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Your Guide to Baby and Children's Linen

Your Guide to Baby and Children's Linen

Breezy and luxurious linen is considered a summertime staple. Adults love it for being lightweight and low maintenance, but have you ever considered linen baby and children's clothing? Linen has many positive attributes that translate well into children’s wear. If you thought linen was reserved for summer wedding suits or holiday blouses, get ready to change your mind. Find out all the reasons we love linen below, because we can't stop talking about it. 

Is Linen A Sustainable Fabric?

We’ve got excellent news for you - the answer is a big fat yes! In fact, linen can be considered the original sustainable fashion fabric. It’s been used for centuries, dating back as far as Ancient Egyptian times. 

Linen is a completely natural and biodegradable fabric that is derived from the eco-friendly flax plant. Its production process is also gentle on the earth, as flax is a resilient plant that can grow in almost any type of soil. Manufacturing linen requires minimal water consumption and pesticide use, resulting in a low environmental impact.

Another great thing about linen production is that barely any waste is created. Flaxseed and linseed oils can be derived from the flax plant, which can be used in everything from cooking to cosmetics. It's a true gem of ethical fashion.

The Benefits Of Children's Linen Clothing


Linen is one of the strongest fibers out there, which means it will stand the test of time. You’ll never have to worry about linen garments falling apart after a few washes. Linen baby clothing will retain its amazing quality no matter how many spills or stains come its way. Linen’s long lifespan makes it a prime candidate for luxurious and stylish hand-me-downs for new siblings, cousins, or friends.


Fun fact: linen becomes softer and more pliable with each wash. It also has the ability to absorb moisture without holding onto bacteria. Linen clothing will keep your baby feeling comfortable and fresh all day long.


As if linen couldn’t get any better, it’s also undeniably stylish! Linen creates an effortlessly luxurious feel on wearers of all ages. Plus, it actually looks good with creases so kids are free to be their active selves when wearing linen. What could be sweeter than a baby girl in a linen dress or a baby boy in a linen romper? 


Due to its lightweight nature, linen is often considered a summer fabric. It is great for keeping you cool in the heat, but linen’s temperature regulating properties also make it an excellent choice for staying warm once the temperatures drop. To extend linen’s life beyond the summer, simply choose pieces in autumnal hues that can be dressed up with light layers. 

Our Favourite Linen Pieces For Children

Are you ready to introduce this wonder fabric into your baby’s wardrobe? Humble Children is here to help! We have a fantastic range of linen baby clothing for your little ones from the best sustainable brands across the world.

kids brown tan rust organic linen romper
Latte Linen Jumpsuit by Dannie and Lilou

The rich hue of this adorable linen jumpsuit is perfect for transitional weather. A pillar of versatility, this jumpsuit is a unisex piece that can be worn on its own or as a layering piece. Keep your baby warm by adding a t-shirt as a base layer on cooler days. 

Shop the Latte Linen Jumpsuit

girls white organic linen boho tiered dress with rufflesWhite Linen Boho Dress by Dannie and Lilou

A dress so pretty you’ll wish you had the adult version! The gathered tiers and flutter sleeves create a sweet and relaxed silhouette that guarantees comfort. It's the perfect dress for twirling. 

Shop the White Linen Boho Dress

gender neutral kids beige stripe linen shirt

Beige Stripe Linen Short Sleeve Tee by Dannie and Lilou

You can’t go wrong with stripes, a gender-neutral classic. This shirt scores extra sustainability points with its cute coconut buttons. The roomy fit ensures ease of movement for your child and leaves room to grow. 

Shop the Beige Stripe Linen Short Sleeve Tee

girls sage green organic linen ruffle tank and shorts set
Sage Green Boho Linen Set by Dannie and Lilou

This boho set has it all: style, practicality, and comfort. Sweet ruffle details make this set extra special. The pieces can be worn together or separately for maximum versatility. 

Shop the Sage Green Boho Linen Set

gender neutral beige organic linen long sleeve jumpsuit romper
Beige Linen Long Sleeve Jumpsuit

Discover the beauty in simplicity with this easy natural linen romper. Small details like the lowered pocket and coconut buttons are what make this piece stand out. Long sleeves offer lightweight protection that will keep your children comfortable and warm through cooler weather. 

Shop the Beige Linen Long Sleeve Jumpsuit 

gender neutral kids organic linen grey pants trousersGrey Linen Pants by Kattan

These relaxed fit pants will surely become a staple piece for your little one. The elastic waist and wide legs are the perfect combination for all day comfort. Pair them with a simple t-shirt for an easy everyday summer outfit, or add a dressier feel with a matching linen shirt.

Shop the Grey Linen Pants


Shop the entire Humble Children linen range here.

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