Zuzii Rethinks Kids’ Shoes

A family of designers creates American-made, high-quality shoe for tots—and will soon expand their sizing to adults

From fortune cookie booties to crochet loafers, baby shoes incite a lot of cooing and “aww”-ing—but these designs from LA-based Zuzii just might have you turning green with envy and wishing you were a few decades younger. The company is made up of industrial designer Ryan Campbell, her graphic designer sister Alex and their mom Nickie—who has quite a lot to teach her daughters about …

MeLuvKush

Baby blankets inspired by the traditional Indian godhri, a safe and comfortable way to securely hold newborns

The “godee” from MeLuvKush is a modern-day redesign of the traditional Indian godhri, used to snugly envelop newborns and purportedly prevent germs from spreading. This eases a parent’s concerns when giving the baby to others to hold, for those moments when you realize your aunt hasn’t washed her hands after petting the dog. Without any context, the brand’s name caused some titters at CH HQ, …

CH Gift Guide: Baby New Year

Prep for a precious little one with our list of infant-inspired presents

While September—a cheeky nine months after the year’s booziest holiday celebration—is indeed the most popular month for birthdays, we’re toasting to Baby New Year by adding a mélange of newborn-inspired items to the Cool Hunting Gift Guide. Whether you are soon to have one of your own, like CH contributor Fiona Killackey and the mastermind behind this discerning guide, or you’re planning early for the …