Diva Milano

Diva Essenza Range

Diva Essenza is a new medium-priced line of wraps designed in Italy and produced in India.
Diva Essenza is baby wraps and ring slings with:
winning designs developed in Italy;
permanent stock of regular models and wide choice of colors;
sustainable quality from a carefully selected ISO-certified manufacturer;
affordable price.
The product is of great quality, produced from a high quality Indian cotton, colored with AZO free dyes, at the ISO-certified factory which has a 30 years old history (just like our factory in Italy).
The fabric is 100% cotton of medium-thickness, with special mechanical pre-treatment to make it soft right out of the box, suitable for both newborns and toddlers. This is the right product for those who seek for “one wrap for all the babywearing period”, for affordable price.
Surface density of Diva Essenza 100% cotton fabric 250 g/m2, cotton/linen is 255 g/m2.

Factory in Italy

Diva Milano factory in ItalyThe factory that produces the Diva Milano Slings is located to the North of Italy, a region well-known by its fabric production. The factory was established as a small family business 30 years ago and has been managed by 3 generations of family members.
Since then it has grown into a well established enterprise, with several waves of equipment renovation. Nowadays it is producing high-quality domestic fabrics for many world-famous fashion houses (Versace and Armani among others).
Only high-quality weaving yarns (cotton and other natural materials) of Italian origin are used in the production. All yarns used in Diva Milano Sling are produced from the puriest and highly refined raw materials, certified with Oeko-Tex Standard 100.

Diva Milano fabrics go through final processing with vapor after weave. This and high quality yarn make the Diva Sling soft straight from the box.
Diva Milano fabrics are carefully inspected at a special equipment for any weaving flaws and damages, before they are sewen into wraps and ring slings.
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Ring Sling Size and Shoulder Type

Length

Size M is 180 cm (measured along the shorter side from rings). This size is suitable for those wearing sizes up to L (app. 14 US/16 GB or 44 (F), 50 (I)).
Size L is 200cm (measured along the shorter side from rings). For most models this size is produced by request.

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Shoulder
The rings are sewn to the fabric with a pleated shoulder, with several pleats folded in one direction.

 

Mei Tai Sizing and Features

Diva Milano mei tais are produced from Diva Essenza fabric (regular stock).

Dimensions

The dimensions of DM mei tais are common for the industry:
mei tai back is 45cm high (not including the hood) and 40cm wide;
upper straps are 2,2m long and 25cm wide;
lower straps are 90cm long and 8,5cm wide.
Mei tai body and straps are unpadded

Age Restrictions

Diva Milano mei tais can be used with:
newborns (with a hood used as a headrest and mei tai body base reduced in width by special cords with stoppers); you can also reduce the height of the back panel by slight tucking of the belt;
most babies up to 12-18 months with the upper side of the mei tai back ending under their head (the baby should be properly positioned without excessive sagging in the back, with a mei tai back properly pulled up);
toddlers up to 2-3 years with their shoulders and sometimes arms outside.

Mei tai Features

adjustable base (20 to 40cm) to provide the correct ‘M’-shape leg position even for newborns;
a rollable hood which can be used as a baby headrest in 2 positions (high and low);
wide shoulder straps made of Diva Essenza wrap fabric, for a great carrying comfort;
long straps at the hood to lift easily the headrest when using for back carrying.