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Prepare Your Kids for Summer Fun with Landsโ€™ End Swimwear & Apparel

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By Macaroni KID May 28, 2024

As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, families across the country are gearing up for summer vacations and outdoor adventures. Lands’ End, one of our favorite classic American lifestyle brands, is here to ensure your kids are ready for every splash and sunbeam with their new Kids’ Swim Shop collection and vibrant, kid-friendly spring apparel.

We asked three moms — all Macaroni KID publishers — to test Lands' End kids wear and let us know what they thought. Here's what they told us.


The moms in this article received Lands' End clothing and swimwear in exchange for this review. All thoughts and opinions are their own.

Use code MACARONI at checkout to save 50% on select kids' items on Lands' End now! 
Offer ends Aug. 31, 2024


Arianna: Comfort and color

Arianna Dabu from Fort Myers, Fla., was immediately impressed by the vivid colors of the Lands’ End kids' clothes and swimwear from the Lands' End Kids' Swim Shop when she received her order.

"The blues, oranges, and pinks stood out right away when unboxing," she said.

Arianna’s two kids loved how comfortable the clothes were, perfect for their family's active outdoor lifestyle. 

“They are so comfortable in them," she said. "They were running, jumping, backflipping, and more, and the clothes didn't feel restricting or tight.”





Lands' End held up to rough and tumble play at the pool.
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 Boys Chlorine Resistant Short Sleeve UPF 50 Rash Guard Swim Trunk Set

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This mom also appreciated the practical features like easy-on and easy-off swimwear and tagless clothes. 

"They always complain about the back of their neck itching, but they didn't need to worry about that with these clothes," she said.

The bottom line: Would she recommend Lands' End kids wear to other moms? "Absolutely," said Arianna, who has purchased Lands' End clothing for her kids in the past. She noted the high quality and durability of Lands’ End clothing, making them a great value for the money. 





Great for school too.
Get the look:
Girls Pull On Knit Gauze Wide Leg Pants
Boys Short Sleeve Graphic Tee

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Essy: Matching Styles and Durability

Essy Chen, from Chino Hills, Calif., was thrilled with the vibrant colors and quality of the swimwear to outfit her young daughters. 

Her daughters loved their new outfits, especially since they found matching pieces in the wide range of sizes available. 

“Both my daughters chose the same exact print. So I was really glad to find one with both of their sizes,” Essy said. And when their new swimsuits arrived?





Matching patterns for the most adorable win.
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Girls Scoop Ruffle Neck One Piece Swimsuit
Girls Chlorine Resistant Twist Front One Piece Swimsuit UPF Dress Coverup Set

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"They loved them," she said. "They wanted to put them on and jump into the water as soon as they saw them."

Living in sunny California, Essy also appreciated the chlorine-resistant and UPF 50 material of the swimwear, providing essential protection without sacrificing style or quality. 




"Being protected from the sun is just as important to me, so I love that I don't have to sacrifice quality for price," she said.

Essy also highlighted the durability of the clothing, noting that the Lands' End kids wear has held up well after multiple washes at her home.

The bottom line: Would she recommend Lands' End for kids clothes and swimwear to friends? "Definitely," Essy said.

"I will purchase from Lands' End again. I did not know how cute and affordable their clothes were — and so soft. Kids grow so fast, so finding affordable outfits that are made of great quality is so important to me. And it doesn't hurt that Lands' End has such cute, stylish options."





Who's good at cheese? Adorable dresses for a special day out.
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Girls Woven Eyelet Twirl Dress

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Erica: Fit, features, and a brand she feels good about

Erica Alhorn, who lives in Wheaton, Ill., was particularly impressed with the fit of the swimwear for her long and lean twin boys. 

“I was very happy to see the slim sizes for the boys' swimwear. It can be hard to find shorts that fit in the waist for them," she said.








No mesh lining makes for happy kids.
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Boys Slim Stretch Hydroliner Sport Swim Trunks

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Erica also loved the practical features that are so important in kids' clothes like pockets and drawstrings. Her kids, meanwhile, loved the comfort of their new swimwear. 

"The boys were really excited there was no mesh lining in the swimsuits — they always complain about that in other bathing suits. The soft attached shorts underneath were such a great surprise," she said.

Erica also appreciated the high quality and durability of the clothing, emphasizing that they did not fade upon first wash and appeared built to last.





A great combo: Fashionable and holds up to kid play.
Get the look:
Girls Pull On Knit Gauze Wide Leg Pants
Kids Pull On Elastic Waist Shorts
Boys Short Sleeve Graphic Tee

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Erica also mentioned that she feels good about outfitting her kids in Lands' End.

"I'm making more of my purchases based on the ethics and quality of the brand," she said. "It can be easy to accidentally support low-quality, fast fashion brands when it comes to children's clothing because you expect them to grow out of it so fast that you don't care about the durability and long-term wear. But with more and more secondhand resale options, donation events, and textile recycling available right in your local community, there are no excuses to not buy from brands that have ethical standards, sustainability goals, and partner with organizations like the National Forest Foundation like Lands' End does."

The bottom line: Would she buy more Lands' End for her kids' wardrobes? Her children are begging her to buy more, Erica said.

"My daughter declared the knit gauze wide leg pants her 'perfect pants of the summer,'" Erica said. "And now it appears we have to buy all the other colors too ... which I'm happy to do because I love that she found something a little more elevated than just stretchy patterned leggings."

And her boys?

"My son is in love with the patchwork shorts he got. He has been in a HUGE plaid short phase for the last couple years, but these are just different enough to set him apart. He now calls them his 'handsome shorts,'" she said with a laugh. "The active boys T-shirt is already a summer favorite, which I know because my son asked me to do laundry immediately after wearing it the first time, so he could wear it again the next day."


Ready for summer fun!

Ready to give Lands' End a try yourself? With Lands’ End, you can trust that your kids will be ready for all their summer adventures in comfortable, stylish, and durable clothing, all at reasonable prices. Whether it’s a day at the beach, a hike in the mountains, or a splash in the pool, Lands’ End has your family covered.







Shop Lands' End now and prepare for a season of fun in the sun.

Use code MACARONI at checkout to save 50% on select kids' items on Lands' End now! 
Offer ends Aug. 31, 2024