Boys in this age bracket will be itching to look like their older role models, so let them dress similarly. Don’t opt for anything over the top, sticking to plaid button-downs and plain tees. Plenty of athletic gear is essential, especially a great shoe he can show off to his buddies. Messenger bags are more grown-up and laid-back, and if he wants a cool pop of color as a subconscious yearning toward his younger days? An extra should do the trick. An orange watch will look great peeking out beneath his dark-washed wardrobe.
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