every baby needs a cuddly toy, but you might want to steer clear of the sickly sweet and go for something a bit more stylish (and far more lovable)

stylish soft toys teddies

1/ recycled fabric bear, €24, shak-shuka.com
2/ anne claire petit dachshund, £26, johnlewis.com
3/ toy bunny, £9, oliverbonas.com
4/ new arrivals medium owl soft toy, £9.50, marksandspencer.com
5/ ludvig the monkey, €24.95, shak-shuka.com
6/ soft toy marv, £10, mamasandpapas.com
7/ doudou poppy orange, £19.49, bodieandfou.com **for 10% off your first order quote BABY at the checkout**
8/ naomi the doll with the pink dress, £17.55, yellowlolly.co.uk
9/ cordy roy ardvaark, £10.19, amazon.co.uk
10/ dizzy ragdoll, £12, izzyandfloyd.com
11/ stick the snail, £39.95, illustratedliving.co.uk
12/ spring stripe bear, £30, theblackrabbit.co.uk