Archive: For Babies

We’re Rockin’ Out with Rowdy Sprout Fall/Winter 2015

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We’re super stoked that Rowdy Sprout has hit our shelves at Babesta! This awesome line of rocker tees gets better every season. Kids love the soft touch, parents love the cool styles. We’re digging all the Hendrix this season as well as the Willie Nelson “On the Road Again!” We even did a new exclusive tee with Rowdy Sprout this season – our “GRADE PENDING” tee, which we think is the ultimate statement for the back to school season!

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Baby Degen is here! It’s a hand knit heaven for the tiniest tots!

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We are so stoked to welcome the newest collection from Baby Degen in the shop! We love the modern, colorful seperates hand knit in Brooklyn by knitting wunderkind Lindsay Degen! These are truly unique, high quality and fun, made from natural materials such as 100% merino wool, alpaca and Spanish cotton.  One of our favorite go-tos for baby gifts this season, pair a hat or bootie with a cute teether or rattle and voila! Made in Brooklyn all the way!

Shop Babesta’s whole Fall 2015 Collection!

Bugaboo Runner Loaner Program at Babesta

bugaboo runner_final_frontWe are excited to announce that starting Thursday, July 16, Babesta will be offering the Bugaboo Runner  for loan, so you can try before you buy and see if a running stroller is for you! We think you’ll be amazed at this performance stroller accessory that can transform your Bugaboo Cameleon, Donkey, Buffalo or Bee into a running machine! Only offered from our Brookfield Location (strategically placed along the city’s premier running trail along the Hudson River), reserve your date and take it out for the day!  Loaners go out in the morning and have to be in by sundown!

Join us tomorrow, Thursday July 16 for snacks, live demos from the Bugaboo expert team, and make your reservation! We have 2 Runners that will be able to reserved daily through the fall! Happy Trails!
Reserve yours by emailing runner@babesta.com or come in to Babesta at Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey Street, NY, NY /  +917 388 2683.

 

Make Mine a Double PROMO: Buy a City Select & get the 2nd Seat Free! (JUNE)

Be sure to take advantage of the latest promo for the awesome City Select stroller by Baby Jogger. This awesome ride can convert from 1 to 2 and is one of our fave sets of wheels for city kids – both mixed age and twins. The narrow profile and the flexibility of the frame make this a great in line option for two. And this month, we are offering a free 2nd seat with the purchase of a City Select stroller. Can’t beat it! Call to reserve yours at 646 290 5508 or swing by one of our shops at 56 Warren street, or 250 Vesey Street at Brookfield Place. www.babesta.com.

 

Get Fit at Babesta!

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We discovered a nifty new app that’s set to revolutionize kids shopping! We all know that there is no standard sizing in kids’ wear, and when the newest must-have fashion collection comes in for back-to-school, you don’t want to accidentally buy the wrong size. The AlvaKids mobile app, available on ioS and Android,  finds the right size for your kids in each brand you love. It’s simple to use, you just make a quick profile for your child with a few details (age, height, weight, body proportion) and then when shopping online or in-store, grab your phone, choose the child you want to buy for, pick the brand, and let the magic happen. AlvaKids will tell you the perfect size to buy (note you can share with friends & family, otherwise, only you can see your kids’ info). What a relief it is to leave fit up to Alva (named after the original smartypants Thomas Alva Edison) so you can focus on the fashion.  Now that’s geek chic!

Visit Babesta Threads November 10-17 to get “fit” by the AlvaKids fit app and get 10% off your same-day purchases.* The AlvaKids app can help you get ready for your oh-so-fashionable holiday wish list!  Make your wish list at Babesta here!

*Offers cannot be combined.

 

12 Must-Have Super-Cool Baby Shower Gifts

baby shower gifts Want to get Rock Star Gift-Giver status? Check out some of our favorite Baby Shower gifts that will be definite crowd pleasers! Clockwise from top: Brooklee Dr, Martens, $65; Metrocard Rattle, $16; BabyLit Sense & Sensibility board book, $19.99; Hansel from Basel Mexican wrestler socks, $10; 7AM Enfant Doudoune snowsuit, $98; Aden + Anais Twinkle gift set, $50; Late Greats Biggie Smalls doll, $39; BabyZen YoYo stroller, $469; Rockabye Baby David Bowie CD, $17; Rowdy Sprout Bob Dylan onesie, $37; Naif milky baby body oil, $17.95.

Why We’re Lovin’ It! 7AM Enfant Doudoune Snowsuit

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We love the Doudoune for so many reasons. This is a great option for babies who are little and for whom a one-size-fits-most footmuff is cumbersome. They’re easy to get on and off with their two zippers (normal snowsuits have one zipper) and the legs can be separated or not, depending on whether they are chilling in a bassinet , being carried, or sitting up in a car seat or stroller. Not too many blankets fit comfortably without a lot of fabric when baby is strolling around in the bassinet, so this really fits the bill. There are even little hand coverings, a scarf and hood to keep fingers toasty when on the road.  The Doudoune also features waterproof fabric (so when you’re walking along the water (read into the wind) baby is better protected) and a plush inner making it super comfy.

It’s the snowsuit with the mostest! 

Super easy costumes using Babesta faves!

Got some Babesta greats in your closet already (or do you want a costume that you can keep wearing after the 31st? We are remixing looks into easy Halloween costumes all week for inspiration! Here’s our Baby Mickey, Dark Night and Tootsie Pop Owl, using fashion faves like Nununu, Popupshop, Dr. Martens and Bobo Choses!

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(From left) Tootsie Roll owl inspired outfit using our fave Popupshop jacket and Animal Digital print jeans by Munster Kids; Our little spin on the caped crusader: our own “Dark Night” with its own “Robin” (a la Project No. 8), Nununu dress and a silver pair of Dr. Martens; Or add a Bobo Choses Mickey Mouse onesie with a pair of ears & gloves from the closest Halloween pop up!

Niche Market – Feed in style with the Nook Niche

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Nook sets the standard in cool, organic mattresses, so when we saw that they jazzed up feeding pillows (notoriously un-chic) we were over the moon. Dubbed the “Niche,” the feeding pillow is organic in and out and made in America. Breathable and comfy, it can also be used as a prop seat for a baby or a side sleeper for mom or dad. The cover is made of organic cotton and eucalyptus, while the core is fashioned from organic kapok. It fits the Babesta niche just right!

 

Jungle Room by Dwell Studio

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Elvis isn’t the only one with a jungle room. This fanciful bedding by DwellStudio, featuring animals galore in a fitted sheet and bumper, can transform your New York nursery into a safari adventure!  The “wild” pattern also finds its way onto sleep sacks, play blankets and more.  The exotic animals will feel right at home in your home, especially if accessorized with a Mid-Century crib, changing table and bookshelf also courtesy of the style setters at Dwell!