The Cybex Priam pram available at Fenwick Newcastle
Oh the joys of buying a new buggy, writes Alice Olins. A rite of passage for every new parent, it is also an exercise in complete mind and body confusion. Do you value aeronautical levels of functionality, or are you more of a big shopping basket kind of person? Is the SPF level of your sun canopy higher or lower than the number of years the buggy company has been in existence? And what about the colour of the stitching? Or the cut of the foot muff? And then you need to think about the overall depth of padding around the head.
Yes these are all questions you have never asked yourself before; now though, as you tiptoe through the jungle of different, confusing, expensive baby travel systems, they become of extreme importance.
Below are our top new styles for summer. Let’s call it a gift to the confused.