If you’re looking for a list of children’s clothing stores in Chicago to browse through, we’ve put together the following compilation for you.
1. Lola + The Boys
Lola + The Boys was created by Irina Ovrutsky, who wanted to help parents and their kids to have fun with fashion and truly be able to express themselves! As a result, she opened her children’s boutique in 2016 on North Larrabee Street, with a further store in the Watertower Mall on Michigan Avenue.
Not only will your kids be able to stand out from the crowd, but they’ll be able to get up to their usual shenanigans without you having to worry about the durability of their outfits! All of the fashions are also kid-approved, with Irina’s own children helping her to curate the collections!
Say hello to Lola + The Boys.
2. Cloud & Bunny
Cloud & Bunny is situated on West Montrose Avenue, and is owned and run by Maja Haraslic. This store specializes in resale and consignment, meaning you can pick up quality items for your little ones at a fraction of the cost that they would have been if they were new off the rack!
They cater to all kids, from babies all the way up to pre-teens. Not only does Cloud & Bunny give you a way to shop affordably and sustainably for your children’s clothing, but they also give back, too! For every $1 spent in-store, they donate $1 to various charitable causes.
Reach out to Cloud & Bunny.
3. The Red Balloon
The Red Balloon can be found on North Damen Avenue. They aim to provide great quality yet fun children’s clothing to the greater Chicago area. You know it is something they are very good at, as they earned the accolade of being the best kids’ clothing retailer in Chicago for 2021!
If you are unable to get to the store, or your little one finds it tricky trying things on in a store, why not use their approval program, where they will send you 5 items based on your request? Anything you don’t like can be dropped off at the store, so you only buy what you keep!
Get in touch with The Red Balloon.
4. Twinkle Twinkle Little One
Twinkle Twinkle Little One is located on West Belmont Avenue. This boutique is run by Rachel Glasson, who was inspired by her own kids and her love of fashion to create a space where tots and their parents could both feel welcome!
Not only do they have clothing all the way from newborns to tweens, but you can also find everything you need for your home, too! Check out their furniture, bedding, and of course those all-important toys to keep your little ones entertained!
Pay a visit to Twinkle Twinkle Little One.
5. Bebe Elegante
Bebe Elegante aims to be there for you and your children for every special moment. Situated on North Ashland Avenue, they’ve been featured in publications like The Knot and Chicago Brides!
Whether you need gorgeous flower girl dresses or that perfect communion dress, Bebe Elegante has you covered. In business since 1992 and still in the same family, they know exactly what to recommend to make sure it’s a day, and an outfit, to remember.
Start a conversation with Bebe Elegante.
6. Adorable Baby
Adorable Baby was set up by Larita French in 2020. After many years in the children’s fashion business, there is no one better when it comes to knowing the best new trends for your little ones!
You can find this boutique on South Michigan Avenue, where they have top brands such as Bobo Choses, Nora Lee, +1 In The Family, and many more on the rails. Also check out their shoes, accessories, and toys on offer, too!
Stop on by Adorable Baby.
Kido is run by husband and wife team Keewa and Doug and their store is on South Delano Ct. They wanted to create a space in which all kids and their parents feel included and see themselves represented in their items no matter who they are.
They have clothing for all ages and genders, so your kids are free to express themselves no matter their size and shape. They also have tons of toys and books celebrating diversity to widen your little ones’ views of the world.
Say hey to Kido.
8. Lola Belle Kidz
Lola Belle Kidz strives to help kids to look cool, whilst also being parent-friendly too! Not ones to blend into the crowd, they carefully curate their selection of clothing to ensure that they have stand-out, unique pieces that you and your children will love.
With boys’ and girls’ clothing for all occasions, every item is not only Lola Belle Kidz-approved, but kid-approved too! Help your child to unlock their inner fashionista without breaking the bank.
Start a conversation with Lola Belle Kidz.
9. The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit is run by moms Lindsay and Steph. Starting from humble beginnings in 2020, they now have their very own store on West Chicago Avenue! With an aim of helping parents and their kids to shop sustainably, they offer a consignment-style service allowing you to pick up quality pre-loved items for an affordable price!
The Velveteen Rabbit has pretty much everything you need, no matter what activities your kids get up to, including sports and dance wear! They also have a ladies’ section too for those busy moms on the go!
Check out The Velveteen Rabbit.
10. BabyDolls Boutique
BabyDolls Boutique was established in 2007 by designer and owner Vanessa Rodriguez, and since they were first set up they have received a lot of coverage in the media, in publications like Crave and TimeOut Chicago among others! This is likely due to their passion for helping parents and their kids to get bespoke garments that are perfect for them.
If you are looking for something that is ready-made but looks great, check out their in-house line of clothing: pink & blue are the new black! If your purchase from this range, you’ll also be doing good, as a portion of the proceeds goes towards causes supporting neonatal care.
Found on North Southport Avenue, head on over to BabyDolls Boutique.