Quinny has never held back with color when it comes to their bright strollers– especially in their Moodd design collaboration with pop artist icon Romero Britto. This year, Quinny showed off their latest bold collaboration with Belgian artist Kenson that resulted in these designs for the Yezz and Zapp Xtra.
These strollers are edgy, funky, fresh, and fun.
The Quinny Yezz Special Edition Kenson Collection is a giggle exclusive and retails for $330.
Check out the detail on the seat. The white fabric would probably show dirt easily, but this is a stroller design that could handle some wear and tear and still look great.
The Kenson Limited Edition Zapp Xtra retails for $375.
I love the splashes of green on the wheels, the hood, shoulder straps, and foot rest.
If you missed our review of the Quinny Zapp Xtra, check it out here!
What do you think of this design collaboration?
We are excited to share a new stroller option with you. Jané, Spain’s leading stroller brand, is relaunching in the US and they debuted the North American product lineup at the ABC Kids Expo. Let’s take a look!
The Nanuq is an umbrella stroller with large diameter wheels, adjustable backrest, kickstand for storage, and carrying handle. Accessories included are the hood, cup holder, foot rest, and rain cover.
Adjustable handles make this stroller stand out, as well as the patented “ball joint” system, allowing it to fold to 12% of its height when standing. The Nanuq retails at $299 and is available in colors Aqua blue, Shadow grey, and Cosmos red.
The Rider has a sleek profile as Jane’s top of the range stroller. The aluminum chassis ensures a lightweight frame, and the adjustable rear suspension make it a quick and easy ride to push. The height of the stroller also makes it useful for using as a highchair when dining on-the-go.
The fabric available on the navy blue Rider is patterned with playful, sketches of fish. I love how compact the canopy shade is when in the up position. The seat can be adjusted to face forward or turn around so the child is parent-facing. The basket looks easily accessible and the fold of the stroller gets down to 30% of its size, as shown in the bottom right photo. The Rider retails at $750 and is available in Shadow grey, Blue, and Sand.
Trider Extreme is Jané’s stroller made for those who are looking for all-terrain capability and a stylish, elegant appearance. The larger wheels give it stability and maneuverability on both rough terrain and smooth concrete. Long length suspension and an adjustable shock absorber ensure baby’s maximum comfort. While I am not a fan of the writing on the foot rests, I am really loving the ruggedly sophisticated look. The Trider Extreme retails at $790 and is available in the Deep red and Azzure blue shown above.
The Jané Powertwin Pro double stroller is an all-terrain stroller with a two-position, rear wheel suspension for a smooth ride, including a front wheel disc brake system. Each seat has its own adjustable backrest and canopy. The Powertwin Pro will be available soon.
All of the Jané canopies are water-repellant, made from breathable fabric, and include anti-Uva, Uvb, Upf 50+ sun protection.
These are some good looking strollers, so we look forward to getting to know Jané!
With a great deal of pomp and circumstance, 4moms debuted three new items at ABC Kids Expo 2013. Most of the photos from their special presentation were pretty crummy, so instead of in-person photos, I’m going to introduce the new products an appropriate level of pageantry. I think these videos will do the trick…
Meet the 4moms rockaRoo…
Next, check out the 4moms origami mini…
And last but not least, the 4moms infant car seat. The seat that installs itself!
Thoughts? Is the infant car seat too good to be true?
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Babyhome has become a very popular nursery and baby gear brand since its US debut at the ABC Kids Expo in 2011.
This year brings another beautiful special version of their Dream travel cot. The Dream Premium is made from natural micro-perforated leather with a polished black aluminum frame. This looks really posh and carries the $1200 price tag to match.
I’m ALWAYS excited to add another modern option to my list of baby bouncers and loungers so the new Wave Bounce Chair is a great find this year. Made from laminated wood, the Wave will be available in several frame and cushion combinations and should retail for about $180.
The Babyhome Emotion stroller is coming out in a few new colors– Aqua, Cloud and Coral and some new accessories like a cup holder and diaper bag will make this lightweight stroller ever more versatile.
The bassinet, high chair and bed rail will also feature new colors and the bed rail with built in light (Side Light) is on the horizon.
Finally, the so-ro mini cradle is now part of Babyhome and is a real stand-out in their product line. I’m glad that Babyhome has taken on this beautiful product and hopefully they can give it the distribution and attention that it deserves!
Everyone gets excited when a sleek European brand crosses the Atlantic, and this year that brand is Mima. The Dutch brand has only been around since 2009, but with its sleek, high-end look, it’s getting everyone’s attention.
The Kobi is a versatile single, double or twin stroller that starts at $1300. It’s available now with tons of color options and accessories.
The Xari is a $1200 stroller that is only available as a single… but a beautiful single.
What do you think of the special edition plaid versions?
Mima’s lightweight stroller is called Bo. This one should be out in January and retail for $350.
Mima’s Moon transforms from newborn lounger to high chair to junior chair and features multiple recline positions as well as easy height adjustment. This sleek modern high chair will retail for about $450 and should be available in January.
I’ll be very interested to see how Mima catches on in North America.
Are we sick of these special Bugaboo collections yet? No? Me neither… especially when they are as gorgeous as these. With their second installment of the Andy Warhol + Bugaboo collaboration, Bugaboo and the Andy Warhol Foundation are knocking it out of the park with these lust worthy tailored fabric sets and sun canopies.
The Bugaboo Happy Bugs Collection is a colorful and kid friendly pattern.
So Many Stars is so perfect. I adore this simply sweet pattern.
Both collections will be released in November 2013. Happy Bugs is available as a Bugaboo Tailored Fabric Set for the Bugaboo Cameleon3 and the Bugaboo Donkey, and as a Bugaboo Sun Canopy for the Bugaboo Bee and the Bugaboo Donkey duo extension set. So Many Stars is only available as a Cameleon3 Tailored Fabric Set and Bugaboo will offer an exclusive “So” book for children as a gift with this set. In the US, So Many Stars will only be available at select Nordstrom locations.
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In case you want your stroller to look like your great-grandmother’s favorite armchair, Maclaren’s Cath Kidston Spray Flower Quest Buggy is back. $335
Nothing against Cath Kidston, I just prefer her modern vintage English style in smaller doses…
Clockwise from top left:
And now please excuse me as I redecorate my son’s bedroom to suit that penguin bedding!
It’s finally time to mention the Bugaboo Buffalo. The all-terrain stroller from Bugaboo takes this luxury stroller further than its ever done before.
With a robust design, larger storage areas, one piece folding (!!!!) this is really the Bugaboo I’VE been waiting for.
It’s been available in Europe since March, but the US release date has finally been announced– get your Bugaboo Buffalo starting September 1st! I’ll update here when I get the price information.
I think I’m so obsessed with the Bugaboo Special Editions because I really wanted to customize my Bugaboo back in the day. Today Bugaboo announced three new options as part of a collaboration with Pendleton Woolen Mills, a family company famous for their Indian woolen blankets.
There are three options in the Pendleton collection of accessory sets. The red & black tartan pattern known as Rob Roy is available for the Bugaboo Donkey.
The Bugaboo Bee is sporting the Spirit of the Peoples pattern. This combination or red and turquoise is my favorite of the three.
Finally, the Bugaboo Cameleon³ is dressed up with the Crossroads pattern featuring gray and deep red.
These will be available starting in September (2013).
If western wool is not the style you’re looking for (and from the comments on Bugaboo’s Facebook page, not many people are!), wait and see if the Cameleon 3rd Avenue is more to your liking.
More information on that coming soon. This is supposed to be an October release.
We previewed this superstar collaboration last week, but now I’ve got some more official photos to share. Bugaboo is working with the Andy Warhol Foundation and has come up with a series of Warhol inspired stroller accessories. I showed you the ‘Flowers’ pattern last week and here is ‘Cars’:
The ‘Flowers’ series and the ‘Cars’ series will be available as sun canopies and tailored fabric sets for the Bugaboo Bee, Bugaboo Cameleon³, and Bugaboo Donkey.
There’s also a ‘Flowers’ parasol in light blue and green.
The ‘Cars’ and ‘Flowers’ collections will be available worldwide starting May 2013. The tailored fabric sets for the Bugaboo Cameleon3 and the Bugaboo Donkey will be about $110. and the Bugaboo Bee Sun Canopy will be about $70.