At first glance, dinosaurs don’t seem to be the kind of creatures that young children would gravitate to. They’re big, scary, loud, and sometimes carnivorous. Their tough skin, spikes, and plates make them less than ideal cuddle buddies, and their no-nonsense lizard eyes don’t exactly say “Let’s play!” Yet somehow, dinosaurs have become one of the most-loved and popular characters in modern children’s literature and entertainment. In the new book Oddsockosaurus, author Zanib Mian and illustrator Bill Bolton capture a child’s many moods and faces through humorous prose and delightful images of dinosaurs.
Dress up little ones all snuggly and warm this holiday season with eco-friendly, luxurious clothing that is crafted from the heart by Blue Ullu. Quality made without compromise, all natural and cruelty free, the adorable, eco-friendly Blue Ullu outfits will keep little tykes fashionable and toasty warm in the upcoming cold months. Blue Ullu is a deliciously luxe children’s knitwear line handcrafted by women artisans in the Indian Himalayas. Each exquisitely handmade outfit is crafted from pure yarn of merino and angora wool, a blend that is absolutely soft and luxurious without the usual itchiness.
A Line of Fashionable and Functional Kicks for Kids
KEEN, Inc., an innovative footwear brand building unique, versatile shoes for men, women and kids, is proud to announce the much-anticipated launch of its Spring 2016 Encanto collection. Each shoe is designed to let kids embrace the Boundless Wonder of childhood, to get outside and explore! The new Encanto collection combines style, comfort, convenience, and function.
Limited-Edition “Dream World” Available
Last night tokidoki, the pop culture brand meaning “sometimes” in Japanese, and Sanrio, the global lifestyle brand best known for the beloved pop icon Hello Kitty®, unveiled their print design collaboration with Ju-Ju-Be®, the function-meets-fashion bag company, at tokidoki’s 10th anniversary party in downtown Los Angeles. This never-before-seen collection, entitled “Dream World”, will be available to consumers on November 17, 2015.
European designers have just the right touch of style to produce goods that whisper (not scream) — this is the absolutely perfect item. Introducing Childrenchic, an online boutique that offers beautifully-styled, exceptional-quality ensembles for babies and children, hand-selected from independent European designers. Anyone looking for a truly timeless dress will be enchanted with the Wonder Lilly Girl that features white lilies against a blue ground with a super-short skirt and an open back. Pair it with the silver sparkle menorquina leather sandals for twinkling toes and you have an outfit that stops traffic in any corner of the world.
Apparel industry veterans launch the only online, wholesale marketplace where brands and stores can sell and buy off-price goods
BELLAIRE, TEXAS (November 3, 2015)—Flutter Sales launches to provide clothing, gift and accessories stores and manufacturers with a platform to buy and sell in-stock merchandise at a discount. By selling on the site, Flutter Sales allows brands to create cashflow by liquidating aging stock. And, like consumer sites that allow shoppers to snap up fashions at a steal, the online marketplace gives retail buyers the opportunity to shop at a fraction of regular wholesale prices.
Sometimes dreams come true which is what happened to the woman behind the classic action figures from Kaskey Kids. Christy Kaskey’s children were sports fiends. Wanting to keep them entertained and remembering the fun her brothers had with their action figures, Kaskey got her own offspring involved and also turned to other boys and girls in kindergarten and first grade who served as her focus groups when she developed the figures. The results are award-winning toys that engage kids and keep them entertained even in the face of all the high-tech options available.
If anyone knows the importance of a good fit in swimwear, it’s surfers, but you don’t have to be one to appreciate the genius of the adjustable waist functionality in Just Bones Boardwear boardshorts. In 2011, Jennifer Weisman introduced her revolutionary boardshorts inspired by her sons who were “just bones” skinny. Tired of having their shorts fall down, Jennifer designed a patented adjustable waist hidden in the back of the short made of Velcro. In addition to keeping shorts from falling down, the adjustable waist is great for tweens who are often between sizes.
The plethora of baby products available today can be overwhelming! That’s why going with a brand that combines function and design like ZoLi Inc. is the perfect solution. From sippy cups and dinnerware to teethers and changing mats, each item is meticulously crafted to perform exactly how it should, in an elegant fashion. These safe-to-use baby products are promised to make modern parenting a little bit easier and give parents some peace of mind. Tested regularly, every item in stock is made with the safest materials for baby as well as the environment.
Em’s 4 Kids offers a selection of noise-protection earmuffs for little ones. The company was launched in 2007 by Australian parents Daniel and Kate Gibney, and was inspired by their daughter Emily. With so many products available that help parents protect their children’s various other body parts and functions, why not one to protect their ears? Their Em’s 4 Kids collection is for children 3 and up, while the Em’s 4 Bubs line caters to babies. These earmuffs are lightweight and compact, making them easy to take along to any event where they might be needed.
It’s that exciting time of year again. No not the holiday season… the ABC Kids Expo! Like the holidays, the Expo is a much-anticipated event that involves toys, games, decorations, and mingling, but instead of a family gathering, it’s a gathering of the unique and varied companies that offer products for babies and children. This year, the Expo is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 18th-21st, and the lineup of presenters looks impressive. Munch Mitt, The Navigate, Ace Baby Furniture, and DockATot are just a few of the notable presenters expected to be in attendance at this popular industry event.