Buying baby gear can be an overwhelming experience. Save yourself a lot of work by checking out one of these boutique stores. You’ll receive expert advice and can test drive strollers, high chairs, carriers and cribs – plus buy unique and high-quality gifts for baby showers or birthday parties. Read on to find out why Red Tricycle’s top picks are worth getting on the subway for instead of settling for store closest to your apartment or shopping online.

Giggle in Soho, UWS & UES

This carefully curated, modern collection takes the work out of buying baby gear. Each item is carefully evaluated before it's added to the stores for characteristics such as space-saving, travel-friendly or eco-friendly. As well as selling high-end strollers, cribs, high chairs and carriers, Giggle stocks a wide range of classic and innovative toys, feeding products and organic clothing. They regularly do collaborations with brands like Skip Hop on exclusive items that can only be purchased at Giggle, and they have their own line of nursery furniture and Better Basics organic layette.

Giggle Soho
120 Wooster Street
New York, Ny 10012
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sun., 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Giggle UWS
352 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, Ny 10023
212-362-8680
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sun., 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Giggle UES
1033 Lexington Avenue
New York, Ny 10021
212-249-4249
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sun., 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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— Christine Knight