Children grow up fast, despite science's best attempts to weigh them down with apple-filled backpacks and bronze shoes. Accommodate growing kids with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of children's resale merchandise at Re-Kid’s two locations in Lexington.
Re-Kid stocks its ample shelves with preowned apparel, toys, and equipment for ankle biters from preemies to size 14. Lace up little athletes with a pair of Nike sneaks ($5.99+) and a Gap tee ($1.99+), or outfit miniature debutantes with Biscotti and Matilda Jane dresses ($7.99+). Rough-and-tumble youngsters can find their favorite mud magnets in the form of Old Navy jeans ($4.99+), while cherubic fashionistas can choose from designer brands such as Nautica or Tommy Hilfiger ($7.99+) to go with their Donna Karan sandboxes. For the not yet bipedal, Re-Kid has a selection of Carter's sleepers ($1.99+) and Baby Lulu outfits or short sets ($7.99+). A rotating stock of toys, books, and videos augments kids' inborn imaginations during recreation, and a changing variety of cribs and jumperoos keeps them strapped in while they figure out the extent of their own power and practice power naps.
No one gets to be a kid more than once, but thanks to Re-Kid, the same pair of pint-sized jeans can delight more than one chid. The store specializes in re-selling kids' clothing, with styles that run the gamut form baby onesies to size 14 fashions. Their basics, such as Nike sneakers and Gap tees, complement Matilda Jane dresses and other outfits for special occasions, such as pre-school prom dresses. Meanwhile, the assortment of re-sold gear includes Carter sleepers for napping tots, along with assorted toys, books, and kid-friendly videos.