Boys' Button-Down Shirts

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Boys' Button-Downs

Looking for a more formal top that will have your little guy looking his best? Whether it's for a wedding, picture day, or just for the everyday wardrobe, Kohl's has a great selection of stylish button-down shirts for your little one worthy of any occasion! Take a look at our various types of dress shirts to find the perfect way to keep your young man looking sharp!

While shopping for dress shirts for your child, it's important to make sure you're picking out the right size so they can make the most of their new style. Be sure to take a look at our size chart for boy's button-down shirts below to get started!

Size Chart
Alpha sizeNumeric sizeHeightChestWaistHipsInseam
S850.5"-53"27"23.5"28"24.25"
M10-1253"-58"28"-29"24.5"-25.5"29"-30"25.25"-27.25"
L14-1658"-63"30"-31"26.75"-28"31.5"-33"28.25"-29.25"
XL18-2063"-68"32"-33"29.25"-30.5"34.5"-36"30.25"-31.25"

*Size chart is a general guide. It may include sizes that are unavailable for this item.

Button-Down vs. Button-Up

Wondering what the difference between a button-down and button-up shirt is? Many times, these terms are used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two. Put simply, button-down shirts are a certain kind of button-up shirt. While button-up - or button-front - shirts refer to any kind of shirt with buttons on the front, button-down shirts refer to shirts with a button (or buttons) on the collar, allowing for it to be fastened.

Formal vs. Casual

A staple of formalwear, a button-up shirt is a quintessential part of the wardrobes of kids and adults alike. If you're looking to strengthen their dress attire, a long-sleeve dress shirt will do the trick. Additionally, if you're worried about them getting chilly, you can add another layer of class and comfort with a sweater over their dress shirt! To complete the look, you can match your young one's new dress shirt with a tie and dress pants to have them stand out at any formal gathering!

While dress shirts are the perfect addition to your young one's formal attire, finding the right button-down for more casual, everyday occasions can give them a distinguished style. A short-sleeve button-down shirt untucked with denim pants is a great way to make sure they're stylish on school days! Pairing this look with their usual sneakers can give off the perfect cross between classy and casual.

Styles

With many different options to choose from, Kohl's makes it easy to create a distinct style for your little one. Whether they want to try out a dress shirt that's striped, plaid, or with a unique design, there are plenty of possibilities that will fill out your child's wardrobe with ease! Match their favorite style of button-down shirt with a pair of boys dress pants to help complete his new look!

Ties

A timeless combination, the dress shirt and tie is synonymous with classic formal attire for all ages. You can browse our tie options for boys, including classic solid color ties, bowties and suspenders, clip-on ties, and more! Whatever look you're searching for, our collection will help meet your needs for any occasion. Check out Kohl's selection of ties to bring your child's formal game up a notch!

Dressing formally puts your best foot forward to establish a good impression, and the same applies to our young ones, too. A button-down shirt is a great place to start to bring in some dressier wardrobe choices, but is versatile enough to work in casual settings as well. You can check out boy's dress clothes and outfits right here to complete a look that will bring your child's style to a new level!