The gorgeous children’s shops in Paris are heaven for parents or travelers seeking great gifts for family and friends. France is famous for chic kids’ fashion and décor, with lots of niche brands in the capital creating stylish designs. We’ve picked 12 of the best boutiques for babies, infants, tweens and teens, near our central Maloka.info vacation apartments.
For nursery essentials featuring whimsical art prints on organic cotton, cashmere and velvet visit Atelier Choux. Clothing, bibs, cushions, bedding and signature squares (carrés) incorporate enchanting illustrations by Swedish talent Mattias Adolfsson. Cute gift sets come in boxes designed like grand French townhouses and are intended to inspire stories.
3 rue Hautefeuille, 75006
Started by sisters Anne Thin and Camille Rey, French fashion label Marie Puce offers couture cuts for kids. Kit out babies, children and teens with simple, quality pieces influenced by adult trends or stylish accessories. Liberty of London prints rule, complemented by house-dyed plain colors, and elegant Claudine collars. Animal-themed boots and bags by Donsje are adorable.
60 rue du Cherche Midi, 75006
Le Bon Marché
Grand Paris department store Le Bon Marché in the 7th is a superb one-stop shop for kids’ kit. A dedicated third-floor Children’s Zone curates a stylish selection of clothes, accessories, books and toys, workshops, fun and games. Beloved brands include Molli and Bonpoint. Shop till you pop!
24 rue de Sèvres, 75007
Tartine et Chocolat
Whether you’re after a smart coat, pretty cardigan or shorts with braces, you’ll love shopping at Tartine et Chocolat. This classic French brand is a treasure trove, boasting a baby collection, ready-to-wear children’s outfits and special occasion pieces. The ‘My first back-to-school’ and ‘My first black dress’ ranges will appeal to sophisticated girls, as will signature scent Ptisenbon. Soft toy Léon the Hedgehog is irresistible.
266 boulevard Saint-Germain, 75007; see website for branches
Reinventing traditional French styles, Jacadi stocks timelessly elegant clothes for children up to age 12, embracing sporty, country and nautical chic. Pick up a cute stripy onesie for your newborn or a baby blouse in a floral Liberty print. Jeans and sweatshirts for kids keep things casual. Shoes span mini desert boots and ballet flats, while dandy accessories include hair ribbons and bow ties.
256 boulevard Saint-Germain, 75007; see website for branches
One of the most renowned children’s shops in Paris, Petit Bateau’s logo is a little blue and white boat. Hop aboard this hip ship to source fab fashion for babies, boys, girls and teens, with items for style-conscious adults too. Made with ‘50% cotton and 50% love since 1893’, the range includes playful, joyful designs from pajamas to sailor-stripe Breton tops.
53 bis rue de Sèvres, 75006; see website for branches
Young designer Charlotte de Fayet has headed up the Paris studio of luxury Swiss knitwear manufacturer Molli since 2015. Dating back to 1886, the brand produces desirable pieces for newborns and women, crafted by family workshops in France and Italy. Baby sleepsuits, pants and tops come in extra-fine, soft virgin wool, with divine details such as mother-of-pearl buttons. Bonnets and booties make perfect pressies.
252 boulevard Saint-Germain, 75007; see website for branches
Newborns and babies are the stars at Natalys, which sells clothing as well as homewares for decorating nurseries. Expectant mothers will also find flattering fashion for pregnancy and presents such as jewellery to mark this special time. Animal mobiles and crab bath toys make fun gifts for wee ones.
109 bis rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 & 74-76 rue de Seine, 75006; see website for branches
Trendy Parisian parents adore WOMB – aka World of my Baby – a family-friendly concept store in the 2nd arrondissement. Shop here for baby comforters, toys, clothes and pillows, as well as bigger kit such as strollers and nursery furniture. The globe-spanning, multi-brand boutique sells night lights from Sunnylife, beach sets from Liewood and quirky rabbit mirrors from Ferm Living.
93 rue Réaumur, 75002
Founded in 2001 by Thomas and Irène Cohen, Bonton is another of our favorite children’s shops in Paris. The cult family firm, run since 2018 by a new team, offers a wonderful line dedicated to babies and kids. Timeless basics are spiced up with vibrant colors and fun ideas, from illustrated patches, bags and scarves to pompom straw hats. Linen and homewares, games and toys, shoes, scents and fashion for mums round out the covetable collection.
82 rue de Grenelle, 75007; see website for branches
Alongside food and homewares, French retail chain Monoprix produces good-value clothing for children up to age 16. Its fashion offering features lots of affordable outfits for babies and kids. On-trend options include fake-fur gilets, polo dresses and printed sweatshirts and tees. Motifs sport rainbows, animals, skateboards, slogans and stripes.
Rue du Bac (corner of Montalembert), 75007; see website for branches
Talking of chic children’s shops in Paris, Bonpoint was started in 1975 by Marie-France and Bernard Cohen (the parents of Bonton’s founder Thomas). Charming clothes for girls and boys include dresses, jackets and shoes. You’ll also find refined goodies for newborns and babies, from two-piece suits and onesies to socks and tights. There’s a smart women’s collection, skincare, perfume and scented candles.
17 rue de Sèvres, 75006 & 67 rue de l’Université, 75007; see website for branches
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