Leota launches maternitywear
Designer Sarah Carson Cloud has garnered quite a following for Leota, her made-in-NYC collection of stylish frocks. Now, she’s bringing the same effortless style to expecting moms with a new maternity dress collection. …
Where to find cool breastfeeding togs
Breastfeeding is honorable and beautiful — and a total havoc-wreaker on your wardrobe. But designers are on the case, and we found plenty of chic pieces that don't make you look as frumpy as you may feel. The Lindsay po…
Get your nails done at home through cityMANI
A manicure? Hah. New moms are lucky if they can find time to shower. But cityMANI wants to help. The new in-home manicure service allows you to book the date, time, and type of manicure online; they'll send a freelance …
AptDeco sells used nursery furnishings
Ridding your apartment of outgrown baby furniture can be a hassle. Or not. AptDeco, an online hub for gently used furniture, just added a kids' category. To unload a crib, rocker, or changing table (no mattresses or ele…
Smart outerwear from B&Me NYC
Right now we're all about not bundling up. But we can still see the genius behind the Booker Coat from B&Me NYC. Created by UES mom of three Sarah Clark, the 100 percent fleece jacket is designed to accommodate you … Co…
What’s new at Oliver & Adelaide 
It's not often that handmade-in-the-USA intersects with luxury. But that's exactly the spin on Oliver & Adelaide’s sweet and stylish baby gifts. So we were thrilled to hear the label's founder (and local dad) Gary Osbor…
Give props to baby's local line
Most New York parents have a love-hate relationship with the subway. But there's something absolutely adorable about a baby in an MTA romper. The new ones from NYC Subway Line feature twelve different subway line symbol…
Wovenplay opens its first retail concept
Greenpoint families (and those willing to schlep there) are in for a real treat: Wovenplay has just opened its first store, inside the Brooklyn-based label’s studio. Head over on a weekend (the shop is only open on Satu…
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 …