(credit: Smocking Birds Baby Boutique)

(credit: Smocking Birds Baby Boutique)


Famous for its fashion, Orange County also caters to young hipsters who want to look their best. In fact, top designer fashions and bargain prices make these boutiques some of the best around. Whether you’re shopping for a baby shower, a family photo, school pics, or just want your child to look cuter and more fashionable, you’ll find everything you need at these specialty stores. In addition to clothes, these shops offer toys, books, furniture, and other must-haves for parents.
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(credit: Newport Kids)


Newport Kids Consignment
1775 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-2849
www.newportkidsconsignment.com

Newport Kids Consignment is the perfect place to find top-shelf clothing for a great deal. Kids grow up fast, so don’t pay full price for clothes they’ll outgrow in the blink of an eye. As specialists in previously loved children’s, maternity, and baby clothing and equipment, Newport Kids offers great brands for less, providing the ultimate style selection and helping shoppers save money. From onesies to fancy princess dresses, and strollers, toys, and furniture, the list of bargains to be found is virtually endless.

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(credit: Steve M./Yelp)


Little Freebirds
227 Ocean Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 376-9925
www.littlefreebirds.com

Little Freebirds offers parents a wide variety of books, baby carriers, toys, and clothing from newborns through grade school. This mother-daughter owned shop focuses on green practices by offering unique organic eco-friendly clothing. Online shopping is also available, saving customers time and money, while keeping cars off the road. Little Freebirds is conveniently located near Main Beach at the intersection of Highway 133 and PCH, so if you’re strolling around downtown Laguna Beach, be sure to stop in and check out all the super cute selections on hand.

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(credit: Urban Kids Consignment)


Urban Kids Consignment
6905 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 62647
(714) 805-8526
urbankidsconsignment.com

Urban Kids Consignment offers a very unique opportunity to save tons of money on gently-used kids clothing, toys, and more. Instead of being open all day every day, Urban Kids Consignment holds special events four times a year where tens of thousands of kids items are on sale 50 to 90 percent-off typical retail prices. This extremely popular event provides enormous discounts to new families, just be sure to show up early to get ahead of the long lines. The next big sale is happening April 23rd-27th, so get a long list of items ready and enjoy the huge savings.

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(credit: Smocking Birds Baby Boutique)

(credit: Smocking Birds Baby Boutique)


Smocking Birds Boutique
3313 Hyland Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 600-2162
smockingbirdsboutique.com

If you’re looking for the absolute cutest and classiest clothes for babies and toddlers, then Smocking Birds Boutique is the right place to visit. Trendy and elegant outfits will make your child shine in family pictures, and baby accessories, like birthstone crowns, add a high-class touch to baby’s first photos. This upscale boutique is easy to access right off the 405 Freeway at the hip SoCo Collection, and online shopping is also available for added convenience. A visit to the store, however, is a visual treat full of colorful, unique fashion and decor. Interested shoppers can also check out special events and weekly smocking classes held every weekend.

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(credit: Shutterstock)


Along Came A Spider
938 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 759-8687
www.alongcameaspiderkids.com

With a stylish assortment of designer fashions for babies through preteens, Along Came A Spider is the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind outfits. Your kids will look great in school pictures sporting their sharp new threads, and your infant will be even more adorable in a fancy dress or a little suit. Top brand names for casual and formal kids clothing, and a coupon printable from the website are two great reasons to come and check out this chic boutique.

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David McDonald is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.