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In 2024, the Apparel market in the United States is projected to generate a revenue of 358.70 billion USD, with an estimated annual growth rate of 2.11% (CAGR 2024-2028). Among the various segments, Women’s Apparel emerges as the largest, set to reach a market value of USD 191.40 billion by 2024. (From Statista)

With such promising growth prospects, industry players can strategically position themselves to capitalize on the evolving demands and preferences of consumers in the US.

Although the “fashion cake” still exists, the number of suppliers is vast, allowing you plenty of choices; however, sometimes your eyes may be blurred by advertisements and sweet words from not-very-good suppliers, leading to the importation of low-quality products. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. The following article has compiled the top 10 best and most reputable smocked clothing suppliers for newcomers like you!

1. Faire

Faire – many people know this clothing wholesale marketplace, this can be your savior but can also be your nemesis as you will have millions of options to choose. Faire is famous in the US with more than 100,000 brands selling on this platform, millions of products sold every year, etc.

  • Business products: Another strength of Faire is the large number of suppliers, leading to a very large number of smocked clothing products. If you search for “smock” you will find more than 3,000 products for both girls and women.
  • Price: Because it is a marketplace, there will be a variety of MSRPs (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) from many manufacturers, both cheap (~ $8) and expensive (more than $100) for you.
  • Production time: Depends on each supplier/factory.

Faire is suitable for all retailers, from those just starting out to those with many years in the business. They all benefit from choosing from a large number of reputable suppliers with a variety of MSRPs.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Various product options.
  • Streamlined ordering process.
  • Competitive wholesale prices.
  • Minimize risk with minimum order and profit guarantees.
  • Easily communicate with suppliers.
  • The website interface is easy to use.
  • Membership fees required.
  • Additional shipping costs.
  • Minimum order quantities for some brands.

Contact Information

  • Website: faire.com
  • Help Center

2. Little One

Retailers in California are no longer unfamiliar with the name Little One. Their smocked children’s clothing products are considered good but have the limitation of not having a diverse range of products.

Little One USA
Little One USA
  • Business products: Their smocked products are designed specifically for adorable and gentle baby girls, offering a wide range of dresses suitable for all seasons throughout the year.
  • Price: Affordable, ranging from $10 – $14 for a piece.
  • Production time: 4 – 6 weeks

Little One will be especially suitable for new retailers with limited capital. However, their production time is quite long so it is more suitable for those who carefully calculate sales time and inventory.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • The website interface is easy to see
  • There are product filters for convenient searching
  • Reasonable price
  • The product is of good quality and has many types to wear for different seasons
  • Quite a few smocked products
  • Production time is quite long

Contact Information

  • Website: littleoneusa.com
  • Email: info@littleoneusa.com
  • Contact Number: +1 650-201-1889
  • Address: 31043 Hershey Way, Hayward, California 94544, United States

3. Little Bear Smock

Despite only emerging in the wholesale clothing market from 2016, Little Bear Smock has quickly risen to become a prominent supplier of high-quality clothing yet with competitive prices for both boys and women in the United States.

Little Bear Smock
Little Bear Smock
  • Business products: Their smocked products are designed specifically for active boys and gentle ladies. Smocked clothes are suitable for all seasons throughout the year.
  • Price: Quite expensive, ranging from $36 – $38 for a piece.
  • Production time: All pre order items will take approximately 12 weeks to arrive.


Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Smocked clothing usually is quite good
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic customer service
  • The production time is okay
  • The MSRPs are quite high
  • The interface is gentle but the layout is not aesthetically pleasing
  • There is a lack of product diversity and collections.

Contact Information

  • Website: littlebearsmocks.com
  • Instagram: www.instagram.com/littlebearsmocks
  • Email: help@littlebearsmocks.com

4. Smock Candy

If you’re a retailer interested in carrying Smock Candy’s popular smocked clothing line, they also offer wholesale opportunities. By submitting a wholesale application, you can gain access to their sought-after Jellybean by Smock Candy line.

Smock Candy
Smock Candy
  • Business products: Smock Candy offers an extensive collection of smocked clothing for boys and girls of all ages. From smocked dresses, rompers, bubbles, or tops to outerwear, Smock Candy has you covered.
  • Price: Quite expensive, ranging from $70 – $76 for a piece of smocked dress. Prices will be cheaper for products like tops, blouses or pajamas, etc.
  • Production time: 4 – 7 weeks but it will take longer if shipped internationally.

Smock Candy has a variety of smock clothing products for both boys, girls and women. You just need to click to search for “smock”, 780 results will immediately appear for you to choose from. High prices will come with product quality, so it will be more suitable for retailers who want to find quality clothes without having to worry about price.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Good quality smock clothing
  • There are many incentive programs to attract customers such as The Candy Club, exchanging points with Jellybeans, etc.
  • The website has product filters, convenient for the search process
  • Many different collections
  • Shipping time is relatively long
  • Price is quite expensive

Contact Information

  • Address: www.smockcandy.com
  • Email: customerservice@smockcandy.com
  • Address: 1159 Old Spanish Trail Hwy N, Broussard Louisiana, 70518 United States

5. Mud Pie

With a rich history dating back to 1988, Mud Pie has established itself as a trusted name in the industry. What began as a brand specializing in home décor and lifestyle products has expanded to include three divisions: Home, Kids, and Women. This expansion showcases Mud Pie’s commitment to providing stylish and well-crafted clothing options for the whole family.

Mud Pie
Mud Pie
  • Business products: They offer smocked products ranging from dresses, trousers, shirts, jumpers to one-pieces or bubbles. Additionally, if you want to sell additional accessories, they also have them for you.
  • Price: Affordable
  • Production time: About 60 days

For retailers looking to offer Mud Pie’s sought-after smocked clothing line, they provide wholesale opportunities through their dedicated wholesale website. By accessing wholesale.mudpie.com, retailers can explore the wide range of smocked clothing options available and easily place orders to stock their stores with Mud Pie’s designs.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Specific instructions
  • High-quality and diverse products
  • Affordable price
  • Prices are not displayed on the website
  • Large minimum order required
  • The website interface does not satisfy customers
  • Slow page loading speed

Contact Information

  • Website: wholesale.mudpie.com
  • Address: 4893 Lewis Road, Suite A, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
  • Phone: 1.800.998.1633

6. Southern Smocked Co.

Southern Smocked Company combines classic designs with a personal touch, drawing inspiration from Southern Belles and their emphasis on community and customer support. The founder’s commitment to design and quality has helped the company gain customers across the country.

Southern Smocked Co.
Southern Smocked Co.
  • Business products: Southern Smocked products are quite limited, only including dresses, tops, bubbles and 1 set.
  • Price: ranging from $30 – $50.
  • Production time: Fast, 2 – 3 weeks

Southern Smocked Company is best suited for brands inspired by Southern elegance and tradition. While their unique designs capture a niche market, brands seeking a more contemporary edge might explore additional avenues.


Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • High-quality and diverse products
  • Affordable price
  • Community and customer support
  • The website design is not eye-catching
  • Little product description information
  • Limited contemporary clothing options

Contact Information

  • Website: www.southernsmockedcompany.com
  • Email: help@southernsmocked company.com
  • Address: 637 Lotus Dr. N, Suite B, Mandeville, LA 70471

7. Three Sisters Clothes

Three Sisters Clothes is a renowned smocked clothing supplier based in the United States. With a focus on quality, style, and Southern charm, they offer a wide range of beautifully crafted smocked garments for children. Whether you’re looking for dresses, rompers, or tops, Three Sisters Clothes has something to suit every occasion.

Three Sisters Clothes
Three Sisters Clothes


  • Business products: Quality and fashionable smocked clothing along with comfy and fun knit sets for both girls and boys.
  • Price: No information
  • Production time: No information


Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • High-quality smocked clothing for children with classic designs
  • Good customer service
  • Very few product images on the website, but you can find more product images on their Instagram and Facebook.
  • The website design is sketchy and not eye-catching.

Contact Information

  • Website: www.threesistersclothes.com
  • Instagram: www.instagram.com/threesistersclothing
  • Facebook: m.facebook.com/threesisterskidsclothing
  • Email: ThreeSistersClothes@gmail.com
  • Phone: 404-577-6840
  • Address: Atlanta Apparel Mart, Ste 13S335B, Atlanta, GA 30303

8. Mila & Rose

Receiving 2,969 excellent reviews for the brand and products, Mila & Rose has proven itself to be one of the leading reputable suppliers of children’s smocked clothing in the US.

Mila & Rose
Mila & Rose
  • Business products: Their products are all for girls and are smocked ruffle dresses.
  • Price: All products are priced at $36.
  • Production time: 30 – 40 days.

To become a retail partner with Mila & Rose, you will need to fill out a form on their website and receive wholesale pricing benefits. With a wide range of products and reasonable prices, I believe Mila & Rose can be a long-term supplier of smocked children’s clothing.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Simple but nice website design
  • Affordable price
  • Diverse and high-quality products
  • Free U.S shipping
  • Slightly less information about the product and how to preserve it

Contact Information

  • Website: www.milaandrose.com
  • Email:  hello@MILAandROSE.com
  • Phone: (817) 988-0880
  • Address:  580 Henrietta Creek Road, Roanoke, TX 76262

9. RuffleButts

RuffleButts focuses mainly on cool clothes to wear when going out or traveling. And they described their products as “lasting quality”, “UPF 50+ sun protection”, “personalization available”, “over 10 million memories made” with “over 100k 5-star reviews”. Hearing that makes you curious, right?

  • Business products: Their smocked clothing category is very diverse, from tank tops, rompers, dresses, to one-pieces and bikinis with youthful, dynamic colors.
  • Price: $20 – $70.
  • Production time: 1 – 3 weeks

Complete the form on the website to become a RuffleButts retail partner. Are you concerned that they only accept domestic partners? Don’t worry, they accept partners from abroad too.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Fast page loading speed and nice website design
  • High-quality clothes with 100% cotton
  • Fast embroidery and shipping time
  • The smock part is quite simple

Contact Information

  • Website: www.rufflebutts.com
  • Phone: 1.704.825.8811
  • Email: love@rufflebutts.com
  • Live chat

10. Shrimp and Grits Kids

The founder and owner, Megan Hewitt, draws inspiration from her two free-spirited daughters, Ella and Lyla Gray, as well as the beautiful surroundings of her home in the Low Country of Charleston, SC. This personal touch adds a unique and charming style to the designs.

Shrimp and Grits Kids
Shrimp and Grits Kids
  • Business products: Shrimp and Grits Kids offers a diverse range of clothing options for girls and women, including smocked bubbles, dresses, rompers, sets, shorts, pants, tops, swimsuits, loungewear, pajamas, and more. Their extensive selection ensures that there is something for every occasion and personal style.
  • Price: $32 – $46 for smocked girl dress and $68 for a women’s dress.
  • Production time: 30 – 45 days

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Cheaper price
  • Unique design with good fabric
  • Detailed product information
  • Production time is slow, not to mention delivery time

Contact Information

  • Website: shrimpandgritskids.com
  • Phone: (843)884-9310
  • Email: info@shrimpandgritskids.com
  • Address: 1220 Ben Sawyer Blvd B1, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464


In conclusion, these are the top 10 best wholesale smocked clothing suppliers in the US. Whether you’re a newcomer or an experienced retailer, these suppliers offer a wide selection of high-quality and reputable options for your business.

But, did you know?

According to the New York Post, 97% of children’s clothing in the US is made in other countries. Although some people may have concerns about outsourcing, it has been shown that outsourcing doesn’t affect the quality of the products. In fact, it offers a better solution in this competitive industry.

And one of the major countries from which the US imports children’s clothing includes Vietnam. But the embroidery market in Vietnam is huge. How do you choose a reputable supplier with high-quality products at reasonable prices?

You can try K-Embroidery – specializing in manufacturing and exporting smocked children’s clothing to demanding countries like the UK, US, Japan, and more. Don’t worry if you’re the first to collaborate with us, as we have already supplied products to over 1000 partners worldwide. So why not visit our website and take a look?