Best of Philly

Best Kids' Clothing

2021 Best Ethically Conscious Kids' Outfitter

The Nesting House

Jen Kinka is what she calls an “anti-consumer,” with a longtime aversion to the throwaway retail economy. So the sustainable children’s shop the mother of three runs with husband Chris is an ideal marriage of work and personal ethics. The couple trade and sell gently used, kid-tested clothes for newborns up to eight-year-olds, along with new toys, books and other kids’ stuff from like-minded businesses. Read More »

542 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA Website

2020 Best Words to Wear

Stoop and Stank

“Black Dads Are Dope.” “A Black Girl Will Save the World.” “Not Today, Gentrifier.” “Black Boys Deserve To Grow Up, Too.” This well-designed, powerful line of tees, sweatshirts and more — created by Philadelphian Brianna Downing — is inspired by Black pop culture and rooted in empowerment. Read More »


2019 Best New Children’s Clothing Chain


The KOP outpost of this Italian brand offers bright, playful, high fashion for boys and girls as well as some mommy-and-me outfits — if that’s your thing. Beyoncé, Gisele and Madonna are fans. Read More »

160 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA | 610-265-5165 | Website

2019 Best New Children’s Boutique

The Blue Béret

Like walking into the pages of a Madeline, Paddington Bear or Winnie the Pooh book — or any other tome that’s European and ultra-sweet. What started as an online shop last spring is now a pop-up shop (open until January at least …) that’s shared with other local makers and artists. Read More »

122 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA | 267-625-7312 | Website

2014 Best Everyday Clothes for Kids


Everyday clothes needn't be run-of-the-mill emblazoned Old Navy hoodies: Uniqlo, the new-to-Philly Japanese chain, has well-priced and well-made basics that are fun (printed leggings, Superman shirts) but not cheesy. Read More »

King of Prussia Mall, 160 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA | 877-486-4756 | Website

2014 Best Upscale Boutique for Kids


When you find an occasion (birthday party/family photo/first day of school) for which you can cajole the kids into wearing something a bit nicer, make a stop at upscale boutique Bedbugzz in Kennett Square. You'll fall hard for the ruffled tunic dresses, pint-size fedoras and sweet organic cotton onesies. Read More »

128 East Streetate Street, #102, Kennett Square, PA | 610-444-5566 | Website

2012 Best Children's Clothiing


The clothes here are painfully darling. You should dress your kids in them. Read More »

821 Lancaster Avenue, Strafford, PA | 610-971-9400 | Website

2011 Best Kids' Clothing

The Children’s Clothing Patch

If the success of a tot shop were measured in squeals alone, these proprietors could have retired yesterday. Read More »

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