Color blocking and mod styles are making a big comeback, and not just on the adult runways. There’s nothing cuter on a little girl than a flared dress or a tailored coat. The looks at Lisa Perry are sophisticated but with just the right amount of girlish whimsy, perfectly on trend for the grade school gals. As Lisa began designing clothes mirroring the art of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, people around her began reacting positively to her vintage vibe. With a focus on clean lines, geometric shapes, bold colors and minimalism, Lisa’s styles are chic updates to dated styles.
The new HALO® Bassinest™ Swivel Sleeper, a safer way to put baby to sleep close to mom, has garnered the prestigious JPMA Innovation Award presented at the 2013 ABC Kids Expo. The dual-swivel design of the Bassinest distinguishes the new bassinet as one of the most innovative ways to keep baby close by in his own safe sleep space.
Do crabs fly? What do dogs think about the secrets kids whisper into their ears? When a little one scribbles wildly colorful lines and circles, is there a hidden meaning? Run these thoughts by your customers and take note –– at first their eyebrows may rise, but once they get their hands on the whimsical clothes from Doodle Do, shopping will move into high gear. Children’s imaginations inspire every garment and accessory this British company produces. Designed to bring out the extraordinary that lurks in every youngster, these are clothes for youngsters who need to play, run and simply hang out in garments that are comfy no matter what.
Shropshire-based Funky Feet Fashions Ltd. combines the nostalgic charm of England with all that’s delightful for children. Since all of the company’s products are handcrafted in the United Kingdom, only high-quality designs roll out of the doors. While the company produces clothing, accessories, and other items, it is tops with bottoms — kids’ footwear, that is. FFF footwear is non-slip and designed especially for little feet. Demand for the footwear has been strong, causing the company to bolster its UK team. With phenomenal customer response, it’s easy to see why the company is expanding its footwear designs.
Kids are dirt magnets. Between dropped pacifiers, chewed-up toys, and snack-time on the floor, parents need to be one-step ahead of babies and germs. This is part of the reason why a growing number of child products are developed from silicone. Already known for its many industrial and medical uses, silicone brings an added dimension of safety and durability to kids’ products. From the innovative teething devices at Mello & Co. and RaZbaby to the products from ChooMee and 5 Oceans International that make mealtime a snap, silicone is helping parents keep kids cleaner and safer than ever before.
For softness, warmth without weight, and the luxe that is inherent to the material, nothing beats cashmere. This much sought-after fabric is what makes up the high quality items produced by LabelLamb, a Yorkshire, England-based company that offers very special clothes for special kids. Not only are the garments crafted from cashmere, but this is recycled cashmere, so it benefits the planet while being kind to the sheep who provide the yarn. Handmade with care and lots of love, items from LabelLamb are all one of a kind so there is never a chance of duplication.
Toddler Tech USA expands into the Australian market with the Dapper Snappers Brand
Port Orange, FL November , 2013- Toddler Tech USA has signed a deal with Australian distributor, Treasures 4 Bubs, which will bring the Dapper Snappers brand to all parts of Australia. While they have always had retailers in Australia, this new relationship will make it easier and more affordable for those children’s stores to carry the Dapper Snappers line of toddler belts.
Port Orange, FL January 2, 2014 - Toddler Tech USA, manufacturer of Dapper Snappers brand toddler belts, is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution deal with KidCentral Supply in Toronto. KidCentral is a family-based company founded in 2001 that promotes and wholesales innovative products to thousands of retailers in every province and territory throughout Canada.
Swedish company Little Jalo has its eye on developing the finest in children’s products. Started by industry veteran Marie Sammeli, Little Jalo brings the best of kids fashion into line with the finest in materials and design. But Little Jalo’s Euro-style is not only popular on the continent. “We have had a very good consumer response,” Sammeli explains. The mother of four has a strong vision for the company’s products — beautiful, earth-friendly, sustainable creations — and knows how to meld it with the durability and quality that parents need.
What does it take to make that indecisive customer happy? Offer a comprehensive children’s collection that spans ages, genders and tastes. Honey Bunny brand products are a vast collection of affordable baby accessories that make grabbing and gifting super simple. They are all unique but complementary enough to mix and match. For the baby basics, Honey Bunny features rich flannel receiving blankets and contoured crib sheets. Thermal blankets littered with cute characters like giraffes, crocodiles and koalas will also be a hit.
Many parents know the feeling: You take your little girl to a party in a cute and frilly dress, only to find that she and her friends are more interested in crawling around on the floor pretending to be dinosaurs than they are in sitting demurely for photo ops. Kids will be kids, and get-togethers are meant to be fun after all, so it makes sense to choose some clothing pieces that kids can wear to events, but that can also stand up to normal wear and tear. Truffles Ruffles is a children’s clothing company that offers a variety of pretty, feminine dresses, pants, sets and accessories for little girls.
RED BANK, N.J. (January 13, 2014)—As any new parent will tell you, life with baby is an adventure. And Kissy Kissy’s Fall ’14 collection promises to outfit new arrivals for all of the fun, new experiences on the horizon. The beloved baby brand combines new themes with its signature Peruvian Pima cotton, which moms, grands, gift-givers and, most of all, babies love. And this season, the company launches pajamas, which feature a snug fit along with its signature whimsical artwork.