The Rules of #TheArtiParty

The Rules of #TheArtiParty
It’s Vogue Online Shopping Night again so around comes another Artipoppe #TheArtiParty. Whilst it’s a social media marketing exercise it also has the potential for great fun. After all, why should wraps just be worn for children? Add the fact that it’s also aimed at pretty exhausted (mostly) women, it provides an opportunity for some ...

The Guilty Feminist

The Guilty Feminist
There’s been a lot going on in the babywearing world about female body image over the last week or so. The controversial Artipoppe post about shaming mothers who choose to work out and the discipline that requires left the majority cold. I shan’t go into the many arguments; principally fat shaming, power imbalances, the way ...

Reviews in brief – Lawilde Elliott Verdigris and Artipoppe Original Leopard

Reviews in brief – Lawilde Elliott Verdigris and Artipoppe Original Leopard
It’s been ages since I wrote some reviews in brief but I’m lucky to have a lot of visitors pass through my hands and it’s a shame to not make some “tasting notes” of them. Lawilde Verdigris Elliott It’s been a long time since I got my hands on a Lawilde. I had shied away ...

Artipoppe – W Black Pearl and W Love – Review

Artipoppe - W Black Pearl and W Love - Review
I have been meaning to write a review of Artipoppe’s W Black Pearl for some time and then I had the opportunity to buy its ‘sister’ wrap. Now the time feels right and to review them together. The wraps Black Pearl I shall start with W Black Pearl, the second of the two W’s to ...

Voronoi Scandium, Tweed Amalia, Silver Ghost – reviews in brief

Voronoi Scandium, Tweed Amalia, Silver Ghost - reviews in brief
I have become something I never thought I would be; a bit of a churner when it comes to my stash. There is a great sense that I’m on limited time for carrying and with so many beautiful wraps out there to be tried, I’m a regular friend of the post lady as packages fly ...

I’ll babywear and I just don’t care

I'll babywear and I just don't care
  I have a serious case of the “sod-its” People say getting into high end babywearing is like going down a rabbit hole. For me it sings to all that I adore, beautiful fabrics, design, texture and holding my children closely.  I am unapologetic in my reverie of this hobby. Nay, obsession. Granted, a year ...

Artipoppe – Two Birds Romjul – Review

Artipoppe - Two Birds Romjul - Review
Artipoppe Artipoppe is a Netherlands based high end machine woven wrap company who have been around for a couple of short years. In that time the company, through its use of distinctive designs and unusual blends, has taken the wrapping market by storm. The incredibly small “wrap lab” releases are highly sought after and attract ...

The 30 Day Wrap Challenge 1

The 30 Day Wrap Challenge
   I started carrying my eldest within weeks of her being born as prams are a bit of a bind on these steep hills with their narrow pavements. I stopped carrying her at the age of two years and nine months: a week before I gave birth to Smallest. I had dabbled very briefly with ...

Artipoppe – Two Birds Havana – Review

Artipoppe - Two Birds Havana - Review
Artipoppe Artipoppe is a Netherlands based high end machine woven wrap company who have been around for a couple of short years. In that time the company, through its use of distinctive designs and unusual blends, has taken the wrapping market by storm. The incredibly small “wrap lab” releases are highly sought after and attract ...