Back to School season is here, so this means fresh clothes for the littles. I have my favorite places to shop for Jayden and I am going to be completely honest, Walmart hasn’t been one of them. I’ve only shopped Walmart for basics, undergarments, a pair of shoes, a hat, here and there and some Garanimals pieces for Summers. The Garanimals I do love as wardrobe fillers. And undergarments are always affordable at Walmart.
I was, however, challenged by Walmart to do a Back to School shopping haul for $100. I had no idea what I was in for because not much in the toddler boys section really stands out to me. Yes, my 4 year old is still in 3T’s so it’s hard to find apparel that’s trendy and not babyish and lackluster. To my surprise, I did come out with some cute finds (lots of sale items) and complete my haul, I ordered the rest online.
Faded Glory Sandals – $10
OP Sneakers – $13.00
Garanimals Khaki Shorts – $2.50
(2) Garanimals Screen Tees – $5.00
(2) Faded Glory Cargo Pants – $8.00
Angry Birds Backpack – 7.97
Hanes A-Shirts, 5-Pack – $7.44
Hanes Ankle Socks, 6-Pack – $7.34
(2) Hanes Briefs, 5-Pack – $13.94
(2) Healthtex 2-Piece Plaid Short and Graphic Tee Set – $15.00
Disney Mickey 2-Piece Tank and Striped Short Set – $7.00
TOTAL: $97.19 (excluding tax)
I think I did really good. I had to grab some Garanimals as they are also super affordable and bright. Each piece was on sale too. The Faded Glory Cargos were on sale, so I grabbed then in both colors. Jayden loves him some Angry Birds, so the backpack was a great find. He had been asking for a plush Mickey, so I got him a Mickey outfit instead. Love the OP skater shoes. They are very well made and are going to last a while. The Faded Glory Sandals were also a good buy since he had outgrown his other pair of sandals.
I was surprised to find the Healthtex shorts sets online. They don’t look like something Walmart would carry… they’re hip and mature. The price point is awesome and I love how soft the fabric feels. I hope Walmart.com continues to carry the brand because I am impressed. And of course no new wardrobe is complete without socks and undies from Hanes. I was going to get Jayden some underwear with the characters as they cut lower for a better fit, but those are SO expensive! I was able to get two packs of Hanes for the price of one super hero pack. Jayden could really care less who is or isn’t on his “unnies” so it worked out great.
So tell me, where are you doing your Back to School apparel shopping? Will Walmart be one of your stops?
I am a member of the Walmart Moms program. Walmart is compensating me for sharing my finds during my Back to School shopping haul. My participation is voluntary and all words and opinions are always my own.