Category archive: strollers

May 5, 2016

Stokke Trailz On Instagram Are Much Larger Than They Appear

Painters in the Renaissance developed techniques of linear perspective in order to illusionistically depict three-dimensional space on a flat, 2-D surface. Over the centuries we have become accustomed to "reading" these visual cues as depth and distance, even though...
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March 25, 2016

Identified Area Man Pushes Bugaboo Buffalo

How do you know when your dadblogging days are numbered? When you realize that eleven years into it, you're still fighting the same pink nursery-as-good-parenting-as-lifestyle-real-estate-porn hegemony-and getting bullshit copyright infringement threats for critiquing the content, substance, and system behind...
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January 13, 2016

Sitting In A Tin Pram

I just remembered this was here. Alas, David Bowie, who was always David Jones to his family, is not. Previously: Glam Rockers' Kids Always Have The Nicest Names, Songs, Palazzo Pants Photo-ops Space Oddity: The Children's Book, as imagined...
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September 8, 2015

Dashcam Mayhem In Stokke-on-Aston

I've always thought it took a special type to drive a Stokke Xplory. A confident, quiet sort who's comfortable in his decisions. An independent spirit who doesn't chase public approval. And now we can add a calm, cool, and...
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April 28, 2015

Stella Tennant Had To Push This Stroller Uphill Both Ways

I know what you're thinking, because I thought it, too: John Stamos brought the kid to see Rebecca Romijn-Stamos on the set of an X-Men movie. But not only is that not Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, that's not even John Stamos....
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April 23, 2015

Pram, Woman, Fall Through London Sidewalk

A woman and a pram were swallowed up by what's being called a 'sinkhole' on a London street today, but if you look at the Instagram pictures by eyewitness kskittenkat, you'll see it's actually a cellar door that had...
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January 20, 2015

We Are Easily Amused: British Buggy Bidders Bonkers

The UK has found its next Susan Boyle, and it's a dad of three trying to unload a beat-up Phil & Ted's stroller on eBay. A viral media frenzy has eruptedover seller ukjoel25's auction, which has received 564 inquiries...
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January 19, 2015

Elaborate Batstroller Probably Fills Emotional Voids

Of all the superhero origin stories, none capture the idea of a stable, idyllic, well-adjusted childhood quite like Batman. Which is probably why one fandad spent untold hours making this Dark Knight stroller, using only a car seat, a...
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January 10, 2015

Xmas Xplory

Matter's Kati Krause has a great talk with writer and new dad Ben Hammersley about work, money, kids, money, marriage and divorce, and money. But there is absolutely no discussion of the Christmas lights Hammersley has apparently wrapped and...
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January 9, 2015

John Waters. You Know, For Kids.

John Waters has another art exhibit at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York. The theme of this one seems to be gay mid-to-late-life crisis, as the lovable old freak sees the gay world around him succumb to the worst horrors...
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December 31, 2014

Spotted In the Wild: BOB On The Breakwater

So we met the Tokyo in-laws halfway for New Years, in Hawaii. During the kids' surfing lessons in Lahaina this morning, I snapped this BOB Revolution stroller on the breakwater. The dad of two was there taking surfing photos...
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September 17, 2014

Dads Instagram Likes To Fave

Seeing LAist's "favorite new Instagram account," DILFs of Disneyland, I was glad to see Bugaboo's still got some publicist product placement juice, at least with the older parents. I also thought about the unsung heroes, the Disneyland dads who...
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September 16, 2014

Burning Man Economy Meets Burning Man Parenting

Burning Man is over for another year, and by now, this dad has probably been reunited with the kid he traded for a magic wand and a 4-pack of Red Bull. [image: reno gazette-journal via dt burner nathan]...
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August 26, 2014

Welcome To The Crosswalk Of The Real

I got pulled into skater/photographer Jerry Hsu's tumblr this morning from another direction entirely, and I found it as disturbing as it is compelling. He captures all these fascinating moments that make me really glad not to be living...
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August 11, 2014

Concord Neo Climbs The Mountain

It's been out in Europe for more than five years, but today was the first time I've ever seen a Concord Neo stroller in person. It was at Les Baux de Provence, a gorgeous tourist trap on top of...
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August 1, 2014

Stokke Ragazzo

So I was just looking for Cy Twombly's place in Roma, because Horst P. Horst had taken this great photo of Twombly and Tatia Franchetti's son Alessandro there in 1966. And whaddyaknow, the first thing that pops up on...
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July 2, 2014

Orbit Baby Stroller And Area Woman Pushing It

As everybody good stroller publicist knows, when it comes to paparazzi photos, the most important thing is logo placement. [via my back-in-the-day posse member, former Vogue editor, and power stylist who probably really, really wishes someone would help this...
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June 19, 2014

Kristof Kintera Bulletproof Stroller In Basel

Prague-born artist Kristof Kintera's 2007 work, Bad Innovation In The Name Of Protection, is included in his exhibition I AM NOT YOU, which just opened at the Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland. It is basically an armored stroller, made...
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May 15, 2014

Street Artist Takes Bugaboo Onto Polo Fields

image: nyt How does an edgy underground street artist like KAWS keep it real when he's attending a lawn party in a polo-playing, art collector's private museum barn in Greenwich on a sunny spring Sunday afternoon? With an All...
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March 28, 2014

Glam Rockers' Kids Always Have The Nicest Names, Songs, Palazzo Pants Photo-Ops

In June 1971, three weeks after their son Zowie was born, David and Angie Bowie took a stroll for paparazzo Ron Burton. The resulting photographs are the second coolest thing that resulted from Zowie's birth: #3 is the song...
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March 5, 2014

Spotted, Splatter-Painted At The Armory Show

Let me guess, her favorite book is Olivia. Are these product? Or homemade? Or both, i.e., etsy? In other Armory Show news, it's amazing that Uppababy is turning up at the VIP preview. Back in the day it was...
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February 27, 2014

Area Man Didn't Work On His Base Tan

I dreamed a dream my life would be so different from this hell I'm living. Also, I that they paid retail for that Bugaboo and Maxi-Cosi combo. image: rocketing around twitter I don't even want to know don't tell...
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January 17, 2014

No, The Question Is, Who Hasn't Seen A Unicyclist Pushing A Stroller?

At first I wanted to find out where reddit user spokes1215 snapped this picture of a unicycling dad. You know, as a value-add for ganking his pic. Lincoln Av. Welcome to [Two Name Neighborhood]. But then I figured it's...
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January 15, 2014

Devil Baby Drives A Bugaboo

Srsly, you can't buy publicity like this. And I don't know that you'd want to anyway. Though I'd pay cash money for a remote control stroller. Nice hack, horror movie viral publicity video hacks. [youtube via dt reader evan]...
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December 29, 2013

Maxi Cosi X Baby Jogger: The Multi-Brand Travel System Bundle Has Arrived

Wow, this is unusual. Or have I just not been paying attention? Usually, buying a travel system [a stroller + carseat combo] means you get one brand, and little choice or flexibility. If you're buying something beyond top-of-the-line, like...
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December 17, 2013

The Top 10 Topics You're Not Going To Find On Daddy Types

10. Whether celebrities waxed their baby's unibrow. Actually, that right there's pretty much our top 1 through 10. We will note that Orbit's anti-paparazzi shield has proven to be a masterstroke of design, at least in terms of cementing its...
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October 29, 2013

Area Man Pushes UppaBaby Vista [Black]

Buy an UPPAbaby Vista Stroller, Jake [amazon, image via dailymail, I know, I know, sometimes I feel like putting a pic where they're staring straight at the paparazzi, just to make it weird for us, too. Jake.]...
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October 14, 2013

Go Ahead, The Warhol X Bugaboo Canopies Are Fine

When they first announced the Bugaboo fabrics with images licensed from the Warhol Foundation, I basically kept my mouth shut. The fact of the colabo made sense. The availability of separate fabric sets instead of only as full-on strollers...
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September 16, 2013

DT Friday Freakout: Monday Makeup Edition

Yeah, the weekend was pretty shot, even without this assortment of headlines from the worlds of health, science, education, and parenting. So let's just this once ruin your whole week, or if you remember some of these from last week,...
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August 14, 2013

Bugaboo X Pendleton Exists, Is Rather Interesting

I've kept kind of quiet on the barrage of special edition Bugaboos lately, but this Pendleton colabo looks just quirky enough it might work. Unlike some special editions which are nothing more than a whimsical canopy, the Pendleton Bugaboos...
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August 6, 2013

Maclaren BMW Stroller Exists, Gets Attention

All it takes is a bankruptcy and a dream! I really don't even know where to start with the NY Times' look at Maclaren's "Objects of Design," their 'premium' collection of midrange strollers upholstered in someone else's logo fabric. And...
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July 31, 2013

Hey Hipsters! Ubaguruma Is A Japanese Crib On Wheels

Oh man, back in early July? It really looked like I picked the wrong week to give up crib blogging. The weird thing about being in Japan when WTF? Williamsburg Parents Drove Crib To Restaurant happened, was that I'd...
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July 7, 2013

Tokyo Stroller Check

Stopped by the Tokyo American Club yesterday so the kids could swim, and the stroller parking was a beautiful melting pot of brands. Front to back: Maclaren Bugaboo Micralite Toro, sort of a darkhorse Uppababy Phil & Teds Which...
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June 1, 2013

The Longboard Stroller, AKA The Quinny Jett Concept

The urge to stay young is the father of invention. Peter Van Riet and his fellow Belgian dads didn't see a reason why involved fatherhood had to mean cutting back on their longboarding time. They are hard-to-define creative types...
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May 30, 2013

Parking Space: The Final Frontier

Which is funny, because in the alternate timeline Park Slope, it's the lack of stroller parking that's the dealbreaker. Park Slope Patrick Stewart [tumblr via our man in tumblr, dt]...
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May 13, 2013

Small Child Attends Large Art Fair

The Frieze Art Fair came and went in New York over the weekend. It was in a massive tent on Randall's Island, off the coast of the Upper East Side. Photographer Scott Lynch captured this adorable scene on Thursday...
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May 12, 2013

Bugaboo's Having A Sample Sale Saturday

What do you make of this? A pteradactyl? A brooch? There's a sale at Buggies! The Bugaboo Showroom in LA is throwing open the doors and clearing out the merch with a sample sale this coming Saturday, May 18,...
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May 3, 2013

From Russian Dashcam With Love

Russian dashcams: they're not just for epicfail car crashes and apocalyptic meteorites anymore. It probably won't help, but if you really don't want to cry with joy over this happy Russian dashcam video compilation, I suggest you mute the...
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April 22, 2013

Stroll Your Cares Away With The Mark Maclaren!

So far they haven't taken me up on my suggestion to do a co-branded stroller with BP, but Maclaren is now rolling in style on Madison Avenue. The Mark hotel and residences on the Upper East Side are delighted...
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April 16, 2013

Bamboo Stroller Hack

Here is a stroller turned into a vegetable cart, as photographed by Beatbeatrice at the Anilao Market in the Philippines. [instragram via @beabeatrice]...
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April 2, 2013

Baby Gutai

I saw this a couple of weeks ago, then lost it, and not it's found again. Gallerist NY critic Andrew Russeth calls it "Baby Gutai." It's an audience re-staging of Murakami SaburĊ's 1956 Gutai work Passage, where the artist...
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February 28, 2013

Brands! Zombie Silver Cross Want Aston Martin's Brands!

To be fair, Silver Cross has been bankrupted and brought back to life far fewer times than Aston Martin has. But of the two historically British luxury vehicle brands, the one most in need of a leg up is...
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February 12, 2013

Wicked Strollah Pahking

When I saw the subject line in Boston DT reader Sara's email was "stroller parking spot saver," I imagined some Southie dad spending 45 minutes digging his stroller out of the snow, and deploying a traffic cone to hold its...
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February 8, 2013

DT Friday Freakout: Teddy Bears Edition

I know I'm missing a bunch, but these reports from the worlds of science, health, parenting, and twitter [uh, three of these things belong together? -ed.] should be enough to freak you out and ruin your weekend. Except for the...
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January 10, 2013

Ja, FRA: Lufthansa Loaner Stroller

I've been busy dealing with the blowback of leaving my kids on the school doorstep at 5AM--YOU AMERICANS ARE SO UPTIGHT!--which means I'm only just starting to work my way through my photos from our recent European Family Vacation....
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December 19, 2012

I Would Steal From Your Parked-On-The-Street Stroller Just On Principle

Oh hi, Park Slope mom who left your stroller parked, unattended--and laden with $700 worth of tote bags, iPhones, wallets, keys, and bougies--on the street outside your home daycare for half an hour. Did you just have a baby? If...
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December 14, 2012

Bugaboo Takes Impending Recall Announcements About Its Popping-Out Handles Situation Very Seriously

Have you picked up your Cameleon or Donkey in bassinet mode by the padded handle and had one side pop out, giving you a momentary shock but not injuring your child, and then you stuck it back in, and made...
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December 3, 2012

Deep Cover

Amazing investigative reporting by @BuzzFeedAndrew finds this conclusive evidence, from 2001, that Barack Obama's whole, "palling around with terrorists, socialist crypto-Muslim past" was all an elaborate ruse to hide his true nature, as a Yankee Doodlin', umbrella stroller pushin',...
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November 27, 2012

Crown Prince Olaf's Baby Cadillac

London Cadillac dealer Frank Bennett created this electric-powered "Baby Cadillac" in 1912 as a promotional stunt. It caught the attention of Queen Alexandra, wife of Kind Edward VI, who bought it for her grandson, Crown Prince Olaf of Norway....
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November 15, 2012

The Ultimate Strolling Machine: BMW Licenses Self To Maclaren

Are you gonna let a shady bankruptcy, corporate shell games, and offshore intellectual property shenanigans get in the way of a brand licensing deal? Not when you've got xDrive! That's right, BMW has done its first stroller cross-branding deal--with...
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