Spring Summer 2013: Candy Pink, Butterfly Prints, Pretty Polka Dots and Little Stars…

OcXLzERSsBM16KhxwhU3bPV3HC07-SE8ZPj-FkcklZ0Launched in 2008, Toffee Moon specialises in luxury super soft cotton rich clothing and accessories, for babies and toddlers, that are both practical and beautiful. This season, the Girl’s Collection combines dainty Candy Pink, Blossom Pink, and Hot Pink with cool Linen. The new Butterfly, Dotty and Stripe Prints offers an eclectic mix of influences in a pretty offering of summer sleepsuits, rompers, dresses, tops, pants and knitwear. The adorable dresses collection for the girls cleverly structures super soft cotton rich jersey in to a striking range of dresses featuring puff hem detailing, gentle ruching, lace trim and layering. New Pretty Knickers complete the outfit. A timeless collection of fine knitwear includes delicate lacy effect pointelle and fine stripes in comfy tops and pants. Structure and floral detailing also features on the Lily Bolero and Vintage Peony Cardigan.

Ocean and Sky Blue, Cloud and Thunder Grey, with hints of Linen and Kelp Green feature throughout the Boy’s Collection this season. A combination of stripes appear across the knitwear and jersey, in a collection of tops and pants, rompers, sleepsuits, fine knit jumpers and cardigans. A beautiful new Stargazer print in Sky Blue with delicate tiny stars in Linen, offer one of many gorgeous gifting options. The collection offers matching accessories in both knitted and cool cotton jersey hats, shawls and booties.QCQrL0qMj3eSdi1S_MlOKt8WLAXp8naCRQgOBnBrqAY

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Èlodies outfit of the the week!

There’s nothing better than a relaxing day in your dressing gown and a pair of shades to disguise the events of the night before.

Either Èlodie had a sleepless night or she’s practicing for her next vogue shoot!!!

We think shes simply gorgeous, Audrey Hepburn, eat your heart out!

‘Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.’
Audrey Hepburn

Milk two bunnies this Christmas

We here at blues and bows are sooooooo excited this morning! We have just come across one of the most gorgeous brands, that even we have never heard or seen before and oh my gosh, adorable is not the word! We have been browsing the internet to find some truly unique Christmas gifts for those precious little bundles of joy and we’ve found an entire range that we just simply love.

milk two bunnies is a London-based design company who specialise in handmade children’s wear. The designs are made from limited edition Liberty printed cotton, organic jersey, trimmed with vintage lace and buttons and are just simply irresistable.We can’t get enough of them, this is a truly wonderful and inspirational brand and any item would make the most perfect gift this Christmas!

Happy shopping : ) 

Visit the online store at http://www.milktwobunnies.bigcartel.com/

Twinkle twinkle little star*

Ooooh we just love these cosy fleece star wraps by Tuppence and Crumble! Theres nothing better than wrapping up warm in winter and doing it in style. These are a must have for this season and definitely a great gift idea. Perfect for the buggy, pram, car seat or just simply for a snuggle and snooze.

Availble in Sizes 0-6 months and 6-12 months in a fantastic range of colours and at a very reasonable £19.95 + PP. We simply couldn’t resist, they just look so cute!

Visit the online store at http://www.tuppenceandcrumble.co.uk/star_wraps.html

Simply Divine Clothing for Little Girls

You may not have come across this brand before, as winners of the 2011 Junior Design Awards 2011 Hucklebones are truly inspirational! We have it listed in our most favorite brands list and after browsing through the Autumn / Winter ’11 collection you can see why! The designs are created in the London-based studio using carefully sourced quality fabrics paying particular attention to tailoring and the finer details. This brand reflects a charming style combined with femininity and sophistication without losing the integrity and innocence of childhood.

We cannot sing its praises enough! We absolutely love them to pieces : ) Take a look at the online boutique its fabulous! http://www.hucklebones.co.uk/shop/

Busy Peas…

This is a brand that dedicates itself to combining fashion with education through the use of innovative and creative designs. The range consists of a gorgeous clothing line, toys and books for both babies and toddlers. Busy Peas introduces children to fruit and vegetables and encourages their learning through visual and practical development. What more they even teach little ones to grow their very own fruit and veg. It just makes bein

We just cant help but love them, the all-in-one baby grows are a personal favorite of ours, as you can see they’re just so cute! Busy Peas make being a mummy and daddy that bit easier when it comes to fruit and vegetables.

For more information visit http://www.busypeas.co.uk/ they even have an online shop!

Delicious x

Èlodies outfit of the the week!

We love Saturdays its the cutest day of the week and here’s why!

Myself and Chloë are fairy God Mothers to a beautiful little girl Maddie and we celebrated her 2nd birthday last week. This beautiful little dress is what Èlodie wore to her birthday party and she looked adorable. The gorgeous dress comes with matching knickerbockers and headband and is by a brand called Cinderella.

We bought it from TK Maxx at a bargain price of £14.99 and it was worth every penny.

Oooooh Darcy Brown London

We at blues and bows have a weakness for all things cute, and when it comes to romper suits we just can’t resist! That’s why Darcy Brown of London is one of our many favorite brands. They have the most adorable range of children’s clothing and if that’s not enough they have the most gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous romper suits.

See for yourselves, plus if your quick enough they have their end of season sale on so grab a bargain http://www.darcybrown.co.uk

We simply love cute!

bsxbs

Bump Bump Baby!


Finally it’s appeared!!!! That beautiful bump that for the past 3 months you’ve stood in front of the mirror analysing from side to side to see if there’s any sign of it and thinking, there is a baby in there somewhere???

Now for the next task facing you pregnant proud mummy’s to-be……

How to dress your bump to perfection like it deserves!!!

Well, it seems (I thought so anyway) that for some reason ‘some ‘ designers/Shops think that Pregnancy equals frumpy, non flattering clothing that conceals what you have longed to show off!

This my lady friends is NOT so! I searched and I searched until I found something that made me and my beautiful bump feel fabulous at a price that was affordable considering I was only going to wear it for a short period…..

Tips I found helpful:

*Buy leggings and nice long tops or dresses
*Don’t spend a fortune unless you really want to
*Look out for sales on maternity wear
*A long white shirt is the must have item
*Buy 1 or 2 beautiful going out dresses, that can be transformed using accessories
*Ponchos are a godsend
*Maxi dresses, another godsend

Shops that fit my criteria:

H&M Mama range, usually located near to the children’s range in store, great for those necessities and work wear.

TOPSHOP great for fashion statement pieces, a lot of the main ladies range is also made in maternity! Look out for the sales here.

ASOS fabulous range of all types of maternity wear, good fit, fast delivery, excellent sales. Great for evening wear too.

Bravissimo for all your maternity underware! I Swear by this brand!

Ladies this is a time were u can finally forget buying those clothes you will ‘one day’ slim into and buy those clothes you will very shortly grow into!!!

Huraaay!

Chloë

Award winning Sock Ons

If you thought the dribble ons were an amazing idea then you will love sock ons. Babies and socks are no match made in heaven and once your little one finds their feet they soon learn how to pull them off.

Sock ons are amazing, such a simple idea yet so clever and they come in many different colours and designs to match any outfit. Sized 0-6m and 6-12m and retailing between £2.50-£3.00 these are a must have for all those tiny feet.

Available at Amazon, Mothercare, Sainsbury’s, Jojo Maman Bebe

We love them : )