Little English - Smocked Children's Clothing

The Little English corporate office is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington, Kentucky.

Little English was created in 2004 by Shannon Latham.  Growing up in the south, a native Memphian, Shannon believes that children should be well dressed to satisfy mothers and grandmothers and comfortable to satisfy the children.  Shannon is inspired by the hand sewn clothing that mothers and grandmothers have sewn for generations.


Little English is a retail & wholesale company that designs traditional children's clothing and accessories.  For customers who would like to purchase Little English, please visit our store locator to find a boutique near you . If you do not have a boutique in your area, please feel free to shop our sampling of inventory online.

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Smocked Children's Clothes

Little English offers unique smocked designs, stylish baby gifts, and memorable take home outfits made from the softest pima knit around.

Our matching brother sister outfits are great for family portraits and Christmas cards. Easy to mix, match and coordinate, Little English’s, classic children collection, offers adorable clothes in fabulous colors and fabrics. Little English truly showcases southern style with it’s many choices of smocked designs as well as coordinating separates.

Traditional Children's Clothing


Traditional clothes are still in vogue and Little English agrees. Classic seasonal fabrics in soft cottons, all custom made to match our Little English color palette, work to create the perfect backdrop for our Little English smocked designs. From bishops to longalls, rompers to John Johns, Little English is able to go from school or playgroup straight to supper at church or dinner at the club. Our outfits are not only everyday wearable they're washable.

Love our clothes? Love our gift! Little English gift is perfect for spoiling your little ones or your favorite mom to be. Adorable appliquéd bibs and snuggly soft smocked blankets with our signature Little English designs are both handmade with our wonderfully soft pima knit cotton . Trimmed in 100% cotton gingham, our bibs and blankets are the perfect topping! We also carry most of our signature smocked designs on a memorable keepsake smocked bib, perfect for special gatherings. Let Little English smocked bibs step you out in style. Backed in our adorable seersucker gingham, these bibs are so sweet and perfect for gift giving.

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Little English works hard so you and your kids can play pretty! We know you want your kids to reflect your ideas of childhood and Little English loves being a part of your family's memories. From beautiful soft washed corduroys with easy elastic pull on waists, to super soft pima knit shirts, Little English wraps you in softness and ease. Always comfy to your child, our extra room and gathers help to make negotiating those first steps a little better or crossing the monkey bars easier.