Shine Bright Like a Diamond

We’ve got gems galore from Mini Rodini this season!  Now we know that technically diamonds don’t shine, they reflect; but because they’re reflecting the sheer awesomeness of your kid’s style we figure we can get away with the phrase.

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We think Mimi had it right with regards to styling the print, but you can definitely get away with a ton of cool outfits by breaking up her look into separates.  We’d love to hear how you style your kids’ gems, so hit the comments and let us know!

-L.E.

Friday Face-Off: Vista/Cameleon Smackdown!

VISTA VS CAMELIONClockwise from the left: Cameleon and Vista

Let the stroller games begin!

IN THIS CORNER: THE UPPABABY VISTA!

One step fold with or without seat attached, watch this stroller seamlessly transition between positions for easy travel.  The completely interchangeable bassinet and seat come included to keep you covered from birth to 50lbs and the easy to read red to green attachment indicators make switching a breeze.  The “no-flat” rubber and foam wheels guarantee a smooth ride no matter where you roll and the arched rear axle means you won’t be kicking the stroller with every step.

AND IN THIS CORNER: THE BUGABOO CAMELEON!

Keeping you covered from birth to 37.5lbs, the Bugaboo Cameleon’s classic silhouette is the king of convertibility and weighs in at just 21lbs.  The 3-in-1 design adapts to car seats, the reversible bassinette, and reversible seat with ease.  It’s also easily car seat compatible with a variety of adapters available for a variety of manufacturers.  Start your day in City Exploration mode with the smaller, swivel wheels facing forward for a smooth, stable, easy-to-control ride!  Watch as it easily switches to allow you to Hit the Trail simply by reversing the handlebars so the large, foam wheels are forward! Marvel as it converts into a two wheeled stroller for snow and sand!  The reversible seat allows your child to face you or the world in one of three recline positions: flat for naptime, semi-upright for relaxation, and fully upright for when they’re wide awake.  The adjustable suspension in four positions allows you to optimize the ride for a baby or for a toddler.  The Cameleon also features an easy on /off rain cover and an easily accessible hand break.  All fabrics are durable and machine washable so you can clean them as often as you need to without worry.

So, ladies and gentlemen, take your seats, lay down your bets, and hit the comments section to see which of these two excellent contenders takes the title this week!

-L.E.

Dressed to the Nines

Be dashing in the snow this winter in this gorgeous velvet tux from Mini Rodini.  We love it for special occasions or for making every day occasions a little bit more special (Hey, if I’d had this as a kid, I don’t know if you could have paid me to take it off.  I love it!).  Seriously, we can’t talk about how lux this tux is enough…

 

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We Luv Fall!

The weather’s been gorgeous and we’re remixing our fall duds to make cute outfits for the season! What do you think of this one? Including A for Apple wonder dress, Mini Rodini heart hat, Atsuyo et Akiko Mickey Mouse necklace, Jimmy boots and Hansel from Basel kneepad tights!

Love in the air

Mimi and Friends share the rockstar look from Babesta’s Mimi & the Magic Forest!

Get the Rockstar Look from Mimi & the Magic Forest! Shop Mimi & Friends’ looks, featuring everyone from Mini Rodini, Goodie Two Sleeves, Munster Kids, Hansel from Basel, Mini & Maximus, A for Apple, Kid Robot, Loog and more here!

Cool kids fashion, featuring Mini Rodini, Munster Kids, Mini & Maximus and more at Babesta

Cool kids fashion, featuring Mini Rodini, Munster Kids, Mini & Maximus and more at Babesta

Raneytown at Babesta!

We are super psyched to have partnered with Uprise Art to present artist Rebeca Raney at Babesta! We took down our awesome pink unicorn from our arched wall, and the folks from Uprise proceeded to hang a series of Raney’s black and white paintings  on wooden plaques against our grey wall. Her style is simple and her subjects are mouthless (much like our fave feline, Hello Kitty) yet seem to inhabit a happy world of flowers, llamas and flowing hair.

Raney, born in 1980 in Miami, now creates her artwork from her Brooklyn studio. She recently collaborated with Madewell for a capsule collection, and had a solo show at the prestigious Art Basel Miami. We’re stoked to have her in the house at Babesta! Check out her work in the store at 56 Warren Street, NYC or online at www.babesta.com/rebecca_raney.

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Uprise Art and Rebeca Raney at Babesta.

 

Uprise Art and Rebeca Raney at Babesta.

Uprise Art and Rebeca Raney at Babesta.

Raneytown - Rebeca Raney - at Babesta through collaboration with Uprise Art

Rebeca Raney’s artwork at Babesta paired with hand knit dolls by Two Little Stix.