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New York City children are basically the envy of the Internet—they've got the best the world has to offer at their fingertips and they don't even know it. Aside from play dates in Central Park and an encyclopedic knowledge of the subway system before graduating elementary school, they've also got their pick of where to shop for their wardrobe—can you say budding fashionistas?

Because there's so many types of children's stores around the city, we've limited this one to 24 stores that mainly focus on clothing. From high-end European imports on the Upper East Side to consignment in the East Village, there's a store to fit both every style and every budget. Check out our map after the jump for the list of shops.

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1. Bonpoint

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1269 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10128
(212) 722-7720
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It's a taste of France on the Upper East Side with the high-end children's clothing store that caters for both tots and tweens. They even have an alcohol-free perfume available—though it's not specified whether it's for little ones or their mothers. [Photo]

2. Pink Chicken

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(212) 722-9090
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This girls-only spot is the brainchild of Stacy Fraser, who combined her experience in the fashion industry with her daughters' style aspirations to create playful frocks for playtime. There's also a charitable streak—the store donates excess merchandise to an organization serving children in need. [Photo]

3. Magic Windows

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1186 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 289-0028
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This shop carries exactly what you would imagine Upper East Side children wearing while running through Central Park after school. They dress infants through teens in both casual and formalwear. [Photo]

4. Naturino

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1184 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 427-0679
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Fitting growing feet is always a challenge, so that's why they created the Falcotto, which are shoes especially designed for babies who are just learning to walk. They also serve juniors with styles interpreted from the latest trends for adults. [Photo]

5. Catimini

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1125 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 987-0688
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In another case of the French invasion on Madison Avenue and beyond, Catimini brings picturesque flower and storybook prints to clothing for children six months and up. This store is definitely for the parent who isn't afraid to pull out all the stops (or all the credit cards) for their little ones to look très chic. [Photo]

6. Tip Top Kids Shoes

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149 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 874-1004
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With sales staff who have an expertise in fitting little ones' tootsies, you'll be in and out with a brand new pair of shoes in no time, and hopefully with minimal fuss from kids. [Photo]

7. Z'Baby Company

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100 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 579-2229
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Founder Sharone Glaser felt that there weren't any clothing shops out there "to fit a child's individual lifestyle," so she created her own. The store carries clothing in sizes ranging from infant to preteen exclusively from their own line. [Photo]

8. My Little Sunshine

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177 9th Ave
New York, NY 10011
(212) 929-0887
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While the main focus of this shop is durable, high-end clothing from labels like Blu Pony Vintage and Tane Organics, the owners have tried to make their boutique as much of a one-stop shop as possible. Alongside their selection of toys and books, there's even a haircut station with a little red plane as a seat. [Photo]

9. LOL Kids

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22 W 21st St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 929-6521
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Itty bitty European fashion has landed in the Flatiron District in this boutique with a distinctly American name. Delicate onesies to straight-off-the-runway dresses and faux-fur accessories can cover any child from zero to 16 years. [Photo]

10. Estella

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27 W 20th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 255-3553
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This boutique prides itself on being a designer label without the fuss of miniaturized high-fashion lines. And they're not afraid to experiment—they carry a line of layettes made of bamboo fabric. [Photo]

11. Space Kiddets

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26 E 22nd St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 420-9878
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This shop is for the kid (or parent) who's got a little quirk—think fun shirts with loud Japanese characters and multicolored shoes for tiny ones. And their toy selection is a must-see as well, because you'll likely be fighting your kid for playtime. [Photo]

12. Little Marc Jacobs

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298 W 4th St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-6644
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The sizes may be shrunken here, but the style certainly isn't. The spring 2014 ready-to-wear lines for boys and girls features graphic tees, cotton satin pants, and a wide variety of luxe stuffed animals. [Photo]

13. Zibalee

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(212) 260-4960
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This shop perfectly captures the spirit of New York as seen through a child's eyes. Highlights include velvet bowties for boys and silver foil jeggings for girls. [Photo]

14. Jane's Exchange

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191 E 3rd St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-0380
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For those who don't believe in spending bunches of money on clothes they'll grow out of after a few wears, consignment is the way to go. All clothing here is gently used and in good condition, and there's a good selection of maternity clothing as well. [Photo]

15. Les Petits Chapelais

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86 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 625-1023
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Tiny shoes, tiny pants, and tiny shirts all come with a French twist at this boutique, which also carries a small selection of toys that'll entertain little ones while parents pick out the fashions. [Photo]

16. Julian And Sara

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(212) 226-1989
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For when your kids need to dress up for real and not for play, stop by this Soho shop for formalwear, including mini suits for little guys and delicate but non-fussy dresses for girls. [Photo]

17. Sweet William LTD.

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(212) 343-7301
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This downtown store, which also has a Williamsburg outpost, focuses on products made in an ethically sustainable fashion from independent designers—no Splendid here. Dresses, cardigans, onesies, and more are available for babies and young children. Photo]

18. Torly Kid

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51 Hudson St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 406-7440
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Named for owner Carol Adams' daughters Tori and Carly, Torly Kid originally started off as Babylicious, but has since grown up, just like the girls. They're constantly bringing in new inventory to keep up with kids' trends, making it a store you'll want to stop in again and again. [Photo]

19. Shoofly

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42 Hudson St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 406-3270
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Shoofly has been catering to Tribeca 's littlest residents since 1987 as the first neighborhood retailer showcasing European shoes. They're known for their wide selection of accessories—think polka dot knit tights and socks in pretty much every pattern imaginable. [Photo]

20. Polarn O. Pyret

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(212) 201-1944
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It's stripe city for this Stockholm import, who has been dressing children around the world since 1976. These garments aren't for kids satisfied with sitting in front of a TV—they're made for rough-and-tumble play. [Photo]

21. Bit'z Kids

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275 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
(212) 571-0803
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Get a taste of The Land of the Rising Sun at this Japanese import that carries clothing for babies, boys, and girls. There's also an uptown location, and the brand expanded into their first mall last year. [Photo]

22. Egg by Susan Lazar

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(347) 356-4097
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It's all about clean and simple colors, patterns, and fabrics at Egg, where they strive to use organic materials whenever possible. You won't find polka dots or colorful characters for your kids here, because Susan Lazar wants you to "nurture your baby in style." [Photo]

23. Junior Lowe

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89 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 625-2010
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Their website tagline says it all: "For little Brooklyn hipsters." Think pint-sized plaid shirts for boys who aren't yet able to sprout beards. [Photo]

24. Tiny You

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46-21 Skillman Ave
Sunnyside, NY 11104
(718) 729-3032
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This Sunnyside boutique is proud to stock local designers, many of whom sell their products on Etsy as well. Owner Jill Callan believes that prints and colors on clothing should be just as playful as the kids wearing them. [Photo]

1. Bonpoint

1269 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10128
It's a taste of France on the Upper East Side with the high-end children's clothing store that caters for both tots and tweens. They even have an alcohol-free perfume available—though it's not specified whether it's for little ones or their mothers. [Photo]
1269 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10128

2. Pink Chicken

1223 Madison Ave New York, NY 10128
This girls-only spot is the brainchild of Stacy Fraser, who combined her experience in the fashion industry with her daughters' style aspirations to create playful frocks for playtime. There's also a charitable streak—the store donates excess merchandise to an organization serving children in need. [Photo]

3. Magic Windows

1186 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028
This shop carries exactly what you would imagine Upper East Side children wearing while running through Central Park after school. They dress infants through teens in both casual and formalwear. [Photo]
1186 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028

4. Naturino

1184 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028
Fitting growing feet is always a challenge, so that's why they created the Falcotto, which are shoes especially designed for babies who are just learning to walk. They also serve juniors with styles interpreted from the latest trends for adults. [Photo]
1184 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028

5. Catimini

1125 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028
In another case of the French invasion on Madison Avenue and beyond, Catimini brings picturesque flower and storybook prints to clothing for children six months and up. This store is definitely for the parent who isn't afraid to pull out all the stops (or all the credit cards) for their little ones to look très chic. [Photo]
1125 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10028

6. Tip Top Kids Shoes

149 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
With sales staff who have an expertise in fitting little ones' tootsies, you'll be in and out with a brand new pair of shoes in no time, and hopefully with minimal fuss from kids. [Photo]
149 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023

7. Z'Baby Company

100 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
Founder Sharone Glaser felt that there weren't any clothing shops out there "to fit a child's individual lifestyle," so she created her own. The store carries clothing in sizes ranging from infant to preteen exclusively from their own line. [Photo]
100 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023

8. My Little Sunshine

177 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
While the main focus of this shop is durable, high-end clothing from labels like Blu Pony Vintage and Tane Organics, the owners have tried to make their boutique as much of a one-stop shop as possible. Alongside their selection of toys and books, there's even a haircut station with a little red plane as a seat. [Photo]
177 9th Ave
New York, NY 10011

9. LOL Kids

22 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010
Itty bitty European fashion has landed in the Flatiron District in this boutique with a distinctly American name. Delicate onesies to straight-off-the-runway dresses and faux-fur accessories can cover any child from zero to 16 years. [Photo]
22 W 21st St
New York, NY 10010

10. Estella

27 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011
This boutique prides itself on being a designer label without the fuss of miniaturized high-fashion lines. And they're not afraid to experiment—they carry a line of layettes made of bamboo fabric. [Photo]
27 W 20th St
New York, NY 10011

11. Space Kiddets

26 E 22nd St, New York, NY 10010
This shop is for the kid (or parent) who's got a little quirk—think fun shirts with loud Japanese characters and multicolored shoes for tiny ones. And their toy selection is a must-see as well, because you'll likely be fighting your kid for playtime. [Photo]
26 E 22nd St
New York, NY 10010

12. Little Marc Jacobs

298 W 4th St, New York, NY 10014
The sizes may be shrunken here, but the style certainly isn't. The spring 2014 ready-to-wear lines for boys and girls features graphic tees, cotton satin pants, and a wide variety of luxe stuffed animals. [Photo]
298 W 4th St
New York, NY 10014

13. Zibalee

244 E 13th St New York, NY 10003
This shop perfectly captures the spirit of New York as seen through a child's eyes. Highlights include velvet bowties for boys and silver foil jeggings for girls. [Photo]

14. Jane's Exchange

191 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009
For those who don't believe in spending bunches of money on clothes they'll grow out of after a few wears, consignment is the way to go. All clothing here is gently used and in good condition, and there's a good selection of maternity clothing as well. [Photo]
191 E 3rd St
New York, NY 10009

15. Les Petits Chapelais

86 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
Tiny shoes, tiny pants, and tiny shirts all come with a French twist at this boutique, which also carries a small selection of toys that'll entertain little ones while parents pick out the fashions. [Photo]
86 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012

16. Julian And Sara

103 Mercer St New York, NY 10012
For when your kids need to dress up for real and not for play, stop by this Soho shop for formalwear, including mini suits for little guys and delicate but non-fussy dresses for girls. [Photo]

17. Sweet William LTD.

85 Kenmare St New York, NY 10012
This downtown store, which also has a Williamsburg outpost, focuses on products made in an ethically sustainable fashion from independent designers—no Splendid here. Dresses, cardigans, onesies, and more are available for babies and young children. Photo]

18. Torly Kid

51 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013
Named for owner Carol Adams' daughters Tori and Carly, Torly Kid originally started off as Babylicious, but has since grown up, just like the girls. They're constantly bringing in new inventory to keep up with kids' trends, making it a store you'll want to stop in again and again. [Photo]
51 Hudson St
New York, NY 10013

19. Shoofly

42 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013
Shoofly has been catering to Tribeca 's littlest residents since 1987 as the first neighborhood retailer showcasing European shoes. They're known for their wide selection of accessories—think polka dot knit tights and socks in pretty much every pattern imaginable. [Photo]
42 Hudson St
New York, NY 10013

20. Polarn O. Pyret

200 Chambers St New York, NY 10007
It's stripe city for this Stockholm import, who has been dressing children around the world since 1976. These garments aren't for kids satisfied with sitting in front of a TV—they're made for rough-and-tumble play. [Photo]

21. Bit'z Kids

275 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007
Get a taste of The Land of the Rising Sun at this Japanese import that carries clothing for babies, boys, and girls. There's also an uptown location, and the brand expanded into their first mall last year. [Photo]
275 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007

22. Egg by Susan Lazar

72 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
It's all about clean and simple colors, patterns, and fabrics at Egg, where they strive to use organic materials whenever possible. You won't find polka dots or colorful characters for your kids here, because Susan Lazar wants you to "nurture your baby in style." [Photo]

23. Junior Lowe

89 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Their website tagline says it all: "For little Brooklyn hipsters." Think pint-sized plaid shirts for boys who aren't yet able to sprout beards. [Photo]
89 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11201

24. Tiny You

46-21 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, NY 11104
This Sunnyside boutique is proud to stock local designers, many of whom sell their products on Etsy as well. Owner Jill Callan believes that prints and colors on clothing should be just as playful as the kids wearing them. [Photo]
46-21 Skillman Ave
Sunnyside, NY 11104