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October 05, 2011 10:41 ET

Zutano Wins 'Earnie' Award for Best Infants' Collection

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2011) - Zutano, the Vermont-based designer of children's clothing, accessories and home products, has won the Earnie Award for Best Infants' Collection. This was announced by Earnshaw's Magazine, who conducted the voting process. The award, outstanding due to the fact that it is voted on by retailers around the country, represents the ultimate seal of approval of some of the most the scrutinizing buyers and fashion trend-trackers in the world.

The Earnie Awards are Earnshaw's annual awards for design excellence in children's wear. For more than 30 years, the magazine has recognized manufacturers in more than 20 categories, including accessories, footwear, licensed apparel, sportswear, formalwear, outerwear, swimwear and infants and toddlers' apparel. Nominees are selected by votes from industry retailers and children's wear experts; the winners are then selected by a vote amongst industry retailers.

Zutano was celebrated along with other winners at the ENK trade show on October 3, where a fashion show was conducted with models representing fashions from all of the winners. The award reinforces that Zutano is one of the most influential brands in children's fashion.

"We are thrilled to be able to recognize outstanding companies in the children's retail business, like Zutano, through the Earnie Awards," says Jennifer Cattaui, Editor-in-Chief, Earnshaw's.

"We are excited to receive this award, as it confirms that our primary inspiration: Babies, have lead us in the right direction!" says Uli Belenky, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Zutano. "The wide-eyed wonder and playful curiosity of babies takes us to a very primal place of freshness, purity, colorful brilliance -- this is what is woven into every fiber of Zutano's being. We are so honored that retailers around the country recognize our dedication to families."

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Founded by Uli and Michael Belenky in 1989, Zutano is now available at more than 1,500 gift and specialty boutiques and retailers worldwide as well as on the web at select e-tailers and Zutano.com. New York's famed FAO Schwarz houses a 500-sq ft. Zutano boutique, which carries the entire line of sweet and sophisticated designs.

Visit the Zutano web site at http://www.zutano.com

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