Yesterday, The Giggle Guide® shared the latest in protective swimwear for children. Today, we are focusing on our favorite head-to-toe sunny delights that pair with swimwear like surf goes with sand. By offering a dazzling mix of fun, functional and fashionable products to complement new swimwear, retailers can effortlessly increase add-on sales. Get ready to shine with child-safe sunscreens, cool shades and fabulous flip flops that are a step ahead! The Giggle Guide® highlights brands that make the sun their business, including Baby Blanket Suncare,Teeny Tiny Optics,Swim Ways, and One Ruby Lane.
A monster wave of kid’s swimwear for 2011 is making a huge splash with functional and sun-safe on-trend styles! As parents have become more aware of the dangers of solar rays, the popularity of sun-protective swimwear has expanded exponentially. While sunscreen is always a must, several brands provide added safety through innovative UV-protective swimwear that deftly doubles as all-day playwear. For the latest colorful hats, darling bikinis, and hip and happening swim trunks and rash guards, check out these shining examples of next season’s fun-in-the-sun fashions from Seasons UV, Babi-Kini, Sun Busters and Flap Happy.
Baby K’tan is the one-of-a-kind carrier with a double sling design that supports baby in eight different positions, without complicated wrapping or buckling. Michal Chesal shares her Behind The Brand success story and provides insights into her product’s development and growth. The Baby K’tan carrier’s unique design was first created to provide support and comfort for Chesal’s special needs child, and has since grown far beyond its original inspiration and purpose. This success story is one of hope, love and charity.
New parents don’t have to lose their own sense of style just because they have a baby! In fact, with all the accessories and childcare essentials parents tote around to care for an infant, there are more opportunities than ever for moms and dads to express themselves. berybaby is an ultra-stylish and fun accessory collection created by new mom, Holly Smith, that provides plenty of function without skimping on the fashion!
Jennifer Covello is one busy lady! Owner of Frittabello, LLC, author of the award-winning baby journal, My Life…A Chronicle of the Journey, and mother to two children, this successful mompreneur has recently added another “baby” to her accomplishments: a wonderful new children’s book! Frittabello and his Angel is an endearing story about a sweet young soul named Frittabello who is on his way to earth. With the help of his very special guardian angel, Frittabello learns how to listen to his unique inner voice, so that he can choose the earth parents that are perfect for him and start his life’s journey.
The NYC Baby and Kids Fair at 7W runs August 16th through August 18th. This highly anticipated show offers a crateful of tasty products to discover! Here are some handpicked favorites that caught “the apple of our eye”: Zatswho, Pacific World Corp., Lunacy Design, Sleeping Partners, and HuggyBunny. The Giggle Guide® will also have a booth at the show at which retailers can enter a drawing to win a free selection of exciting children’s products!
Buyers attending KIDShow, August 16th-18th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, will luck out by getting a jump on the Spring 2011 season with new ideas, new colors, and must haves from the world of children’s fashion and accessories. Here’s a preview of just a few of the KIDShow attractions, many of which are brands that are exhibiting at the Vegas show for the first time, including Coral & Reef, Showroom a la Mode, Canadian Kidswear and Kaos Recycled. The Giggle Guide® will also have a booth at KIDShow, with daily prize drawings for lucky retailers to win a giant gift assortment of awesome products. See you at KIDShow Las Vegas!
Linda Flaherty and her daughter Sarah Bailey are co-owners of the exceptional Once upon a time children’s specialty shops in Birmingham, Alabama. Blessed with personalities that are brimming in Southern hospitality and charm, this grandmother and mother duo now operate two very successful retail locations. With fourteen years in the business, the pair have developed a sensibility and keen eye to what customers crave. They offer an elegant selection of traditional, timeless children’s products, along with the latest mix of popular fashion trends and stylings in nursery decor.
Want to celebrate your child becoming a big brother or sister? BBs Tees has an easy and inexpensive way to have a “sibling celebration” Take a look at our new “Do It Yourself Printable Party Kits.” Each shirt graphic has a party kit to match. All you have to do is print it out and assemble yourself.
It’s easy and will make a great theme for your party! We offer easy instructions and list all the supplies needed for one stop shopping at your local craft store. It’s a great activity for you and your child to do together!
Melanie Anderson is first an artist; she began the koochi ku line to create wearable pieces of art. With an eye toward European style, her pieces are well crafted, beautiful, and affordable. Inspired by the birth of her son, she followed her passion for vibrant colors and began making high-style wool jackets and accessories for children. Melanie individually designs and creates each item, and takes great personal pride in each article carrying the koochi ku label.