WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SLEEPWEAR COLLECTION (BABY/TODDLER)
WHAT: A British brand specialising in hand-made, ethically produced merino wool sleeping bags, pyjamas and clothes.
WHY: This range of super soft merino sleeping bags and pyjamas were congratulated by all our judges on their high quality, attention to detail and commitment to using ethically produced Merino wool. The clever use of pattern and options to mix, match and layer were also very appealing. “I Love the design and love that it’s all made from organic and breathable merino.” commented renowned Textile designer and JDA18 judge Donna Wilson.
WHERE: Superlove Merino
WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SLEEPWEAR COLLECTION (BABY/TODDLER)
WHAT: A New Zealand clothing company producing organic and ethically produced merino wool pyjamas that maximise comfort, style and free movement.
WHY: Our judges loved the fact that so much passion has gone into this brand which pledges to only use the best quality merino, which means finding the happiest healthiest sheep to supply it. With a strong ethical stance and three sons of their own to test drive their product, this family business has refined this wardrobe and sleepwear must to perfection. JDA18 Judge and founder of Pampelone clothing, Holly Anna Scarsella commented, “Gorgeous brand with gorgeous designs!”
WHERE: Roots & Wings
WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST CHILDREN’S SLEEPWEAR COLLECTION (BABY/TODDLER)
WHO: GRO ROMPER
WHAT: A one-piece sleepsuit to be worn in place of blankets or a duvet that helps little ones (and grown-ups) get a good night sleep no matter how much they wriggle.
WHY: “Lovely, practical and luxurious” said textiles designer and JDA18 judge Donna Wilson about this ingenious sleepsuit that keeps little ones cosy while still enabling full mobility. Holly Anna Scarsella from Pampelone, was already familiar with the brand and wrote in her notes, “I’m already a big fan of this company and think this is a really smart idea.”
WHERE: The Gro Company