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Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Brooklyn

Where to Buy Baby Gifts in Brooklyn


These Brooklyn baby stores, from Park Slope to Carroll Gardens, and Williamsburg to Fort Greene, are stocked with chic baby gear to help you find the perfect gift for a baby on the way, or the newest arrival in your life.

Pink Olive

167 5th Ave., Park Slope
718-398-2016
370 Bedford Ave., Williamsburg
718-576-3915

Discover this playful mix of adorable baby gifts, distinctive letterpress cards, original artwork, books, and fabulous vintage finds. The store is filled with an eclectic mix of local and national artists and features pregnancy gifts, fiber baby toys and clothes, and natural toiletries, as well as environmentally friendly gifts like acorn necklaces and home goods. The Park Slope location specializes in indie designers, handmade goods, and home decor.

Lulu’s for Baby

44 5th Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn
718-399-2540

Skip the chain stores and head to this locally-owned and -operated retailer that offers lots of gift choices for newborns to two-year-olds. The well-curated selection of clothing, books, toys, and larger items such as strollers are top-quality and the prices are reasonable. Cute little crocheted baby hats with tiny kitten ears, along with some unique play toys make great baby shower presents. Plus, the customer service is excellent.

Caribou Baby

272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
347-460-BABY (2229)

Caribou Baby is an eco-friendly maternity, baby and lifestyle store offering products and classes for pregnancy, birth preparation, and parenting. Baby supplies and toys are carefully selected to encourage simple and healthy living. With urban families and small apartments in mind, the owners’ goal is to provide high-quality, safe, and necessary basics that support intuitive parenting and inspire you to engage with your children. Selection includes high-quality, organic baby and kids clothing, blankets and swaddles, as well as sustainably-sourced, safe toys that you don't have to worry about little one putting in their mouths.

Acorn
323 Atlantic Ave., Downtown Brooklyn
718-522-3760

Acorn, established in 2004 by Diane Crespo and Karin Schaefer, carries handcrafted toys that allow children to explore and expand their imaginations. With a focus on beautifully designed and crafted products from around the world, Acorn stocks wooden toys, Waldorf dolls, select furniture and mobiles, as well as unique clothing and artwork by New York designers and artists.

Acorn is committed to offering heirloom-quality products that are crafted using environmentally sustainable practices and materials made by artisans who receive a living wage for their work. The store even donates a percentage of sales to both national and international schools and organizations that provide services for children.

Allegria

85th N. 3rd St. #116, Williamsburg
718-388-2500

Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Allegria Boutique is a great place to find clothing, accessories, decor and toys for ages newborn to 6 years old. Beautiful walls and crafted furniture pieces make for a relaxed and pleasant shopping experience while you browse an internationally-sourced selection of products like hand-knitted sweaters from Argentina, wooden old school toys, little French dresses, and one-of-a-kind handmade stuffed animals from Mexico.

My Brooklyn Baby

692 Fulton St., Fort Greene
347-889-6026

After giving birth to her daughter, owner Darcy Le Fleming became obsessed with finding baby products that were safe, developmentally appropriate, and eco-friendly. The store carries a wide range of modern, eco-friendly and socially conscience brands. And if you’re shopping with your own children, there’s a cute play area with store samples to keep them busy while you choose the perfect gift. 



Pipsqueak Children’s Shoppe

1124 Bedford Ave., Suite 2, Bedford-Stuyvesant
718-398-1200

After searching for a gift for their cousin's first birthday, Pipsqueak Children's Shoppe owners Alejandro, Andres and Melissa quickly realized there were no children's shops in the Bedford Stuyvesant area, so they decided to open one. From newborn accessories to toys for 8-year-olds, their goal is to have something to meet everyone's needs- all at reasonable prices- with products including infant clothing, organic skin care products, infant toys and gyms, and arts and crafts items. 

Sweet William

324 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
718-218-6946

Established in 2007 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with a second location in downtown Manhattan opened in 2010, Sweet William quickly garnered a loyal clientele of fashion industry insiders, celebrities, and parents who were looking for environmentally and ethically responsible kids clothing, toys, and accessories with a creative twist. The store carries a carefully selected collection of independent designers made by environmentally and ethically responsible manufacturers and all products are made from predominantly organic materials.

Wee Babe

131 N. 4th St., Williamsburg
347-763-0041

Wee Babe offers useful gifts for any occasion including everyday baby and toddler essentials like bottles and baby-proofing items, as well as a great selection of kids’ toys. As soon as you walk in to this store you are made to feel welcome and the owners go above and beyond to help you with anything you need. They also hand out balloons for kids and treats for dogs, which keeps the whole family happy.

Tiny Brooklyn

493 Court St., Carroll Gardens
718-797-3777  

This bright and welcoming boutique houses a varied selection of adorable and original baby and kid’s clothing for ages newborn through size six with brands including Mini Rodini, Anthem On The Ants, Joah Love, and NUNUNU. Also on offer are one-of-a-kind gifts and accessories including colorful acrylic bracelets and old-fashioned wooden toys. Younger shoppers are invited to decorate chalkboard painted walls throughout the store while the adults browse.

Sprout San Fransisco 

376 Court St., Carroll Gardens
718-488-8200

The mission at Sprout is to help make your home the healthiest place it can be for your child to live and grow. The owners evaluate the clothing, toys, and baby products they carry to ensure they are free from anything that might harm your baby like toxic chemicals BPA, phthalates, toxic dyes and perfumes, pesticides, PVC, and formaldehyde. And since all of this is done without sacrificing design and style, you won’t be disappointed in the store’s distinctive selection of products.

Norman and Jules

158 7th Ave., Park Slope
347-987-3323

Norman & Jules, opened in 2012 by Courtney Ebner and Avi Kravitz, carries handcrafted toys and imaginative decor that encourages children to explore and develop through creative play. Located in the heart of Park Slope, this independent store is committed to providing parents and children with options that are not only aesthetically attractive, but are carefully crafted from sustainable materials. Choose the perfect baby gift from an extensive selection of baby rattles, soft toys, blankets, hats and swaddles, teethers, wooden toys, and play mats.


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