Our Story

Eva + Archie was designed by Linda, a mother of two daughters, and a passionate creative. Linda was aware of the push from NZ Health Services for all New Zealand babies to leave hospital with a woollen garment. After some research she also discovered an increase in the amount of premature babies being born and their need for well fitted warm garments. Eva + Archie create warm merino clothing for babies born Premature 2.5kg or 5.5lbs up to 6 months 5.5kg or 14.5lbs. Eva + Archie was born, to aid new parents, dress their newborns easily in merino garments. As a mother herself, she understands the importance of warmth, convenience, and practicality for new mothers and their babies. Linda loves beautiful soft merino fabrics and simple design.

Eva + Archie is a garment range of essential baby clothing for newborns. Luxuriously soft and warm merino, with easy to put on layers and simple to launder. Signature kimono crossover tees, onesies and cardigans and Panda Patch bottoms makes for easy dressing and cute all in one.

Linda designs and manufactures the garments right here in Aotearoa and sources Australian and New Zealand merino. Our garments are perfect for your first born, but also easily worn and passed on, to friends and whanau, or kept in the drawer for siblings. Eva + Archie source superfine 18.5 micron quality soft merino. We want to simplify dressing babies, with easy to put on designs, during one of the most exciting, emotional, and exhausting times in your lives.

Eva + Archie is named after Linda’s maternal grandparents. Eva was the grandmother she never met, and Archie her much loved grandfather. It’s a lovely way to remember her family and she loved their names. 

Eva + Archie is made by mothers, endorsed by midwives, and cherished by grandmothers.