Jump to content

- - - - -

Win the glamourous Nico Tote by Il Tutto for Mother's Day

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
164 replies to this topic

#1 EBLeearne

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:10 AM


We are giving you the chance to win one the famous Nico by Il Tutto - the 'IT' parenting bag for Glamour style columnist and celebrity mum Dannii Minogue.

Since the bags launch in 2009, over 4500 bags have sold worldwide in a range of fashion and limited edition colours...with exciting new colour releases to come in 2012.

The Nico retails at $249 and current colours include Black, Berry and Nude. All Il Tutto bags can be purchased online at www.iltutto.com.au, David Jones and a range of boutiques throughout Australia.

1 x Nico Tote valued at $249.00.

How to enter:
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
"What makes a baby bag stylish AND functional?"

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.
Competition commences Wednesday 11 April 2012 until Wednesday 2 May 2012.

#2 snaugh

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:19 AM

Enough space and pockets that I don't need my handbag, and pretty enough that it seems like it IS my handbag!!

#3 rglavan

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:23 AM

Its look and feel,

  Has that comforting appeal,

  Fits all essentials a baby requires,

  A bag that every mother admires.

Edited by rglavan, 11 April 2012 - 10:23 AM.

#4 jmltdp

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:34 AM

Easy wipe fabric in fashionable design and colour, but has all the compartments and accessories for both babies and mums on the move.

#5 Steggles

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:36 AM

Being able to wipe vomit and poop off it without ruining it ;p

#6 ~Sultana Bran~

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:48 AM

looks like a stylish handbag, is practible with lots of space and pockets. Easy to wipe clean or wash.

#7 debbs69

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:02 AM

It has to be functional and hold all the goodies as well as look awesome!

#8 mks81

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:03 AM

when a mother can look fabulous to other mothers and women even when pulling out multiple needed items for a nappy change!

#9 Praetor VitaeChel

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:10 AM

Great quality, loads of practicality like pockets and easy cleaning, while still looking fantastic enough to be something you will use every day.

Edited by vitaechel, 11 April 2012 - 11:11 AM.

#10 Ali1979

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:12 AM

The functionality of a down to earth Nappy Bag with the style of a designer handbag. Something that makes me feel like a yummy mummy instead of a poop & wee slave ;-)

#11 Belly Jeans

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:47 AM

A great baby bag doesn't look like a baby bag, is easy to clean and can carried around by your partner as well

#12 Pumpkin15

Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:37 PM

It needs to be able to fit all the essentials for bubs and mum, plus look good too!!

#13 Barefoot

Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:49 PM

Fits over the handle of the pram, or over the body so it can be used one handed while wiping poo from so many places.

#14 MissMilliesMum

Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:52 PM

Easy to clean glamourous, rock chick bag. Roomy pockets, a waterproof changemat and a super cute monster teddy, makes for a perfectly stylish nappybag.

#15 yoursjinu

Posted 11 April 2012 - 01:10 PM

-strong straps
-large pockets interior and exterior
-washable fabric
-Cute and stylish.. all these will make my nappy bag functional..

#16 Maitreya

Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:20 PM

A gorgeous bag that fits all I need for toddler and baby, both still in nappies would save me, from going insane almost daily.

Edited by Maitreya, 11 April 2012 - 02:21 PM.


Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:27 PM

Needs to be in neutral colours to be versatile with your own wardrobe. It also needs to hold as much as possible without being bulky.

#18 EllenD

Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:41 PM

Oh for a bag of compact appearance, designed with an "Undetectable Extension Charm" (à la Hermione's bag in Harry Potter) such that it holds everything and more.

Edited by EllenD, 11 April 2012 - 02:42 PM.

#19 *lightning

Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:48 PM

A stylish bag and you wear it proudly. Fits everything that baby and parents need, easy to clean, sturdy, and lots of compartments.

#20 feral funnygirl

Posted 11 April 2012 - 02:55 PM

A bag so gorgeous that your friends keep commenting on it and so practical that you continue using long after you require a parenting bag!

#21 Blossom73

Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:27 PM

Easy to clean (she says after having an entire meal of pureed sweet potato and lentils spill in my current bag), and easy to find things in!

#22 bubmakes3

Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:41 PM

An interior like a tardis - so all the 'kid/baby stuff' is easily and inconspicously accomodated and exterior like the fab-ist (thats a technical term tongue.gif ) designer bag you could imagine - something akin to the Nico Tote by Il Tutto I think!

#23 libracat

Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:42 PM

It looks glamorous enough to not clash with my work or "going out" clothes while travelling to drop off or pick up from care.

#24 ~Ingrid~

Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:43 PM

“What makes a baby bag stylish AND functional?”
Being able to walk down the street with the bag over my shoulder and no one even suspect that I am a mother carrying a nappy bag while knowing it has all the space, compartments and durability to fulfill all my parenting needs.

#25 Mandy GRAHAM

Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:04 PM

Nico by Il Tutto - the 'IT' parenting bag has it all - style and looks and room.

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users


First look at Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget is now in her 40s and is a successful publishing executive - but also has a pregnancy to contend with as well.

Newlyweds send bill to no-show guests

Planning a wedding can be stressful – and, as most newlyweds can attest, it can be very costly, too.

Claire Danes: acting out postnatal depression was difficult

Actress Claire Danes found it difficult pretending to have postnatal depression in Homeland, as she had just become a new mother herself.

Sneak peek: Geleeo self-cooling pram & high chair liners

We just spotted Geleeo, a brand new self-cooling pram liner you can buy in time for summer.

The moment a 92-year-old meets her great grandaughter

It's a heart-warming photo this family will treasure forever.

How to prepare for breastfeeding when you're still pregnant

While every woman's breastfeeding journey is different, many hurdles are shared. Knowing what to expect will enable you to make informed decisions if - or when - you meet challenges along the way.

Win a Family Farm Trip with Shaun the Sheep

To celebrate the Home Entertainment release of Shaun the Sheep Movie, Essential Kids and Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are offering one winner and their family a holiday to a farm.

Sneak peek: new Love Mae bamboo dinnerware designs

We do love ourselves some brand new designs in tried and true products. The renowned bamboo dinnerware from Love Mae has just had several more members join the family, in addition to a brand new website.

Mum who killed paedophile gets reduced sentence

A mother-of-five who killed a paedophile has had her jail sentence reduced by a judge who described her case as a "truly exceptional" one.

Win a Justine Clarke Pyjama Jam! prize pack

The Pyjama Jam! tour will see Justine Clarke returning to more intimate venues around Australia, creating the perfect comfy and cozy atmosphere for a PJ party.

Toddler's silent debate with mum about naptime

He might not utter a single word - but this toddler is having a great debate with his mother about nap time.

Silence is golden ... or is it?

Silence is golden, or so the saying goes. But when it comes to children, quite the opposite is true.

Awards 2015: Vote now for a chance to win $2000

Vote for your favourite pregnancy, baby and toddler products for your chance to win your share of $2500 in cash prizes.

Scientists identify potential birth control 'pill' for men

Two drugs that help suppress the immune system in organ transplant patients may have a future as the long-sought birth control "pill" for men, new research suggests.

Running for beginners: taking the first steps

It's that time of year when the weather warms up and there's more opportunity to get out and go for a jog.

Tips for turning yourself into a morning person

Mornings are a great time to spend time in reflection or to get outside and get moving.

Thousands sign petition for unborn babies killed by domestic violence

Almost 8000 people have signed a petition calling for a law to recognise unborn babies killed by domestic violence in NSW.

Pregnant Sarah Harris tells body-shamers to 'get stuffed'

Television presenter Sarah Harris has a message for anyone who tries to body-shame pregnant women or new mums.

In defence of 'brexting'

Mums spend literally hours a day with a baby attached to their boob, or giving them a bottle. Surely they don't all need to be spent looking at the baby?

How a fellow passenger made a mum's day on a flight

As any parent who has ever travelled with a baby knows it can be a daunting experience. The stares and attitude of unsympathetic fellow travellers only serve to make the journey even more stressful. 


What's hot on EB

Stella McCartney honours mum with lacy bra

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has honoured her late mum, Linda McCartney, by designing a special bra for post-mastectomy patients.

Don't panic: A granddad midwife's guide for dads-to-be

Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.

How to be a calm parent when you're feeling anything but

Being a calm parent takes a lot of work, sometimes more than is obvious to those around us.

The joy and isolation of being a stay-at-home dad

It's cool, kind of like a second childhood. I love him to bits and think, on average, I'm an okay dad. But I also want to talk about the other stuff.

How baby Teddy's short life is helping save thousands of lives

He may have only lived for 100 minutes, but that didn't stop baby Teddy from saving the lives of others.

A heartbreaking trail of missed chances in death of baby forgotten in car

A haunting reminder to stay mindful about babies in cars, especially as we approach summer.

What to do if your baby has tongue-tie

Tongue-tie can cause feeding problems. However once it is diagnosed, the condition can be easily treated.

How to move house without losing your mind

Some people move frequently, while others like to stay put. But everyone finds it stressful.

'She had nowhere to go': how new mum's life began to unravel

The birth of her first child should have been happiest of times for Campsie mother Phuong Cao, but friends say it marked the beginning of when her life began to unravel. 

Women giving birth to a son keep some of his Y chromosomes

It was an experiment doomed to failure - they were looking for male cells in female bodies. And their search was stunningly successful.

Photos: How babies fit in the womb

A gorgeous photo series shows babies in the first hours after their birth - as they were positioned in the womb.

Baby tries to persuade stubborn bulldog to walk, fails

We don't know what he's saying, but this baby has a very clear message for his bulldog pal: let's walk - NOW.

The best toddler gift ever? Nine gender-neutral play kitchen picks

Without a doubt, one of the best gifts for a toddler turning two or three is a play kitchen.

9 easy steps to improve your baby photography

With a few simple tips you can take your images from random happy snaps to lovely clean images that create beautiful lasting memories.



What are your favourite baby products?

The Essential Baby Awards are on now, and we need your help! Have your say on your top picks and you'll go in the draw to win a share of $2500.

Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.