baby gear - clothing
Choosing safe fabrics for baby is so important. Cotton used to be considering
"a natural fibre" but there is a growing awareness of the many chemicals used to
grow and manufacture cotton.
There are some great natural fabrics available, ranging from organic merino
wools through to pure organic cotton and all designed to keep baby naturally
warm. The choice is yours.
Read this interesting article on
traditional cotton vs organic cotton.
When investing in quality garments made from organic cotton, remember that
not only will you and your child enjoy these natural garments - they have great
resale on Trade Me and
If you're an eco-conscious parent, ensure you have a list so you get the
organic/eco-friendly items that you really want. Either put a gift registry list
on your web site/blog or register with a baby store.
Give your baby shower an eco-flavour by including suggestions for help ie
cooked meals, babysitting siblings etc. You might also like to suggest that you
are happy to receive recycled gifts (that friends children have outgrown)!
Check out our
for gift ideas.
Second hand clothing:
Buying recycled babywear will not only save you dollars but is
also ecologically sound. Reduce, reuse, recycle!
Little feet love soft leather slip-on shoes. Several brands are
widely available and ideal for babies 0 to 21 months.
View our soft soles.
Finding leather shoes for toddlers and older children is more of
a challenge. Many shoes are now manufactured in plastic, PVC or
other synthetic materials. Look at the materials which are
listed on the lining of the shoe.
From 2012, we will have a selection of Bobux iwalk and See Kai
Run shoes suitable for children up to 5 years.
View our shoes.