Petit Bateau

Petit Bateau

'Maman les petits bateaux qui vont sur l’eau ont-ils des jambes?’ or ‘Mummy, do the boats on the water have legs?’ to you and I, is the French nursery rhyme that launched a thousand ship-themed clothes. Shop Petit Bateau for yourself and your kids.

Petit Bateau is a French children's clothing and underwear company that has gone down in fashion history like no other brand before. As old as 1893, most of Petit Bateau’s workers still work out of the hosiery factory in Troyes that it all started in. Designing and knitting 3.4 million T-shirts and 3.5 million pairs of pants every single year, this team of experts bring beautifully-soft clothing to babies, children and adults all around the world.

Petit Bateau are known for their unique and top-secret cotton. Refusing to let go of their vintage "French" sailor style, you can find the famously adorned sailor, Petit Bateau, on the majority of their collection, from sweaters, t-shirts and dresses to their infamous raincoat and boots. Petit Bateau revisits their classics every season, but they are not only renowned for their underwear but also their super soft bodysuits and pyjamas.

Petit Bateau know how important freedom is, especially for children, which is why every item of clothing is made to allow for freedom of movement, as well as being ultra-soft. Newborn clothes are made with flat seams to prevent chafing, meaning that babies are given ultimate comfort. From briefs to bodies, through to newborn clothes, all the Petit Bateau basics have been designed to enable children to feel comfortable in their clothes and enjoy freedom of movement.

Iconic designs include the waxed yellow raincoat, classic peacoat, sailor jumper and Breton stripe top, although all the thoroughly French pieces by this label are very popular among style and comfort-lovers the world over. Petit Bateau still produce these bestsellers that have clothed children for years and years, and will continue to do so for many more to come.

Whether you’re shopping for yourself, your kids, or a friend’s newborn, you’ll find only irresistible clothing in these Petit Bateau x BrandAlley sales.