Our Top 5 Winter Picks! + One for Mama

Posted on May 27 2016

 Brrrr the temperature is starting to drop, and with that in mind we’re taking a closer look at some of the things that’ll make you do the double take…….

 

  1. Lulu Funk PJ’s

     

    They’re so super soft and snuggly, your little ones will want to live all day and all night in them. And that’s totally cool because they’re ultra breathable and moisture wicking, meaning moisture is drawn away from their little bodies. Great if you have a sweaty night time sleeper, or kids that like to spend the evening hours running round like only tiny monsters can! Currently in 2 funky designs that kids will love and made with bamboo and organic cotton, so they’re gentle on skin. What more could you (or more importantly, your little ones) want?

     

     

    1. Lamington Merino Socks

    Ok if you’ve never heard of Lamington….where have you been???!!! Lamington have the most stylish, warm and functional knee-high socks on the market, and they’re made right here in New Zealand!! Whhhhhat!! From , stripy, to spotty, to cabled, you’ll never be left wanting again when it comes to socks. Made with snuggly warm fine merino wool, these suckers stay up! We love our Lamingtons. Our very first Lamingtons,  I bought 6 years ago for my eldest. Fast forward 6 years and I’m still using them on my youngest (3 kids later); no loss of stretch, no loss of lustre! These socks add colour to every outfit, but most importantly, they are super duper warm. On a cold winters day, these are the only socks my kiddies will be wearing! Oh and did you know that they have adult sizes………www.lamington.co.nz

     

     

    1. In Bed With Fred Linen

     

    Ok you’re gonna want to go check these guys out! At 100% cotton and boasting a 300 thread count, their Quilts feature 4 super fun and funky prints. And you know we love colour – it’s what being a kid is all about!! They also have 3 different sheet sets to choose from; go matchy matchy or mix it up with a contrast, so much fun to be had with these. Just what the doctor ordered to banish those winter blues!  So where do I get this linen goodness you ask?!   www.inbedwithfred.com.au

     

    1. Gypsy Pirate Kids Crew

     

    If you haven’t come across Gypsy Pirate yet, best you get over and have a look. Simple yet super stylish, their apparel hit the mark on apparel essentials. We’ve chosen their kids crew as one of our winter picks, as its practical, fun, yet timeless fashion and made right here in New Zealand.  Harness (or rather unharness) the inner gypsy within, with one of their super cute slogans!  All of their creations sell out faaaast,  www.gypsypirate.co.nz

     

     

    1. Eco Peko Nest Pillow

     

    Eco Peko pride themselves on quality Merino products, just one look at their website and your heart-eyes will be popping out of your head.  For something a little extra special and luxurious go take a peak at their Merino Nest Pillows! Beautiful, warm, timeless and functional comes to mind. There is no going past merino for warmth, and this would look just as good in mum and dads room as babys’. These are designed for babies as a nest, kids as a bean bag and adults as a contour pillow (perfect for pregnancy). Stuffed with recycled PET bottle fibre gives these nest pillows the extra thumbs up. Designed and made by our gorgeous cousins across the ditch – Australia;  www.ecopeko.com

     

    One for Mum.

     

    But I can’t neglect our top pick for mama this season…..

    Its an absolute cracker. Introducing  Holi, reigning from the Hawkes Bay, who make classic and ethical, local made organic wear for women, designed to be worn again and again.

    Next week, they’re releasing a to die for chunky knit range made from premium New Zealand wool;  soft as a cloud – lambs wool or stunning merino .

    These pieces are designed as statement items with classic lines making them a keepsake in anyone's wardrobe .

    Functional + stylish the collection has key knit classics - roll neck vest , cropped cardigan + oversized crew neck jersey .

    Available in a beautiful soft blush , classic slate grey  and forever black .

    These are made to order, especially for you, by emailing hello@holi.co.nz .

    From the designer herself:

    “We take a step back from fast fashion favouring quality + longevity . Priding ourselves on sustainability , organic + using local small businesses within New Zealand particularly focused on Hawkes Bay to bring each piece to our customers with real love + care . We are creating a holi empire .”

    Go check them out holi.co.nz.

     

     

    Keep warm this winter,

     

     

    Lulu Funk x 

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