Design

  1. What's the Haps Wednesday: In da Clubhouse!

    After a busy day of school or a weekend outing, every kid needs a space to chill. Whether that place is a nook in the bedroom or an entirely decked out den, cool toys and comfy decor will help any parent create the ultimate place for their offspring to relax, play or maybe even study.

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  2. Dazzling Decor: Superior Interiors - Part Duex

    Sack me_donut bed_CMYKNothing humdrum in these Babesta inspired bedrooms. Boost your toddlers comfort and cool quotient with sleep solutions from beloved Oeuf and yummy newbie pick Sack Me.Oeuf River twin_CMYKLatest from Brooklyn-based design company, Oeuf,  is the River twin bed. Pulling double duty, the space saving gem is built for a city lifestyle, with all the features an urbanite would need. The end of the bed is designed with a shelf, functioning as storage for books or stuffed animals. Option #2: Use it as seating while putting on shoes and
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  3. Lofty Digs Highlighted Throughout TriBeCa

    [caption id="attachment_4211" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Photos courtesy of Friends of Duane Park. Photos courtesy of Friends of Duane Park.[/caption] Friends of Duane Park in conjunction with Friends of Bogardus Garden hosted their annual Inside TriBeCa Loft Tour featuring deluxe residential spaces and for the first time a commercial loft joined the bunch. Being a first-timer I was not quite sure what to expect but the tour provided as much insight into prime real estate as it did a tour of the TriBeCa 'hood. Being a self-guided tour participants could view the 8 units at their leisure and linger for as long as they wanted between 1-5pm on a gorgeous albeit chilly Sunday afternoon. Deciding to hit the tour in the planned route, we explored

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  4. Spiffy Miffy: Celebrating 60 Years of the Beloved Bunny

    Miffy, the cherished girl bunny, has been delighting children since her inception in 1955. This year we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the beloved character. Miffy officially became 60 years young on Sunday, June 21st, and premiered her movie in London’s West End. The beloved bunny, however, deserves more than just one day, why not a parade? The Miffy Art Parade has no less than 60 statues designed in the bunny’s honor by esteemed artists and will be touring worldwide. Throughout Japan and Holland, where Dick Bruna created Miffy, more than half a decade ago, the statues are on display to delight Miffy fans. Since March, one by one, a new Miffy doll has been revealed. The final statue shown, designed by Marte Röling of Holland, (Miffy’s birth place), is all in gold.miffy xl Another Miffy favorite was designed by two New York based artists Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin using florals, Drew Barrymore and Lara Stone (a Holland model) for an inspirational mashup. While some statues have replicas for you to snatch up, the original statues will be auctioned off for UNICEF after the tour is completed this October. Happy Birthday Miffy! m
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  5. MOVE! - Art & Fashion Extravaganza

    move!MOVE! into October with fabulous fashion & art courtesy of the new downtown mall, Battery Park City's own, Brookfield Place. Home to luxury staples DVF, Burberry, Vince, Scoop & Babesta, who will all participate in the interactive MOVE! experience. Kicking off Friday, October 2nd, at 12pm the event will last all weekend pairing designers and artists.Talk about a true selfie, "Pose", matches Diane Von Furstenberg and Ryan McNamara creating an original wrap-dress donning you! McNamara's art has been displayed in local museums such as the Whitney and MoMa. Playing with gender, "Crossover" plays with the transformation of females to males and vice-versa with a little help from Cos Bar featuring Yves Saint Laurent Beauty products and artist James Kaliardos. To earn a special (yummy) treat, Le District is taking "singing for your supper" up a notch. Learn a choreographed dance from artist Elana Langer in "Dance Deal" and a pastry snack will be yours.Babesta will be celebrating the event
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  6. Walk This Way :Akid & MiniMode Sneaker Launch at Babesta

    akid minimode edited Babesta shoe brand best-seller, Akid, is teaming up with chicest spot on the web for stylish moms, MiniMode. Babesta at Brookfield Place is hosting "Walk This Way," the Akid & MiniMode collaboration with a little get together September 30th! Wine, cupcakes, an awesome photo booth and lots of fun will help celebrate a new super cool sneaker launch! Akid's collection is already full of the flyest footwear this season; from Axel Lip sneakers to Jasper Metallic boots and of course classic Black Knight Snake sneakers. Created by Maria Benetos and Colleen Crivello, MiniMode, has become the destination for savvy moms (& moms-to-be) who know how to keep their fashion edge.
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  7. Insta-Infant Influencers: Meet @badboi_vivi

    Rocking so many of Babesta's favorite brands including Mini Rodini and Bobo Choses, with the effortless style only a 1-year old can pull off, we have to introduce you to an Itsy Bitsy Instagrammer. Meet super-fly Vida (aka BadBoi_Vivi), a fashion influencer to watch in today's world of younger and younger style stars. Handle: @badboi_viviAge: 1 yearHometown: LAFave Fashion: vintage Levi's jean jacketMust Visit: Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasadena (A.K.A. Baby Coachella)Follows: @tinykaper, @momcrushmondayVida 1_CMYKLittle Vida is looking forward to seamlessly transitioning his layette from summer to fall. "I can't wait for layers! Lots

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  8. Perfect Pairing: Aden + Anais Exclusive Collab with Babesta

    pizza and pretzel set up An exclusive launch of the Aden + Anais + Babesta collection, especially crafted for a NYC city infant, is days away. The swaddle masterminds behind adorable and organic infant gear from crib sheets to baby wraps will launch their handpicked new assemblage featuring NYC staples from poppy yellow taxis to street cart snacks. Celebrate your newbie’s urban adventure with the gender neutral muslin goodies. Little ones from any borough will enjoy snuggling up in these city selection (perfect for gifting).dream blanket_CMYKCrib sheets in Pretzel/Hotdog 23871, $30, or Taxi 23870, $30; Burpy bibs two-pack, 23872, $22; Dream blanket (reversible, one pattern on each side), 23873, $50. Sleeping bag in both patterns, S/M/L, 23879, $
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  9. Rock out Your Nursery!

    Does your nursery rock? We're mad about these standouts for baby and kids rooms. Give your crib some pizzazz with the coolest furniture and decor for kids.

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  10. Jungle Room by Dwell Studio

    dwell studio jungle print sheets furniture babesta modern furniture kids nurseryElvis isn’t the only one with a jungle room. This fanciful bedding by DwellStudio, featuring animals galore in a fitted sheet and bumper, can transform your New York nursery into a safari adventure!  The “wild” pattern also finds its way onto sleep sacks, play blankets and more.  The exotic animals will feel right at home in your home, especially if accessorized with a Mid-Century crib, changing table and bookshelf also courtesy of the style setters at Dwell
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