What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

ONLINE STORE FEATURING HANDMADE APPAREL GIVES BACK

     Home  >  Articles  > Kid's Products
by Richard Stile

Related: handmade clothing fron Argentina, Upper West Side showroom, made without harmful chemicals, 40 percent of profits to good cause,


When Sandra Abrams opened her clothing store, Chiquita y Coqueta, she decided to give 40 percent of her profits to a good cause each year. Abrams recently launched an online store that features handmade clothing from Argentina, made without harmful chemicals and with high-quality fabrics.


Chiquita y Coqueta Showroom on the Upper West SideChiquita y Coqueta, a clothing line for girls founded in 2008 that features handmade pieces from Argentina, launched a new website earlier this year that allows U.S. buyers to purchase its products online. The store, which has a showroom on the Upper West Side, has a mission to bring simple, romantic designs to children’s clothing while still being stylish.
  
“You see a lot of children’s clothes looking like their parents, so we try to put design in the clothes without making them look like they are for adults,” says owner Sandra Abrams. Shopping at Chiquita y Coqueta does more than just style your child in handmade clothing, it helps give back. At the end of each year, the store gives 40 percent of its profits to a good cause. Last year the proceeds were given to a kindergarten in Argentina, which allowed the school to buy whatever supplies they needed.
  
Abrams states that she didn’t start the business just to bring in a profit for herself, but to do something for the people who make the clothes and for their communities. The online collection consists of summer and winter clothes, all handmade without harmful chemicals and with high-quality fabrics available on the market. From shirts and dresses, to fabric shoes and boots, Chiquita y Coqueta offers clothes that will not only bring joy to those who wear them, but to people of Argentina who made them.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Kid's Products Articles

Resale Boutique for American Girl Dolls Supports Women with Autism

Ask the Expert: What Safety Hazards Should I Keep in Mind When Buying Toys?
Camp Countdown: Camp Pride PJs
Win: 6 Halloween Books for Tweens
Win: 6 Fun Halloween Chapter Books for Young Readers

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Kid's Products Sponsors

Guardian Angel Family Store
239 Glen Cove Ave
Sea Cliff, NY
516-277-1068
Guardian Angel Family Store sells new and gently u...

Once Upon A Child
5640-80 Sunrise Hwy
Sayville, NY
631-244-9400
Once Upon a Child has been in the childrens resale...

Harbor Trading
50 Main St
Northport, NY
631-754-1653
Harbor Trading was established in 1978 as a small,...

Carole P. Roman

,

Award winning author Carole P. Roman is a former t...

One L Designs
Hilary Bressler - Designer /Owner
516-459-3983
Looking for a special occasion keepsake? Then let ...
See Our Kid's Products Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE