Sleek and stylish are definitely not the words we’d use to describe the car seats we were once strapped into. If memory serves correctly, they were clunky, hard to travel with and just plain ugly (sorry, mom). We’re happy to report that all of that has changed thanks to a few brands that decided to revolutionize the industry with aesthetically pleasing and super safe baby gear. One of which is Nuna.
Beloved by today’s parents for its attention to detail (we’re looking at you, leather-bound ergonomic handles and featherweight fabric), it’s the new standard in luxury for the under five set. Anything from Nuna tops baby registries and to give you a picture of just how chic it is, even celebs like Jessica Biel and Kourtney Kardashian are fans.
But you don’t have to shell out top dollar because the Nuna PIPA Lite LX Infant Car Seat and Base is on major sale at Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale (through August 4). This specific car seat has over 80 positive reviews on Nordstrom’s site, praising everything from its easy installation to its soft, lightweight frame and stylish look. One mom even said, “It’s so much easier than other car seats I’ve tried,” and yet another wrote, “[It’s] quick to change vehicles!” A total bonus if you have more than one car.
Kids will find the headrest super pillowy, thanks to patented Tailor Tech memory-foam cushioning, which adjusts as kids grow. Plus, a UPF 50+ canopy can be unzipped to shield their eyes from the sun—practically guaranteeing uninterrupted naptime. It also weighs just under six pounds, so it’s not totally impossible to tote around. Oh, and the interior is machine-washable, so it can withstand any type of snack fiasco.
But what we really care about? The safety, obviously. And this model proves it's so much more than a pretty product, by exceeding American safety standards. We're talking flame resistant materials which contain no added fire retardant chemicals and top notch impact protection. God forbid anything happens, the car seat's lightweight (yet surprisingly resilient) Aeroflex foam and stability leg are made to absorb and diffuse the impact to keep your baby safe. All of that in less than six pounds? Now we’re talking.
Also, if Jessica Biel loves it, we’re already a fan.