Find the cool stuff at MINIMODE
MINIMODE launched last week and we're already hooked. Created by two NYC moms and fashion industry veterans (Maria Benetos, InStyle’s marketing director, and Colleen Crivello, creator of CHaLK NYC), the new site for bab…
Unique duds from DISA NYC
Brooklyn mom and former model Daria Einhorn has just launched DISA NYC, a modern and minimalistic collection of handmade clothes for littles with a bit of European flair. Everything’s made from natural fabrics like cott…
Andy & Evan expands to girls
NYC-based boys' label Andy & Evan has just added girls' styles to the mix, and we’re totally into it. The comfy-meets-classic looks for little ladies are all made with soft knits, woven accents (poplin, lace, eyelet), a…
Babesta hangs a shingle in Brookfield Place
Here’s a reason to head as far downtown as possible: Babesta's Threads and Cribz boutiques have just opened a combined location in Brookfield Place —and it's like a shrine to baby gear awesomeness. The owners had urban …
NYC shop owners dish their faves
Let's pretend it's not snowing for a second and talk about the cuteness that's arriving at our favorite baby stores. With hopes of warmer days ahead, we’ve asked owners and buyers at the top New York boutiques to share …
New tees from J.Crew and the Natural History museum
J.Crew has a new collection of kids' t-shirts inspired by the American Museum of Natural History's most popular exhibits. The graphics for all six styles (including Hall of Gems, Olive and Dino, and glow-in-the-dark Mar…
Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon set to open
New York City cousins Jataon and Teychenne Whitley think it's easier to cut children's hair when you bribe ‘em with treats. That's part of the reason they created Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon. Opening February 1, t…
Pippa & Julie launches an online store
The only reason we haven't thrown down more for Pippa & Julie girlswear is that the collection has always been scattered about town. Until now. The NYC-based label has just launched an online store (woo-hoo!). Look for …
We're saving pennies for Natty dresses
Have baby girl, buy dresses. That's the way it works. Well, UES mom Natalie Lo wants a piece of the action. And we think she deserves it. Her new line, Natty, is all about gorgeously cut frocks with a fresh … Continued
RUUM lands in NYC
It's not often that mall stores successfully crossover onto Manhattan fashion turf. But RUUM is going for it. The wallet-friendly baby label is testing the waters with two pop-up stores: there's a Tribeca location (138 …
Etsy x Dossier pops up downtown
Shopping Etsy is about to become a lot less overwhelming. In partnership with the tastemakers at Dossier Journal, the site is hanging a shingle on the LES, where more than 30 Etsy Wholesale makers, handpicked by Dossier…
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…