If you want to start your little ones on a lifetime of travel and adventure, you have to dress them for the part. Forget the cute animals and pastels and opt for onesies and blankets that feature some of the world’s greatest destinations.
These choices prove that clothes don’t just make the man; they also make the baby.
Oh, don’t we all dream of being swaddled in the beauty of Paris? This soft blanket is filled with everything French, from croissants and macarons to the Eiffel Tower and the lavender of Provence, so you can have fun describing them all to your baby. This oversized blanket is so pretty and so comforting, no one will judge if you decide to wrap yourself in it or use it as a chic scarf. Price: $28
Think they’re too young to appreciate the Big Apple? Fuhgeddaboudit! This cute and clever set comes with everything a baby needs to make it in the city that – like them – never sleeps. There’s a bagel with lox teether, a silicone bib celebrating their Food Critic status, a New York City cutout board book to show them the sights and, of course, handmade small slice pizza booties. Don’t worry: the attitude will come naturally. Price: $78
With tons of options paying tribute to all 50 states and many specific cities, Little Hometown is a great resource for baby gifts. This blanket and burp cloth set offers the best of Philadelphia with colorful illustrations of the Rocky statue, the Liberty Bell, Philly cheesesteak and so much more. It’s better than a souvenir postcard. Price: $34.19
This crew neck tee shirt is made for the cool kids and it’s got a chill, West Coast vibe. It’s made of 100% cotton with “Los Angeles” proudly embroidered near the heart and it only comes in black. Duh. Don’t be surprised if your toddler is mistaken for a celebrity. Price: $19.99
Paris is always a good idea – even for a newborn. Made of 95% GOTS Organic Cotton with 5% Spandex for just the right amount of stretch, this footed onesie’s got style. But don’t let its good looks fool you; it’s also practical, with a two-way zipper for easy changes and a wider hand opening that can be folded over into protective mittens. Created by two moms, it’s trés magnifique! Price: $25
A celebration of all things New York, this 100% organic cotton sleeper features lots for little ones to dream about, including the Statue of Liberty, a hot dog cart, a soft pretzel and a taxi. It even has a two way zipper because who in this busy city has time to deal with snaps? Price: $40
Bound to knock it out of the park at Fenway, this adorable onesie will have Bostonians letting your stroller through with a smile and a nod. Made of soft cotton, it’s perfect for a day at the stadium. You may want to add a tiny pair of red socks. Price: $27.99
They’ll be dreaming of Paris in these adorable pink pjs emblazoned with some of the most iconic symbols of the City of Light. Made of 100% cotton rib, they’re soft and chic and just may inspire a “J’adore.” Price: $27.60
This adorable onesie, which comes in blue or pink, is a real conversation piece. It looks like a nice abstract print until you get closer and notice all the icons that are unmistakably New York. Made from super soft pima cotton, it will inspire eight million bedtime stories. There’s also a matching blanket. Price: $50