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Bright New Gear at ABC Kids Expo 2014

We’ll save the expert commentary to our gear contributor Eli Gurock, whose post you can expect soon, but we wanted to give you a sneak peek at some of the new gear that caught our eye at ABC Kids Expo 2014. What do we look for when searching out gear? Good looks, of course! Well, also safety and ease of use, but we are a design blog after all!

First of all, the Cybex Cloud Q car seat, the winner of JPMA Best in Show innovation award, where PN Co-Founder Pam was a judge. It is the first infant car seat carrier that can be reclined into a carry cot when not in the vehicle. You know how much babies end up snoozing in their car seat, even out of your vehicle, and this allows them to sleep in a more reclined position.

Cybex Cloud QCloud Q by Cybex (available early 2015)

Brights were a major trend across gear this year. Here are some standouts.

photo 2Clek Fllo Convertible Car Seat and Clek Oobr Booster

photo 3New G-Luxe Colors from Uppababy

photo 5Orbitbaby Jogging Stroller

photo 1Armadillo City by Mamas and Papas

photo 1Broadway pattern on Britax Pinnacle booster

Britax released some new fun prints (above), and we also loved getting another look at the ClickTight technology (below).

photo 4ClickTight Technology by Britax

 photo 3Britax Infinity Stroller

The Doona, which Eli told you about earlier this spring, is also sporting some trendy brights. We are still amazed by this car seat/stroller combo.

doona-car-seatDoona Infant Car Seat + Stroller

Will you be adding some bright colors to your baby’s gear?

Lorien // CuddleCo Shop

Saturday 21st of May 2016

Love the Doona Car Seat, such a cool idea!

Mom, It's Booster Seat Time! + Britax Giveaway - Project Junior

Friday 17th of October 2014

[…] offered for her age and weight. I’d actually viewed their newest models in person at the ABC Kids Expo. It was there that I spotted a full back, 5 point harness booster seat with side impact protection […]