When my first daughter was born, my Mum gave her the softest, warmest pair of little cream-coloured leggings. They weren’t cheap but lasted most of her first year and went on to be worn by my second daughter. They were made from Australian merino wool and that was my first encounter with the wonderful fibre that makes these beautiful products.
Little Bonbon is a brand new Australian company designing gorgeous 100 per cent superfine Aussie merino wool baby items. Choose from a selection of soft and silky blankets, onesies, sleepwear and the cutest beanies.
What’s great about merino wool is that not only is it toasty warm in winter, the oh-so natural fibre is great for keeping baby cool in the hot days of summer too. You do need to take care when you wash it but I found it doesn’t need washing nearly as often as cotton – simply air your merino wool garment or blanket regularly in the sun.
With prices starting at $12.95 for a beanie, short-sleeved onesies at $27.95 and blankets at $46.95, these are really reasonable. Tempted? Check out Little Bonbon’s website for full details.