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Best Children’s Clothing In Seattle

December 8, 2010 2:22 PM

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Shopping for the best children’s clothing in Seattle might take you from a small, eclectic boutique to a budget-conscience yet stylish consignment store. One thing is for sure – the Emerald City has some stylish kiddos and these shops may be why.
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Clover

5335 Ballard Avenue N.W.
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 782-0715
www.clovertoys.com

Wander down the tree-lined, cobblestone streets in Ballard to find Clover, a 6-year-old store featuring European-designed children’s clothing. Flowing, gypsy-influenced dresses and sweaters, along with colorful Danish tights and socks are a few of Clover’s specialties. You’ll find a wide variety of sizes, from newborn up to size eight, and some soft-soled infant shoes as well. Also check out the handmade wooden toys, heirloom quilts and charming reproductions of vintage illustrations. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Boston Street Baby

1902 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 634-058

This consciously hip store near Seattle’s Pike’s Market offers true Northwest style. Chic raincoats, reversible sweater dresses, handmade hats and soft blankets are just a few of the items you’ll find here. Organic cotton is the fabric of choice, as is supporting small local designers with innovative ideas. As a bonus, you can rest well when you shop at Boston Street Baby, because you are supporting free trade and all the items in the store are manufactured without the use of sweatshops. Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Kids on 45th

1720 N. 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 633-5437
www.kidson45th.wordpress.com

If you are looking at the bottom line or simply want to buy something ultra trendy without spending a lot of money, look no further than Kids on 45th. This consignment store is among the best in Seattle for gently used clothing, books, games and toys. The selection of affordable clothing is abundant for the infant and preschool crowd, and the customer service can’t be beat. Arrive early on the weekends to avoid the chaos of bargain hunters, and be ready to park your stroller in front of the store, as it doesn’t have ample space to accommodate them. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

- By Nicki Callahan

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