WINNER: PLATINUM FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN
WHAT: The newest edition to the Bugaboo family is the Fox – taking its philosophy of designing and engineering long-lasting pushchairs to a completely new level.
WHY: The Bugaboo Fox offers the most stable ride on all surfaces thanks to its new advanced all-wheel suspension. It’s strong and sturdy, yet ultralight and compact and as with all Bugaboo strollers is designed to last. Our judges were quick to notice all these details. Renowned Designer Donna Wilson said “Felt really nice to drive, strong and sturdy but not too heavy.” Scandi Mini founder Gabrielle Spang added: “The original design buggy – love the style.” and new mum and founder of Dress Like A Mum Zoe de Pass said “Simply a great buggy.” We most definitely agree. Well done Bugaboo on scooping Platinum!
WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN
WHAT: The Nano Duo by Mountain Buggy is an incredibly lightweight side-by-side stroller for two children, twins or siblings.
WHY: The Nano Duo delivers the perfect solution for city dwelling parents when storage is at a premium and pushing two children needs to be effortless. Featuring an ultra compact fold, extra roomy seats and outstanding kerb pop – it has been cleverly engineered to offer perfect weight distribution to allow the user to easily ‘pop’ the front wheel up kerbs and other obstacles. Gemma Metcalfe-Beckers (founder of The Mutha.Hood) said “I love this buggy, I love how compact it is and that the canopies can remain when you have the bassinet in place. The fold mechanism is incredibly helpful when juggling life with two children.” and Dress Like A Mum founder Zoe de Pass said: “There has been a gap in the market for this for ages – good work”
WHERE: Mountain Buggy
WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN
WHAT: The Quail stroller from the much loved Egg brand is a luxurious, compact, functional and yet, incredibly stylish buggy option for today’s modern parent.
WHY: The Quail is suitable for use from birth up to 22kg in weight, can be used in both parent and forward facing modes and boasts the top quality feel you would expect from Egg. The Quail can be easily transformed into a full travel system with the addition of the Quail carrycot. Our judges were unanimous in their praise. Gabrielle Spang from Scandi Mini said: “Love this pushchair – the handle is so sturdy and it is easy to push around.” Dress Like A Mum founder Zoe de Pass added “I like how compact this is. Looks good too!” and Gemma Metcalfe-Beckers (founder of The Mutha.Hood) summarised by saying “Great lightweight buggy. I love the break mechanism isn’t a kick up to release and that the handle height is a twist mechanism.”
WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST PUSHCHAIR DESIGN
WHAT: The Special Edition Pioneer Timeless by Silver Cross is a contemporary pram system that is robust, practical and extremely stylish.
WHY: A much-loved heritage brand, Silver Cross is renowned for designing beautiful and innovative baby products, that display the highest levels of craftsmanship with the closest attention paid to every last detail. This Special Edition Pioneer Timeless is Silver Cross at it’s very best: quality, tradition and luxury. Dress Like A Mum founder Zoe de Pass said “Good quality, feels solid, an investment buy”
WHERE: Silver Cross, Harrods