About Us

Pixie is located in the heart of Hale village in Cheshire, Greater Manchester. This bespoke, New York-inspired boutique sells high-quality clothing and accessories for babies and children up to 14-years, an extensive range of educational toys, games and gifts; women’s clothes, accessories, and covetable nursery furniture.

Passionate about making the Pixie shopping experience one to remember, Pixie owner, Gillian Franks has developed a product range full of pieces which parents will covet for their children, supported by a programme of customer events that memories are made from.

“It’s always been my dream to have my own children’s clothing store. As a mum myself I understand the journey you go on and I was determined to create a shopping experience that supported and developed this magical time.”

Discover designer childrenswear and something for mum. Popular clothing brands include Scotch & Soda, Someday Soon, No Added Sugar, The Little Taylor, Wild & Gorgeous, Angels Face, Levi’s, Mini A Ture, Petit Bateau, Toffee Moon, Bob & Blossom, Noa Noa Womenswear, Yoga Leggs and Black White Denim Womenswear Basics.

We have an extensive selection of educational toys and games that engage and entertain. Popular toy brands include Melissa & Doug, Lego, Duplo, Djeco, La Marelle, Vilac, Micro Scooters and John Crane.

Keep little feet warm and stylish. Popular footwear brands include Hunter, Birkenstock, Sun Jellies, Mini Melissa and Superga.

Our selection of treasures make perfect keepsakes. Popular gift and furniture brands include White Rabbit, Green & Spring, De Mamiel, Burts Bee, ‘Exquisite’ jewellery, Estella Bartlett, True Grace and Kidsmill.

          

Our normal shop opening times are as follows:

Monday - 10.00am - 5pm
Tuesday - 09:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday - 09:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday - 09.30am - 5:30pm
Friday - 09:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday - 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday - 11:00am - 4pm 

Who Is Pixie

Pixie is an independent, family run company. We offer a unique shopping experience with highly personalised customer service at its core; it is our mission to make shopping for your children a hassle-free and enjoyable experience for the whole family, and our knowledgeable and friendly staff will make sure that you are well looked after.

We know that part of our extraordinary customer service comes from making sure our customers can trust our environmental and ethical standards. We strive for 100% ethical production and a high proportion of our range is Fair Trade and made from organic materials.

At Pixie we promise to supply beautiful products that you and your children will cherish, and that will conjure up memories through the associations they have with pregnancy and childhood. Our aim is to provide that magical experience that makes your purchase from us that little bit more special.

We want to make a positive difference to our local community and we do this by focusing on issues that are important for our business, our staff, our customers and our local community. Pixie is an active member of the Hale Business Association and we support a range of charity initiatives including the British Heart Foundation Team Hope, Key 103 ‘Cash for Kids’ and Francis House Children’s Hospice.

Meet Our Team

Introducing the people behind the Pixie service. Our friendly and enthusiastic team can't wait to meet you!

Jess Daley

Jess started life as a junior apprentice in 2015 but was so enthusiastic about learning the ropes that she is now a permanent senior member of staff. Jess supports Gillian in the day-to-day running of the shop and assists with product range development. She loves getting to see the different style trends for children, her favourite Pixie brand is Levis, and she is something of a visual merchandising expert and Instagram queen! 

Johanna Bolhoven

Johanna is responsible for Pixies’ marketing and PR. She deals with all advertising and marketing enquires, and she also writes articles for the website and manages the blog and social media accounts. Out of work Johanna owns local boutique See-Saw Lingerie and runs her own fashion business. She loves assisting Gillian with fashion buying to help support the continuing growth of Pixie’s womenswear range.

Gillian Franks

Gillian is the owner of Pixie boutique and it’s always been her dream to have her own children’s clothing store: “As a mum myself I understand the journey you go on and I was determined to create a shopping experience that supported and developed this magical time.” Gillian is passionate about making the Pixie shopping experience one to remember and she has developed a product range full of pieces which parents will covet for their children, supported by a programme of customer events that memories are made from.