Misha and Puff : Softness alert!

misha and puff

It must be the weather getting colder or just the cuteness factor of their pictures but I fell head over heels for this adorable thoughtful American knitwear company: Misha and Puff. They just make the most irresistible and unique pieces that I have seen in a long time. 

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Falling Up

Hugh Holland, Locals Only

Casa da Musica is a major cultural landmark in our new home of Porto. It is also an improvised skatepark. Skaters and other tricksters come from all over to carve the splendid ‎undulations in which this hard edged concrete crystal palace sits. That’s one of the things I love about

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Zuzii : Oxford-inspired shoe handmade in LA

zuzii

Zuzii, zuzii, zuzii… Music to my ear…. I wished for a long time that they expanded their size range and…. they did! Now infant and adults can wear their super cool handmade shoes. I can stop obsessing about my toddler’s footwear collection : it has become a family affair!

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B & Me : keep mum&baby warm, New York way

b & me

B & Me NYC was founded by Sarah Clark, a mother who lives in New York City with her husband and their three children. Sarah decided to start a new business last spring with the desire to keep her baby warm and comfortable during New York City’s cold and windy days.

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Piùpiùchick store, Porto

Piupiuchick

Portuguese label Piùpiùchick just opened a store in Foz, the authentic and chic Porto neighbourhood by the sea. It’s no surprise that the label was created by an architect, an engineer and a designer as the space is very cute and cleverly done.

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Wovenplay & Jess Brown create matching dolls

Wovenplay & Jess Brown

We love collaborations and this one is between two beloved of our brands: Wovenplay and Jess Brown. The idea is that the Lohengrin Dolls made in California by Jess Brown wear the same the same costumes as children who play with them. The costumes are made in New York by Wovenplay.

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News from Deuz : Shake it baby!

Minimaracas by Deuz

To stimulate babies with pleasant sounds ans shapes, Deuz created these bright coloured mini maracas in natural material. Made by artisans using beechwood from local sustainable forests, Minimaracas are a totally safe products for babies as they use colors and varnish with nontoxic certification.

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Aquila magazine, for children 8 to 12

Aquila Magazine

 I am happy to share a family discovery : AQUILA, a monthly educational magazine for children 8 to 12. Aquila keeps children entertained with intelligent reading; every issue is organised around a theme, and contains articles, puzzles, fun activities that will enrich general knowledge. My kids love it and I have much pleasure

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Sailing the Northern sea with dents de loup

Dents de loup

Created by French designer Paula de Lemos, Dents de loup began far away from Paris, in the South of India. The brand offers simple, beautifully handmade, long lasting characters made from natural materials. We like the new fisherman from the Northern seas, and its quirky retro look!

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Paade Mode F/W 2014-15

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The Fall-Winter 14  collection by Paade Mode is called “Below the Snow”. It is Inspired by the many stories hidden beneath the snow and the tale of grass waiting to rise again and sprout at the first signs of warmth. A play between pines, bushes and trees mixed with wintery whites and soft grays, complemented by tones of greens and blues, with pops of wine red and orange. Inspiring!

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The Benefits Of Yoga For Children

yoga for Kids

Virginie Dreyer of Tiny-Om creates symbolic jewellery for little girls. Yasmine Mamoudieh, founder of myKidsy, helps parent to find the best courses, creative activities  and workshops in London.  A conversation around the benefits of yoga for kids started between us. 

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Winter is coming and Clotaire has boots for little cold feet

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Milao is the name of this gorgeous new Clotaire boots, created with the coming cold days in mind.  The brand’s classic and iconic low boot has just been lined with synthetic shearling fabric, giving it a cosy, irresistible look.  

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