French bébés have it good.
Many of them grow up wearing Petit Bateau, the well-loved clothing brand from Troyes, France that is not only chic, but fun to wear and well made too.
It is easy to look effortlessly stylish when you open up to a closet filled with pieces like these
How well made? Well, they're built to last, long enough to be passed on from sibling to sibling, parent to child in fact. As the brand likes to say, "Petit Bateau, It's forever."
I totally agree. When I was pregnant with Berry, I wore these Petit Bateau striped shirts:
4 months pregnant with Beriray
almost 7 months pregnant with Beriray
And you know what, these shirts look the same as when I first bought them, even after years of washing. Good enough to be passed on to Beriray herself. That is how hard-wearing the quality is.
The thick cotton tank tops I bought for Berry when she was 2, she can pass on to Xavi, except for the pink ones printed with cupcakes, of course.
Donya Beriray wearing a white cotton tank top by Petit Bateau and kimono from Seek The Uniq
Should we blessed with another baby, Xavi's thin cotton Petit Bateau crawlers still have a lot of wear to them.
So of course, I am loving it that a smart, young couple, Hans and Mellie Yao, brought Petit Bateau to our shores. Because if you are the type to go for classic clothes that stand for quality over quantity, then Petit Bateau is the way to go. It also helps that the clothes are full of nautical charm. Just the way I love it!
Petit Bateau in Shangri-la
Petit Bateau for adults
Petit Bateau for kids
Petit Bateau for infants
From underwear to swim trunks, crew neck shirts to the classic striped Marinière, shorts, skirts and dresses, cardigans, pea coats and rain coats, Petit Bateau has it all.
Last Saturday, the second Petit Bateau store opened in SM Aura. Chic mommies Donna Cuna-Pita, Ria Prieto, Ria Trillo, Vanessa Ledesma, Marilen Montenegro, Cheska Kramer and my best friend Nina Corpuz-Rodriguez, with their cute kids in tow, walked the runway to show the latest Spring/Summer collection. It was too adorbs! And the clothes? I can't say chic enough. They were, tres chic!
The Yaos with Petit Bateau Asia Pacific Manager Jing Jin, Patricia Hizon, Kylie Tinga, Donna Cuna-Pita, Ria Prieto, Ria Trillo, Vanessa Ledesma, Marilen Montenegro, Nina Corpuz-Rodriguez & Cheska Kramer
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Petit Bateau Shangri-la
4th Level East Wing
Shangri-La Plaza Mall
Petit Bateau SM Aura
L3 SM Aura Premier
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig