We’re true believers in the idea that less is more, but babies aren’t always on the same page. Turns out the they need a lot of sh*t. And big things! Like a crib. Don’t worry, you’ve got this. And we’ve got the only list you need to make that very important registry decision.
Here are our top 5 cribs for every style, budget and need.
If the Stokke Sleepi reminds anyone of a nest, that’s no coincidence. This 4-in-1 crib system is meant to help baby feel comforted and grow with him or her through the years (3 years to be exact). To make it last a little longer, invest in the Junior extension kit which can accommodate a child up to 10 years old! $799+ Buy here.
Babyletto Origami Mini
For those of us who are square-foot-impaired, the Babyletto Origami is a great choice. Not only is it compact and safe, but it also rides on wheels if you want to move baby around during different parts of the day… or night. The price point ain’t so bad either. $249 Buy here.
bloom Alma Papa
While a mini crib is not for everyone, you certainly can’t argue the space restrictions that large cribs create. Especially living in New York. Not only does the stylish Alma Papa give you some wiggle room with it’s European size, but it also folds for storage when not in use, without compromising sturdiness. $700 Buy here.
Nursery Works Gradient
For those of you looking for a statement piece, the Nursery Works’ Gradient crib is IT. With its asymmetrical organic surface, the continuous movement of the maple hardwood frame has no visual end. And believe it or not, the crib can convert into a bassinet without sacrificing any style. And even though it looks like it's made in a far off land, we appreciate that it’s made in the U.S. $7,500 Buy here.
giggle Better Basics Harper
If you lean towards a clean and classic aesthetic, the giggle Harper is as good as it gets. Made from a combo of solid birch and birch plywood, the Harper is eco-responsible, containing non-toxic and low-VOC finishes. It can also be converted into a toddler bed (with the purchase of an optional conversion kit). Guaranteed to be the perfect pillar to any nursery. $695 Buy here.
KAITY VELEZ is the Co-founder and editor of Well Rounded. Kaity is a former menswear editor who cannot believe she was ever scared of being a mom. Currently residing with her toddler and fiancé in her beloved Brooklyn, she is kept in a constant state of awe by her two little guys. You can often track her down at her local pie shop working on anything pregnancy and new mom-related. And trying to not to eat pie. At least not too much of it.