West Seattle Blog… | BIZNOTE: Three Little Birds + Kid Friendly Footwear = ‘inspired collaboration’ at West Seattle Junction

Two West Seattle Junction children’s consignment businesses are merging. Here is their announcement:

This autumn Footwear suitable for children flies north…but only up the block, coming to nestle in West Seattle’s largest children’s consignment shop, three little birds. The two beloved independent children’s boutiques will combine to create a truly exceptional world of family shopping, in the heart of The Junction.

Kid Friendly Footwear is known for an incredible collection of hand-picked shoes, boots and sandals for new walkers, big kids and everyone in between. Buyers specially bring their growing children from all over western Washington. Our experienced staff find the best solution with proven methods and know the brands and features that families are looking for.

Top sellers include:
Hyperfunctional Tsukihoshi styles from Japan (washable and waterproof)
Comfortable and waterproof Baby Bogs boots
Rugged KEEN shoes and sandals – a North West original
Other favorite brands include Bogs, Stride Rite, Hatley, Kamik and more. Kid Friendly Footwear also equips kids with gear for all seasons: waterproof rain jackets and one-piece suits, waterproof gloves and mittens, and SPF swim and sun suits.

Kid Friendly Footwear at Three Little Birds, an inspired collaboration! How did we come here?

In 2008, Sarah took over Again & A Gain, West Seattle’s children’s consignment center since 1995. In the humble boutique at 4832 California Ave SW, she founded Kid Friendly Footwear and for 13 years made it a destination for children’s shoes in Seattle. boots, sandals and gear for all seasons. The star-studded Google reviews say it all.

Jennifer founded Three Little Birds in 2014, starting in Morgan Junction and eventually landing at 4736 California Ave SW. She’s turned the spacious place into a charming and popular children’s consignment shop where families flock.

Then 2020 arrived. With more people staying close to home and spending their money online, the long pandemic year has been difficult for independents in the neighborhood. So Sarah and Jennifer got creative. The two women – with a shared commitment to the community and small independent businesses – came up with a savvy plan.

The stores of a feather come together and Sarah’s mission to equip our children with eco-friendly, leather-free footwear is amplified and enhanced by Jennifer’s innovative spirit and style. And both have great and experienced staff members. We’re excited to team up to make Kid Friendly Footwear at Three Little Birds an exciting and inviting shopping experience in West Seattle.

Kid Friendly Footwear is a shopping destination for families in West Seattle and all of Western Washington. Babies have taken their first steps here and thousands of happy feet have found their perfect place. The tradition continues at Three Little Birds, where Kid Friendly’s famous customer service, shoe fitting expertise and playful touch will find their new home.

Kid Friendly Footwear at Three Little Birds will continue to offer eco-friendly footwear from beloved brands. We only expect our collection to grow and improve in our new location! And since reduce, reuse, recycle is our eco-friendly mission, shoppers can count on a tempting selection of prime resale items. Long-time consignees, don’t worry: your store credit will be honored at Three Little Birds.

Come shop at any of our stores through October 31 as we complete this exciting transition. Both Jennifer and Sarah are grateful for the community’s ongoing support of independent women-owned businesses. Watch for our opening celebration and stop by Three Little Birds during the junction harvest festival for a taste!

Child-friendly footwear at Three Little Birds (from 01/11/21)
4736 California Avenue SW – 206-946-6591

Child-friendly shoes at Again & Again (until 10/31/21)
4832 California Avenue SW

Three Little Birds and Kid Friendly Footwear also continue to offer online shopping.

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