When it comes to kids fashion in Atlanta there is fashion and there is Southern fashion, where kids are often better dressed than their parents! But it isn’t all smocked dresses, Jon-Jons and big bows, there are unique children’s boutiques all over the city which offer mini-fashionistas from all walks a life a chance to stand out and dress to impress. This list will help you find your favorite children’s boutique, Atlanta has a lot of them to pick from!
Here’s our list to help you address that burning question, “Where’s the closest children’s boutique near me?”
You can’t talk about fancy without mentioning The Children’s Shop, in Peachtree Battle. This shop has been around for almost 30 years, dressing Atlanta’s best in top of the line childrens wear. They carry high end classics, such as Kissy Kissy, Feltman Brothers and Auraluz, as well as more modern brands, along with Beaufort Bonnet Company and Little English. If you are looking for designer clothing for everyday outfits, or a special occasion frock, you can find it all here.
Baby Braithwaite is not only the go to stop for baby clothing and gifts in Atlanta but it is home to the softest lovies you will find anywhere, as well as every essential new moms need in their lives once that baby comes home!
If you are looking for more of a “lifestyle boutique” then look no further than Seed Factory over in the hip Howell Mill area. The store stocks clothing for children from newborn to age 8, as well as books, simple wooden toys, and arts and crafts supplies for budding Monets, or just those who want to explore their inner creative voices. Check out their dedicated nursery area for baby basics, including furniture and baby gifts.
King & Bear Children’s Boutique was opened with the idea of being the destination in Atlanta for traditional, Southern style clothing, and they do just that by carrying a big selection of well-known designers and brands. They also support children inspired foundations in the community, so you can feel good about them giving back while you shop.
If bright colors and patterns on girls clothing is more your thing than demure appliquéd pieces, then Lilly Pulitzer is where it’s at, and little girls in Lilly shift dresses may be the epitome of Lilly couture! While you can certainly find these at local department stores, Mint Julep is the place to go to find girls Lilly wear (and other high end resort wear brands), along with ladies sizes, so go on, get those matching dresses, you won’t be the only ones!
Baby Bella may be inside a mall, in Phipps Plaza, but it is certainly a one of a kind shop, stocking European brands that are hard to find in the US, from strollers to dresses to bedding. The store carries many exclusive brands from newborn to 14 years old, for boys and girls.
Another Atlanta boutique with a European flair is Mitylene, named for the owners grandmother. Every item is handpicked to ensure they stock the most desirable brands, from European collections to niche and favorite US brands, to hand knits straight from the Andes. While this is a children’s boutique, they also carry women’s brands as well as home and decor items.
Baby Love Atlanta is an eco-chic boutique which strives to provide fabulous, yet sustainable items that help your family to live their best lives. Many of their items include ethically made, local, recycled, organic, bamboo, wood, and natural products. You can also shop their resale area to search for the best deals on gently used items.
Feather Baby was born out of a desire the owners had to ensure that they sell items made out of the best fabrics, from an ethical and all-natural point of view, and they have built a business selling hand picked curated Peruvian goods from independent, family-owned companies. These soft cottons will feel fabulous on your child, and you will feel good about supporting them.
You don’t have to venture inside the Perimeter to shop! The Crab and The Apple, a new store offering fine gifts and apparel for babies and children, is now open in Roswell, and they specialize in selling timeless classics for children.
If you ever question why you would pay full price for clothes your kids will wear a handful of times before they outgrown them then Rhubarb + Custard is the answer! Named after a retro British television show this consignment store is in the heart of Buckhead and let’s just say shopping the cast-offs from the Buckhead elite has its perks!
Another upscale children and maternity consignment store is Sweet Repeats, which has served Buckhead and the rest of Atlanta for over 35 years. They accept and sell seasonal, high end clothing for kids of all ages.
Not all stores are dedicated to just children’s items, and some of these have great sections full of uncommon baby and child products that are perfect to pick up for a baby shower, a birthday present, or a just because it’s so darn cute you need to buy it right away reason. We won’t judge. Beehive Atlanta is home to handmade, modern, and local items for baby girls and boys.
Sugarboo & Co, known for being a ‘dealer in whimsy’ carries that theme into their kids sections, with unusual toys and, yes, whimsical signs begging to be hung in nurseries all over Atlanta.
Marguerites on Dresden offers books, blankets, along with the softest stuffed animals and the sweetest baby clothes.
Salon Red Kids offers the opportunity to get your child a hair cut while checking out their large assortment of toys, books, costumes, accessories and gifts.
If you happen to be at the Swan Coach House enjoying the very Atlanta experience of eating their chicken salad and drinking sweet tea, venture through the gift shop on the way out to peruse their selection of bibs, books and blankets, along with clothes (newborn to 2) and toys, for kids from newborn to age 8.
If you are looking for a one of a kind toy to impress even the pickiest of children, Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop could be the place to find it. Not only do they stock a collection of unique toys and games, they encourage children and families to come in, take a look around and stay, while playing, exploring and creating.
Blabla Kids is an Atlanta based brand that is well known across the US, and how lucky we are that their flagship store is right here in our city. What started off as knit dolls has expanded into pillows, blankest and rattles and they make the perfect gift for babies, toddler and even bigger kids!
Treehouse Kid & Craft offers a space for kids to create and craft, as well as a shop with toys, activities and supplies that encourage creative play and learning, with locations in Atlanta and Athens.
When a toy store is owned by a local family and they give out kazoos when you buy something you know you have hit the jackpot. Kazoo Toys, in Buckhead, With a focus on imagination, education and activity they will help you find the best toy for whatever the occasion!
Did someone say shoes? Look, even the smallest feet deserve some style! Sprong Children’s Shoes has been dressing the feet of Atlanta’s children for 12 years, and offer a diverse selection of stylish, yet affordable, shoes, from dress shoes to athletic footwear, boots to flip flops, and even women’s sizes. They will ensure your child gets the best fit for their foot!
And even we know that sometimes heading outside to shop seems like a lot of work, and online shopping becomes your default, so if you must shop with your fingers instead of your legs then the locally owned J. Wills should be on your bookmark list! Started by a new mom in Atlanta searching for the perfect Southern attire, she highlights class brands along with up and coming designers.
Whether your heart desires smocked, embroidered and monogrammed styles, or you lend yourself to the less formal and more fun type of fashion, there is certainly a boutique somewhere in Atlanta that can ensure your child will make the best dressed list for years to come, all while shopping local!
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