HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - We're all thrilled to welcome Tannya's little one. Christi Young, Senior Editor of Lei Chic, went shopping at some local baby boutiques for the latest gifts to scoop up for your next baby shower or your own little one.
Tying the Knot favor kitsM - $7, Shop Toast, 3434 Waialae Ave.
These do-it-yourself kits are the perfect way to dress up favors for baby or bridal showers, or just to jazz up little presents.
Read more about the kit on LeiChic.com or see more from Shop Toast online.
It's Mine personalized items - SoHa Living, Aloha Aina, Cottage by the Sea, Red Pineapple, Itsminebaby.com.
Local mom Kwan Lynne Mooney worked for years lawyer. But when she had three children, she decided to change her career. When she decided to add a little splash of color to her son's burp cloth, It's Mine was born. Now you can choose one of more than 20 chic fabric choices for adorably soft blankets, burp cloths, and onesies with personalized embroidery.
Visit It's Mine on its website.
The Vuli Family - Little Sprouts, 600 Kailua Rd. and various locations.
Sophie the Giraffe is all the rage done in soft-teethable rubber complete with a joyful squeak. But Sophie has an entire family made of the same baby-friendly materials; teething rings that can be tethered down when you're on the go (some are even vanilla scented), soft plush rattles, and even a friend Chan Pie Gnon the mushroom.
Find out more about Little Sprouts on its website.
Hawaiian print blankets and apparel - Kahala Kids, Kahala Mall
Kahala Kids private line has always offered families an aloha flare. But now, they've just brought in light, gauzy blankets perfect for swaddling in these hot summer months. And just out on the racks are Kahala Kids first maternity clothes - cute sundresses that would work even when you're not expecting.
Visit Kahala Kids at 4211 Waialae Ave., Kahala Mall.
Wee Wonder Dolls - Baby Awearness, Manoa Marketplace
Sometimes all the bells and whistles are nothing but distracting. Local mom Mitsuko Hayakawa handsews her dolls done in plush velour, stuffed with eco-friendly wool, and just the right size for little hands to grab on to. The cushy playthings are sturdy for teething and simply beautiful enough for growing imaginations. Make sure to check out the playful mermaid doll complete with tempting touchable hair.
Find out more about Baby Awearness on its website.
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