2800 N.E. 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
www.geniusjones.comGenius Jones sells baby products, furniture and clothing that are the perfect marriage of function and sophistication. Its clothing features onesies with cute sayings for the cool kid and its furniture is worthy of a modern art gallery. Find cribs, storage pieces and rocking chairs that you would be proud to display in your home even if you didn’t have a baby. There are also tiny book bags with cuddly animals to comfort your little one, designer diaper bags for the fashionable mom and an opportunity to indoctrinate your infant with your musical tastes with classic rock band shirts. Now parents can maintain their style without looking cumbersome and even save time by shopping online.
Pili Carrera USA
330 San Lorenzo Ave., Suite 2310
Miami, FL 33146
www.pilicarrera.usIf you’ve started a family and money is not an option, then step into Pili Carrera USA, located in the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables. Its clothes are high fashion collections that are reminiscent of New England prep clothing. The sizes range from newborns to 16 years of age and the clothes include baptism wear for both girls and boys. The only problem is the price with clothing starting at over $100 for one outfit online or in store. However, you can rest assured that your baby will be dressed in the highest quality material at any event or outing.
Peek-A-Boo Children’s and Maternity Preloved Boutique
1911 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
peekaboobtq.comPeek-A-Boo Boutique is also located in Coral Gables and offers clothing for babies, children and maternity wear for a fraction of the cost because it’s a consignment store. You can get gently worn special event dresses and suits, street wear, onesies and more for just over $10. Like the other options on this list, you can also shop online or in store for furniture and toys. So after a long day of shopping, your nursery will be fully stocked and so will your wallet.
Once Upon A Child
12394 S.W. 27th Ave.
Miami, FL 33186
www.onceuponachild.comOnce Upon A Child is a consignment superstore, offering clothing for both boys and girls from size newborns to 20 youth. There are rows and rows of clothing so no matter what your preference is, you can find the right outfit, costume, toy or accessory for your infant. The best part is when your child has outgrown their clothes, you can return the items and get paid cash on the spot. Each item is tested for safety and cleanliness and only clothing five years old or less is accepted. It’s the best place to get name brand clothing on a budget.
6933 W. Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33317
shophautetots.comHaute Tots is a high-end consignment store that resembles a posh boutique. It offers “like new” clothing from preemies to 5T and features designs from your favorite Disney characters like Elsa from “Frozen” and collegiate apparel from Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Gators. There are also hair accessories and billowy bows for your daughter and “Star Wars” apparel for your son. Your friends will swear you went to a designer store because that’s exactly what Haute Tots sells. It’s no wonder why this beautiful boutique was nominated for the 2014 South Florida Parenting Kids Crown Award.
Niema Hulin was born in Newark, NJ but raised in Lexington, South Carolina for the bulk of her formative years. In 2002, she moved to Miami after graduating from the University of Florida. Since then, Niema has worked in film, television and commercials as a Production Assistant and Production Coordinator. Some of her films have included Bad Boys II and I Am Number IV. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.