100 Mile Child
100 Mile Child is a children's boutique on the
Danforth that has been inspired by the 100 Mile Diet and shopping
Shopping locally ensures that you support local small
businesses and entrepreneurs as well as decreasing your environmental
Many of the items have the added benefit of being made from
organic fabrics or recycled materials.
One of the first things I noticed when I was walking through the store
was how many small Toronto brands were carried here.
Lines like Cate & Levi, Babibu organic sleepers and dresses
from Tiny Modernist; all brands made in Toronto.
I was particularly excited to see that Cate & Levi has branched
out from their fantastic stuffed animals.
They are now making organic onies, wall decor and all
sorts of great accessories for kids.
All items still use recycled
sweaters in some way.
In addition to clothing there were Piggy Paints, non toxic,
odorless and environmentally friendly nail polishes in wacky
There were also gorgeously made dress up costumes and books
signed by authors from Toronto and Kitchener.
is definitely a spot to keep in mind when shopping for birthdays or
shower gifts, as many of these items are not readily available
elsewhere in the city.
I guess what impressed me most about the shop was how many amazing
children's brands can be found within 100 Miles of Toronto.
Its not just
that many of these brands are socially responsible and educational, but
that they are unique and fun for kids.
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