Our friends are expecting their first baby… and it’s a boy! We’re so excited for them and their new family, due in December. The baby shower is in a few weeks, and I’ve been pouring through all my favorite baby shops (obsessions), crafting the right package. While trying to find wintery baby accessories, I was also on the look out for eco-friendly designs that this modern couple would appreciate. Melding contemporary with traditional styles (love the color blue), I came up with these lovely little goodies for the soon-to-be-parents.
A classic Japanese onesie from Makie ($36) for those winter evenings. Baby sock box set from Jonathan Adler ($34) to keep tiny toes warm and chic. Organic rattle set from the Wind and the Sail ($18). And keeping with the nature theme, You Are My Baby ($8.99) because what child doesn’t love animals.
And if he was a she? Here’s another version.
Certified organic and irresistably cute Cat Tee and Leggings from Oeuf ($31 and $27, respectively). Handcrafted bunny from Yume ($58), nursery decoration now and adorable companion later. Warm and fuzzy organic terry blanket from Winter Water Factory ($32). Stylish silicone all-in-one teething ring and rattle from Chewbeads ($18).
Whether you’re building a luxe gift set or looking for one fabulous find, any of these pieces would certainly be treasured and loved for years to come. Here’s to a happy baby shower!
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Tagged baby gifts, baby shower gifts, Chewbeads, Jonathan Adler, Makie, nursery decor, oeuf, organic cotton, tada shop, Winter Water Factory, Yume
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Begin following five topics and five blogs.
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Modern & Sustainable Design
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I sometimes feel the beginning of fall is like the first act to a much-anticipated holiday performance. While our schedules are still reasonably sane, seasonal gatherings and events begin to fill up the calendar. In many homes, this time year means children need new outfits for such occasions. Whether looking for a dress for an after-school playdate, Sunday matinee, or dinner party, this season’s inspiration comes from vintage and contemporary textures and prints. Think modern corduroy, art-inspired patterns, as well as classic plaids. Styles that girls can easily transform from daytime to evening, with a quick change of sneakers to ballet flats, are a plus. Lavish floral print dresses are abundant and add a bit of charm and texture to a look. And speaking of charm, we love Mini Rodini’s stripe dress with its blooming ruffle collar, a must for this season. Finally, I’m thrilled that Pantone’s fall fashion color report put bold blues into the autumn mix. Welcome fall!