Raising children is a lifelong commitment and can take a toll on your bank account. Of course, you want the best for your baby. Baby clothes must be comfortable, durable and attractive, yet it’s not always easy to find ones that fit your standards without breaking the bank. Alas, here is your guide to the best baby clothing stores in Sacramento, no matter what you look for when outfitting your children.
Mother Goose Store
Hours: Tues to Fri – 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 4p.m.
Mother Goose sells slightly used baby and children’s clothing and comes highly recommended by its customers. It has a great collection of consignment clothing and you can score bargains on gently used apparel for your little ones. The items sold are of good quality and those who love shopping at thrift stores can now do the same for their little ones.
Hours: Tues to Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This cute retailer has a great collection of eclectic children’s clothing. It carries apparel for newborns through kids age 8. Koukla Kids is the perfect place for those stylish parents who want to dress their kids in funky, cool clothing. The shop offers a variety of unique lines, including fair trade and organic clothing. You can find a list of the lines on the store’s website, along with a brief description of what each line specializes in.
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Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
This sweet baby boutique is full of unique outfits for infants. Most of the clothing has a vintage feel as some pieces are made with vintage fabric. Most of the items offered are of muted, pastel colors and are perfect for newborns. This is the perfect place to buy apparel that shows off the innocent beauty of a baby.
Mother & Baby Source
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This sweet, eco-friendly store in Davis carries clothing and guidance for new parents. Besides carrying a long list of clothing lines, the store also offers classes and groups to help parents of all stages, from pregnancy to play time. The store was recognized by the 2010 “Best of Sacramento” list, and many parents have written rave reviews for the support that the store brings, in both apparel and in advice. Another highlight: Mother & Baby Source sells diapers and clothing made from organic or recycled material.
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Infant Goodies And More
This custom seamstress can make your baby clothes for any occasion at extremely affordable prices. The owner and seamstress, Sandra, has an Etsy shop and offers cute clothing ideas for infants up to 24 months. On the main website, Sandra shows you available appliqués that you can order for your custom clothing. Visit her Etsy site for pricing and more options.
Caitlin Gaustad is a freelance writer and a fourth year student pursuing a Managerial Economics major and Spanish minor at the University of California, Davis. You can usually find her with the latest copy of a fashion magazine, which she reads cover-to-cover, admiring the styling and design of each layout. Caitlin is excited to bring you coverage of Davis fashion and trends. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.