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Sneak Peek: Kids SS22 Photoshoot

Take a sneak peek behind our recent SS22 Blowfish Malibu Kids Photoshoot.

The Blowfish Malibu team had so much fun shooting in Downtown Los Angeles with our Spring ’22 kids models and we’re so excited to share the process with you! Try not to melt too hard when you see how cute they are! You can learn more about the Kids SS22 Collection HERE.  And in the meantime, take a sneak peek at the behind the scenes images below:

Check it out!

First of all – STOP IT WITH ALL THIS CUTENESS!

Here are Brooklyn and Nikol, our art director and Brookie’s mom, getting ready for a fun day of shooting!

Playing with ALL THE PROPS!

Checking out the footage on our photographers laptop!

 

So, you’re interested in seeing more of the Kids collection, huh? Click here.

And let us know what your fave is for the season!

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School’s Out! Summer Faves for the Kiddos

From sandals to sneakers, check out our summer faves for the kiddos.

School is officially OUT for summer vacation! And there’s nothing more our little ones are excited for than running around on summer break with their friends and fam. Now is the perfect time to make sure they’re set for the season with some of our top picks for Blowfish Malibu Kids. These styles stand out – just like she does – and will easily carry her from adventure to adventure.

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summer faves for the kiddos

Fruit-K

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summer faves for the kiddos

Mazaki-K

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What are your thoughts on these summer faves for the kiddos? Which pair would your little lady love to have in her closet this season?

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Heart eyes for Blowfish Malibu Kids

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, so we’re featuring some of the cutest Blowfish Malibu Kids influencers we have heart eyes for in 2021. 

One part adorable and two parts super stylish, these little ones are major fashionistas in the making. They may be young, but they sure know how to rock a pair of Blowfish Malibu shoes. So, take a second to head over to our website and check out the newest styles offered in our Kids collection by Blowfish Malibu Kids. We promise you’ll be crushing on these super cute looks, too.

But first, scroll through some of our favorite kids looks below.


@haddiegirl22

 

Photo by @jade.p.156

 

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@felicitysplayhouse

 

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Photo by @carly.esquerra

 

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@lucyeroysden

 

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@turnerpartyoffive

 

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Photo by @the.bettag.3

Show us how your little ones are wearing their Blowfish Malibu shoes in 2021 for a chance to be featured! Tag us @blowfishmalibukids on Instagram.

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I Spy… Tie Dye!

I spy tie dye… and lots of it!

Here at Blowfish Malibu, we are recently OBSESSED with tie dye! It’s such a fun and happy print that can go with just about any outfit. Boyfriend jeans and a cropped tank? Check. Denim shorts and a vintage tee? Check. Miniskirt and denim jacket? Check. This summer print will add the perfect touch of fun, whatever your personal style. Below are the ways our Blowfish family has worn this upbeat, new print.

Scroll through:

Fruit in Rainbow by @veenacrownholm

 

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Play in Rainbow by @brooke_ann_z

And this is for the mamas with little ones. How cute is she going to be running, playing, and messing around in these cute little kicks? We can’t get over it! So adorable.

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Play-K in Rainbow by @pasitos_littlesteps

 

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Rioo-K and T in Pastel 

Check out the tie dye prints in Play and Fruit for Women’s, and Play-K, Fruit-K, and Rioo-K for Kids!

Show us how you are wearing your Blowfish Malibu kicks for a chance to be featured! Tag us @blowfishmalibu on Instagram.

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Tips For Working From Home With Kids

How to keep the kiddos entertained at home!

As more and more cities extend school closures, parents working from home might be thinking, “how in the world am I going to keep the kids busy all day?!” Working from home with kids is no easy feat. So, to the parents who are holding it down while working from home, teaching their kids, and getting meals on the table, bravo! We salute you.

One person, in particular, stands out in my head; I have been blown away by how my cousin spends her time with her daughters, three-year-old and one week old (!), Aria and Willow. They are always finding new and engaging ways to spend their time during these “stay at home” orders.  So, if you need some inspiration to keep the family entertained, check out these activities:

Learning!

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Since the schools are closed, kids will need someone to act as their teachers. Whether you are homeschooling or finding fun activities to keep their minds growing, this is the time to get crafty with your approach. Be creative by using materials that you might already have at home, like popsicle sticks or construction paper. The activities will be so fun, the kids won’t even realize how much they are learning!

Check out clever ways to teach your kids at home HERE!

Arts and Crafts!

 

It’s time to let their creativity shine! Arts and crafts are a great way to keep the kiddos busy throughout the day. With some basic materials like crayons, glue sticks, chalk, and construction paper, you could keep them entertained for hours! Perhaps you could even spread the love by making cards and art for your neighbors, local nursing home, or hospital.

Check out DIY crafts to do at home HERE!

Playing!

Time to grab your sheets and create a fort because it’s playtime! Sometimes (ok, always) kids just want to play and have some fun. Letting your kids enjoy dress-up time or run around outside is great for their spirit and keeps them busy while you are wrapping up your quarterly reports.

Check out fun games to play at home HERE!

Which is your favorite way to entertain the kids at home? Tag us doing your favorite activities for a chance to be featured @BlowfishMalibu!

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The Best Spring Mommy and Me Activities

The best mommy and me activities to get you out of the house. 

I currently work part-time at Blowfish Malibu, which leaves me at home three days a week with my 10-month-old baby girl. I am always trying to find new, fun things to do to get us out of the house, which got me thinking. I’m sure there are other stay-at-home or part-time mommas who are in the same boat! So I have come up with a list of the best mommy and me activities to get you out of the house this spring.

Check it out!

Head to a local botanical garden:

I am a sucker for a good deal so Groupon is my best friend. I recently found a $30 year-long membership for two people at my local botanical garden. Sign me up! I’ve taken Baby B twice so far and both times I took her push car instead of a stroller. She was able to see, touch, and interact with the flowers and plants, which she loved! I also packed a blanket and some lunch and we had a picnic. Sweetest thing ever! We met some other local families and also a very curious squirrel. Overall, it was probably the best purchase of the year so far. Have you checked to see if you have a local botanical garden near you?

Go to the aquarium:

There are so many outdoor family activities in Southern California, but I love the idea of going to the aquarium to get out of the hot sun. We’re fortunate enough to live near the Long Beach aquarium and, while I was worried Baby B wouldn’t be old enough to engage, she loved it! She had a great time looking at all the fish and seeing the different colors and textures. Plus she loved seeing all of the other kids there too.

Image Source: visitlongbeach.com

Explore an indoor kid gym:

I personally haven’t tried this one yet, but have really been wanting to go to an indoor gym for kids. Again, I was worried that since she can’t walk yet it would be a waste of time. But I have friends with kids around the same age and they swear by these gyms! I’m also a bit of a germ-a-phobe, and indoor play gyms kind of scare me, but I guess I can’t shelter her from germs forever. BRB, going to check Groupon to see if any local gyms have deals.

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Visit a public library:

Our local library hosts storytime a couple of times a week and my daughter loves attending! Sometimes the local police bring in their police dogs and, let me tell you, she is a major animal lover. Even at 10 months, she will sit and listen to the story being read and then crawl off to play with toys. Because let’s be honest, other people’s toys and books are always more fun than yours at home!

Go to the Zoo:

This goes hand in hand with the aquarium, where even if your kiddo isn’t walking yet, the animals, sights, and sounds are still so interesting to them. Find some local mommas who are at home the same days as you and get a group to go together.

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Take trains:

Go anywhere local with trains! They are like magic to babies and toddlers. And if you can travel by train anywhere I highly recommend it!

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I would love to hear some of the mommy and me things you do to get out of the house with your little ones!

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Back to School: Bestsellers for the Kiddos

A roundup of Blowfish Malibu’s back to school bestsellers. 

Is it really already that time of year again? The little ones are soon headed back to school (sorry kiddos), which means back to school shopping is well underway. With Blowfish Malibu’s classic prints and cute silhouettes, you better believe she is going to be the best-dressed kid in her new classroom. So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite styles to keep her feet looking fresh as she heads into a new school year.

Fruit-K and Fruit-T

This adorable sneaker is as comfortable as it is cute. Plus, it’s beyond easy for her to slip on and off as she gets ready for school, or as she’s headed back home to get going on her homework.

@kppoteat

@onceupontwins

Play-K

There’s a reason why the Play sneaker is one of our all-time favorites. Because the Play style is both classic, cute, and comfortable, we’re convinced it goes with everything. Also, for a little girl who keeps growing (and needs a sneaker that matches everything in her closet) the Play-K sneaker is the perfect choice.

@brynnnora

Granola-K

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your little lady wants to put her sandals away just yet! The Granola-K sandal is a great and comfortable choice. And she can match her shoes with mom!

@kikhaly

Which shoes are you loving for your kids right now?

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