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The History of Preppy Style

The History of Preppy Style

Our fall line of classic American prep clothes for kids has launched! To celebrate we thought we'd share a little history of preppy style.    When did preppy style begin? The style first began around 1910-1912 and then became more popular in...

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Prep for Back to School NOW at 50% off

Prep for Back to School NOW at 50% off

For the first month or two of school, kids will likely still sport their short sleeves, shorts and rompers to school. Why not prep for those warm school days with our 50% off sale?  Use code SUMMER50 for 50% off....

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Let's Throw a Patriotic Party!

Let's Throw a Patriotic Party!

First, do you have your patriotic outfits ready? We've got you covered:    Now that we've helped you pick out some outfits, let's get ready to throw a patriotic party! Here are a few of our favorite red, white & blue recipes...

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Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day

An Ode to Mothers  “Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you never knew existed” – Linda Wooten "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning "There's no perfect...

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The Goop Effect

The Goop Effect

I remember the day like it was yesterday.  10 years ago Gwyneth Paltrow wrote about busy bees in her newly launched Goop newsletter and single handedly changed our lives forever.  Until that point Busy Bees was a little known collection of...

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It's a Birthday Sale!

It's a Birthday Sale!

Happy Birthday to Busy Bees! We're celebrating our birthday with a BIG sale. For the next couple of days, we're giving all our customers 30% off their entire purchase with code Birthday30.      This is the perfect time to get...

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Busy Bees Clothes Styled by Influencers

Busy Bees Clothes Styled by Influencers

As someone that enjoys fashion inspiration from Instagram, one of my favorite things to do is visit a brand's Instagram page and then click to see where they were "tagged". It's one thing to view all the items you can...

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The Choice for American Prep

The Choice for American Prep

I grew up in classic American prep in the summer and a school uniform the rest of the year. When I got to high school and college, I didn't rebel from the classic looks my mom dressed us in, I only became preppier (if that was even possible). Now, even after a lifetime of plaid, stripes and crisp clean looks, it's what I stick with for my own 4 children.
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Asia Journal...first stop Hong Kong

I’ve been traveling to Hong Kong for close to a decade now visiting our factory in the heart of Kowloon city. Manufacturing clothes in Hong Kong is like making them in Paris….it just doesn’t happen that much anymore because of...

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Calling All Cuties!

We recently hosted a minii model search at one of our favorite classic clothing retailers Dottie Doolittle in San Francisco.  It was such fun to meet all these adorable littles and have them take some test shots (ahhh...we love our job!). ...

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