Emily Bauer is a mom of two – welcoming her youngest about a 12 months in the past – who moved to Eau Claire almost 10 several years back from Indianapolis. She remembers her good friends who experienced their possess minimal ones in Indianapolis getting enjoyable browsing for their babies. There have been myriad of places to store for maternity outfits, also – but her knowledge in Eau Claire just was not the exact same.
“There was nowhere seriously to go other than for Goal and Walmart, actually,” Emily claimed. “The huge challenge arrived with acquiring maternity apparel due to the fact you’re fairly a odd size you’ve under no circumstances been in advance of, and there is nowhere to shop.”
Emily uncovered a keep around the Twin Metropolitan areas she frequented for little one and maternity clothes, but she definitely wanted to bring a mom-and-infant-distinct shopping place to Eau Claire. As a result, Eau Infant was born.
“I required to provide anything to Eau Claire exactly where earlier, current, and potential mothers can appear in and come across something see it, come to feel the substance, and stroll out with it,” she explained.
Eau Infant will also be just one of the only spots in the space that will have premie newborn clothing far too, along with two-many years-and-less than newborn garments, furthermore maternity and postpartum outfits.
The boutique will also have its very own certain line of onesies created from bamboo and spandex, something Emily wished to have in her shop right after falling in like with a line of little one garments known as Kyte Child, made of very similar products.
“Kyte Toddler is tremendous popular in the mother earth, and I appeared and appeared and found a resource for the clothes,” she reported. “When babies are born they normally scratch by themselves and you have to place little mittens on them. These bamboo strains have designed-in mittens and footies you can flip up and down, and (the Eau Little one line) has our stamp in it and anything, readily available in distinct seasonal shades.”
Considering the fact that Eau Toddler is a boutique every merchandise is specially curated and purchased by Emily and will be supplied in constrained quantities. As soon as selected things are offered out, they will likely not be restocked and will then be replaced by new products, “to preserve things fascinating,” she stated.
The exception to that will be the Eau Infant bamboo onesies, which she will do her most effective to normally have out there.
For maternity and postpartum clothes, a range of things will be readily available considering that Emily appreciates how tough it can be to find adorable still functional clothing for mothers. Eau Little one will carry leggings, postpartum underwear, and nursing bras, baby-carrying tops, compression socks, and multipurpose parts that can be worn from maternity by means of postpartum.
Emily put in about 50 % a year curating the clothing Eau Newborn will carry, and immediately after securing a place on the north facet of Eau Claire, she and her loved ones have expended weekends and extensive nights at the store to make it cozy in advance of its opening and for the holiday getaway season.
“For now, we’re just likely to have the brick-and-mortar inventory, but the lengthy game is to attain an on the net existence. I wanted to set all my heart and soul into the brick and mortar for now and make it out there for the individuals in this spot,” Emily additional.
In the long run, while, Eau Newborn is likely to be a house for a lot more than just browsing. Emily hopes she can present neighborhood moms a type of haven for calming buying curated specifically for the mother way of life, Eau Toddler is established up with a children’s perform region and presents warm coffee through all open hrs. Finally, Emily hopes to host mother groups, way too.
I WANT TO BE THERE FOR Any individual AND Everyone, AND I WANT Folks TO Feel LIKE THEY CAN Carry THEIR Kids Below. I JUST WANT Anyone TO Sense WELCOME.
Operator OF EAU Toddler
“I remember I was wholly dropped when I experienced our very first boy or girl and nobody that I was seriously near with in this article had young ones,” she recalled. “So, I want to be there for any one and every person, and I want people to really feel like they can deliver their kids here. I just want all people to experience welcome.”
Eau Toddler held its grand opening Dec. 1. Moving ahead, Eau Infant will be open Thursdays 3-5:30pm, Fridays 9am-5:30pm, and Saturdays 9am-midday.