Everyone likes receiving mail and everyone likes receiving gifts – so we were super happy recently to receive a gift in the mail from Danish clothing company Småfolk.
One thing we noticed when we moved to Finland is how many children wear bright patterns on their clothes.
Perhaps it’s to counteract the long dark winters, or all the surrounding adults in our long dark jackets – whatever it is, we like it but have yet to really embrace it for Miko.
So he and I were both super happy with his gifts from Småfolk, which included three tops, some underwear and a pair of rubber boots.
Anyone who’s been shopping for children will know that girls have it so much easier when it comes to variety and style.
I love it that Småfolk designs allow boys to move away from traditional prints with wannabe slogans to do with surfing or trucks.
Their patterns echo the clothes of the 70’s, when they say, children were allowed to be kids. As well as bold colours they incorporate animals, flowers, fruit, vehicles and tools.
They also use quality fabric, in accordance with the Oeko-Tex Standard, which tests for chemicals used in production that can harm the skin and the environment. Fabrics are also tested for colour fastness and must have a skin-friendly pH value.
We love the boots they sent as his old ones recently cracked and we have been told he’ll need them when we go blueberry picking next week.
These items were obviously gifted but I genuinely thank Småfolk for sending us cool quality clothes that still look good after several washes.
I’m looking forward to exploring more of their range on their online store as the cooler months approach.
These clothes were gifted yet all opinions are my own, as is the child that appears in the photos. Huge shout out to anyone who has ever got a three-year old to pose for photographs too. We all know how hard it is to work with them, but did you know how hard it is to shoot them?