Diaper Bags

The days of bulky, boring diaper bags are over. Today’s mom and dad need a versatile, stylish bag to keep up with their lifestyles. New diaper bags are colorful, tear-resistant, easy-to-clean and spacious — or small — depending on what parents want.

It’s easier to get away with the Baby K’tan Weekender Bag (866-YES-KTAN or babyktan.com/weekender-diaper-bag), or even just to the grocery store. Packing for daily life, let alone weekend activities, is now a breeze with Baby K’tan’s nine roomy interior compartments — including a full-size insulated pocket. Parents can easily fi t clothes, diapers, toys, snacks and more. Also, the outer padded laptop/tablet pocket allows parents to slide in any of their tech appliances. Kids cause messes, but they are easy to clean up with the Weekender’s germ-resistant built-in wet bag, easy-access wipes dispenser and case and antibacterial changing pad. MSRP: $89.95

WaterWipes (+353 41 9877460 or waterwipes.com/us), a global Irish brand, are the kinder, gentler version of baby wipes for today’s Millennial parents. Created by a concerned dad looking for a better wipe after his newborn suffered from diaper rash and sensitive skin, WaterWipes are made with 99.9 percent water and a drop of fruit extract. For this reason, these sensitive wipes are well-known in Ireland and the U.K., and have now made their way across the pond to the United States. MSRP: $3.99

Stand out from the crowd with vivid prints. Trend Lab (866-873-6352 or trend-lab.com) is expanding its new diaper bag line to include two new prints, under license from French Bull. The French Bull Diaper Bags utilize the bright prints the company is known for with a durable lightweight ripstop fabric, which is water and stain resistant. They come in three styles: tote, convertible backpack and deluxe duffl e diaper bag. Whatever style is chosen, each bag has multiple interior and exterior pockets with a coordinating changing pad, dirty duds zippered pouch and removable stroller straps. MSRP: $65.95

pNeo’s Sister Chic Tushy Tote (877-737-9177 or sisterchicllc.com) is designed for quick trips outside the home, when all that is needed is a wristlet for handsfree errands or a stroller walk.The clutch design creates a wide opening so it’s easy to see what’s inside and grab what’s needed in a hurry. The bag stays fl at even with a few diapers, but can also expand two inches to hold more essentials. MSRP: $14.99

Today’s parents are constantly on the go, and the Ubbi Changing Mat and Bag (718-422-0592 or ubbiworld.com) is a stylish and easy-to-clean solution for their lifestyle. Made similar to a standard yoga mat, the Ubbi changing mat is convenient and clean, and its silicone strap can hang on strollers and diaper bags. The changing mat bag itself holds diapers, a travel-size wipes dispenser, phone, keys and all other necessities. MSRP: $9.99


Every day is different with a little one — sometimes even by the hour. Petunia Pickle Bottom’s Boxy Backpack (877-773-8864 or petunia.com) can switch effortlessly from a backpack to a shoulder tote to a crossbody, giving mom and dad what works best for them. The bag also comes with a built-in changing station. The Boxy Backpack isn’t heavy though, with lightweight construction, stroller straps and organizational pockets. MSRP: $189.00


Little gets more wear and tear than diaper bags. LASSIG’s Green Label Collection Messenger Bag Tyve (530-680-5460 or lassigusa.com) combats this by using an innovative material, Tyvek (which is used by DuPont), that has a paper-touch feel but durable, tear-resistant and water-repellent properties. A spacious main interior compartment offers plenty of storage and organization, with a water-repellent changing mat, insulated bottle holder and stroller/baby carriage attachment. MSRP: $134.95

What if mom doesn’t want her diaper bag to look like, well, a diaper bag? 7 A.M. Enfant’s Roma (7amenfant.com/wholesale-2/) diaper bag is made with this parent in mind, with its understated colors and sleek waterproof design. Don’t worry — the inside expands to carry all the typical baby gear: diapers, snacks, fl eecelined changing pad, wipes and extra clothes. A separate insulated lunch box and zippered pouch can fi t inside too. MSRP: $78.00