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Mini Size Charts (Children)

In order to work out the correct size for your child: measure your child and check these measurements against the body measurements in the sizing charts shown.

Childrens sizing

How to measure

  • Height: Measure from the top of head to the ground (without shoes).
  • Head: Measure around the fullest part of the head.
  • Chest: Measure around the fullest part of the chest.
  • Waist: Measure the natural waistline, just above the hip bone.
  • Hips: Measure around the fullest part of the seat.
  • Overarm: Measure from centre back neck down the arm to wrist.

Please note that all our clothes are generously cut and will fit up to the greater size of the dual sizing e.g. 6 years of the 5-6 years so there is no need to buy a larger size.

N.B. Do not pull the tape measure too tight.

Mini measurements

Body Measurements (Dual Sizes) Hats Belts Socks
Age Height Chest Waist Hip Head Waist Size
1½-2y up to 90 cm
up to 35½"
up to 52 cm
up to 20½"
up to 48 cm
up to 19"
3-5½ (UK)
19-22 (Cont.)
2-3y 90-98 cm
35½-38½"
52-54 cm
20½-21½"
48-50 cm
19-19½"
52.5 cm
20½"
55 cm
21½"
6-8½ (UK)
23-26 (Cont.)
3-4y 98-104 cm
38½-41"
54-56 cm
21½-22"
50-52 cm
19½-20½"
4-5y 104-110 cm
41-43½"
56-58 cm
22-23"
52-53.5 cm
20½-21"
9-12 (UK)
27-30 (Cont.)
5-6y 110-116 cm
43½-45½"
58-60 cm
23-23½"
53.5-55 cm
21-21½"
6-7Y 116-122 cm
45½-48"
60-62 cm
23½-24½"
55-56.5 cm
21½-22"
54 cm
21"
62 cm
24½"
12½-3½ (UK)
31-36 (Cont.)
7-8y 122-128 cm
48-50½"
62-64 cm
24½-25"
56.5-58 cm
22-23"
9-10y 128-140 cm
50½-55"
64-69 cm
25-27"
58-62 cm
23-24½"
72-76 cm
28-30"
11-12y 140-152 cm
55-60"
69-78 cm
27-30½"
62-65 cm
24½-25½"
76-80 cm
30-31½"
55 cm
21½"
Girls:
67 cm/26½"
Boys:
72 cm/28"
Girls: 4-5½ (UK)
37-38½ (Cont.)
Boys: 4-6½ (UK)
37-39½ (Cont.)
Body Measurements (Dual Sizes)
Age Height Chest Waist Hip
1½-2y up to 90 cm
up to 35½"
up to 52 cm
up to 20½"
up to 48 cm
up to 19"
2-3y 90-98 cm
35½-38½"
52-54 cm
20½-21½"
48-50 cm
19-19½"
3-4y 98-104 cm
38½-41"
54-56 cm
21½-22"
50-52 cm
19½-20½"
4-5y 104-110 cm
41-43½"
56-58 cm
22-23"
52-53.5 cm
20½-21"
5-6y 110-116 cm
43½-45½"
58-60 cm
23-23½"
53.5-55 cm
21-21½"
6-7Y 116-122 cm
45½-48"
60-62 cm
23½-24½"
55-56.5 cm
21½-22"
7-8y 122-128 cm
48-50½"
62-64 cm
24½-25"
56.5-58 cm
22-23"
9-10y 128-140 cm
50½-55"
64-69 cm
25-27"
58-62 cm
23-24½"
72-76 cm
28-30"
11-12y 140-152 cm
55-60"
69-78 cm
27-30½"
62-65 cm
24½-25½"
76-80 cm
30-31½"
  Hats Belts Socks
Age Head Waist Size
1½-2y 3-5½ (UK)
19-22 (Cont.)
2-3y 52.5 cm
20½"
55 cm
21½"
6-8½ (UK)
23-26 (Cont.)
3-4y 52.5 cm
20½"
55 cm
21½"
6-8½ (UK)
23-26 (Cont.)
4-5y 52.5 cm
20½"
55 cm
21½"
9-12 (UK)
27-30 (Cont.)
5-6y 52.5 cm
20½"
55 cm
21½"
9-12 (UK)
27-30 (Cont.)
6-7Y 54 cm
21"
62 cm
24½"
12½-3½ (UK)
31-36 (Cont.)
7-8y 54 cm
21"
62 cm
24½"
12½-3½ (UK)
31-36 (Cont.)
9-10y 54 cm
21"
62 cm
24½"
12½-3½ (UK)
31-36 (Cont.)
11-12y 55 cm
21½"
Girls:
67 cm/26½"
Boys:
72 cm/28"
Girls: 4-5½ (UK)
37-38½ (Cont.)
Boys: 4-6½ (UK)
37-39½ (Cont.)
Body Measurements (Single Sizes)
Age 1½y 2y 3y 4y 5y 6y 7y 8Y 9Y 10Y 11y 12y
Height 83 cm
32½"
90 cm
35½"
98 cm
38½"
104 cm
41"
110 cm
43½"
116 cm
45½"
122 cm
48"
128 cm
50½"
134 cm
53"
140 cm
55"
146 cm
57½"
152 cm
60"
Waist 46 cm
18"
48 cm
19"
50 cm
19½"
52 cm
20½"
53.5 cm
21"
55 cm
21½"
56.5 cm
22"
58 cm
23"
60 cm
23½"
62 cm
24½"
64 cm
25"
65 cm
25½"
Hip 76 cm
30"
78 cm
31"
80 cm
31½"
Body Measurements (Single Sizes)
Age Height Waist Hip
1½y 83 cm
32½"
46 cm
18"
2y 90 cm
35½"
48 cm
19"
3y 98 cm
38½"
50 cm
19½"
4y 104 cm
41"
52 cm
20½"
5y 110 cm
43½"
53.5 cm
21"
6y 116 cm
45½"
55 cm
21½"
7y 122 cm
48"
56.5 cm
22"
8Y 128 cm
50½"
58 cm
23"
9Y 134 cm
53"
60 cm
23½"
10Y 140 cm
55"
62 cm
24½"
76 cm
30"
11y 146 cm
57½"
64 cm
25"
78 cm
31"
12y 152 cm
60"
65 cm
25½"
80 cm
31½"
Shoe sizes
Age 1-2Y 2-2½Y 2½-3Y 3-3½Y 3½-4Y 4-4½Y 4½-5Y 5-5½Y 5½-6Y 6-6½Y 6½-7Y 7-8Y 8-9Y 9-10Y 10-11Y 11-12Y
Cont. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
UK 5 6 7 8 9 10 10½ 11½ 12 13 1 2 3 4
US 6 7 8 9 10 11 11½ 12½ 13 1 2 3 4 5
Shoe sizes
Age Cont. UK US
1-2Y 22 5 6
2-2½Y 23 6 7
2½-3Y 24 7 8
3-3½Y 25 8 9
3½-4Y 26
4-4½Y 27 9 10
4½-5Y 28 10 11
5-5½Y 29 10½ 11½
5½-6Y 30 11½ 12½
6-6½Y 31 12 13
6½-7Y 32 13 1
7-8Y 33 1 2
8-9Y 34
9-10Y 35 2 3
10-11Y 36 3 4
11-12Y 37 4 5

Baby measurements

Body Measurements Hats Socks
Age Height Chest Waist Weight Head Size
0-3m up to 60 cm up to 23½" up to 42 cm up to 16½" up to 39 cm up to 15½" up to 6 kg up to 13 lb 45 cm
17½"
3-6m 60-68 cm 23½-27" 42-46 cm 16½-18" 39-43 cm 15½-17" 6-8 kg 13-17½ lb
6-12m 68-76 cm 27-30" 46-48 cm 18-19" 43-44 cm 17-17½" 8-10 kg 17½-22 lb 48 cm
19"
0-2½ (UK) –
12-18m 76-83 cm 30-32½" 48-50 cm 19-19½" 44-46 cm 17½-18" 10-12kg 22-26½ lb 51 cm
20"
3-5½ (UK) 19-22 (Cont.)
18-24m 83-90 cm 32½-35½" 50-52 cm 19½-20½" 46-48 cm 18-19" 12-14 kg 26½-31 lb
2-3y 90-98 cm 35½-38½" 52-54 cm 20½-21½" 48-50 cm 19-19½" 52 cm
20½"
6-8½ (UK) 23-26 (Cont.)
Body Measurements
Age Height Chest Waist Weight
0-3m up to 60 cm up to 23½" up to 42 cm up to 16½" up to 39 cm up to 15½" up to 6 kg up to 13 lb
3-6m 60-68 cm 23½-27" 42-46 cm 16½-18" 39-43 cm 15½-17" 6-8 kg 13-17½ lb
6-12m 68-76 cm 27-30" 46-48 cm 18-19" 43-44 cm 17-17½" 8-10 kg 17½-22 lb
12-18m 76-83 cm 30-32½" 48-50 cm 19-19½" 44-46 cm 17½-18" 10-12kg 22-26½ lb
18-24m 83-90 cm 32½-35½" 50-52 cm 19½-20½" 46-48 cm 18-19" 12-14 kg 26½-31 lb
2-3y 90-98 cm 35½-38½" 52-54 cm 20½-21½" 48-50 cm 19-19½"
  Hats Socks
Age Head Size
0-3m 45 cm
17½"
3-6m 45 cm
17½"
6-12m 48 cm
19"
0-2½ (UK) –
12-18m 51 cm
20"
3-5½ (UK) 19-22 (Cont.)
18-24m 51 cm
20"
3-5½ (UK) 19-22 (Cont.)
2-3y 52 cm
20½"
6-8½ (UK) 23-26 (Cont.)

Care Instructions

Unless indicated all garments (excluding shoes) are machine washable.

We do not normally like to recommend that our products be tumble-dried. This is because the heat can cause shrinkage and fading, and may shorten the lifespan of the garment, but most of our products can be tumble-dried with care. There are, however, a few products that must not be tumble-dried and these are clearly marked in the catalogue.

Indigo, denim and pigment dyed garments

Please note that all Indigo, Denim and Pigment dyed styles should be washed SEPARATELY i.e. on their own, before wearing. In addition, the dyeing process might cause garments to shed colour whilst being worn, until they have been washed several times. White or light coloured garments or upholstery are especially vulnerable. Boden cannot accept any liability if you do not comply with these instructions.

Composition Symbols as found on footwear

  • Upper
    Upper
  • Outer Sole
    Outer Sole
  • Lining and Sock
    Lining and Sock
  • Leather
    Leather
  • Textiles
    Textiles
  • Other Materials
    Other Materials

Sunglasses

Do not view the sun directly / not to be used in a solarium.

Optical Class 1 (UK only) - Sunglass lenses must not affect the wearer's vision and must have minimal optical power. Optical class 1 lenses are the sharpest and clearest lenses that you can get and will not cause any undesirable visual distortation.