Dutch brand nOeser debuts Big Fish, Little Fish for SS17

Dutch children’s fashion brand nOeser recently debuted its under-the-sea inspired collection for spring/summer ’17. The organic, European-made collection draws inspiration from the magic of the underwater world and carries the theme “Big Fish, Little Fish.” Cool turtles, scary sharks, and beautifully detailed stingrays are highlighted in the collection which features ocean blue, coral pink and shark grey hues. The SS17 collection features breezy summer dresses, skirts, and jumpsuits. New styles include adorable collared rompers and balloon shorts. nOeser also continues to offer an array of mix and match options including prints that can be combined for an edgy urban look. …

Finn + Emma apparel features fresh prints, heirloom construction

Finn + Emma’s collection of 100 percent organically grown apparel lives the balance of stylish and sustainable, classic and contemporary, whimsical and sophisticated. Modern colors, fresh prints, and heirloom quality construction are combined in this world without toxic chemicals. Produced with eco-friendly dyes and in fair trade settings, Finn + Emma products are made with G.O.T.S. certified materials, and garment snaps are lead- and nickel-free (and feature real coconut inserts). Apparel includes short- and long-sleeved bodysuits in sizes 0-3m, 3-6m, 6-9m, 9-12m, and 12-18m. Footed pants, unfooted pants, tops, and coveralls are available in the same range of sizes. Pajamas …

Pals Socks pairs different partners to show that ‘unlike’ can be friends

It’s fun to be friends with someone different from you—that’s the premise of company’s founders. And that’s why Pals Socks come mismatched as 2 unlikely sets of friends. You’ll find polar bears paired with penguins, flamingos paired with an alligator, a bear, and a bee.  For ages 1-8, colorful styles come in sets like T-rex & triceratops, Earth robot & space robot or dragon & unicorn. Infant socks and baby booties are also available Colors range from the brightest hues to the natural colors found on many animals. Styles come as single pairs or in 3-pack boxes with 5 pairs/boxes …

Quality & Passion Make Paty, Inc.

Paty, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of infant and children’s clothing for over 61 years. The company’s timeless products have been a staple in the infant apparel market and continue to provide parents with high-quality day gowns, onesies, and accessories for their children. Paty, Inc. has roots that begin in 1955 in a small garage in Lima, Peru, where Ruth and Faride Abugattas began what would become a life-long journey filled with hard work, determination, and success. For nearly 20 years, Ruth and Faride operated and grew the very successful infant apparel company from their home-town in Peru. Then, …

ergoPouch converts from sleep sack to sleep suit with legs and grip feet

Converting from a sleeping bag to a sleepsuit with legs using four-way zippers, the ErgoPouch is made of an organic cotton outer sheeting with an organic cotton filling. The materials are soft and breathable and less likely to aggravate a child’s itchy skin. Available in three sizes, the     ErgoPouch comes in 1-12 months, 12-36 months, and 3-6 years. The leg separation feature makes the garment suitable for use with a harness system in a car seat or stroller, while the grip pads on the feet provide traction for little walkers. The ErgoPouch sleeping bag/sleeping suits are TOG (warmth) rated to …

Under the Nile introduces “Welcome to the World” collection

Made from high quality 100% organic Egyptian cotton, Under the Nile’s “Welcome to the World” collection is created especially for newborn babies, designed to fit an infant for the trip home from the hospital. The new print says “Hello” in five different languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French, and Chinese) and is packaged with a heart-shaped card for baby’s name and date of birth. The collection includes a layette set, a side-snap gown, a side-snap footie, a hooded blanket gift set that includes a baby buddy, and a newborn gift set that features a side-tie kimono, pilot hat, and two bibs. …

Show Case: Creative Brands Promote Active Imaginations

 By David G. Gaunt  Udoo Planet Populated by Functional Wearables  At the recent KidShow at Bally’s Las Vegas, I discovered a whole new world of fun, functional wearables from Udoo Planet (pronounced “You do”). Their boredom blasters provide limitless ways for kids to make their own changeable creations in hats, tees, bags, and backpacks. Powered by children’s imaginations, they can make them like they love ‘em, from top to totes. The Canadian-brand Udoo offers a range of wearable activities created by veteran doll designer Joanna Kopplinger. My favorites in the collection are the Newdo hats, festooned with multi-bright, wacky felt …

Feed Sales with a Hearty Newsletter

By Caletha Crawford Yes, your business is highly visible on social media, but your marketing efforts are half-baked if they don’t include newsletters. Your strategy could go from feast to famine if Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter decide to change or limit when, how, or to whom it will display your posts. And, if a new social media platform becomes the flavor of the month, it could leave you scrambling. Here are some tips to help you spice up your subscription numbers, create a healthy open rate, and fatten up your click counts. Offer a Carrot Most fans won’t simply sign …

Cotton-bamboo layette from Romantique Bebe

Romantique Bebe’s Lisa Collection features an eco-friendly cotton-bamboo jersey newborn take-me-home layette adorned with embroidery and signature lace trims. The bamboo content offers skin-soothing properties for tender skin. Found in the collection are footie sets, rompers, baby sacks, and a collection of vintage-inspired christening and blessing gowns. For older girls, the company offers a seasonal collection of dresses and accessories. Romantique Bebe was founded by Jeffri Tori who has an extensive fashion design background. To create Romantique Bebe, she was inspired by her mother’s and grandmother’s collections and love for antique laces and trims. Size ranges from 0 to 6/9 …

RuffleButts serves up inspiration from owner’s childhood memories

Inspiration, determination, childhood memories, and a splash of destiny are all ingredients found in the apparel created by RuffleButts. It was 2007 when Amber Schaub coined the name of her brand and RuffleButts was born.                   Seeking an entrepreneurial passion based on business ethics and faith, Schaub built her business on the Golden Rule. She created an apparel line based on the ruffled bloomers of her childhood memories. “I dreamed of creating a company that was so much more than just apparel, one that pays it forward and impacts the lives of …