Helping to choose their own clothes may be valuable education for boys. A recent region study on choosing garments for boys 9 and 10 years of age has indicated that their choice may not always agree with mother's.
Hardy, Mamie Lou; Huepenbecker, Agatha; and Warning, Margaret
"Who Chooses Children's Clothes?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 12
, Article 4.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol12/iss4/4