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The problem with childrens clothes are more than pink & blue

The problem with childrens clothes are more than pink & blue

I will let you in to a secret, when I first began Boofy I didn't think too much about children's clothing with a political slant, I wasn't actually aware that there was a political slant to children's clothing. My overwhelming feeling for the High street was simply that what they offered was boring and repetitive. It wasn't until I began writing my first copy for the first run of stock that I realised my own discomfort towards childrens retailing.

A day in the life of running an online childrens clothing shop

A day in the life of running an online childrens clothing shop

Working for yourself, the days go by really quickly compared to sitting in somebody elses office. I've summarised an average day in the life of a small business owner in the UK! Boofy baby and childrens clothes was just a twinkle in my eye two years ago, but now here it is- consuming my whole life! (almost)
Why does Boofy not organise children's clothes into baby 'boys' and 'girls'?

Why does Boofy not organise children's clothes into baby 'boys' and 'girls'?

Separating stock into 'boys and girls' did not come up in any part of the process of building Boofy. In fact, it would have been difficult to assign designs as boys and some designs as girls than to leave all stock together to begin with. For example, where would the dinosaur covered dress go? Where would the cream ruffle sailor romper go? Do boys or girls like fluffy teddy bear jackets more?
When to buy clothes for a new baby?

When to buy clothes for a new baby?

The question of when to first buy clothes for a newborn baby crosses the mind of every mum-to-be and poses something of a superstition filled dilemma. Generally, most new parents decide to wait a while before making a purchase and make the leap once they have had their first scan and feel that they are in the 'safe' period.
What is the Baby Mop ?

What is the Baby Mop ?

We are delighted to be selling The Baby Mop in Red & Cream colour and Blue & Orange colour. The Baby Mop is in stock in size 9-12 Months a...
Reasons NOT to buy from Boofy

Reasons NOT to buy from Boofy

Adorable, affordable - Boofy is the new kid on the block in children's retail and you seem to love the bright, quirky designs that the website has....
That thing I want is sold out

That thing I want is sold out

A wise person once said that there is no shorter  horror story than 'sold out', and I would have to agree. Whether it be concert tickets, the new H...
Clothes that grow with your child

Clothes that grow with your child

Waste not want not is the motto of my grandmother, and there is something seemingly wasteful about the amount of clothes that children grow throu...
Gender Prediction Kits: Silly or Science?

Gender Prediction Kits: Silly or Science?

Whether you just cannot wait for the 21 week scan or in the scan you'd wanted a surprise, but now the anticipation is driving you mad. Amazon might...
Why is Pink for Girls and Blue for Boys?

Why is Pink for Girls and Blue for Boys?

Ladies' Home Journal article in June 1918 said, "The generally accepted rule is pink for the boys, and blue for the girls. The reason is that pink,...
How to get a free Fairytale book with your order

How to get a free Fairytale book with your order

  I'm going to let you in on a secret. We have a new promotion beginning on Friday that we wanted to let our blog readers know first so that you c...
Can my baby learn a second language?

Can my baby learn a second language?

It's something that we all probably wish that our own parents could have invested into us, language classes, the gift of being bilingual and the se...