About The Nutshell

The Nutshell is a classic children’s boutique which provides a wonderfully unique and distinctive selection of clothing, gifts and accessories for boys and girls.  Beginning more than 30 years ago in “The Little Red House” in Lower Mills, The Nutshell has experienced many changes and has evolved into a well-known destination throughout the greater Boston area. Sizes begin at Newborn and continue to Size 12 in girls and Size 8 in boys.

Our specialty is having that “Perfect Baby Gift.”  We custom make all of our Baby Baskets and have numerous choices making it simple to find the best and affordable gift for any baby or child.

We pride ourselves in searching to find different, yet stylish and timeless fashions – those that children are happy to wear!  We carry a wide selection of   fun play clothes as well as special occasion dresses and suits for weddings, Christenings or First Holy Communion.

Over the years our store has won “Best Children’s Clothing” awards and has been featured in The Boston Herald and on Fox-25 Morning News.  In 2014, we won the highly coveted Best of Boston Award.

The Nutshell offers exceptional customer service and our staff is knowledgeable and able to help in any way. We invite you to visit our store located in East Milton Square or feel free to call us at 617-698-7273 and have a personal shopper assist you.