STYLE TRACKER FOR KIDS
The latest trends and products for little ones
Must-have mini-me products
The latest range of kids shoes from Bobux has input from French designer Solène Roure. There are eight leather/canvas styles in two ranges: Xplorer City in sizes 18 to 22 for $60, and I-walk Activ in sizes 22 to 29 for $85. Monochrome, pastel pinks and greys have fun additions like gold detailing and bright yellow soles. See more at www.bobux. com.au.
Original artwork, contemporary design and typography feature on Whistle & Flute’s unisex children’s gear. The vibe is street fashion/Japanese kawaii-style, with colourful and monochrome graphics. Order genderneutral bodysuits, T-shirts, tanks, sweats and more for kids and adults online, priced from $30, at www.whistleandfluteclothing.com.
CLOSER TO HOME
Noah & Bowie now produces baby clothing and blankets at its Auckland home base. The range is handmade using soft yarns and non-toxic inks, and includes organic cotton wraps from $59.99, merino wool blankets for $189.99 and bloomers, dresses, leggings and beanies. Visit www. noahandbowie.co.nz.
Ethical children’s clothing brand Beru repurposes surplus fabrics into original styles. The US-based label’s latest collection caters to littlies aged from 18 months to seven years. Our faves include soft denim jumpsuits, grey sweat tops emblazoned with ‘Wild Child’ and printed floaty dresses. They’re priced from US$34; order online at www.berukids.com.
A new range of colours and prints is released every month by Aussie brand Little Bubba, which specialises in practical and comfy baby basics and accessories. The 100 per cent cotton range includes all-in-one jumpsuits, bodysuits, T-shirts and leggings from newborn to age two, plus bibs, hats, blankets and burp cloths. Prices start at $12.95; start shopping now at www.littlebubba.com.au.