Be like the cool kids and take your mini fashionistas to these children's fashion stores in Bali - matching garms for Mum & Dad included!
Gone are the days when shopping for children meant temper tantrums in every store, not to mention a shopping bag full of ugly knits and ill-fitting frocks. These days, kids clothing is big business, and here in Bali, fashion for children has never been so on-trend, with sustainable and environmentally-stylish approaches, and the most adorable prints, fabrics and fits we’ve ever seen.
So to help you on your next shopping spree with the little ones in tow, we asked fellow Mum and resident expat, Rebecca Foreman, for her picks of the best kids clothing stores in Bali. From trendy fashion labels born right here on the island, to bamboo and fair-trade threads that are wholly recyclable, this list of children’s fashion stores has got you and your little fashionistas covered – all the way from baby clothes through to pre-teen stores too. And psst – keep your eyes peeled for the Mummy & Me collections too, because matching with your mini-me is soooo 2020!
The Best Kids Clothing Stores in Bali
Atilla Cubs by Atilla & Co
Shout out to the cool kids, this label is for you! From its inception in 2016, Atilla & Co has gone from strength to strength, with its unique, urban threads for on-the-move kids and parents that want that lookey-likey vibe. Think cool matching Atilla Cubs trackies in bold blacks, greys and whites, alongside hip denim jackets, snuggly hoodies, vintage tees, and one-piece swimming gear. It’s all effortlessly cool street-and-beach-wear that can be worn again and again, every single day of the week.
Shop Atilla & Co in-store in Berawa & Seminyak, or online.
By The Sea
By The Sea is an iconic Bali label for those who want to embrace the beauty, essence and depth of tropical living. The clothes are classic, sophisticated and inspired by the spirit of “The Island of The Gods”. Kids clothes (sized between 2-10 years) encompass cool and tasteful Bali logo-ed tees, alongside cute resort wear – think tropical collared shirts for your little princes, and nautical-inspired floaty dresses for your princess of the sea. Mixy-matchy options are abound here, including adult versions for mum and dad. All threads are lovingly produced in Bali too, using only the highest quality materials that support local garment and textile artisans.
Find By The Sea at multiple locations across the island, or online.
Coco & Ginger
Girl Power meets Flower Power at this gorgeous Bali-born, sustainable and fair-trade kids clothing brand. Coco & Ginger prides itself on producing beautiful clothes in small batches on hand-printed, original fabrics – made with love and utmost care. The latest collection, Sea of Flowers, takes inspiration from the Balinese tradition of making flower offerings at the water’s edge. Check out the signature playsuit ‘The Delphine’, in hues of sorbet, sunshine and emerald, and the Juno dress with its tumble of hand-embroidered flowers.
Shop Coco & Ginger in-store on Batu Belig in Seminyak, or online.
Colourful, bohemian and oh-so Bali, Mimpi Mannis is where you’ll find super playful prints and easy-to-wear styles that you can mix and match, and even get a ‘grown-up’ version to match your little shopper. Mimpi Mannis has everything a little princess is looking for, from gorgeous floral prints in a wide range of colours, to matching shoes, bags and rompers – everything is designed to brighten up your wardrobe to give you that summery feeling every single day.
Shop Mimpi Mannis in-store in Ubud, Seminyak & Canggu, or online.
A Bali shopping staple for over 30 years, Indigo Kids is all about colourful prints and on-trend fun styles designed with play and comfort in mind. The complete collection of clothing and accessories covers Baby, Girls, and Boys aged 6 months -12 years, all produced ethically throughout Indonesia with a focus on handcrafted elements – think hand embroidery and hand-printed fabrics. Check out the “Mummy & Me” matching print collections with sister label, Indigo & Rose – they’re super popular and oh-so cute.
Shop Indigo Kids at multiple locations across the island, or online.
Dewina the Label
Girls, girls, girls, you’ll absolutely love Dewina the Label! Founded in 2012 by style-savvy mama Ana, Dewina the Label was created on the principles of poise, femininity and individualism. The collections include Resort Wear, Contemporary, Swimwear & Girls, inspired by the laid-back elegance of California and the modern day girly girl. All products are thoughtfully designed and handmade with high quality materials in Bali.
Shop Dewina the Label in-store in Berawa, or online.
Yoli & Otis
An eco-friendly and wholly sustainable brand, Yoli & Otis was born when founder and designer Lena Catterick struggled to find an eco-conscious kids clothes following the birth of her first child. Not one to rest on her laurels, she set out to create her own range of organic, naturally-dyed baby carriers from Byron Bay, Australia. From baby threads, girls, boys, swimwear to womenswear and a collection of family-oriented accessories, the Yoli & Otis range has now grown to a super groovy kids concept store that we absolutely love.
Shop Yoli & Otis in-store in Berawa, or online.
Cuteness overload! Kidsagogo is a modern timeless Bali brand for girls, boys and babies, spiced up with snappy colours and fun-filled ideas. Everything in the Kidsagogo store is fresh, clean and crisp, well known for using quality 100% cotton fabrics that have been custom-dyed and highlighted with exquisite hand stitching and embroideries. shop the fabulous range of shoes, accessories, jewellery, homewares and the cutest range of soft toys which make the most perfect presents. Kidsagogo is an internationally sought-after clothing and lifestyle brand and a store that kids love to shop at as much their parents.
Shop Kidsagogo in-store in Seminyak & Berawa, or online.
Cosmo Crew creates eco-luxe swimwear for fun-loving, adventurous kids who live and play in the sun, sea and snow. All of their products are ethically made from soft organic cotton and Italian sustainable fabrics using regenerated fishing nets and recycled plastic. Designed for planet-friendly frolicking in Mother Nature’s best playgrounds (in oceans, rivers, backyards and in the mountains) all products are UPF50+ sun-safe to avoid the rigmarole of having to lather up in sunscreen, as well as being quick-drying and sustainable. Kids (and parents) love the fresh and bright prints, like the Tropical Fiesta Bashie, a one-piece bathing suit rashie with a palm tree print that’s built for fun and frivolity – there’s even a zip on the back to avoid irritation when surfing. Thoughtful, stylish and sustainable? Yes please.
Shop Cosmo Crew in-store at Bali Boat Shed, Finns Beach Club & Komune Beach Club, or online.
The new kid on the block, Little Jepe is a sight for sore kiddie designer eyes, and this label has all the markings of a minimalist fashionista success story. Think signature tule ballet skirts in soft pastels and gold, perfect for bringing out your little ones’ inner prima donna. It’s hard not to miss the soft and groovy Unisex Rufus shorts, for sizes 000-2, perfect for every day wear for babies on the move, available in white, navy and yellow. Bigger kids, up to ten years, can enjoy stunning Elody dresses and soft cotton swing-tops – not forgetting the super cute soft toys and gorgeous rattan dolly beds. Check out their Insta feed to see exactly how stunning these kiddie threads are.
Shop Little Jepe in-store in Seminyak.
BACHDIM is the creative brainchild of wellness power couple, Jennifer and Irfan Bachdim, presenting their own brand of affordable family-friendly, well-made clothes for the whole family. If you’ve ever wanted to dress your family en-masse in mixy-matchy threads, then this is the label for you. Think uber soft pastels and nudes mixed with cool as a cucumber neutrals. An ooze of effortless cool, BACHDIM threads are produced in Bali, and delivered direct to you door. And psst – if you shop while in Bali, you might even get a surprise, personalised island delivery from either Jennifer or Irfan – when he’s not playing football for Bali United, that is…
Shop BACHDIM at regular pop-ups around Bali, and online.
Stop the press! Mummas love Salty Swimwear pieces for their simple designs with eye-catching prints that are sustainable, UPF 50+ and handmade with love in Indonesia. Check out the signature best-seller, the ZOE – a long sleeved, frill on the hips, super-cool swimming costume for ultra sun protection. Salty Swimwear is a company with an environmental conscience, and all printed swimwear pieces are made out of recycled plastic bottles by REPREVE. Unifi, which makes REPREVE, has recycled over 14 billion plastic bottles already and Salty also uses corn starch bags for delivery which can be composted after use. Multiple thumbs up from us.
Shop Salty Swimwear at Bali Boat Shed in Seminyak, or online.
Founded by Australian designer Peter Zuttion, Zuttion in Seminyak is renowned for making ultra-cool designer clothes that the kiddos will love. The clothes feature a unique combination of prints, vintage-washed colours and beautiful embroidery and are perfect for mixing and matching. Effortlessly cool not only for boys, but also for girls, babies and newborns – there’s even a Mum’s range online, all with an ultra cool laid-back island vibe. Look out for the FAMOUS Zuttion t-shirt or Tank Top, which is a great example of their graphic-oriented aesthetic and vintage wash methods. Rest assured, all pieces will improve after each wear.
Shop Zuttion in-store in Seminyak, or online.
Specialising in a range of super-soft bamboo essentials handmade for little people with precious skin, Hey Hendrix is a brand born out of love, when designer and owner Emily, had her own child, Hendrix, and felt the desire for him to feel 100% comfortable in his clothes. Enter Hey Hendrix – cool kids clothes handmade in Bali from bamboo, the most gentle fabric for a baby’s skin. Bamboo is soft, cozy and thermo-regulating so it keeps babies cool in the summer and warm in the winter. It has natural anti-bacterial properties and is the perfect material to dress babies and children with sensitive skin, as it has no-irritating fibres that can cause rashes, skin sensitivities and itchiness. From newborns up, Hey Hendrix is your go-to brand for simple, comfortable wardrobe staples as your child grows. Love!
Shop Hey Hendrix online only.
Words by Rebecca Foreman
Currently living the island life in Bali with her family, Rebecca fills her days with travelling, writing and reviewing, often with the kids in tow. Follow her bountiful island adventures on her Instagram page.