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Moyo Wraps Testing

The Slovakian brand Moyo is mostly known as a carrier and babywearing clothes manufacturer (the review of their carriers is here and of the babywearing clothes here). Similarly to other carrier manufacturers they decided to make the carriers out of their own wraps, in four different designs so far. We had the opportunity to test two of them, Aloha and Village, just right after they were released. Quite understandably, Moyo, as a "carrier" brand does not tend to experiment with blends - all their wraps are universal all-cotton of medium weight. Their colours are very vivid, the patterns are distinctive patterns and generally very attractive, according to the general opinion of our fellow wearers from our local babywearing group. Aloha! on the Beach Composition: 100 % cotton Weight: 280 g/m² Size: 6 Front cross carry [...]

By |2020-01-21T17:19:19+01:00January 21st, 2020|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Moyo Wraps Testing

Sycha Slings Frogs Spring Sky

Composition: 100 % cotton Weight: 235 g/m² according to the manufacturer, 240 g/m² counted by us Size: 7 Strangle proof back cross carry To be honest, this was the first time I ever heard about the British Sycha Slings when testing this wrap, kindly provided by the FB "Nosíme a testujeme", i.e. "Babywearing and testing" group - hereby we want to thank them for the opportunity. I am getting a bit ahead of myself right in the beginning but I need to say this - although it is not super trooper extra wrap (well, in fact it is not even supposed to be a super trooper extra wrap, but about that later), Sycha brought me to my knees because of their story. I could start my "historic overview" as in case of most [...]

By |2020-01-04T15:27:49+01:00January 4th, 2020|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Sycha Slings Frogs Spring Sky

Kuukivi Bulik 2.0

Composition: 96 % cotton, 4 % sparkle Weight: 300 g/m² Size: 7 Russian Jordan's Carry Kuukivi, which translates from Finnish poetically as "moonstone", is a younger, cheaper and less fancy sibling of the Polish Loombera (well, at least I think so; there is no official website aside from the Facebook page and even Slingofest does not seem to know Kuukivi yet - I only assume that Kuukivi and Loombera are related because they are connected by the same person in charge, Aleksandra Glabus, and that they have shared fan groups on Facebook ;) ). Otherwise, Kuukivi is as mysterious as it own name. I tried to understand why Kuukivi is Aleksandra's separate project; i.e. that it is a "budget" brand for that part of the babywearing public who cannot afford a Loombera. However, I do not see [...]

By |2019-12-22T09:30:05+01:00December 21st, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Kuukivi Bulik 2.0

Loombera Slings Testing

Loombera, a Warsavian woven wrap brand with two cute bears in its logo, is one of the newest players on the Polish high-end babywearing field; it was founded only in 2018. Scandinavia-inspired design, elaborate and luxurious blends (Loombera is not afraid to use even five blends in one wrap or exquisite blends such as aloe), wraps released in extremely limited editions - all the ingredients that a good HE brand should have so that people are willing to pay for their goods and feel they are getting exactly what their money is worth. After all, I am one of those people - one gorgeous Loombera resides in our stack, too. It is the beautiful light-blue Skarpur Snjór (do not be overexcited, today is not the time for its review - the reason is quite simply; we have not have the time to take the photos with it, yet). By [...]

By |2019-12-21T23:08:51+01:00December 15th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Loombera Slings Testing

Sling Studio Bracken Fern Frost

Composition: 50 % schappe silk, 50 % cotton Weight: 250 g/m² Size: 6 Reinforced front wrap cross carry Not having a single article about such a famous brand as Sling Studio here, on our blog? Almost unforgivable. However, it does not mean that I never held a wrap from this manufacturer in my hand before - on the contrary, it has been quite a long time since I had the first opportunity to try and tie a Sling Studio - well, just as you can see in these photos that were obviously taken quite some time ago. To be clear, this review was written almost a year and a half ago but it had to wait for the photos for such a long time. Yes, that is what takes me so long usually; I am undeniably a kind of a graphomaniac [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:54:29+01:00December 4th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Sling Studio Bracken Fern Frost

Monami Slings Tulipannah Fuchsia

Composition: 100 % combed cotton Weight: 270 g/m² Size: 6 Double hammock, freshwater finish These fuchsia tulips were the second wrap from the Polish brand Monami (not that much well-known in the Czech Republic) I tested. I tried the blue tulips (in slightly different design) a year and a bit ago, of the same composition and weight - the only thing that changed is that my wearie is substantially bigger and heavier. I quite liked the blue tulips (someone in Monami must really love this flower!); in short - a modest all-cotton wrap with not that much exciting properties that could be okay for modest wearers. By that time, I thought it was nothing I could wear a 15kg toddler in comfortably and my opinion did not change in case of the pink wrap, either. I would not be my "go [...]

By |2019-11-11T07:53:05+01:00November 11th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Monami Slings Tulipannah Fuchsia

Weird Slings Donut Worry in the Space

Composition: 100 % cotton Weight: 290 g/m² according to the manufacturer, 383 g/m² counted by us Size: long 6 (497 cm measured by us) Russian Jordan's carry I have already encountered Weird Slings before - this June I had the opportunity to test the friendly Frenchies with bamboo. I though it was a pleasant mini-baby wrap but I did not find it very supportive - one of those you love because of its design but otherwise, hmmm, it is kinda okay but nothing I would tell stories to my grandkids about... The bulldogs were one of the first Weird Slings' designs and releases ever - if I am not mistaken, they were the first release after the (already almost forgotten) moths (which are, by the way, in the brand's logo). Afterwards, Weird Slings began to profile towards the comic book type [...]

By |2019-11-11T00:13:14+01:00November 10th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Weird Slings Donut Worry in the Space

ROAR Wraps Mega-review

ROAR, i.e. the middle one from the woven wrap children of Maciej Aleksandrowicz, is our old acquaintance - I have already written several reviews of these brand's wraps (for example a review of the three wraps in this article: https://vhadru.cz/en/roar-hug-noir-neon-gorki-lamour-sailors-sun-wrap-review/). From their first release in March 2018, I have tried a lot of these "fun and playful" wraps - this review is just a hint of the amount of the wraps I had the opportunity to tie during this year. If there is something I can say without any hesitation about ROAR generally - the wraps certainly develop and move forward. They are not the somewhat uniform, ordinary and a kind of boring all-cotton pieces (although you can find a few blended ones, too) with the only difference between them being their pattern. The first and the second "generation" of ROAR were quite pleasant cotton wraps, but certainly anything [...]

By |2019-10-20T08:59:41+01:00October 19th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on ROAR Wraps Mega-review

Natibaby Parrots, Starry Night Blue and Swallows

The Polish brand Natibaby is not here for the first time, not even second or third time. This time we have triple review for you - two all-cotton wraps and a blended one with linen. Hereby we want to thank for the opportunity to test these wraps our dear fellow babywearers from our regional babywearing group in case of the Parrots and Starry Night and the Facebook group Nosíme děti (i.e. We wear our babies) in case of Swallows. Natibaby Parrots Composition: 100 % cotton Weight: 344 g/m² Size: 7 Front wrap cross carry (reinforced) I realized one thing during this testing - Natibaby wraps are obviously long - like VERY long, so long that they are actually one size longer than than indicated by the manufacturer. The was supposed to be a size 6 and it turned [...]

By |2019-09-04T01:04:23+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on Natibaby Parrots, Starry Night Blue and Swallows

ElirilE Wraps Megatesting

Elirileis one of those brands that are as mysterious as the dark side of the Moon. I noticed it over a year ago in Brno at a babywearing festival – I knew it was a Slovakian brand and it did not take much browsing to find out that its founder is Lucia Metelková, doctor and mother of two, either. But the crucial information I wanted to know so bad – what the tongue-breaking „Elirile“ means – is nowhere to be found. This time I have review of 8 wraps for you – I must say that this June was the most exhausting month as to the testing I have experienced so far. Yes, Elirile, Rischino megapacket, GoBimbi – all of it at the same time while the little one already has her moments when she does not want to hop into a wrap at any condition. Phew. However, we [...]

By |2019-08-06T00:03:26+01:00August 5th, 2019|Wrap Reviews|Comments Off on ElirilE Wraps Megatesting
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