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Baby Cottons Sale - Baby and Children's Clothes 

Check in with us Mondays for our cute outfit pick of the week for your baby.  This week, check out Baby Cotton's sale online.  Baby Cottons, a NYC boutique specializing in the sale of luxurious Pima cotton for the softest children's and baby clothes.   

This adorable long slightly gathered sleeved shirt with ruffled cuffs and lace-edging in 100% Peruvian Pima cotton is on sale for $28.00, saving you $9 from it's original price. To complete the look, try it with these cool and relaxed baby jeans, lined fully with soft poplin and with embroidered flowers on the back pockets.  The elastic waste keeps your baby cozy and comfortable.  Jeans are on sale for $34.00, for an $11 savings off the original price.



"Pima cotton, Gossypium Barbadense, is the finest and most appreciated type of cotton in the world. The silky luster and extreme softness result from the ideal growing conditions in the northern coastal valleys of Peru, where it is cultivated. There, the rich soil soaks up just the right amount of moisture at a near perfect equatorial temperature. The harvesting of Peruvian Pima Cotton is done by hand, another important distinction, as the careful hand harvesting results in a brilliant white shade which takes beautifully to dyes.  Due to its fiber quality, Pima Cotton is one of the most competitive grades for export in Peru, supplying the most demanding prestigious textile trademarks globally. These characteristics of extraordinary fineness and smoothness, when in contact with the baby's skin, produce unique sensations of comfort and warmth."


The Best Couture and Designer Baby Halloween Costumes

So, technically this is my daughter's first Halloween since she was a November baby and I am on the hunt for a beautiful high quality Halloween costume for babies.  These are surprisingly difficult to come by.  I don't want to make the same mistake I made with my dog's Darth Vadar costume last year ordered for $15 with $20 quick shipping from an online pet halloween costume website.  I want the fabric to be posh and adorable.  So, having done my research, below is my list of the best quality designer Halloween costumes for babies and kids. 

1) Darling Devil Costume from Fairy Wonderful: The Tutu, Little Devilish Horn Hair Clips and Wings are just adorable and can be purchased from $36.00 - $50.95 depending on how old your little one is.  Fairy Wonderful makes stunning handmade Tutus suitable for any princess.  Independent Mom and business owner started Fairy Wonderful after giving birth at 28 weeks and wanting to stay home with her little one.  Support independent and fashion savvy designers by ordering your child's Halloween Costume today from Fairy Wonderful.


2) Monarch Butterfly Tutu Set sold with separate wings and antenna  headband, also from Fairy Wonderul.  Who wouldn't love this little butterfly Halloween costume.  And you can reuse the Tutu for her 1st birthday outfit.  For all three items, cost is approximately $42 for an 8" Tutu.  Can be purchased from Fairy Wonderful. 



 3)  Junior Astronaut Costume, sold by Petit Tresor.   It's never too early to start dreaming big, and your little one can happily crawl around dressed up like a NASA spaceman with NASA patches and footed legs for babies 6-12 months.  This designer astronaut costume is $34 and made custom upon your order. Buy it from Petit Tresor.


4)  Jr. Jockey Costume, sold by Petit Tresor.  We also love Petit Tresor's Jr. Jockey Costume with a jockey style silk top, pants, matching cap and realistic riding crop.  Take your baby to the polo club and show him off.  The Jockey costume sells for $54.


5) Sweet Pea Costume, sold by Pottery Barn Kids.  Say what you will about the commerciality of Pottery Barn, they make solid kids and baby gear and really nice quality Halloween Costumes.  This cute little Sweet Pea costume takes baby's comfort seriously and comes in a soft fleece fabric with jersey cotton lining with rubber soled booties with a pointed tip.  This costume can only be ordered online or via catalog.  Buy it here in time for Halloween for $34.00


Russian Style Hat for Baby

If you are due this winter, or are looking for a warm and snug hat for your little one that you can be sure will keep his or her noggin toasty, look no further than this faux mink Russian hat with ear flaps and ties underneath.  Available at Petit Tresor for $49.00, in chocolate, milk, or honey, the hat is sized so that it will last your 1-2 year old through 2 winter seasons.  It has 100% cotton lining on the inside.  You won't have to worry about whether your morning walk to Starbucks is freezing out your baby.  You can be sure that you will receive dozens of compliments on this little piece!