WINNER: PLATINUM FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN (COMPACT)
WHO: PHIL & TEDS GO
WHAT: The Phil & Teds Go Pushchair is an effortless and fuss-free buggy that delivers exceptional functionality in a neat package – at 5kg, the Go is one of the lightest, most compact, full seat buggies on the market.
WHY: Extremely lightweight and easy to carry this buggy makes travelling through the city and on public transport a breeze and the fact that it is super slim at only 44cm wide makes it great for moving up and down buses and trains.The Phil & Teds Go won rave reviews from all our judges from the word…go! Karen Beddow, Junior’s Travel writer said “Incredibly lightweight design” and Lisa Mehydene of shopping emporium Edit 58 said: “This is so light and easily to move around.” We definitely took into account the fact that both these judges have twins and that they know a thing or two about the merits of compact pushchairs.
WHERE: Phil & Teds
WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN (COMPACT)
WHO: UPPABABY MINU
WHAT: This new Minu is UPPAbaby’s is their most compact stroller yet, and offers modern conveniences in a compact, lightweight design. Weighing in at 6.5kg, the Minu is suitable from birth.
WHY: The lightweight design and all-wheel suspension ensures a smooth ride. With a one-handed compact fold and a convenient carry strap, the Minu is simple to use on the go as it folds small. It’s perfect for apartment living, public transport and travel. Junior Travel Writer Karen Beddow said “Love this design and it works incredibly well too.”
WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN (COMPACT)
WHO: TUTTI BAMBINI KOJI
WHAT: Koji isthe little yet large pushchair perfect for active parents who are always out and about. Lightweight and nimble the Koji perfect for city life suitable from birth.
WHY: The Koji features a lie flat seat which is suitable from birth, that can be used in street or parent facing modes. An optional carrycot is also available which is suitable for overnight sleeping. The one hand mechanism also allows you to fold it up with ease. Junior Editor Bonita Turner said: “As a parent you are looking for a comfortable pushchair that offers stability and practicality but still stylish. This is what the Koji is.”
WHERE: Tutti Bambini
WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN (COMPACT)
WHAT: A nippy stroller from the eagerly anticipated debut collection of Little Bird pushchairs by Jools Oliver for Mothercare incorporating her unique style, retro design values and signature rainbow stripe.
WHY: Although not as lightweight as some of the others buggies in the category, the Little Bird Roll is definitely a worthy winner. This lightweight stroller will brighten up every journey from birth to 3/4 years. The roll frame is easy to manoeuvre, with lockable front swivel wheels for a smooth ride across all terrains and a carry handle for easy transport. The padded seat has multiple recline positions and is finished in denim embroidered fabric and of course the iconic little bird rainbow stripe strap really stands out in the crowd. Junior Editor Bonita Turner said “Just what every Little Bird fan has been waiting for!”