Boutiques for the Cutest First Day of School Look

Show up in the drop off line in style thanks to these Cincinnati boutiques!

The countdown is on for back to school. If you may have waited too long to piece together your kiddo’s iconic first day of school look, these local boutiques will get you and your little one stylin’ for those first day pictures.

Sophia Jane/ Simplicity | online ships from Anderson

The sister boutiques, Sophia Jane (bows) and Simplicity (outfits) will have your preschooler learning in style. With sizes 12m-6Y, Simplicity’s quality dresses, tunics and sets are on trend and you can purchase the bow to match from Sophia Jane!

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Castle House Boutique | Hyde Park

Located in Hyde Park square, Castle House is a modern boutique for boys, girls, babies, higher end gifts and special occasion outfits. The clothing at Castle House is great quality and perfect for milestone events like back to school. The shop also carries cute school items like dino forks for lunch boxes, books and monogrammed items.

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Gumdrop | Covington

The aesthetics are so, so welcoming at Gumdrop. A shop for tots and their grown ups, send your little one off to Kindergarten in a gorgeous rainbow cape or magical tutu. Or, keep it on the simple side for those who just wanted to spread kindness with inspiring graphic tees and mom jeans for kids. Books, bows, tights, socks and fun markers, pens and pencils send the kids off in style.

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Kiddy Kouture | Walnut Hills

For the spunky kid in your life, Kiddy Kouture boutique is the place to be! If your kiddo has more of an edgy side, they’ll love the biker sets, block print outfits, distressed denim, rompers and sneakers. Accessorize your little one with kids designer bags, heart sunglasses, kids luxury totes and pocketbooks. 

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The Laughing Dove | online ships from Cincinnati

For the mama’s with a passion for sustainability and protecting the environment, the clothing at Laughing Dove is eco-friendly and adorable. Ruffled leggings, ruffle sleeve dresses, bubble rompers, pajamas and outfits for mom are available with 10% off for first time customers on the website.

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LeiMarie Limited | Milford

This one’s for the teachers and mama’s with a few children’s options. Mainly a women’s boutique, teachers will win Best Dressed with the adorable, comfy styles and monthly earring club from LeiMarie. The children’s corner offers a few outfits and accessories mostly for younger girls. 

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Dazzled Babies Boutique | online ships from Fort Mitchell

With sizes from newborn to 14 youth, Dazzled Babies has been around since 2016, dressing our babies in the cutest outfits and accessories! Offering brands like Pete + Lucy, Simply Southern, Milk Silk, SHEBLOOM and more. The prices at Dazzled Babies Boutique are very affordable and often have great sales!

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