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Get the kids looking good for less

Posted on 27 March 2018
Get the kids looking good for less

Kids can be difficult to shop for. Not only do they grow out of stuff really, really fast, making clothing them, potentially, very expensive, but kids fashion evolves at a startling rate, and kids feel an unbelievable amount of pressure to "fit in" even the younger ones.

So, as a parent, what can you do? Thankfully, there are a number of outlets and brand that really "get" the difficulties of children's fashion, and develop and maintain product lines that are wallet-friendly, comfortable, robust enough to handle the day-to-day wear on busy young bodies, and, most important of all, fashionable enough that your child will love wearing getting dressed in the morning.


As Australia's premier discount department store, BIG W has a bit of everything for your kids seasonal shirts, shorts, pants, skirts and jumpers, sleepwear, underwear, socks, and more. The constantly evolving line means that with every visit there will be new designs and fashions to try, while BIG W also maintains a full range of more neutral "standard" clothing.

Most importantly, BIG W's buyers work hard to ensure that all product lines are cost effective. Standard tops and pants are often under $20 sometimes even under $10. At those prices, kids can outgrow their clothes quickly and you can replace them without breaking the budget.

BIG W is also a fun place to shop for kids. As a department store, it also carries electronics, toys, and other products that can make a shopping trip a lot of fun, and is the perfect way to get an otherwise reluctant child to tag along. As a one-stop location for all the clothing that your child will need, it's hard to look past BIG W.


Of all the things that you'll buy your children in a year, shoes are the most critical. Children spend a lot of time on their feet, and so you want shoes that will provide adequate support during this stage of rapid physical development, to prevent any health risks down the track.

At the same time, kids love their shoes, and shoe brands, and want to wear things that make them feel and look great. And that's where a speciality store like Williams comes into its own. Williams stocks a full range of shoes that will appeal to any child, including brands such as Diana Ferrari, Colorado, C'est Bon, Corelli, Lynx, Lipstik, Windsor Smith, and Portland. You'll be able to find shoes that meet school uniform requirements, shoes for your child's sporting activities, and casual wear for events and weekends.

To help you choose the perfect shoe for your child's feet, the sales team at Williams are all experienced and experts in fittings. You'll be able to take the time to discuss with them length the ideal shape, size, and design of each shoe your child tries.

In addition to the full service that the team at Williams offer, they also work hard to keep the price of shoes down, understanding how important affordability is to parents. Additionally, Williams participates in the Fusion Rewards program, which gives members offers, discounts, and other rewards at five different Australian retail chains, including Williams.


Clothing and shoes are all well and good, but the final piece of the puzzle is the accessories, which children love, as it's through accessories that they really get to express their creativity and individuality.

Unfortunately, accessories can become very expensive. Fortunately, at The Gift Bag Collective, this isn't an issue. This retailer specialises in hand-crafted, one of a kind pieces, and providing them at reasonable prices.

In addition and the kids love this by dropping in at the store, you'll often get the opportunity to see the artists at work creating their pieces.

The range that is carried at The Gift Bag Collective varies greatly depending on what's in stock that's the joy of discovery that's a big part of this shop's experience. But, generally speaking, you can expect to find the following accessories:

  • Hand-crafted jewellery in a range of colours and styles to suit all ages
  • Handwoven shawls and scarves
  • Bags, hats and clothing in a variety of fabrics and colours

After all that, your child will now be happy with their wardrobe, and all without breaking the bank!

The best thing of all is that, with the constantly evolving product lines, every time you need to buy some new clothes or accessories, you can be sure that your child will find something new to delight them when shopping at Pialba Place.

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