BoyBandzAndBabyGear

Boy Headbands in a Hip, Understated Style: BoyBandz

Isle of Man · 505 Sales

BoyBandzAndBabyGear

Boy Headbands in a Hip, Understated Style: BoyBandz

Isle of Man 505 Sales On Etsy since 2015

5 out of 5 stars
(92)

Announcement   Boys need cute headbands too! Boy Headbands for babies, toddlers, and kids are my passion. I want to bust gender stereotypes by making fun and tasteful headbands for boys, because I know how it feels to have a boy and want to get him some cute accessories!
These headbands are also for girls who are tired of the stereotype that "girl" fashion means pink, sparkly bows. Kids like dinosaurs, spaceships, and bears, no matter what their gender!

BoyBandz are perfect for newborn photos, baby showers, or birthdays. My handmade headbands are for the not-so-flashy kids and parents, with a hip, subdued style that they can wear around the house, at a concert, on a playdate, or at a farmer's market.

Continue to bust gender stereotypes with BoyBandz gender neutral one-piece bodysuits. My Rainbow Animal One-pieces are designed by me and screen printed in my home. They celebrate one of my favorite themes: All animals and all colors are for every gender!

I currently live and ship from the Isle of Man in the UK.

Follow BoyBandz on Facebook and Instagram for new products and promos:
https://www.Facebook.com/BoyBandzAndBabyGear
https://www.Instagram.com/BoyBandz.AndBabyGear

For more about me and my shop, please see my profile: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BoyBandzAndBabyGear/about

and my policies, including more about what size to order:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/BoyBandzAndBabyGear/policy

Thank you for stopping by!

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 6, 2018

Boys need cute headbands too! Boy Headbands for babies, toddlers, and kids are my passion. I want to bust gender stereotypes by making fun and tasteful headbands for boys, because I know how it feels to have a boy and want to get him some cute accessories!
These headbands are also for girls who are tired of the stereotype that "girl" fashion means pink, sparkly bows. Kids like dinosaurs, spaceships, and bears, no matter what their gender!

BoyBandz are perfect for newborn photos, baby showers, or birthdays. My handmade headbands are for the not-so-flashy kids and parents, with a hip, subdued style that they can wear around the house, at a concert, on a playdate, or at a farmer's market.

Continue to bust gender stereotypes with BoyBandz gender neutral one-piece bodysuits. My Rainbow Animal One-pieces are designed by me and screen printed in my home. They celebrate one of my favorite themes: All animals and all colors are for every gender!

I currently live and ship from the Isle of Man in the UK.

Follow BoyBandz on Facebook and Instagram for new products and promos:
https://www.Facebook.com/BoyBandzAndBabyGear
https://www.Instagram.com/BoyBandz.AndBabyGear

For more about me and my shop, please see my profile: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BoyBandzAndBabyGear/about

and my policies, including more about what size to order:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/BoyBandzAndBabyGear/policy

Thank you for stopping by!

Melanie Manning

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(92)
begumkz

begumkz on May 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

I’ve been shopping from Etsy for so long and BoyBandzAndBabyGear is far by the best store I’ve ever shopped!!! I ordered the headband for my son’s cake smash photo shooting. Unfortunately I was a little late to order so I got really worried thinking that I might not be able to receive the product on time.Melanie took care of me like I am the only customer of her... she was so kind all the time.she went to the post office and told me all the faster shipping options that they were offering, when ever I send her a message, she responded back to me right away and I received the headband 3days before the photo shooting with a very sincere note and gorgeous wrapping!And of course the product itself is absolutely amazing! I wish I knew her in real life cause it’s really hard to come across with such a beautiful soul in these days💗

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About

a Mom wanted a cute headband for her baby boy

When my first son was born, I really wanted a headband for him. He was pretty bald for months and it just seemed like he needed an accessory. I ordered a cute brown crocheted headband, but for some reason, the seller never delivered it. Then I bought a blue headband from a festival booth. I thought I could take the flowers off and put something else on it that I liked better. But the flowers wouldn't come off, they were glued down good!

So, this was the germination of my idea. How about making headbands for baby boys? It's not my style to wear things that are pink and frilly and flashy, so I wanted to make something subdued and cool for my product. A simple crocheted headband, of medium thickness, with a button on the side.

I relearned how to crochet and learned a simple process to make a headband, learning more techniques for the perfect stretch and consistent look. I asked experienced friends about what kind of yarn would be good for a baby headband. I visited the yarn shop with some of my baby's clothes to look for colors that would match common baby boy clothes (and revisited as I changed my mind about color and yarn fibers). I picked out buttons, then picked out different buttons that were a little more classic and muted. I made prototypes, tried out lengths, tried out looks, and found a finished product that I am really proud of. After searching the trademark database to make sure it was unique, I decided to call my product BoyBandz.

So, now I am making my Etsy shop. Making decisions about fonts, models, business cards, photos, and more. Sharing it with more people, little by little. It's been a joy for me to see BoyBandz come to fruition. My hope is that other Mothers (Fathers, Grandparents, etc.) will enjoy having a product that fits their style and the style of their baby boy (or girl).

Shop members

  • Melanie Manning

    Owner

    Hi, I'm Melanie, the owner and creator of BoyBandz. I am also a stay-at-home mother of two, wife, and photographer. I hope your little ones will enjoy wearing BoyBandz as much as I enjoy designing and making them.

Shop policies

More information

Last updated on Nov 13, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

The crochet bands are designed to fit average baby/kid head sizes. Measure your child's head and see where those measurements fit in the average sizes. Bands are stretchy: the bigger the band the more stretch.

Newborn-2 mo:
Average head sizes: Newborn 13.8 inches - 2 month old at 15.2 inches

3-9 mo:
Average head sizes: 3 mo old 15.2 in - 8 mo old 17.7 in

9-24 mo:
Average head sizes: 9 mo old 18 in - 24 mo old 19.5 in

2 yrs-child:
Average head sizes: 2 year old 19.5 in - Young Teens 21 in 

Adult:
Average Head sizes: Adult 22.5 in-24 in

More info on sizes

Measurements for BoyBandz are suggestions based on average head size. For the most accurate fit, please measure your child's head. You can even request a custom BoyBandz to fit your child exactly. Don't worry, if you get the wrong size, I will do an exchange. If you ship the item back to me, I will ship the correct band back to you for no additional cost...

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are welcome and encouraged. We will work together through a series of proposals and conversations to make the BoyBandz of your dreams. Custom buttons usually cost around $2 extra. Custom yarn also usually costs around $2 extra. I can even make a button with a custom design. After we decide on the custom BoyBandz, I will put up a special listing just for you. Once you order and pay, I will make your custom BoyBandz. I will also give you a time line for when to expect your custom BoyBandz based on what supplies I might need to order. Custom orders are so much fun, let's do it!

Gift wrapping and packaging

All BoyBandz come in gift-ready packaging, with a gift tag if you request it. This is at no extra cost. Need a hand written note or want a specific yarn for the bow? Let me know, the lines of communication are open!

Shipping to the US

Shipping estimate to the US is 5-10 business days.
If you would like Tracking, be sure to select that shipping option at checkout. Standard shipping does not include tracking.
I am an American in the UK, it may take a bit longer to get to you, but my turnaround time is usually only 1-2 days.