Cool gifts for new (local) arrivals
New York-themed gifts are a great Plan B when the registry is already picked over. We keep track of our favorites on our For The NYC Baby Pinterest board. Here, a few new additions.   Yellow cabs designs like this … Con…
Daisy Laing nails classic fashion for little ones
Graphic tees and mini fedoras aren't for everyone. The hardcore traditionalists among us are going to flip over Daisy Laing, a preppy new line for little ones. Designed by New York mom Carolyn Laing and her business par…
Rosie Pope does babywear
Rosie Pope's Pregnant in Heels show certainly had its haters. But we've gotta give the local mom (of four) props for her new baby line—it's darn cute. Rosie Pope Baby is all about 100 percent cotton pieces (bodysuits, d…
Brother Vellies arrive at local retailers
We were totally impressed when Brooklyn-based Brother Vellies introduced its new line of infant shoes last summer. (And not just because they collaborate with artisans in South Africa and Namibia to produce the handmade…
Performance wear for little ones
We really wish lululemon would make clothes in toddler sizes. But until that happens, we're digging Kickety Split, recently launched by UWS mom Tracey Johnston and her design partner, Stacy Danow. The collection of real…
Spring looks are rolling in
We’re over this weather and will not let another damn week of snow showers get in the way of shopping for spring. To get the ball rolling, we've asked the owners and buyers of our favorite baby boutiques which new … Con…
Hello Alyss stocks up for spring
It's not as though the world needed another shopping site for kids' clothes, but we've gotta say Hello Alyss is off the hook. Recently launched by New York moms Alice Lo and Yessenia Tseng (two women’s wear and jewelry …
YOYA.com goes live
West Village shop YOYA does a bang-up job of stocking best-in-category baby clothes, accessories, toys, and furniture. So we’re pretty psyched to see they’ve launched a webshop filled with all the great stuff they carry…
Au Lait offers gorgeous clothing for breastfeeding moms
Nursing has many benefits, but looking and feeling cute in your clothes isn’t usually one of them. To try and change that, New York mom Emily Hsu has introduced Au Lait, a fab collection for breastfeeders. Pieces within…
Hatch opens a pop-up shop downtown
We've been following HATCH ever since it launched with a 14-piece maternity collection in the fall of 2011. Just two years later the transitional label is in most of our friends' closets. Pregnant or not, we all hoard t…
Goat-Milk Kidware opens in the East Village
Our expectations for kids' underwear are pretty low. Which is probably why we're totally obsessed with the impeccably designed, deliciously soft organic underpinnings from Goat-Milk Kidware. The label's first-ever store…
Gumdrop Kids stocks fab babywear
As a former merchandiser for Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, and JCrew, local mom Janice Horowitz knows a thing or two about selling clothes. It's no surprise, then, that her new webshop, Gumdrop Kids, offers a rockin' selec…
Cool socks for NYC babies
Baby socks can make or break an outfit. The best ones we've seen lately are the new JE T'AiME styles from Etiquette Clothiers and Atsuyo Et Akiko. The two NYC-based companies have paired up (no pun intended) to launch a…
Artists & Fleas pops up in Chelsea Market
Known for its old-world charm and unique merch mix, Williamsburg's Artists & Fleas market has landed inside Chelsea Market, where Brooklyn designers will be selling their sustainably made local goods for the next six mo…
CHaLK nyc adds an edge to your baby's wardrobe
It's been a while since a great kids' label has come out of New York. So we're expecting CHaLK nyc to get a lot of attention. And not just for the $500 leather pants or $700 fur-hooded jacket. Founded by … Continued