Do you loathe shopping for your son in traditional stores because you simply don’t like him wearing various trucks, or other generic “boy” things plastered all over his clothing? These days, moms are shucking the traditional OshKosh overalls and opting for a different, more “hipster,” look for their boys. Read on to learn about our favorite small businesses for hipster apparel.
The Printed Palette is truly a diamond in the rough when it comes to business and apparel. It is owned and operated by a soon-to-be married couple, and their design approach is “taking simple shapes and blending them with vintage twists or thought-provoking words. Most of our designs are stemmed from being inspired in our everyday lives.”
Their products range from men and women’s clothing, to home goods, papers and accessories. We absolutely adore their clothing line because The Printed Palette makes sure that they use only water based inks free from harmful chemicals. Rather than being simply screen printed on the onesie, the inks are embedded into the fabric to create a high quality product in both look and feel.
Fun graphics such as this adorable fox onesie that says “bright eyed & bushy tailed” are half the fun of ordering a design from The Printed Palette. Pieces are sure to become a topic of conversation, whether it’s you wearing them, or your little “Captain Adorable.”
If you’re local in Southern California, feel free to check out their new brick & mortar shop in Carlsbad, California, and pop in to meet the owners personally. They put their heart and soul into their business, and it shines through in attitude, customer service, and quality.
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Jennifer Ann is the leader in personalized items, as well as being a full time working mom of one (with one on the way!). She carries items in her storeenvy shop that range from personalized leggings, blankets, loveys, headwraps, dresses, diaper covers and shorts, in sizes that range from birth to 4T. The sky is the limit for the personalization.
Does your child have a unique and individual way of spelling their name? No worries with ordering through Jennifer Ann. First and middle name combos are also available, as well as different fonts and colors. Non-personalized items are also adorable, and totally special with fun prints, and colors available.
The leggings from Jennifer Ann are made out of a polyester/spandex blend, and will not fade, shrink, or pill with wear, making these leggings an amazing keepsake for years to come for your son. All items are 100% handmade and shipped out of Texas.
Check out some more favorites available from Jennifer Ann:
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If you aren’t aware of this Instagram rooted business turned ABC Shark Tank global phenomenon, then you will adore learning about Freshly Picked. CEO Susan began making baby moccasins in 2009 when she was frustrated with the lack of well-designed baby shoes on the market at the time.
She found huge success selling her handmade moccs from her Instagram account, and then appeared last season on ABC’s Shark Tank, where she received an investment from one of the sharks, and the brand has continued to explode ever since. All moccs are made with impeccable quality and many celebrity children have been spotting sporting their Freshly Picked moccasins. We adore them because they feature an elastic top, so they will not fall off your child’s foot like most shoes out there. They are made out of 100% handcrafted leather, and come in a variety of fun colors, and patterns; you are sure to find one that matches your son’s unique style, whether it’s the “Prince George” color featured, or a fun camouflage print from their signature collection.
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Now that you’ve read all about our favorite small businesses featuring some amazing hipster baby clothing for boys, it’s time to put your kiddo in his carrier and venture out to the park; he’s sure to be the envy of the sandbox for his awesomely unique style, and there’s nothing better than being the “cool mom” on the playground.
Make sure you check out this post on another sweet clothing brand for your rockstar child: Add Some Punch To Your Child’s Wardrobe with Hiho Batik