Best Children’s Lifestyle Retailer | Junior Design Awards 2018

The very best of Children's Lifestyle Retailers according to the Junior Design Awards 2018

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Best Children's Lifestyle Retailer | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: PLATINUM FOR BEST CHILDREN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER

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WHO: SCANDIBORN

WHAT: A family run, online lifestyle boutique bringing the very best of Scandinavian-inspired design to homes across the world.

WHY: Scandiborn is a truly beautiful website both in terms of design, ease of use and of course its beautifully curated selection of nordic inspired stock. Born out of the founders’ lifelong love of Scandinavian design, the pared back graphics and oh so beautiful homewares, toys, clothes and gifts are a true reflection of this and anyone with a strong visual eye and a love of function married to form should head here. Junior Editor Bonita Turner said. “If you’re looking for the latest in stunning design for babies and children, Scandiborn is a must stop shop.”

WHERE: Scandiborn

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WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER

WHO: MONKEY MCCOY

WHAT: A cleverly curated a collection of unique fashion, toys, gifts and stylish decor for children up to age 10

WHY: Our judges loved the sense of fun that is to be found at this kids lifestyle store that has a wonderfully upbeat edit and only stocks products that have been selected for quality longevity and ethical production values. JDA18 judge and top children’s fashion stylist Yvadney Davis said in her judge’s notes “Love the breadth of range. Super curated.”, while Junior’s Contributing Editor, Ellie Crompton said, “There are over 100 brands stocked on this website and I love every one of them!”

WHERE: MonkeyMcCoy

  

Best Children's Lifestyle Retailer | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER

WHO: DAISIES AND DINOSAURS

WHAT: A design led, modern decor, lifestyle and gift boutique curated for the modern family featuring contemporary nursery and playroom décor and toys as well as luxe newborn and baby shower gifts

WHY: Daisies and Dinosaurs’ incredibly strong edit and commitment to providing only the most eye pleasing products was really obvious to our judges who also loved the intentionally unisex appeal of many of the toys. Their exciting selection of interiors accessories and art was also commented on. JDA18 judge and founder of parenting app, Peanut Michelle Kennedy was particularly impressed and wrote “I love ALL of this. I wish it had existed when Fin was small.” 

WHERE: Daisies and Dinosaurs

  

Best Children's Lifestyle Retailer | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER

WHO: HEDGEHOG

WHAT: A treasure trove of lifestyle products curated by designer Teresa Roviras who set out to find classic toys and nursery items that are both utilitarian and beautiful with an emphasis on natural materials and a strong vintage feel.

WHY: Our judges loved this website which taps into the nostalgia of childhoods gone by while still remaining current and exciting to children of this generation. JDA18 judge and interiors guru Lisa Mehydene who founded Edit 58 said ” A beautiful online store stocking high quality, classic items that children love. I adore their ranges, particularly their dress up costumes which manage to be playful yet stylish. No polyester in sight!”

WHERE:  Hedgehog

Best Children's Lifestyle Retailer | Junior Design Awards 2018

WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST CHILDREN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER

WHO: BEYOND THE STORK

WHAT: A family lifestyle store featuring design led brands and products for the modern family who love the outdoors and mini adventures closer to home.

WHY: The original concept of this online store really caught our judges’ attention who loved the idea of a whole website dedicated to making mini adventures more fun and more practical. From traditional rounders bats to gorgeous PJ’s that you’d be proud to show off on a sleepover there are plenty of items that work for adventures indoors as well as out. Junior Editor Bonita Turner said  “I love the variety of stock on this site and there are loads of original gift ideas. I’m very keen on the muslin ponchos and the vintage games sets.”

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WHERE: Beyond the Stork