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Definition: A layette is commonly given as a baby gift upon the birth of a newborn. The official definition of a layette is, "an outfit of clothing, bedding, etc. for a newborn baby."

Found in all major department stores and many boutique baby shops, a layette set is often sold as a prepackaged set containing things such as a blanket, pajamas, booties, onesies, and a cap.

However, you are not limited to just these items, and can feel free to include bedding, bag sleepers, or other newborn essentials. If you want to put something super special together, spend a little extra time and create a customized luxury layette, specific to the family that is expecting.

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