The Baby Spot Bests have arrived for October! We have people and companies featured from the USA, Ireland and the UK! Check out our great finds, follow these people on twitter and enjoy!!
LUXURY CLOTHING LINE- BABY CZ
Detail, luxury, beauty. Baby CZ is not only finely crafted clothing for babies, tots and children (and some selected styles for adults!), but it is also tailors to the comfort of the wearer. Creator Carolina Zaph has graced New York runways for fashion week. She knows what the modern family wants and she provides it. To put it simply: this is a brand that is not to be missed!
The Baby CZ Company was founded by Carolina Zapf in 2002. Inspired by the birth of her daughter Lily, Zapf recognized the need for simple yet elegant baby clothes and created a line that is comfortable and complementary to baby with an edited palette in classic colors. By 2004 the line had expanded into kids’ wear, and women’s cashmere pieces soon followed. By focusing on classic style versus fast fashion, Zapf offers simple designs that are beautifully made, serving both mother and child with luxury and function. Carolina’s philosophy for Baby CZ is that every piece should be designed to enhance a child’s beauty and spirit. Children should look their age and enjoy the clothes they are wearing. [She’s quick to note that children are the toughest critics: if they don’t like something, they won’t wear it!] The intention behind the brand is that these pieces will become treasured keepsakes, handed down for generations. The Baby CZ line features the very best in layette: including the softest Peruvian pima cotton basics, mercerized cotton layette sets, and supple cashmere layette sets with matching blankets.
The entire collection revolves around breathable mercerized cottons for Spring/Summer; and heavy-weight wools, tweeds, silks and cashmere for Fall/Winter. Liberty of London prints and classic boys’ shirtings are a mainstay year round. Additionally, swimwear and snow coats as well as a full line of cold-weather accessories, will be found season to season. Ms. Zapf continues to deliver a brand that is celebrated by top boutiques and celebrities alike. Her collections have graced the runways of upscale fashion shows including Children’s Fashion Week in NYC. Today, the Baby CZ collection is carried by high-end department stores such as Barney’s Bergdorf Goodman, and Saks Fifth Avenue. With the opening of her two boutiques, one on Madison Avenue in NYC and the other in Greenwich CT, the brand continues to expand its clientele and recognition.
STENSIL PORTRAITS: HENNY MALTBY
Henny Maltby is one of our favourite things on social media right now! Henny takes photographs of your choice and creates your favourite photos into a work of art! Located in the UK but active globally, families can make a keepsake , present and piece of art with this amazing concept! We can just picture some beautiful maternity shots with Henny Maltby. Visit the website today and order your personalized piece of art!
BLOGGER OF THE MONTH- Jenny McGrath
Jenny is the alternative parent! This Irish writer has a wonderful blog that parents all over the world can relate to! Her opinionated no nonsense posts are for the parents who question the norm and seek to raise their children in their own way. Jenny is a proud vegetarian and is raising her baby the same. Readers can expect thoughtful posts, yummy vegan recipes and be prepared to question the mainstream parenting beliefs. Jenny articulates herself clearly and respectfully in her blog. She is fantastic with her followers and engages them in thought daily. This is a blog not to be missed (Ps. The recipes are delicious!) and Jenny is one of our favourite blogs!