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Top 70 Life Stages Trends in October

From Child-Friendly AR Headsets to Matching Familial Footwear

— October 28, 2018 — Life-Stages
These October 2018 Life Stages trends range from matching familial footwear to child-friendly AR headsets. While Mockas Loafers creates handcrafted footwear in sizes for fathers and sons -- with each pair made from Peruvian leather -- 'Holo Cap' is a conceptual headset that aims to make playtime a more interactive and educational experience for kids.

Another product to note is the LÍLLÉbaby infant carrier which boasts a durable, convertible and weather-proof design that is ideal for families who enjoy spending time active and outdoors. Additionally, innovations like Megan Menne's adorable line of handmade felt toys is designed for kids while drawing inspiration from pop culture iconography that parents will identify with. Her most recent release is a collection of Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Scones. Each felt-made item encourages hands-on play versus screen time while referencing Starbucks' iconic autumn beverage.

Other October 2018 Life Stages trends to note include seamless banking apps for younger generations who seek to be more financially independent and Gen-Z makeup brands that offer a diverse collection of fun and age-appropriate cosmetics.
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Family-Focused Bank Offers
Family-Focused Bank Offers
Amãna Bank Limits Its Latest Promotional Rewards to New Parents
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69
Simplistic Mortgage Managing
Simplistic Mortgage Managing
The Digital Mortgage Experience Enables Control Through The Phone
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68
Sustainable Model Turbines
Sustainable Model Turbines
The LEGO Vestas Wind Turbine is Finally Available to the Public
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67
Online Dashboard Card Services
Online Dashboard Card Services
The New Chase Slate Credit Dashboard Gives Insights Every Month
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66
Online Mortgage Prequalifications
Online Mortgage Prequalifications
RBC's True House Affordability Tool Calculates Mortgage Support
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65
Business Savings Bank Accounts
Business Savings Bank Accounts
Masthaven Bank Branches Out its Expertise as a Specialist Lender
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64
Customer-Celebrating Campaigns
Customer-Celebrating Campaigns
TD Introduces #TDThanksYou for Customer Appreciation Day
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63
Award-Winning Video Streaming Channels
Award-Winning Video Streaming Channels
The Vlog Squad on Youtube is Ultra-Popular Among Gen Z
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62
Affectionate Animalistic Robots
Affectionate Animalistic Robots
The WowWee Alive Cubs Let Kids Adopt a Tiger Cub
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61
On-Demand Streaming Experiences
On-Demand Streaming Experiences
The Top-Rated PlayStation Vue Allows for a Multi-Device Stream
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60
Outrageous Acting Party Games
Outrageous Acting Party Games
'Unruly Bastards' Requires Players to Act Out Unorthodox Scenes
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59
Online Financial Education Courses
Online Financial Education Courses
Community Spirit Bank Educates Students Through Money$mart
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58
Digitalized Healthcare Services
Digitalized Healthcare Services
Wema Bank Introduces a New Healthcare Product in Nigeria
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57
Goal-Centric Banking Services
Goal-Centric Banking Services
Tangerine Introduces its Goals Service to Help Customers Save Money
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56
Handmade Monogrammed Treat Totes
Handmade Monogrammed Treat Totes
These Halloween Treat Bags are Durable and Customized
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55
Stackable Creative Toys
Stackable Creative Toys
Piks Helps to Develop a Child’s Concentration and Imagination
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54
Felt Pumpkin Latte Toys
Felt Pumpkin Latte Toys
Megan Menne Sells Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Scones Made Out of Felt
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53
Tasty Vegan Teething Gels
Tasty Vegan Teething Gels
The Jack N' Jill Teething Gel Naturally Alleviates Discomfort
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52
Affordable Healthy Food Options
Affordable Healthy Food Options
Berries and Blooms Offers Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and a Salad Bar
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51
Low-Cost DIY Robot Kits
Low-Cost DIY Robot Kits
The UBTECH JIMU Robot BuilderBots Series: Overdrive Kit is Interactive
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50
Matching Familial Footwear
Matching Familial Footwear
The Mockas Loafers Come in Sizes for Fathers and Sons
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49
Kid-Friendly Essential Oil Sets
Kid-Friendly Essential Oil Sets
The dōTERRA Kids Collection Supports the Mind, Body & Emotions
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48
Engaging Digital Book Alternatives
Engaging Digital Book Alternatives
Yarn Offers Entertaining Chat & Text Stories to Digital Nomads
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47
Programmable Robot Balls
Programmable Robot Balls
The Sphero BOLT Can Operate Independently or with Other Units
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46
Convenient Cashless Payment Apps
Convenient Cashless Payment Apps
NETSpay is a Popular Digital Payment App from Singapore
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45
Stabilizing Toddler Shoes
Stabilizing Toddler Shoes
Hush Puppies' Paw-Flex Technology Supports Young Ones Learning to Walk
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44
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
The Uproxx Site Caters to the Digital Male Demographic
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43
Screenless STEM Toys
Screenless STEM Toys
Robotix's Taco Playbits is a Tangible Toy That Teaches Coding to Kids
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42
Strategic Escapism Board Games
Strategic Escapism Board Games
The 'No Escape' Board Game Has Players Fighting to Escape in Time
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41
Video Game-Inspired Board Games
Video Game-Inspired Board Games
The Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Immerses Players in Detail
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40
Disney Princess Baking Sets
Disney Princess Baking Sets
Disney Eats is Now Selling an Adorable Princess-Themed Baking Set
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39
Embarrassing Strategic Party Games
Embarrassing Strategic Party Games
'Jackwagon' Has Players Performing Peculiar Tasks for Dollars
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38
Millennial-Focused Banking Platforms
Millennial-Focused Banking Platforms
Zag Bank's Business Puts Millennial Banking to the Forefront
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37
Kid-Friendly Fiber-Infused Water
Kid-Friendly Fiber-Infused Water
'hellowaterkids' Shares Flavored, No-Sugar Beverages for Youth
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36
Real-Time Child Trackers
Real-Time Child Trackers
The Weenect Kids Alerts Parents When a Child Leaves Authorized Areas
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35
Connected Child Toothbrushes
Connected Child Toothbrushes
The DEENO-SAUR Toothbrush Lets Parents Keep an Eye on Oral Habits
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34
AR Robot Franchise Masks
AR Robot Franchise Masks
The Transformers Bee Vision Bumblebee AR Experience Mask is Interactive
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33
Connected Hearing Aid Devices
Connected Hearing Aid Devices
Oticon's HearingFitness is Centered Around Health Improvement
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32
Educational Changemaker Kits
Educational Changemaker Kits
littleBits' Inventor Kits Inspire Kids to Change the World with STEM
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31
Unfortunate Ultimatum Card Games
Unfortunate Ultimatum Card Games
The Savage Choices Party Game Offers Offensive Humor for Players
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30
Towering Timber Housing Complexes
Towering Timber Housing Complexes
Anders Berensson Architects Proposes Timber Towers in Sweden
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29
Kid-Friendly Frozen Foods
Kid-Friendly Frozen Foods
The Frozen Food Products for Kids by Ella's Kitchen are Healthy
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28
Ever-Changing Gradient Puzzles
Ever-Changing Gradient Puzzles
This Color-Changing Puzzle by Clemens Habicht is Complex
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27
Video Game-Themed Game Boards
Video Game-Themed Game Boards
A New Fortnite Monopoly Board Reinvents the Classic Board Games
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26
AR-Enhanced Candy Packaging
AR-Enhanced Candy Packaging
KONTI's Wrappers Connect Kids to Short Cartoons & Full-Length Films
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25
Youth-Friendly Nail Trimmers
Youth-Friendly Nail Trimmers
Vanro's Babynice Electric Nail Trimmer is Safe, Quick and Effective
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24
Practical Programming Kits
Practical Programming Kits
Makeblock's Neuron Explorer Kit Teaches Apple's Programming Language
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23
Multifunctional Childhood Nightlights
Multifunctional Childhood Nightlights
The Hatch Baby Rest Night Light Helps Kids Rest Easy
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22
Kid-Friendly Colorful Restaurants
Kid-Friendly Colorful Restaurants
The Pop Shop Offers a Unique Menu of Modern Comfort Food
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21
Active Baby Carriers
Active Baby Carriers
LÍLLÉbaby Created a Baby Carrier for Active and Adventurous Families
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20
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Masada Armor Designs Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids
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19
Vitals-Monitoring Baby Devices
Vitals-Monitoring Baby Devices
The 'VIA' Baby Monitoring System by Christina Wolf is Simple to Use
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18
Pop Culture-Referencing Dystopian Art
Pop Culture-Referencing Dystopian Art
Daniel Arsham's '3018' Exhibition is Raw and Future-Facing
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17
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
Intergalactic Franchise Robot Toys
The Star Wars furReal Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie is Interactive
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16
Child-Friendly AR Headsets
Child-Friendly AR Headsets
The Conceptual 'Holo Cap' Packs Advanced Technology into a Comfy Hat
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15
Kimono-Inspired Baby Clothes
Kimono-Inspired Baby Clothes
The Easy Peasy Kimono by Kiboro is Designed for Easy Infant Dressing
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14
Interactive Child Companion Toys
Interactive Child Companion Toys
'Lummee' Helps Kids Get to Sleep, Wake Up and Enjoy Music
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13
Short-Form Video Apps
Short-Form Video Apps
TikTok and Musical.ly Build a Platform That Enables Creativity & Expression
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12
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Milk & Honey Babies Offers a Variety of Elegant & Functional Styles
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11
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Treehouse Offers Eclectic Collections and Creative Spaces for Kids
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10
Shareable Toy Subscription Services
Shareable Toy Subscription Services
Whirli Redefines the Meaning Behind Playtime & Builds Value
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9
Modern Youth Fashion Brand
Modern Youth Fashion Brand
Youth-Centric COLLUSION Celebrates Millennials & Gives Them a Voice
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8
Indonesian Punk-Inspired Fashion Capsules
Indonesian Punk-Inspired Fashion Capsules
Public Culture Launches a Stylish and Graphic-Heavy Line
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7
Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Todd Oldham Introduces the Home Capsule For Kid Made Modern
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6
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Candytopia is a Vibrant Real-Life Candy Wonderland
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5
Whimsical Holographic Design Identities
Whimsical Holographic Design Identities
Obé Taps into Futura for a Sleek, Eye-Catching Aesthetic
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4
Gen Z-Targeting Makeup Brands
Gen Z-Targeting Makeup Brands
Marta Veludo & Another Studio Produce a Whimsical Brand Identity
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3
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Grimshaw's Prefab Homes are Affordable Housing Solutions
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2
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
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Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
The 'Venn Puzzle' is a High-Quality Device for Mental Breaks
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