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Summer Holiday Stories Part III

August 22, 2017

Where do our favourite childrenswear owners and designers go on holidays? Some destinations will make you dream, big time! Third part of the best summer 2013 holiday memories of cool families : Oeuf Clothier in South of France, Naif Magazine in Spain, Zid zid kids in Tangier, Pom d’Api in Les Cevennes, Agence Violette in Andalusia.
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Looking for a fresh little discovery? City Goats

August 21, 2017
City Goats AW17 collection connection

Looking for a fresh little discovery? City Goats was one of Pirouettes finds at the Kids Show in Paris. Ching Ching the designer and label founder has created a relaxed chic line, crafted with botanical dyes using organic cotton and sustainable to boot. Ching Ching will be showing the ss18 collection at Playtime Tokyo starting the 22nd of August so if your attending go say ‘hi’ we’re big fans of the ss18 colouring. So, Let’s hear a little from Ching Ching and then play spot the city goat in the AW17 photography, what’s not to love about this label.

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Fly on the wall: backstage at Petite Parade documentary style with Molly Magnuson

August 17, 2017
Backstage Petite Parade

On my recent trip to New York I had the joy of being introduced to the incredibly talented kid’s fashion photographer Molly Magnuson through the equally talented designer Tina Tuchinda. Somehow Tina felt that we would hit it off and she was right. What resulted from our meeting was an evening of huge hilarity and an unplanned Pirouette ‘Fly on the wall ‘documentary style experience at the Petite Parade fashion show. Molly very kindly acted as my photographer, lucky me. Read on for a glimpse backstage at Petite Parade …

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“Ich bin ein Berliner!” First impressions of Playtime Berlin

July 28, 2017
Playtime Berlin first edition

Playtime launched their brand new and highly anticipated Berlin show on the 5th of July. Starting a new venture is exciting and a little nerve wrecking but as much as you plan or anticipate the launch it’s not until afterwards when you can look back and really take it in. We had so many questions about the new show so we had a chat with the Playtime team and in the process discover how the launch went for the team. We also spoke to the exhibitors to get their first impressions of the all new Playtime Berlin show , Nici Zinell (Noe Zoe), Emma Watson (Little Hotdog Watson), Lula Aldunate (Lulaland) and Laura Egloff (Veleveteen)

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Exclusive preview: The Bonnie Mob AW17 WILD

July 10, 2017
Bonnie Mob AW17 WILD

The Bonnie mob go WILD for AW17 !  Sit back and relax as the luxury children’s knitwear and apparel label take us on a colourful trek through the remote mountain paths of the Himalayas, but remember to keep a look out for the secretive little animals hiding high amongst the clouds…their both fun and a little bit cheeky. Continue Reading

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Time for the 22nd edition Playtime Paris!

June 30, 2017
22nd edition Playtime Paris

Show season is well and truly underway. Next it’s the 22nd edition of Playtime Paris which opens it’s doors at 9.30am this Saturday. 520 fashion and lifestyle brands will be presenting their ss18 collections and new product lines. But you may ask what should I be looking out for at the show…

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Collection Preview: Fort AW17

June 28, 2017

Each season Fort clothing commission a different artist to interpret their source of inspiration for their new collection. For the Fort AW17 collection the selected artist is Sydney Smith whilst the inspiration for the collection is taken from Sable Island National Park Reserve. The quality of the collection and illustrative print is testimony to the attention of detail and skill of the designers and co-founders Sarah Kawasaki and Derrick Hodgson. This is a young Canadian label with flair and durable child friendly pieces for AW17. We fell in love and we think you will too.

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