Fair trade, handmade children’s knitwear from Miou

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Got a winter baby on the way? Here’s some seriously stunning handmade goodness to add to your stockpile of newborn clothing. All fair trade, and all amazing.

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Vintage knits have made an almighty comeback, and with just cause – they’re adorable. A throwback to simple clothing, made well. Miou – created by French native Christine Dubin (who now lives in Canada), is all about creating quality children’s clothing and accessories with a vintage twist.

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Not only is the range gorgeous, but Miou works with women in developing countries in a fair trade partnership. Miou says its mission is to create children’s clothing using practices and products that don’t negatively impact the environment, or the women who create it.

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The range includes hand knitted and crocheted pieces, made from alpaca fibre or cotton. The alpaca babies collection includes dresses for CAD$99 and beautifully detailed bonnets for CAD$42.

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The cotton boys’ collection is a real departure from the usual knits, with sleeveless sweaters CAD$64 and and cool crochets hats for CAD$32. Shipping to Australia is available, and the cost depends on the size of the order.

 

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