Casual Chic-Boys Fashion Must Haves For Spring 11

BOYS STYLEDespite the winter storms sweeping through the East Coast, the spring is in the air and in the stores. The spring collections celebrate the casual chic.

An easy going elegance of the timeless nautical style is one of the hot trends.  To create the sailor chic look from the first Gucci Children collection you need a few key pieces that will become your little dandy’s wardrobe staples.

AllSaints Spur Funnel Neck Jumper $32

This heavy knitted shawl neck jumper by the edgy British brand AllSaints has its signature branded button detail and external seams. This classy and incredibly versatile sweater is destined for the heavy wardrobe rotation.

Crazy 8 Crab Polo Shirt $12.95

There are dozens of outfits you can style with this wardrobe chameleon and layering it under the shawl neck sweater to create and effortlessly chic look is one of them. A tiny embroidered crab is a cute bonus.

Gymboree Seersucker Reversible Short $32.95

Not only these preppy/nautical chic seersucker shorts are sleek, they are also reversible! Two great looks for the price of one! Cool spring stripes on one side and a solid color on the reverse. Both sides have front and back pockets.

Goodfellas “Chain Braid” Driving Loafers $19.99

Italian style, driving loafers are making huge comeback, celebrated by numerous brands and designers and rightfully so. They are capable of elevating the most casual outfit to the entirely different style level.

Crazy 8 Aviator Sunglasses $7.95

Cool aviator shades. Do we need to say more? Also available at GAP and Gymboree.

Land’s End Boys Stripe Cotton Belt $14.50

This cool stripe adds a hip touch and laid-back attitude to the preppy chic of this classy outfit.