My Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

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Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

It’s been 6 or 7 years now as my time as an influencer and I’ve been exposed to so many different brands which I am SO grateful for. Over the last few years, I started noticing that I wasn’t AS excited about big fancy brands or Louboutin shoes or anything … I mean, at one point I was really into the big brands but it didn’t feel AS good on the inside for me. I would get the most excited when small brands would reach out and send me their beautifully made items!!

Not only could I tell that their products were made with SO MUCH love and attention but their values also aligned with mine. Their products were also such amazing quality and for those reasons alone, it made me REALLY want to support them!! These little local mom and pop shops work so hard and put everything on the line to build something for themselves and I TOTALLY appreciate and respect all of the hustle they put into it!!

Over the last couple of years, I’ve discovered that things last longer when they’re made with LOVE. I’ve also been super lucky to have developed some really great relationships with quite a few small local companies and I’ve also been able to watch some of them really take off and grow which is so amazing to see!!

Now, before I dig in and share some of my fave Canadian baby brands with you, I should mention a couple of things. First off, no, this isn’t a post about politics … I know there’s a lot of stuff in the media lately and I have A LOT of amazing friends and partnerships in the States, I just wanted to share this blog as I thought it would be a great way to highlight some incredible local brands!

Secondly, the list that I’m about to share with you is ONGOING … it continues to grow on a regular basis and there’s probably a ton I haven’t mentioned below but I will try to keep adding to this as time goes on.

For now, here are a handful of my favourite tried, tested and true Canadian baby brands … in no particular order!!

KEWE Clothing

When Leo was little you could almost always find him in something from Kewe Clothing!! Our faves were the milk and cookies leggings!! You can view more of our faves, here!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Bambi & Birdie

Bambie and Birdie carry the comfiest PJ’s for not only little ones but for adults as well!! They’re a hit not only in our household, but Tori’ too!! The boys are wearing the grey and white stripe classic set below and we also rocked the lemon set at our annual girls weekend this July!!

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OLE Designs

OLE Designs has the cutest little gear and is dedicated to only using natural fabric in the creation of their apparel. This little penguin sweater is one of our faves!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Surfing Ninjas

Surfing Ninjas was imagined and designed by a mama watching the adventures and excitement of her two little “ninjas” … LOVE that!! She has everything from rompers, to pants, to dresses, etc!

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ROWE Kids

The owner of ROWE Kids is a mama of two from Calgary!! Our favourite item (which Leo JUST got!) is the ZOMPER!! It’s a hooded romper with an ankle to ankle zip, making diaper changes super simple, with no need to strip your little one down! It’s made with super soft bamboo/cotton stretch fleece!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

North Kinder

North Kinder is designed by a mother of two in Edmonton and manufactured in BC!! All of North Kinder’s products are made from bamboo so they’re crazy soft!! Leo wears his little joggers from North Kinder all the time!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Whistle & Flute

We’ve always been a fan of Whistle & Flute clothing, it’s so adorable and soft plus we love their cute graphics! I also recently got a sneak peek of their new Fall line and I’m so obsessed with it! Already have a few items picked out!! LOL! I can’t wait to share what we have picked out for Leo!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Beluga Baby

I absolutely LOVED carrying Leo around in the Beluga Baby wrap when he was little. There’s nothing like walking around HANDS-FREE when you have a babe!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Jax & Lennon

Jax & Lennon make all of their clothing out of bamboo!! As mentioned on their website, Bamboo is an incredibly sustainable resource. It uses no pesticides, requires very little irrigation & regenerates very quickly!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Maude Kids Decor

Maude Kids Decor is a company based out of Victoria BC who specializes in modern, Scandinavian and really minimal and modern children’s decor!! We LOVE this cute little Bambi chair and yes, that’s faux fur!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Numpfer

Numpfer has the most amazing swaddles and face cloths!! They are crazy soft and so cute!!

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Wooly Doodle

Wooly Doodle makes the SOFTEST clothing (for babes AND adults) around!! She is a mama of one and has an incredible story of how she grew her business, check it out here!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Minna

Minna is a one-stop shop where you can find beautiful clothing, accessories, items for the home (baby and mama related) and it all ships from here in Canada!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

When We Wear Young

When We Wear Young is an online clothing store that focuses on gender-neutral basics (so they can easily become hand-me-downs) and organic pieces that are both stylish and simple for ages 0-6!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Nooks Design

Nooks Design is located right here in Kelowna, they handmake childrens wear out of upcycled and vintage materials!! They were even featured on Dragon’s Den!!

Nooks Design here in Kelowna. It’s Canadian made and in 2017 they partnered with a Fair Trade-certified team in Nepal in 2017 to help keep up with the growing demand for their footwear

Minimoc

Minimoc is run by a husband and wife team! This little biz started out as a hobby, Amanda (the owner) made the very first pair out of leftover scraps from handmade leather wallets that her husband gifted his groomsmen and the rest is history. Leo used to wear them all the time when he was little and I’m sure our little girl will be as well!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Imagine Perry

Imagine Perry makes the CUTEST swimwear for little ones … plus matching scoop back one-piece suits for the mamas!! Leo is wearing the striped boardies, Max is wearing the polka dot boardies and I’m wearing the polka dot ruffle one piece!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Wheat Kids

Danish designed clothing designed and based out of Canada! Wheat Kids has the cutest items and way back when we did the Mamas for Mamas reveal they send SO MANY amazing winter jackets and pants for kids in need!!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Wee Woolies

Wee Woolies was the first Canadian designer and manufacturer of merino clothing and sleepwear for children. All of their merino wool comes directly from New Zealand. We LOVE their sweet little leggings which Leo wore on our trip to Germany!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Simply Merino

The owner of Simply Merino is a mother of two little ones!! Simply Merino and specializes in 100% Organic New Zealand Merino Wool sleep and play wear for babies and children up to age 12.  They design and manufacture all of their products in Vancouver! I particularly love the slouchy Merino wool hat for Leo in the chilly months!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Young Lux

Leo uses these plates from Young Lux ALL the time!! They are our favourite!!! They’re not only cute but they’re made out of bamboo and dishwasher safe!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Tiny Button Apparel

Tiny Button Apparel handmakes premium quality, modern and environmentally friendly clothing for infants, kids and adults in Vancouver!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Brok Boys

Brok Boys is an apparel company for little ones AND adults, in fact, I just recently purchased one of their dresses at the Farmer’s Market the other day and I LOVE it!! They’re also located right here in the Okanagan!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Plum Kids

Plum Kids is from St. Albert, Alberta and not only is their stuff adorable but they also donate 10% of every TINY HUMAN fleece sweater to Mamas for Mamas here in Kelowna, BC!!!!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Sem Label

Created by a small town girl from Northern Alberta (atta girl!!), Kelsey focuses on ethically and sustainably made garments in hopes of making a positive impact on the fashion industry … and our environment!! LOVE THAT!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

L&P Apparel

This is such a fun company as all of their designs are created around a skateboard inspired-lifestyle! Leo’s little infinity scarf has mini skateboards on it and goes perfectly with his outfit … Nacho approves. LOL!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

The Printed Bow 

The Printed Bow has the CUTEST bow ties!! Leo has quite the collection going already! They are the perfect accessory to dress up his outfits for special occasions!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Loulou Lollipop

Loulou Lollipop was founded by twin sisters! How cool is that?! They design and create really fun teething jewelry and toys for babies!! When Leo was little he had the blue mint donut teether and the cookie teether and he loved them both!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Anchors & Arrows

Anchors & Arrows is from Kelowna, BC! The owner, Caroline, makes ALL of the items from the first cut to shipping it to you! Leo loved her slouchy toques for Leo when he was little!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Modern Baby

Modern Baby is owned by a mother-daughter duo from Victoria BC!! They hand make each item and their leggings are one of our favourite items!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Brands

Locomotive Clothing

This is a family run business located here in BC!! They have the cutest (and comfiest) graphic tees for little ones plus they also have clothing for adults too!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Otherware

Otherware makes awesome teethers made out of wood and natural materials! All of their products are Canadian sourced so they know exactly what goes into them … and …  all of their packaging is 100% recyclable and contains NO Plastic!!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Brands

Peekaboo Beans

Peekaboo Beans was started in Richmond BC and now (after a few changes in the business) has become a way for parents to more involved in the business as stylists! Pretty COOL!!! You can find out more here!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Os & Oakes

Os & Oakes creates comfortable, unisex, clothing made of high-quality fabrics in London Ontario!!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

Charlie + Gus

Charlie + Gus design their clothes using organic and sustainable fabrics right here in Canada! Their clothing features colourful designs that are inspired by their South African roots!

Jillian Harris Favourite Canadian Baby Companies

What are some of YOUR favourite Canadian baby brands??? Make sure to list them in the comments below so we can all check them out!!

xo

Jilly

 

Reference List

KEWE Clothing

Bambi & Birdie

OLE Designs

Surfing Ninjas

ROWE Kids

North Kinder

Whistle & Flute

Beluga Baby

Jax & Lennon

Maude Kids Decor

Minna

When We Wear Young

Nooks Design

Minimoc

Imagine Perry

Wheat Kids

Wee Woolies

Simply Merino

Young Lux

Tiny Button Apparel

Brok Boys

Plum Kids

Sem Label

L&P Apparel

The Printed Bow 

Loulou Lollipop

Anchors & Arrows

Modern Baby

Locomotive Clothing

Otherware

Peekaboo Beans

Os & Oakes

Charlie + Gus

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  • Nest & Nurture
    hands down my FAVORITE girl items.

  • One of my favourites is here in Kingston, Ontario. It’s called Pure Colour Baby! Check it out:)

  • Colbie A  • 

    Haven Kids Clothing
    & you’re gonna wanna know Nest and Nurture now that you’re having a girl?
    Parker and Posie for shoes
    Macey & Co for bows

  • Love this post (even tho’ I’m not in the market for baby stuff). Who knew there were so many Canadian companies with made in Canada items?! So great – need to get the word out there.

  • Maria-Rosa Lonetto  • 

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I have been waiting for this blog post for weeks. I love it. So many amazing brands.

  • Love Squared Kids
    The OVer Company
    Sarita Baby

  • You missed Haven clothing! Such cute Vancouver made clothing! I just bought a few of their clothing and such soft sex neutral clothing.

  • Krista Pope  • 

    How is the fit on the Imagine Perry bathing suit Jillian?

    Have you tried Mini Moche?

  • Thank you Jillian for sharing North Kinder love!

  • My favourite ones Ontario based are
    Love squared kids
    Little buck
    Little Canuck

  • When my kids were NB – age 4/5 I loved Wee Urban for sleep sacs, rompers and dresses. They are here in Toronto.

  • Mitch and Lu!
    So cute, check it out!

  • Check out my company! ?

    Willow & Wheat

    Instagram: @willowandwheat

  • Laura Stockfish Geen  • 

    Mini Mioche 🙂

    Designed & made in Toronto, Canada

  • Prairie Wilds
    Wild Prairie Child
    Wild One Apparel
    Chewlery & Babe
    Ellie Bow
    Mini Street Kidswear
    Little Mocs Canada

  • I love Posh and Cozy!

  • I love Posh & Cozy!

  • Mushybooks baby books are amazing! I believe Jill got one for Leo.

    • You are the kindest soul Katie for mentioning my brand. Thank YOU ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Love Liat (4FOLD Threads)

  • 4fold threads! The make adorable rompers, hats and awesome car seat covers as well!
    She also makes tween and adult rompers!

  • I love all these brands! Can you share where Leo’s kitchen learning tower is from as well? Thanks!

  • Glowbug! Reusable cloth diapers that are super easy to use and they come in a ton of cool prints! Started by 2 moms in Barrie, Ontario.

  • Portage & Main.
    Their hockey inspired clothes are the cutest and I love the monochrome.
    The material is so soft and cozy. Just got the “can’t. have to walk my dinosaur. “ & “no talky during hockey” crewnecks and the are amazballs!

  • Zak et zoe from Quebec is sooooo soft for our little one

  • patricia  • 

    oh, you absolutely HAVE to check out petits vilains (www.petitsvilains.com) – they are on a totally different level from all these brands and are making everything in vancouver. the designer was a designer at aritzia for a long time which i know is one of your favs too so thought you would like!

  • Dania Hijazi  • 

    HAVEN KIDS!! The owner and designer Angela is amazing! Love the style and quality of her kids clothing.

  • Love this and my family owns many of these brands! Can I add Hey Baby from Victoria and Wild Kids Apparel to your list? 🙂

  • Posh and Cozy (you have a couple items, including Leo’s handsome crew)! Two sisters from Alberta design and hand sew everything!

  • Norah new  • 

    Little Buck Shop!

  • Love, Mom! She makes these Bamboo Grow With Me Pants that you roll up and they grow with your kids and are sooo soft! All sustainable fabrics and it covers like 3 sizes per pair! Love mine for my kids!!! I keep asking her to make adult sizes but she hasn’t yet! Maybe if you ask her she will!

  • Little Boho Apparel
    Made in Nova Scotia by Mom of 3!

  • Wondering where Leo’s kitchen helper stool is from? I think it was BC or Canadian made.

  • This is such a wonderful post. I’m sure these moms/entrepreneurs love the exposure. Can’t wait to explore some of the brands I’m not yet familiar with.

  • I Dress Myself Canadian clothing from infant to age 14!! AMAZING clothing – many items made from organic material!! ❤️❤️

  • Sharing with my cousin and her daughter…a bundle of joy on the way and they both looove fashion!

  • Families who have little ones with special medical needs should check out TaylorHart.Designs. Fashion meets function with adaptive and non-adaptive clothing! Everything from rompers, dresses, tubie covers and more.

  • This stuff is stunning! I have a custom baby bedding business and I am located it Langley – I would love to send you a gift for your new baby girl! Please let me know know who to contact to get it to you:)

  • Aura Leaf. A mama in Edmonton making the most beautiful ring slings. Each sling she sends out passes through her hands first. You really can feel the love in her product.

  • Danielle  • 

    Boreal babe – grow pants, tuques, matching mama and babe hoodies amazing fabrics

  • We LOVE our Munchie Mug snack cup! Local mom in Vancouver single-handedly sells these across Canada!
    Also love our Little Buck Shop snapbacks – our kids wear theirs everywhere and people compliment them all the time!

  • tuk+milo – handmade linensoft toys
    @tukandmilo

  • Little & Lively and Jax & Lennon are my two absolute faves for my little girl!

  • Where did you get your kitchen helper stool from? Noticed it on your instastories and have been looking everywhere!

  • Numpfer and VonBon, two more great Vancouver brands!!

  • Lilly and Frank cloth diapers from BC!

  • Toronto’s Mini Mioche!
    https://www.minimioche.com

  • Check out Emma and April if you love pom beanies!!

  • Ripped at the Jeans. Made on Sunshine Coast – by a small shop Mama. Super cute!!!

  • You should check out Adelisa and Co they make adorable shoes and macreme wall hangings and swings! Their business model is the best part! https://www.adelisaandco.com/

  • Check out Wild Child Designs! Jessica is from Maple Ridge and makes the cutest knit and crochet toques, scarves and bonnets ? We LOVE all our toques and can’t wait to order more for this winter!

  • A couple of my favs for Canadian brands… you are so right there really are SO many..

    – Glitter and Spice: Teethers, Chew Bibs and Eco friendly toothbrushes
    – Arrow and Lace Designs: Adjustable headbands that are both beautiful and last from baby to adult
    – K Pure Naturals: Overachiever balm is amazing for diaper rash (not clothing but still a fav!)
    – & Isn’t She Lovely, Little and Lively, June Isle, Haven Kids, Wild Child Designs, Lille Mus, Heirloom Carrier to name just a few more!

  • Sloth boss Clothing is one of my favs! Local Vancouver company amazing fabrics and patterns!
    https://www.slothbossclothing.com/

  • Have you tried Munchie Mugs? We loveeee ours! They’re awesome for snacking toddlers (and parents.. I eat chips out of them lol) and helps with controlling the mess! ?

  • Love the knit sweater Leo wears in a few of the above sweaters.
    Where is it from?!
    Thank you!

  • Thank you for sharing Jillian. By chance do you know if these companies ship to the US? There are so many items I’d love to buy for our baby girl Ezzy.

    And yes, LouLou Lollipop Finery has the best tethers and swaddlers ever! My friends Angel & Eleanor truly creates an amazing product and brand.

  • Check out mini mioche. My favourite! Small Toronto label. Everything is organic made in Toronto. Beautiful staples! The only pants that fit my tall and slim boys.

  • Jillian
    I am the owner of Mrsjini Baby & Kids a one of handmade organic baby and toddler bedding and accessories . I am a mom of a 2 year old baby girl and would love to send you a sweet gift basket for the arrival of your baby girl!!
    Please contact me

  • Chantille  • 

    You have to check out little and lively, they have the cutest stuff for baby girls and there’s some cute clothes for Leo to ?

  • Hey Baby! Their stuff is my favourite!

    Insta is @heybabyhandmade

  • Love! Just went through all these and so many great finds I didn’t know about thank you!!

    Just a thought though.. my baby girl was a preemie (2 months early) and I could hardly find anything to fit her, she had to wear hospital onesies donated from the foundation for the majority of her stay because I had such a hard time finding stuff 🙁
    Not an issue anymore now that’s shes grown but still wish more of these great brands made preemie sizes.

  • Hey! Trying to find the brand of outfit Leo had… I think it was a sweater/short set with popsicles for fudgesicles on it? Thanks!

  • Kickee Pants brand have the softest baby clothes ever for your baby girl! Matching hats/bibs—so cute

  • When shopping for baby winter clothing, you want to make sure your baby has several variations to wear. After all, it is a baby who is bound to throw up, spit up food, or spill all over that nice new sweater you just purchased. Your toddler should have a large collection of long-sleeved shirts, jackets, hats, sweaters, scarves, gloves and anything else you can think of.

  • Hi, have you tried the Helina Baby Carrier? Da absolute best, especially now being busy with a toddler. The ultimate comfort and care:)

  • The best children fashion style in this blog…amazing design…