Best Children’s Consignment Stores in Chicagoland

These children's clothing resale shops in Chicago are a great, sustainable way to save some cash.

You know what they say — one mom’s trash is another mom’s treasure. And when it comes to kids’ items, the saying couldn’t ring truer.

We’ve scoured the city and suburbs for the best children’s consignment shops that’ll help you save money, put some cash back in your wallet and reduce the number of children’s items thrown into landfills.

City

Kangaroo Kids

At this upscale consignment shop, you’ll find brand name infant, child and maternity clothing. Plus, toys, games, accessories and more!

The Second Child

The Second Child is an upscale children’s and maternity consignment boutique in Lincoln Park, carrying clothing and shoes, toys, books, accessories and equipment. In business for 35 years, owner Amy Helgren donates clothing that isn’t purchased locally to safe houses, shelters, churches and organizations including Cradles to Crayons.

The Velveteen Rabbit Chicago

A business born out of the pandemic, this pop-up shop turned brick and mortar location stocks everything from diaper bags and sleep sacks to rain boots, pajamas and swimwear for kids up to age 10. Make sure to follow their Instagram for the latest and greatest and highly anticipated product drops every Thursday at 8 p.m.

North suburbs

Gabriel’s Closet

Just outside of Chicago, Gabriel’s Closet provides high-quality children’s clothes, accessories, baby gear and toys. You can check their Instagram or website for new items that come in and they even ship. The store is still worth visiting as they usually host free kid-friendly events like story times and magic shows. 

Once Upon A Child

Find gently used children’s clothes, shoes and toys at this chain consignment shop. When your child outgrows their clothes, you can sell them back to the store for credit towards your kiddo’s next set of threads.

South Suburbs

Once Upon A Child

  • Locations in Bolingbrook, Crest Hill and Orland Park

Find gently used children’s clothes, shoes and toys at this chain consignment shop. When your child outgrows their clothes, you can sell them back to the store for credit towards your kiddo’s next set of threads.

West suburbs

Charlie & Grace

A brand name children’s consignment boutique selling children’s clothing, outerwear, shoes, accessories and books, Charlie & Grace stocks product from sizes 18 months to 16 years. Popular brands include Boden, Hanna Andersson, Tea Collection, and Janie & Jack. Customers often visit the shop on Fridays when new items move to the sale rack. 

Sugarcup Trading

Sugarcup Trading is a whimsical children’s boutique featuring well curated fashion, gifts and toys from around the world. They have scouted amazing brands from all over the world with a heavy emphasis on eco-friendly and trendy. Featured brands include: EcoStars, EcoJot, Waste Not Paper, Kate Quinn Organics, and more.


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