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Classic Clothes for Boys from Tom & Drew

Summer Suits, Pants, and Other Basics

tom and drew boys' clothing!

Convincing your little ring bearer to wear a summer suit is like wrestling a lion cub into a pinafore.

Here to take the wrinkles out of his getting-dressed routine: Tom & Drew, a new line of preppy separates for boys. The summer collection features classic two-button blazers paired with matching pants or shorts in linen and seersucker — two materials that actually look better a little roughed up.

Add a cotton oxford and he’ll be ready to walk down the aisle — without creating a circus.

Available online at saigenicoles.com and pippenlane.com,  $60-$95.

this week in seattle!
ROAR
ZooZoo
What: Local troupe Imago Theatre brings enormous anteaters, rabbits, and frogs to life.
Why: Mischievous penguins playing musical chairs may steal your seat.
When: Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, 901 Broadway, Tacoma (253-591-5894). Tickets online at broadwaycenter.org. Adults and children, $19-$29.

FLIT
Fairy Circus and Carnival
What: See a show, try your luck at the game booths, and catch a glimpse of the mysterious Pink Yeti.
Why: Shiherizad, the fortuneteller, gives a peek into the future.
When: Thurs., 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-6 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: The Moonpaper Tent, 918 NE 64th St. To register, call 206-708-6741. Adults and children, $10; babies, free.

BLOOM
Northwest Flower & Garden Show

What: Learn about worms, make mini greenhouses, and find plenty of other activities for budding green thumbs.
Why: The Don’t Touch rule is on hold at The PlayGarden, a Charlotte’s Web-inspired Eden.
When: Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Pl. (206-694-5000). Tickets online at gardenshow.com or at the door. Adults, $10-$20; teens, $5; under 12, free.

Photo: Courtesy of Tom & Drew

LOCATIONS
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
901 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
918 NE 64th St
Seattle, WA 98115
206-708-6741
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
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