Last summer I bought most of Oliver's clothes a bit too big in the hopes that they would fit him again this spring and summer. I bought tons of shorts, tanks, and tee shirts from Target and Old Navy, however when I took them out this year, the material was so rough from all the washing and the collars and hems were in rugged shape. I ended up throwing most of them out. They weren't even worth saving for the next child.
So, I decided this year to invest in higher quality play clothes so they will last through multiple seasons and multiple children. Here is my round up of the best shops to stock up on this summer