Sock and Awe
Cloud B of Torrance, Calif., continues to grow its Sleep Sheep & Friends Pillow Collection with a new line of aromatherapy pillows to soothe and …
Cloud B of Torrance, Calif., continues to grow its Sleep Sheep & Friends Pillow Collection with a new line of aromatherapy pillows to soothe and aid sleep. The pillows are made from the same quality fabric as their plush counterparts and feature a deep pocket that secures a pouch of Cloud B’s exclusive aromatherapy lavender blend. A removable bamboo pillowcase is included for comfort and easy cleaning. The line will launch with the Sleep Sheep and Lab Pillows; other styles will roll out in time for the holidays. Wholesale prices range from $12 to $14. Call (888) 425-6832 or visit www.cloudb.com.
Bobux USA, which distributes the New Zealand brand’s premium soft-sole baby shoes, has added gift sets for Spring ’10 that include a pair of crib shoes and an organic T-shirt with a coordinating theme. Robin Nash, vice president of RT Nash, the brand’s U.S. distributor, said Bobux selected four top-performing shoe styles to serve as the base for the gift sets. The initial styles are available in three sizes—0 to 6, 6 to 12 and 12 to 18 months—in Katy Kitty (brown/baby pink), Fay the Fairy Princess (baby pink/fuchsia), Gerry Giraffe (brown/brown) and Transport (baby blue/navy) motifs. Wholesaling for $25, each set comes in a ready-to-give, high quality gift box made of recycled materials. Call (800) 315-3039 or visit www.bobuxusa.com.
Boujie Baby Couture unleashes a sophisticated collection of distressed Italian leather diaper bags. The Chicago vendor offers three styles accented with polished nickel hardware and chain details in gray, electric blue and a shimmery champagne. Shapes include an oversized hobo with a detachable leather messenger strap ($419 wholesale), a midsize cross-body ($384) and a slim-lined shoulder bag/clutch ($214) that easily clips onto stroller bars. Each features convenient zippers and water-resistant lining. Call (312) 265-5998 or visit www.boujiebaby.com.
Color Me Mom, a line of diaper bags from Amy Michelle, is refreshed with two new color options. The Golden, Colo.-based brand now offers the Sweat Pea, a slouchy bag with handy compartments and the Gladiola, a fashion-forward shoulder bag with credit card slots and zippered pockets in green or eggplant faux patent. Each wholesales for $67.50 and comes with baby essentials like a washable changing pad, inner and outer bottle compartments, and stroller attachments. Call (303) 279-0690 or visit www.amymichelle.com.
Chicago-based m Bretts bows totes that go beyond the call of diaper duty. Available in small and large, each is outfitted with removable compartments that keep loot organized and neat. Made with jacquard fabric in black/gray and brown/tan, the tote can double as a stylish workbag. Wholesale prices range from $45 to $55. Call (312) 523-6742 or visit www.mbretts.com.
Maelee Baby of Dallas caters to mom’s needs with its Maelee Mommy Bags. The shoulder bags unzip flat, revealing 13 pockets and a unique labeling system that acts as a checklist for bottles, diapers and more. Standout styles include the Grace bag in green or pink houndstooth fabric and the floral Lindsay bag, available in blue/brown, black/white and coral/brown colorways. Wholesale prices range from $92 to $127. The company also offers a range of burp cloths that double as stylish scarves to tie around bag handles. Pink, green and blue burp cloths are sold in two-packs ($14.50 wholesale). Call (888) 482-7948 or visit www.maeleebaby.com.
Tivoli Couture of New York launches a series of multipurpose bunting bags and carrier covers. The Mommy’s Hug cover ($27 to $39 wholesale) is a wearable blanket and hugs the baby as it traps body heat. The blanket is available in reversible water- and wind-resistant fleece, a stylish nylon and fleece combination and a lightweight version to protect from harmful rays of sun. The new 4-in-1 Miracle Wrap ($60) bunting system opens into a play mat, folds into a pillow and transitions into a blanket as the child gets older. A plush foot muff, coined the Cuddle Tot ($65), is made from minky fabric and doubles as a buggy liner. Call (646) 591-4883 or visit www.tivolicouture.com.
Marrying fashion with function, LillyBit of Lenexa, Kan., introduces the Uptown Diaper Clutch ($26 wholesale), which has an attachable strap allowing moms to wear it as a shoulder bag or hands-free wristlet. Interior mesh pockets and an elastic non-slip grip loop hold baby items in place. An outer zippered pocket is perfect for mom’s essentials. A unique trifold design serves up easy access and the bags are covered in durable, washable fabrics. Prints include aqua camouflage, retro dots, pink and cream coriander blooms, and tropical flowers. Call (816) 536-9449 or visit www.lillybit.com.