13 AAPI-Owned Brands for Families
We're celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by highlighting some of our favorite AAPI businesses that cater to families. From adorable pajamas to the coolest toys, you can find lots of high-quality products for your kids. Bonus? You're supporting the AAPI community at the same time.
Lark Adventurewear features breathable bamboo sleepwear for babies and toddlers through size 8. You'll find ultra-soft, adorable prints that'll make you wish they came in adult sizes.
Bubbsi is “serious skincare for silly kids” and we are obsessed. They have thought of everything! You can browse their adorable line of products or shop by specific skin conditions. You can even refill empty bottles of your Bubbsi shampoos and conditioners as part of their mission to reduce plastics. Love!
Island Pepe offers fun clothing for babies and kids that highlights Polynesian culture. The company goal? To pass on a love for and curiosity about Fijian, Samoan, Tonga, and Cook Island languages and culture to the next generation of kids.
Samantha Llanes is a digital illustrator who makes the cutest stationery. Her designs are perfect for kids...okay, and adults too! The fun colors and all of the sticker sheets are super-fun adds to anyone's collection.
Giant Robot is a Los Angeles-based shop that will make you fall in love with Asian pop culture. It's filled with art, toys, clothing, and so much more. Be careful, though, you might not be able to stop adding cute items to your shopping cart!
Modi Toys is a small, family-owned business that celebrates and honors Indian culture through toys. This way, they can pass on their rich heritage to the next generation of kids. Be sure to check out their plush sets that teach kids traditional Indian mantras.
India Grow is an awesome company that aims to make your child’s playroom more diverse with books and toys. They believe that kids can be more empathetic and imaginative when they are given a chance to explore their own culture and learn about other cultures, too. Agreed!
All of Bash and Sass' apparel is minimalist, gender-neutral, and made of high-quality fabrics in beautiful prints and cuts. The best part? There’s a monster associated with each kids’ collection! Each one represents characteristics—like confidence, optimism, and patience—that kids can use to help them grow up to be well-rounded, compassionate people.
Mochi Kids was founded by a screen-printing mama who started by making her own tees. In the online shop you can find adorable clothes (that fit kids up to age 10), face masks, a curated collection of educational toys, plus super cute partyware. So much fun!
Mimochai is a gorgeous art studio in California that creates books, prints, coasters, mugs, and more all featuring whimsical illustrations. Each one inspires mindfulness, calm, and imagination. So many of Mimochai’s prints would look gorgeous in a nursery. And the Alphabet Adventure book (pictured) is a great addition to any kids' bookshelf.
Parents spend an inordinate amount of time doling out snacks to kids. So, if you’re looking for a healthy option—that's also delicious and fun to eat—then don’t miss Gimme Snacks, the first line of USDA Certified Organic and NON-GMO Project Verified seaweed snacks. Yum!
Finding face masks for kids that fit just right is tough! Enter: Happy Masks. This company offers well-fitting, perfectly-sized masks for kids with clean designs and whimsical prints. Each mask can filter out 99% of bacteria and viruses, making these especially desirable for worried parents.
This adorable shop is filled with the cutest baby apparel, bibs, blankets, teethers, pacifiers (and clips), and so much more. If you’re looking for something distinctive for your little one then LouLou Lollipop is a must. (Technically this company is based in Canada, but it was too cute to leave off the list!)
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