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Drool spotlight: UPPAbaby conquers Boston

When you sell strollers, stroller-spotting becomes a daily habit, and you notice which brands and models live in what parts of town. Here in Brookline, by our first store and our office, the Bugaboo Cameleon goes through its daily transformations, and the Donkey patiently traipses the aisles of Trader Joe’s, laden with toddlers and produce. Downtown, by our store at ... Read More »

Drool spotlight: Nuna products beyond be-“Leaf”

European companies typically launch into the American baby gear market with one signature product that’s visually striking and functionally unique. The most obvious example is the Bugaboo Frog, which brought on the era of the luxury stroller, but we could also point to the Beaba Babycook, or the striking Babyhome Emotion Stroller, or the signature high chairs from Stokke and ... Read More »

Drool spotlight: Bugaboo digs deep for design inspiration with the Warhol Collection

1960s art innovator Andy Warhol made his name (and got his 15 minutes, and more) by exploring the boundaries between art and advertising, commercial culture and high culture. Bugaboo designers have made their name by exploring the boundaries between form and function, creating objects of beauty that also happen to be really fantastic baby strollers. So, the collaboration between Bugaboo ... Read More »

Drool Spotlight: Orbit Baby comes around, again

It’s easy for us to forget, as old pros at the baby gear game, that our customers are usually brand new to the product category and need an intro to some key names. Our annual Drool Baby Expo will give you the opportunity to explore perennial faves like Orbit Baby in person, but in the meantime, here’s our quick primer ... Read More »

Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on Monte

Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! As you learn more about our family of nursery brands, you may note a theme: high-end furniture designers tend to start a business because they can’t find the exact products that ... Read More »

Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on ducduc

Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! Sometimes, all it takes to start a company is wanting something and finding that there’s nowhere to purchase it. Philip Erdoes of ducduc explains the inspiration for the company at Prendismo.com: ... Read More »

Magalog Flashback: Rub-a-dub-dub!

  The smell of a clean new baby is intoxicating, especially to moms. Actress Jane Krakowski told reporters, “It makes me so happy. If someone could bottle that, I’d love to have it.” We’re working on it, but until then, keeping your baby smelling nice requires regular bathing, so that delicious baby smell isn’t hidden under the odors of spit-up ... Read More »