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Best Children's Clothing Store

Pacifier

If you have a niece or nephew you want to spoil, boy have we got the store for you. That was exactly the impetus behind Pacifier's founding 10 years ago: A couple couldn't find a cool enough gift in Minneapolis for their new niece. Local shoppers no longer have that problem, as the carefully curated goods in this shop are hip enough for any kid we know. The clothes (for infants up to size 12) are classy and sophisticated enough for adults, but with just a touch of whimsy to render them childlike. The East Hennepin store (the original Pacifier location) was recently ready for spring with an absolutely adorable selection of brightly patterned raincoats and rain boots, plus child-size umbrellas to complete the ensemble. There are graphic tees adorned with animals, organic cotton items including leggings, and fancy dresses for all your seasonal garden-party occasions. This is where you shop when you want to make adults jealous of a child's wardrobe.

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