With spring just around the corner, many parents will be looking for a place to buy new clothing for their children. It can be a difficult and time-consuming activity, especially if you don’t know the many great children’s clothing stores in St. Louis. Listed below are five of the best in town.
City Sprouts
8807 Ladue Road 
Clayton, MO 63124
(314) 726-9611

More than just a clothing store, City Sprouts offers children’s toys, books, car seats, strollers, bedding, furniture, bottles and more. You can also find kid’s shoes, coats and accessories. Pick up an Easter dress for your daughter and a suit and bow tie for your son. At City Sprouts you are able to grab books for the kids, a crib for the baby, a necklace for mom and a travel bag for dad all under one roof. 

Janie And Jack
Saint Louis Galleria
1142 Saint Louis Galleria, Floor 1
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
(314) 725-9222

For a special occasion, Janie and Jack is a great place to purchase a unique outfit. The store offers fine children’s clothing with hand-sewn details for sizes newborn to six years old. You can purchase a Pleated Twill Dress for your daughter at just over $30 or a Rosette Silk Dress for about $189. For your son you can pick up a Plaid Shirt for about $12 or a Seersucker Suit at $289.

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Oh So Cheeky Boutique

Robyn Crecelius, owner of the web-based Oh So Cheeky Boutique, lives just outside of St. Louis in Dardenne Prairie. This children’s boutique offers personalized kids clothing including dresses, girl’s dance or gymnastic leotards, name shirts in any color or pattern, brother/sister shirts, bows and headbands, doll & girl matching sets, Easter baskets, personalized Disney shirts, and many other creations. This is the perfect place to order a customized embroidered item for your child. 

Verde Kids
27 South Old Orchard Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 962-5437

Verde means green and Verde Kids is an environment-friendly clothing and toy store. Offering clothing and toys made of renewable and organic materials, Verde Kids cares as much about how its products are made and packaged as the final product itself. Offering organic baby and children’s clothes, toys, recycled greeting cards, locally-made cleaning products and handmade jewelry, Verde Kids also has an interactive play area for kids.

Once Upon A Child
Multiple locations in the St. Louis area

With locations in South County, Ballwin, Kirkwood, Creve Coeur and St. Peters, this resale shop is conveniently located. Listed as “kids’ stuff with previous experience,” the store offers gently used children’s clothes at great prices. Once Upon a Child buys and sells clothing, shoes, toys, furniture, strollers, cribs, furniture and much more. Because kids outgrow their clothes before they wear out, this is an excellent choice for parents.

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Janet Kontz is a Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in family and parenting issues. She is an Active Parenting course leader and holds a Master of Arts degree in professional counseling. She has worked as a Foster Care Worker, a Substance Abuse Counselor, an Outpatient Adolescent Therapist and a Behavioral Coach. She currently teaches Technology and Writing. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.