|‘Bumps and Babes’ Fashion Show|
|News - Community News|
|Thursday, 04 October 2012 10:47|
Toddlers from Carmarthenshire will be strutting their stuff on the catwalk to show off the latest real nappy designs.
A ‘Bumps and Babes’ Fashion Show is being held in Debenhams in St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen, on Wednesday, October 10 at 11am.
Local real nappy stockists Bum Deal and Nappy Go Lucky are organising the show with Debenhams, and with support from Carmarthenshire County Council’s waste section.
The aim is to encourage mums and dads to ditch the disposables and realise the benefits of using cotton nappies.
As well as the latest real nappy styles, Debenhams will also be showing their baby and maternity autumn/winter collections.
Bump and baby photographer Jason Banbury will be at the event and a percentage of any takings will be donated to the NSPCC, one of Debenhams’ chosen charities.
The council’s real nappy advisor Caroline Davies will also be on hand to offer information and advice and the chance for parents to sign up for a free real nappy trial pack.
Ella Parkin from Newcastle Emlyn-based Bum Deal Nappies said: “We are really excited about this event. It’s a chance to really showcase the fun and funky side of reusable nappies. I think parents will be genuinely surprised when they see how much washable nappies have changed since the days of terry squares and plastic pants!”
Real nappies are fast becoming one of the most popular accessories for fashion-conscious parents with cute and cool designs from cow prints to rainbow patterns.
They are also convenient to use and easy to wash, can save parents money and help the planet by cutting down on the amount of disposable nappies going to landfill.
Council waste minimisation/recycling officer Karen Fulham said: “We hope this event will help to dispel some of the myths surrounding cotton nappies and encourage parents to give them a go.
“Using cotton nappies instead of disposable ones will not only reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill each year but can also help parents save up to £500 and even more on a second baby.”
For more information on real nappies visit www.recycleforcarmarthenshire.com/realnappies
|Last Updated on Thursday, 04 October 2012 10:52|