Catch CMP Editors Kristen and Liz showing off the coolest gifts and gear for kids from the far reaches of the web.
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If you like your baby gear with a little more edge and a little less pastel then we've got you covered with killer kids duds and gift ideas with an alternative sensibility. (That's PC speak for badass.)
CDs and Books: Dan Zanes - "Family Dance"; Uncle Rock - "Plays Well With Others"; Justin Roberts - "Yellow Bus"; They Might Be Giants - "No!"; The Sippy Cups - "Kids Rock for Peas"; Audra Rox - "I Can Do It By Myself"; Holly George Warren - "Shake Rattle and Roll", "Honkey Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels"
From your baby's layette to his first rattle, we've found that taking out chemicals from the nursery doesn't mean taking out the style or softness. Our picks will make you say, "I can't believe it's organic!"
Buying Guide: Kate Quinn Organics; The Baby Panda; Pur Bebe; Craftsbury Kids; Our Greenhouse; Patemm; Lala Natural; Fuzzibunz; Kissaluvs; Very Baby; Veda PURE; The Complete Organic Pregnancy; Bumpstyle Maternity (on Kristen)
Just say no to all the primary colored plastic that can take over a new parent's home like a creeping fungus. Our alternatives are just as fun, possibly safer, and definitely more beautiful when left out on the living room floor.
We know that it can be a bit of a challenge finding baby boy clothes to swoon over. Fear not, expecting moms and generous gift givers - we've got you covered with cool picks from head to toe.
Buying Guide: New For Baby; Avalisa; Dillyhearts; Abe Jones; Shannon by Hand; Made by Angie; Alex and Jett; Mally Bibs; Woopsie Baby; Sheriff Peanut; Little Ruler; Elisa Lou; Mahar Dry Goods; National Badger; Little Packrats; Livie and Luca; Kept Fresh; Sweetest Pea; Beasty Baby; Dishy Duds
Whether you're nostalgic for the mid-century or just on the lookout for things that every Tom, Dick and Cayden won't have at playgroup, our retro picks will remind you of the gear you (or your parents) had as kids.