New children’s hat maker celebrates mountain life style with new line

Miles DeLao athletics a Mountain Kid Lids hat even though riding together in a backpack for the duration of a hike. The hats are made to inspire a love for the outdoors with vibrant, pleasurable patterns produced by Tom Stefanelli, a Steamboat Springs-centered artist who assisted begin the new business.
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Laura Stefanelli is hoping that a bear using a mountain bicycle, a moose kayaking, a bighorn sheep snowboarding and an elk snowboarding will encourage the upcoming technology to get outside and make Mountain Child Lids a style statement.

“We just began this young ones hat organization for the reason that the solutions were being lacking, especially for the mountain life style,” Stefanelli explained. “I experience like what is out there is sort of for browsing lifestyles or just silly little ones things. That’s in which the plan came from.”

Stefanelli, who life in Denver, served commence Mountain Child Lids a month back alongside with her brother Tom Stefanelli, who’s a Steamboat Springs-centered artist, and buddy Matthew Miller, who also life in Denver.

Stefanelli stated she lived in Steamboat for a ten years before going. Her brother, who nevertheless phone calls Steamboat Springs home, established the illustrations or photos that are currently being digitally printed on the patches that grace the front of the snapback trucker hats.

She does not have little ones. Having said that, her brother and Miller the two do, and they all observed a need to have for elegant hats built primarily for little ones. The company also features a limited quantity of infant and teen hats, but Stefanelli reported all those are only offered on line at and numbers are restricted.

“The 3-12 months-aged to 12-year-outdated age group is what we are aiming for,” Stefanelli said. “The notion is to get young children outdoors and savoring the mountains, training them about climate change and factors that make a difference.”

She explained that suitable now, the organization provides hats on the company’s website, alongside with a few of outlets in Glenwood Springs — Hookers fly fishing store at 719 Grand Ave. and The Fourth Dimension at 710 Cooper Ave. — and will be coming soon to Dusky Grouse Coffee at 1585 Mid Valley Generate, Device 4, in Steamboat Springs.

Stefanelli claimed she options to bring some hats up this weekend.

Mountain Kid Lids has launched its insane animal assortment with 4 diverse alternatives for little ones and their dad and mom. The founders are hoping the models will inspire a appreciate for the outdoor.
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Stefanelli reported the organization is focused on building baseball-style trucker hats that feature child helpful art and are sized to in good shape a child’s head. She additional that Mountain Child Lids may perhaps give a beanie when points cool off this tumble and wintertime, but genuinely, they want to stay targeted on the trucker hats.

“Right now, we’ve got this insane animal selection,” Stefanelli stated. “That’s just animals accomplishing outside actions.”

Noa Rock athletics her Mountain Kid Lids skiing moose hat from the firm’s crazy animal collection. The proprietors of Mountain Child Lids are hoping to inspire a like of the outdoor amid their young purchaser foundation.
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The hats are built with snapbacks, which permit them to be altered as a kid grows.

“They are premade, but we are investigating sourcing them and having them specifically manufactured, so we can provide different shade options and issues like that,” Stefanelli stated. “Right now, we’re sourcing them and just introducing the patches to them.”

Stefanelli explained she has normally loved hats, and Mountain Kid Lids is the perfect way to blend that with a adore for the outdoor and the pursuits that get people today exterior.

“I’ve just always loved hats and have performed some other hat-related kind of business ventures, so that is kind of how I got concerned in it,” Stefanelli claimed.

Sam Stefanelli and Ruby Goldmaster celebrate Earth Working day at Fetcher’s Pond in their Mountain Child Lids hats. The new enterprise was commenced a month back by former Steamboat Springs resident Laura Stefanelli and Matthew Miller, who stay in Denver, and Tom Stefanelli, a Steamboat Springs-based mostly artist and Laura’s brother.
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Ben Miller athletics a hat from Mountain Child Lids all through a current climbing journey. The new hat business specializes in trucker hats for ages 3-12 and has solid ties to Steamboat Springs. The business was started off a thirty day period back and will before long have hats on sale at the Dusky Grouse Espresso in Steamboat Springs or online at
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