20 gender-neutral clothing brands for babies and children
Children’s clothing has traditionally fallen in gendered buckets, with pink things and tutus in the girls’ section and blue pieces with trucks and dinosaurs in the boys’ section. But now that we’ve stopped thinking about gender as binary, it was time for clothing to follow suit. Luckily, not only are popular retailers creating unisex collections, but we’re also seeing entire gender-neutral brands popping up, and we’re so here for it.
Instead of strengthening dated gender stereotypes, these brands have chosen to focus on creating comfortable, high-quality staples that are sustainably produced. And they always have a lot of personality, from bright colors and bold prints to fun images that include animals, nature and food. Children are bound to love them no matter where they are on the gender spectrum.
Here are our favorite gender-neutral brands for babies and kids.
1. Mini Mioche
Specialized in simple, timeless and quality basics in soft materials organic cotton, Mini Mioche’s clothing is a Canadian staple for good reason. They come in a wide variety of sizes, including Infant, Toddler, Kid, Big Kid, and a Mini + Me line.
2. Kylo & Co.
Offering comfortable, minimalist basics in understated neutral colors, this brand is a one-stop-shop for summer clothes, from sweat-short sets and beach cover-ups to pretty sunglasses. (Their winter gear is adorable too).
Made from organic cotton in fair trade factories, Pact’s children’s clothing features fun and unique designs like armadillos, chili peppers and insects.
4. Carter’s Little Planet
Carter’s/OshKosh, a longtime children’s clothing staple, now offers a gender-neutral line for babies. You can create a gift basket in one of the nature inspired themeswhich include endangered species, orchards and wildlife.
5. The Children of Red Creek
Reminiscent of vintage styles, Red Creek Kids clothing is available in six different sizes for children ages 1-10 and is sustainably made in Vancouver.
6. Pretty little ones
You can mix and match Lovely Littles’ line of elevated basics, which look beautiful without sacrificing comfort and simplicity.
7. Whistle and flute
Aimed at ages 6 months to 12 years old, kids can make a bold statement with this brand’s fun prints, which include poutine, ice cream and watermelon.
8. Little Yogi
Bright colors and bold tropical prints adorn shorts, camisoles, rompers, swimsuits and other basics offered by this Quebec company.
9. Little Reverie
We love the playfulness of this line’s name, which means “little daydream,” and their appropriately whimsical offerings: basics with cute slogans and interesting flourishes like ruffles and colorful cloud prints.
10. Little Lem
Offering a variety of sleepwear for babies, toddlers and moms, Petit Lem also makes toddler daywear in soft colors and sweet prints like flowers, butterflies and polka dots.
11. Get up little earthling
Designed to encourage creativity, growth and big ideas through self expressioncarefree movement and connection in children, this brand sold exclusively at Toys R Us organizes its clothes for children from zero to six years old for different occasions: to dream, play, party and splash.
Pehr makes timeless, thoughtful basics for newborns and toddlers. Fans love their organic bug-print one-pieces (back by popular demand!) and new parents can save up to 35% while building their baby’s wardrobe with seasonal bundles.
13. Norsu Organic
Designed to be super soft and comfortable, with many items available in a relaxed fit, this brand uses ecological and organic materials for the good of the earth and your child’s skin.
14. Luna Cay
Luna Cay makes soft and durable baby essentials: onesies, rompers, rompers and accessories. In addition to purchasing them individually, you can also subscribe to receive sleepers at your doorstep every three months.
15. Nest designs
Crafted from natural materials like bamboo, silk, and cotton, Nest Designs makes soft, simple garments with vibrant Eric Carle-inspired prints like lemon, avocado, and farmer’s market.
16. Province of Canada
One of the only brands to manufacture all its products in Canada, Province wants to be the “anti-fast-fashion” label by being the most sustainable as possible. They stuck to the basics in their kids’ clothes, offering sweatshirts, sweatpants, and lettered baseball caps.
17. bones and oaks
Another brand that manufactures all of its clothes in Canada, os & oakes specializes in bamboo baby clothes that are soft, breathable, hypoallergenic and eco-friendly. You can also find bamboo clothes for children from 12 months to 12 years old on their site.
18. Collective for Peace
Following a strong local theme, you’ll find Peace Collective onesies, hoodies, crew necks, t-shirts and bottoms emblazoned with Toronto and Canada themed slogans.
19. Organic Parry
One of the first baby companies in North America to use only certified organic cotton, Parade aims to celebrate beginnings, new adventures and the colorful world around us with its bold, eco-inspired designs.
20. Five Little Savages
Another Canadian brand, Five Little Wildlings takes its sustainable development mission one more step. Their Grow Clothing collection lasts for years instead of months, reducing textile waste and saving you time and money.
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