35 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
Located conveniently in Boston’s famous Newbury Street shopping district, Babycottons is the place to get some baby clothes and then maybe head off to get something for mommy. This store stocks clothes for every kid from preemies to six-year-olds. Parents who are looking for the most popular designs for their babies, like infant kimonos, can count on Babycottons to have what they need. Parents will even find clothes sorted by collections with fairies and western themes.
14 Pleasant St.
Brookline, MA 02446
Fashioning itself as “curated cuteness,” Tiny Hanger has an adorably colorful storefront and an inviting atmosphere for both children and parents. For those who are looking for gifts for new parents or beloved little ones, Tiny Hanger does presents and gift wrapping to make life a bit easier. The clothing stocked at Tiny Hanger comes from some popular and some little-known local designers. It is easy to see that Tiny Hanger is celebrating childhood and community over at this Brookline store.
663 E. Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
Bringing Up Baby is a fashion boutique for infants and toddlers. Carrying everything from couture dresses to stylish sunglasses, this shop is all about dressing babies well. There is also an element of fun to the atmosphere at Bringing Up Baby. Sale events and even fun activities like making tutus are all par for course when it comes to shopping at this boutique. Toys, games and even baby’s first wheels can be found on the shelves hiding between the wealth of clothing and accessories.
23A Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02445
Village Baby is a lovely children’s store carrying clothes for infants all the way up to eight-year-olds. It is located in Brookline village and run by a former lawyer and a former teacher who banded together to open what is now an integral part of the neighborhood. Inside, parents will find a huge array of brands from Kicky Pants to Zaza Couture available on Village Baby’s shelves and racks. Therefore, when it is time for a play date or time for a party, there is something for baby in Brookline.
188 Needham St.
Newton, MA 02464
Baby Koo is a one-stop place for parents to get everything from clothing to furniture. When it comes to baby clothes, Baby Koo carries organics, swimwear, jammies and much more. No matter if patrons are looking for baby’s first Wellingtons or a dress, this store has it covered. The best part is that Baby Koo seems to focus on what is healthy and comfortable for baby’s first clothes over what is most fashionable, which is a nice change in a city housing so many couture baby stores.
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