Inspired by the wild imagination of children and the beauty of play, Ciao Bimba dolls will be making their Bubble London debut this July 16-17. The Waldorf-inspired doll brand, founded by Maria Asenova and Denitza Velasquez, will be showcasing their beautifully handcrafted luxury dolls for boys and girls.
Ciao Bimba dolls are lovingly handcrafted in Sofia, Bulgaria using only natural, safety-compliant materials, including wool and cotton, and exclusively European designer fabrics. Each doll requires up to 10 hours of creative work and construction by expert dollmakers, ensuring unique characteristics and truly one-of-a-kind dolls for children of all ages. While traditional Waldorf dolls are usually simplistic and lack facial features, Ciao Bimba’s dolls have more intricate and pronounced features to encourage the doll-child bond.
“Our vision is to design handcrafted natural fiber art dolls that speak directly to children and inspire them to invent their own worlds,” said Denitza, who separates her time between London and Sofia. “We believe in the importance of surrounding children with natural toys that are safe, beautiful and soothing to the soul.”
The name Ciao Bimba,“hello baby girl” in Italian, is inspired by Denitza’s daughter Maya’s nickname from family travels in Italy. Reflecting the beauty and diversity of children across the world, Ciao Bimba dolls are available in several skin tones. The boy and girl dolls have distinctive traits and personalities, quickly becoming a child’s favorite companion.
Ciao Bimba dolls range in price from $85 to $250, the most popular Mini Ciao Bimba style retails for $198. Accessories, including doll baskets, necklaces, and additional doll dresses, are $20 to $48. For girls who love to match with their dolls, girls dresses in several lively coordinating prints are available for $77 to $88.
To learn more about Ciao Bimba and see their entire collection, please visit www.ciaobimba.com.
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The new issue of Mini Maven Magazine is out & features Rainey’s Closet! The luxury fashion rentals for littles site carries many name-brand dresses, including the Tutu Du Monde orchid watermelon wing tutu dress chosen for the editorial featuring Kathryn Eisman and her daughter Capri. To view the full editorial, click here and check your local Barnes & Noble for a copy!
To shop Rainey’s Closet for all of your micro-fashion needs, visit www.raineyscloset.com.
Let them eat cake! Rainey’s Closet, the luxury fashion rental service for children’s fashion, is featured on Grace Ormonde’s Wedding Style Magazine for their recent NYC photo shoot by Glynis A. Carpenter. To view the entire feature, visit here.
To learn more about Rainey’s Closet and their flower girl dress rental offerings from luxury labels, including Tutu Du Monde and Nellystella, visit www.raineyscloset.com.
Oscar’s For Kids is a sweet and stylish collection of soft suede loafers and sandals created with curious children in mind. Based in Sydney, Australia and available worldwide, Oscar’s For Kids features a year-round collection of handmade leather loafers in an array of colors ranging from vibrant red, dusty pink, and sky blue from ages 9 months up to 9 years. These slip-on boat shoes are available in two classic loafer styles, Capri and Milan, as well as striped sandals for warmer weather in U.S. sizes 5 up to 2 youth. Loafers and sandals start at $27 wholesale.
“Oscar’s For Kids came to life after my mother, who lives in Brazil, sent my toddler son Oscar a beautiful pair of red leather loafers which she had found during her travels overseas,” said Dea Manassen, who founded the collection in 2015. “Ever since, no matter where we were, lovely strangers would stop to admire his little red loafers. Once he grew out of them, I searched everywhere for another pair with absolutely no luck. It was then that I decided to create my own range of ‘mini me’ loafers, handmade from the finest suede, in beautiful styles and colors just for kids.”
Designed to comfortably accommodate wide and narrow feet due to the soft suede moulding to each individual foot, every pair of Oscar’s For Kids features an invisible cushion in the back to protect the heel and stay in place no matter how active the child.
Oscar’s For Kids is currently sold online and in over 50 stores worldwide, including Saks Fifth Avenue and ladida.com. To learn more, please visit www.oscarsforkids.com.
Little Foodie Club is featured on the popular modern lifestyle publication goop! “Launched in the fall of 2008 out of Gwyneth Paltrow’s kitchen, goop was originally conceived as a weekly e-mail newsletter. Its intent was two-fold: GP wanted a place to organize her unbiased travel recs, health-centric recipes, and shopping discoveries for friends, and she also wanted to get her own questions—about health, fitness, and the psyche—answered. Now, goop has become a place for GP to introduce some of the incredible experts who have mentored her throughout her life to a wider audience, and a place where readers can find suggestions about where to shop, eat, and stay from a trusted friend—not from an anonymous, crowd-sourced recommendation engine. Ultimately, we hope goop is an indispensable resource for all who love to make, go, get, do, be and see.”
To view the entire article, visit http://goop.com/babys-first-superfoods-and-how-to-prep-them/.