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Pamela DiCapo of Lauren Alexandra in Kansas City, MO
Posted on Jul 24, 2014
With a brand new website just launched and her first-ever online registry waiting in the wings, Pamela DiCapo, owner of Lauren Alexandra boutique, is feeling pretty good about this year. What’s more, the store celebrates its 20th anniversary in October. It all started with DiCapo’s desire to find a hand-painted children’s table back in 1994. That evolved into Lauren Alexandra, named after her two daughters, who were 7 and 4 at the time. "In our first week, we had this beautiful window with a white and gold...
Posted on Jul 11, 2014
Convinced that you will never get your baby’s socks to stay on? Think again. Adorable bamboo-derived, organic cotton sock-booties by Goumikids will solve all your one-sock dilemmas. The Goumiboot, with the help of a Velcro closure, keeps your baby’s feet covered no matter the amount of kicking and wiggling. Similar to the brand’s...
Posted on Jun 27, 2014
Cuddl Duds(212) 725-1500 x246
A leader in cold weather clothing for every member of the family, Cuddl Duds is known for its warm layers that bypass the bulk of traditional winter wear. With print choices ranging from polar bears to pixilated camo for boys and animal print to polka dots for girls, the brand adds a whimsical touch to what can be a bland market...
What's Selling Wednesday
Celine Vacher of La La Ling in Los Angeles, CA
Posted on Jun 25, 2014
When Celine Vacher and Kara Homsey took over ownership of Los Angeles boutique La La Ling in 2012, they weren’t exactly newbies—the pair had been with the store for about six of its 10 years in business. And while brands like Melissa...
A Helping Hand
Posted on Jun 20, 2014
When Austin Miller returned to the United States after working as a product designer with a job creation program in Bangladesh, he had an idea to continue helping provide employment for the poor of the country by distributing their handmade products here in North America. Thus, in 2010, Kahiniwalla was born. Now the company has...