Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Mummy Mondays: Joolz Pushchair Review

Monday, 11 November 2013

Mummy Mondays: Joolz Pushchair Review

One of the most important and exciting purchases that any first time parent makes is the pushchair.

And any parent knows that deciding on which pushchair to buy is something akin to purchasing your first car...

It's exciting, it's impossible to decide which one to choose, it's confusing....

You spend hours upon hours trawling the internet, googling reviews, looking around various in-store showrooms "test driving" various models....

The pushchair that you decide on should be one that will last you from the baby days through to the toddler years.

Now I have to admit that my taste in prams is probably very different to most peoples - I am in the camp of style over substance and I prefer the old-fashioned basket-style prams to the modern looking ones.
I cannot stand the look of the modern "travel system" prams or the Quinny's etc. 

To me they look like space contraptions and I personally can't help but find them ugly and unappealing.

But of course, people insist that they are super-easy to manoevre, light weight and practical. Something that- I have to admit - my choice of beautiful, massive Victorian-style pram is not.

And so when I was given the chance to review the Joolz Day pushchair I was quite pleased to have the chance to try out a Modern pushchair without the need to commit to it....

Here is what Joolz have to say about their pushchair:

"The Joolz Day is designed around the human body, that of the parent and of the child. The smart ergonomic design helps maintain correct posture and gives maximum support to you and your baby. Complete and comfortable. For tall parents and small spaces or the other way around"

And so it arrived, and we (And by "we" I mean Jon of course....while I sat and shouted out my commands...) went about setting it all up.

I expected this to be quite a faff, but I was surprised to see that it took only 3 or 4 minutes to assemble! (Jon isn't the most handy of blokes so this is definitely not down to his assembling skills!)

Everything clicked neatly into place and was very straight forward.

Please excuse the scissors in the background - we'd been using them to open the box!

Once it was assembled, I decided to have a little play around with it.

After being used to my own pram, I was amazed by how light and easy this was to steer - I gasped in amazement when I realised that I could push it around in a complete 360 degree circle with just one finger!!!! It really was that light!
I then had a go at collapsing it - simple!!! One quick movement and it was job done!

The Joolz Day was already winning me over...


Features Include:



  • Easy to manoeuvre
  • Gorgeous design
  • Large magnetic secured shopping bag
  • Easily adjustable (foot rest, handlebars & tilt)
  • Comes with carry cot
  • Comfortable
  • Sturdy and strong
  • Great on all terrains
  • Grows with your baby
  • Easy to clean
  • Has suspension
  • Option to have fixed wheels 


  • We decided to give it a proper test drive during our weekend in Cornwall....

    The first test was fitting it into our small Citroen C3 car - along with ourselves, a weekends worth of luggage, a travel cot and various other essentials - it fit like a dream!

    During the weekend we visited sandy beaches, rocky hills, wet muddy fields...the Joolz was subjected to all manner of terrains and it handled each and every one with ease!



    Perhaps the trickiest place I have steered the Joolz Day was around a very busy shopping centre on a busy Saturday afternoon - it takes tight corners so well, and is such an easy and comfortable pushchair to be in command of.



    I find the storage compartment on the base so very handy, such a fantastic idea and so much more convenient than the traditional open basket which allows things to fall out or get wet.

    Everything has been so well thought out with this pushchair - the handle is height-adjustable which is ideal for taller mothers such as myself, the safety bar in front of the baby is able to be removed with just a simple click either in full or just unclicked on one side to move out of the way, the footrest is adjustable, the tilt is easily adjusted....everything is so simple.

    I wondered if Tyne might find it strange as, up until then, he had been using the carrycot attachment of his pram and had never used an upright pushchair before...but as you can see, he loved it!!!



    As for the appearance...yes I have to say that I still prefer the appearance of a more old-school pram, but in comparison to its modern competitors the Joolz Day is head and shoulders above the rest!

    It's sleek & stylish appearance is modern yes - but there is nothing space-age about its appearance. In fact it manages to remain classic and elegant with its stunning leatherette handle and bumper bar really stealing the show and catching the eye! It screams high-end & high-quality.



    The foot muff is super comfortable and Tyne is never happier than when he's snuggled down inside it - we never hear a single peep out of him when he's being wheeled around in this and I'm not surprised - It really is  the Rolls Royce of pushchairs!!!


    In summary, if you are looking for a modern yet attractive pushchair which is lightweight, easy to adjust, is suited to all manner of uses and can handle various terrains with ease - then look no further than the Joolz Day! 

    For more information, please visit the Joolz website - www.my-joolz.co.uk


    Have you tried this pram yourself? Does it appeal to you? As always, I'd love to hear from you!

    90 comments:

    1. i love the Joolz Pushchair its so on my wishlist for Blob but for now its only a dream wishlist! can i ask you where you got the dummy with the crown from? it looks very much like a Avent shaped one but i might be wrong? thanks

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      1. It is amazing I highly recommend it! :) The dummy is indeed avent! x

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    2. Oh my gosh! Its GORGEOUS! I love the colour & bumper Beautiful Buggy .... xx
      http://busybeemummybex.blogspot.co.uk

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    3. I love his plush plane from disney planes! And the Joolz pram too of course lol

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    4. This looks a lot more sleek than our pushchair! I love the fact that it is ideal for taller people, at 6'6 my husband looks a bit hunched when he's pushing Athena in ours. I love the look of the secure shopping basket too, and the fact that the seat part is so high, again on our buggy it's pretty low so you need to bend down to check on the baby etc. Will keep Joolz in mind for when we upgrade!
      Lauren | Belle du Brighton a Lifestyle & Parenting blog

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    5. it looks great! very stylish a fab review

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    6. I keep looking at this for Oscar as his pushchair is bloomin' rubbish! I don't like it one bit :( Lol. The only thing I worry about is whether or not Oscar would like a giant in it. Lol

      Lou xxx

      Confessions of a Secret Shopper

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    7. At the moment I am busy pram / pushchair shopping for our little girl due next year, so I am reading as many reviews as I can to help me make an informed choice!

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    8. Great review. Looks a stylish and practical pushchair

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    9. Haha look at him in your sunnies! This looks like a fab pram, I always want every new pram I see! xx

      Quite Frankly She Said - UK Lifestyle Blog

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    10. Looks like a fantastic pushchair,thank-you for the review

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    11. Looks like a fantastic pushchair,thank-you for the review

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    12. Lovely. I did a review for the Maxi Cosi Loola and was most impressed when I put it altogether on my own!

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    13. What a lovely looking pushchair! Tyne looks very comfortable :)

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    14. looks fantastic. great to hear a good detailed review on it :)

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    15. Loving the height of the pushchair. Looks more flexible than most, great design.

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    16. I love it!! I opted for the wrong pram and regretted it ever since.

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    17. What a gorgeous looking pushchair!

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    18. Looks like a great pushchair, love the leather!

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    19. looks gorgeous, one for the list i think!

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    20. I've always preferred the look of 'proper' prams as well!

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    21. love the joolz pushchair its fab :)

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    22. Super helpful review! Thanks! @cricrinapoli1

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    23. I find things like pushchairs totally overwhelming, haha...this is actually really helpful :)

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    24. This pushchair looks lovely but the basket doesnt look very big. I rely on my pushchair to get my shopping in as we have no car, my baby jogger city mini just about manages it if I carry the nappies.

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    25. BEAUTIFUL BABY, PUSHCHAIR AND PHOTOS

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    26. I love that it's so easy to use and light too, but still not entirely convinced by the look of it.

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    27. looks and sounds like a great pushchair; i will be reccommending it to my friends

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    28. very stylish looking pushchair

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    29. Looks great and enjyoyed your review.

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    30. Great review. Looks a stylish and practical pushchair its worth a recommendation

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    31. great review and loved the pictures thank you :)

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    32. Great looking pushchair and great review

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    33. aaw that looks like one happy baby!

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    34. It looks great. I'd love to own one! x

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    35. fab review! I was stunned when I was shopping for a buggy/pram/pushchair just how many different types there are!

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    36. Looks very smart and lightweight, excellent :) xxx

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    37. this is gorgeous looks very smart :) x

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    38. fantastic review looks a great product

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    39. I Love this buggy! Fab review x

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    40. Great review! It looks fab! Very trendy looking x

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    41. I have seen these about and thought they looked nice but didn't realise the foot rest extended. I have often muttered to myself "that pram isn't going to last very long" lol!

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    42. I've got a baby due in January and this has really helped me choose a pushchair, fantastic! thanks

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    43. I find the world of pushchairs absolutely terrifying and the choices overwhelming. Thanks for the review to try make the picking a little easier! xx

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    44. A very comprehensive review of an impressive pushchair, many thanks.

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    45. I find it really hard to find a good pushchair - this is a great review. xxx

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    46. Such a lovely buggy and such a lovely baby! xxx

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    47. I love the joolz pushchair Ive had one noting better than trying out pushchairs I miss it now my little one to big :(

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    48. dont like it if totaly honest dont look sturdy enough

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    49. I am so glad that my daughter is out of pushchairs now

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    50. this sounds perfect a modern pushchair that's lightweight = perfection :)

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    51. It looks so light that is amazing! It's nice to hear what really works :) x

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    52. Is it just me who thinks these are ugly? Perhaps I'm more of a traditionalist

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    53. I think the important thing is that it functions well and is light. So many pushchairs are cumbersome, are difficult to collapse, etc.

      Hazel Rea - @beachrambler

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    54. I saw a mother carrying her baby in a papoose the other day. Nice to see them making a comeback, far cheaper too :)

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    55. Really nice pushchair and your little one wearing sunglasses aww bless so cute

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    56. Very practical. Great review.

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    57. I don't really like the pushchair but the baby looks comfortable so that's the main thing.

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    58. no tried this one, wish I had though looks good

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    59. I get the feeling that picking a pushchair is like picking your first car! Exciting times :)

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    60. Very nice. Its fun picking your first pushchair.

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    61. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon the blog and wished to say that I’ve truly enjoyed browsing the blog posts baby tips

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