Consignment shopping isn’t only for thrifty fashionistas! Outfit your tots with adorable toys, clothes, books and baby gear at these local children’s stores.
With locations in Northeast and Southeast Portland, Beanstalk is a fun spot for stocking up on gently used clothes, shoes, toys, books and kid’s gear. Save big on name brands like Gap Kids and Patagonia, or gear up for an outdoor adventure with rain boots, hiking packs and waterproof stroller blankets. Don’t let your little one leave without a locally made fairy wand!
Northeast Broadway shop Bella Stella specializes in baby slings and carriers, offering a wide range of new and used options by brands like Ergo, Boba, Babyhawk and Beco. While you’re there, scope out the cloth diaper department, which spans an entire wall. And if baby hasn’t arrived yet, mom would do well to browse Bella Stella’s collection of maternity wear, featuring designer jeans by J Brand and Seven.
Chic North Portland consignment store Button offers brand-name pieces for fashion-savvy women and children. Ladies can shop maternity wear by H&M Mama and A Pea in the Pod, as well as post-baby looks from a fabulous array of designers. Meanwhile, kids can up their fashion game with new threads by Organic Clothing and Portland-based Hanna Andersson Throw in a cute diaper bag or sling, and you’re good to go.
Hazel & Pear
If low prices are your top priority, make a beeline for Hazel & Pear, where Hanna Andersson fashions sell for $5-10 and Ergo baby carriers retail for less than $50. The shop in the inner southeast Brooklyn neighborhood also offers locally made wooden toys, organic body products and an impressive selection of children’s shoes.
This upscale resale shop promises high-quality, gently used clothing for kids of all kinds, featuring brands from sporty REI and Nike to stylish Ralph Lauren and Petit Bateau. With two locations in Southeast Portland, Piccolina also carries a selection of super cute, locally made children’s clothes and an expansive collection of strollers, highchairs and toys.
Family-owned Sweetpea’s boasts a network of more than 1,000 active consigners, so new clothes, toys, books and gear appear in stock every day. Shop for comfy maternity sweaters at the Alberta Arts District location and find girls’ clothing up to size 10 at the shop’s Sellwood outpost.