Bugaboo by Diesel

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Luxury stroller brand Bugaboo and fashion brand Diesel have a collabo made in baby gear heaven.

The first Bugaboo by Diesel collection includes a line of unique accessories that not only perfectly fit the Bugaboo Cameleon³ by Diesel, but add a touch of rebelliousness to Bugaboo’s entire product family.

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Bugaboo by Diesel

Bugaboo by Diesel

Bugaboo by Diesel

Bugaboo by Diesel

Bugaboo by Diesel

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Bugaboo by Diesel

Bugaboo’s latest stroller is fashion, rebellion and function all in one. This army green and camo stroller is one of the coolest products to come out this season. All the sleek high fashion details which we are used to with Bugaboo strollers can be found in this collabo but this time.. little extras make this stroller stand out. It’s almost as if this stroller collabo is screaming, ” I’m going to do what I want”. And i love it!

Check out Bugaboo.com for all the deets!

 

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Strolling in Style with the Britax Affinity Stroller – Review + {Giveaway}

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So as you know narrowing down a stroller for your babe is a pretty daunting task. Don’t fret! I can help! I review strollers and baby gear for a living.. totally my world!

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Today we are discussing the Britax Affinity stroller… I have to say that of all the strollers we have in the garage right now.. and that’s about 8 brands… the Britax Affinity is Matt’s favorite. It’s portable, it’s easy to move around, it’s easy to travel with and it’s a smooth ride. Daddy approved you guys!

I was invited to the launch of the Britax Affinity stroller months ago and knew that this was a new fashionable direction for Britax. The Affinity is a higher price point than Britax’s other strollers, putting this in the luxury stroller market, this is noticeable from the first glance. The sleek, clean frame can be customized with 3 different frame colors and 6 color packs to choose. We choose the black frame with the deep blue color pack. I love this look.

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We’ve had this stroller all summer and it’s been our go to. We even took it on an airplane to florida. While it is heavier than an umbrella stroller, this was the perfect ride for Thomas. Our long days in florida out and about with our family… roaming the numerous outdoor malls was a bit exhausting for Little Man Thomas! This stroller and its soft padding and generous canopy and suspension wheels all made for a very cozy snooze. Also I have totally folded this stroller up while standing on the steps of the subway, put Thomas on my hip, diaper bag across my body and stroller on my other arm and walked up and down those steps. Totally fine. It’s not lightweight but it’s not heavy by any means.

So let’s get started with this stroller, There is so much to share, I’ll try to make it easy for you!

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  • The entire seat is rear or forward facing. Having a rear facing seat option when baby is in those first months is so essential to bonding. Thomas used to just look at me and laugh and smile the entire time I was strolling him around. Even these days, I put his rear facing when I’m trying to get him to nap.IMG_1091
  • Click n Go built-in adapter system works with BRITAX CHAPERONE and B-SAFE infant car seats and bassinet.But a travel system which is sold separately  can be used with most infant car seats.

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  • The back tires are air-filled pneumatic tires and the front have an adjustable suspension. So basically a pretty smooth ride.
  • A nice generous storage basket allows for storing whatever you need for the day.
  • The brakes are one of my favorite features. No more scuffing your shoes with this system. Just a tap of the foot either to stop or release the stroller works!
  • The adjustable footrest has been really great to give Thomas a comfy seat with no more dangling legs.

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  • The leather-like trim that goes across the handle bar and the bar which goes across the seat is a nice luxury touch which definitely stands out.

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  • There is a viewing flap on the canopy. Now I found this to be very small compared to other strollers with canopy flaps. Also the glare off the material is too much most times so you can’t really see your babe.
  • But a mesh zippered opening allows for lots of ventilation and has proven essential to us during our long days at the Bronx Zoo.

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  • Did I mention that the canopy is very generous, The babe is totally covered under there.
  • The fancy leather trim like handle bars move up and down and the handle articulates front to back to fit all heights. even shorties like me.
  • A 5 point seat harness, seat recline and roomy seat interior all make it a comfy cozy cocoon for the babe!
  • Also washing the insert is easy peasy!photo (53)

Alright so there ya have it. I like the Britax Affinity. I think it’s a ton of bang for your buck . It has fashion, function, comfort and longevity.

THERE’S MORE… If you are interested in purchasing this stroller I have the BEST deal for you!

Affinity Free Ride Promotion

Britax will be having its biggest promotion of the year Sept. 20-28 with the Affinity Free Ride Event.

o   An Affinity Base Frame (MSRP $599.99) and Affinity Color Pack (MSRP $99.99)

o   Or, an Affinity Stroller Bundle (stroller plus Color Pack) (MSRP $699.99)

And there’s EVEN MORE!! A Giveaway!!

So guess what! because i think this is a fab stroller… I get to give one away! YOU – the winner will get to pick your choice of frame and insert colors to customize it to fit your whims.

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To enter fill out the form below!!
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You can also get extra entries by regramming the giveaway image VIA instagram Once a day!  Follow me on Instagram to get the deets. TheNewYorkMom

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Armadillo Stroller REVIEW – Mama’s and Papa’s

I’ve been up to my strolling armpits with baby gear reviews over there at TTPM.

We have baby gear reviews busting at the seams and I would like to share some of my fave MUST HAVES with you here on my blog.

You should head over to TTPM ( AKA – Time To PLay Mag) for all and everything realted to play and baby.

I kinda LUUURVE the Mama’s and Papa’s Armadillo stroller. It functions as an all in one stroller and it’s pretty lightweight for lugging up subway stairs when no one helps you WITH a baby on a hip! From newborn to about 4-5 yrs this stroller will stay with you through the long haul.

Please swing by TTPM to fill all your baby gear needing ..needs!

*I work at TTPM and know waaay too much about toys and baby gear. No complaints!* 

 

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Gilt + Orbit Baby G3 Stroller

Last night I attended a swank event for GILT in midtown manhattan to celebrate the launch of the new Orbit Baby G3 stroller. Celebrity, Molly Sims was on hand to tell us all about her favorite features of the stroller.

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The Orbit Baby G3 stroller is available starting today at 12 pm ET at www.gilt.com/orbit . GILT members have the option to customize their own stroller by choosing different colors, seats and accessories or to select a full stroller customized by celebrity model, actress, and mom, Molly Sims.

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Orbit Baby G3 features include:
  • Unprecedented customization: the mixable G3 product line allows parents to choose from Orbit Baby’s state-of-the-art car seats, stroller seats, bassinets and storage options, as well as a range of colors.
  • Family-flexible: Orbit Baby’s upgradeable system can convert from a single stroller to a double, allows for the addition of Sidekick™ Stroller Boards for a triple solution, has more easy-to-access storage, and can dock all seat options straight from stroller to rocker base.
  • Back-saving convenience: The only travel system that allows you to dock and rotate both your infant and toddler car seat on the same car seat base and stroller base, with the back-saving convenience of Orbit Baby’s patented SmartHub™ technology.
  • Parenting made easier: The G3 features a 60-second car seat installation, a one-handed stroller fold, built-in cup holders, easily adjustable handlebars, and Orbit Baby’s ergonomic dock-and-rotate interface.
  • See the world in 360: The first stroller seat with 3DRotation™, which allows the seat to both rotate and recline in one fluid motion. 
  • Clean, green, and BFR-free: Orbit Baby’s car seats use orbitgreen™ fabrics 100% free of BFRs (Brominated Flame Retardants), and all G3 Orbit Baby seats use fabrics certified clean by Oeko-Tex®, ensuring they are easier on your baby’s skin.*

OB_G3_SunshadeFlower_FullHead on over to GILT to snag one of these for you and your babe!

* I was not compensated for this post nor have I tested the Orbit Baby G3. I have no opinion about the stroller just wanted to share the launch*

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Lil Helper – REVIEW

Sometimes I wish I had a clone… often times I find myself feeding Thom with one hand, snuggling Lily with the other and petting Jonah with my feet while folding laundry with my teeth… Ok the laundry part is not real because I don’t do laundry!

But really, parents… it’s a juggling act right.

So we need a little help every now and then.

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Have you every propped up your babies bottle while he’s feeding? I sometimes prop it with a blanket or a small stuffed animal just to have a free hand.

Lil Helper to the rescue!

Lil Helper is a BPA free baby bottle holder. Created by a multi-tasking Dad, Li’l helper was designed to complement a baby’s natural gripping instinct making it simple for them to grab on to.

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Thoms has really enjoyed using the Lil Helper. He loves the little rattle at the end and since he has JUST started grabbing onto things, he’s kinda loving holding onto his bottle. Almost proud!

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I don’t let him have it all the time because he is really young and I like to hold him while he feeds but when I’m cooking or playing with Lily and I have Thom nearby, I set his bottle on the Lil Helper and he is perfectly happy being with us and I have both hands free to play with Lily… or fold laundry..or eat.. or just be!

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The Lil Helper is also great while I stroll around the mall during this bitter bitter BITTAH cold few months in New York.

The silicone handles make gripping easy for Thoms little tiny hands and little rattles on the edges keep him entertained. You can toss this in your bag and use it at restaurants, parks, anywhere really. Just keep an eye on the kiddo at all times. We have a whole plethera of baby bottles all different sizes and they all fit in this contraption!

One big thing to note – Thom still spazzes out from time to time, his 4 month self doesn’t have full control over his limbs yet. The Lil helper is very light and we sometimes give it to him without the bottle just for him to grip and shake.. occasionally it bonks his head but no harm done. it’s so light that it doesn’t hurt him.

This is a parent MUST HAVE you guys. It really helps me multi task and it’s one of those… ‘why didn’t I think of that’ items. So glad this came by my desk to review!

* I was not paid for this post but was sent product for purposes of this review*

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My First Car – Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo

Yesterday I had lunch with the fab gals at GILT – The luxury online shopping site- and Bugaboo – the stroller peeps.

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This was for the launch of the new limited edition stroller My First Car Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo stroller. It’s exclusive to GILT BABY AND KIDS before it’s available anywhere else.

My First Car – Viktor & Rolf from Lernert & Sander on Vimeo.

Viktor&Rolf is Bugaboo’s latest fashion collaboration, following in the footsteps of Missoni, Marc Jacobs, Paul Frank, and Bas Kosters. Viktor&Rolf added signature car trademarks to their new Bugaboo Cameleon3 aptly named My First Car.

Matt and I are in the stroller market and it’s madness..MADNESS I tell ya!

A stroller is a small investment these days… a decision NOT to be taken lightly. We have about 3 brands we are deciding upon.

So yesterday I found a true contender for strollers. I mean this thing is pimped out to the max y’all! and this does not include all the additional accessories you can get for maximum stroller pimpage!

Some of the Features:

  • custom Bugaboo Footmuff
  • comes in a cool mono-color anodized grey chassis, with classic grey sports car-style fabric.
  • a faux leather canopy
  • hand-stitched handle bar
  • rotating carry handle
  • a cheeky custom-made license plate that reads ‘bb-Y-V&R’
  • and rear silver alloy wheels – It’s got RIMS!

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The stroller will be sold EXCLUSIVELY on GILT Baby & Kids  starting today August, 22 at NOON.  There are only a limited few being sold so get yours while you can.

The My First Car Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo, Bugaboo Footmuff, Bugaboo Snack Tray and Bugaboo Organizer will retail for a cool $1775 at Gilt Baby & Kids.

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I am finding a ton of stuff for the MOTO on Gilt Baby & Kids… I almost don’t want to tell you about it because so much of their stuff sells out so quick!

Gilt is a curated online shopping space. Rachel Jarrett – general manager Gilt Baby & Kids – and her fab team at GILT have already gone through the riff raff of stuff and curated their content to a select few. I love it! and it’s my obsession.

For more info about  GILT BABY & Kids or the faboosh My First Car – Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo Stroller go HERE NOW!!!! —-> GILT BABY & Kids

* I was not compensated for this post. Kinda digging this stroller and am obsessed with GILT and wanted to share! *

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