Rev your engines. The annual race to get the kids bundled and out the door is on.
In pole position is Stonz, the Canadian-based outfitter that makes easy-on, easy-off booties, mittens, and hats.
Sack-like booties glide over chubby toddler feet and shoes (no need to remove indoor kicks before heading outside). Adjustable toggles at ankle and calf ensure a snug fit, while rubberized soles keep Junior from skidding out of control.
Standard booties come with a fleece liner and are coated to fend off wind and rain. Need more protection? The company also makes extra-plush Sherpa-fleece liners.
Mittens handle just as well, with no menacing thumb slots for tots under 2. Wide openings at the wrist (with toggles for tightening) mean no pit crew is needed to get them on (and keep them there).
Add a fleece hat for the victory lap.
And it’s full speed ahead.
Available online at stonzwear.com.
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Photos: Courtesy of Stonz; Courtesy of DwellStudio; Courtesy of Juice Box Heroes; Courtesy of bTrendie