Top Shopz 4 Top Totz! Ask Baby Editor Picks!

Yes, we know it’s not all about how you look and appearances. But we think if you look good, you also feel good inside. It’s about glowing from within and a ‘little’ wardrobe re-vamp always helps! With the season changing from summer to autumn now is an ideal time to spend a few pennies to get your staple ‘A(utumn) to the W(inter)’ wardrobe sorted for your mini flock. ‘Looking good’ differs for everyone, including your very own trendy teens, who all have their own unique style and this should be embraced. Dressing up is an activity that encourages creativity and laughter and that – we like. We’ve also added into the mix some rather special and unique retailers that offer quirky accessories, toys, homeware, and stylish yet practical baby and toddler goods also.

JoJo Maman Bébé, Cheltenham

JoJo Maman Bébé, Cheltenham offers adorable baby and children’s clothes that are quirky with a Breton influence, an aspirational, yet affordable maternity collection with styles for every occasion and a comprehensive collection of nursery products which covers everything needed from pregnancy to pre-school. Just marvelous!

Location: 2c Regent Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE
Opening Hours: 9.30am – 5.30pm Mon to Sat; 11.00 – 5.00 Sun.
Contact:  01242 581505

m.a.d.e. ‘Makers And Designers Emporium’, Cirencester

Uniquely, m.a.d.e. specialises in selling British made and designed wares. Within its beautiful range for newborns and toddlers you will find the softest organic children’s and babies clothing. Oooooh! New mum pamper kits, and gorgeous baby changing bags, toys and books and simply delightful things for the nursery. ‘Kiddy-chic’ for sure.

Location: 9 Silver Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2BJ
Opening Hours: 10.00am – 5.30pm  Mon- Fri; 10.00am – 5.30pm Sat
Contact: or 01285 658225

Ethos Kids, Stroud

Here you will find baby & children’s clothes (0mths-14yrs) that make a difference! Ethos Kids specialise in children’s clothes & accessories, which are either organic; fair trade; recycled or handmade & are mostly one off pieces. We like! Be different & make a difference! Everything they do has an ethical bent which is great. They offer customers the chance to purchase pre-loved clothes which suits every pocket & budget and can also benefit those who once owned them too! Their brand new clothes are mostly one off pieces never to be repeated & often have a story behind them. We also noted that they stock maternity clothes, shoes & amber teething necklaces. We just love their ‘ethos’. Make sure you pop in to see them soon!

Location: 50 High Street, Stroud, GL5 1AN
Opening Hours: 9.30am-4.30pm Mon-Sat
Website: Contact: or 01453 756857

New Beginnings, Tewkesbury

Oh yes. You can find everything you need for baby and toddler at New Beginnings, either in their shop in the centre of Tewkesbury or through their on-line store. As well as prams, cots and all the everyday essentials, New Beginnings has a well-stocked range of traditional toys, stylish gifts and quality clothes, shoes and accessories. Parental retailer paradise!

To keep up-to-date with all the latest products, news and special offers, you can follow New Beginnings on  Facebook too!

Location: 112 High Street, Tewkesbury, Glos GL20 5JY
Opening Hours: 9.30am – 5.00pm Mon-Sat
Contact: or 01684 274448

Sprogs, Winchcombe

Sprogs is a magical shop based in the historic town of Winchcombe, just down the road from romantic Sudeley Castle. The shelves are filled with all kinds of traditional & wooden toys including rag dolls, puppets, jack in the boxes, spinning tops and lots more. They have a quirky range – a combination of toys with baby and children’s clothing as well as lots of fabulous baby gift ideas. Their clothing ranges from Newborn up to the age of about 8 years, stocking Fair Trade and ethically produced items which we love.

Location: Abbey House, High Street, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LJ
Opening Hours: 9:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri; Sun 11.30am-5pm
Contact: or 01242 604833 or facebook link  

White Buffalo, Nailsworth

White Buffalo is a Gift and Lifestyle shop with fab and funky brands. The shop is stocked full with products you didn’t know you needed until you walk through the door! They stock some gorgeous gifts for new Mums and babies and are a new stockist for Boo Boo baby products, which are gorgeous skincare products for Mum and Baby. Boo Boo has been known for gaining critical acclaim from mummies who have been amazed by its results! Another one in their baby range is Organic Zoo’s 100% organic cotton tops and ‘onesies’ with slogans such as; ‘Locally Produced’ and ‘100% Organic boy/girl’. Looking for a fab gift made in Britain? How about their Daisy Roots leather shoes with lovely detailing then? Mwah! If you’re a perfectly practical parent, ‘rice’ food storage boxes are a hit for children’s lunch boxes and great for those batches of pureed baby food. An excellent parental retailer mix going on here peeps, well worth a browse!

Location: 7 The Old George, Fountain street, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0BL
Opening Hours: 9am-5.30pm Mon-Sat
Contact: or 01453 836300

The Orange Pig, Tewkesbury

The Orange Pig has a wide range of quality clothes and beautiful christening wear for boys and girls aged newborn to 12 years. Cha-ching! Their designer range includes Mayoral, Sarah Louise, Girandola and Collins and Hall, including a fabulous selection of gifts and baby toys for that special present. Aawww.

Location: 122 High St, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5JU
Opening Hours: 9.30am-5.30pm. Mon-Sat
Contact: or 01684 297935


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