Shopping for a new baby? Gifts for little ones that boast big style, cocoon them in comfort and make them giggle with glee are all on trend for spring and summer, according to Long Island shop owners. 

“Fun patterns like lemons and rainbows are big right now,” says Carissa Cillis, whose store What a Girl Wants features a baby section where you can splurge on your own newborn or others’. “Denim overalls and jungle themes are also very popular.”

Bright colors are on-trend at Bue Jean Baby Boutique, according to owner Sydnie Goodman. “Special occasion clothing is back, too,” she says. “The world has opened up again and people are celebrating in big ways.” 

Here are ways to celebrate new arrivals at some of Long Island’s baby-friendly boutiques. 

Cutie Fruity

This two-piece cotton romper set ($42) is perfect for spring. It features a navy background with bright lemons, plus a bow headband. The playful pattern is just right for babies — after all, you just want to squeeze them; What a Girl Wants, 1188 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh, 516-809-9270, whatagirlwantsli.com.

Onesie with a Message

This "I have arrived" white cotton onesie ($55) is a...

This “I have arrived” white cotton onesie ($55) is a clever way to mark a newborn’s grand entrance.
Credit: The Monogram Shop

Custom gifts are always special. When you don’t know the baby’s name, this “I have arrived” white cotton onesie ($55) is a clever way to mark a newborn’s grand entrance. You choose the thread color you love for the message — even better; The Monogram Shop, 19 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 631-329-3379, themonogramshops.com.

Animal Magnetism

Soft and cuddly baby elephants, cows, giraffes and llamas from...

Soft and cuddly baby elephants, cows, giraffes and llamas from Back In Time in Farmingdale play music and glow; $22-$38. Credit: Back In Time

There’s no such thing as cute overload where infants are concerned. The shop’s expanded line for little ones includes wall décor ($39) and soft and cuddly baby elephants, cows, giraffes and llamas. They’re all adorbs, some play music, including “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,” and glow; $22-$38; Back In Time, 441 Main St., Farmingdale, 516-586-8443, backintimedecor.com.

Hit Knits

Organic cotton-cashmere jumpsuits ($48), blankets ($46) and cardigans ($48) from...

Organic cotton-cashmere jumpsuits ($48), blankets ($46) and cardigans ($48) from UK-based Bonnie Mob come in hot pink, retro rainbow and sunshine yellow. Credit: Mindi Smith

Baby-size clothes and accessories can make great big statements. Organic cotton-cashmere jumpsuits ($48), blankets ($46) and cardigans ($48) from UK-based Bonnie Mob come in hot pink, retro rainbow and sunshine yellow; The Little Red Planet, 34 Long Island Ave., Sag Harbor, 917-279-7622, thelittleredplanet.com.

Dino-mite BFF

This stuffed dragon rattle ($28) will make them smile and coo...

This stuffed dragon rattle ($28) will make them smile and coo at Blue Jean Baby.
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In addition to chic clothing for infants and toddlers you can make special with custom monogramming, the store features fun accessories. This stuffed dragon rattle ($28) will make them smile and coo; Blue Jean Baby, 8039 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, 516-584-6666, bluejeanbabyny.com.

Sails & Whales

Nautical motifs are a super popular picks, whether it's cotton...

Nautical motifs are a super popular picks, whether it’s cotton footies with zippers ($47) or bibs ($22), at Pashley Children’s Boutique in Cold Spring Harbor.
Credit: Pashley Children’s Boutique

Traditional and classic baby clothes are a signature at this boutique. Nautical motifs are a super popular picks, whether it’s cotton footies with zippers ($47), baby books ($62), cotton terry hooded towel and washcloth sets ($50) or bibs ($22); Pashley Children’s Boutique, 169 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor, 631-367-8737, pashleychildrensboutique.com.

Grin & Wear It

The soft and cozy Molo smiley sweatsuit from Koukla in...

The soft and cozy Molo smiley sweatsuit from Koukla in Bellmore ($85) radiates joy. Credit: Koukla

Flowers and fun are always in for spring. A Little Cosmo floral dress ($63) looks like you picked it fresh from the garden. The soft and cozy Molo smiley sweatsuit ($85) radiates joy. “When I see this outfit it just makes me happy,” says store co-owner Nicole Petris; Koukla, 2691 Merrick Rd., Bellmore, 516-490-4002, kouklany.com.

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