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Jan 11, 2015

Kids Clothes - Roppoing/Hiroo area

A good place to buy children s clothing in the Roppongi/Hiroo area?

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  • Tomuu

    on Jan 11

    Hi Alex. I'm in Roppongi Hills now. There is a row of about 5 kids clothing stores on B2F of Hill Side in Roppongi Hills. One of them is a Paul Smith so I suppose they're pretty expensive. There's also a store on the 3rd floor of Midtown.

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  • Samantha

    on Jan 12

    If you can get over to Odaiba it would be best. Take Oedo Line to shiodome station and transfer to yurikamome line. Odaiba has a large amount of children's and family clothing stores like Old Navy, Gap, Forever 21, H&M, Toys r Us/Babies r us, and a ton of other great entertainment places for families.

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  • Ashes

    on Feb 20

    If you don't mind secondhand kids clothes, there are several Garage Sales Japan Kids Stuff focused groups on Facebook.

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