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Shopping the Best Brands Online for Baby Clothes

By RL - June 05, 2020

Blink and your kids will have grown out of their latest pair of joggers. Blink again and they’ll be asking for the car keys. It is likely a total fact that kids’ feet are growing at an alarmingly faster rate than usual these days. Based on the history of our expense account since joining the parenthood club, it seems we’re footing the bill for new shoes every few months. Good thing we live in the time of the interwebs when we can easily hop online to prep for baby’s arrival or update a teen’s wardrobe to keep up with trends. Here are some recommendations to save you time while scrolling:

Buying clothing for kids online doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. Plenty of online retailers offer free shipping on minimum orders along with a simple browsing and checkout experience. Why drag your kids to try things on in stores when you can drag and drop items into a virtual cart without the fuss? Here are four of the most popular online retailers who offer amazing selections for kids.

mini mioche is a Canadian brand that is well known for its signature slouchy beanies and comfy rompers. The company exclusively designs timeless basics and accessories for children. Simple clothing can be found in a wide variety of kid-friendly unisex colors: heather grays, brick, olive, and lilac, among many others.

The company boasts an ethical sourcing process. All knits are made using certified organic cotton yarn directly shipped in from India and Korea then locally knit in Toronto, Canada. The uber comfortable, gender-neutral clothing is made using only organic cotton and bamboo. Fabrics are locally dyed using only renewable sources and free of toxins and harsh chemicals. mini mioche’s environmental commitment is impressive: plastic is never used for shipping or receiving any products and all shopping bags are made with recycled material and are all recyclable.

Three separate brick and mortar shops have opened in North America: two in Canada and its most recent store in California. However, the online shopping experience at mini mioche is straightforward and without hassle.

Zara is one of the biggest international fashion companies out there and its options for kids do not disappoint! In three separate categories – mini 0-12 months, 3 months-5 years, 6-14 years of age – there are plenty of choices to last a childhood. The stylish and super soft choices are practical and comfortable for running, climbing, reading, or crafting. Parents can easily enjoy having kids who follow fashion trends as much as they themselves do. Among the line’s bestsellers for kids are often leggings and a wide variety of outdoor wear.

This Spanish clothing retailer also has a pretty bold plan for sustainability. “Life” is the name of its newest initiative. Zara has committed to use more responsible processes and engage in a five-year plan with goals such as only using 100% sustainable cotton and linen, using 100% recycled polyester and hitting the 80% mark on renewable energy consumption.

Old Navy is always a reliable crowd favorite when it comes to comfortable and affordable choices for the entire family. There is a full range of colorful and cheerful choices for babies, toddlers, and kids of all ages. With clearance items often starting as low as $2.99 and frequent site-wide sales, shoppers can fill their virtual shopping bags with swimwear, shoes and tons of accessories. With perks like free shipping for orders of $25 or more and free returns and exchanges, it’s a hard deal to pass up. If shoes or a clothing item doesn’t fit, most online orders can be returned for free in stores.

Looking for more ways to save some change when shopping online for the fam? When you sign up to receive Old Navy emails, you receive an additional 30% off your entire purchase.

Lands’ End is another solid option for kids’ clothing. An established and well-respected company serving families for more than 40 years, it took three years for the business to see its first profit. Now the multi-million-dollar business has been offering quality clothing and bags for decades. The Lands’ End Kids line showcases polo shirts and swimwear, lunchboxes and schoolbags.

Its phenomenal and unparalleled return policy is likely Lands’ End’s biggest perk. With the tagline “Guaranteed. Period.” consumers can easily return any item they’re unhappy with, no questions asked. Nothing like a promise of an excellent product, a fair price for quality fit and material, extraordinary service, and a no-hassle promise.