We’re really looking forward to attending Dot to Dot this coming Sunday. The London based trade show will be our first port of call for the Pirouette One to Watch awards. Both Florence and I will be on the look out for the best emerging talent at the show in the categories of both children’s fashion & accessories, and children’s design.
It’s the new museum that everyone is talking about in fashion circles : Le Grand Musée du Parfum, located in 73 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, in a historic mansion that was formerly home to Christian Lacroix’s headquarters.
Milan is becoming a must-visit culture hub. Last month, the Prada foundation in Milan opened a new space in the city center called Milano Osservatorio, dedicated to photography and visual languages. Next week will be the opening of a space dedicated to children, Academia dei Bambini, still by the Prada Foundation.
2016 was a pretty good year for British sleepwear and essentials brand The Bright Company and 2017 is looking to be heading in the same direction with the brand’s collection now stocked at the iconic London department store Liberty. We chat with label founder and creative director Alienor Falconer and in the process gain a little SS17 exclusive preview.
On Monday the 9th of January kid’s wear magazine will launch a new magazine dedicated to the world of design for children, lifestyle, toys and accessories. We do our very best to squeeze a little more information and a sneak preview from the editors Petra Barkhof & Ann-Katrin Weiner.
If your children are gluten intolerant, coeliac or if you simply want to go for a low glycemic index diet (see the related post Smart Food for Smart Kids), this quick and easy recipe is for you. It’s also sugar-free yet delicious and it will please the whole family.
It’ so easy to get lost amongst all the images on Instagram but some times like a rabbit in headlights an image commands your attention. This beautiful Rabbit head piece did exactly that, it’s produced by Spanish label Frida’s Tierchen. Maria the designer, prefers to practise artisan manufacturing, making each doll, mask or head piece one by one using natural fibres, cotton and wool felt. The label is a small family run enterprise founded in order to offer beautiful quality accessories for children that encourages the child to use their imagination in play.
Oliver Jeffers’ first clothing line and collectibles recently launched at the iconic Parisian department store Colette. Inspired by his 2014 picture-book Once Upon an Alphabet, the pieces are animated by some of the memorable characters and visual elements of his work. Jeffers collaborated with a small network of his talented friends to get the project underway. The aim being to create a limited line of covetable not disposable objects.