Fábula Fall Winter 14

A Nossa Casa - Fábula Fall Winter 14

Inspired by the World Cup 2014, many Brazilian children’s brands developed their Fall/Winter collections focused on welcoming foreign people and cultures in the country. And so did Fábula, the children’s line of acclaimed fashion label Farm.

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Freddy Deane reports on Bologna Children’s book Fair

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Book books books! “The 51st annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair was a wow“, reports Freddy Deane, founder of Smiling Planet and writer+illustrator. His report tells us all about the event and the new great books to come.

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Sunday Video : Brilliant speech about education by a 13 year old

Logan LaPlante

This TED talk by a 13 year old boy has been around for many months, so it’s not very new. Nevertheless, it’s really a favourite that we keep showing to our friends. As thought provoking as it is entertaining, it’s another one to watch with the whole family. (click on READ MORE to access the video)

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Petit Zarafa : Play with languages

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When a child is playing, it is the perfect time to learn. With this in mind, Julie Klear and Moulay Essakalli of Zid Zid Kids have created Petit Zarafa™, the first play-based multi-language learning subscription website for little ones ages 2 and up.

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Amiki : Time to stock cute PJs!

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I don’t know if it is the same for you, but in our home, PJ’s tent to be quickly of of shape, and that is probably due to the fact that we indulge lots of lazy PJ days, especially in winter. Amiki Children, specialised in kids’ s nightwear age 2-8, is having a very attractive sale with PJs at €12. 
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Irresistible tees by Bob & Blossom

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British brand Bob & Blossom is one of my favourites when it comes to making birth presents. I also love their number tees; they make kids so proud to show their age ! I usually order online, it is easy and I know what I get :  a clean, fresh product in beautiful thick cotton.

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Step by step for Spanish brand Seesaw

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So many Spanish brands these days! TodayPirouette focuses on Seesaw, known for their hip, fresh and comfortable designs. 
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Sunday Video : My favorite thing by Sophie Demenge

Sophie Demenge, My Favourite Thing

This is a very inspiring video for both parents and children. About how the mother of Sophie Demenge (founder of Oeuf), at the age of 13, got into an amazing obsession and ritual, that turned into a wonderful collection…

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4th Edition of Kidsroom Zoom in Milan

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April fools, April showers, April the month of Milano Mobile, the super exciting and vibrant event that turns Milan into an absolute must-visit place for almost a whole week. It will be the 4th edition of kidsroomZoom!. Here’s the selection of  brands and artists, all around children’s design.

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Sunday Video : MAN

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A great little video commenting on the way humans treat Planet Earth and the animals living on it. Fun, with great graphics and music. To watch with the children of course. Have a good Sunday! (click “read more” to access the video).

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Paade Mode + Dongsun Choo

Paade Mode - Dongsun Choo

The label Paade Mode from Latvia, launched only two years ago, is growing fast. Their FW 2014-15 smart casual fashion collection had a great success at both Paris and Brussels shows. Here’s some images by South Korean photographer Dongsun Choo, taken  just after the Little Fashion Week Brussels’ catwalk show.

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Kid’s art on display

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Katia Graeff had the great idea to transpose children’s drawings into cushions. “il était 1x une étoile is the label she created, to allow decorating the house while keeping track of our little one’s beautiful creations.

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