Best of Boston

BEST Children's Clothing, West

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, 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, West

Abigail’s Children’s Boutique

Wellesley

Can’t stomach another trip to Gymboree? This sibling-owned store will outfit your little ones in classic style from the time they’re born through their preteens. You’ll find an excellent array of formalwear, along with well-priced everyday gear and adorable accessories…. read more»

2008 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Milalilu

Newton Highlands

The economy’s in need of a good spanking these days, which means baby clothes are eliciting more than just ‘ooh’ and ‘aah.’ There’s also ‘ugh,’ when shoppers do the math on something that gets months, not years, of use. Rather… read more»

2007 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Brussels Sprouts Kids

Newton

Relax, kids: This store doesn’t have any of those icky vegetables you like to dispose of in your napkin. What it does have is loads of great clothes you can’t get at the mall. That’s because the owner, Molly Moncreiff,… read more»

2004 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Petit Patapon

Wellesley

Petit Patapon clothes look great, feel even better, and are built to last. From summery batik sundresses for toddlers to cool, sporty beachwear for five-year-olds, Petit Patapon’s collections are just the kind of fripperies a kid needs: playful, but not… read more»

2003 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Petit Patapon

Wellesley

Darling details make the difference at Petit Patapon. Whatever best becomes your little one—frilly ruffles, rugged stitching, whimsical embroidery—this organized shop has a stylish stock of it. The daisy-flecked T-shirts come with extra protection from harmful UV-rays. Bright capri pants… read more»

2002 BEST Children's Clothing, West

Petit Patapon

Wellesley

Why should children get the short end of the fashion stick? For playtime and dress-up alike, Petit Patapon outfits youngsters—toddlers to grade school—in only the duds. Here you’ll find rosy cotton eyelet dresses for newborns, crumply pink beach hats, feather-soft… read more»