Silver Cross has the proud distinction of having as its founder the inventor of the world’s first stroller. Since 1877, Silver Cross has been manufacturing beautiful premium strollers and classic prams using the highest quality materials for discerning parents and their babies and toddlers.
Silver Cross will be at the New York Baby Show on May 20 and 21, at Pier 94.
The nation’s largest show for expectant and new families, the New York Baby Show is a wonderful family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler. From top products to trusted parenting experts, the New York Baby Show welcomes thousands of expectant and new parents from New York City, the Tri-State area, and beyond!
Tickets to the New York Baby Show are $30 per family, and $20 per individual.
To learn more about Silver Cross, we spoke with Claire Garnett, the company’s social media and content manager.
For someone unfamiliar with Silver Cross, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?
For more than 140 years, Silver Cross has been dedicated to giving babies the best start in life. Since the company was founded in 1877 it has become a trusted nursery brand, loved by millions of parents across the globe. Its strollers are famous for their high-quality craftsmanship, beautiful design, and innovation, providing babies with a safe and comfortable environment while meeting the demands of modern family life.
Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?
The Silver Cross story began in 1877 when its founder, William Wilson, changed the world of parenting forever. At his workshop in Yorkshire, England, the young entrepreneur invented the world’s first stroller – and the iconic Silver Cross brand was born. By the turn of the century, Silver Cross was a major manufacturer of high-quality strollers and renowned for its associations with the British royal family. It marked the beginning of a global success story, which continues apace today as the company continues to grow. Still based in Yorkshire, Silver Cross is recognized worldwide for producing high-quality, beautiful strollers which are sold in more than 40 countries. It is proud to say that since 1877, millions of parents have trusted Silver Cross to give their babies the best start in life.
What are the most popular and/or newest products from Silver Cross?
In 2017, Silver Cross unveiled its newest stroller, Wave, which has proved a huge success. Intelligent and beautifully crafted, Wave offers a special combination of luxury and innovation. It’s a flexible travel system designed to carry your newborn in comfort and style, yet future- proofed for the arrival of a second baby – all in one ready-to-go package. Featuring the One plus One® connection system, Wave is a beautiful single stroller that can be adapted into a double, with 16 possible configurations to transport your newborn, siblings or twins in comfort, safety, and style. Every detail has received the closest attention, from the magnesium alloy chassis designed for strength and durability to the 4-way suspension and smooth easy fold action. It’s beautifully styled in a choice of high-quality woven fabrics inspired by Silver Cross’ British heritage and love of contemporary trends and tailoring.
What sets Silver Cross apart in the stroller marketplace?
Key to every Silver Cross stroller is excellent design and high-quality craftsmanship, ensuring your baby is carried in the utmost comfort, safety, and style. It has a team of in-house designers, engineers and product development specialists at its UK head office who are obsessive about the finer points of design and uncompromising in their dedication to excellence. Thanks to the company’s long heritage, the Silver Cross product range is unique. The iconic Balmoral and Kensington baby coaches – hand-crafted exclusively in the UK – are a masterpiece of design and engineering, while its contemporary strollers combine the latest advances in technology with premium materials and beautiful design. Every detail receives the closest attention, reflecting Silver Cross’s pride in craft, construction, and materials.
What can parents expect from Silver Cross at the New York Baby Show?
The Silver Cross team is hugely excited to be at the New York Baby Show. You can expect to see the beautiful new Wave in-person and discover why it’s the best on the market in single or double mode. The Wave stroller will be shown in all 4 colors – Sable, Granite, Midnight Blue and Claret – while the Silver Cross team will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate the different configurations. There’s also an opportunity to win a very special prize – so come along and find out more!
To learn more about Silver Cross, check out silvercrossus.com.