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Start the summer with posh fashion from Pash Kidz, designed by Vivienne Pash. She is a Jamaican born, New York-based fashion designer whose brand focuses on creating trendy yet sophisticated and affordable ready-to-wear that appeals to the modern consumer. Pash Kidz offers all the essential wardrobe foundations, including leggings, hoodies, sweatpants and jackets. Designs are inspired by the classic styles of the 1960’s and 1970’s, with a focus on drawstrings and pleather, but are coupled with a youthful urban street twist. Pash blends an assortment of soft silk, jersey, and cotton organza in neutral colors and vivid prints, creating styles that are comfortable and unique.

The Milan-based Margherita brand offers clothing for baby boys and baby girls, as well as for girls up to size 10. Margherita Missoni-Amos grew up with plenty of freedom to express herself through fashion, and she wanted her line to encourage kids to do the same, so she chose a charming bohemian look that allowed for mixing and matching. The pieces are made to be comfortable and easy to move around in, and the colors are mainly classics like pink, white, and navy blue.

Take pride in what you sell by offering quality products that are safe for the environment, allergen free, and made here in the USA. All natural balms from Honestly Margo, adorable children’s clothing from reclaimed fabrics at Ode To Jeune, monster and bully protection with Spray ‘Em Away, and a variety of home accents from Samantha Grace Designs give retailers plenty of inventory selections. All options are from companies supporting the environment, helping charities, and creating jobs here at home. With such a variety to choose from, retail stores of all different types will find something that works perfectly on their shelves.

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Itzy Ritzy

Like all things whimsical and important, Eggkids started with a dream. A dream to create a character that would make people feel happy; someone who would warm hearts. Someone who smiles at everyone and makes them smile back. First on the scene was Erik the Elephant, strong and loyal. He spreads his love generously and shares wisdom and happiness. He’s now part of a 25-character family living and smiling on clothes and accessories designed for children up to 6 years old. Erik, Albin the Monkey, Anton the Anteater and Maja the Cat are just some of the animal friends that come from the big wild world, where designer Hans-Jörgen Hansson finds his inspiration.

The ability to change and evolve is integral to the survival of any organism. This foundational truth of biology can be applied equally to business development. A business owner needs to keep their eyes on the changing current of the market, keeping up with trends in both style and marketing. They also need to look for ways in which they can help their company stand out in a sea of businesses that may be similar. In 2012, New-York based children’s clothing maker Jaxxwear decided to revamp their line. The updated line focused on the art prints that were in high demand from customers, but added fresh silhouettes and new fabrics, and the changes paid off.

Dsenyo, an ethical fashion and fair trade accessories company, will launch a new expanded collection for moms, toddlers and babies available to consumers in April 2015. Building off the brand’s best-selling “Little Friends” handmade dolls, Dsenyo is already familiar with the children’s market and saw the potential for product expansion. The fair trade brand will now offer an assortment of colorful printed apparel and accessories for infants and toddlers. Items include a Baby & Toddler Sun Dress, Reversible Pinafore, Pocket Pants, Pleated Overalls, Collared Rompers, Bloomers, Headbands, and Hats in an assortment of colors and prints.

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La Lovie is one of a number of new children’s product companies that focus on the artistic aspects of their products, as well as using eco-friendly materials. La Lovie stands out because it offers both clothing and dolls in fabrics and styles that complement each other for a natural and stylish look. Their products make wonderful gifts for baby showers and birthdays.

In the past few years, there’s been a trend toward the homemade look when it comes to children’s fashions. A quick browse through Pinterest or a peek at what’s popular at kids’ boutiques will show that these days parents are all about craft-inspired brands. These brands are often up-and-coming business that offer quirky, fun clothing that draws on the crafting tradition, using mixed fabrics, eye-catching colors, and innovative details that set them apart from the mass-manufactured crowd. One such designer is Erin Murphy of Everbloom, a line of clothing aimed at girls ages 3 months through 4 years.

Digiplush is an innovative new toy, app, and entertainment company, featuring brands that are designed to enhance children’s play experience through high-quality physical toys and mobile apps for smartphones and tablets. Digiplush brands contain compelling backstories that can be translated for all entertainment platforms, advancing the company’s tagline: “Toys, Apps and Fun - All In One!” The first brand launching under the new Digiplush venture is BirthdayLand. Everyone celebrates a birthday, and yet this unique special day has never been supported by characters or a mythology similar to other major holidays. Until now.

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” - John Muir. Clothing for children often follows a simple map: primary colors and simple designs. Holly Willis, creator of Eddy and Scout, charts a different course with unique textiles, colors and fit. Born from a need for clothes to fit her own lanky child while still offering uber-soft textiles, a sense of whimsy and quality design, Eddy and Scout has became a line for that skinny, tall kid on their own adventure.

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