get this need for laundry to be easy, and everything I have every bought has been washing machine, and dryer friendly.
What exactly did we pick our for Evie, with her approval of course, well we left with two pairs of pants and two long sleeve shirts for her. It was important to find pants that did not have buttons, and that did have stretchy waistbands that make it easy for Evie to put on herself. We picked a pair of Carter’s French Terry Pants in charcoal, and a pair of Carter’s Leggings in turquoise polkadots. We There are all sorts of light to heavy weight sweaters available in store right now, and we picked out one of each which will be perfect for our fall weather that can range greatly in temperature. We selected a Carter’s Floral French Terry Pullover, and a OshKosh B’gosh Original Graphic Tee.
I am so thrilled with our purchases from Carter’s Oshkosh from their Fall 2015 collection for girls and boys. I definitely took a look at the items available for boys, and I loved the colours, prints, and graphics. I always have a great experience shopping in their store. I am loving what is available from Carter’s Oshkosh for back to school. I know I will be returning to pick out my daughter’s outfit for her first day of preschool.
– Giveaway –
Carter’s Oshkosh have very kindly provided a giveaway of a $25 giftcard to be won by a Discovering Parenthood follower to help you with your #CartersOshKoshPlaydate back to school shopping. This giveaway will be open to residents of Canada only. Who else needs to go back to school shopping? Be sure to enter the giveaway through rafflecopter below.
You can also keep an eye out on Instagram for #CartersOshKoshPlaydate if you are wanting to check out some of the fall 2015 fashions in action.