Natasha Bridges: Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy JackaloNatasha Bridges passionately blogs & photographs her son Oak magical adventures in the stunning Shropshire & British countryside while wearing sustainable children’s fashion.  Natasha loves to seek new brands with a beautiful ethical soul so go follow Natasha & Oak on Instagram @growing.oak.

Now the days are getting shorter, weekends are so important to have plenty of jovial venture with fun friends.

With an unmolested big boy toy – Bombardier Muskeg Snowtrac – left in our garden waiting patiently for the snow to arrive, it has to be a fun choice for Oak to invite his good friend Josh to boisterously lark around naturally undisturbed while testing sustainable play clothes Jackalo™ to the max.

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

“Watch carefully, the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves.” Atticus

Playing in their daredevil ways, with the happy echoes of countless times of laughter and warmth as their youthful spirits rise with each jump, it is really important their clothing will withstand the rough and tumble of carefree fun with some gentle ethical love thrown into the mix.

An ethos which runs true to Jackalo™ founder and beautiful soul Marianna Sachse, who made it paramount to design meticulously constructed, sustainable, and ethical play clothes for kids with longevity and comfort at its core.

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

The ‘mac coveralls’, an edgy playful quirky style, sumptuous for Oak’s sweet eccentric charm, are made from organic cotton twill for plenty of easy movement and comfortable canvas to reinforce those places that always get an extra hard time, the knees!!

Free-spirited Josh’s ‘ash lined anthracite’ trousers feature an elastic drawstring waist for extra comfort, durable seams and reinforced knees for extra strength with a bright and fun red lining stupendous for those chilly days.

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

What really makes this family-run brand inspiring is their commitment to protecting our earth for future generations by incorporating a full circle sustainable testimony including a friendly approach of recycling and upcycling by offering customers a free repair or replacement for any purchase which may flaw unfortunately within a 6 month period.

Jackalo™ take it even further by offering a ‘trade up’ service whereby customers can receive discounts on purchases when sending in their used garments which are then sold at a preloved discount. Wonderful news if you have no siblings to pass them down to.

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

Growing Oak Playing Happy Jackalo

You can follow Natasha and Oak @growing.oak


View Oak’s last adventure on Junior Style – Indian Summer with Old Rectory Clothing Co, here.


Big Boy Toys Clothing credits:


Oak’s striped long sleeved top from Serendipity Organics

Oak’s Blue/Red Striped knee high socks from Bobo Choses

Oak’s Zip Blue Leather Botinha Trainers from VEJA

Oak & Josh’s Bowler Hats from Waddler


Josh’s striped Jumper from Wild & Gorgeous

Josh’s grey melange varsity socks from Molo Kids




Playing Happy Jackalo Photography courtesy of Natasha Bridges. All rights reserved.

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