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Tiny Giants: Summer 2017 | @MeganKhichiPhoto

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When we think of Summer Prints for our little ones, some thing that pop into our minds are cotton candy, hot dogs, and watermelon (especially watermelon wearing sunglasses). So when we were introduced to Tiny Giants perfect new Summer collection, "Let's Go to the Carnival" we couldn't be more stoked! From sweet harem rompers to bubble bum bloomers, Tiny Giants has your littles covered this warm weather season. 

 Tiny Giants is proud to make high quality baby clothing with great materials and all original designs. All products and materials are sourced, designed, and made with love in sunny Los Angeles, California. Shop their darling collection here and use code 'MINISTYLE15' for 20% off your purchase.

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All photos courtesy of Megan Khichi Photography

Store Spotlight : Modern MIJA

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Modern Mija is all about providing little ones with just as much style as the grown ups that surround them. It is a marketplace for the hip kiddos that march to the beat of their own drum. They aim to carry brands that are socially conscious, unique, and playful. We just adore the boho vibe in their shop. It’s something no one else is really doing now and we definitely stand behind going against the grain! Check out some of our favorites from our store and head to our instagram to win a $300 store credit to their shop! 

Plum NYC: From the Playground to the Party | @StephanieElliottPhoto

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 Few things in life are as genuinely cute as little girls in tiny tutus. Right?! Right. Little boys get dressed up like little men, but little girls have so many fun options that are just especially for them. When we were introduced to Plum's perfect pieces, we instantly fell head over heels in love. These tutus are easy to wear and take you from the playground to a party with little to no effort. Simplicity with a touch of tulle. No frill, just chill.

Shop Plum's array of beautiful tutus here.

All photos courtesy of Stephanie Elliott Photography

Mini + Meep | @ericasuee

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 We have a really special brand to share with all of you today that we hope you love just as much as we do:

Mini + Meep is a small, family-operated business based in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Their mission is to provide high-quality organic products for mama, baby + beyond that you can feel good about. All of their product are designed to make you and your little ones smile, all while providing an easy and efficient way to give back to children in need. 

They are committed to making ethical shopping practicable, adorable and better for the planet -- that’s why all of their products are free of harmful chemicals, pesticides, or artificial dyes -- and are produced in an environmentally, socially, and economically responsible manner.

 You know what makes this brand even more special?  10% of all Mini + Meep's proceeds go to UNICEF's Children's Rights & Emergency Relief Organization and supply children with lifesaving materials like clean drinking water, essential vitamins + nutrients, and counseling. With every purchase, you will be making a difference in the lives of children all over the world.

The adorable "Locally Grown" onesies are selling out quickly and once they are all gone, they will be gone for good so stock up here!

All photos courtesy of  Erica Sue Photography

Love Mae: Bamboo Dinner Sets for the Little Ones | @JenniKhoury

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 There aren’t too many parents out there who are ready to hand over their good everyday dishware to their babies, toddlers, or even sometimes their older kids. When we discovered Love Mae's Bamboo dish sets, we were instantly obsessed. Based and produced in Australia,  Love Mae really does take their environmental decision seriously and therefore they choose bamboo instead of melamine to make their adorable dinner sets. Why?… because bamboo will bio-degrade whereas melamine will never break down and cannot be re-used. 

 Their newest additions to their dinnerware collection are nothing short of AMAZING- unicorns, birds and flowers, foxes- we'll take one of each please!

Shop Love Mae here.

All photos courtesy of Jenni Khoury Photography

Lil'ollo: Wordly Wise for Little Eyes | @MegHayes_

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Lil’ollo was born after the creator's struggled to find products that would help their young family’s language-learning journey. They were looking for beautiful, unique and well-designed products they could enjoy together at home. They couldn’t find much so decided to design a range of flash cards, posters, games and wall art. 

Although their family is a multilingual one, Lil’ollo is for everyone! Whether you are speaking several languages at home or just getting started with the idea of a second, they believe all levels of language learning should be encouraged and supported. After all, learning languages brings a host of cognitive, social and health benefits that no one should miss out on. 

Our kids thoroughly enjoyed coloring the Animal Numbers coloring poster- so many different animals hiding in this honeycomb coloring poster and they REALLY loved these ADORABLE flashcards. We cannot wait to get our hands on the rest of the goodies from Lil'ollo. We love the idea of opening up a world of new languages to our little ones while keeping them entertained for hours. Lil'ollo ships WORLDWIDE. Shop their wonderful site here.

All photos courtesy of @MegHayes_

Folklore: An Artisan Concept Boutique | @MegOsburnPhoto

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Inspired by their Latin American roots and desire to make an impact by representing their culture, designers and Mothers -Gisa and Susana, set out to create Folklore Baby & Kids. Folklore Baby & Kids is a diverse cultural manifestation thru fashion and design for little ones through a urban yet artisanal one-of-a-kind style. Folklore represents an adventure to the designers, because while they create one–of-a- kind pieces they are embarking on a journey to continue to discover what makes their culture so unique. Gisa and Susana are committed to promoting and empowering the creative talent that distinguishes artisans and independent designers around Latin America. Folklore Baby & Kids directly impacts artisans by empowering them to continue to do their amazing textile work. Every purchase from Folklore provides clean drinking water to children in rural Guatemala. 

We love the Summer friendly, super comfy Sandia tee, the sweet, embroidered Alitzel skirt, and the adorable, hand crafted Boho bag. All such beautiful items!

Folklore is offering our readers 15% off $50 or more with code 'MINISTYLE'. 

All photos courtesy of Meg Osburn Photo

Store Spotlight : Baby Donkie

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We recently discovered the gorgeous collection of children’s clothing + accesories, decor and toys available at Baby Donkie and immediately fell in love. From fun pops of color, playful prints, timeless interiors, and beautiful toys, you are sure to find everything your heart desires. Located in Sydney, Australia, they source the globe and their own backyard for designers and brands so that everything is curated in one place for the stylish shopper. Take a look at our favorites below and shop here

little whimsy : carefully curated boutique

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Little Whimsy is a carefully curated little world of fun and stylish décor, toys and accessories for the little ones in your life. Their vision is to source and make available unique brands from around the globe with a focus on ethical eco-friendly brands and supporting small business where possible. We just love the modern and retro vibe of their whole boutique! Take a look at our favorites below and shop now with code “MINISTYLE” for 20% off. 

ittikid: Scandanavian Sweetness | @KayHaupt

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We recently discovered the adorable and unique, ittikid and could not WAIT to share this special brand with our readers. This range of Scandinavian styles and prints, some more bold and graphic while others are more subdued and classic, are just what we look for in a collection for our kiddos. Ittikid strives to bring only the best organic and eco-friendly clothing over from Scandinavia. Their goal is to offer their favorite Scandinavian pieces that are durable, fun, comfy, and ecologically friendly. The unique and funky scandinavian aesthetic in their prints are made to last and be passed down among friends, siblings and cousins. So special!

We LOVE this adorable radish tee and this super-cute Circus Valley dress!

Shop ittkid here and get 20% off your purchase with code "MINISTYLEBLOG" (valid May 11-14th).

All photos courtesy of @KayHaupt

Cozy Cheekz: A Heated Changing Pad for your Babe | @WhitneyClarke

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 When you become a parent, you quickly realize there are SO many products out there on the market-it can be difficult to wade through them all to figure out what the actual necessities are. When Cozy Cheekz founder, Vanessa, heard her friends baby crying and realized he was cold during his diaper change, she started out on a hunt for a heated changing pad. When she couldn't find what she was looking for, she decided to develop her own! 

Vanessa did a lot of research to make sure that what she developed was safe and easy to use.  The result exceeded her expectations. She invented Cozy Cheekz Heated Changing Pad for moms and dads who are looking for a cozier option for diaper changes. The four levels of heat settings provide 12 hours of uninterrupted gentle warmth, so it’s ready whenever you are. Their changing pad is wonderful for year round use because even in summer or in warmer climates your baby can get chilled during a diaper change. In addition to Cozy Cheekz wonderful changing pad, they also carry a Cozy Cradle that is PERFECT for travel. It can be used for support while nursing, and can also be used for diaper changes on top of those public restroom changing tables. Check it out here.

We all know that cozy babies make happy babies and happy babies make happy parents!

Such an amazing product and DEFINITELY a necessity to add to your Baby Registry! Shop Cozy Cheekz here.

All Photos courtesy of @WhitneyClarke

Aston Baby | @Megosburnphoto

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   There is absolutely nothing more precious than a little toddler shoe and we are OBSESSED with these sweet pairs from our friends, Aston Baby. Their darling little shoe collection is timeless, practical and beautiful. Easy to get on but hard for baby to get off, exactly what we look for in a shoe for our little ones. Designed around the needs of a baby’s feet, they promote natural, healthy foot development. It’s a design that caters for Moms too – a shoe that’s easy to get on (with hidden velcro under the buckle) and hard for baby to get off. Perfect for scooting to crawling, cruising to tottering and walking to running, whether indoors or out it’s a classic style that’s practical for moms and little ones, and lovingly crafted to last.

Shop Aston Baby here

All photos courtesy of @megosburnphoto

Clothing provided by @carlymeganclothing and @thecraftedco

Bows and socks provided by @redroverkids

 

Wilson and Frenchy | @TaylorLonghurst_

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 There are so many baby and childrens clothing brands out there today and we only want to present our readers with the best of them. When we were introduced to Wilson and Frenchy, we immediately fell head over heels in love. Wilson and Frenchy consists of pieces that have an effortless style with carefully considered colors and beautiful fabrics. Their clothing is designed to spark joy. They don't believe in special occasion dressing and keeping  clothes just for visitors - they're designed to bring a smile to your face everyday (even if you don't leave the house!) 

We love this sweet tiny leaf zipsuit, made from 100% cotton with enclosed feet for extra comfort and warmth. This little knitted jacket is just as sweet as can be, warm and cozy with a gorgeous contrast pom pom. We're in love!

Shop Wilson and Frenchy here.

All photos courtesy of @TaylorLonghurst_