London is great for shopping, and finding places to get hold of the latest and greatest kids’ clothes is certainly no exception! Here’s our top picks for shopping for children’s clothing in and around Shoreditch.
Buggies & Bikes
23 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 4PH
This great little find in Hackney is about much more than just kid’s clothes, though they certainly stock a more than satisfactory range. In addition to going clothes shopping, here you’ll also find an array of great gifts, toys and games sure to keep the kids entertained during your stay at hotels near Shoreditch. Some of the toys on offer here are delightfully handmade, including a collection of wooden toys for a timeless feel. The clothing in store reflects the same timeless feel, and the shop itself is delightfully quirky and kid-friendly, so the whole family will be sure to enjoy browsing.
Bob & Blossom
140 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London. E2 7RG
This lovely East London store specialises in all manner of children’s clothing and accessories, from the basics like t-shirts and Babygros through to a range of shoes, tights and party wear. Billed as offering clothing which is both adorable and trendy, the store also has a range of retro toys for those seeking to inject a bit of kitsch charm into their lives. A range of cards and gift boxes makes it simple to wrap things up as a gift and take them back to your M by Montcalm Shoreditch rooms for safekeeping while you enjoy the rest of your trip.
80 St John’s Wood High Street, London NW8 7SH
This great shop gives children’s clothes a high-end feel. Igloo specialises in designer kid’s clothes, babywear, shoes and toys. The age range includes plenty for both babies and school-aged children, and the shop itself is as sleekly well-designed as you might expect for a purveyor of top-notch kids-wear. If you’re seeking a little more than just clothing, there are also plenty of books and toys to take a look at, which could help to give the kids a surprise while you stay at hotels near Shoreditch.
Unit 8 Portobello Green, 281 Portobello Road, London W10 5TZ
The clothing on show here tends to be unusual, with plenty of kids costumes injecting a bit of fun for children. All the items are handmade by the proprietor, meaning you are sure to get hold of something truly unique during your visit. Many of the items available are also heavily tied to the company’s London roots, so if you’re seeking an offbeat souvenir for a younger visitor, this would be a great destination to try.
Oh Baby London
4 Foscote Mews, London W9 2HH
The name might be a giveaway, but Oh Baby specialises specifically in baby and toddler clothes, and they’re some of the most interesting you are likely to find! From playsuits with slogans like ‘New Kid on the Block’ to t-shirts which imitate smart black tie, baby biker jackets and much more besides, this is a great place for individualistic parents to showcase their unique sense of style through their kid’s wardrobes.