Back to school shopping is an exciting activity for the kids, but with all the school supplies, new backpacks and lunch boxes, it can also feel overwhelming. With our large selection of boys’ clothing brands, it doesn’t have to be! There’s something for every kid, from infant to pre-teen. Even if your little one has no interest in shopping for boys’ clothes, we’ve got all the best boy clothing brands that will take him from recess to practice to grandma’s luncheons. Shop fifteen of our favorite boys’ clothing brands to gear your little one for back to school!

1. Nike

If you’ve got a little athlete on you hands, Nike is always the way to go. With large brand logo tees, and comfortable, stylish sneakers, he’ll be ready to rule the school yard. If he’s got practice after school, you can always pack a pair of Nike shorts or sweatpants for a change of clothes. And don’t forget to pack a sweatshirt for when practice is over!

Carter’s is a leading brand of baby clothes because of their quality fabrics and adorable designs that parents love and trust. With comfy baby outfits from jeans and tees to pajamas and onesies, moms can count on Carter’s baby clothes for their little boys. Carter’s toddler and kids clothes offer the same great quality in fun designs that he’ll love to pick out with you.

2. Old Navy

Old Navy is trusted as a brand for the entire family, so it’s no wonder that it’s one of our top brands for boys. Shop Old Navy for boys’ classics like jeans, shorts, and tees for the new school year. If your little one goes to a school that requires a uniform, you can also find khakis and polos from Old Navy at thredUP.

3. Gap Kids

Gap Kids provide classic styles with a cool factor that your little one will love! All styles are comfortable, breathable, and durable to take your boys from the classroom to recess without a problem. From semi-formal styles, like button-ups and trousers, to activewear and pjs, Gap Kids has everything your little one will be excited to wear.

4. Polo by Ralph Lauren

A leader in designer boys’ brands, Polo by Ralph Lauren provides higher end boys’ clothes. With branded polos and trousers, your little one will look put together without sacrificing comfort. If you’ve got events coming up where he needs to look a little more formal, shop for Polo by Ralph Lauren in boys’ brands.

5. Gymboree

Gymboree is known for their super comfy boys’ clothes. With elastic band shorts and pants to soft tees and button-ups, he can go from the playground to birthday parties in style. Gymboree has boys’ clothes for every season, with durable outerwear for fall and winter to fun board shorts he can wear to every pool party. Designs and cute sayings on Gymboree clothes will get you and your little one excited for getting dressed in the morning.

5. The Children’s Place

The Children’s Place has a ton of graphic tees for boys. From dinosaurs to funny quotes, these tees are sure to delight your little one and his friends. Additionally, The Children’s Place is a great brand for school outfits. Whether he’s just starting pre-school or is going on to middle school, The Children’s Place has the pants, shorts and colorful polos he’ll need to make a great impression on his first day!

6. Crewcuts

Your little man will look super cute in Crewcuts blazers, button-ups, and trousers. This brand is great if he needs to look a little more formal. Crewcuts also offers options that are more casual for weekends and playdates. With long sleeves and joggers, your little one won’t be slowed down or held back my uncomfortable clothes.

Cat & Jack has options for your little boy at every stage of his childhood: from infant to junior. With adorable designs, graphics, and quotes, he’s sure to get compliments from his aunties and uncles. Cotton onesies and stretchy pants for infants provide comfort and flexibility for even the most active babies.

7. OshKosh B’gosh

Tap into your son’s inner surfer personality with OshKosh B’gosh. With Hawaiian shirts and board shorts, he’ll be ready for an island vacay (or at least look like it!). Comfy and durable boys’ jeans and tees ensure he can feel stylish and still be comfortable all day.

8. Janie and Jack

From infant to toddler to big boy, Janie and Jack has you and your little man covered. From newborn onesies and outfits to kids’ sweaters, button-ups, and blazer sets, your little boy will be ready for anything. Janie and Jack’s clothes are made for his carefree and active lifestyle.

9. Mini Boden

Mini Boden has the style staples for every little boy’s wardrobe. With striped, long sleeve shirts, cold-weather coats, khakis, and corduroy pants, he’ll be set for the whole school year. Mini Boden isn’t just for kids, they also have comfy and adorable styles for babies. With baby accessories like bucket hats, your baby boy will look super cute while getting a little sun protection.

10. Hanna Andersson

Hanna Andersson is a favorite brand for babies’ clothes. With onesies, overalls, and stretchy sweatpants, Hanna Andersson provides baby boy basics that will look adorable but will also allow your little man to crawl or walk around comfortably. For warmer days, Hanna Andersson also has fun graphic tees with animal pictures as well as sun hats to make sure that he’ll have a ton of fun in the sun! *Shopping tip* filter for babies’ sizes in the navigation bar on your left and save the search on your upper right to automatically see the newest baby clothes.

11. Jumping Beans

Jumping Beans is for those jumping beans—the active boys! With athletic and casual wear, this brand is perfect for young athletes. With everything from sweatpants to basketball shorts and active shirts to plain tees, he’s sure to be comfortable no matter what game or sport he’s playing.

12. Under Armour

A trusted name in athletic wear, Under Armour is a great choice for all things active. With the brand’s namesake, your little boy will have the undershirts to provide compression for him to perform his best. With brand logo tees and active shirts, he’ll be ready to go from class to practice. Additionally, for post-game celebratory dinners, he can wear Under Armour sweatshirts and long sleeves to keep warm after a hard-fought game.

Buying clothes for a baby boy can be difficult, but Baby Gap makes it SO easy. They offer adorable prints like whales, giraffes, and clouds printed on supersoft baby clothing for baby boys. They also offer jean jackets and plaid shirts for stylish toddlers.

13. Cherokee

From pocket tees to collared shirts, Cherokee has the most adorable outfits for your little boy. He’ll be dressed to impress on the first day of school with the looks that Cherokee has to offer.

14. Levi’s

Find the best jeans for your little boy just in time for back to school. Levi’s has a wide variety of jeans and washes, and they even have jean jackets that he can sport during the year! The mommy-and-me opportunities are endless.

15. Vineyard Vines

Known for their signature whale logo, Vineyard Vines has slowly taken the world by storm. If your little boy wants something a little bit preppier, you can find button-down shirts and quarter-zip pullovers that are sure to fit the bill!

16. adidas

Let the little boy in your get back into the groove of school with the coolest shoes on the block. You can score the classic white sneakers, styles with the signature adidas stripes, and more colorful silhouettes that showcase his personality!