The Children’s Place Matchables: Dressing Made Easy!

08/01/2010 at 11:00 AM ET
The Children’s Place

Giving your little one free reign of their closet takes a lot of trust. You just never know what they’ll end up wearing.

That’s why we’re big fans of the super cute Matchables ($3 each) at The Children’s Place. They’re so easy to mix and match, they make getting dressed a breeze and your tot will always look adorable. Available in sizes 6 months to 14 for both boys and girls, the colorful collection includes sporty shorts, cool tanks and breezy tees.

Even better? Now you can shop the company’s affordable fashions directly from their Facebook page. Become a fan and you’ll also receive exclusive discount codes and photos of highlighted looks of the week.

— Anya Leon

Courtesy of The Children’s Place

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Cindy on

While these are cute, I think they used to be called Garanimals.

Jennifer on

The Garanimals brand is still around. Walmart sells it. These are cute and would make great play clothes.

poppykai on

While maybe good for going out and getting dirty, they are otherwise VERY BORING outfits!!

Keis on

Wow, very cute, gendered clothing. It’d be great if there was some middle ground instead of boys’ and girls’ clothing.

Tessa on

Garanimals are sold at Walmart. These are the from The Children’s Place. We have some of these

Tessa on

Our dark colors look very faded after only a couple of washings

T. on

I think this gives the child a little more freedom that Garanimals because the clothes are simple and can all match. The pricing is great too $3 just as reasonable at Garanimals.

IvyMike on

I hope this doesn’t get me jumped or start a war and I hope I can say it as much PC as possible….

I think these would be awesome for a learning disabled child! A child who maybe would have trouble at a bit of an older age, picking out things that match.

That said, they do look very cheaply made and we all know you get what you pay for. I don’t have kids but my favorite go to for gifts is carter’s. We had Garanimas when I was a kid. I remember when Gymboree was kind of a start up whose “gimmmick” was clothes that grew with a child. Long cuffs that could be rolled up at first and more than one row of snaps, things like that. I don’t know much about The Children’s Place.

Anna on

That is really cheap! I like the idea of everything matching but it still means the kid would be in the same outfit every day just different colour. They could add some different style shorts to the line.

TC on

I LOVE that celebrity babies has decided to showcase AFFORDABLE items! Thank you!

mamabear on

why do adults that design clothes think children are morons that need to be dressed so tackily?

Lorus on

I was just at TCP yesterday and I looked through these clothes. I bought the purple heart shirt for my 2yo but all the shorts were just not my style. They were cut quite short, wide, and the waistband was cheap looking.
I love TCP jeans and some of their other items but many of their bold colours do fade pretty quickly.

Kate on

I’d rather shop at second-hand store and get good quality brands that will last then those! you get what you pay for…

Lila on

Love TCP!! I buy almost all of DD’s clothes there. They are NOT cheaply made. I had never had an issue with wear, rips, etc.

DD actually has some of the above outfits and they are comfortable and cool. Can’t wait to go back to school shopping and see the fall stuff.

Carie on

I used to work for TCP and while not perfect the clothes were not cheaply made (nothing is perfect even higher priced clothing). I bought their clothes for my son while working there and still buy them for him today (he is 7 yrs old and I have been dressing him in TCP clothes since he was born). He is a rough and tumble boy and the clothes last an appropriate time for how hard he is on clothing. Their items are cute and priced appropriately.

RKaff on

I shop at TPC all the time. The clothes are very well made and hold up as we pass them down to younger family members. We have never had any fading of darker colors. The solid colors are bright and fun to mix and match. The prices are pretty affordable for new styles and even better when they go on sale. The $3 price mentioned above is a sale price for the matchables. I have found that if I watch the sales I get better deals on these than I do at the local second hand stores for new clothes that hold up better. The accessories for the girls are fun too. They have some decent gender neutral infant clothes too.

brannon on

Ugh. Never. Super tacky.