The last instalment of our Merry Minimal Gift Guide is here! TWEEN! We have hand selected three ideas from each category that are sure to please (if that’s even possible during these tricky pre-teen years!). These gifts are on-trend there’s something for guys and girls – so we hope this list gives you some inspo for the kids, family friends, nieces or nephews!
As they say, Christmas is all about the kids! So here’s a gift guide including some fun ideas for the big-little-people in your life. In keeping with our WANT-NEED-WEAR-READ theme this year, we have rounded up our favourite three items in each category to avoid the overwhelm so you can enjoy a Merry Minimal Minty Christmas!
With the festive season upon us, it’s time to talk gifts! Let’s start with Baby. We are keeping it minimal this Christmas, following the WANT/NEED/WEAR/READ philosophy. Here are our top three picks in each category for your first Christmas with your babe. Let’s face it, that’s the greatest gift of all. As always, we hope you will support small, support local and make sustainable choices this festive season.
With a background in fashion, Celeste Kinkead-Weekes had a dream to create her own sustainable swimwear brand for children. Little Ray reflects the same value that she puts on family, connection, quality and sustainability.
Simone Ryan has created her own brand of sustainable girls clothing inspired by her travels, vintage prints and of course her grandmother (and namesake), Peggy. With a strong focus on sustainable fabrics, manufacturing and thoughtful design, Peggy is a considered collection for girls made with love, to be loved.
Today we discuss the dilemmas that many of us experience after having a baby and share wardrobe tips for new Mums. It’s not uncommon to slip into a style rut, dressing to accommodate a post-pregnancy body shape. Many feel overwhelmed at the prospect of trying on clothes or simply lose interest in fashion altogether. Sound familiar?
Alana and Chris are the friends behind the Australian brand Goldie + Ace. Their philosophy centres around sustainable clothing, and the mantra “buy less, wear more and pass it on”. They only use the best quality fabrics for their easy-to-wear range, and close attention to detail ensures clothing that will last.
Minty Magazine is proud to support small businesses like Pip + Lenny who possess a passion for sustainable fashion. Today, we had the opportunity to chat to Bec and Justine who are the co-owners of the uber stylish and ethical brand.
Their attention to detail and quality in all of their products is astounding. We promise you will absolutely love their beautiful and minimal designs!
Are you looking for a way to make Christmas shopping easier? Well… Look no further than Mini Nation. They are the one stop shop solution for everything you need for the little loved ones in your life. With beautifully curated gift recommendations on their website for babies, kids, mamas and teachers you are sure to find what you are looking for!
Today, we chat to biz mum Jodie West. Jodie is the owner of Mini Nation and is the all-rounder managing all aspects of the business whilst being a mum of 2 under 4.
If you’re anything like me and Jayni Assirati, owner of Billie the Kid then you essentially own a wardrobe consisting of only black and white. Billie the Kid launched in 2015 when Jayni, an entrepreneurial mum of 2 boys had struck gold on a business idea.
Their style is iconic and the brand runs a killer Instagram account with content you’ll fall in love with. Their trucker hats and bags are great for gifts or just when you feel like spoiling a little loved one in your life.
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