Fawn Shoppe is a global boutique run by two women, one in New York City and one in Los Angeles, who were born in the same year an ocean apart and who share a love for children’s clothing that’s modern yet timeless.
Fave find: Anais & I romper, $78
"Rich grey, delicate gold trimming and a perfect silhouette make this romper one of our most loved pieces for spring."
—Kristin Swati, co-owner of Fawn Shoppe
Darling Clementine is a small shop stocking charming and delightful children’s wares while paying special attention to aesthetics and affordability.
Fave find: BabyLit board book, $10
"I love this book because it appeals to the parents as well as the little ones. The illustrations are fabulous, and harnessing a love of reading the classics is just fantastic."
—Lindsay Meyer-Harley, owner of Darling Clementine
Elm Baby is a one-stop shopping experience for natural, safe and organic finds for pregnancy, parents and baby.
Fave find: Masters and Miss gift set, $45
"Made from 100 percent pure organic jersey (so you know it’s soft on your little master or miss’ skin), this popular set makes a modern and stylish gift for newborns."
—Bella Miranda, founder and CEO of ELM Baby
Babesta is a well-curated collection for the cool city child, featuring stand-out fashions, stylish gear and high quality furniture that makes sense for space-conscious living.
Fave find: Rockabye soundtrack, $17
"Grooving while getting your baby to sleep? Not a bad gig if you ask us! Using sweet instruments like the glockenspiel, Rockabye Baby reinterprets all the music you know and love, making it perfect for baby and parent."
—Jennifer Cattaui, owner and founder of Babesta
Brooklyn Makers is a collection of awesome, often upcycled products made in Brooklyn, New York, by local designers and artists, many of whom are mothers.
Fave find: Snuggly Ugly dolls, $55 each
"Reclaimed cashmere sweaters become the cutest, snuggliest dolls you’ve ever seen. Each is one of a kind. Adults want these even more than kids do!"
—Teresa Lagerman, founder of Brooklyn Makers
Shak-Shuka is well-edited selection of toys, décor, children’s clothing and more that is attuned to both good design and environmental kindness.
Fave find: Toto Knits sweater, $69
"These gorgeous sweaters are handmade by single mothers in their own home, and each piece is labeled by the knitter, which gives it such a personal and loving touch. (They’re also made from organic cotton!)"
—Joslyn Oppenheimer, owner of Shak-Shuka
Magic Beans is an independent business owned by gear geeks and toy gurus with an inventory that balances fresh and new with tried and true.
Fave find: Bugaboo pram, $1,049
“The Cameleon 3 Classic’s look is a nostalgic callback to the style of beloved Bugaboo strollers from the past with all the quality and versatility of the current Cameleon 3. The quilted fabric inside the canopy looks so cozy too.”
—Eli Gurock, co-owner of Magic Beans
Wellness Baby is a go-to destination for high-end nursery décor and furniture as well as unique gift items for baby.
Fave find: Morado Designs bodysuits, $26
“These bodysuits are 100 percent certified organic with a water-based based screen print, leaving them super soft to the touch! They’re made in the USA and packaged in an eco-friendly gift box.”
—Amanda Cartwright, store manager at Wellness Baby