Tag: wrap review

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…

Vaquero Wovens Gatsby Review

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I love Art Deco – I have an Art Deco dining room, and I used to collect Louis Icart prints. So I was thrilled to see Vaquero Wovens taking inspiration from the movement for its latest wrap design, aptly named…

Silver Lining Slings Bricolage Shiro Review

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“Bricolage” means a collection of diverse or different things. So it’s no surprise that Silver Lining Slings’ Bricolage pattern has a number of inspirations, from, as owner Sonia Parella says, everything from “Japanese patterns to Aztec motifs and Kilim rug…

Oscha Monk’s Belt Review

Confession: I never joined the Oscha madness. I remember when Oscha was The Hot New Company. Thebabywearer.com had a thread for swapping Oscha to Oscha only, because no way would someone trade their unicorn fuzz Oscha – and all Oschas…

Poe Wovens Norwich Review

Poe Wovens is back with its much-lauded Eaton Hill Collection: handwovens from the eponymous Vermont textile mill, which specializes in the reproduction of colonial-era fabric and dyes.  The wraps, then, build on traditional patterns and colors popular during those eras.…

C&C Review – Win It for Your Library!

The French often complain about English creeping into their language. And Americans famously butcher French words – think “croissant” and “au revoir.” So it’s no surprise that we’ve abbreviated the French wrap company Colimaçon et Cie to a simple C&C.…

Tekhni Aplos: Tale as Old as Time

Tekhni Wovens owner Alisa DeMarco has worked hard to make babywearing affordable. Arche has proven so successful that other companies have jumped on the budget bandwagon: both Poe Wovens and Vaquero have recently released similar pricing schemes. More budget options…

Tekhni Arche

First of all: It’s Ar-kay, people. Make sure you say it right in Phoenix. Didn’t know the International Babywearing Conference is in Phoenix this year? That’s good: it means you’re the target audience for Tekhni’s new budget line. Alisa DeMarco…