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Clothing for girls that defies gender stereotypes

Updated 12:23 PM ET, Thu May 18, 2017
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Girls Will Be designs clothes with a unique "in-the-middle" fit (not too fitted, but not too boxy) and graphics that break gender stereotypes. The brand comes in bold colors (beyond just pink!) without all the frills. Elizabeth McGuire Photography
Free To Be Kids aims to tackle gender cliches head on with empowering T-shirts for girls and boys, such as this one titled "Smart Girls Club." The company offers a choice between unisex tees, with plenty of room, or slimmer versions. Courtesy Free to Be Kids
Jill and Jack Kids aims to inspire children and adults to "think beyond pink and blue." The company offers eco-friendly clothes in bright colors for kids, tweens and teens and adults too. Courtesy Captured by Jess
The company buddingSTEM offers a line of girls' clothes celebrating girls' interests in science, engineering, technology and math. David Cuerpo, Jr. for buddingSTEM
Handsome in Pink provides eco-friendly clothing for children and uses color and words to bust through gender stereotypes, such as this shirt which says "Forget Princess. Call me President." Courtesy Captured by Jess
Princess Free Zone offers empowering T-shirts with images such as dinosaurs, skateboards and soccer balls. "Kids should not have to be brave to wear the things they like," says founder Michele Yulo. Courtesy Captured by Jess
Forget "boy stuff" and "girl stuff." Jessy & Jack believes those terms are silly and offers a line of gender neutral baby and children's clothes and accessories. Monte Simeonidis Attard
Girls can love dresses and dinosaurs at the same time, which is the thinking behind Princess Awesome. The company creates dresses with motifs that are traditionally found on boys' clothes. Red Turtle Photography
Sunrise Girl offers short and long sleeve T-shirts celebrating girls' different interests, from soccer to gymnastics to the great outdoors. Ben Dobson
Quirkie Kids believes all kids should be free to wear pink regardless of their gender. The company offers a line of gender neutral T-shirts. Holly Sosa