This week I went to a friend’s baby shower – it was the very first one I’d been to and it didn’t disappoint. Held in a pub in Hackney, her brother and sister-in-law made bunting using photos of the mum-to-be as a child and there were beautiful white flowers from Columbia Road flower market in vintage glass bottles all over the place. We did a fun quiz and wrote advice for the soon-to-be-parents on luggage tags, placing them in a giant glass jar, for them to read at a future date. But most of all we drank beer and cider and chatted to friends.
What really impressed me were the presents my friend received – a series of very stylish gifts from vintage French bibs to REN products and from champers to a cashmere baby hat with rabbit ears.
While I was looking around for baby shower gifts to buy my friend, I found so many beautiful presents from some of my favourite retail websites and I thought I’d share some here. To me, the perfect baby shower gift should be a mix of practical and indulgent… tell me what you think of this selection.
1. Färg&Form Grey Cloud Changing Mat and Färg&Form Grey Cloud Zipper Pouch from The Pippa And Ike Show 2. Cloud Baby Crib Mobile from Little Nest Box 3. Seventy Tree Circus Ellie Print from Cissy Wears 4. Ferm Living raindrop cushion from Kidsen 5. Little Fine Day Gran Blanket from The Modern Baby 6. Corby Tindersticks bib from Cissy Wears 7. Love Boo Congratulations Mummy Kit from Love Boo 8. Petit Collage Garlands from Cissy Wears 9. Noodoll Ricetache plush toy from Burp Boutique 10. Sugarjack Hannah changing bag.