The new Restoration Hardware Baby & Child Catalog just came out and I gotta say it’s looking like they’ve really stepped up their game. I remember when Restoration was just a little store in Eureka, California (where I was going to college) that carried furniture and a small section of longboards and wetsuits. This always struck me as cool since I had never seen it before. The north coast has some pretty serious waves and the owner obviously rode them. I never thought that this little victorian house-turned-store would go on to sell me my first serious leather couch, linen curtains and show up in almost every town. I actually look forward to getting their holiday catalog and browsing all of the vintage gifts that they carry and how they categorize them in groups like “Clever Camper,” “Enlightened Executive,” “Capable Craftsman” and so on. But this selection of kids and baby’s furnishings were quite impressive and caught my by surprise. Have they offered all of this for long? Do their stores carry all of this? I don’t know, but I do know this teepee is one of the best I have seen. I bought our daughter a teepee a while back and there was literally no selection. There was obviously a need, and Restoration filled it. And filled it well. They call theirs a tent and it is made from recycled canvas. The other piece that caught my eye was this cool, vintage mail room looking toys basket. Take a look at the whole lineup here, and see how ready they are for the holidays.
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