Baby clothes made of organic cotton and bamboo are all the rage. The lure of non-chemically treated clothes is hard to resist for some parents ... especially those with babies that suffer from skin sensitivities. But organic baby clothes can be expensive. These five brands were nominated as finalists in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards category of Most Affordable Organic Baby Clothes Line.
If you are a fan of the television series Mad Men, these layettes, bodysuits, leggings, and pants are just the thing for your little one. Made with 100% organic cotton, formaldehyde and chemical-free, Dwell Studio’s line of baby wear features irresistibly cute throw back geometric patterns with a modern flair. With prices ranging from $22–$34 (and lower current sales listed), it is hardly a splurge to clothe your babe in the softest cotton around.
For a full line of baby clothes ranging from bibs to velour suit jackets, Kate Quinn has your little one covered in plush, 100% organic cotton goodness. Launched back in 2005 on the heels of a successful Hollywood stylist career, Kate Quinn has crafted a handsome collection for your darling babe. Ranging from $14-$160 and sporting a natural color pallet of solids, patterns, and prints, you will find kimono and tuxedo bodysuits, cowl neck dresses, coats, leggings, baseball tees, washcloths, blankets, and pants. Be sure to check out Plum Bunny, her newest organic venture of knits and softer colors.
Kicky PantsFeaturing buttery soft 100% organic bamboo fabric, Kicky Pants Bamboo Basics are a favorite with celebrity Moms (Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry) for its eco-friendliness and natural antibacterial, antifungal and anti-static properties. As a family run, family-oriented business, the Cloke’s four children are constant inspiration. Pieces range in price from $19-$46 and are offered in bold earth tones with little embellishment and a lot of minimalist style.
Timeless designs, locally made, and 100% organic cotton made in the USA are Adooka Organics trademarks. Featured in several magazines, including Earnshaw’s, Kiwi, and Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Adooka Organics prides itself on being an eco-friendly company whose clothing is artfully tailored to make dressing wiggling little ones easier, while also adding adorable flairs for style. Ranging from $6 (on sale) to $43, you will find several styles of rompers, dresses, and pants in unique prints, stripes and patterns to delight your pocketbook and your inner green Mama.
With prices starting at $9 for 100% organic cotton and bamboo fabric, your wee babe will be surrounded in luxury. Boasting all natural color and content, Satsuma’s products are elegant, eco-friendly and “drape like silk; wash like cotton.” Featuring booties, hats (don’t miss the adorable roadster), mittens, bamboo velour jumpers and pants, as well as a fantastic ‘Hello Baby’ Bento Box of organic goodies, Satsuma Designs are a healthy and sustainable way to stretch your budget.