Our Brand New Sustainable and Compostable Packaging

Our Brand New Sustainable & Compostable Packaging!

At Aster & Oak, we not only want to talk the talk towards a more sustainable future but we also want to walk it. Making steps towards a sustainable future is at the core of our ethos and something that we are so incredibly passionate about which is why we’re so excited to announce our brand new packaging.
April 08, 2021
Top Fabrics For Children With Sensory Sensitivities

Top Fabrics For Children With Sensory Sensitivities

At times sensory sensitivities can even be linked to conditions like Autism. Sensory sensitivities have been linked to any one of the six senses, that's right, six! These include the typical five that we are all aware of; Taste, touch, sight, sound and Dr Jean Ayres added the "internal" senses of body awareness and movement.
March 08, 2021
Ten Ways We Reduced Our Waste To Almost Zero

Ten Ways We Reduced Our Waste To Almost Zero

So what is zero waste? 

“Zero Waste is the conservation of all resources utilizing responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning, and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.”

November 10, 2020
How Organic Cotton Can Help With Your Babys Eczema

How Organic Cotton Can Help With Your Babys Eczema

Battling eczema is one of the driving forces behind Aster & Oak. When both my children were smaller, they both struggled with severe eczema. We tried all the lotions and potions recommended to us, and nothing seemed to work. Even the creams prescribed by doctors only eased symptoms slightly, I was incredibly frustrated and not sure where to turn.
October 10, 2020
The ugly truth behind fast fashion.

The Ugly Truth Behind Fast Fashion

We often have pieces on ours and our children’s wardrobe that we can’t bear to part with, you know, those unique pieces that we love or hold dear. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for a lot of other clothes. There is a mindset that fashion is disposable, but at what cost socially and environmentally. We discuss these issues not to instill fear but more to empower your decision-making process.
September 23, 2020
Newborn Baby Essentials And Dressing Up Your Baby Basics

Newborn Baby Essentials And Dressing Up Your Baby Basics

With our new SS20 collection launching soon, we thought it would be the perfect time to chat about newborn baby essentials and dressing up your baby basics! Items such as singlet bodysuits, onesies, pants, and bloomers are all absolute must-haves in your Summer newborn essentials wardrobe, but they don't have to be boring!
August 20, 2020
Top 4 Reasons You Should Choose Ethical Fashion

Top 4 Reasons You Should Choose Ethical Fashion

If you invest in some ethical basics in gorgeous neutral colors then those little babies will last for many seasons to come. As a sustainable brand, we care about our waste which means when we’re on the hunt for new resources we’ll be looking for quality materials, doing so means that your clothes will last much longer than a mass-produced retail chain. Are you ready to take a stand with us? 
August 04, 2020
Top 5 health & environmental benefits of organic clothing

Top 5 Health & Environmental Benefits Of Organic Clothing

The world is always changing and evolving and by doing so we’re so lucky that clothing manufactures are now in the spotlight, we’re conscious of the impact of what we wear has on us and the environment. If you’re still a little on the fence about making the switch to a cleaner more gentle option, let us share our top 5 benefits of bringing organic cotton goodies into your home.
July 16, 2020
Which Fabrics Should You Look for if a Baby Has Sensitive Skin?

Which Fabrics Should You Look for if a Baby Has Sensitive Skin?

Having a baby is easily one of the most profound changing moments of your life — and raising one is probably one of the most stressful. How do you know what foods to choose, what sheets work the best, or which detergent you should be using to wash your little one’s clothes?
March 20, 2019
How To Wash Organic Baby Clothes – Easy Tips For Organic Clothing Care

How To Wash Organic Baby Clothes – Easy Tips For Organic Clothing Care

When washing your organic clothes, the safest, greenest route is always hand-washing clothes in cold water with a gentle detergent. That being said, some of us would much rather have our wisdom teeth pulled than hand-wash multiple loads of laundry. So, if you want to use your washing machine, first check the label, and if machine-washing is an option, just take a few precautions before diving in...
February 07, 2019