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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 added a webshop, selling those same wares. You’ll find a diverse selection of design-driven, high-quality items like wooden fair-trade toys from Goose Grease, eco-cool cotton tees from Brooklyn Junior ($26), hair accessories by Brooklyn Owl ($15), up-cycled cashmere dollies from Sunggly Ugly ($55), and reclaimed shirting dresses by Kallio ($72). And since there seems to be no shortage of neighborhood talent, the site will be frequently updated; she’s planning to add up-and-comer labels Lady Handmade and Odette Williams any day. Keep an eye out, too, for stationery and greeting cards from Brooklyn design studio, Pepper Press.