Friday, 19 August 2016

Rompers for Babies - Fun Organic Baby Onesie Prints

Whether you call them organic onesies, bodysuits, newborn rompers, or one-pieces, there’s no denying that there is nothing more versatile or useful than an organic baby romper. In fact, it might be the most essential item for new parents to stock up on due to its practicality and endless number of uses – it can be worn on its own or with additional layers, comes in every color and pattern combination imaginable, is safe on baby’s delicate skin, and makes diaper changes a breeze. 

If you’ve stocked up on the basics and are looking to inject some character into your little one’s onesie wardrobe, check the personality-packed rompers for babies that we just launched at Estella. They are all made from super soft GOTS-certified organic cotton with eco-friendly fabric dyes and securely fastened snaps between the legs. We choose organic cotton since it’s manufactured without any potentially harmful pesticides, fertilizers, or dangerous toxins. This means that these organic onesies are ultra-gentle and safe on newborns’ sensitive, eczema-prone skin – not to mention it’s also just much better for the environment, the quality of our water, and those handling the raw cotton. You can feel good about letting your baby wear these onesies or giving them as part of any newborn baby gifts!

Our collection of organic onesies features 6 styles, including two taxi graphics, an owl, hot dog, pretzel, and a MTA licensed MetroCard. The pretzel and hot dog designs are a must-haves for foodie parents, while the I MetroCard and Taxi are a unique twist on the ubiquitous “I Heart NY” graphic with the prints of the NYC subway map in the background. For the more classic types, the owl baby bodysuit is a sweet, gender-neutral option.

These organic cotton onesies are a fun option for fashion forward parents shopping for unique organic baby clothes, but they also make wonderful NYC baby gifts for Gotham’s newest residents. Even better, we designed these newborn rompers to complement our pre-existing collection of organic baby toys. Pair any bodysuit with one of Estella’s baby rattles, security blankets, or organic baby hats for a complete gift set that is equal parts practical, versatile, and stylish!

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Organic Newborn Clothes: Best Rompers, Dresses, Separates & more!

There are a million reasons why it’s important to choose organic clothing for kids and babies, but here are the important things to know: since organic clothes are manufactured without the use of chemicals, insecticides, pesticides, or toxic dyes, they are safer for little ones to wear without the risk of irritating their skin or exposing them to potentially dangerous toxins. Additionally, organic clothes are better for the environment; organic agriculture uses less water, requires no expensive fertilizers or pesticides, and helps protect the air and water for plants, animals, and those handling the raw materials. So with all this in mind, here are some of the best organic onesies and toddler clothes to checkout: 

Organic Baby RompersOrganic newborn clothes are even more important to consider because of infant’s ultra-sensitive skin and susceptibility to rashes and eczema. NYC-based baby and children’s brand Estella designs 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton baby clothes that complement the line’s baby rattle toys and security blankets. The collection includes 6 different styles, including two taxi graphics, an owl, hot dog, pretzel, and a MTA licensed MetroCard. These organic cotton onesies are a wonderful option for those shopping for GOTS-certified organic cotton baby clothes, but they also make unique baby shower gifts for the fashion forward or New York City loving parent. 

Organic Baby Dresses – Dresses are a simple, no-fuss option for baby girls, especially in summer. Plus, easy removal and quick diaper changes make them a must-have for new parents. For organic options, Dutch brand Imps & Elfs is loved for its high-quality organic baby girl clothes that emphasize fit and function. The line forgoes fancy frills and overly-complicated details for simple pieces with sweet details that complement little ones’ growing bodies and personalities. Made from organic cotton and available in a variety of elegant colors, Imps & Elfs’ dresses offer a sophisticated take on a basic essential. 

Organic Baby Boy’s Pants & Tops – For organic kids clothes for boys, check out Frugi (in addition to Imps & Elfs, of course). This English retailer designs and produces a 100% organic, chemical-free range of separates starting at infancy through toddlerhood and is committed to ensuring everything is ethically made – no sweat shops, child labour, or toxic pesticides here. These pieces are full of bright colors and fun graphics – think race car baby boy rompers, lion printed onesies for babies, rainbow striped sweatpants, and more. Frugi’s clothes will not only be able to keep up with your baby boy and he grows up, they’ll put a smile on his (and your!) face too!

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Newborn Baby Gifts: Something for the Future Olympian

With the summer Olympics set to begin in Rio in just a few days you might be wondering how to get baby involved in all the fun. Estella to the rescue! As a baby and children’s lifestyle brand that designs and hand-makes baby rattle toys, lovey blankets, nursery d├ęcor, and more, we have lots of options for the future sports star in your life. Whether your little one is destined for a career in the MLB or going for gold in tennis, Estella’s designer baby gifts will have baby prepared for the opening ceremony August 5th: 

Baby rattles - Tennis, basketball, and barbell soft baby rattles will appeal to babies during and long after the Olympics due to their ultra-soft and GOTS-certified organic cotton texture, colorful graphics, and soothing jingle sounds that capture their attention and engage their senses. These organic baby toys are perfectly sized for little hands to play and explore with, and best of all make wonderful baby shower gifts for any athletic parents-to-be! 

Security Blankets – Estella’s organic cotton sneaker lovey is sure to become your future athlete’s new best friend. Vibrant colors, bold stripes, and unique 3D shoe laces make this lovey blanket an interactive toy that doubles as a soother, bedtime buddy, or playtime companion. Pair it with one of the above baby rattle toys for a complete gift set.

Nursery Decor – Looking for sports-themed baby room ideas? The baseball, football, or roller skate baby pillows and soft baby toys will add a decorative touch to your little one’s crib, nursery, or play space. Hand-knit using ultra-soft Peruvian cotton, these plush pillows may be decorative but will also encourage creative play in toddlers – don’t be surprised if you walk in to find your little one practicing his or her throw!

Knitted Dolls - Estella’s original collection of superhero dolls were created to inspire self-expression, acceptance, and individuality. These plush toys are full of personality and celebrate the unique character traits that little ones everywhere can identify with and relate to. Take our Kat soft doll for example – she loves sports and is up for any game – the rougher the better. This talented athlete proudly sports her favorite purple jersey and tube socks and is destined for stardom – she’s sure to inspire little girls everywhere who are working on their own athletic pursuits!