Newborn essentials for 2020

Congratulations are in order. Whether you’re a new parent or gifting for someone you know, a new baby is the ultimate cause for celebration - and you'll want the cutest newborn baby gear to welcome in. So, we’ve taken the liberty of rounding up the most adorable newborn essentials to gift right now.




1. All-rounder

Absorba Newborn Unisex Playwear


You need at least eight babygrows to start with, and this one from Absorba - who have been making expert baby and childrenswear since 1949 - is simple but very cute. 

Absorba, Newborn Unisex Playwear, £30.00


2. Sweet dreams

Cam Cam Copenhagen Blanket


Cam Cam Copenhagen know a thing or two about decorating nurseries in style. This blanket is cute, cosy and will add a touch of Scandi cool to any set-up.

Cam Cam Copenhagen, Blanket, £50


3. Mess, what mess?


Keep little one’s outfits clean and dry with the help of some very useful bibs. These ones from Absorba are fun and modern all at the same time. Winner.

Absorba, Newborn Unisex Bibs, £18


4. Key kit

Minene Unisex Supersize Swaddling Muslin

Muslins are very handy. An extra large one? Indispensable. This one comes with a matching case, making it not only a practical gift but a pretty one too.

Minene, Unisex Supersize Swaddling Muslin, £13


5. Frill seeker

Carrement Beau Baby Girls Baby Girl Dress And Knickers Set


This dress is perfect for playing same-same-but-different. Match it to your own chambray dress come summer. 

Carrement Beau, Baby Girl Dress And Knickers Set, £39


6. Rain game

Cam Cam Copenhagen Mobile


We forecast that baby’s room will look all the sweeter with the help of this dreamy mobile.  

Cam Cam Copenhagen, Mobile, £30


7. Hands in

Absorba Newborn Unisex Mittens


Mittens are an essential for every newborn baby in winter and it’s hard to believe quite how small and heart-meltingly cute these are.

Absorba, Newborn Unisex Mittens, £7


8. Top it off

Absorba Unisex Hat


Even basics can be beautiful. This hat in an organic cotton knit is a case in point and will provide an extra layer of warmth on fresh winter days. 

Absorba, Unisex Hat, £7


9. Little steps

BOSS Socks


Baby feet need the softest socks and this pair from Boss have pattern enough to be interesting and are plain enough to go with all assortment of outfits. Perfect.

BOSS, Socks, £15


10. Check, please

Polo Ralph Lauren Polo Girls' Gingham Bubble All-in-one


Our favourite look at the moment? Heritage. This gingham all-in-one from Polo Ralph Lauren is an easy shortcut for channelling that vintage vibe.

Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Girls' Gingham Bubble All-in-one, £69


11. Under cover

AllSaints Holt Tote Bag


Maximise the potential for sleep with a luxurious sleeping bag that will regulate body temperature. Plus anti-scratch mittens and detachable arms makes this one even more practical.

Puckababy, The Bag Newborn, £59.99


12. In the bag

Emporio Armani Emporio Changing Bag


Armani Junior nails form and function with this changing bag. Timeless and sleek, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was your usual cross-body.

Emporio Armani, Emporio Changing Bag, £165