Let's learn about clothes!

Get stylish with words! Our clothes vocabulary list outfits kids with the English terms for all their favorite attire, making learning fashionable and fun.


Today, we’re fashionably exploring the colorful world of clothes! Clothes do more than just keep us warm and comfy; they express our personality, culture, and sometimes, how we’re feeling. From hats that perch on our heads to shoes that take us on adventures, every piece of clothing has its story and its place in our daily lives.

Let’s dress up our vocabulary!

Clothes vocabulary list

Clothes are our second skin, a fun and functional part of every day. Learning the names of different clothing items helps us share our preferences, prepare for the weather, and even dress up for imaginative play. Here’s what’s hanging in our wardrobe today:


A piece of clothing worn on the head, often for warmth or fashion.
”He wears his favorite hat whenever he goes fishing.”


Frames bearing lenses worn in front of the eyes, typically for vision correction or protection.
”She put on her glasses to read the book more clearly.”


A piece of clothing for the upper body, usually with sleeves.
”His shirt is bright red and very noticeable.”


An outer garment extending either to the waist or the hips, typically having sleeves and a fastening down the front.
”She zipped up her jacket because the wind was cold.”


An outer garment covering the body from the waist to the ankles, with a separate part for each leg.
”He put on his pants one leg at a time.”


Short pants that come down to the knees or higher.
”It’s hot today, so I’m wearing shorts.”


A woman’s outer garment fastened around the waist and hanging down around the legs.
”Her skirt twirled as she danced.”


Outer coverings for the feet, such as sandals, boots, or sneakers.
”I tie my shoes before I go for a run.”


A garment for the foot and lower part of the leg, typically knitted from wool, cotton, or nylon.
”I always wear warm socks in the winter.”


A one-piece garment for a woman or girl that covers the body and extends down over the legs.
”She wore a beautiful dress to the party.”


A knitted garment typically with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.
”He pulled on a sweater because the evening was cool.”

Learning about clothes is not just about knowing what to wear; it’s about expressing ourselves and understanding the world around us. Studycat’s fun-loving characters make each clothing item an adventure in style and function!

How to learn and remember clothing words

Diving into the world of clothing with Studycat means more than just memorizing names; it’s about making these words a part of your daily conversation. Here are some stylishly fun activities:

  • Fashion Show: Host a mini fashion show where kids can dress up in different outfits and name each clothing item they’re wearing.
  • Clothing Match-Up: Create a matching game with pictures of clothing items and their names. Mix and match to learn and have fun!
  • Dress Up Storytime: Invent stories where characters need to choose the right clothes for an adventure, emphasizing the clothing words.
  • Clothing Sorting: Sort clothes into categories (e.g., weather, activities) and discuss the names of each item as you go.
  • Craft a Clothing Collage: Cut out pictures of clothing from magazines or draw them, then label each item on a poster.

As we button up our exploration of clothes, remember that every item in our closet has a name and a story. With Studycat’s engaging and interactive approach, learning about clothing becomes a fabulous journey of expression and imagination.

Until our next fashionable adventure, keep expressing yourself through the wonderful world of clothes!