About Quincy Mae

Quincy Mae offers beautiful color palettes, minimal print patterns, and velvety soft fabrics. Each collection is filled with easy to wear silhouettes and everyday basics built to make dressing your baby simple + convenient.

from color coordination across different pieces to getting each garment on and off. The minimalist approach to art and prints combined with soft wearable colors will always be the staple design features of Quincy Mae and have made the brand stand apart since its inception. 

Q+A with our Co-Founder + Creative Director

Kelli welcomed her third baby, Quincy Mae, in 2017. She quickly noticed a gap in the market for quality organic baby essentials in her signature color palette... which led to her second brand, Quincy Mae, launched in the fall of 2018.

Kelli is also the co-founder and designer for the children's brand Rylee + Cru, inspired by her two older children. Quincy Mae is Kelli’s third baby and will forever be the inspiration behind this collection.

Why did you start Rylee + Cru Collective?

I started Rylee + Cru in 2014 out of my own desire to see something in the market that I couldn't find myself.  Clothing for children that suited my own personal taste in color, art, and silhouettes. While pregnant with my second in 2017, I noticed a gap in the market for quality organic baby essentials which led to the launch of Quincy Mae in 2018!

Never could I have imagined it would turn into what it is today! It has been the wildest journey and I am so grateful for it all.

Kelli's Edit

Curated picks from our founder and creative director (we think she has great taste).

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How did you get your start as an artist?

I've been creatively driven for as long as I can remember, but it wasn't until college that I really started to pursue a career in art and design. I worked as a graphic designer for a clothing brand for 5 years while simultaneously honing my skills as an illustrator and fine artist.

My passions have always been fashion and art! I eventually became a full-time freelance artist and did everything from commissioned paintings to greeting cards, to branding and websites.  In 2011, I gave birth to my first daughter, Rylee, which introduced me to the world of children's clothing.  I was pretty underwhelmed by the options in the market at that time.....and it was then that the idea of starting a brand of my own was formed.

What are you most proud of?

When I look around my office and see all the amazing people I get to work alongside every day I feel really proud.  When I go out to dinner and see a cute family a few tables down with kids wearing my clothes, I feel really proud.  When we partner with various charity organizations who are really making a difference in people's lives...I feel really proud.  I think for me, it's really about the community we've built and the relationships formed as a result of the product we've created (which I am also pretty proud of) ;)


At Quincy Mae, sustainbility matters! By sourcing only the best cotton and materials we can share with you longer lasting, better washing garments and accessories that aren't disposable. We believe that cherished baby garments should be worn, well-loved, and then shared and not thrown away wastefully. This is why as a brand an emphasis is put on produces better quality and longer lasting items that live on beyond the initial wear and tear.

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What have been the greatest challenges that you've overcome?

Starting and running a small business is no small feat and we've certainly faced our fair share of challenges along the way.  But I always try to have the perspective that each challenge makes us stronger and teaches us something that will serve us in the future.

I think for me, the biggest challenge since starting this business was learning how to juggle all of my responsibilities at work alongside all of my responsibilities at home and as a mother.  Getting a brand on its feet takes SO MUCH WORK and energy, but so does being a mom of 3 little ones.  I struggled for a long time trying to find that balance and not feeling like I was dropping all the balls or crumbling under the pressure.  I am not going to lie, that challenge never went away.  But I have learned to manage it better....to prioritize the things that matter, ask for help when I need it, and most importantly, give myself a little grace along the way.