10 Best… Big Birds

Mini Rodini Pelican print

Step aside, owls, your colourful cousins are in town. Toucans, pelicans, flamingos, parrots – there’s nothing remotely ‘little birdie’ about these chaps. They were big news in childrenswear last year and the trend for tropical birds shows no sign of abating, with Mini Rodini, as usual, leading the way with both heron and pelican prints.   […]

Hot on the high street: Boden rainbow dress

Boden Rainbow Dress

Dolly Parton once said, ‘If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.’ Well, we’ve certainly had our fair share of wet weather, so I think you can feel justified in rewarding yourselves with this technicolour dress from Boden. It’s made from cotton cashmere knit, so super-soft and cosy as well as […]

Hot on the high street: Boden cosy cable dress

Bodencable

Much as I love the sunshine, I must confess to enjoying autumnal weather. I can’t get enough of cosy nights curled up on the sofa in front of the fire wearing a chunky knit. I’m particularly partial to a sweater dress. Which is why I’m insanely jealous that this Mini Boden colour-block cable dress only […]

10 Best: Hedgehogs

Hedgehog Alba Baby

Much as we love owls and foxes here at BG, we have to admit that pandas and hedgehogs are the creatures of the season. Alfie’s reception class was called Hedgehogs, so these spiky little creatures have a special place in my heart – here are few of my favourite prickly pieces. AlbaBaby crawlers, £39, Retro […]

Hot on the high street: Boden Fun Mac

Boden bird print fun mac

Kudos goes to Nat for this spot from Boden. It’s their 100% cotton Fun Mac in a brilliant geo bird popping print. Padded for extra warmth and showerproof, it’s ‘a useful weapon in the long-running battle against rain stopping play. Available from size 1 to 2, up to 11 to 12 years. From £40. Matching wellies also available […]

10 Best: Exotic Birds

Birds Pop Up

It could be Rio 2 fever, but tropical bird prints are all over the place this season. On the high street, H&M has a range of playsuits, shorts and leggings emblazoned with parrots and rainforests, while Zara has a thing for flamingos and M&S is all about the parrots. From toucans to hummingbirds, here are ten […]

The Great Autumn/Winter Coat Hunt 2013 (Accessories): Hats

Hats Molo

One of my favourite things about winter is snuggling up in a big woolly hat – bad hair days be gone! And the selection of cosy headwear for little ones is out of this world. Here are some of our favourites. Stay tuned for our pick of the best gloves and scarves and don’t forget […]

The Great Autumn/Winter Coat Hunt 2013: Snowsuits

Snowsuits Mini Rodini

If the long-range weather reports are anything to go by, this winter is set to be a cold one. As with most things, snow is completely bearable if you are properly dressed, so for the latest installment in our Great Autumn/Winter Coat, we’ve trawled the web for the 20 best snowsuits for your little ones. […]

Swoop: Boden printed tees

Boden Penguins Tee on Bambino Goodies

If you’re looking to add some fun prints to your little ones wardrobes, hot foot it over to Boden who have these 100% cotton long sleeve tees in. I am loving the lions and penguins, and contrast trim always gets a thumbs up from me. They’re available from 0-3 months to 2-3 years. £10 to […]

Boden bobble hat and scarf set

Boden Bobble Hat and Scarf featured on Bambino Goodies

Now the weather has turned and Autumn is most definitely here, I have been having a browse for a few bits for the winter wardrobe and spotted this bobble hat and scarf set over at Boden. It’s available from ages 2 to 12, and costs £22 for the set. Love the print and the colour. Boden […]

More hot summer sales to tempt you – part 3

Boden high tops. Were £38-£42. Now half price.

It’s been a quiet few days with sales updates so today’s one is a mini roundup. Don’t forget to check out part’s one and two. Boden – The UK’s answer to Gap but admittedly with stronger collections, there’s up to 60% off. You will need patience as the navigation/loading plays up. I wasn’t crazy about […]