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Parent & Child interviews

Lola, 12 years old – Nouméa, New Caledonia

November 23, 2011

Our mother and child of the the day are hard core travelers and adventurers. Lola doesn’t go to school anymore, she’s studying at home because there’s no French school in Salvador de Bahia, where she will be moving soon moving. Her mother Vanessa Pol,  founder of Zanzibook (Kids book App publisher) and father spend a lot of time with her; she helps her mother with Zanzibook Continue Reading

Parent & Child interviews

Eve Bowker, 4 years old – Washington DC, USA

November 19, 2011

Eve is a conversationalist! She is also an athlete who loves to climb and to run whenever she is outside, and a budding aesthete who likes to read and draw intricate pictures when she is inside.  She adores playing with her family and friends, especially her baby sister, her school friends, and her cousins. Amanda is an art historian with a specialization in photo history. Continue Reading

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Lief, 3 years old – Brooklyn NY, USA

November 12, 2011

Lief is particular about people’s names. She has to know everyone’s names. It’s the first question she asks when she meets someone. Is it because her own name is so particular and so charming? Ilana, her mother adds “Lief also loves dressing up especially in my clothes and heels”. No surprise when your mom is a fashion designer! Ilana is the founder of children’s brand Little Lief. Continue Reading

Parent & Child interviews

Nina, 6 & Tor, 4 years old – Nairobi, Kenya

October 15, 2011

Erin Allan contacted me about Toto Knits, the brand of ethically made knitwear for children that she founded in Nairobi. A good occasion to discover how it is to live in the capital of Kenya. I learned that Nina loves art- especially drawing and recycled/found crafts and that Tor professes to love snakes but jumps a mile whenever he sees one (“which is as we want it with many deadly species found locally in Kenya” adds Erin). Continue Reading

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Honore, 19 months – New York, USA

September 29, 2011

Honore is the youngest boy ever interviewed on Pirouette, but  the little 19 months old is already very opinionated. Obsessed with cars (toys AND real ones) and anything with wheels, he’s always ready for big fun like having his head upside down or running super fast and kicking the ball. Let’s read more about him and mother Elisa Lempicka, Consultant and Design Director for Lolita Lempicka.  Continue Reading

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Isobel, 5 years old – London, UK

September 25, 2011

Today we welcome Isobel, 5 years old and her mother Lindsey,  journalist and founder of Urban Mums. Lindsey reports : “Izzy loves listening to music and dancing, especially “streetdancing” which she can’t believe she learned on her own. She is not a fan of wearing jeans, preferring dresses and leggings instead.  Izzy enjoys drawing pictures of rapunzel, mermaids and unicorns. And she also loves chocolate brownies, and chocolate gelato from Gelato Mio”.  Continue Reading

Parent & Child interviews

Marcel & Fabian, 8 years old – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

September 12, 2011

Twin brothers Marcel and Fabian recently moved to Dubai with their parents. Before that the family lived in Oslo and in Ethiopia. Marcel (a real charmer who loves to meet people) is into football. Fabian, on his side, plays tennis but also loves school, singing, dancing to his favourite music. Kari Thomassen their mother is the designer and founder of childrenswear brand myCinnamonGirl. Continue Reading

Parent & Child interviews

Lulu, 10 years old – London, UK

September 8, 2011

Do you remember what your dreams were when you were 10 years old?  Lulu has a timeless passion for horses but she is also a kid of her times, dreaming of visiting New York and wishing to have her own  laptop. Alison Spence her mother is the designer and founder of new girl’s brand called Original Sister, offering “plainer (but not plain) well-considered, easy-to-wear, premium quality and stylish basics”. The brand was featured last Sunday in The Telegraph (read the article here). Continue Reading