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The Estella blog offers the latest in baby & children’s designer fashion, accessories, toys, and more! Stay up to date on your favorite luxury brands, brought to you straight from real children’s clothing designers & insiders. Plus, get exclusive deals & information on exclusive events in NYC, enjoy interviews with our favorite industry bloggers & tastemakers, and read up on the latest in pregnancy & parenthood. Oh, and did we mention we have a ton of DIY projects the whole family can enjoy? Check out our most recent articles below & head on over to Estella to shop our latest arrivals!

Luxury Baby Gifts :

Estella Launches New Baby Rompers in Soft Alpaca Blend

By - POSTED Oct 24, 2016

We’re so excited to add to our luxury baby gifts collection four exclusive sets of newborn baby gifts.  Each set has an alpaca blend sweater knit baby romper, a cotton tooth fairy pillow and a matching gift bag.

Knit Baby Romper with Giraffe in Alpaca blend by Estella The entire collection is gender neutral and exudes luxury.  The tooth fairy pillow and the giraffe image on this romper is made with a woven gingham fabric.  The graphic orange color check stitched on the knit infant romper creates a graphic and appealing contrast that is classic yet clean and modern.

Knit Baby Rompers with Elephant in Alpaca by Estella

The Estella Elephant Alpaca Baby Romper Sets are also luxurious baby gifts.  Like the giraffe ones, the elephant pillow and the image on the onesie are made with a woven gingham.  This romper uses the blue checkered fabric instead of the orange one, but it has the same effect – they both scream high end baby gifts!

Knit Baby Rompers with Bunny in Alpaca by Estella

The Estella Bunny Alpaca baby Romper set is no different from the others, they too were designed as unique baby shower gifts.  The bunny set is also designed with woven fabric, but a floral rather than gingham fabric.  Also, the bunny is more subtle, a large part of the image is outlined in a hand stitch rather than with the woven fabric.

Newborn Baby Rompers with Own in Alpaca by Estella

The last set in the collection is the owl newborn romper.  This set was inspired by Estella’s owl baby rattle toy, they share the same outline and quiet elegance.  This infant romper uses a floral woven cotton and unlike the others, it uses a solid woven in more areas – on the feet, ears and eyes.  I hope you enjoy this new collection as much as we do.

 

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Organic Baby Toys :

Meet the Candidates – Mr. & Madame President Baby Rattles

By - POSTED Oct 13, 2016

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Democrat, republican or independent, it doesn’t matter, we just want to celebrate the freedom to choose that we Americans have.  Regardless of whether you are a Donald Trump fan, a Hillary Clinton supporter, love one of the Independent candidates or are completely undecided, you can still celebrate the birth of babies born during this historical election with this Election newborn baby gift set.

Designed over a year ago, when the current candidates were not yet chosen by their respective parties, these organic baby toys were never meant to make a political statement.  The intent was to recognize and celebrate the US democratic system that allows all citizens an equal opportunity to choose their leadership.

This set includes a Madame President rattle, which of course would be historic in the US, an American flag rattle and a Mr. President rattle.  Like most of Estella baby gifts, each of these infant toys is knit by hand using GOTS certified organic cotton.  This is a must have for the parents who are engaged in the process and are passionate about our elections or for the parents who are convinced that their child is destined to be President.  In years to come, baby will remind their parents of this contentious election whenever they engage in pretend play with their rattle toys.

For those who have a favorite and would rather not have the whole gift set, these baby rattles are also available individually.

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Baby Boutiques :

Estella Organic Baby Gifts & Toys Now in Philadelphia’s Born Yesterday

By - POSTED Oct 6, 2016

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Estella Organic Baby Gifts & Toys are now available in Philadelphia’s Born Yesterday.  A stalwart in the industry, Born Yesterday has been around for over 28 years and carries some of the most reputable brands in the baby clothing, gear and toy industry.  They carry an impressive line of European and American childrens brands inclusing Lili Gaufrette, Catimini, Appaman and many more

This go to Philadelphia baby boutique is now selling Estella’s organic baby gifts including the taxi & race car newborn gift sets with security blankets and infant hats.  Also available there are Estella’s taxi, hot dog & pretzel onesies with matching organic baby rattles.  These infant gift sets fit nicely with the brands available at Born Yesterday.

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Also available for sale at Born Yesterday are a variety of Estella’s baby rattles.  They chose something for everyone, the classic fire truck, giraffe & duck toys; the popular taxi, pretzel & purse rattles; and the very American flag and school bus rattles.  These rattles will complement any gift from Born Yesterday.

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Finally, Estella’s Taxi Nursery Decor pillow and its large luxurious organic cotton baby blankets are now available at Born Yesterday.  Recently launched at Barney’s New York, these 28 x 34″ baby blankets are soft luxurious and graphic.  Designed to complement the taxi decor pillows, lovey blankets and rattles, they all have the black, white and yellow combination that babies and adults love.  We are thrilled to partner with Born Yesterday and offer these items to their customers.  If you are in Philadelphia, drop by, touch and feel our collection.  The boutique is located on 1901 Walnut street. Happy shopping!

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Baby Gifts :

Estella Baby Rattles & Gift Set in Buzzfeed

By - POSTED Oct 5, 2016

buzzfeedwpWe’re thrilled to see Estella Baby Gifts featured in Buzzfeed!

The Editors of the hot news site featured our newborn baby gifts and baby rattles.  Specifically, they chose to showcase our New York inspired Organic Taxi Baby Gift Set.  This charming infant gift set comes complete with an organic cotton baby onesie with a yellow taxi design that is silk screened with eco-friendly dye.  It also includes a white hat, a taxi shaped handmade rattle that is made of certified organic cotton exterior and a gift box.  Everything in his unique baby shower gift is machine washable and easy to care for, including the rattle toy.

Also featured is Estella’s Organic Hot Sauce Rattle. These baby rattles are made for the Tabasco, hot sauce or food loving families.  Not only would this baby’s first hot sauce toy bring a smile to the foodie parents, but they would appreciate that it is organic.  Much like many foods these days, this baby rattle is handmade in Peru using super soft GOTS certified organically grown cotton.  Not only does this reduce our carbon footprint, but parents worry less that their baby will come in contact with potentially harmful chemicals in conventional cotton that is grown with chemical based pesticides.  These featured baby rattles also make a soft rattling sound instead of some of the harsher, clunky sounds you may be used to in some of the widely available infant toys.  The hot sauce rattle makes for a very tasteful gift for the littlest future foodie in the house.  We are humbled by the editors of Buzzfeed for featuring these newborn gifts.

 

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Baby Gifts :

Estella Baby Toys & Gift Sets now at The Company Store

By - POSTED Sep 30, 2016

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We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with the Company Store.  Our baby gifts, toys and dolls are now being sold through their online shop and at their three Wisconsin retail locations.  With the Company store’s large customer base, Estella is now available to a larger audience that appreciates our aesthetic and the handmade nature of our children’s collection..

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Shop on the Company store’s website for a select range of Estella’s certified organic, hand crafted baby gift sets including – the Elephant, Whale, Duck, Sneaker, Racecar and Bunny sets.  The Company store offers these to its customers in Estella’s gift boxes ready for gifting.  Each set has an infant rattle toy, a newborn hat and a 14″ square lovey or security blanket.  So the baby gets something memorable to play with, wear and a lovey to comfort them possibly through adulthood.

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Also at the Company store, is a collection of Estella’s hand knitted dolls including – Flash, Seymour, Trixie, Flower Child, Elephant and Mermaid.  This eclectic collection of superhero, hippie and mythical characters offer the Company stores broad customer base a healthy choice of Estella’s handmade all-cotton soft dolls for boys and girls.

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Also at the Company store is a smattering of Estella’s popular “Baby Rattles” – Hot Sauce, Mr President, Madam President, Pig, Giraffe & Taxi Rattles.  Again, this is an eclectic collection, which allows the Company stores varying customers to choose what they like – Election rattles, Animal Rattles, object rattles or a combination thereof.  These award winning infant toys along with Estella’s dolls and gift sets complement the Company Store’s kids collection and offers our toys to a new, like minded audience.  We are quite happy and encourage you to visit the Company store and check us out!

 

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