Lovely Georges

Georges Magazine

Beautiful and quirky, Georges is a magazine that stimulates curiosity and revisits the traditional codes of children’s press. Created by author Johanne Nicolas, it is a mine for great graphic design and illustration, ideal for kids who love drawing and painting.

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Furniture for kids : a selection of stylish beds by top brands

Rafa Kids Design

There was a time, not  very long ago, when parents had very little choice – not to say no choice at all –  for their children’s rooms. Now with brands like Oeuf, Perludi, Kalon Studio, Io Kids Design, Rafa or Krethaus, children’s furniture has become cool and stylish, Here’s a selection of beautiful and well designed beds, with an overview of who creates them.

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Great brands using bamboo

Triporteur - Fritsch-Durisotti

This scooter is made of compostable and recyclable bamboo. It is one of the projects by Frisch-Durisotti, a French firm that focuses on non-polluting traveling solutions.

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The Slow Fashion of Motoreta

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Spanish brand Motoreta will be showing their first collection at Playtime Paris this week end. Both coming from the world of architecture and design, María Llerena and Cristina López-Lago are based in Andalusia where they create a local and slow fashion inspired by films, literature, art  and the world of tales.

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2013 Eyewear Collection, Sons + Daughters

Sons+Daughters Eyewear

Take a look at the 2013 Kitsch and Cool Eyewear collection by Sons + Daughters, with new features and new unique prints  from simple red rounded sunglasses to white flower shape sunglasses and many others…

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Fanny Belette’s delicious baby knits

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The collection of Fanny Belette was a good surprise at the last Playtime New York. The refined and comfortable baby clothing inspired by traditional designs and produced in Peru just reached the shelves of Sweet William.

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Kindred : Reacting to today’s throw-away culture

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In response to today’s “throw-away” culture, Kindred gives a second  life to parents beloved clothes, transforming them into a beautiful outfit for babies and children.
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When Tattyoo meets l’asticot = cuckoo time on Pirouette

L'asticot + Tattyoo

When Swiss brands Tattyoo and  l’asticot met, they discovered they had many things in common beyond their citizenship. They decided to team to create a new temporary tattoo, right on time for the summer.

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Create your own : 3 products kids will love

Monkeys - Albin Warin

Kids love to create and most parents love things that are engaging their children’s imagination. Pirouette picked up three brands with interactive features :  Monkies (draw on your shoes), Giokit (customise your outfit) and Storypanda (create your own digital story). Come and play!

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Cute Graphic Tees for Kids

Made by Wolf

Belgium brand Made by Wolf  just launched Chief Lion, their brand new T-shirt illustrated by David Litchfield, a super-talented upcoming artist from Bedfordshire (UK).  Brother and sister Tuur and Jotte proudly wear Chief Lion.

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A Little Pocket from Melbourne

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Mixing bright and subtle colours with crazy prints, soft jerseys with textured knits is not exactly what you would naturally expect from an Australian brand, but Melbourne based A Little Pocket does it like a real pro. Its is not very surprising to read that Laura Natale, designer of the brand, studied Fashion at Melbourne School of Fashion before launching her label, for which she designs the prints herself. 

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The Preppy Children’s Beachwear of Toobydoo

Toobydoo

Paul Thomas Lips and wife Sonja van der Wel launched Toobydoo (a word play on philosopher’s Plato and Sartre’s famous quote ‘To be, is to do’) in 2009. Clean lines, accent on practicality, preppy style for this brand sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and that was also part of a photo shoot at the White House. 

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