Perhaps the day has arrived and the baby needs a new onesie or the toddlers could use an addition to their trendy wardrobes. Whatever the age of the child, there are plenty of clothing styles available at personalized, friendly stores all over the East End. Readers have voted for the Dan’s Best of the Best Children’s Clothing Stores for parents’ convenience. The latest fashions can be discovered by skilled shoppers and cute babies are likely to become even more adorable in the diverse apparel offered at these locations.
Bean 2 Tween (79 Jobs Lane, Southampton; 631-377-3640) is the platinum winner for the South Fork. Located in Southampton, Bean 2 Tween is the place to go to find the perfect clothing for infants, toddlers, little kids and tweens. Easily-loved, stylish designs can be bought at reasonable prices and a variety of accessories can give an added boost to any child’s outfit.
The North Fork’s platinum titleholder, Creations by Lisa (123 Main Street, Greenport; 631-477-9612; facebook.com/creationsbylisagreenport), has been well-established in Greenport Village for more than 14 years. They offer a wide set of fashionable apparel and accessories. Though specifically tailored to meet the needs of younger patrons, including infants, children and juniors, Creations by Lisa may even have something on the shelves to catch the eyes of grownups and parents as well.
Another Southampton favorite, Aunt Suzie’s Clothes for Kids (20 Main Street, Southampton; 631-287-4645; auntsuzies.com) took the gold. Opened in 1984, this boutique offers a unique and fun shopping experience, and provides seasonal designs to refresh any child’s wardrobe.
Renee’s Kids Corner (10095 Main Road, Mattituck; 631-298-4223) is based in Mattituck. The North Fork’s gold recipient for Children’s Clothing Stores, Renee’s Kid’s Corner is a family clothing store prepared to provide outfits for your children to wear over and over again.
Silver for the South Fork, Baby Shock/Shock Kids (99 Main Street, Westhampton Beach; 631-288-2522) are masters of trendy tween clothing and baby apparel. They endorse a variety of brands including Zutano, Mish Mash, Baby Steps, Flowers by Zoe, Lemon Tshirts, Artwalk Sweaters and Steve Madden Shoes.
Bloomstrings (27850 Route 25, Cutchogue; 631-734-8222; facebook.com/bloomstrings), located in Cutchogue, won the silver for the North Fork. Selling fun and locally influenced clothes, this family store offers a nice selection of deigns to dress up babies and toddlers. Parents are sure to find something that pleases their own taste as well.
Hildreth’s Home Goods (51-55 Main Street, Southampton; 631-283-2300; hildreths.com) was awarded the bronze for the South Fork. Open since 1842, Hildreth’s Home Goods have a multitude of goodies stocked for parents and kids. Children’s furniture, clothing and toys are all available at this shop in Southampton Village.