Its all about London baby! Not since the swinging 60s has London been so fabulous. The British fashion scene is hot, and not just for adults. Some of the worlds coolest kiddie-wear and childrens clothing stores are in the UK capital, and lucky for you, they ship world-wide.
Of course, the number one, ultimate British designer export is Burberry. It's no surprise that the Burberry children's line is conservative, adorable and very British. Label conscious families on both sides of the pond are Burberry crazy; Mom';s got a Burberry bag, Dad's got a nova check tie, and the kids can cover themselves in Burberry fashions from hats to boots and everything in between. Burberry Best Bet: Childrens Trench Coat
Rachel Riley is a gorgeous boutique brand with locations in London and New York. Her childrens wear is the ultimate in high-quality, classic kids' clothing. The online shop features beautiful clothing, shoes, pajamas and accessories for infants, boys, girls, teens and women. Garments from the Rachel Riley collection are often finished by hand and always constructed from fine, natural fabrics such as cotton, cashmere, wool and suede. Rachel Riley Best Best: Girls Smocked Dress
Their Nibs is a UK childrens clothing boutique that will ship hip kids clothes to the US. Fiona Bell, Their Nib's founder, recognized a need for quality, up-market childrens clothing that was more about individuality and style than about the label. Their styles are perfect for children aged 1-10 whose parents are looking for unique, quality clothing that will set them apart from their label-plastered playmates. Their Nibs Best Bet: Gruffalo Goodies
Tip: Read The Gruffalo
, a modern British picture book classic with your kids.
Where do international stars and heads of states shop for their children? At Please Mum London. In 1971, Please Mum opened its doors and changed the childrens fashion scene forever. It is the original boutique for high-end childrens wear, and its still going strong today. As their name implies, they carry fun, hip clothes that children actually want to wear. Their garments are well designed, well made and always fabulously expensive. Please Mum Best Bet: Amazing boys' clothes