Brooklyn Makers sells locally made stuff for kids

Last spring, blogger Teresa Lagerman launched Brooklyn Makers as an ode to the many Brooklynite artisans and designers crafting super-stylish and sustainably-made goods for kids and families. And now she’s …

Festive gifts for baby’s first Valentine’s Day

Flowers and candy are kind of lost on babies, but there are plenty of other ways to make a fuss over them on February 14th. We’ve rounded up a few gifty ideas from around town for spoiling your little one.

Score mad deals on Pink Chicken overstock

Considering the daily onslaught of deals online, it’s been a while since we’ve geared up for a good ol’ fashioned sample sale.

Best Dressed New York lives up to its name

Special occasion dresses should be, well, special. That’s the idea behind Best Dressed New York, a by-appointment-only boutique tucked away in an UES townhouse.

The nursery store gets a makeover

Most New York moms are familiar with Bellini (as in the local line of nursery furniture and décor, not the Italian aperitif). But if you passed by the Second Avenue shop this past week, you might not have r…

mio mio softens baby’s ride

Fans of cottony layette brands like Kissy Kissy and Baby Cottons will dig newcomer mio mio, which is bringing the immaculate, printed-pima cotton look to strollers.

The best numbers to call during tough times 

It’s been said that it takes a village to raise a child—or at least the advice of some really good experts. Here’s who to call when you need a little help with . . .

The Land of Nod is heading to SoHo

Starting November 2nd, The Land of Nod is briefly taking over the storefront at 136 Prince Street, to stage a holiday toy shop—the retailer’s first-ever New York presence.

Hiho Batik opens in Park Slope

Brooklyn snubbers may finally have to cross the bridge for this one: Hiho Batik has hung a shingle in Park Slope.

A cool finale for your favorite clothes

Handmade baby clothes are special in their own right. But newcomer Kindred adds a clever new twist: they repurpose your favorite wardrobe pieces into chic, European-styled baby clothes.

Stinky McGee modernizes neckwear for babies

Stinky McGee is all about baby bow ties and toddler neckties made from locally sourced fabrics in vintage and modern prints—with thoughtful details like adjustable sliders and soft plastic clasps.

Outerwear trends for Fall 2012

Buying fall clothes on 90-degree days is weird. But that’s the way it goes in this town—if you want to get the cool stuff before it sells out. To get things started, we asked some of our favorite NYC baby b…

Rookie USA opens on the UWS 

Watch out, Modell’s. Rookie USA is after the sports-loving kid market. Opening in early August on the UWS, the footwear and apparel concept store will stock cool kicks, athletic wear, and street clothes for…

Olivia and Owen classes up the PJs scene

Infant sleepwear tends to be so angelic. But once babies hit the toddler mark, most pajama brands start serving up crazy bold prints and cheesy characters. That’s why we find Olivia and Owen totally refresh…

Junior Lowe and Picnic open in Brooklyn

We’re adding two new stores to our short list of well-edited baby shops that we hit every season: Junior Lowe and Picnic.