When was the last time – or indeed, the first time – that you went some place really wild with your kids? Not just off-road, but truly wild. Where there are no roads. A place that you might encounter an unfamiliar face. Perhaps the closest we’ve come to visiting a place that could be genuinely described as wild was Patagonia.
Last month, London’s School of Life launched 100 Questions: Family Edition – a toolkit designed to bring families closer together. Good conversation can be the key to building strong connections between generations. It’s not always easy to kickstart a truly enriching conversation, though.
French brand Je suis en CP! will be showing at Playtime Paris this week end before crossing the ocean for Playtime New York in August. Their S/S16 collection called “The Countryside In Paris” was shot by Emily Kornya.
Family is the most exciting project in life for Julie Carol and Veit, the creators of Macarons. “Love is what holds it all together”, they say and this is probably why love is reflected in the clothing they develop : beautiful, soft, comfortable, made out natural materials, organic pure new Merino wool and organic pure long-staple cotton.
A new children’s boutique, Arsène et les Pipelettes is enriching the 6eme Arrondissement in Paris, a place already packed with gorgeous stores : Milk on the Rocks, Bonton, Zef, Pèpè, Paul Smith, Bonpoint to name just a few.
With summer just around the corner I am craving sandals and happy bright colors for my little ones and I keep going back to Humble Hilo.
Present for the first time at Playtime Paris this July, London brand Play is Work will showcase its capsule collection of of ethically sourced leather pieces. The designer Kaija Vogel has just enriched the range with great skirts, inspired by the traditional « foustanella » folk skirt, worn by men in Greece.
What young parent has not found themselves wondering what their child will be when they grow up? (Some of us may still be wondering ourselves, “what do I want to be when I grow up?”). Coding classes, Chinese lessons, Business Skills for youngsters… We’re all trying to second guess the professions of the future. And what parent can entirely resist the temptation to project our own ambitions on our kids?
Created by Jon Sumroy, a father of four, mifold is a revolutionary Grab-and-Go Booster seat, the most advanced, compact and portable in the world. It’s more than 10x smaller than a regular booster seat and it’s just as safe.