Scouted Children’s Boutiques You Should Know About in the Northeast & Midwest

When outfitting your little one is of the utmost importance, a small business that specializes in the younger set is your best bet to ensure a style success. From fun and festive frocks to the perfect shoes for a stroll, these small businesses in the northeast and midwest take pride in ensuring your wee one is extra dapper. To find a scouted children’s boutique near you, browse The Scout Guide Directory.

Photography by Jen Geer Photography.

SHOP: My Urban Toddler
LOCATION: Ann Arbor, Michigan
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: A mother of four and native to Ann Arbor, owner Rosa radiates joy, a feeling that is palpable in her shop and carried away when you leave with her wonderfully curated items.

Photography by Allison Leonard of Kismet Visuals & Co.

SHOP: Mums + Babes
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Mums + Babes carries one-of-a-kind pieces, from the best Ohio State apparel to matching sets for mommy & me. Your littles will always be fashion-forward and on trend when shopping at this unique online boutique.

Photography by Katie Hayden Gamber.

SHOP: Castle House
LOCATION: Cincinnati, Ohio
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: A staple in Cincinnati, and under the ownership of Jennifer Bastos for the past five years, Castle House continues to be the go-to spot from all things baby to tweens. You’re always greeted by a smile and the wonderful staff is always on hand to assist in finding the perfect clothing, shoes, and gifts for littles.

Photography by Gina B Photography.

SHOP: Little Nikki’s
LOCATION: Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Recognized as the premier children’s boutique throughout New York and New Jersey, the owner Herma curates exquisite European layettes, baptism, communion, and flower girl dresses. Thanks to her years of experience outfitting little ones for special occasions, Herma has built relationships with families that spans generations.

Photography by Niki Jones Photography.

SHOP: Poppyseed Kids Boutique
LOCATION: Baltimore & Towson, Maryland
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: This cute little boutique started as a pop-up shop that was met with such a fabulous reception a second location was opened within one year. Poppyseed Kids Boutique offers a beautiful selection for families looking for eco-conscious alternatives to fast fashion brands.

My Urban Toddler appears in The Scout Guide Ann Arbor. Mums + Babes appears in The Scout Guide Columbus. Castle House appears in The Scout Guide Cincinnati. Little Nikki’s appears in The Scout Guide Bergen County. Poppyseed Kids Boutique will appear in The Scout Guide Baltimore.