You know when you walk past cute little baby clothes and you scrunch your nose, squint your eyes and imagine a plump little baby squirming and smiling in that precious little outfit? Well if you don't do that, you're about to. What if baby clothes could be cute and made from all natural materials that won't harm your little one, or someone else's?
Snoots in Cahoots is doing just that. They're doing something different that not only benefits the babies wearing the charming, animal-themed clothes, but the people making the clothes as well. Every piece is made of 100% organic cotton and is shipped from India. But, they don't just hand over the designs and stay out of that part of the process. They work hard to make sure that there is no child labor involved. Period.
"Ethical & organic children’s wear. Peace of mind for the most precious piece of your heart."
This is their mission and they make it their job to inform others about what they do. What does this all really mean and why should you choose organic cotton?
Just like skin or makeup products can have harmful and ambiguous ingredients, the same can happen with the clothing you wear!
"Snoots in Cahoots chooses organic cotton because it is certifiably clean, meaning the fabric does not come in contact with chemicals or toxins of any form."
Learn more about the benefits here!
Orders take 6-9 months to be shipped back to Zeeland, MI. This means planning, scheduling and designing months in advance to ensure the products arrive for their customers. Marianne Jordan, one of the founders and the creative designer, (one among many gifts she possesses) says this almost year - long process reminds her of the importance of slowing down and keeping things simple.
There’s something still today to be said about slowing down and working as clean and honest as you are able to. Good things really do take time, whether it’s in business or in our daily lives. Quality and wholehearted-ness are synonymous.” - Marianne
In a day where everything can be ordered online and shipped the next day and many times, with little to no information about the materials used or who's doing the work, Snoots in Cahoots stands out and stands up for healthier and happier choices for everyone involved.
Marianne shared how her struggle with health issues has led her to make some big lifestyle changes. From what she eats to what she wears, she is now, more than ever, conscious of her choices. Working to provide clothing that nobody has to worry about became personal. She found a passion for the simple, yet natural designs and decided starting a business to offer that was the next step for her.
You can currently find Snoots in Cahoots apparel in Mom and Baby downtown Zeeland, MI. Marianne, Danielle and others involved, often bring the collection to other vendors, markets and local boutiques looking to promote and share these one-of-a-kind pieces.
You can easily order online, and you can confidently know what you're getting, where it came from and that love from those that created it are woven into that 100% organic fabric :). You know that there is a bigger purpose behind it all and if you happen to see people making weird, squinty-eyed faces when they're looking at your child, you'll smile and know why.
Snoots in Cahoots has so much more to share through blogs, stories and photographs of what they're up to and how you can get involved. Next time you're shopping for a mom-to-be or for yourself and your precious little one, consider what you're putting on them and what's in and behind the material. Choose something that can give you piece of mind. Clothing that makes you and the little ones in your life happy and healthy. Choose Snoots in Cahoots!
Fun Fact: They got their name from the friendly and precious animals they incorporate into their designs. The little snoots can even be found in some of the patterns! And Cahoots, well, that rhymes and we all know that the kids love animals and a good rhyme! It's simple!
Find them at the next market:
Sunday, July 21st – Merchants & Maker’s Vandermill Sale Sale Times: 3pm – 7pm // $3 (Kids enter free!) Vandermill Winery / Vineyard 14921 Cleveland Street Spring Lake, Michigan 49456
For more information, or to order online, visit their website :).
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