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Welcome to Whale Week 2013, our celebration of the city's biggest spenders.

Does your little one prefer Baby Dior over Baby Gap? Would he or she hide under their $1,000 Bugaboo stroller if you even tried to dress them in OshKosh B'Gosh? Is your child Suri Cruise? In honor of all the baby whales out there, we've rounded up eight high-end children's stores, from Gucci Kids to Edit on the Upper East Side. Click through for the map, and have the nanny add more favorites in the comments below.


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1. Edit

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1368 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128
(212) 876-1368
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The offshoot of this Upper East Side boutique carries an impressive selection of high-end kid's clothes that rivals its womenswear. Here, you'll find luxe Baby Chloé and Baby Dior dresses, Gallucci leather boots, and even Anya Hindmarch "Nappies & Wipes" bags for mom.

2. Il Gufo

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962 Madison Ave
New York, NY
Il Gufo's slogan is "children dressed as children," though it seems they forgot to slip the word "fancy" in there somewhere. If your upscale tot prefers cashmere play dresses rather than cotton rompers, this Madison Avenue boutique has them covered. Just be prepared to drop some bills.

3. Spring Flowers

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907 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021
(212) 717-8182
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Spring Flowers has been in business since the '80s, proving that there will always be a market for high-end European childrenswear. The boutique skews toward the formal side, with its extensive collection of Italian shoes and ready-to-wear from brands like Fleurisse, Léon, I Pinco Pallino, Simonetta, Dior, Il Gufo and Moncler.

4. Gucci Kids

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725 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10022
(212) 826-2600
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Right next to Gucci's adult Fifth Avenue flagship is its haven for high-end childrenswear, which includes miniature fur coats, logo diaper bags, and adorable—albeit very pricey—leather loafers. There's also an area for children's travel items, for your eight-year-old on the go.

5. Little Marc

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(212) 206-6644
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Little Marc on West 4th Street specializes shrunken-down versions of the Marc by Marc line, for the casual, downtown child. There are a few over-the-top exceptions, though, like this $295 Steiff stuffed animal.

6. Bonpoint

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392 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 647-1700
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Teach your little one the art of French elegance early at Bonpoint's Bleecker Street store. Here, the city's affluent youngins stock up on elegant party dresses, chic everyday T-shirts, and stylish blazers and boy's slacks.

7. Estella

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493 6th Ave.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 255-3553
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Regarded as one of the top boutiques for designer childrenswear, Estella will outfit your offspring in everything from an organic onesie to a puffy Moncler coat. They also carry plush Larucci baby blankets and Bon Bon play dresses.

8. Tuesdays Child

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2771 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
You can't find Young Versace at the brand's Fifth Avenue flagship, but you can find it at Tuesday's Child in Brooklyn. In addition to that, they also carry Lili Gaufette, Armani Junior, Rykiel Enfant, and plenty of other pricey, European labels.

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1. Edit

1368 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10128
The offshoot of this Upper East Side boutique carries an impressive selection of high-end kid's clothes that rivals its womenswear. Here, you'll find luxe Baby Chloé and Baby Dior dresses, Gallucci leather boots, and even Anya Hindmarch "Nappies & Wipes" bags for mom.
1368 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128

2. Il Gufo

962 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Il Gufo's slogan is "children dressed as children," though it seems they forgot to slip the word "fancy" in there somewhere. If your upscale tot prefers cashmere play dresses rather than cotton rompers, this Madison Avenue boutique has them covered. Just be prepared to drop some bills.
962 Madison Ave
New York, NY

3. Spring Flowers

907 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021
Spring Flowers has been in business since the '80s, proving that there will always be a market for high-end European childrenswear. The boutique skews toward the formal side, with its extensive collection of Italian shoes and ready-to-wear from brands like Fleurisse, Léon, I Pinco Pallino, Simonetta, Dior, Il Gufo and Moncler.
907 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021

4. Gucci Kids

725 5th Ave., New York, NY 10022
Right next to Gucci's adult Fifth Avenue flagship is its haven for high-end childrenswear, which includes miniature fur coats, logo diaper bags, and adorable—albeit very pricey—leather loafers. There's also an area for children's travel items, for your eight-year-old on the go.
725 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10022

5. Little Marc

298 West 4th Street, New York 10014
Little Marc on West 4th Street specializes shrunken-down versions of the Marc by Marc line, for the casual, downtown child. There are a few over-the-top exceptions, though, like this $295 Steiff stuffed animal.

6. Bonpoint

392 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10014
Teach your little one the art of French elegance early at Bonpoint's Bleecker Street store. Here, the city's affluent youngins stock up on elegant party dresses, chic everyday T-shirts, and stylish blazers and boy's slacks.
392 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10014

7. Estella

493 6th Ave., New York, NY 10011
Regarded as one of the top boutiques for designer childrenswear, Estella will outfit your offspring in everything from an organic onesie to a puffy Moncler coat. They also carry plush Larucci baby blankets and Bon Bon play dresses.
493 6th Ave.
New York, NY 10011

8. Tuesdays Child

2771 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210
You can't find Young Versace at the brand's Fifth Avenue flagship, but you can find it at Tuesday's Child in Brooklyn. In addition to that, they also carry Lili Gaufette, Armani Junior, Rykiel Enfant, and plenty of other pricey, European labels.
2771 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210