Shown is Huggalugs’ Flutter Collection. The pettiskirt is fluffy soft light blue chiffon, trimmed in lush white ruffles with a matching light blue pettitop. A jeweled Snowflake Tiara adorns her head. Available in sizes for infants up to size 8. For information call 425/ 868-3195 or visit www.huggalugs.com. Modeled by Giavanna Lyerly, photography by Sullivan Blu.
TIA Unveils Toy of the Year Finalists for 2016
The Toy Industry Association (TIA) recently unveiled the 84 finalists for the 2016 Toy of the Year Awards.
Between now and January 17, 2016, consumers can visit /www.ToyAwards.org to vote for their favorite toys in each of 12 categories. When they vote they may enter to win exclusive prizes. The Toy of the Year winners for 2016 will be announced in February.
JPMA Announces 2015 Most Innovative Products of the Year
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) recently announced the winners of the 2015 JPMA Innovation Awards, highlighting some of the most exciting new products in the juvenile industry. Products are evaluated and judged on their innovation, marketability, trend-setting potential, appeal and usefulness by a selection committee of trade media representatives and retail buyers.
Scheduled January 11-14, the 7th annual HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair is one of the leading baby product events in Asia. To be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the fair’s growth in 2015 included more than 475 exhibitors. In addition to exhibitors from 28 countries the event drew 27,000 buyers from 171 countries.
Babyletto features environmentally
friendly, affordable nursery furnishings
Founded in 2010, Babyletto furniture, part of the Million Dollar Baby (MDB) family, recently was certified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the leading independent product safety organization, for meeting its rigorous third-party GREENGUARD Gold Certification standards. MDB’s DaVinci brand has also been certified.
Glenna Jean Boutique features collections for brick & mortar stores
The Glenna Jean Boutique line launched in 2013 and offers exclusivity for brick and mortar stores. Available only to boutiques, it's not available to mass merchants or E-tailers. And the boutique collections feature keystone MAP pricing.
Miffy the bunny’s 60th
saluted by Kira Kids
Mercis B.V. recently launched a clothing line by Kira Kids featuring Miffy, the classic children’s character based on Dutch artist Dick Bruna’s iconic story books. The Kira Kids x Miffy Collection line is being offered for wholesale purchasing now and will be available to the public in early 2016.