Photo: courtesy of NY & Company

Gabrielle Union‘s Shady Baby has made her big debut as a mogul in the making; their new NY & Company capsule collection is just in time for Mother’s Day.

The Being Mary Jane actress, 46, her 5-month-old daughter, Kaavia James, are known for their hilarious social media posts in which Kaavia’s don’t –mess-with-me ice grill earned her the nickname Shady Baby:

Now Kaavia is the inspiration for Union’s casual clothing line for babies aged 0 to 24 months. The capsule collection, called Kaavi James by Gabrielle Union, includes girls and unisex pieces ranging from $15 to $45.

In fun-loving patterns like polka dots, tie-dye, leopard print and stripes, the collection showcases cute catchphrases like “Dream” and, of course, “#shadybaby”. Most notably, as shown above, a couple of the pieces match with the adult range of Union’s NY & Company collection; which means you can coordinate your whole mommy-and-mini-me ‘fit before Mother’s Day on May 12. There’s even a dog sweater, modeled by Kaavia’s dog, Tre.


Kaavi James by Gabrielle Union is available for purchase now on, and will launch in select stores starting Monday.