Shopping: 7 Amazing Florida Boutiques for Kids and Families
By Ginger Harris
When it comes to shopping for your little ones, the children’s boutiques in Florida are a playground of amazing apparel, toys, and gifts.
Here are a few kid's boutiques you should visit if you find yourself looking to go on a shopping spree in Florida:
1. Hugs and Hissyfits
4424 Commons Drive E., #2B
This Destin children’s boutique is well-stocked with dresses so cute, your little one will feel like a prince or princess. Brands like Mud Pie, Kissy Kissy and Gossip Girl round out the store’s offerings. Be sure to check out Hugs and Hissyfits selection of hair accessories, too, to give your little doll a finishing touch.
2. Petite Amie
7241 S.W. 57th Ct.
If you’re looking for something unique for your little one, Petite Amie in South Miami is a must-stop for great Florida shopping. The store not only carries darling dresses, including for baptisms, but hair accessories in every shape, color and creation you can dream of. Bikinis shaped like ice creams, ballet flats and smocked frocks are just some of what you will find here.
3. Haute Tots
6933 West Broward Blvd.
Where cool meets kids is this boutique's mantra. Located in Plantation, you won’t just find cute wares for your little girl, but also for your little man as well. Sizes range from newborn to toddler. And you’ll find tutus, homemade bows and embroidery at this posh shop.
4. Genuis Jones
2800 N.E. Second Ave.
If there’s a baby on the way, a visit to Genuis Jones in Miami is required. You’ll find an amazing selection of strollers, car seats and cribs, and the books, toys and clothing are as artsy as they are cool. You may even find yourself intrigued with the selection of puzzles and musical instruments.
5. Nesting Tree
5222 E. State Road 64
With kids growing out of clothes faster than you can bat an eye, a charming second-hand boutique for kids is a great idea. Find it at Nesting Tree in Bradenton. You’ll also find a selection of handmade items from local ladies at this cute shop. Bedding, games, clothes, shoes, equipment and more — it’s all here.
6. Flora Ottimer
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2348 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Flora Ottimer children’s clothier in Fort Lauderdale has been in business since 1945. Quality is what you’ll find at this kid's boutique, along with brands like Gund, Sarah-Louise, Corolle Dolls and Frances Johnston. Be sure to check out the new location in Galleria Mall.
7. Spring Flowers
337 Worth Ave.
Palm Beach, Fla.
Parked on Palm Beach’s famed Worth Avenue, Spring Flowers has been around since 1983, bringing luxury shoes, clothes and accessories to posh little ones. Find everything for baby up to children as old as 14 at this decadent boutique for kids.