Whale Song Mer Duo2 Full Buckle
Whale Song Mer Duo2 Full Buckle
Sleek feeling and easy clean, the Mer Duo2 Full Buckle is your everyday carrier with the bonus of being water wear friendly. A lush and soft foam waistband gives you the support and comfort you need.
- Adjustable from newborn to toddler (0 - 48m; 7 - 45lbs; 18 - 44”)
- All Carry Modes: Front, Back, Hip, World Facing
- Lightweight, moisture wicking, quick drying, sun protective fabrics
- Soft cloud like padding in the shoulders and waist allowing you to sit comfortably when compared to comparable full buckle carriers
Key Features: Newborn Ready Infant Cinch, Perfect Fit Adjusters, Adjustable Chest Clip, Ability to Criss Cross Shoulder Straps, Soft Foam Waistband, Singleton Use and Duo Tandem Compatible.
**Print Placement May Vary**No Hood Per Safety and Suffocation Risk in Water**
Materials: printed Sport Lycra (outer print) and ultra soft polyester micro suede (aka boardshorts) as structure.
Duo Full Buckle: fully supportive ergonomic carrier giving the maximum weight distribution across the back and torso.
Duo Tandem Compatible: with our Duo Onbuhimo carrier! This carrier includes everything you need to wear a singleton and is equipped with the buckles needed so that you can easily clip the Duo Onbuhimo panel into your Duo Full Buckle. This carrier is 1/2 the Duo system.
Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns
We offer free shipping on orders $150+ within the USA/APO.
Timeline - Orders placed for in-stock items are typically processed within 1-3 business days. We are a small business, so during periods of exceptionally high volume, processing time may be longer. Our business hours are Tuesday through Friday 10-4PM PST and we can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Once the label has been printed to prepare for packaging, you will receive an email notification with your tracking number and the link to tracking information. Please keep in mind while labels are printed in preparation for packing that does not mean the order will be dropped off with the carrier the same/next day. We ask that you please wait the full 7 business days to reach out to us if your tracking has not updated.
Hassle-Free 30 Day Returns
**Custom orders and sale items are not eligible for cancellations, exchanges, returns, or refunds unless it falls under special circumstances.**
We want to make sure that you’re happy with your items. We we will gladly exchange item(s), offer online store credit, or refund your product(s)* if you change your mind. To do so we just need:
- Item(s) unworn in original packaging and in resalable condition.
- Item(s) unwashed/unaltered and with original tags.
- A filled-out copy of your returns form and registration card(s).
Lastly, we just ask that the items are mailed to be returned within 30 days of day of receipt by the customer. Customers are responsible for all shipping costs. All returned merchandise must be unused and unwashed with original packaging. Any item that has been used or washed is NOT eligible for return. Returns will receive a refund issued in the original form of payment. All clearance and sale items are final and are not returnable.
Please include the online returns form completely filled out with your returned order as well as all materials received with the carrier (i.e. unused registration card, manual, wet bag).
We aim to provide our customers with products of the highest quality standards. If you have received what you believe to be a damaged/incorrect item, please contact us at email@example.com to guide you through the returns process and to help resolve the problem as swiftly as possible. Please note that we’ll need a photo or two attached to the email showing the fault, which will help us speed up the process.
*Returns without an even cost exchange will be subject to a 10% restocking fee to cover costs of processing, handling, and labor.*
Pre-orders are submitted for production immediately upon order placement and are built to predetermined specifications.
Once delivered, special order returns or exchanges due to customer preference or any other reason cannot be accepted.
How To – Naked Panda Designs LLC wants you to be completely happy with your purchase and we hope you’ll love everything, but understand if you need to make a cancellation.
Important Cancellation Notes and Exceptions:
- Custom Orders are NOT eligible for cancellations.
- Pre-Orders are NOT eligible for cancellations.
- Mystery Boxes are NOT eligible for cancellations.
- Sale items are NOT eligible for cancellations.
- All orders that qualify for cancellation will see a $5.95 cancellation fee deducted from their refund.
- Cancellations will receive a refund issued in the original form of payment.
- Free cancellations are eligible only for the period of 1-hour after the order is placed. After the 1-hour period, customers will be charged for the cancellation fee.
If a pre-order or custom order materials have not been ordered or purchased we will allow cancellation for store credit only.
All sales price are FINAL. Sale items are not eligible for cancellations, *exchanges, returns, or refunds unless it falls under special circumstances.
*Final sale items may be exchanged only once for the same print, different size while supplies last. The customer is responsible for all shipping fees involved to complete the exchange process.*
International Shipping – In addition to domestic shipping within the United States, we offer international shipping. Please note that increased shipping rates apply and the shipping price will automatically adjust to your location.
Please read the associated international shipping risks below prior to ordering.
International Shipping Risks – Shipping products internationally has certain inherent risks. The risk of loss and title for merchandise shipped internationally will pass to the customer upon our delivery of the goods to the shipping carrier. Your order may be subject to duties/taxes/brokerage fees/customs/VAT/importation fees which are levied once a shipment reaches your country and or charged at time of delivery. You will be responsible for paying additional charges for customs clearance; we have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be and are not responsible for their payment. These charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. The customer is responsible for those charges at delivery. These should not be confused with additional shipping amounts. The receiving customer is the importer. Usually the carrier will not release a package until those are paid or they (the shipping carrier) may send you a bill at a later date for those fees. Fees vary by each country. Please review and check those before you purchase so you are not surprised later at delivery. Furthermore, customs policies vary widely from country to country, so please contact your local customs office for further information or questions prior to placing an international order at www.nakedpandadesigns.com. Additionally, when ordering from Naked Panda Designs LLC, you are the importer and must comply with all laws and regulations of the destination country. You authorize us to designate a carrier to act as your agent with the relevant customs and tax authorities in the destination country, to clear your merchandise and advance on your behalf any duties and taxes owed by you. It is outside our control, but as always, cross-border shipments are subject to opening and inspection by customs authorities. As required, we may provide our international carriers with certain order, shipment, and product information, such as description, and as such this information may be communicated by the carriers to customs authorities to facilitate customs clearance and comply with local laws. U.S. and International government regulations prohibit marking items as gifts or marking merchandise below value. Even if “gift” is selected on your order, the cost of the item is still stated on the customs form. Customs authorities require us to state the value of the gift item directly on the package.
International Shipping Times – Please understand that international packages will take longer to arrive than domestic orders. Once the package arrives into your country, it will also pass through your customs office which can add time to the delivery. Customs can hold a parcel for several weeks and open up packages for inspections. Usually international packages arrive within 4-6 weeks, yet it can take longer depending on transit times and customs clearance. Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do internally to speed up the process. Lost packages are extremely rare, so please allow sufficient time for your package to arrive.
Foreign Currency Order Costs – All prices on our site are listed in U.S. Dollars. The exact exchange rate that you will pay is determined by the bank that has issued your credit card.
Refused Shipments – If you decide to refuse any shipments from www.nakedpandadesigns.com you are responsible for the original shipping charges to you, any duties/taxes/brokerage fees/customs/VAT/importation fees that are incurred on the package (on both the original and return shipments), and the cost of returning the package to Naked Panda Designs LLC. This amount will be subtracted from your merchandise credit and if the associated costs exceed the merchandise total, your credit card will be billed for the difference. Moreover, you are responsible for expenses associated with packages that are undeliverable due to incomplete address information, no signature on file, or no recipient at the shipping location provided.
Shipping Cost – Shipping costs are calculated at time of checkout based on order size, weight, shipping time and location.
Comes with an Infant Cinch, adjustable as baby grows (up to 45lbs)
Generous strap lengths ensure comfort for all body types
Clips onto the Full Buckle for Tandem use. Also allows to cross shoulder straps when used by itself.
Front Carry, Back Carry, Off Center Hip Carry & Forward Face
What carries can I do with a Duo Full Buckle?
With any Duo Full Buckle you can do the following carries:
- Front Carry
- Back Carry
- Hip Carry
- Forward-Facing (or World-Facing)
When using the other half of the Tandem Duo (purchased separately), you can do the following:
- Off Center Tandem Carry
- Front & Back Tandem Carry
Visit our Videos & Instructions to see how it works!
What is the difference between our NPD Duo Full Buckle and other Soft Structure Full Buckle Carriers?
The Duo Full Buckle has many features that sets it apart from other carriers:
- It has a wide and moldable waist band that bends with your body giving you the much needed support and ability to move freely or sit comfortably
- The shoulder straps adjust from both front and back, giving you a lot of room for adjustment wether you're back or front carrying
- The Perfect Fit Adjusters (PFAs) shorten or lengthen the shoulder straps, allowing a wide range of caregivers, parents or siblings to wear the same carrier.
- The Duo2 and Duo3 Full Buckles include an Infant Cinch. This ensures the baby sits in the optimal M sitting position. Their knees should always be higher than their bum in order to support the baby's development
- The Duo Full Buckle is also tandem compatible when used with our Duo Onbuhimo. Allowing you to tandem carry twins and siblings
What is the difference between the Duo2 and Duo3 Full Buckle?
The Duo2 Full Buckle is Newborn ready through 45lbs (around 4yo)
The Duo3 Full Buckle is best from 2mo through 65lbs (big kid size). Best for parents with kids of different ages as this will fit them all!
How can I use the Tandem System with the Duo Full Buckle?
Along with a Duo Onbuhimo (sold separately), you can use the Duo Full Buckle to do Tandem Carries.
The Duo Onbuhimo has removable shoulder straps that leave the panel to attach to the extra buckles on the Duo Full Buckle
After perfecting Back Carries on the Duo Full Buckle, the bigger baby will then go on the back with the Full Buckle, while the smaller babe goes on the front with the Onbuhimo panel attached.
See how in our Videos & Instructions
Do I have to use the Mer Full Buckle in water?
Not at all! The lightweight and breathable material of the Mer makes it perfect for every day use year-round, in land or water. Airy for hot and humid weather. Lightweight to use under coats and over layers.
Do Mers include hoods?
No. Our water friendly carriers (Mers and Splash) do not include hoods because they pose a drowning hazard.
What fabric is the Duo Full Buckle available in?
The Duo Onbuhimo is available in Linen, Mer, and Silk
How to use
This Carrier is Tandem Compatible
Tandem compatible with our Duo Onbuhimo carrier! The Duo Full Buckle carrier includes everything you need to wear a singleton and is equipped with the extra buckles so that you can easily clip the Duo Onbuhimo panel into the Duo Full Buckle. This carrier is 1/2 the Duo system and to tandem baby wear you would need to purchase the Duo Onuhimo.
Complete your Tandem Set
Add any Duo Full Buckle to your purchase to complete your tandem set!
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