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Holiday Gift Guide

For our treasured littles

Holiday 2018

The Mini

Embroidered alphabet quilts, illuminating books, and adorable overalls, oh my! Gifts for the little ones that go a long way.

Nothing gets you in the spirit of gifting quite like shopping for cute-as-can-be children’s items. The littlest ones will delight in Makié’s Newborn Cashmere Set and Brother Vellies booties that are so beyond cute you’ll wish they came in adult size. Meanwhile, toddlers who are moving and shaking will get a kick from Melissa & Doug’s Band-in-a-Box and Wishbone’s Flip Bike. For slightly older kids (and because the allure of the miniature never fades) Milton & Goose’s Essential Play Kitchen or Maileg’s Wooden Bunk Bed with Bunnies will fit in right at home next to the real things, while Seedling’s Augmented Reality Bear Learning Kit and Toymail’s Talkies (that let you voice chat with your children from afar) are sure to one day turn out tech-savvy pre-teens.

Below, the gifts for little ones with big personalities–and even bigger dreams.


Play kits by Lovevery


Wonder-inducing playthings, delivered every other month

Lovevery, $36/month

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Boonut the Bunny by Toymail


Boonut the bunny WIFI-enabled Talkie

Toymail, $59

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Holiday Van Story Nail Polish Set by Nailmatic


Holiday Van Story Nail Polish Set Disappears with Warm Soapy Water

Shopbop, $32

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Holdie House by Olli Ella

Olli Ella

Lightweight Portable Holdie House

Olli Ella, $75

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Eco-Dough by Eco-Kids



Bella Luna Toys, $17

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Tooth Pillow by Oeuf


Tooth Fairy Pillow

Maisonette, $40

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Bold + Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women The Right to Vote by Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right To Vote

Books-a-Million, $19

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Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes by Eva Chen

Eva Chen

Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes

Paper Source, $19

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Hair Like Mine (Kids Like Mine) by LaTashia M. Perry

LaTashia M. Perry

Hair Like Mine (Kids Like Mine)

Books-a-Million, $11

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Ladybug Scarf + Gloves Set by Stella McCartney Kids

Stella McCartney Kids

Ladybug Scarf + Gloves Set

Orchard Mile, $142

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Chunky Knit Red Hat by Stella McCartney Kids

Stella McCartney Kids

Chunky Knit Red Hat

Orchard Mile, $71

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First Go! Scoot Bike by Banwood


First Go! Scoot Bike

Maisonette, $189

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Ingela Arrhenius Robots Nesting Dolls by OMM design

OMM Design

Ingela Arrhenius Robots Nesting Dolls

Perfectly Smitten, $35

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18 Color Pencil Case by Oso & me

Oso & Me

18 Color Pencil Case

Maisonette, $28

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Augmented Reality Bear Learning Kit by Seedling


Augmented Reality Bear Learning Kit

Target, $50

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See-ya Suitcase in Mustard by Olli Ella

Olli Ella

See-ya Suitcase

Olli Ella, $79

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Thermal Fitted Two-Piece by Something Navy

Something Navy

Thermal Fitted Two-Piece

Nordstrom, $35

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Splashtime Kids Set by Beauty Counter

Beauty Counter

Splashtime Kids Set

Beauty Counter, $59

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Baby Hooded bath towel in grey trimm by Morihata


Baby Hooded Bath Towel

Morihata, Price Upon Request

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Jellyfish Bath Lights by Lucky Wang

Lucky Wang

Jellyfish Bath

Lucky Wang, $11

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The Brown Crayon Project

Complete Hair & Skin Care Gift Set for babies, toddlers, and children of color

The Brown Crayon Project, $85

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Baby Book Kit by Hannah Bergen

Hannah Bergen

Baby Kit

Hannah Bergen, $120

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Embroidered Kaftan by Pippa Holt Kids

Pippa Holt Kids

No. 51 Embroidered Kaftan

Matches Fashion, $252

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Classic Moccasin in blue by Freshly Picked

Freshly Picked

Classic Moccasin

Nordstrom, $49

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Bamboo dress and bloomer set by Milkbarn


Bamboo Dress and Bloomer Set

Milkbarn, $40

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Grey Dumbell Rattles by Anne-Claire Petit

Anne-Claire Petit

Dumbell Rattles

Smallable, $17

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Baby & Toddler Swing by Solvej


Baby & Toddler Swing

The Tot, $220

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flip bike by wishbone design

Wishbone Design

Flip Bike

The Tot, $160

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Igor Overalls by Yoli and Otis

Yöli and Otis

ígor Overalls

Yöli and Otis, $96

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Gold Toe Cap Mini by Brother Vellies

Brother Vellies

Gold Toe Cap Mini

Brother Vellies, $95

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Play N Pack Bag Jungle by Olli Ella

Olli Ella

Play N Pack Bag Jungle

The Tot, $30

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Yearling by Doen Bruni Cardigan Sweater


Yearling by Doen Bruni Cardigan Sweater

Doen, $98

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Alphabet Quilt by Coral & Tusk

Coral & Tusk

Alphabet Quilt

Coral & Tusk, $450

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Kiwi Crates Hands-On Learning


Kiwi Crates Hands-On Learning, science and art projects delivered for ages 0-16+

KiwiCo, $20/month

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Rockets of Awesome Subscription

Rockets of Awesome

Rockets of Awesome Subscription includes 8 styles, delivered to your door every season

Rockets of Awesome, Price Varies

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Octabo Interactive Smart Toy


Octobo Interactive Smart Toy

Octobo, $99

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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed The World by Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

Barneys, $18

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Baby's first Eames by Julie Merberg

Julie Merberg

Baby’s First Eames

Barneys, $12

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Ada Twist, Scientist book by Andrea Beaty

Andrea Beaty

Ada Twist, Scientist

Books-a-Million, $16

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Double-Breasted Coat by Stella McCartney kids

Stella McCartney Kids

Double-Breasted Coat

Orchard Mile, $380

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The future is female sweater by lingua franca

Lingua Franca

The Future is Female

Lingua Franca, $160

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Black Leather airloom boots by Mikoleon


MK866 – Leather Heirloom Boots

Mikoleón, $78

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Bib dress in cream floral by Batsheva


Bib Dress

Maisonette, $168

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Small Wooden Bunk Bed with Bedding & 2 Bunnies by Maileg


Small Wooden Bunk Bed with Bedding & 2 Bunnies

Barneys, $135

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Kids TiiPii Bed


Kids TiiPii Bed

Moda Operandi , $500

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Large WheelyMouse by Prince Lionheart

Prince Lionheart

Large WheelyMouse

Barneys, $90

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Baby clothing and toy set by Makie


Baby Set #4 includes a gray hadagi, bear rattle, and pile socks

Makié, $72

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Tyrannosaurus Night Lamp by Bonpoint


Tyrannosaurus Night Lamp

Bonpoint, $38

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Llamas Pajama Set by Roller Rabbit

Roller Rabbit

Fa-la-la-la Llamas Pajama Set

Maisonette, $65

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Wally the Watermelon Teeth Toy by Oli & Carol

Oli & Carol

Wally The Watermelon Teeth Toy

Smallable, $18

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Unicorn & Narwhal Horns Sidewalk Chalk Set by Twee


Unicorn & Narwhal Horns Sidewalk Chalk Set

Maisonette, $30

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musical instrument box set by Melissa & Doug

Melissa & Doug

Bad-In-a-Box-Clap! Clang! Tap!

Maisonette, $25

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Essential Play Kitchen by Milton & Goose

Milton & Goose

Essential Play Kitchen

Maisonette, $649

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Two kids aprons by Sefte


Kids Apron

Sefte, $60

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Life Doesn't Frighten Me book by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Sara Jane Boyers

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

Barnes and Noble, $14

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Little People Big Dreams Women in Science Box Set

Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Little People Big Dreams Women in Science Box Set

Shopbop, $40

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I am enough book by grace byers

Grace Byers

I Am Enough

Books-a-Million, $16

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Newborn Cashmere Set by makie


Newborn Cashmere Set

Makié, $233

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White + Warren rolled cashmere striped baby blankets

White + Warren

Cashmere Striped Baby Blanket

Orchard Mile, $195

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Navy Gingham Kitty Eyemask by Petite Plume

Petite Plume

Gingham Kitty Eyemask

Maisonette, $16

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