After creating a series of handmade prototypes based on her idea, Chrissy consulted several Melbourne-based design agencies and selected Design + Industry Melbourne to work with to further develop her concept. Following extensive research and development, including multiple rounds of prototypes, assessment of materials and several design refinements, they arrived at the perfect solution. The aptly named 'Gigi Bib' features an innovative one-handed clip (Patent Pending), designed to be easily opened and closed by gently pinching the clip's arms together using just the thumb and forefinger. This allows parents to easily remove baby's bib with one hand without waking them when they fall asleep during a feed (or during a'dream feed'), giving them a smooth transfer into bed.
The full Gigi Bib range is now available for sale within Australia, through the online retail store - www.gigibib.com.au Feedback received from parents and gift-givers has been overwhelmingly positive, with Gigi Bib attracting all five star reviews, including comments like: "The Gigi Baby Bib is a game-changer. It's so easy to take off that it doesn't wake our daughter when she falls asleep during feeds - so I can just pop her straight into bed!" "The quality is amazing. Such a clever idea with the one-handed clip. Brilliant for parents like me who only ever have one hand free!" "Such a fab product. The quality is brilliant, and that one handed clasp makes life so easy, especially for me when I’m on the go and need to feed the little one in my lap out and about. Such a cinch. Love it". Chrissy is currently working on wholesale partnerships for Gigi Bib and has plans to apply the one-handed clip to a range of adaptive wear and accessible products for people with additional needs.