The city centre – baby clothes, shoes and carriers
One of Gothenburg’s three Polarn & Pyret shops is located on the street Vallgatan. At the adjacent street Korsgatan, pop in to popular shoe manufacturer Kavat for a wide range of sustainable and ergonomic footwear for everyone from toddlers to grown-ups. Naturkompaniet is located few shops down, stocking the popular backpack Mini-Kånken from Fjällräven.
Babyworld is located on the street Södra Larmgatan, with a large selection of strollers, furniture, baby carriers and more on offer. Gos at the street Magasinsgatan is a shop specialising in ergonomic baby carriers, baby wraps, and everything else you need to carry your child.
Books and retro in the neighbourhoods of Haga and Linné
The children’s clothing shop Omnes on Mellangatan 6 in Haga sells scandinavian and local brands that all focus on sustainability, functionality and unisex-styles. Retro-inspired Villervalla has as shop on Haga Nygata 22 (and another one on Korsgatan 5), as well as an outlet store at Landsvägsgatan 3, also in Haga.
The area is also home to two must-visit book shops. Bokskåpet, located on Tredje Långatan 29 is a favourite for young avid readers, with a great selection of children’s and young adults books. Björnen och Boken (the bear and the book) located at Prinsgatan 8 has, as the name suggests, plenty of arts and craft-books and stuffed animals to offer.
Majorna – circular and second hand
Sweden’s first toy library is located in the neighbourhood Majorna. It’s a sustainable and budget friendly option, and memberships are available for a full year or on a pay by monthly-basis (for visitors). Read more at the Toy Library’s website, where you’ll also find the full terms and conditions.
In Majorna, there is also the second-hand shop Mackapär on the street Såggatan, which specializes in retro games and toys. here is also the toy and children’s clothing store Filur at Mariaplan.