What in the world is a layette you ask? It’s all of the essential pieces that make up your newborn’s wardrobe. Read on to discover exactly what and how much you need, plus get the scoop on some of the cutest baby basics around.

6 Sleepers

Stock up on sleepers with feet. Your baby will likely live in these, day and night, for the first several weeks - and spit up on them and have blow outs in them and well, you're going to need a bunch. Score cute patterned footies from Hanna Andersson's Lilla Hanna Layette line.

Available at hannaandersson.com, $39.

What’s in your baby’s layette? Tell us about the special, essential pieces you found in a Comment.

–Julie Seguss