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BEST Children's Clothing

2014 BEST Children's Clothing

Bringing Up Baby

Boston

Whether your brood’s in tow out of necessity or to ensure accurate sizing, Bringing Up Baby makes the experience both convenient (the nursing and changing room) and fun (a toys area, crafts events). With its four organic layette lines and… read more »

2013 BEST Children's Clothing

Lester Harry’s

Boston

Spending time in the serene and lovely Lester Harry’s is like entering a magical portal to a land where babies don’t ever cry or spit up, and there are no finger-paint fiascos, tantrums, or time-outs. Okay, maybe that’s just our… read more »

2013 BEST Children's Clothing, South

Bundle of Hope

Scituate

Clothing, accessories, furniture, and more: Bundle of Hope offers it all, with a delightful variety and a warm personal touch. Leave your kids in the play area while you peruse the high-quality offerings for infants and toddlers; have them try… read more »

2013 BEST Children's Clothing, North

Lively Kids

Newburyport

We’re big fans of this hip little tots spot, which owner and New York transplant Kim Lively opened back in 2006. Mini fashion plates will love brands like Tea, Livie & Luca, Desigual, and Appaman, shelved alongside high-quality accessories and… read more »

2013 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Kenzie Kids and K Girl

Wellesley

This is where all the best-dressed kids in school shop. One side of the store caters to wee ones with Little Giraffe onesies, Deux Par Deux dresses and jeans, Splendid tees, and Montclair jackets. The other side, meanwhile, features trendy… read more »

2012 BEST Children's Clothing

Lester Harry’s

Boston

The atmosphere at this Newbury Street store is more gallery than Gymboree. The precious collection of baby- and kidswear is set against a backdrop of chandeliers and hardwood floors. The tiny down jackets and cashmere cardigans will cost you, but… read more »

2012 BEST Children's Clothing, North

Lively Kids

Newburyport

Ditch the frilly frocks and sailor suits for onesies with attitude at this two-story Newburyport boutique, where newborn getups come adorned with sayings like “iPood” and “Miso Cute.” The eco-friendly wares for children under six give modern parents plenty to… read more »

2012 BEST Children's Clothing, South

Bundle of Hope

Scituate

With charming clothing and accessories from lines like Zutano, Aden + Anais, and Petit Bateau; a dressing room with a handpainted toile motif; and a French armoire that doubles as a display area, this place is way more sophisticated than… read more »

2012 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Pollywogs

Needham

An adorable selection of threads from Petit Bateau, Kissy Kissy, and Pink Chicken is displayed here among hanging paper lanterns and decorative flags. The icing on this charming confection of a children’s boutique is the sweet-as-pie staffers, who are more… read more »

2011 BEST Children's Clothing

The Red Wagon

Boston

This shop provides a variety of styles to fit a variety of budgets: Leather motorcycle jackets are perfect for the itsy-bitsy easy rider, while turquoise tutus will brighten a wannabe ballerina’s day. Fantasy ensembles at down-to-earth prices—now that’s a win-win. read more »