We are a family-run business that specialises in brand-name clothing for children. We consistently follow the latest trends and put together a well-made preselection for our range of clothes, which facilitates the shopping process of children’s fashion for you. Thanks to our years of experience, you will find the most beautiful models from well-known designers of children’s fashion and will therefore always dress your junior accordingly. We cordially invite you to browse through our range of clothes – allow yourself to get inspired and become fascinated!
The company was founded in 1952 by Sybil Harriman as a shop selling children’s clothes in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.[2] She and her husband Rene had previously lived in Vienna but relocated to the UK after the birth of their 6th child.[3] Rene was a jazz pianist and Sybil ran a sewing circle for women until she established Childrensalon as a workroom at her house.[3] There, she pleated, smocked and even remade old fabrics into clothes for her children.[3] In April 2017, Childrensalon launched Petit Outlet site[4][5]
She and Ward Durrett have three children each and cite the frustrations of shopping for them as their inspiration for launching the platform. "The process of shopping for your young children is incredibly tedious," says Ward Durrett. "You have to go to a number of websites to get the things you need for your kids — you're at a shoe site, you're at another site for pants, you're at another site for a special occasion dress. It's a disaggregated market, and it's incredibly inefficient. And when you're a mom, you have the least amount of time in your life." The aim of Maisonette, then, is to be a one-stop shop for apparel, accessories, toys, decor and more, all aimed at a style-conscious consumer who values quality as much as they value convenience. The parent demographic is also a smart target for an e-commerce venture: According to a recent study by Big Commerce, parents spend 75 percent more time online shopping each week, and spend more of their budget online in comparison to non-parents.
They've also introduced the brand to a new whole new set of customers. "We have totally reached a new audience with the mini line," says Parikka. "Before, our shoes were mainly for a trendy crowd, and now with the mini we reach customers from 0 to 70 years old. I think our oldest customer has actually been way over 90." After all, who can't appreciate a tiny sneaker with rabbit ears for a tongue and a pom-pom tail?

The company's impressive performance has achieved many awards for 2018 including a place in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100, theInternational Track 200, and the Profit Track 100. These accolades follow three PayPal and Drapers Etail awards as well as a recurring feature in the London Stock Exchange"1000 Companies to Inspire Britain". We are also extremely proud to be a Living Wage Employer and to have gained a Best Companies 2* Outstanding Accreditation. In 2018 Childrensalon was ranked #45 in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For. 


Children's clothes have a different life cycle than their adult counterparts: they're played in, spilled on, stretched, occasionally spit up on and eventually grown out of. While all of the parents I talked to for this story say they shop mass retailers like Zara Kids and Target as well as designer brands, their main complaint was the quality. In some cases, they said, clothes would fall apart before their kids even got the chance to grow out of them. Better-made pieces, at least, can see a second life — whether as a hand-me-down to a younger sibling or a relative, a keepsake to hold onto, a donation or a resale item. Parents today have several options if they choose the latter, thanks to a slew of online designer resale and consignment stores, including Vestiaire Collective, The RealReal and My Kid's Threads.
For parents who may not be able to afford the four- and five-figure price tags of Gucci's grown-up lines, the kids' offerings provide a somewhat more affordable way to take part in the trend by proxy. Childrenswear, says Maisonette's Mendoza, "is an entry price point for luxury. You may not buy a $10,000 Dolce and Gabbana dress for yourself, but you might buy a $200 Dolce and Gabbana dress for your child and have that same experience."
Like every other mother I spoke to, Musiyevich does most of her shopping for her daughter online (Rochester, New York, where she lives, doesn't have any high-end baby boutiques) and she says she often discovers brands through Instagram, including several from Europe that have become some of her favorites. At her age, she says, Mila doesn't yet have any strong opinions about what she wears. Even headbands, a notoriously tricky sell amongst the 2-and-under crowd, are left on undisturbed, leaving Musiyevich free to play dress-up to her heart's content.
Bonpoint was founded in 1975 as a couture house for children, and although the brand now owns and operates more than 110 boutiques worldwide and sales are estimated at around €100 million, or around $114 million per year, it still maintains a Paris atelier and shows a couture collection (which, according to the FT, accounts for about 10 percent of sales) twice a year. Along with Baby Dior, which opened the doors to its first Paris boutique in 1967 — Princess Grace of Monaco cut the inaugural ribbon — the brand was a pioneer in the field, and with its exclusive focus on childrenswear, it has since developed a reputation for impeccable fit and attention to detail, eschewing trendiness in favor of timeless design. This, of course, doesn't come cheap: A smocked floral baby romper, for example, costs $235, while a leather varsity jacket in sizes up to 12 years will set you back $1,665 (Pukay, for one, says she tries to wait until pieces go on sale to shop).
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This is my favourite online shop for clothes for my baby girl. Addicted to browsing their website! The clothes and accessories are out of this world. They are so unique and stylish. The also have many great items in outlet. I have ordered now four times from their website and have never disappointed with their fast delivery, beautifully wrapped packages!

They've also introduced the brand to a new whole new set of customers. "We have totally reached a new audience with the mini line," says Parikka. "Before, our shoes were mainly for a trendy crowd, and now with the mini we reach customers from 0 to 70 years old. I think our oldest customer has actually been way over 90." After all, who can't appreciate a tiny sneaker with rabbit ears for a tongue and a pom-pom tail?
Yelena Pukay, an Oregon-based personal shopper and mother of four, has amassed an Instagram following of more than 34,000 thanks to her snaps of her youngest daughter Jasmin's daily outfits (her other kids make appearances too, but the baby is the star of the feed). At nine months old, Jasmin's wardrobe includes a seemingly endless collection of cashmere cardigans and rompers, which Pukay buys mostly from Parisian brands like Oscar et Valentine and Bonpoint, a Moncler puffer bought on sale, and, along with her sisters, a Dolce and Gabbana swimsuit printed with banana leaves. Her signature accessory — if a baby can have such a thing — is a cashmere pom-pom hat, many versions of which are documented on her feed, and which Pukay says women constantly ask her about (many of Jasmin's are by British brand Mi Loves and retail for £26, or about $34).
This is also an area where a rapid growth spurt can actually work in parents' favor. "If you buy it one season and the next season they've grown out of it, it's still considered an in-season item," she explains. "If you were to go and sell it, you will see a good return on the item." Not every typical resale rule applies to childrenswear, though: "Designer handbags are our bread and butter for women's," she says, "[but] for children's, it's not even on the map. It's a tiny piece of our business."
While generations past may not have commemorated monthly baby milestones on Instagram, the idea of dressing kids up in their nicest clothes to show them off in public is a fairly traditional one. Yuliya Pugach, a mom of three girls, ages 4, 3 and 16 months, in Columbus, Ohio, says she's happy to spend more on dressy pieces for daughters to wear for church on Sundays. Dresses by Burberry or Chloé with little Louis Vuitton purses to hold their snacks (her husband bought one for each of them as a gift) help make up their collections. "I love investing in their church clothes because that's when I feel they should look their very best," she says. But while you might think that having three daughters would mean you could rely on hand-me-downs, Pugach says that's not always the case. "They do get some things, like the nicer designer clothes that aren't stained yet, but not as much as people would expect," she explains. "When I was pregnant with my second and third daughters, everyone always told me how lucky I was that they can wear hand-me-downs and save me a lot of money, but a lot of their clothes don't stand the test of time." The Burberry dresses she's bought are her favorite, she says, because they've held up the best; the family also has matching swimsuits by the brand.
As Jasmin grows, Pukay stretches out the lifespan of her wardrobe with some creative styling. "A lot of the pants, I'll make them little capris," she says. "Or the shirts with the ruffles around the neck, even though they might be a smaller size, I'll still style them under cardigans. I feel like we've been getting really good use out of the clothing." She's willing to spend more for quality if it means the pieces will last, she says, and she hopes to hold on to the baby clothes as keepsakes to pass on to her kids some day.

Childrensalon is an award-winning independent internet retailer for children's designer clothing and gifts. Established in 1952 and online since 1999, Childrensalon has grown to become one of the most respected international retailers in children’s luxury fashion and we pride ourselves on being specialists in childrenswear, customer experience and ecommerce. For more information please visit our website http://www.childrensalon.com
Long recognised for our excellence in style, choice and superb customer service. Based in Ilford in Essex, our stores are renowned for their enormous selection of children’s designer clothes. We ensure that our kids clothes are always at the forefront of the latest trends. With collections catering for newborn tots and children up to 16 years, shopping with us is easy and enjoyable. Browse our collections online from the comfort of your home or visit one of our shops to keep your kids looking fashionable all year round.
I was happy with this company until I had problem with one of the purchased item. It irritated my daughters neck and left red marks on her chin. I have contacted Childrensalon and explained this item is not suitable for young children. They complete ignored that this item might be dangerous and responded in a very patronising manner. To keep the story short they did nothing about it and were really rude. It's one of these companies who just wants your money.
In addition to the brand's stand-alone stores, retailers like Barneys New York, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus carry select pieces from the line. According to John Totolis, Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager of Children's at Barneys, Bonpoint is among the store's top-selling kids' brands, along with Stella McCartney, Dolce and Gabbana, Marni, and outerwear specialists Moncler and Yves Salomon. 

Globally, the childrenswear market is outpacing both womenswear and menswear, growing 5 percent in current value terms in 2016 to $203.4 billion, according to Euromonitor. Designer childrenswear is only a small portion of the total industry at $5.89 billion, but the research house cites trends that suggest it could grow. For instance, parents today tend to have fewer children later in life, at a time when many have more disposable income, and fashion trends play an ever-greater role in influencing what — and how often — they purchase.
If you're looking for the best selection of baby girls' clothing, shop our best-sellers like Will'Beth baby gowns, a luxurious line of baby girls' formal outfits with a classic spirit. We also offer an awesome array of toddler girls' essentials, including toddler girls' dresses, sleepwear, casuals and more, plus a well-stocked variety of girls' clothing sized 4 to 6X. Tween girls clothing, including super trendy tops and more by Haven Girl, Florence Eiseman and Sarah Louise, provides styling opportunity for girls aged 10 to 12.
As Jasmin grows, Pukay stretches out the lifespan of her wardrobe with some creative styling. "A lot of the pants, I'll make them little capris," she says. "Or the shirts with the ruffles around the neck, even though they might be a smaller size, I'll still style them under cardigans. I feel like we've been getting really good use out of the clothing." She's willing to spend more for quality if it means the pieces will last, she says, and she hopes to hold on to the baby clothes as keepsakes to pass on to her kids some day.
Leading the way are a coterie of precocious celebrity style stars: North West in her teensy custom Balmain jackets (a collection she started amassing long before the label officially launched childrenswear last June), $3,500 furs, and Vetements dresses; Blue Ivy Carter in her Gucci wardrobe, complete with party frocks, embroidered denim jackets, and logo handbags; Harper Beckham in her posh Chloé tops, Burberry coats and Ferragamo ballet flats; and the impeccably clad royal children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
i have read some some of the reviews below. I cant believe for one minute they are real or a competitor trying to to customers off. I have been a genuine customer of children salon for years. ive ordered from childspaly also. Even though i like both companies. Ive found children salon much better to order so i stick to them. Maybe because the other site does not offer paypal I had one issue with the colour running on the shirt and they resolved it and refunded me. This was a genuine dye problem and they fixed it immediately. The rep was so considerate and supportive. So i disagree with the customers below that said they do not help. This is not true. As a seller they have to look at the over all comments. If you have size issues then you need to ensure it is tried for fit only.Labels not removed and returned in original condition. If signs of wear then they cant refund. So it is the buyers responsibility to take care when tying on goods and return that as the seller sent. If there is a genuine manufacturing fault then they resolve it asap. But the fit cannot be guaranteed as you buy it online and not tried on. Even if going of the measurements it cannot be guaranteed. So as a buyer you need to take care and attention when purchasing. Further to this the company cannot be held responsible if the item is returned in poor condition. This company is fast and reliable and i will pick them over selfridges and any other high street designer shop. I will go into the shop and come back out and say i will get it from children salon. I trust them completely. may be they are nice to be as i never need to contact them ever. Only on 3 occasions i contacted and all issues were resolved. as a buyer please check you only try on for fit. Do not remove labels and return in original condition. Please note once it is worn and returned in not the same condition it is not saleable as it is then second hand. Designer clothes cost a lot and the company should not be held responsible if the customer did not check prior to starting to wear, you cant wear for a whole day and expect to return it the next day. Keep up the good work children salon and i will be back as i totally see you are the best in service, styles and delivery for children design clothes.
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This is also an area where a rapid growth spurt can actually work in parents' favor. "If you buy it one season and the next season they've grown out of it, it's still considered an in-season item," she explains. "If you were to go and sell it, you will see a good return on the item." Not every typical resale rule applies to childrenswear, though: "Designer handbags are our bread and butter for women's," she says, "[but] for children's, it's not even on the map. It's a tiny piece of our business."
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Ordered my daughter a Guess handbag for her birthday from Childrensalon. The bag is clearly faulty a...s after only having it 7 weeks, using it a maximum of 5 times and storing it in the dust bag when not in use, red piping has come away in identical places on opposite sides of the bag. I contacted Childrensalon who have said it needs to be reviewed by the designer as it looks like it’s wear and tear. After me sending photos and proof of my order it is clear the bag is in immaculate condition. There has been no apology from staff for the inconvenience, instead making me feel like it is my daughters fault. I would have expected a much better customer service experience from a supposed reputable and high end company. See More
Michele Harriman-Smith, 66, is the CEO of Childrensalon, the luxury childrenswear retailer. The company was founded in 1952 by Michele’s mother, Sybil, as a single boutique in Kent. It is now an online empire with more than 300 staff and customers in more than 160 countries. Since 2012, sales have increased by more than 500%. Harriman-Smith lives with her husband, George, in Tunbridge Wells.
Designer fashion for children is up and coming! One reason for that is that many well-known fashion labels started bringing out a clothing line especially for the little ones. Finally, the fashion-conscious mother has been given the opportunity to dress her junior according to her standards. Designer children’s fashion is characterised by the fact that it takes its inspiration from the adult collection, but differs in fashioning that is suitable for children. Good quality, top-notch fashioning and extraordinary designs – if that is what you are looking for in children’s fashion than look no longer.
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Elsewhere, however, accessories seem to be picking up speed, with many luxury shoe brands — Giuseppe Zanotti, Sophia Webster, Malone Souliers — launching lines for kids who may not have even taken their first steps yet. In the case of Finnish designer Minna Parikka, it's clear to see why the brand extension made sense: Her signature rabbit-ear sneakers, a favorite of Cara Delevingne, Coco Rocha and dozens of other street-style stars, are playful, colorful and about as kid-friendly as you can get (Eva Chen even used a newborn pair to announce her second pregnancy on Instagram). The "Mini" line launched last year, and already it comprises half of the brand's business; the sneakers, which retail from around $156 for baby slippers to $445 for woven metallic low-tops, are available in 20 different countries and at 50 retailers worldwide, including Harrods and Selfridges.

We are a family-run business that specialises in brand-name clothing for children. We consistently follow the latest trends and put together a well-made preselection for our range of clothes, which facilitates the shopping process of children’s fashion for you. Thanks to our years of experience, you will find the most beautiful models from well-known designers of children’s fashion and will therefore always dress your junior accordingly. We cordially invite you to browse through our range of clothes – allow yourself to get inspired and become fascinated!
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