Category: wrapping

The I Word

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Didymos finally up and did what they’ve known for ages they needed to do: changed the name of their popular i*dio weave to something less offensive. In this case, they’ve chosen “prima” meaning first, since the prima design was one…

Wrapsody DuO Review

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I was lucky enough to get my hands on not one, but TWO Wrapsody DuO wraps this summer. Made of lightweight swimsuit material, this wrap is meant for both small babies and, primarily, for use in the water. I have…

Chrysalis Shmetterling Review

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LaLu Wovens contacted me to review one of their wraps, and ended up mailing me a mouthful: Chrysalis Shmetterling. That long German word means butterfly, so it’s fair to say that this gorgeous gray wrap is the crown of their Chrysalis…

Diva Milano is #sorrynotsorry

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On Sunday, Diva Milano released a statement about the plagiarism controversy. It appeared on their Facebook page, where it’s garnered over 345 comments, most of them negative. It’s one of the most #sorrynotsorry statements I’ve seen from a wrap company…

Diva Did A Bad, Bad Thing

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On January 20th, Italian wrap company Diva Milano used Facebook to debut their new line of budget wraps. Diva Essenza 100% cotton twill wraps retail at 77 Euro – about 83 USD. Diva went bare-bones simple with these, and wove…

Poe Spangled Review and Giveaway

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I’ve tried several tencel wraps now. I’ve found most of them diggy; though they were soft, they wore like linen and didn’t have anything you could call cush. Then I tried Poe Woven’s Spangled with tencel. Spangled Glory is Poe’s…

BB-SLEN Rocks My World

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The wrap company Babylonia used to be on the top of the heap. Back in the dark ages, when I started wrapping, my babywearing leader recommended BB-SLENs, and the company’s Turkish Delight colorway was fiendishly HTF and HSA. BB-SLEN was…

Bijou Wear High Plains Review

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Newcomer Bijou Wear is testing out some brand-new fibers this summer with their mid-range ($165 for a size 6) High Plains Windmills. The wrap uses eco2cotton, a trademarked brand of recycled cotton. It works like this: fibers and clippings are…