Posted in Mood of the dayMarch 26, 2015
While expecting my third child, I knew this was the last pregnancy. So, although I still wanted to look “myself” and as good as possible while being with a bump, I also knew I didn’t want to splurge too much on pregnancy clothes that I would not be able to wear again. That’s why I literally fell head over heels with the Hatch collections.
Posted in PhotographyMarch 25, 2015
Cuts and Grazes
A Look At… grazed knees, bleeding noses and tears or taking pictures of our little ones’ not so pretty moments.
Posted in BrandsMarch 24, 2015
Brand name : Yellowpelota - www.yellowpelota.com
Date of creation : July 2009
Country of origin and production : Spain
Name of owner/founder : María Varona
Number of employees : 3 people and a big team from our lovely atelier!
Posted in Formidable FamilyMarch 23, 2015
The Thomson family is about adventure, something reflected in their childrenswear brand Waddler. Philip, Marina and their three sons travelled extensively around South America, before discovering a wild tropical island off the coast of Brazil, which they have now made their home.
Posted in CultureMarch 22, 2015
Good old Tina Turner singing Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu, a moving Peace Mantra while kids are playing, smiling, dancing. A good way to start the day. Happy Sunday!
Posted in ProductsMarch 19, 2015
Pala-Mino‘s collection for boys and girls seems to have been created for design and architecture lovers with its strong shapes highlighted by fresh colour palette of navy, grey + pops of gold, tangerine and lilac. A nod to the sportswear of the 90′s that make me think of French brand Dorotennis, for those who remember it.
Posted in Mood of the dayMarch 18, 2015
We discovered little Huset (Norwegian for “little house”) at Playtime New York last year. We were literally drawn to the colorful and playful booth before totally falling under the spell of the founder Alyson Beaton. She is as fun and sweet as her little eco-friendly modular cardboard houses.
Posted in ProductsMarch 16, 2015
Innovative and buzz-generating brands Macarons and Chapter 2 have decided to team, hurray! Both share a passion for high quality, natural materials, regional craftsmanship and avant-garde design. The fruit of this co-creations are stylish boot JOY and the matching belt GIOIA.
Posted in Culture,Family TravelMarch 14, 2015
Traveling with kids can be a challenge. Location, season, amenities all come into play. Of course there’s also the kids’ age to consider. There are the ‘family friendly’ hotel options out there, which can be hit and miss. What could be better than staying at home… away from home? Enter Behomm, a house swap portal for design professionals.
Posted in ProductsMarch 13, 2015
This a busy time for brands who are gathering their orders after the shows, to send their quantities to factories. Retailers, Milk on the Rocks is one line not to be missed as it is very punchy. Perfect for who complains that there is very little on the market for boys!
Posted in Trade ShowsMarch 9, 2015
Lats week end I had the pleasure to attend Playtime in New York. Playtime is the world’s largest trade show network for children’s collections. It is THE place for all amazing children related products and this year, the New York edition celebrated it’s 10th birthday.
Posted in Culture,Mood of the dayMarch 6, 2015
Since we visited Patagonia and learned about the straights of Magellan – tracing the H.M.S. Beagle’s voyage on a map – Darwin has captured our girls’ imaginations. The imaginations of Darwin’s own children have recently come to vivid light, on the very pages of the original manuscript of “The Origin of the Species“. This is the only