No doubt, Berlin as a city is stylin’. Often considered one of the hipster capitals of the world, Berlin is also home to a thriving young fashion scene and countless boutiques catering to both men and women. Of course, if its residents want to keep this reputation going, they can’t forget about die kinder! Indeed, they haven’t. Here are the top clothes stores for kids in Berlin.
Located in the increasingly family friendly neighborhood of Friedrichshain, just a short distance from Boxhagener Platz is Dollyrocker Kindermoden, which specializes in toddler and baby fashion. The store is lined from floor to ceiling with all sorts of colorful kinder clothing, including onesies and snowsuits for wintertime. There are also adorable handmade an vintage toys, baby wearing slings and other accessories available here. The items are unique and usually only a few of a kind. It’s a lovely spot to pick up a gift for a baby shower or to treat your own little one to something special.
Located near Dollyrocker on Krossener Strasse, Amitola is part kindercafé part children’s clothing store. The name Amitola is derived from the North American Indian word for rainbow, and the shop’s interior certainly is bright and colorful. There is plenty of space to shop and enjoy a snack with children in tow, something that is appreciated by the clientele of young families. Not to mention, Amitola holds a variety of different workshops, largely for various crafts along with children’s theatrical performances. The goods are predominantly secondhand, which helps to mitigate some of the expenses incurred when welcoming a new addition to the family.
Me & My Mum in Berlin’s most family oriented district, Prenzlauer Berg, offers a repertoire of goods and apparel for babies and children. With time, the shop inventory has grown to include arts and craft supplies, fabrics imported from Scandinavia, France and Japan, as well as jewelry and sweets. The aim of the shop is to provide lovely goods for people of all budgets. The cheerful interior features arrangements of goods that vary with the seasons, something that has garnered it a lot of popularity among customers. It is clear that all items for sale here have been selected with care and acute attention to detail.
One of Berlin’s trendiest children’s stores is Tiny, located in Mitte. Arranged like most boutique shops in the area, with minimalist décor and white walls and high ceilings, there are plenty of adorable, tiny items to woo over. In fact, Tiny sells an array of clothes for kids and babies that are quite upscale and stylish. The seasonal changing collections on offer here can be a bit pricey, but they also have continual sales featuring 70% mark-downs. The shopkeeper, a former journalist who wrote about all things kind related, is happy to show customers around, making the shopping experience pleasant and welcoming.
Located in Mitte’s thriving Augustrasse, Petite Boutique is an adorable little shop specializing in quality children’s toys and clothing. Everything included in the store is hand selected and well presented. The merchandise is always changing as well, so no two visits will be alike. Expect to find high end items by labels like Petit Bateau and others. The store itself is quite lovely, designed in minimalist, Scandinavian inspired aesthetics, offering a new take on the traditional children’s store. As for the clothes, they are simple, cozy, functional and adorable, often with retro influences. Without a website, Petite Boutique is a bit enigmatic, but that’s all the more reason to get out and explore it for yourself.
‘The little strawberry’ in French, La Fraise Rouge is a children’s clothing store in Kreuzberg, not far from Gleisdreieck Park. They have an extensive selection of goods for children including everything from clothing and toys to nursing gear, diapers, blankets and other bed linens. For parents, they also sell a variety of carrying cases, bags, and other convenient items for toting little ones around the city. In addition to their store, La Fraise Rouge also has an online shop, which can be quite useful when the task of transporting the kids to the store and back again is taken into consideration.